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Film studies colloquium series Fall session starts tomorrow

The Fall session Film Studies Colloquium Series will begin tomorrow (Friday, September 28th) with Maria Corrigan‘s (Film Studies) exciting presentation “Soviet Eccentrism: Competing Histories, Weird Archives, and Unwanted Legacies”.

The talk will take place at 4pm in RM 407.

The colloquium series showcases talks from Film and Moving Image Studies doctoral students and faculty, as well as invited scholars. The aim is to provide a casual and sociable environment that features the work being done in the department and the field at large.

The full schedule is included below, with updates to come. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend!

_______ Fall 2017

September 29th, 4pm, RM 407 Maria Corrigan, “Soviet Eccentrism: Competing Histories, Weird Archives, and Unwanted Legacies”

October 20th, 4pm, RM 407 Meredith Slifkin, “Melodrama at Sea: The 1950s Woman’s Film in Hollywood’s Transnational Imagination”

November 17th Workshop with Julie Turnock, Martin Lefebvre, and Joshua Neves, “Perspectives on Special Effects”

November 24th, 10am, RM 407 Masha Salazkina, Enrique Fibla-Guttierrez, and Irene Rozsa, “Local/Global: The Development of Institutional Film Cultures and Histories of Transnational Reception” _______

If you have any questions, please contact this year’s organizers Rebecca Holt ( or Maria Corrigan (

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