Jan 11: D.N. Rodowick, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard: an excerpt from his forthcoming book from Harvard University Press, The Elegy of Theory.
Jan. 18: Dong Liang, PhD Candidate in Cinema and Media Studies: “Cinema Learns to Speak: Snapshots of the Early Talking History of Cinema,” a chapter from his dissertation on the aesthetics of dialects in contemporary Chinese cinema.
Jan. 25: Ian Jones, PhD Candidate in Cinema and Media Studies: “Special Effectitivies,” a chapter from his dissertation on the notion of “world” in videogames. A special joint session with the New Media Workshop.
Feb. 15: Jennifer Reeves, director of The Time We Killed (2004). Special session in connection with the Moving Pictures Alphabet Series.
Mar. 1: Marco Bertozzi, director of Refugees in Cinecittà/Profughi a Cinecittà (2012).
Mar. 14: Christa Blumlinger, Professor of Film Studies at the University of Vincennes-Saint-Denis (Paris 8).
All workshops are held in Cobb Hall 310, from 10:30 to 12:30 unless stated otherwise. Refreshments will be provided.