Joint conference AMI & Roberto Cimetta Fund

Wednesday 16th and Thursday 17th March 2016

Incubinc/AMI & Roberto Cimetta Fund
Joint Conference
Villa Méditerranée, Marseilles

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Joint conference AMI & Roberto Cimetta Fund

Svetlana Mintcheva

Svetlana Mintcheva

Director of programs, National Coalition against Censorship, USA

Svetlana Mintcheva is director of programs at the National Coalition Against Censorship, a 42-year old alliance of U.S. national non-profit organizations. She is the founding director of NCAC’s Arts Advocacy Program, the only U.S. national initiative devoted to the arts and free expression today. Dr. Mintcheva has written on emerging trends in censorship, organized public discussions and mobilized support for individual artists.
She is the co-editor of Censoring Culture: Contemporary Threats to Free Expression (New Press, 2006).
An academic as well as an activist, Dr. Mintcheva has taught literature and critical theory at the University of Sofia, Bulgaria and at Duke University, North Carolina from which she received her Ph.D. in critical theory.
She teaches part-time at New York University. Her current research focuses on private censorship and self-censorship, as well as the ethical versus legal issues in our current understanding of freedom of expression.

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