Over the Winter 2018 Quarter, the Mass Culture Workshop will meet on Fridays at 11:00 am in Cobb 311, unless otherwise noted.
January 12: Gary Kafer, PhD Student in Cinema and Media Studies
Conjuring the Algorithmic Specter
Discussant: Marc Downie, Lecturer in Cinema and Media Studies
January 19: Brian White, PhD Candidate in East Asian Languages and Civilizations
The session will be co-hosted by APEA workshop. Time and Location: CEAS 319 at 3:00pm
Asian Aliens: Race and Ethnicity in 1960s Japanese Speculative Fiction
Discussant: Cody Jones, PhD Student in Comparative Literature and Divinity
January 26: Sean Batton, PhD Student in Cinema and Media Studies
L’Entraînement mental: The Medvedkin Groups and Popular Education
Discussant: Matt Hubbell, PhD Candidate in Cinema and Media Studies
February 16: Allyson Field, Associate Professor in Cinema and Media Studies
African American Kiss Films, Minstrelsy, and Early Cinema: An Investigation in Two Parts
March 9: Mini-SCMS Conference
Aurore Spiers, “Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité”: The 1923 French Ban of The Birth of a Nation and the African American Myth of Color-blind France
Ritika Kaushik, Truth, Historiography and Documentary Strategy: Shohei Imamura’s A Man Vanishes
Amy Skjerseth, Sounding out of Time: Audio-visual Inscriptions of Feminine and Nonhuman Subjectivity in The Wall/Die Wand (2012)
Nicole Morse, Meanwhile, Later, A Little Earlier: Digital Queer Archival Possibilities through Shea Couleé’s Lipstick City (2016)
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 Panpan (email@example.com) or Jenisha (firstname.lastname@example.org), your 2017-2018 workshop coordinators.
We look forward to seeing you!