Janelle Blankenship specializes in 19th-century optical technologies; early and silent-era cinema; German film history, European avant-garde and popular science film.
Joe Wlodarz specializes in a number of areas including American cinema history, international queer cinema, African-American cinema, film theory, television studies, and more.
Film Studies 40 Years Ago – The Founding of the Martin Walsh Film Library. Learn more
Honors student Geoffrey Williams recently represented the Department of Film Studies at the Fourth Annual Society for Cinema and Media Studies Undergraduate Conference at the University of Colorado, Boulder (April 14-16, 2016). The Society for Cinema and Media Studies is the leading scholarly organization in the United States dedicated to promoting a broad understanding of film, television and related media through research and teaching grounded in the contemporary humanities tradition.