Events

Media & Cinema Studies
4:30-5:30 p.m.
This talk examines an experimentalist interrogation of sports films’ raced tropes and representational codes of cinematic sporting blackness in Haile Gerima’s 1971 avant-garde sports film Hour Glass. I begin by invoking a mediatic moment of world-historical import, a scene which serves as an…
College
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Join the College of Media at our second annual Chaz & Roger Ebert Symposium, "Creating an Inclusive Media and Cinema Ecosystem," featuring panel discussions on diversity in film, diversity in journalism, and diversity in advertising and communication. See full details at media.illinois.edu/…
Media & Cinema Studies
12-1 p.m.
What is the conceptual formation trans*, and what can it do? While transgender studies is oriented against providing definitive answers, the field does possess a history and an emergent set of critical tools, both similar to and yet divergent from the more institutionally embraced field of queer…