May 17 – Raymond Bellour

We are pleased to announce that Raymond Bellour will be joining us Tuesday, May 17, at 4:30 PM for a special meeting of Mass Culture Workshop in Cobb 425 (please note the non-standard day, time, and location). He hopes for a robust conversation around the locations and materialities of moving-image spectatorship.

Raymond Bellour, critic and theorist of literature and film, is the Critical Inquiry Distinguished Visiting Professor for Spring 2016. He is the Director of Research Emeritus at the CNRS (Le Centre national de la recherche scientifique) in Paris. He is the author of, among others, The Analysis of Film (1979) and Le Corps du cinéma (2009), and the co-founder of the French film journal Trafic.

Wine and cheese will be served.

Please read Prof. Bellour’s paper in advance, which can be downloaded here.

Please email Tyler for the password: taschroeder [at] uchicago.edu.

**Persons with a disability who believe they may need assistance, please contact Tyler Schroeder at taschroeder [at] uchicago [dot] edu.**

May 13 – Shannon Foskett

Please join us on Friday, May 13 at 10:30 AM in Cobb 311 as we welcome Shannon Foskett, Ph.D. candidate in Cinema and Media Studies; she will discuss “Imaging and Imagining with fMRI: Neuroscientific Viewing, Diaphanous Screens and the Promise of Representation,” a dissertation chapter in progress.

Refreshments will be provided.

Shannon’s paper is available for download here.

Please email Tyler for the password: taschroeder [at] uchicago.edu.

**Persons with a disability who believe they may need assistance, please contact Tyler Schroeder at taschroeder [at] uchicago [dot] edu.**