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Scholars Day: April 10, 2013

Race and Racism in Candyman

This presentation will examine the critical reception of Candyman (1992, dir. Bernard Rose); analyzing the debate regarding the film’s depiction of race, and offering the presenter's own interpretation of the film’s complex depiction of race. Among the topics discussed will be how the film portrays life in the projects and how the Candyman character represents racism itself.

Presenter: Lucas Potter (Undergraduate Student)
Topic: Film Studies
Location: 104 Edwards
Time: 10 am (Session I)
Please note that presentation times are approximate. If you are interested in attending sessions with multiple presentations, please be in the room at the start of the session.