Past Events

Monday, November 18 2019 3:00 pm

From Digitizing Magazines to Preserving Born-Digital Media: Reflections on TV Guide, Podcasts, and Media History

Monday, November 18th, 2019, 3:00 pm
Curtin Hall, Room 118

Please join us in welcoming Eric Hoyt from the University of Wisconsin – Madison for his lecture, “From Digitizing Magazines to Preserving Born-Digital Media: Reflections on TV Guide, Podcasts, and Media History.” In this talk, Eric Hoyt plans to use the lecture series theme, “Rethinking Media Archives,” as an opportunity to share work and reflect upon two digital projects that he helps lead at UW-Madison.

Friday, April 19 2019 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Women Film Pioneers Symposium

Friday, April 19 2019
Join us for the Moving Image Society’s Women Film Pioneers Symposium at 1 pm. The symposium is scheduled in conjunction with three programs of films by early women directors at the Oriental Theatre on Friday night, Saturday afternoon, and Saturday night, organized by Milwaukee Film.

Wednesday, September 12 2018 7:00 pm

Szczepaniak-Gillece at Boswell Books

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Assistant Professor of English and Film Studies Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece will speak about the release of her new book “The Optical Vacuum: Spectatorship and Modernized American Theater Architecture.” 7pm at Boswell Books.

Thursday, February 15 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Film Studies Co-Sponsors Free Screening of Our Heavenly Bodies

Thursday, February 15, 2018, 7 PM – 9 PM, UWM Union Cinema.
This special screening of Our Heavenly Bodies (Hanns Walter Kornblum, 1925) features a live accompaniment by Nashville and Chicago electronic group Coupler and is free for all attendees.

Thursday, December 14 2017 7:00 pm

Elena Gorfinkel Book Release at Boswell Book Company

Former UW-Milwaukee Film Studies Professor Elena Gorfinkel returns to Milwaukee for the release of her new book, “Lewd Looks: American Sexploitation Cinema in the 1960s,” on Tuesday, December 19, 7pm at Boswell.

Sunday, February 5 2017

The Holocaust on American Television

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Join us for this 2016-2017 Stahl Center Distinguished Lecture entitled Living Room Witnesses: The Holocaust on American Television by Jeffrey Shandler.

Thursday, November 17 2016 11:00 am

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

Thursday, November 17, 2016
11:00 am in Garland Hall 102
Tasha Oren will be giving a talk as part of the Global Fellows Colloquia.
Global Fellows Colloquia flyer

Friday, November 11 2016 3:00 pm

Walkers, Sleepers and Others: Figures of Exhaustion

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.
Event flyer

Friday, April 29 2016 2:00 pm

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.

Saturday, March 12 2016

Skin Flick Cinephilia: Sexploitation Cinema’s Scenes of Looking

Elena Gorfinkel is giving a talk titled "Skin Flick Cinephilia: Sexploitation Cinema's Scenes of Looking" on March 12 at the Offscreen Festival in Brussels, Belgium. Elena's talk surveys the 1960s US sexploitation cinema, exploring its location between low budget filmmaking and art...