The Carsey-Wolf Center is pleased to announce the publication of Global Cinema Networks, edited by Elena Gorfinkel and Tami Williams. It is the first volume in the Media Matters series, produced by Rutgers University Press under the general editorship of Patrice Petro and Cristina Venegas. Global Cinema Networks investigates the evolving aesthetic forms, technological and industrial conditions, and social impacts of cinema in the twenty-first century. The collection’s esteemed contributors excavate sites of global filmmaking in an era of digital reproduction
New volume in the Media Matters Series: Global Cinema Networks
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Blue Horizons featured in the UCSB Current
Thursday–Saturday, February 21–23, 2019 The Carsey-Wolf Center’s 2019 conference will explore the uncanny twists and turns that are often occluded in larger narratives of Film and Media Studies. Specifically, we hope to examine the unexpected trajectories of foundational movements, thinkers, and practitioners, often taken for granted within our field. Talks will focus on individuals, texts, movements, theories, or policies to proble the seemingly familiar in an effort to discover uncanny narratives of unglamorous work, improvisational politics, and surprising legacies that yield unfamiliar insights. The
CWC Annual Conference: Uncanny Histories
Composed with the urgency and rage of youth, Frankenstein was published in 1818 when its author Mary Shelley was only eighteen years old. To honor the novel’s 200th anniversary and its enduring legacy, the CWC’s fall series is devoted to exploring multiple afterlives of the novel on film. The series will range from classical horror to science fiction to avant-garde experimentation, and will feature a recent biopic and a masterpiece of Spanish cinema. In our series, Frankenstein emerges as a