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Week 13: Fall 2020 Semester Wrap Up

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IC co-directors Marc Yamada and Doug Weatherford as well as IC assistant director Marie-Laure Oscarson discuss the Fall 2020 semester, it’s challenges, it’s films, and the upcoming semester.


Show Notes:

0:39 Fall 2020 challenges
4:43 Semester highlights
18:08 Upcoming films we are excited for

Week 12: Artists & Writers

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IC co-directors Marc Yamada and Doug Weatherford discuss The Eternal Feminine (2017, dir. Natalia Beristáin), a fictionalized biopic of Rosario Castellanos, one of Mexico’s most significant writers and one of its first feminists.


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Week 11: Voice and Suffrage

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This week, IC Directors Marie-Laure Oscarson and Doug Weatherford are joined by Professor Valerie Hegstrom (Spanish & Portuguese) to discuss this week’s films, which focus on the experiences of different women during times of war.


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Week 10: The Rise and Fall of Democracy

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This week, former IC Director Chip Oscarson is joined by Professors Quinn Mecham (Political Science) and Seth Jeppesen (Classics) to discuss this week’s films Capital in the Twenty-First Century and Iphigenia.
In this episode they talk about the intersection of democracy and art. What do ancient dramatist and contemporary filmmakers understand about art and maintaining a healthy democracy?


Show Notes:

2:10 Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Week 9: International Horror

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This week, Prof. Marc Olivier (French and Italian) speaks with IC co-directors Doug Weatherford and Marc Yamada about The Eye (2002, dir. Pang Brothers). Additionally, the trio discuss horror as a genre and offer viewing recommendations for other great horror films from around the world.

Show Notes:

00:49 The Eye
25:41 International Horror Recommendations

Week 7: Reconciliation

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This week IC Directors Marie-Laure Oscarson and Doug Weatherford are joined by Comparative Arts and Letters professor Marlene Hansen Esplin to discuss the films Our Mothers and The Milk of Sorrow.

Show Notes:

2:29 Our Mothers
19:57 The Milk of Sorrow