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February 20 – Robert Bird

Robert Bird, Associate Professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Department of Cinema and Media Studies, and the College, will present “The Cinema of a Tractor, 1932-1939,” the first chapter of his book-manuscript in progress, Soul Machine: Socialist Realism as Model, 1932-1941.

Please join us Friday, February 20, from 10:30-12:30 in Cobb 310.
Refreshments will be provided.

Robert’s paper is available for download here.

To obtain the password, please contact workshop coordinators Jordan Schonig at jschonig [at] uchicago [dot] edu or Shannon Tarbell at shannonrosetarbell [at] gmail [dot] com.

**Persons with a disability who believe they may need assistance, please contact at Jordan Schonig at jschonig [at] uchicago [dot] edu or Shannon Tarbell at shannonrosetarbell [at] gmail [dot] com**

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February 13 – Junko Yamazaki

Junko Yamazaki, PhD candidate in Cinema and Media Studies, will present “Embedded Film, Embodied Reception: Tsurumi Shunsuke’s Autobiographical Film Criticism,” a chapter from his dissertation.

Please join us Friday, February 13, from 10:30-12:30 in Cobb 310.
Refreshments will be provided.

Junko’s paper is available for download here.

To obtain the password, please contact workshop coordinators Jordan Schonig at jschonig [at] uchicago [dot] edu or Shannon Tarbell at shannonrosetarbell [at] gmail [dot] com.

**Persons with a disability who believe they may need assistance, please contact at Jordan Schonig at jschonig [at] uchicago [dot] edu or Shannon Tarbell at shannonrosetarbell [at] gmail [dot] com**

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January 23: Dominique Bluher

Dominique Bluher, Lecturer and Director of M.A. Studies in Cinema and Media Studies, will present “Personal Enunciation – Presences of Absences,” a work in progress.

Please join us Friday, January 23, from 10:30-12:30 in Cobb 310.
Refreshments will be provided

Dominique’s paper is available for download here.

To obtain the password, please contact workshop coordinators Jordan Schonig at jschonig [at] uchicago [dot] edu or Shannon Tarbell at shannonrosetarbell [at] gmail [dot] com.

**Persons with a disability who believe they may need assistance, please contact at Jordan Schonig at jschonig [at] uchicago [dot] edu or Shannon Tarbell at shannonrosetarbell [at] gmail [dot] com**

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January 9: Ian Jones

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Ian Jones, PhD student in Cinema and Media Studies, will present “Shaking the World Loose: Into the Underbrush with Phil Solomon,” a chapter from his dissertation.

Please join us Friday, January 9, from 10:30-12:30 in Cobb 310.
Refreshments will be provided.

Ian’s paper is available for download here.

To obtain the password, please contact workshop coordinators Jordan Schonig at jschonig [at] uchicago [dot] edu or Shannon Tarbell at shannonrosetarbell [at] gmail [dot] com.

**Persons with a disability who believe they may need assistance, please contact at Jordan Schonig at jschonig [at] uchicago [dot] edu or Shannon Tarbell at shannonrosetarbell [at] gmail [dot] com**

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Winter 2015 Schedule

January 9: Ian Jones, PhD Candidate, Cinema and Media StudiesJanuary 23: Dominique Bluher, Lecturer and Director of M.A. Studies in the Department of Cinema and Media Studies and the College

February 13: Junko Yamazaki, PhD Candidate, Cinema and Media Studies

February 20:  Robert Bird, Associate Professor, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Department of Cinema and Media Studies, and the College

March 6: Ling Zhang, PhD Candidate, Cinema and Media Studies

March 13: James Lastra, Associate Professor, Department of Cinema and Media Studies, Department of English Language & Literature, and the College

All workshops are held in Cobb 310, from 10:30 to 12:30, unless otherwise noted. Refreshments will be provided.

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December 5: Luca Giuliani

Luca Giuliani, Head of Cultural Projects at the Cineteca del Friuli, will present “Local History and National Canon in the Digital Age: The Case of the Preservation of Gli Ultimi,” a work in progress.

Please join us Friday, December 5 from 10:30 am – 12:30 am in Cobb 310.
Refreshments will be provided.

Luca’s paper can be downloaded here.

To obtain the password, please contact workshop coordinators Jordan Schonig at jschonig [at] uchicago [dot] edu or Shannon Tarbell at shannonrosetarbell [at] gmail [dot] com.

**Persons with a disability who believe they may need assistance, please contact at Jordan Schonig at jschonig [at] uchicago [dot] edu or Shannon Tarbell at shannonrosetarbell [at] gmail [dot] com**

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