Szczepaniak-Gillece: New Book Project

Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece received a C21 in support for her book project, The Optical Vacuum: Spectatorship and Modernized American Theater Architecture. This book is the first full-length monograph devoted to the emergence of the modernized theater from the late 1920s-1960s, and the impact of this modern theater on the construction of spectatorship.… Continue Reading »

Miriam Petty on African American Actors

On April 29, 2015 at 2 PM in Curtin 368, Professor Miriam Petty (Northwestern University, Radio/Television/Film) will be coming to UWM for a public lecture. Professor Petty’s book, Stealing the Show: African American Performers and Audiences in 1930s Hollywood, about to be released by the University of California Press in March 2016.… Continue Reading »