Upcoming Events

Format: 2017-10-19

Recovering Voices Ethnographic Film Series: Photo Wallahs

Friday, November 10, 2017
2:30 pm

Photo Wallahs (1991, 60 min., India) by David and Judith McDougall.

Focusing on the photographers of Mussoorie, a hill station in the Himalayan foothills of northern India, this film explores the photography as social artifact through detailing the photographers at work, their clients, and both old and new photographs. Discussion to follow the film.


Recovering Voices Ethnographic Film Series: Bontoc Eulogy

Friday, November 17, 2017
2:30 pm

Bontoc Eulogy (1995, 56 min., Phillipines) by Marlon Fuentes.

A mockumentary this film explores the narrator’s grandfather’s journey from the Philippine’s to the St. Louis World's Fair. The is a poignant critique of colonialism and ethnographic film. Discussion to follow the film.

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Smithsonian Science How Video Webcast: Volcanoes with Geologist Ben Andrews

Thursday, December 14, 2017
11:00 am

Participate in this interactive video webcast to learn about what happens during a volcanic eruption.

Bring a Smithsonian scientist into your classroom with Smithsonian Science How video webcasts.

These free, interactive, TV-style webcast programs will introduce your middle school students to core science concepts through the lens of Smithsonian research and experts,...