TFMS Annual Graduate Student Mixer

When and Where

Friday, September 24, 2021 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm


Help us kick off the Toronto Film and Media Seminar’s Fall 2021 season online! We invite all graduate students working in cinema and media studies to a virtual gathering on Zoom, for a fun evening of networking, raffle prizes, and conversation.

Please register. A Zoom link will be distributed to registered attendees on the day.

Co-hosted by the Toronto Film and Media Seminar organizing committee and TIFF.

Steering Committee for 2021-2022

Co-chairs: Selmin Kara (OCAD) and Kate J. Russell (UofT) • Faculty members: Kass Banning (UofT); Liz Clarke (Brock); Nathalie Coulter (York); Kathleen Cummins (Sheridan); Malini Guha (Carleton); Mark Lipton (Guelph); Scott MacKenzie (Queen’s); Taien Ng-Chan (York); Katherine Spring (WLU); Elizabeth Wijaya (UofT) • Grad student members: Emily Barton (York); Roxanne Hearn (WLU); Patrick Marshall (UofT) Aaron Tucker (York) • Postdoctoral members: Jessica Whitehead (UofT) • TIFF: Keith Bennie.

The goals of the Seminar are:

  • Encouraging intellectual and collegial discussion among the Cinema and Media Studies scholars in the region.
  • Encouraging in-depth scholarly discussion and critical debate.
  • Showcasing diverse research methodologies and research fields that address a wide range of cinematic technologies (film, television, video, new media, and other forms of moving image and sound screens).
  • Aiming to model collegial and professional academic discourse for graduate students entering the field.