Current Schedule

SPRING 2021: Workshops meet on Friday mornings, 11:00am to 12:30pm via Zoom.

FRIDAY, APRIL 9TH

Maria Belodubrovskaya, Professor, Department of Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago

“THE MACGUFFIN”

Respondent: Cooper Long, PhD Candidate, Department of Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago

FRIDAY,  APRIL 23RD

Agnes Mondragón, PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago

“WAR FICTIONS: TRUTH EFFECTS, CHARISMATIC CRIMINALITY, AND POPULIST FANTASY IN MEXICAN NARCOSERIES.”

Respondent: TBA

FRIDAY, MAY 21ST

Thomas Pringle. Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge, University of Chicago

“THE CLIMATE PROXY: DOCUMENTARY MEDIA AND RISK HISTORY”

Respondent: Nicolas Rueda-Sabater, PhD Student, Department of Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago

FRIDAY,  JUNE 4TH

Tanya Desai, PhD Candidate, Department of Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago

“CAVELL, FREUD AND COMEDY”

Respondent: TBA

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 Nick or Basil, your 2020-2021 workshop coordinators.

We look forward to seeing you!

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