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September 25, 2017
Professor Steve Groening was interviewed about his work on inflight entertainment by BBC. Check out the article: How flying seriously messes with your mind on the... Read more
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September 14, 2017
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.   The mystery movie will be shown on the Quad (rain or shine) starting at 8:00pm on Friday, September 22nd.  Bring a blanket and join us for the outdoor movie.  Rootbeer floats and popcorn will be provided!  The even is sponsored in collaboration with Student Activities and Union Facilities, First Year Programs, ASUW... Read more
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May 23, 2017
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... Read more
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May 23, 2017
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... Read more
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May 23, 2017
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. As a fellow, she will have a unique opportunity to work on and learn about the full scope of operations at a university press.  Erin was also recently selected as one of the graduate fellows for the Joff Hanauer... Read more
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April 28, 2017
This Autumn Annie Fee (Ph.D. 2015) will join the Media Aesthetics research group at the University of Oslo, Department of Media and Communication. During her four-year postdoctoral research fellowship she will explore the historical emergence of photogénie as a film-theoretic discourse in 1920s France. Building on research carried out as part of her Ph.D. dissertation at the University of Washington, the project aims to reconstruct the complex set of circumstances out of which ... Read more
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April 7, 2017
Cinema and Media Studies doctoral student Ungsan Kim's article, "Queer Korean Cinema, National Others, and Making of Queer Space in Stateless Things (2011)" is published online and will appear in the upcoming issue of Journal of Japanese and Korean Cinema. Congratulations Ungsan!
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March 30, 2017
STG Presents Silent Movie Mondays: STEAMBOAT BILL, JR. (1928) at The Paramount Theatre April 10, 2017 as a part of Comedy Classics Series.   Jennifer M. Bean, Director of Cinema & Media Studies Progam will inroduce the film, and afterwards host CineClub, a community discussion in The Paramount Lobby bar.  Additional information can be found on the... Read more
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February 2, 2017
A doctoral student and instructor in our Department of Comparative Literature, Cinema & Media, who was among those who protested the appearance of Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos at the University of Washington, has since the event been the target of hateful internet bullying, sexual harassment and violent threats. Alan-Michael Weatherford, who teaches diversity and queer studies courses, has been subject to a series of homophobic threats such as: “alan-michael-weatherford IS A FAGGOT... Read more
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January 24, 2017
The Department of CLCM is a community sponsor for the 2017 South Asian International Documentary Festival (SAID).  The festival is organized by Tasveer, and is now in its 3rd year.  It is the only South Asian Documentary festival in the Northwest. With submissions from a wide array of South Asian communities a rich set of subjects are offered. The festival aims to provide the community with quality documentaries that speak directly to the issues relevant to South Asia. All screenings will be... Read more

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