Walkers, Sleepers and Others: Figures of Exhaustion

Friday, November 11 2016 3:00 pm

Friday, November 11, 2016
3:00 pm in Bolton Hall room B60

Elena Gorfinkel is giving a talk entitled “Walkers, Sleepers and Others: Figures of Exhaustion” as a part of UWM’s Media Scholars Colloquium Series. This talk draws on research from Gorfinkel’s second book project, Decomposition, Enduration, which explores decelerated, slow temporalities, and the materialities of exhaustion, endurance and decay in contemporary film art practices.

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Television and the Worldly Plate: On Culinary Journeys and Immigrant Kitchens

Thursday, November 17 2016 11:00 am

Thursday, November 17, 2016
11:00 am in Garland Hall 102

Tasha Oren will be giving a talk entitled “Television and the Worldly Plate: On Culinary Journeys and Immigrant Kitchens” as part of the Global Fellows Colloquia.

The talk will discuss Tasha Oren’s current research into early cooking shows as precursors for current food media. She will focus on early immigrant chefs, so-called “ethnic” food, and how popular culture and food culture shaped each other in early television history.

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Daigle wins 2016 Domitor Student Essay Award

UWM’s Allain Daigle wins the Domitor Student Award for his essay “Not A Betting Man: Stanford, Muybridge, and the Palo Alto Wager-Myth.” This essay tackles one of the oldest myths in pre-cinema history…

Interview with Constance Penley

Elena Gorfinkel interviews Constance Penley for the SCMS Fieldnotes project. Penley talks about the early days of feminist film theory, as well as other topics.