Winter 2023 Schedule

Winter 2023: Workshops meet on Friday mornings, 11:00am to 12:30pm in Cobb 311 unless noted otherwise. FRIDAY, JANUARY 13 Sasha Crawford-Holland, PhD Student Cinema and Media Studies. **On Zoom** “A Sense of Security: The Visual Politics of COVID Thermography.” FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3 Andy Oranday, PhD Student Cinema and Media Studies Mass Culture Reading Group: Technology, Apparatus, […]

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January 13th, 2023– Sasha Crawford Holland, “A Sense of Security: The Visual Politics of COVID Thermography”

Please join us January 13th, 2023 from 11:00am to 12:30pm on Zoom for our first Mass Culture Workshop of winter 2023. We are excited to have Sasha Crawford-Holland (CMS, Ph.D.) presenting a draft chapter this week entitled “A Sense of Security: The Visual Politics of COVID Thermography.” Access to the pre-circulated paper is provided through […]

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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. Please email Wolfgang (boehm@uchicago.edu) and Joel (jfsutherland@uchicago.edu) with any […]

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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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