News & Events

February 15, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
DAVID PETTERSEN, Pittsburgh Film Colloquium

Transnational Blackface, Neo-Minstrelsy, and the “French Eddie Murphy” in Intouchables (2011)

David Pettersen, Assistant Professor of... View >

January 15, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Title: “Popular Music and the Transformation of the Disney Channel.”

Speaker: Tyler Bickford, Assistant Professor of English and Director of the Children’s Literature Program

Tyler... View >

November 20, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Speaker: Rémi Fontanel

"Maurice Pialat, Abdellatif Kechiche, Bruno Dumont: Cinema and the Challenge of the Body"

Rémi Fontanel teaches film studies at the University of Lyon 2 (France). His... View >

November 5, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Speaker: Dana Polan

"The Square Screen:  A Reflection on the Unhip Cinema of the 1960s.  A lecture to honor Marcia Landy"

Dana Polan is a Professor of Cinema Studies at NYU... View >

November 3, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Photography discussion with Jen Saffron

Jen Saffron is the Director of Communications for the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council, and is an adjunct instructor in Communications at Grove City College, formerly adjunct in the English... View >

November 1, 2014 - 1:00pm
Chinese Documentary

WU Wenguang, one of the founding figures in Chinese independent documentary, brings three young filmmakers from China to present their collective work, “the Memory Project.” The project is based... View >

October 24, 2014 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Speaker: Pavle Levi

"Filmmaking Degree Zero"

Pavle Levi is Associate Professor of Film Studies in the Department of Art & Art History at Stanford. He is also Director of Stanford'... View >

October 17, 2014 (All day) to October 18, 2014 (All day)
Screen Textures: Haptics, Tactility, the Moving Image

Keynote by Eugenie Brinkema, Assistant Professor of Literature at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Brinkema teaches Film Studies and... View >

October 16, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

 "Stochastic Leakage, Public Sphere, and the Curious Case of Chinese Film Piracy”

Jinying Li studies East Asian cinema, animation, and... View >

October 6, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Speaker: Victor Matizen

Presented by

Victor Matizen

Film Critic & President of the Guild of Film Scholars and Cinema Critics

Sponsored by: Center for Russian and East European... View >

October 1, 2014 - 1:00pm
Speaker: Nathalie Etoke View >
September 18, 2014 - 5:30pm

Kevin M. Flanagan is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Critical & Cultural Studies Program in the Department of English.  He is a 2014-2015 Andrew Mellon Predoctoral Fellow.  His dissertation is about... View >

Film Studies Speaker Series

The Film Studies speaker series offers students, faculty and the general public an opportunity to broach topics with an expert in the field. Read about... View >

Pittsburgh Film Colloquium

The Pittsburgh Film Colloquium is an academic platform and informal workshop where faculty and graduate students are able to converse with and share ideas about their research.  This event enables... View >

Call for Papers: June 30 Deadline

June 30, 2014 is the due date for graduate students to submit abstracts (maximum 300 words) for the Graduate Student event October 17-18, 2014.

Submit the paper – along with institutional/... View >