The Graduate Film Studies Group, with support from FLEX and the University of Florida, will be hosting a conference on teaching film later this month, Feb 26th – Feb 28th.
Our Keynote schedule is as follows:
Come back soon for a complete schedule of panels, workshops, and roundtables!
If you haven’t seen them on Allison’s facebook page, here are links to some photos from our conference. More photos and video to come soon!
Day 1 Photos
Day 2 Photos
Day 3 Photos
Below is a schedule of all UF graduate students presenting at this year’s Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference in Chicago, IL March 6-10th:
Elizabeth Dixon, “A Woman’s Work: The Female Spy in Postwar Hitchcock”
Panel A13: Film and the Representation of Women
Michael Joshua Rowin, “The Cinema of Duplicitous Self‑Reflexivity”
Panel A14: Looking Outward, Looking In: Reflexivity, Influence, Psychology, and Authorship
Allison Rittmayer, “Chris Marker and the Cinémathèque of History”
Panel D9: Media Afterlives, Appropriations, and Flows
Marina Hassapopoulou, “Collaborative Ethos and Individualism in Interactive Film Authorship”
Panel O24: New Paradigms in Audiovisual Authorship
Our first meeting was held Saturday, September 3rd. Members present: Allison Rittmayer (President), Todd Jurgess (Treasurer),Beth Dixon, Peter Gitto, Missy Molloy, Dan Norford, Heather Peterson, Michael Rowin, Kevin Sherman, and Andrew Wilson.
1. Announced co-sponsorship with GSC (Graduate Student Council) and others for a screening of the Piled Higher and Deeper movie based on the online comic strip www.phdcomics.com The screening will take place Tuesday, Sept. 20th at 7:30pm in the Reitz Union Cinema. Watch the trailer below and for more info see http://www.phdcomics.com/movie/index.php
2. Members voted to support co-sponsoring the Cuban Cinema 1961-2011: Imaginaries, Politics, Censorship (Homage to Fausto Canel) conference being organized by Gerardo Munoz in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. The details of our co-sponsorship are pending receipt of our budget. More information can be found in the conference proposal.
3. Plans for a meet-and-greet with Film and Media Studies faculty was announced. Date and time pending.
4. We discussed holding two screenings per month: one held as usual (by voting on member submissions) and the second featuring films organized around a monthly theme. We voted for having a Halloween horror/scary movie marathon.
5. Preliminary information was given about the conference planning process, which will start with topic/theme selection from member proposals in October.