Spreading the Fulbright Gospel

Had a wonderful time today pitching Fulbright Research and Teaching Scholarships to faculty at my alma mater New York University Tisch School of the Arts as a Fulbright Scholar Alumni Ambassador. I was happy to see such a huge turnout!

The Jury Has Returned

I’m honored to have served as a juror for the Sequoia Independent Film Festival, which features over 20 incredible shorts and features, including fictional narratives and documentaries, from around the world.

It’s happening NOW, this weekend 11/5 and 6, and is streamable in the US and Canada. Tickets and full info at

https://sequiff.uscreen.io/

#FACON22 Clicks

What an amazing weekend at the annual Fulbright Association Conference representing Drexel University Westphal College of Media Arts & Design. I heard so many enlightening, troubling, thrilling, infuriating, and always educational talks, not the least of which was the keynote address by Ukranian Ambassador to the US Oksana Markarova

Here are a few clicks from my own two talks.

Calcutta 1908: Apocalypse Now, a 50-minute talk with 10-minute Q&A:

And on the lighter side, a 10-minute account in the storytelling session about my horror at discovering my Kolkata flat was inhabited by numerous lizards, entitled Strange Love or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Lizard Roommates:

Enough nerd ribbons to snap a nerd Christmas tree