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Canada Research Chair Hiring

For the coming three weeks, the School of Cinema will be interviewing candidates who have been short-listed for a Canada Research Chair in Visual Heritage and Digital Archives. Grad students are invited to attend the candidates’ lectures and to meet with them to discuss their work.

Talks will take place on Tuesdays at 4 PM, and meetings in the grad lounge, with only students and no faculty, will be on Wednesdays at 5 PM. Everyone is urged to take the time to participate in both these events. It’s a great experience to be a part of the selection process.

It’s also important to highlight the students to the candidates, in order for them to get a sense of the sort of work we do, and of what our research interests and priorities are.

Here is the list of dates:

Dr. Louis Pelletier

“Showmanship in the Home: Amateur Cinema’s Image Problem as Seen by the Hobbyist Press (1920-1970)”

Talk: Tuesday, 8 January 2013, 4:00 PM in EV. 1.615

Meeting: Wednesday, 9 January 2013, 5:00 PM in the Grad Lounge (FB 341)

Dr. Alice Lovejoy

“Institutional Media Culture and its Archival Afterlife”

PUBLIC LECTURE: Tuesday, January 15 at 4:00 PM in EV 1.615

MEETING WITH GRADUATE STUDENTS – Wedensday, January 16 at 5pm in the Grad Lounge (FB 341)

Dr. Paul Moore

“Distant Reading’ of the ‘Local View’ at the Early Picture Show: Unlocking Digital Newspapers as Archives of Film Heritage”

PUBLIC LECTURE: Tuesday, January 22 at 4:00 PM in EV 1.615

MEETING WITH GRADUATE STUDENTS: Wednesday, January 23 at 5pm in the Grad Lounge (FB 341)

Dr. Bernard Geoghegan

“Three Surfaces of Speculation: The Automaton, the Interface, and the Archive”

PUBLIC LECTURE: Friday, January 25 at 9:00 AM in MB 6.260

MEETING WITH THE GRAD STUDENTS: Friday, January 25 at 5pm in the Grad Lounge (FB 341)

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