Beyond the Film: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Movie Audiences and Their Environments

April 6, 2019
10:00 am - 5:30 pm

A symposium honoring 20 Years of Film and Media Studies at Washington University in St. Louis

McDonnell Hall 162

Featuring talks on film exhibition, movie theater architecture, screening technology, and the social, political, cultural, and economic infrastructures in which film cultures are embedded.

10:00-11:00 Jeff Smith, “Pop Music, Processing Fluency, and Pleasure: Film Songs as Both Hype and Memento”

11:15-12:15 Jie Li, “Cinematic Guerrillas: Mobile Film Exhibition in Socialist China”

1:45-2:45 Cara Caddoo, “Lithos, Stills, and Lobby Cards: Racializing Theatrical Space”

3:00-4:15 Tom Gunning, “Modernist Cinemas: Black Boxes and Beyond”

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