Assistant Professor Ari Kissiloff of the Department of Strategic Communication presented a multimedia slideshow, “Referencing The Twilight Zone: Popular Media Pays Homage to Rod Serling” at the 50th Anniversary Rod Serling conference in October.
The presentation explored how “The Twilight Zone” has been referenced, mimicked, and satirized, in print, television, and film media – hundreds of times since the show first aired in 1959.
The Rod Serling Conference: Celebrating 50 Years of the Twilight Zone, a two-day conference sponsored by the Park School of Communications, will be held October 2 and 3.
While registrations are now being accepted for the two-day event -- which features presentations of academic papers, panel discussions, and screenings -- there will also be a number of events free and open to the campus and Ithaca community (first-come, first-served).
ITHACA, NY — On the evening of Oct. 2, 1959, American television viewers watched a man in an Air Force jump suit wander the deserted streets of a strange town, unable to remember his name or how he got there. It was America’s first peek into a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. On Oct. 2, 2009, Ithaca College will begin its...
A two-day mini-course will focus on the work of famous TV writer and one-time Ithaca College instructor Rod Serling. Retired I-C communications professor Gordon Webb conceived the course as a way of encouraging student involvement in the upcoming Rod Serling Conference -- set for 10/2 and 10/3 on campus. The evening mini-course will be held 9/30 and 10/1, and will require students...