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Professor James Tweedie was named one of two Academy Film Scholars by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for 2017.  He will recieve a $25,000 Film Scholars grant to work on his book project.  The Academy Film Scholars program was established in 1999 to support  significant new works on film scholarship.

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Once again the Cinema and Media studies program will be sponsoring Quad Flicks during Dawg Daze, the UW's annual tradition of welcoming first year and returning students to campus.  

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We have received news that doctoral student Mimi Nielsen has been awarded SWEA San Francisco's 2017 scholarship!  SWEA (Swedish Women’s Educational Association), a non-profit global organization, dedicated to promoting Swedish culture and traditions in countries outside Sweden awards scholarships to people pursuing academic or professional research or artistic endeavors, with particular relevance to Sweden.  Mimi is currently working on her dissertation project: “Playing the Edge: The Work of Affect in Emilie Flygare-Carlén’s Authorship and Reception,” which focuses on the writing and conte

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Congratulations to doctoral student Paul Morton, who was awarded the Graduate School Presidential Dissertation Fellowship for 2017-2018! This competitive award is intended to assist PhD candidates in the final stages of writing and completing their dissertations, and will provide one quarter of full fellowship funding with tuition and benefits.  Paul’s dissertation “Embracing Imperfection: The Zagreb School of Animation and the Yugoslav Ideal” explores the Zagreb School of Animation, one of the most important animation movements of the twentieth century.

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Docotral student Erin Gilbert has been selected as the 2017-2018 Soden-Trueblood Endowed Graduate Publishing Fellow.  The Soden-Trueblood Graduate Publishing Fellowship was instituted in 1999 to introduce graduate students in the humanities to the world of scholarly publishing.