Schedule

Tuesday, May 23 – Wednesday, May 24

Parker-Reed Room, Schair-Swenson-Watson Alumni Center, Colby College

8:00–8:45am – Breakfast

8:45–9:00am – Welcome

Chelsea Wessels (Colby College) and Beth Corzo-Duchardt (Muhlenberg College)

9:00–10:00am – Keynote Provocation

Patricia R. Zimmermann (Ithaca College)

10:30–12:00pm – Workshop

Production and Videographic Criticism in the Language Classroom, or Revolutionary Praxis

  • Bridget Franco (College of the Holy Cross), Filmmaking in Spanish
  • Nicolas Poppe (Middlebury College), Teaching with Videographic Criticism
  • Paul A. Schroeder Rodríguez (Amherst College), Incorporating a Video Essay Assignment into a Film Studies Course: Experiences and Lessons Learned

12:15–2:15pm – Lunch (+ possible museum visit)

2:15–3:45pm – Panel: Teaching Revolutions

Chair: Audrey Brunetaux (Colby College)

  • Michael Mario Albrecht (Eckerd College), Teaching Politics in the Era of the Trump Revolution
  • Suzanne Schulz (Bard High School Early College Queens), Teaching Revolutionary Cinemas of the 1960s and 1970s: Historical Specificity and Contemporary Relevance
  • John Sullivan (Muhlenberg College), Revolutionizing the Concept of Media Literacy in an Age of Trump

4:00–5:30pm – Panel: Revolutionary Pedagogy

Chair: Katherine Groo (Lafayette College)

  • Jacquelyn Ardam (Colby College), Feminist Pedagogies: Learning from Martha Rosler’s Semiotics of the Kitchen
  • Katherine Groo (Lafayette College), Minor Cinemas, Minorating Practices
  • Kimberly Hall (Wofford College), Teaching Television: Integrative Approaches to Revolutionary Thinking
  • Jeff Pooley (Muhlenberg College), “Ways of Seeing” Capstone Course Concept

5:30–7:30pm – Dinner

Later

Optional gathering at Mainely Brews (no host)

Parker-Reed Room, Schair-Swenson-Watson Alumni Center, Colby College

8:00–8:45am – Breakfast

8:45–10:15am – Workshop

Encounters with Otherness as Revolutionary Praxis

  • Andrew Utterson (Ithaca College)Matthew Holtmeier (Ithaca College)
  • William Brown (University of Roehampton)
  • Matthew Holtmeier (Ithaca College)
  • William Brown (University of Roehampton)

Respondent: Patricia R. Zimmermann (Ithaca College)

10:30–12:00pm – Panel: Cinema as Revolutionary Praxis

Chair: Alexandre Dauge-Roth (Bates College)

  • Jonathan J. Cavallero (Bates College), Theory, Practice, and Purposeful Work: Exploring the Revolutionary Potential of Film Festival Studies
  • Alexandre Dauge-Roth (Bates College), Filming with Rwandans: A Double-Lens Approach and Conversation on Documenting Women’s Agency in Post-Genocide Rwanda
  • Elizabeth Eames (Bates College), Rough Cut/Global Maine: Documentary Production in Community

12:15–1:30pm – Lunch

1:30–3:00pm – Workshop

The Art of the Review: Evaluating Communication, Media and Film Studies Programs at SLACs or, Curricular/Program Revolutions

  • Jennifer Gauthier (Randolph College)
  • Martin Lang (Gustavus Adolphus College)
  • Jeff Pooley (Muhlenberg College)

3:00–3:30pm – Coffee break

3:30–4:30pm- Closing Remarks and Discussion

Facilitated by Patricia R. Zimmermann (Ithaca College)

4:30–5:00pm – Discussion: The Future of MCFLAC

Led by Chelsea Wessels (Colby College) and Beth Corzo-Duchardt (Muhlenberg College)

6:00pm – Optional Dinner at TBD (no host)