Film and Media

Chris Marker: Early Film Writings Chris Marker Early Film Writings Chris Marker 2024 Spring
Formative writings by French avant-garde filmmaker Chris Marker
Movies under the Influence Movies under the Influence Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece 2024 Spring
A cultural history of the enduring relationship between film spectatorship and intoxicating substances
Deeper Blues: The Life, Songs, and Salvation of Cornbread Harris Deeper Blues The Life, Songs, and Salvation of Cornbread Harris Andrea Swensson 2024 Spring
The emotional, epic story of James “Cornbread” Harris—a self-proclaimed “blessed dude” and one of Minneapolis’s most influential musicians
Interactive Cinema: The Ambiguous Ethics of Media Participation Interactive Cinema The Ambiguous Ethics of Media Participation Marina Hassapopoulou 2024 Spring
Connecting interactive cinema to media ethics and global citizenship
Microbial Resolution: Visualization and Security in the War against Emerging Microbes Microbial Resolution Visualization and Security in the War against Emerging Microbes Gloria Chan-Sook Kim 2024 Spring
Why the global health project to avert emerging microbes continually fails
Petroturfing: Refining Canadian Oil through Social Media Petroturfing Refining Canadian Oil through Social Media Jordan B. Kinder 2024 Spring
How social media has become a critical tool for advancing the interests of the Canadian oil industry
Stardust: Cinematic Archives at the End of the World Stardust Cinematic Archives at the End of the World Hannah Goodwin 2024 Spring
An exploration of the fundamental bond between cinema and the cosmos
The Flesh of Animation: Bodily Sensations in Film and Digital Media The Flesh of Animation Bodily Sensations in Film and Digital Media Sandra Annett 2024 Spring
How animation can reconnect us with bodily experiences
Let Me Take You Down: Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields Forever Let Me Take You Down Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields Forever Jonathan Cott 2024 Spring
The conception, creation, recording, and significance of the Beatles’ “Penny Lane” and “Strawberry Fields Forever”
Neural Networks Neural Networks Ranjodh Singh Dhaliwal, Théo Lepage-Richer and Lucy Suchman 2023 Fall
A critical examination of the figure of the neural network as it mediates neuroscientific and computational discourses and technical practices
Anime's Knowledge Cultures: Geek, Otaku, Zhai Anime's Knowledge Cultures Geek, Otaku, Zhai Jinying Li 2024 Spring
Unlocking the technosocial implications of global geek cultures
The Digital and Its Discontents The Digital and Its Discontents Aden Evens 2024 Spring
A groundbreaking critique of the digital world that analyzes its universal technological foundations
Livestreaming: An Aesthetics and Ethics of Technical Encounter Livestreaming An Aesthetics and Ethics of Technical Encounter EL Putnam 2024 Spring
An inquiry into how livestreaming can help us meaningfully connect
Racial Blackness and Indian Ocean Slavery: Iran’s Cinematic Archive Racial Blackness and Indian Ocean Slavery Iran’s Cinematic Archive Parisa Vaziri 2023 Fall
Rethinking the history of African enslavement in the western Indian Ocean through the lens of Iranian cinema
Cinema Is the Strongest Weapon: Race-Making and Resistance in Fascist Italy Cinema Is the Strongest Weapon Race-Making and Resistance in Fascist Italy Lorenzo Fabbri 2023 Fall
A deep dive into Italian cinema under Mussolini’s regime and the filmmakers who used it as a means of antifascist resistance