Anteaesthetics Reviewed in Film Quarterly

Rizvana Bradley’s Anteaesthetics Reviewed in Film Quarterly

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Rizvana Bradley’s Anteaesthetics: Black Aesthesis and the Critique of Form (Stanford University Press, 2023) reviewed in the Summer... More

Welcoming the Fall 2024 Ph.D. Cohort

Welcoming the 2024 Film & Media Ph.D. Cohort

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Heartfelt congratulations to the distinguished individuals comprising our latest cohort of Film & Media Ph.D.... More

Eisner Prize Screenings on May 12 at BAMPFA

Eisner Prize Screenings at BAMPFA on May 12

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The Eisner Prize is the highest award for creativity given on the UC Berkeley campus.... More

Summer Film & Media Courses

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Enrollment is now open for Summer Sessions. Film & Media courses are available during Session... More


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