Upcoming Events - Autumn 2019

Thursday Oct. 17 @5PM - Alice Lovejoy (University of Minnesota) "The “Modern Child” and the Moving Image: Studying Children and Cinema during the Cold War"

Saturday Oct. 19 @11AM - Jacqueline Stewart, keynote address for UChicago Humanities Day, "Home Movie Day: Personal Archives Lost and Found"

Friday Oct. 25 - Saturday Oct. 26 - "The Attraction of the Moving Image: A Celebration of Tom Gunning". Please join us for the celebration of Tom Gunning's career!

  • Featuring presentation from the following guests: 

Dudley Andrew, Jennifer Bean, Synne Bull + Dragan Miletic, Marc Donnie + Paul Kaiser, Thomas Elsaesser, Giovanna Fossati, André Gauderault, Ernie Gehr, Ken Jacobs, Lewis Klahr, Jodie Mack, Charles Musser, Jan Olsson, William Paul, Murray Pomerance, Travis Preston, Vivian Sobchak, Noa Steimatsky, Yuri Tsivian, and Marketa Uhlirova. 

Friday Nov. 8 @7PM - Screening of "Sacrificed Youth (青春祭)" curated by Panpan Yang

Thursday Nov. 14 @4PM-Friday Nov. 15 @5PM - "Indigenous Futurisms in VR" curated by Sasha Crawford-Holland

Annual CMS Graduate Student Conference

The 2020 CMS Graduate Student Conference (title forthcoming) will be organized by Jenisha Borah, Aurore Spiers, and Ashley Truehart

Previous Conferences and Organizers:

Previous Events

"Frame by Frame: A Tribute to Hannah Frank" (May 10 2019)

Jennifer Wild "How to See One Man's Body: An Experiment in Historical Perception" (February 18 2019; event hosted by Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality)

David Bordwell "Geometries of Popular Narrative" (January 24 2019)

Jennifer Fay "Must We Mean What We Film? Stanley Cavell and the Candid Camera" (November 1 2018)

Bazin@100 - conference marking the centennial of the birth of French film critic and theorist André Bazin (October 11-13 2018)