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Megan Benedict: Film Studies Alumna, 2013

Megan Benedict (BA in Film Studies, and Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies is featured in the latest issue of InFocus, an online newsletter of the UWM College of Letters and Science.
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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.

Tasha Oren’s new co-edited collection is published by NYU Press

Tasha Oren’s new co-edited collection, Global Asian American Popular Cultures, is just out from New York University Press.

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.

Thomas Elsaesser interviewed by Patrice Petro

Thomas Elsaesser, interviewed by Patrice Petro. Interview available on the Society for Cinema and Media Studies website.

Tami Williams’ “Germaine Dulac: A Cinema of Sensations” Published

Tami Williams’ book “Germaine Dulac: A Cinema of Sensations” makes unprecedented use of the filmmaker’s personal papers, production files, and archival film prints to produce the first critical biography and full-length historical study of Dulac.