Imani Cheers.

Discussion: Imani Cheers

November 20, 2017
Photography Area, Steinberg 024

Imani M. Cheers, an award-winning digital storyteller, director, producer, and filmmaker, will talk about her career, her education, and the path of her creative practice since earning her BFA in photography from Washington University in 2002.

Cheers went on to earn her master's degree and doctorate from Howard University. She currently holds a full-time appointment in the Department of Media and Public affairs at George Washington University, and uses a variety of mediums—including video, photography, television, and film—to document and discuss issues impacting and involving people of the African Diaspora. She recently published a book, titled The Evolution of Black Women in Television: Mammies, Matriarchs and Mistresses.