Friday, November 18th 2022–Neil Verma, “Obsession, from Map to Strategy”

Please join us in Cobb 311 this Friday, November 18th, from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm for our third Mass Culture meeting of the fall quarter. We are excited to have Neil Verma (Northwestern) present a chapter titled “Obsession, from Map to Strategy.” Joel Sutherland (CMS, Ph.D.) will provide a response. You can find the reading here. The password for this […]

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Friday November 4th–Joel Sutherland, Mass Culture Revisited Reading Group

Please join us this Friday, November 4th, from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm in Cobb 311 for our first Mass Culture Workshop. We are excited to begin our quarter with a reading group on mass culture. For this session, we will read and discuss two short pieces, Theodore Adorno’s “Culture Industry Reconsidered” and Agnes Gayraud’s Dialectics of Pop. By juxtaposing […]

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Fall 2022 Schedule

We’re excited to share the 2022 Fall Schedule for Mass Culture. Please join us for the following events: Friday, November 4th, 2022: Mass Culture: Revisited Reading Group–Joel Sutherland (Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago) Friday, November 11th, 2022: A Conversation with Dan Schrecker–Richard Neer (Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago). Friday, November 18th, […]

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Friday, May 27—Anne Eakin Moss, “Enchant: Cinema’s ‘Miracles'”

Please join us this Friday, May 27th from 11:00am to 12:30pm in Cobb 311 for our final Mass Culture Workshop of Spring 2022. We are excited to have Anne Eakin Moss (Assistant Professor, Slavic Languages and Literatures) presenting a draft chapter this week entitled “Enchant: Cinema’s ‘Miracles,’” from her book manuscript The Special Effects of Soviet […]

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Friday, May 20—Constantine Nakassis, “Voicing, Looking, Perspective”

Please join us this Friday, May 20th from 11:00am to 12:30pm in Cobb 311 for our next Mass Culture Workshop of Spring 2022. We are excited to have Constantine Nakassis (Associate Professor of Anthropology and of the Social Sciences in the College) presenting a paper this week entitled “Voicing, Looking, Perspective.” Sasha Crawford-Holland (PhD Candidate, […]

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