Wire Watch: Week of February 1

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

The History of Animation: Thursday, February 1 at 4 p.m. in Fouts 201, experimental animator Mariam Eqbal will give a lecture on the history of animation, as well as on her own work. She will also give an animation workshop on Saturday, February 3 from 10 am-4 pm. There is room for 15 participants, who can register by contacting Amber Connor.

Hari Kondabolu: Friday, February 2 at 7 p.m. in Reid Coffeehouse, stand-up comic Hari Kondabolu will give a performance. He addresses subjects such as race and inequality, and he recently released a documentary called “The Problem of Apu.”

As I Open My Eyes: Sunday, February 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Theatre, the Tournées French Film Series will present the movie “À peine j’ouvre les…” (“As I Open My Eyes”). The movie takes place in Tunisia, a few months before the Arab Spring, and follows a young, rebellious woman.

The Revolution in Jordan: Neolithic Developments in the 9th – 6th Millennia BCE: Thursday, February 8 at 7 p.m. in Olin 129, Whitman Anthropology Professor Gary Rollefson will give a lecture as part of the AIA Lecture Series.