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  • This Friday, Dartmouth is proud to welcome alumni in the gaming industry back to Hanover!

    Dartmouth has a special relationship to game design. Familiar with the games Twister or Cranium? Some of the most respected games and toys of the 20th and 21st century have been created by Dartmouth graduates. What's more, there are alumni in leadership roles among scores of prominent toy and digital game companies (Hasbro, Sony, Popcap, Zynga), as well as the entrepreneurial alums who are...

  • Held in the Hopkins Center Garage and the Black Family Visual Arts Center, this years DAX show will feature exhibits, screenings, and labs (including an exciting "Make-A-Thon"). 

    Check out the schedule here!

  • March 2nd, Friday Night Rock will join the film and media studies course "Curating and Microcinema" to put on a live music and film event called "Silent Films, LOUD Music" in Fuel. Students in the class, taught by film professor Jodie Mack, have been working throughout the term to curate films and coordinate the musicians who will perform live scores to accompany the films, according to Mack. 

    Read more details...

  • Dan Streible joined NYU Cinema Studies in 2006 after nine years at the University of South Carolina. He teaches film history, documentary, and curating, and works with the Moving Image Archiving and Preservation master's program. He is the author of Fight Pictures (2008) and coeditor of Emile de Antonio: A Reader (2000) and Learning with the Lights Off:  Educational Film in the United States (2011).  Streible has also published research on the history of movie exhibition, amateur filmmaking...

  • At 5 pm, January 26, 2012 at Filene Auditorium in Moore Hall, renowned humanities scholar Cathy Davidson will discuss her latest book, "Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn," and explore implications for Dartmouth and higher education.

    5 PM Thursday, January 26th

  • Xander Marro (American b. 1975) is a fake scientist/olde style tinker residing at the dirt palace; a feminist cupcake encrusted netherworld located along the dioxin filled banks of the Woonasquatucket river (which is to say in Providence, RI USA). From this post she makes movies, puppet shows, prints and phone calls. Her adventures underground have included curating the "Movies with Live Soundtracks" film series and performing in various theatrick/...

  • Tiltfactor Lab Open House!
    Come greet the new year with the folks behind Dartmouth's Game Research Lab for an open house! Play video games and board games! Meet our student designers, staff, and founder Mary Flanagan-- and play even more games!
    We'll also be showing POX for iPad and prototypes for our gender stereotyping and STEM field-related games, and we'll discuss our new after school programs in Lebanon! We'll play XBOX Kinect games and eat Thai food!


  • In June 2010, when Pilobolus staged the world premiere of its latest dance piece, Hapless Hooligan in “Still Moving,” in the Hopkins Center for the Arts’ Moore Theater, Jeffrey Ruoff’s cameras were rolling.

    The associate professor of film and media studies filmed for 11 days and then spent the next two years producing a documentary about the internationally renowned dance theater company, which traces its origins to a 1971 Dartmouth dance class. The result, Still Moving: Pilobolus at...

  • Named after one of the lyrical abstract films of Robert Breer, the EYEWASH screening series invites contemporary filmmakers and curators to present programs of short films. Free and open to the public, each evening will consist of a shorts program followed by a Q and A with the guest. EYEWASH is co-sponsored by the Dartmouth department of Film and Media Studies; the Hood Museum of Art; and Hopkins Center Film. EYEWASH was created by Jodie Mack, Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies...

  • Animation Professor Jodie Mack will screen several of her films on February 12 at the Anthology Film Archives in New York. 

    More information about the screening is available here.