Student Spotlight: CS Students contribute to 2019 SCMS Conference

Student Spotlight: CS Students contribute to 2019 SCMS Conference

The Cultural Studies program is pleased to share the news that CS students Aimee Dixon Anthony, David Zeglen, Caroline Guthrie, and Megan Fariello will present papers at the upcoming 60th annual conference of the Society of Cinema and Media Studies held in Seattle from March 13 - 17.

The topics of their talks are diverse and range in their focal points from African American women filmmakers in early cinema (Anthony) to contemporary celebrity studies (Zeglen), and technological mediations in screened history (Guthrie and Fariello). In addition, Guthrie, Fariello, and Anthony will act, respectively, as panel chair and co-chairs. Congratulations!

The titles of their presentations are as follows:

  • Aimee Dixon Anthony, “The Black Elite Community of African American Women Filmmakers of Early Cinema”
  • David Zeglen, “Pseudo‑Intellectual Astrology: The Occult
    Microcelebrity of Jordan Peterson”
  • Megan Fariello, "“Cosmic Disturbances: (Sound) Technology
    and the Televisual Historical Drama”
  • Caroline Guthrie, “‘A Lot of My History Sucks’: American National
    Trauma in Time‑Travel Television Series”

For more information on the conference program, click here.