Friday, January 31, 2020 at 4 PM – 6 PM Nicholson Hall Room 135(216 Pillsbury Dr SE, Minneapolis MN 55455) “The Horrors of Insulated Selfhood”: Psychedelic Culture, Governance, and Intoxicated Spectatorship 1966, the year that psychedelic art stormed American mainstream culture, brought a cavalcade of explosive media experiences, often inspired by Marshall McLuhan, to the […]Read More Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece Talk, "The Horrors of Insulated Selfhood"
With Professor Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 7 PM – 9:30 PM Trylon Cinema in Minneapolis2820 E 33rd St., Minneapolis, Minnesota 55406 Join us for a night of throwback psychedelic cinema from 1966 at the fringes of low and high culture. Richard Fleisher’s mindblowing eye candy Fantastic Voyage boasts an array of spectacular […]Read More Psychadelic Cinema: Black Is + Fantastic Voyage (1966)
a MIMSGG talk with Professor Jason Mittell (Middlebury College) Thursday, November 7th at 4:30PM 135 Nicholson Hall Jason Mittell is Professor of Film & Media Culture and American Studies at Middlebury College. He arrived at Middlebury in 2002 after two years teaching at Georgia State University. He received a B.A. from Oberlin College and a Ph.D. […]Read More Videographic Criticism + New Directions in Film & Media Studies
Incremental Love Eugenie Brinkema (MIT), IAS Thursdays Talk October 24th, 3:30 PM Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Michael Haneke’s Amour (2012) is set in a single restricted location, the Parisian apartment in which a dying, suffering woman is being cared for by her husband. The film plots an obsessive formal language of spatial […]Read More MIMSGG Fall 2019 Events
Presentations and a panel discussion focussed on the long lives of dead media including featured guests Jill Vuchetich(Head of Archives Walker Art Center), John Moret(Programmer and Projectionist Trylon Cinema), Sam Hoolihan(Visual Artist and Educator), and Show & Tell with Super-8 & 16 mm film presentations, rare 9.5 mm film stock (and digital migration), and a […]Read More Working/<3-ing Dead Media: A Roundtable Discussion Featuring Dying Media Enthusiasts
Since his introduction to an “unprepared world” on September 24, 2018, Gritty, the mascot for the Philadelphia Flyers, has experienced an unlikely rise. He threatened Iceburgh the Pittsburgh Penguin, fell spectacularly, came in like a wrecking ball. A Philadephia city resolution declared Gritty a “ghastly empty-eyed muppet” and “an acid trip of a mascot,” before […]Read More Call for Presenters! “Fellow Gritizens: Gritty, Memes, and Left Internet Culture”
1. Videographic Criticism Workshop Phase I: Autodidactics(CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS)First session: Feb 8th, 2-5 pm, Nicholson 325 (future session dates TBD) – Phase I, Topic: In Transition Journal (all content is accessible for free) 2. IAS Thursdays: Rick Prelinger “The Romance of Obsolescence and the Promise of Hybridity”Feb. 14th, 3.30 pm Northrop Crosby Room 3. MIMSGG presents: Rick Prelinger”COMMON GEOGRAPHIES: […]Read More MIMSGG Calendar Spring 2019: