Events sponsored by Film and Media Studies range from conversations with visiting
artists and scholars to public screenings and performances, conferences, and film
festivals. These events offer beyond-the-classroom learning opportunities for our
students and encourage a vibrant film and media culture on the USC campus and in the
Screening of "The Black Panthers" and discussion with Kathleen Cleaver
The Stanley Nelson series continues this week with The Black Panthers: Vanguard of
the Revolution on March 15 at 6 pm in Gambrell Hall, room 153. Former Black Panther
Kathleen Cleaber will lead a discussion on Thursday, March 16th at 12:00 pm in Grambrell
Hall, room 217.
Screening of "Freedom Summer"
The Stanley Nelson Film Series continues with Freedom Summer. Over 10 memorable weeks
in 1964 known as Freedom Summer, more than 700 student volunteers from around the
country joined organizers and local African Americans in a historic effort to shatter
the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously
racist, segregated states. This free screening of Freedom Summer on March 1 at 6pm
in Journalism Room 106 will feature a talk-back with former SNCC member Cleveland
Sellers. His autobiography of his time as an activist, The River of No Return, is
a standard in college classrooms.
Visiting Scholar James Deaville
James Deaville from Canada's Carleton University will speak about music in video game
trailers. He will explore music’s dual register as marketing tool and art form, mediating
“evocative space” in game play.
Wednesday March 1, School of Music Recital Hall, 1:10-2pm, Refreshments following
Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.