dissertation fellow john kim continues to organize our excellent media studies colloquium and the spring line-up looks awesome.
andrew goodwin, professor of media studies and author of dancing in the distraction factory, is up first and will be reading passages from his recent novel. (curious? check out his recent short story, "the afternoon of the living dead.") here's the facts:
who? Andrew Goodwin, Department of Media Studies
what? "Let Me Take You On A Trip: On Trying To Write Fiction (Whilst Not Jumping The Shark) In The Era Of Postmodern Media
say what? A reading of passages from Andrew's recent novel and a
Q&A with the author
where and when? February 21, 2007, 4:30 - 6:00 pm, UC 419
the media studies colloquium runs through spring and also includes the following talks and screenings:
March 6, 2007, 4:15 - 5:45 pm, UC 419
Bill Brown, Filmmaker and USF Department of Media Studies
"The Next Best Place: Road Movies with Bill Brown"
March 21, 2007, 4 - 6 pm, Maraschi Room, Fromm Hall
Eric Byler, Director of Charlotte Sometimes and Americanese
"Asian Pacific Americans in 2006-2008: Art, Media Representation, and Social Responsibility"
(Co-sponsored by Asian American Studies and the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival 2007)
stay tuned here.