News & Events

  • Visit the Department of Film & Media Studies in the Black Family Visual Arts Center for our Open House on Thursday, September 7th, between 1 and 2 PM.  Faculty and staff will look forward to meeting you and answering your questions about the department and the exciting courses offered in 2017-18.  See you there!

  • "'We love women, but we only hire men' is a norm that needs immediate change in tech culture" writes Professor Flanagan (Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professor in Digital Humanities) in her essay published in Role Reboot.

    Professsor Flanagan also muses on the mindfulness of Solitaire in her article featured in...

  • Don't miss this summer's new Student Animated Films on Wednesday, August 16th at 5 PM in the Loew Theater!

  • Professor Mary Flanagan has been honored with the prestigious Dean of the Faculty Mentoring Award for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • The Media Ecology Project, spearheaded by professor Mark Williams, was featured in workshops and panels at the Digital Humanites Conference (Krakow and Montreal), The Society for Cinema and Media Studies (Chicago), Visible Evidence (New Delhi and Buenes Aires), and the plenary panel for Women and the Silent Screen (Shanghai).

  • Film 43.04 –01: Hitchcock in England and America

    10A Fall 2017

    Professor Paul Young, Department Chair


    This course examines important Hitchcock films produced in both the UK and the US, with three critical approaches to guide us:

    1. Hitchcock as a cinematic pioneer, an innovator in film form and style;
    2. Hitchcock as an auteur whose thematic and aesthetic concerns unify his films; and...
  • Department of Film & Media Studies professor Mark Williams joined American Archive of Public Broadcasting exhibit curator Alejandra Dean and AAPB Project Manager Casey Davis-Kaufman in a live Facebook event exploring the history of the Broadcast Newsmagazine at 12 noon EST on Thursday, July 6.  The broadcast featured brief clips of historical newsmagazines...

  • See the premieres of two films created by seniors Oliva Powell and Joe Fairbanks as part of their culminating experience projects.  A War Story and (re)cyclers will be screened in the Loew Audiorium, Black Family Visual Arts Center, on Thursday June 1st at 7PM.  Each film will be introduced by the filmmakers, and opportunities for questions and answers will follow the screening.

    Check out the teaser for (re)cyclers!

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  • Film Studies 37 Directing for the Camera will screen their workWednesday at 7PM in the Black Family Visual Arts Centers' Loew Auditorium.  Don't miss this exciting evening of short films!

  • Professor Mark Williams spoke at the 5th Annual I Annotate Conference in May 2017.  The conferences themes centered on increasing user engagement in publication, science, and research, empowering fact checking in journalism, and building digital literacy in education.  Professor Williams spoke about The Media Ecology Project; his talk can be...