Patricia Zimmermann delivered the invited keynote address at the “Saving Private Reels: On the Presentation, Appropriation and Recontexualization of the Amateur Moving Image” conference in Cork, Ireland, on September 19.
Her lecture, “The Home Movie Archive Live,” analyzed and theorized the intersections between archives, digitality, performance, live music, and critical historiography. “Saving Private Reels,” an international gathering of scholars, archivists, preservationists, and media artists, was cosponsored by the University College Cork and the Irish Film Archive. The conference is part of a wide-ranging, collaborative initiative to acquire, preserve, present, and analyze Irish amateur film as national heritage.
Zimmermann is professor in the Department of Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival at Ithaca College.
September 15, 2010 marks the 100th birthday of a man whose name adorns two different buildings on the Ithaca College campus and another building in Downtown Ithaca. That man’s name is also is attached to an Ithaca College scholarship and a national media-study center housed at Ithaca College. That man is Roy H. Park, and he is synonymous with Ithaca, N.Y. But for many, that name —...
The Ithacan has been named a Newspaper Pacemaker finalist for 2010 by the Associated Collegiate Press. Earlier this year it was also announced that The Ithacan Online, the paper’s daily website, was named an Online Pacemaker finalist.
The winners of the award -- widely regarded as the “Pulitzer Prize of collegiate journalism” -- will be announced at the ACP/CMA National College Media Convention in Louisville, Ky., on October 30.
Professor Steven A. Seidman retired from the Park School in May after 26 years at the College. Most recently, he served as chair of the Department of Strategic Communication and coordinator of the communication management and design major.
Seidman spent four years researching and writing his book, Posters, Propaganda, and Persuasion in Election Campaigns around the World and...
Jeff Cohen, director of the Park Center for Independent Media and associate professor in the Department of Journalism, recently had two columns featured on the front page of the Huffington Post.
One column focused on WikiLeaks and the release of classified Afghan war documents, and the other focused on The Colbert Report and host Stephen Colbert’s interview with Assistant Secretary of State Michael Posner about the U.S. prison population.