Events 2015-2016


Spring 2016

 

February 4, 2016
Cinema & Black Cultural Politics Lecture series 
5:30 PM
“Film Blackness: American Cinema and the Idea of Black Film”
Michael Gillespie, Associate Professor of Film, The City College of New York
Granoff Center for the Creative Arts
154 Angell Street
Englander Studio, Room N420
Reception to follow  

February 11, 2016
Cinema & Black Cultural Politics Lecture series 
5:30 PM
Endangered by the Moving Image: The Criminalization of Black and Brown Bodies
Mia MaskAssociate Professor of Film, Vassar College
Granoff Center for the Creative Arts
154 Angell Street
Englander Studio, Room N420
Reception to follow 

February 15, 2016
Cinema & Black Cultural Politics Lecture series 
5:30 PM
"Digitopia": Black Futures and the Cinematic
Kara Keeling,
 Associate Professor of Cinema Arts, University of Southern California
Granoff Center for the Creative Arts
154 Angell Street
Englander Studio, Room N420
Reception to follow 

February 18, 2016
Cinema & Black Cultural Politics Lecture series 
5:30 PM

“…the first actor who has caused me to thank God for the talkies…” Stepin Fetchit and the Performance of “Black Sound”
Miriam Petty, Assistant Professor of Radio/Television/Film, Northwestern University
Granoff Center for the Creative Arts
154 Angell Street
Englander Studio, Room N420
Reception to follow

February 19, 2016

Seizing the Means of Reproduction Conference
9:45 AM
Pembroke Hall, Room 305
172 Meeting Street
more information here

February 25-March 3, 2016
2016 French Film Festival 

Cable Car Cinema 
204 South Main Street
Film Descriptions
Schedule 

March 11
Symposium
"What is a Refugee Crisis?"
10:00am - 6:00pm
Pembroke Hall 305
172 Meeting Street
MCM Co-Sponsored event

March 11 - 25, 2016
Media Archive Exhibiton - What is Refugee Crisis?
Pembroke Hall
172 Meeting Street 

March 17, 2017
7:00 PM
Magine Lantern Cinema Presents
Mining the Frame
Film and video works by Thom Andersen,
Stephanie Beroes, Leah Gilliam
Curated by Matt Ellis
Thursday, March 17, 2016 @ 7pm
Cable Car Cinema & Cafe
204 S. Main St, Providence, RI
Admission $5
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March 19, 2016
MCM Graduate Student Symposium
1:00 PM
Smith-Buonanno 101 

March 21, 2016
New Media: Experimental Arts and Politics Lecture Series
An Artist Talk by Kelly Dobson

11:00 AM
Granoff Center for the Creative Arts
154 Angell Street, Martinos, Room 110 

April 4, 2016
New Media: Experimental Arts and Politics Lecture Series
An Artist talk by Susanna Paasonen
"Beyond Exposure: Conceptualizing the Uses of Online Pornography
11:00 AM
Granoff Center for the Creative Arts
154 Angell Street, Martinos, Room 110 

April 6, 2016
An Evening with Yvonne Rainer
Film Screening  "Privilege" @ 5:30 PM
Artist Talk @ 7:30 PM 
Granoff Center for the Creative Arts
154 ANgell Street, Studio 1 
website 

April 7, 2016
6:30 PM
Magic Lantern Cinema Presents
A Film by Yvonne Rainer
"The Man Who Envied Women" 
Cable Car Cinema
204 South Main Street
$5 Admission
website 

April 13, 2016
New Media: Experimental Arts and Politics Lecture Series
An Artist talk by Robert Ochshorn
"Interface and Intimacy: Software prototyping for a new media"
 11:00 AM
Granoff Center for the Creative Arts
154 Angell Street, Martinos, Room 110 

April 14-15, 2016
Mediating Gilles Deleuze
Granff Center for the Creative Arts
154 Angell Street, Studio 1
Organized by Kenneth Berger and Nathan Lee
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April 15-16, 2016 (MCM Co-Sponsored event)
Rape and War conference
Friday 1:45 PM - 6:15 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Pembroke Hall 305
172 Meeting Street
Download the program here
 CONTACT: Pembroke Center 

April 18, 2016
New Media: Experimental Arts and Politics Lecture Series
An Artist talk by Ramesh Srinivasan
"Break Up The Internet! - Thinking Locally and Culturally About New Media"
11:00 AM
Granoff Center for the Creative Arts
154 Angell Street, Martinos, Room 110 

April 20, 2016
Photographic Archives Research Group Presents 

Archives of Gestures
5pm—Exhibit Opening + Reception, Atrium Gallery, Level 1
6PM-8PM—Panel Discussion, Englander Studio
Granoff Center for the Creative Arts
154 Angell Street 

April 25, 2016
An Artist talk by Rodney Evans '93
5:30 PM
Digital Scholarship Lab
Rockefeller Library, main floor
10 Prospect Street
Reception to follow

May 11, 2016
Artist Talk/Performance:
Zach Blas - Contra Internet
6:30 PM
Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center/RISD Museum
20 North Main Street, Providence, RI

May 28, 2016
Commencement 2016 Forum
"Transforming Media/Transforming Brown" with MCM Alums
12:30pm
Salomon Center for Teaching, DeCiccio Auditorium, Main Green, Room 101

Rodney Evans ’93, film director, writer and producer
Homay King ’94, professor of history of art, Bryn Mawr College
Yoruba Richen ’94, documentary filmmaker
Christine Vachon ’83, co-founder, Killer Films

Four Brown alums working in and on media will discuss a critical concern of today’s students: diversity and inclusion on campus and in society. These alums, who have addressed these issues so insightfully in their production and/or scholarship, will place current student demands in a historical context that addresses both struggles within Brown and media more generally.


 

Fall 2015

September 23, 2015 (MCM Co-sponsored event)
7:00-9:00 pm
Film Screening: "The Wanted 18" 
Joukowsky Forum
Watson Institute

October 6, 2015 (MCM Co-sponsored event)
5:00 pm
Photographic Archives Research Group Presents 
Maryam Jafri —Between Storyboard and Grid: Independence Day 1934-1975
Digital Scholarship Lab, Rm 137, Rockefeller Library 

October 8-10, 2015
The Terms of Media II: Actions
Granoff Center, 154 Angell Street & Pembroke Hall, 172 Meeting Street
website 
Conference schedule
Register!
Conference map
Copy of the poster
Facebook 
This conference will be live streamed HERE: http://www.brown.edu/web/livestream/ 

October 8, 2015
7-9pm—Keynote Address
Public Library Project + Rick Prelinger
Granoff Center, Martinos Auditorium, Room 110
9-9:45pm—Reception, Granoff Center, Lower Lobby

October 9-10, 2015
10am-5:45pm—The Terms of Media II: Actions
Pembroke Hall, 172 Meeting Street, Room 305

October 13,2015
5:30pm
Roger B. Henkle Memorial Lecture—Slavoj Zizek
"More Alienation, Please!"
Salomon 101
We will simulcast this lecture into Salomon 001 for overflow.
This lecture will not be live streamed.
Lecture is open to the Brown Community and to the public.
RESERVE YOUR TICKET HERE: HenkleMemorialLecture.eventbrite.com

October 16, 2015 (MCM co-sponsored event)
7:00 pm
Screening of "Counting"
A Film in 15 chapters
Following the screening of Counting, director Jem Cohen will talk about his film with Leslie Thornton, and CD Wright.
McCormack Family Theater
70 Brown Street 

October 20, 2015
6:00pm
Brazenly Brown presents
What Hapened, Miss Simone?
TICKET REQUIRED:  whathappenedmisssimone.eventbrite.com
Screening + Q&A with the director 
Liz Garubs '92
Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Martinos Auditorium
154 Angell Street, Room 110
Reception to follow 

October 28, 2015 (MCM co-sponsored event)
6:30-8pm
Screening of "On The Bride's Side"
Smith- Buonanno, Room 106"
Free Pizza at 6pm 

November 6-7, 2015
A Novel Symposium: Novel Technologies
November 6—10:30am-5:30pm
November 7—9:30am-12noon  
Alumnae Hall, Crystal Room 
poster 

November 19, 2015
6:30 PM
On Coloniality and the Decolonial Option
A lecture by Walter Mignolo
Smith-Buonanno 106
Reception to follow
 

December 4, 2015 (MCM c0-sponsored event)
Race, Television and Re-Visioning the American Dream Symposium
9:45am-5:00pm
Campus Center, Petteruti Lounge (Room 201)
75 Waterman Street 

 


 

Summer 2015

June 17-19, 2015
The Terms of Media
Conference initiated by Götz Bach­mann, Ti­mon Beyes, and Wen­dy Chun
Ve­nue: Die Rit­ter­aka­de­mie, Am Graal­wall 12, 21335 Lüne­burg. Germany

THE CON­FE­RENCE WILL BE STREA­MED LIVE » HERE

Con­tact: termsofmedia@inkubator.leuphana.de