Convened by Malini Guha (Carleton University) and Katherine Spring (Wilfrid Laurier University)
The Internet Movies of Erlong Lake's Zhang Hao (二龙湖浩哥): Online DistribuRon, RegulaRon, and the Development of a New Monopoly
Katherine Morrow (Assistant Professor, Film Studies, Carleton University)
Empty Spaces, Ruptured Time: Edward Yang’s Story of Taipei
Ruochen Bo (Ph.D. candidate, Cinema Studies InsTtute, University of Toronto)
Virginity, Violence, and Vice: The Displacement of Guilt and Responsibility in Hong Kong Cinema
Jing Jing Chang (Associate Professor, English and Film Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University)
In-Person: 5-103 DAWB, Wilfrid Laurier University
Toronto Film and Media Seminar
Steering Committee for 2023-2024
Co-chairs: Em Barton (York), Malini Guha (Carleton), and Michael Zryd (York). Faculty members: Michael Baker (Sheridan); Liz Clark (Brock); Desiree de Jesus (York); Selmin Kara (OCADU); Mark Lipton (Guelph); Gabriel Menotti (Queens); Jon Petrychyn (Brock); Katherine Spring (WLU); Elizbeth Wijaya (UofT). Graduate student members: Bojana Babic (Queens); Roxanne Hearn (WLU); Mary Hegedus (York); David Jackson (WLU); Patrick Marshall (UofT); Dhvani Ramanujam (York); Ganga Rudrariah (UofT); Kate Russell (UofT); Cleo Sallis-Parchet (York). 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.