Current Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, the workshop will convene on Friday mornings from 11:00am to 12:30pm in Cobb 311.

January 17th

Panpan Yang, PhD Candidate, Cinema and Media Studies & East Asian Languages and Civilizations
“Ink on Screen, or What Animation Calls Thinking”
Respondent: W. J. T. Mitchell, PhD, Gaylord Donnelley Distinguished Service Professor, English and Art History, University of Chicago
Venue: 4:30-6:30 pm in CWAC 152
Event co-sponsored with Visual and Material Perspectives on East Asia Workshop

January 24th
Sasha Crawford-Holland, PhD Student, Cinema and Media Studies
“The Birth of a Nation (1915) in Canada: Anti-Americanism and Anti-Blackness during World War I”
Respondent: Jacqueline Stewart, Professor in the Department of Cinema and Media Studies and the College, University of Chicago

February 7th
Gabriel Ojeda-Sague, PhD Student, English Language and Literature
“The Apology of Tiger Tyson: Identity in the ‘Ethnic’ Gay Pornography Market”

February 21st
Jenisha Borah, PhD Student, Cinema and Media Studies
“Maratha Mandir: Cartographies of a Neighborhood Theater”

March 6th
Gustavo Jardim, PhD Fellow, Poetics of Experience, UFMG (Federal University of Minas Gerais.)
“Image Entanglement: Perspectives on Cinema and Education.”

We are committed to making Mass Culture an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If there is anything we can do to facilitate your participation, or if you simply have questions, please do not hesitate to email Sophie ( or Tanya (, your 2019-2020 workshop coordinators.

We look forward to seeing you!

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