Friday, October 22nd–Natalie Cortez-Klossner, “Cannibal Theory: Notes on Couro de Gato and A Bestiary of the Anthropocene”

Please join us this Friday, October 22nd from 11:00am to 12:30pm in Cobb 311 for our first Mass Culture Workshop of Autumn 2021. We are excited to have Natalie Cortez-Klossner (PhD Student, Comparative Literature) presenting a paper this week entitled “Cannibal Theory: Notes on Couro de Gato and A Bestiary of the Anthropocene.” Access to the […]

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Friday, June 4th–Tanya Desai, “What Kind of Tale is This? The Songs of Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi (1958)”

Please join us Friday, June 4 @ 11:00am – 12:30pm over Zoom for our next Mass Culture Workshop. This week we’re delighted to have Tanya Desai (PhD Student, Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago) presenting a paper entitled “What Kind of Tale is This? The Songs of Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi (1958).” Access to the paper and the Zoom meeting is […]

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Friday, May 21st—Thomas Pringle, “Documentary Ascertainment: Climate, Risk, and Realism”

Please join us next Friday, May 21 @ 11:00am – 12:30pm over Zoom for our next Mass Culture Workshop. This week we’re delighted to have Thomas Pringle (Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge at the University of Chicago) presenting a paper entitled “Documentary Ascertainment: Climate, Risk, and Realism” Nicolas Rueda-Sabater (PhD Student, Cinema and Media Studies, University […]

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Friday, April 23rd— Agnes Mondragón, ”War Fictions: Truth Effects, Charismatic Criminality, and Populist Fantasy in Mexican Narcoseries”

Dear all, Please join us Friday, April 23rd @ 11:00am – 12:30pm over Zoom for our next Mass Culture Workshop. This week we’re delighted to have Agnes Mondragón (PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago) presenting a paper entitled “War Fictions: Truth Effects, Charismatic Criminality, and Populist Fantasy in Mexican Narcoseries.” Salomé Aguilera Skvirsky (Assistant […]

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Friday, April 9th—Maria Belodubrovskaya, “The MacGuffin”

Please join us on Friday, April 9th @ 11:00am – 12:30pm over Zoom for our first Mass Culture Workshop of the Spring quarter. We’re excited to have Maria Belodubrovskaya (Associate Professor, Department of Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago) presenting a paper in a session entitled “The MacGuffin.” Cooper Long (PhD Candidate, Department of Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago) will provide a […]

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