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BA in Media & Film Studies

The BA in Media & Film Studies program is dedicated to interdisciplinary inquiry about the content, form, production, history, social effects and political implications of media in all its various expressions — from print to film, television, radio and the Internet.

Like cultural studies, media and film studies employs interdisciplinary methods and insights from art history, anthropology, literary theory, media studies, history, sociology, psychoanalysis, film studies, semiotics and philosophy.

Media and film studies is particularly interested in situating media within the broader context of historical development (comparative analysis), production (technology, markets, institutions), aesthetic forms ("high" and "mass" culture, narrative, genre), and social formation (ideology, reception, and consumption).

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David Denny Presents at International Conference

Dr. David Denny, culture & media department chair, presented a paper on Lars von Trier's Antichrist at the International Zizek Studies Conference in Cincinnati in April 2014.

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April 01, 2014 – April 30, 2014

Jordan VanSise: Down the Up Staircase

A series of photographs created by Marylhurst art student Jordan VanSise as the North American Finalist for the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards ...

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April 14, 2014 – May 17, 2014

The Art Gym: Vanessa Renwick

The Art Gym presents Vanessa Renwick. A filmmaker Renwick has been making short movies and media installations for over twenty years. She lives in...

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May 05, 2014

Scholarship application deadline for show:tell: A workshop for teen writers and artists

Scholarship applications due for June workshop for high school students (ages 14 to 18). Scholarships are awarded on needs basis. In the workshop,...

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