Upcoming Events - Winter 2020
Thursday Jan 16 @ 7 PM - 'We Tell: States of Violence' with Jacqueline Stewart, Louis Messiah, and Maira Khwaja.
Thursday Jan 23 @ 7 PM - 'Rafiki' introduced by Erin Moore.
Friday Jan 24 @ 7 PM - 'Fragment of an Empire' introduced by Peter Bagrov, live accompaniment by Donald Sosin.
Thursday Jan 30 @ 7 PM - 'We Tell: Environments of Race and Place' with Susan Gzesh and Alaka Wali
Tuesday Feb 4 @ 7:30 PM - 'Open Classroom: Once Upon a Time in Beirut'
Friday Feb 7 @ 7 PM - 'Devotional Form: Films by Nathaniel Dorsky' introduced by Dave Burnham
Thursday Feb 20 @ 7 PM - 'We Tell: Wages of Work' with Salomé Aguilera Skvirsky, Patricia Zimmerman, and Andrew Friend
Tuesday Feb 25 @ 7:30 PM - 'Open Classroom: The Watermelon Woman'
Friday Feb 28 @ 4 PM - 'Computer Generated Ideology: The Neoliberal Multi-Verse of Contemporary US Studio Animation' Hannah Frank Memorial Lecture by Mihaela Mihailova
Friday Mar 6 @ 7 PM - 'Moving Images: Avant-Garde Dance on Film' with Silke Otto-Knapp in conversation with Karsten Lund and Tien-Tien Jong
Annual CMS Graduate Student Conference
The 2020 CMS Graduate Student Conference "Site/Seeing" is being organized by Jenisha Borah, Maggie Sivit, and Ashley Truehart. The keynote address will be given by Alison Griffiths (CUNY Baruch College)
Previous Conferences and Organizers:
- 2019 "Documenting the Archive", organized by Sean Batton, Rita Kaushik, and Cinta Peleja. Keynote address - Paula Amad (University of Iowa)
- 2018 "Sensing Media", organized by Dave Burnham, Gary Kafer, and Amy Skjerseth. Keynote address - Mark Hansen (Duke University)
- 2017 "Trauma and Melodrama", organized by AP Pettinelli, Tyler Schroeder, and Tien-Tien Jong Zhang. Keynote address - Elisabeth Anker (George Washington University)
- 2015 "Performing Bodies: Gesture, Affect, and Embodiment on Screen", organized by Matt Hubbell, Noa Merkin, and Nicole Morse. Keynote address - Elena Gorfinkel (UW-Milwaukee)
Autumn FSC Graduate Student Curatorials
- Sasha Crawford-Holland - "Indigenous Futurisms in VR" (November 14-15 2019)
- Panpan Yang - screening of "Sacrificed Youth (青春祭)" (November 8 2019)
"Blaxploitation Horror Double Feature: Blacula (1972) and Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde (1976)" introduced by Allyson Field (November 1 2019)
"The Attractions of the Moving Image: A Celebration of Tom Gunning" (October 25-26 2019)
Alice Lovejoy, University of Minnesota "The “Modern Child” and the Moving Image: Studying Children and Cinema during the Cold War" (October 17 2019)