This year the Annual CLST Dissertation PechaKucha Lightning Rounds will be a feature of the Annual Conference of the Cultural Studies Association meeting at CMU from 31 May-3 June. Each presenter will give an overview of their dissertation research using 20 PowerPoint slides each displaying for 20 seconds.
- Blackledge, Olga, "Animated States: The Aesthetics, Politics, and Technology of Soviet and German Cel Animation, 1930-1940s"
- Blizzard, Logan, "Build Your Own Adventure: (Re)Constructing Noncommercial Gaming Culture in the Pre-Internet Era"
- Kim, Olga, “Soviet Tableaux: Ethno-National Cinemas under Late Socialism.”
- Ogrodnik, Benjamin W., “The Rise of Ruin Cinema: Working-Class Filmmaking in the US Rust Belt, 1970s-1980s”
- O'Malley, Donica, “From Redhead to Ginger: Othering Whiteness in New Media.”
- Sattarova, Ellina, “Policing the Body: The Biopolitics of Contemporary Russian Cinema.”
- Tyquiengco, Marina, “Articulating Indigenous Selfhood through the Body.”
- Velasquez Ospina, Juan Fernando, “Musicians and Musicianship: Institutionalization, Transculturation, and Cultures of Listening and Sounding in Colombia (1886-1930)”
Response: the audience