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Film Screening of “A Missing Tale”

Film Screening of “A Missing Tale”

 Join CAMS on March 29, 2023 for a screening of the Hungarian documentary film, “A Missing Tale” (2022), by Klara Trencsenyi. The date and location will be announced in spring 2023. The film is part of the CAMS film series Films You Cannot See Anywhere Else, which highlights unique and important films with small, local distribution. […]

A Pioneer at the Podium

A Pioneer at the Podium

‘The Conductor,’ a documentary directed by JHU Professor of Media Studies Bernadette Wegenstein, explores the trailblazing career of conductor Marin Alsop.

March 10-13: NeMLA 2022 in Baltimore

March 10-13: NeMLA 2022 in Baltimore

We will take advantage of our much-awaited annual gathering to think and rethink in person our practices of care, intellectual and otherwise, and reframe these in light of our new or renewed priorities. We understand care as the practice of interdependency, admitting our vulnerabilities as humans, animals, and other living organisms of the pre- and […]

Jane Jin Kaisen – 2022 Artist in Residence

Jane Jin Kaisen – 2022 Artist in Residence

CAMS welcomes its 2022 Artist in Residence – Jane Jin Kaisen! During her stay, Kaisen will engage with the centering academic and public programming, including an installation at the Parkway Theater in Baltimore. Jane Jin Kaisen (born 1980 in Jeju Island, lives in Copenhagen) is a visual artist, filmmaker, and Professor at the School of Media […]

New Issue: Sound, Colonialism, and Power

The latest issue of MAST (The Journal of Media Art Study and Theory) has been published. It’s a special issue with the theme “Sound, Colonialism, and Power.” It is open access and available here.

NeMLA 2022

We are excited to announce that NeMLA 2022 conference will occur in person at the Baltimore, Maryland Marriott Waterfront Hotel. In light of the global calamity we experienced in 2020, the theme for the 2022 NeMLA conference is care. Care is what we do as teachers, researchers, and writers. The concept, however, has taken a magnitude it […]

Images, Maps, Spaces – Cultural Techniques of the Visual – April 17, 2021

The study of cultural techniques, or Kulturtechniken, has recently reshaped and sharpened discussions in Germany of the relationship between (media) technology and culture. The word was borrowed from a 19th century idiom referring to agricultural engineering practices that cultivated wild lands, or, to follow the etymology, turned nature into culture. The implication of a Kulturtechnik […]

Antonia Lant lecture: The Modernist Womb

On March 10, please join the Department of Comparative Thought and Literature, the Center for Advanced Media Studies, and the Program for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality for the lecture, “The Modernist Womb.”

Post-Screening Discussion of Films You Can’t See Anywhere Else

Attendees joined in an engaging discussion after watching Babado da Toinha and Señorita María, la falda de la montaña, films you can’t see anywhere else, at the Parkway Theatre on Nov. 14

Artists-in-residence discuss their visual language, wordplay, and the politics of language

Artists-in-residence discuss their visual language, wordplay, and the politics of language

Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley will give an artist talk at the Baltimore Museum of Art about their newest exhibit, ‘We Are Ghosts’