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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Friday, March 12 — Ritika Kaushik, “An Artist-Bureaucrat in the Archive: The Contestations of History in the films of SNS Sastry”

Please join us this Friday, March 12th @ 11:00am – 12:30pm over Zoom for our next Mass Culture Workshop. We’re excited to have Ritika Kaushik (PhD Candidate, Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago) presenting a chapter-in-progress entitled “An Artist-Bureaucrat in the Archive: The Contestations of History in the films of SNS Sastry” Rochona Majumdar (Associate Professor, Department of Cinema and Media Studies, Department […]

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