We are pleased to inform you that MIMSGG has organized another free film screening at the Trylon as a continuation of our collaborative’s work on media and obsolescence. The film we will be watching and discussing on Thursday, November 29th, 7 pm at the Trylon is the visually and aurally stunning Koyaanisqatsi (1982). Free tickets […]Read More Koyaanisqatsi (1982) Screening and a Projection Booth Workshop at Trylon
MIMSGG will hold a reading group event in preparation for the Politics and Aesthetics of Obsolescence conference (Oct 12-13), where we will discuss excerpts from Kathleen Fitzpatrick’s book Planned Obsolescence (2011) and Joel Burges’ Out of Sync & Out of Work: History and the Obsolescence of Labor in Contemporary Culture (2018).Read More Hot Currents #1: Obsolescence Reading Group
A University of Minnesota
Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature and MIMSGG Conference,
October 12-13, 2018. Keynote Speakers:
Professor Kathleen Fitzpatrick (Michigan State University) and
Professor Joel Burges (University of Rochester, NY).
In January 2016, a collective of self-organized graduate students working under the generous guidance of several faculty members affiliated with the Moving Image Studies (MIMS) graduate minor formed an official student group, the Moving Image and Media Studies Graduate Group (MIMSGG). Our collective provides an interdisciplinary forum for graduate students and faculty with shared interests […]Read More