2019 Apr 02

Pizza and Movie Event: Screening of "hillbilly"

4:00pm to 6:00pm


Cason Conference Room, Taubman

In "hillbilly," directors Ashley York (Tig) and Sally Rubin ("Deep Down") show the evolution of the uneducated, promiscuous American "hillbilly" stereotype in movies and television, linking it with corporate exploitation of Appalachia’s natural resources. The film features Appalshop's Appalachian Media Institute where young adults find community and refuge and The Affrilachian Poets, a grassroots group of poets of color living in the Appalachian region. Funded by the National...

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Jessica Pan

Jessica Pan

Associate Professor of Economics at the National University of Singapore and a Research Fellow at the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)
WAPPP Fellow

Jessica Pan’s research examines gender differences in economic and educational outcomes, with a focus on under-explored determinants such as gender norms, social interactions, taste discrimination, behavioral traits, work flexibility, and social influences.

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Ghazal Zulfiqar

Ghazal Zulfiqar

Assistant Professor at the Suleman Dawood School of Business, the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan
WAPPP Fellow

Ghazal Zulfiqar’s research is focused on analyzing the different approaches to global and local advocacy for marginalized women workers in the informal economies of the Global South.

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