The Carsey-Wolf Center is excited to announce that Uncanny Histories in Film and Media will be released through Rutgers University Press on June 17, 2022. Edited by Patrice Petro, Dick Wolf Director of the Carsey-Wolf Center, the volume deploys the uncanny as a historical framework to study accounts of film and media, from cinematic movements to the overlooked legacies of critics and theorists. The essays in this collection broaden an understanding of the uncanny, focusing on the unfamiliar, the mysterious, and
Uncanny Histories in Film and Media slated for June 2022
Our Winter 2021 virtual discussion of Lingua Franca with director Isabel Sandoval for our CWC: Subversives series was featured in The Santa Barbara Independent. A recording of the virtual discussion can be found here.
‘Lingua Franca’ Event Featured in The Santa Barbara Independent
Our Fall 2020/Winter 2021 Subversives series was profiled in the Santa Barbara News-Press. Recordings of all virtual discussions can be accessed at CWC: Subversives.
Subversives Series Profiled in the Santa Barbara News-Press
Our Fall 2020 discussion of Sorry to Bother You with director, writer, musician, and activist Boots Riley was featured on the university KCSB website.
‘Sorry to Bother You’ Event Featured on KCSB
The UCSB Current recently published an article discussing our fall 2021 public programming series Global TV. These four virtual events will examine how and why a particular program might travel and take hold with an international audience, addressing questions about the role of contemporary streaming services and global flows of creative labor.