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Berkeley Film & Media Seminar

Thu, Apr 29, 2021, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Zoom meeting

Dr. Laura Horak

Click here to Register Despite recent attention to representations of trans people in media, media created by trans people is often overlooked. Creating and circulating audiovisual media is a particularly powerful way to create new representations and new worlds. When trans people create audiovisual media, rather than simply being represented in it, they help make these new...

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Thu, Oct 29, 2020, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Zoom webinar

Speakers: Stephanie Boluk and Patrick LeMieux

Click Here to Register Points, scores, tokens, chips, coins, cash, stocks, scrips, after the the US housing bubble and the global financial crisis in 2008 and with the emergence of the gig economy, crypto assets, and platform capital over the last decade, money has gotten weird. Credit card points and frequent flyer miles make a game of...

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Thu, Feb 25, 2021, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Zoom meeting

Domietta Torlasco

Click Here to Register In this paper, I argue that cinema’s stories of species survival at once hide and duplicate the racialization of matter that has marked the history of geology. In my account, the Anthropocene—the epoch in which humans have become a planet-wide “force of nature”—figures as a discourse that mainstream cinema does not simply translate but, rather...

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