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Peter Schwartz Publishes Co-edited Book

Peter Schwartz, Associate Professor of German & Comparative Literature, has published a volume that he co-edited with Roy Grundmann and Gregory H. Williams, titled Labour in a Single Shot:  Critical Perspectives on Antje Ehmann and Harun Farocki’s Global Video Project. The work is based mostly on a conference that was held at BU in 2014. […]

CIMS Program Announces New Film Equipment Rentals

Beginning Wednesday, October 27th, the Cinema & Media Studies program will make film equipment available to students in our courses in a push to support the creation of video projects. The equipment can be checked out for up to 3 days at a time by any Faculty or staff members, students in CIMS courses, or […]

CIMS Fall 2021 Film Series

The Cinema & Media Studies Program has organized a film series for the Fall 2021 semester. Six CIMS Faculty members have chosen films from their Fall courses and will present them for the greater CIMS and BU Community. Schedule of films and more information on each event through the links below: September 9th – “Memories […]

Prof. Jennifer Cazenave Wins BUCH Jr. Faculty Fellowship

Jennifer Cazenave, an Assistant Professor of French, has won a Junior faculty fellowship from the BU Center for the Humanities for her book project, Demarginalizing Cinema: Trauma, Testimony, Disability. Prof. Cazenave will be on leave AY 2021-2022 to work on her book.  Congratulations, Jennifer!  

CIMS Launches New Website and Instagram

The Cinema & Media Studies Program is thrilled to announce the launch of our updated website and our new Instagram page!  The website, full of film images and quotes from filmmakers, showcases the many strengths of our program while also providing information to our students and other members of our community in greater depth and […]

CIMS Welcomes Danyelle Greene

The Cinema & Media Studies Program is pleased to welcome Danyelle Greene to our ranks this academic year, as a Visiting Assistant Professor. Danyelle joins us from the University of Kansas where she recently earned a Ph.D. in Film and Media Studies.  Her research and teaching interests include African American cinema, critical race studies and […]

CIMS Alum Pens Piece for BU Today

Be sure to check out the the recent BU Today Article that Taylor Mendoza (CIMS minor ’18) wrote on the current state of the movie industry: “I Miss Going to the Movies. But Can They Win Me Back From My Couch?”

Julia Pavón Named CIMS 2021 College Prize Recipient

The Cinema & Media Studies Program is proud to announce that we have named Julia Pavón as our 2021 College Prize Recipient. Julia will graduate Cum Laude this May with a degree in Cinema & Media Studies. She is a member of the BU Kilachand Honors College where she completed a Senior Keystone project writing […]