Against Type: Changing Representation of Race in Film and TV

Monday, November 28, 2016

05:00 pm

Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall (Building 460), 4th Floor Map

Sponsored by:
Thinking Matters Program Program in African & African American Studies Department of English

Stanford’s American Studies Program presents

Against Type: Changing Representations of Race in Film and TV  

A Discussion with Stanford alumnae   Amy Aniobi ’06   and Tracy Oliver ’08

Their credits include Insecure and Silicon Valley (both on HBO), ABC’s The Neighbors,  and the hit comedic web series, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, which was profiled in Rolling Stone and The New York Times

Amy Aniobi is a comedy writer whose credits include HBO’s new comedy series Insecure, Silicon Valley (HBO), Brothers in Atlanta, (HBO), The Michael J. Fox Show (NBC), and web series Lisa and Amy Are BlackThe Slutty Years, and The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl.

    Tracy Oliver is a comedy writer whose credits include the Emmy-nominated The Neighbors (ABC), Survivor’s Remorse (Starz, produced by LeBron James), Barbershop 3 (MGM), and Girl Trip (Universal and Will Packer productions, in production). She has a one-hour drama in development at Fox, with American Ballet Theatre principal Misty Copeland producing. Tracy is known for writing, producing, and acting in The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl.  


Monday November 28th at 5 PM   Terrace Room, 4th floor, Margaret Jacks Hall (Bldg.460)    

When:
Monday, November 28, 2016
05:00 pm – 07:00 pm
Where:
Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall (Building 460), 4th Floor Map
Admission:

Free and Open to the Public

Tags:

Arts Lecture / Reading Humanities Women / Gender 

Audience:
General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends
Contact:
650-725-1477, rmeisels@stanford.edu