October 9 – Mikki Kressbach

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Please join us for the first Mass Culture Workshop of the 2015-2016 academic year on Friday, October 9 at 10:30 AM in Cobb 311. We will be welcoming Mikki Kressbach, Ph.D. candidate in Cinema and Media Studies; she will discuss “Immutable Microbes,” an article in progress.

Refreshments will be provided.

Mikki’s paper is available for download here.

Please email one of the coordinators for the password: taschroeder [at] uchicago.edu or noa [at] uchicago.edu.

For upcoming Mass Culture workshops and events, view our full Fall schedule here.

**Persons with a disability who believe they may need assistance, please contact Tyler Schroeder at taschroeder [at] uchicago [dot] edu or Noa Merkin at noa [at] gmail [dot] com**

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Mass Culture Workshop Schedule – Fall 2015-2016

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Mass Culture Workshop meets Fridays from 10:30-12:30 pm in Cobb 311, unless otherwise noted. Below is a copy of our schedule which is also available on our website: https://cas.uchicago.edu/workshops/massculture/

October 9: Mikki Kressbach, PhD Candidate, Cinema and Media Studies

October 16: Richard Davis, PhD Candidate, Cinema and Media Studies

October 23: Pao-chen Tang, PhD Candidate, Cinema and Media Studies (joint workshop with the Art History Department)

November 6: Ramona Curry, Associate Professor of English, Media and Cinema Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, and Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (joint workshop with Art and Politics of East Asia)
This session is being held in conjunction with a Film Studies Center event.

November 9: Joshua Oppenheimer, director of The Act of Killing and The Look of Silence.
This session is being held in conjunction with a Film Studies Center event.

November 13: Guiliana Bruno, Emmet Blakeney Gleason Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University.
This session is being held in conjunction with a Film Studies Center event.

December 4: Hannah Frank, PhD Candidate, Cinema and Media Studies.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email Tyler (taschroeder@uchicago.edu) or Noa (noa@uchicago.edu), your 2015-2016 workshop coordinators. Additionally, we still have spots open in the Winter and Spring, so if you are interested in presenting work, please contact us.

We look forward to seeing you!

Call for Papers, Academic Year 2015-2016

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We are the new chairs of Mass Culture Workshop, and are currently assembling the 2015-2016 schedule. Please contact us if you would like to present your work this year: a dissertation proposal, dissertation chapter, journal article, conference paper, etc. Besides a description of the project and relevant information about yourself, please include preferred dates (or at least a sense of when during the year you’d like to present). We are available at noa [at] uchicago [dot] edu and taschroeder [at] uchicago [dot] edu. As in prior years, Mass Culture Workshop will be held on Fridays that do not interfere with other scheduled events, at 10:30 in the morning.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Noa Merkin & Tyler Schroeder