Movie Talk: Becoming

Wednesday, March 10 · view days & times


Join former first lady Michelle Obama in an intimate documentary looking at her life, hopes and connection with others during her 2019 book tour for 'Becoming.'

This Movie Talk is presented in partnership with Northampton Community College, as part of a series of films about Women and Power/Women and Politics, all offered in celebration of the 100th anniversary of women earning the right to vote in America.

Becoming is available to stream free with a Netflix subscription.

You must register through the ticket link above. Registrations end 10 minutes before the advertised Movie Talk start time. At that time, everyone who registered will get a Zoom link sent to them. Zoom is free to use and only requires a quick download to run. We will also be streaming this event via Facebook Live on the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas page.

Dr. Cara McClintock-Walsh

Dr. Cara McClintock-Walsh is a Professor of English and Women’s Studies at Northampton Community College, where she is Coordinator of the Honors Program. She also currently holds the Robert J. Kopecek Endowed Chair in the Humanities, and her programming as Chair addresses the theme, “‘To the wrongs that need resistance, to the right that needs assistance’: 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage.” Dr. McClintock-Walsh’s most recent scholarship in gender studies involves the tomboy tradition in Marvel movies.

Dr. Denise Francois-Seeney, Dean of Business and Industry

Dr. Denise François-Seeney began her career at NCC, teaching, in 2002. Her subsequent positions at the College include Interim Assistant Dean of the Monroe Campus, Assistant Dean of the Monroe Campus, Interim Dean of Business & Technology for the College and currently, Dean, Business & Technology for the College, an appointment she accepted in December 2011.

She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Psychology from Boston College, a Master’s degree in Political Science from Villanova University and a Ph.D. in International Political and Economic Development from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Before joining NCC’s staff, François-Seeney was employed at international investment banks in New York and Paris, was a consultant to banks on security issues and taught at various college