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College of Arts & Sciences
Department of English Language and Literature


Media History Symposium ...

Friday, October 3, 2014 -
10:00am to 12:00pm


10:00-12:00 Roundtable on the Futures of Media History (Hollings Room, Thomas Cooper Library)

This will explore methodological and conceptual opportunities for scholars working at the intersection of history and media studies based on pre-circulated questions and open discussion. For readings designed to get the conversation going, paste the following into your web browser: http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/hist/hc/media-readings

1:00-2:30 History and Media Studies Resources at the MIRC (Heather Heckman, Director, Moving Image Research Collections, Thomas Cooper Library) 

MIRC began in 1980 with a gift from the Fox Movietone News Collection and since then has increased to an estimated 6000 hours of material, including local television news and commercials, home movies, micro-cinematographic nature films, and fiction and documentary films from the People's Republic of China. Tours begin at 1:00, 1:15 and 1:30.

Please email histcntr@mailbox.sc.edu to sign up!