CLST at this Year's Cultural Studies Association Conference: Be Sure to Attend Plenary Session of Pitt Dissertation PechaKucha Lightning Rounds

June 2, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

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.

Carnegie Mellon University Humanities Center
SESSION A | ROOM 235B Baker Hall, Carnegie Mellon University | FEATURED PANEL
Chair: Ronald J. Zboray, Director of the Graduate Program for Cultural Studies
  • 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