Monday, April 16, 2007

San Francisco Film: Sean Uyehara

Media Studies Speaker Series – San Francisco Film: Sean Uyehara, Programming Associate at the San Francisco

Thursday, April 19
Time: 6:15 - 9:00pm
Location: ED 110

Curious about the inner workings of one of the country's premier film festivals? Sean Uyehara, Programming Associate at the San Francisco International Film Festival, will be on campus to discuss the idea of public programming and film festivals. Learn how a festival programmer decides which films to screen, and discover strategies for submitting your own work to festivals. Mr Uyehara will screen and discuss selections from this year's festival line-up.

Celebrating its 50th year, the San Francisco International Film Festival presents films from around the globe, special panels, and super parties. The festival runs at various venues throughout the Bay Area from April 26 - May 10, 2007.

Thursday, April 5, 2007

Bernadette Barker- Plummer

Join us for the next Media Studies Colloquium:

April 11, 2007
UC 421
presenter :: Bernadette Barker- Plummer, USF Department of Media Studies
title :: Fixing Gender: Transgender Discourses around the Araujo Murder Case
description :: This project is an analysis of the construction of transgender identity in public discourse surrounding the murder of Gwen Araujo and the subsequent trial and sentencing of her killers in California, a process that took place over four years, 2002-2006.