December 6: Screening and Discussion of “Aboard the Abraden” with Corinne Fortier


Join CAMS on Wednesday, 6th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm in Gilman 479 for a screening of Corrine Fortier’s documentary Aboard the Abraden and post-screening discussion with director Corinne Fortier. Aboard the Abraden (dir. Corinne Fortier) This documentary made of words, noises, colors and songs takes us aboard the Abraden, a fishing boat in the Brittany...

November 15: Rotoscoping Workshop with Adriana Copete and Talk by Michela Villani

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Join CAMS on Wednesday, November 15th from 4pm to 7:30pm in Gilman 479 for an animation workshop with Adriana Copete from 4:00pm-5:45pm followed by a talk by Michela Villani from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. Rotoscoping Workshop with Adriana Copete: Devoti tutti Art Direction and Animation Insight Adriana Copete, Art Director and Lead Animator for Devoti Tutti...

April 20: Screening of “The Missing Tale”

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Join CAMS on April 20th at 5pm in Gilman 50 for a special screening of the documentary The Missing Tale (Emlékek őrei, 2022, Hungary) followed by responses from Lila Fabro (MLL) and Kunal Joshi (Anthropology) and a post-screening Q&A with director Klára Trencsényi. The film is part of the CAMS film series Films You Cannot See...

March 27: Animation Workshop with Adriana Copete

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Join CAMS on Monday, March 27th from 4:30pm to 6:30pm in Gilman 208 for an animation workshop with Adriana Copete, co-sponsored by The Alexander Grass Humanities Institute, the Department of Comparative Thought and Literature, and the Film and Media Studies Program. Adriana Copete A media producer and animator, Adriana graduated from the California Institute of...

CAMS attends the 43rd International Festival of New Latin American Cinema in Havana

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Graduate students in the Fall 2022 seminar “Contemporary Latin American Cinema: History, Theory, and Practice” joined Professor Bernadette Wegenstein and Professor Marina Bedran in attending the 43rd International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, held in Havana, Cuba from December 1 to 11, 2022. Founded in 1979 by Alfredo Guevara and Gabriel García Márquez, the...

A Pioneer at the Podium

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'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

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

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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.

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...