The Toronto Film and Media Seminar host Decolonizing Film and Media Studies Friday October 13, at TIFF Bell Lightbox.
The featured speakers are: Zoë Heyn‐Jones of York University, who will be giving a talk “Proyecto ‘Menace of Guatemala’: Collaboration and a Remixing of Ethnography,” Ana Rita Morais of Ryerson University, whose talk is titled “me‐dérive: [toronto]: an augmented reality archive without walls and margins,” and featuring presenter Lisa Jackson also from York University whose talk is titled "Embodied Filmmaking: Different Ways of Knowing," with a response from May Chew, MITACS postdoctoral fellow at York University.
The evening starts at 4:30pm, preceded by refreshments at 4:00.
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The goals of the Seminar are:
- Encouraging intellectual and collegial discussion among the Cinema and Media Studies scholars in the region.
- Encouraging in-depth scholarly discussion and critical debate.
- Showcasing diverse research methodologies and research fields that address a wide range of cinematic technologies (film, television, video, new media, and other forms of moving image and sound screens).
- Aiming to model collegial and professional academic discourse for graduate students entering the field.