Events


Jason Salavon, Emblem (2001: A Space Odyssey), 2003

The Material and the Code: Disciplinary Crossings of Cinema and New Media

Friday, February 26, 2010 - 6:00pm to Saturday, February 27, 2010 - 5:00pm

"Cinema is dead. Long live cinema" (Peter Greenaway). How has the explosion of new media changed the ways we think about cinema, about questions of film aesthetics and film history? How can cinema studies contribute to the theory, analysis, and creative practice of new media? This symposium seeks to stimulate a crossdisciplinary conversation on moving image culture that avoids both cinephile nostalgia as well as uncritical celebrations of media convergence. For more info  http://lucian.uchicago.edu/blogs/materialandcode/

Co-sponsored by Arts Council, Computation Institute, Franke Institute for the Humanities, Department of Germanic Studies, Office of the Provost, New Media Workshop, Mass Culture Workshop