Colloquium Series



Winter 2015


April 1st, 2015

Supriya Chaudhuri
4PM
SSMS 2135


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Feb 18th, 2015

Derek Kompare
4PM
SSMS 2135


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Feb 13th, 2015

Mona Damjuli
9AM
SSMS 2135


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Feb 10th, 2015

Melody Jue
9AM
SSMS 2135


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Feb 5th, 2015

Alenda Chang
9AM
SSMS 2135


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Fall 2014




Nov 19th, 2014

Stuart Cunningham
4PM
SSMS 2135


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Nov 5th, 2014

Leslie Mitchner
University Press
Publishing in the Age of Kindle
4PM
SSMS 2135


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Spring 2014


May 14th, 2014

Jon Leaver
University of La Verne
Urban Sublime:
Visualizing the Immensity of Los Angeles
4PM
SSMS 2135


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April 16th, 2014

Allyson Nadia Field
UCLA
Third Cinema in the First World:
L.A. Rebellion & the Aesthetics
of Confrontation
4PM
SSMS 2135


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April 2nd, 2014

Dolores Inés Casillas
UCSB Chicana and Chicano Studies
Latinos, Labor, & La Migra
on U.S. Spanish-language Radio
4PM
SSMS 2135


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Winter 2014


March 12th, 2014

Dr. Marsha Gordon
North Carolina State University
The Other Side of the Tracks
Nontheatrical Film History,
Race and the Case of Felicia
4PM
SSMS 2135


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March 10th, 2014

Giuliana Muscio
Enrico Caruso
as the First Modern Media Star
4PM
SSMS 2135




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Feb 12th, 2014

Michaela Wuensch
University of California, Los Angeles
Torture and the Temporality
of Trauma in Serial Drama
4PM
SSMS 2135




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WINTER 2013


January 11, 2013

Lan Le & Maria Corrigan 1:00 - 2:30 PM



February 1, 2013

Figuring Sea Level Rise - 1:00-5:00 PM - Bren Hall 1414

February 22, 2013
Ontologies of Aerial Observation:
Panoramic Reconnaissance and the Pre-History of Air War

Caren Kaplan
Professor, American Studies, University of California at Davis
SSMS 2135, 1:00-2:30PM



March 1, 2013
Research talks

Antiek Gorny, Fulbright Scholar in residence at Film and Media Studies
SSMS 2135, 1:00 - 2:30 PM



March 15, 2013
Research talks

David Gray & Ryan Bowles
SSMS 2135, 1:00 - 2:30 PM



FALL 2013


Oct 4th, 2013

David Novak
University of California, Santa Barbara
Associate Professor of Music
Noise, Feedback, & Sonic Globalization
1PM
SSMS 2135



Oct 17th, 2013

Tom O’Regan
University of Queensland
Globalisation from Within?
The De-nationalising of Film & Television Production
4PM
SSMS 2135



Nov 1st, 2013

Sudhir Mahadevan
University of Washington, Seattle
THE ABUNDANT EPHEMERAL:
the protocols of popular film historiography in India
10AM
SSMS 2135



Nov 15th, 2013

Marsha Kinder
University of Southern California
From Playing with Power to Interacting with Autism:
Developmental Tales of Transformers and Neurodiversity
1PM
SSMS 2135



October 19, 2012
"Woody the Gentile:" Comedy, Nostalgia,
and Christian-Jewish Interplay in Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris"

Josh Moss 1:00-2:30 PM



November 7, 2012
TV Snapshots: An Archive of Everyday Life

Lynn Spiegel (w/CITS), SSMS 2135, 11:30 AM



November 9, 2012
The Neuro-Image: A Deleuzian Film Philosophy of Digital Screen Culture

Patricia Pister
Professor University of Amsterdam
SSMS 2135, 1:00-2:30 PM



November 30, 2012
Media Spectacle and the 2012 Elections

Douglas Kellner
Professor Graduate School of Education, UCLA
SSMS 2135, 1:00 PM



May 18, 1pm: Going Out/Going In: Immaculate Penetrations and the Wilderness Bleed

Anastasia Hill (Film & Media Studies Graduate Student) SSMS 2013



May 4, 1pm: Title to be announced

Ioana Uricaru (Visiting Professor, USC Cinematic Arts) SSMS 2135



April 13, 1pm: Title to be announced

Anastasia Hill (PhD candidate in Film and Media Studies) SSMS 2135



April 13, 1pm: Media Fields Colloquium

SSMS 2135



Oct 14 2-5 pm: CRITICAL ISSUES Symposium: Perspectives on Risk

(Professors Wolf Kitler & Colin Milburn),
Annenberg Conference Room, SSMS 4315



Oct 17, 7:30 pm: CRITICAL ISSUES Screening INTO ETERNITY (2010)

followed by Q & A with director Michael Madsen
Arts&Lectures. Campbell Hall



Oct 18, 5-7 pm, CRITICAL ISSUES

Conversation with Filmmaker Michael Madsen
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB



October 22, 3:00 PM – CRITICAL ISSUES - Lecture

Professor Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of The Emperor of Maladies
Campbell Hall



November 4, 4:00-5:30 pm

Professor Catherine Benamou
SSMS Building, Room 2135



November 9, 2:00pm

Colin Williamson
November 9, 2011
SSMS 2135



Nov 18, Friday, 2pm, CRITICAL ISSUES

Talk by Rob Nixon (U of Madison)
"Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor"
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB



Dec 2, Friday, 2pm, Colloquium

Talk by Dick Hebdige (University of Santa Barbara)
Professor of Film and Media Studies and Art, UCSB
SSMS 2135


Jan 13, 2-6pm: CRITICAL ISSUES Symposium II: Security and Catastrophe

Professor Peter Van Wyck and Professor Andrew Lakoff
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB



Jan 20, 1:00-2:30 pm
FMS Colloquium:Slaying Digital Cannibals:
New Media Distribution and The Gatekeepers of Workspace Media

Ethan Tussey,
SSMS 2135

Jan 27, 10:00am-12:00 noon,
FMS Colloquium

2135 SSMS



Jan 26, 7-830 pm – CRITICAL ISSUES - Lecture
The Republican Brain on Science:
Understanding Conservatives' Denial of Research Based Reality

Loma Pelona Conference Center, free with RSVP



Feb. 3, 1:00-2:30pm
FMS Colloquium: Meredith Bak

SSMS 2135



Feb 6, 10:00am-12:00 noon
FMS Colloquium

SSMS 2135