Patricia Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, has been named to the editorial board of Film Quarterly.
One of the most internationally prestigious and authorative academic journals in film, Film Quarterly was founded in 1958. It features scholarly articles, interviews, festival reports, and book reviews exploring international cinema, Hollywood, documentary, experimental work, animation, independent film, and emerging media. Film Quarterly is published by the University of California Press.
Lost Home, the collaborative book project published by Super Labo (Tokyo), was selected by Natalie Matutschovsky (senior photo editor, TIME) as one of the best photography books of 2013. Professor Jude contribued one of the eleven book works in the slip-cased set.
Janice Levy, professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, won first prize in “Best of Show,” an annual collaborative effort between The Photo Review and the Photography department at the University of the Arts.
“Best of Show” features a diverse collection of prize-winning work by 16 photographers. The work selected is international in scope from the United Kingdom, Italy, and the United States. The exhibition, running November 1-December 6, 2013, gives the public the opportunity to view the juried work featured in The Photo Review’s 2013 competition issue. The University of the Arts has a longstanding relationship with The Photo Review, an independent journal of photography founded in 1976.
Levy’s award-winning image was taken during her during her 2010-2011 sabbatical in Riyadh, KSA.
Claudia Costa Pederson, Assistant Professor of Screen Studies, has published a feature interview entitled "The Veterans Book Project: A Conversation with Monica Haller" in Afterimage, The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism 41, no 2 (September, October).
This feature interview examines Monica Haller's project, The Veterans Book Project (2007-2013), a 50 volume series of books authored by veterans and Iraqi refugees. An investigation of the archive and its intersections with personal and social trauma, each book in the series consists of digital photos and texts.