2008 Fall Global Media

December 5, 2008

“Sleepwalking Through the Mekong”

Sleepwalking Through the Mekong follows Los Angeles-based band Dengue Fever on their recent journey to Cambodia to perform 60s and 70s Cambodian rock n’ roll in the country where it […]

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Concert: Dengue Fever

Dengue Fever is Cambodian songstress Chhom Nimol, Zac Holtzman (guitar/vocals), Ethan Holtzman (Farfisa), Senon Williams (bass), Paul Smith (drums) and David Ralicke (sax). The band’s music has been featured in […]

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November 20, 2008

“Standard Operating Procedure”

Is it possible for a photograph to change the world? Photographs taken by soldiers in Abu Ghraib prison changed the war in Iraq and changed America’s image of itself. Standard […]

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November 19, 2008

Nancy Snow

Nancy Snow is a scholar, professor, and author, with a special interest in how America exercises its soft power and national image in the world. Her research and teaching specialties […]

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November 13, 2008

“Head Wind”

Officially, the “information revolution” has not come to Iran. With only state-sanctioned Islamic programming permitted, many Iranians gravitate toward “forbidden” foreign media, whether from Hollywood or Bollywood, because it provides […]

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November 12, 2008

Orayb Najjar

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October 30, 2008

“War Child”

War Child chronicles the tumultuous life of Emmanuel Jal, a veteran of the 20-year civil war in Sudan. His rise from orphan to child soldier to refugee to international rap […]

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October 29, 2008

Michelle Stewart

Michelle Stewart is coordinator and associate professor of cinema studies and literature at Purchase College in New York. Her dissertation from the University of Minnesota, “Sovereign Visions: Native North American […]

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Pamela Wilson

Pamela Wilson is program coordinator and associate professor of communication at Reinhardt College in Waleska, Georgia. She combines her dual backgrounds in anthropology and media studies in her teaching and […]

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October 24, 2008

“Resolution 3: Video Praxis in Global Spaces”

Resolution 3: Video Praxis in Global Spaces is a project that will take place in Hollywood and Claremont, California, from Thursday, September 25, 2008, to Sunday, February 1, 2009. These […]

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October 20, 2008

Jennifer Terry

Since January 2003, Jennifer Terry has been an associate professor of Women’s Studies with formal affiliations in Anthropology, Comparative Literature, Film and Media Studies, the Art, Computation, and Engineering PhD […]

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October 16, 2008

“The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela”

Raquela is a transsexual from the Philippines who dreams of escaping the streets of Cebu City for a fairy tale life in Paris. In order to make her dreams come […]

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Anikó Imre

Anikó Imre’s research and teaching interests are in global, European and East European media, cultural theories of globalization and identity, children’s media and media education. Imre is editor of East […]

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Katarzyna Marciniak

Katarzyna Marciniak is Associate Professor of Transnational Studies in the English Department at Ohio University. She is the author of Alienhood: Citizenship, Exile, and the Logic of Difference (University of […]

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October 15, 2008

Katrien Jacobs

A scholar, writer, artist and activist Katrien Jacobs is assistant professor in digital media at City University of Hong Kong. She has lectured and published widely on digital media, art, […]

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October 11, 2008

Bus Tour

The 2008 Freewaves festival, entitled “HollyWould,” will fuse media arts and Hollywood Boulevard from October 9-13, 2008. The festival will transform the iconic boulevard into a massive, multi-faceted screening room […]

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October 9, 2008

“57,000 Km Between Us”

Though it may surprise viewers plunged into the film’s disoriented universe, a bright streak of normality runs through 57,000 Kilometers Between Us. The debut feature from French photographer and video […]

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