Current Schedule

Over the Autumn 2019 Quarter, the Mass Culture Workshop will meet on Fridays at 11:00 am in Cobb 311.

October 11th:
Amy Skjerseth, PhD Candidate, Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago
“Multiplying Mise-en-Scène: Lip-Sync Mash-Ups of The Night of the Hunter in Lewis Klahr’s Daylight Moon and Jean-Luc Godard’s Histoire(s) du Cinema

Respondent: Tom Gunning, Edwin A. and Betty L. Bergman Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the Department of Cinema and Media Studies, Department of Art History, and the College, University of Chicago

October 18th:
Katerina Korola, PhD Candidate, Cinema and Media Studies & Art History, University of Chicago
“Fresh Air Photography”

November 1st:
Ayana Contreras, WBEZ Host/Producer, 2015 University of Chicago Arts + Public Life Resident artist
“Very Original Beings: How the Remix Model has molded Black American Fashion, Music, and Material Culture”

Respondent: Jacqueline Stewart, Professor in the Department of Cinema and Media Studies and the College, University of Chicago

November 15th:
Pao-chen Tang, PhD Candidate, Cinema and Media Studies & East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago
“Of Balloons, Trains, and Wandering Children”

Respondent: Alex Zhang, PhD Candidate, Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago

December 6th:
Pablo Gonçalo, Assistant Professor, University of Brasília.
“Speculative archaeology: unfilmed scripts in classic Hollywood”

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 (sophielynch@uchicago.edu) or Tanya (tanyad@uchicago.edu), your 2019-2020 workshop coordinators.

We look forward to seeing you!

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