Graduate Student Conference

2023 Conference: Cause/Effect

The 18th annual Cinema and Media Studies Graduate Student Conference will take place April 28-29, 2023. 


  • Tiya Bolton
  • Andy Oranday

Keynote Speaker


Previous Conferences

2022: Silly Media

  • Organizers: Basil Dababneh, Avery Laflamme, Nicolas Rueda-Sabater, Joel Sutherland
  • Keynote Speaker: Racquel Gates (Columbia University)
  • Website: Silly Media

2021: Site/Seeing

  • Organizers: Jenisha Borah, Maggie Sivit, Ashley Truehart, Avery Laflamme
  • Keynote Speaker: Alison Griffiths (CUNY, Baruch College)

2019: Documenting the Archive

2018: Sensing Media

  • Organizers: Dave Burnham, Gary Kafer, Amy Skjerseth
  • Keynote Speaker: Mark Hansen (Duke University)
  • Website: Sensing Media

2017: Trauma and Melodrama

2016: Still Walking, Still Sleeping, Still Life: Slow Aesthetics and the Moving Image

2015: Performing Bodies: Gesture, Affect, and Embodiment on Screen