Friday, January 15th—Thomas Lamarre, “Half Life: Animation and Radiation”

We invite you to join us next Friday, January 15th @ 11:00am – 12:30pm over Zoom for our first Mass Culture Workshop of 2021!

We’re delighted to have Thomas Lamarre (Professor in the Department of Cinema and Media Studies, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the College, UChicago) presenting an article-in-progress in a session entitled “Half Life: Animation and Radiation.”

As our respondent this week we welcome Michael Fisch (Associate Professor of Anthropology and of Social Sciences in the College, UChicago).

You can access the paper here (the password will be provided over email). Do not circulate without permission.

The link to the Zoom meeting will go out to the Mass Cult email list. Alternately, please email Nick ( and/or Basil ( for access.

Shin Gojira (Anno Hideaki, 2018)

We look forward to seeing you!

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