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November 4, 2016 (All day)
Steve Shaviro - Guest Speaker

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October 20, 2016 - 5:30pm
"Art Nouveau, the Horror Film and ‘The Jew in Context’"

The Pittsburgh Film Colloquium Series Presents:

Lucy Fischer, Distinguished Professor of English and Film Studies

 

This talk will consider how, during its...

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September 27, 2016 - 5:00pm
Lecture: "Sherlock Holmes Loves John Watson: Tumblr, BBC Sherlock, and the Stories Queer Fans Tell"

Diana Anselmo-Sequeira, Kenneth P. Dietrich postdoctoral fellow in Film Studies 

When asked how...

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September 23, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Round Table and Discussion: "Trigger Warnings, Title IX, and my Syllabus"

 

Your students talk about trigger warnings, and you're not sure what to do. Should you put something on your syllabus? If so, what? A student talks about sexual assault in a written...

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September 9, 2016 - 10:00am to 6:00pm
Beloved Consumers, Fraught Cyphers: Young People, Material Culture, and Media History
 
The study of young people as both profitable consumers and romanticized citizens has become increasingly pertinent in the current cultural...
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September 6, 2016 (All day)
Steeltown Internship - Deadline Approaching

The entertainment industry is a largely apprenticeship based business. Most college grads start at the bottom, even if they went to film school. An internship at Steeltown Entertainment Project...

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August 16, 2016 (All day) to December 31, 2016 (All day)
Fall Events Flyer

 

The Film Studies fall events flyer is now available! 

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April 29, 2016 - 2:00pm
A Lecture By: Professor Daniel Morgan

“The Lure of the Image”

Free and open to the public...

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April 19, 2016 - 8:30pm
Screening: Tilda Swinton film

 

"The Seasons in Quincy" Film Screening with Tilda Swinton

April 19, 2016

8:30 PM

CMOA Theater

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April 14, 2016 (All day) to April 15, 2016 (All day)
Pitt-Lyon 2 Colloquium

Auteurism Then and Now

Tentative speaker list:

Antoine de Baecque (École normale supérieure)
John Mowitt (University of Leeds)
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April 13, 2016 - 6:00pm
Architecture and Place in British Documentary Television: How Do Architectural Documentaries Engage and Delight Non-Specialist Audiences?

 

Architecture and Place in British Documentary Television

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April 8, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Brown Bag Lunch Colloquium: Neepa Majumdar ... View >
April 8, 2016 - 12:00pm
Bodies in Motion

Bodies in Motion: An...

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March 17, 2016 - 5:30pm
Pittsburgh Film Colloquium: Brent Malin

Title: "Ambiguous Materialism: Social Context and the Vague Ontology of Media Objects”

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March 1, 2016 - 6:00pm
Yiman Wang

“Who is Not Afraid of Contaminated Pleasure?: Anna May Wong’s Thrilling Tear”

More information coming soon!

 

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