While the Society for Cinema and Media Studies 2020 Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado is cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, UC Press is committed to sharing the latest research in Film & Media Studies. Although we are unable to see you in person, we are honoring the 40% conference discount on all Film & Media Studies titles. Enter promo code 19E6584 at checkout.
In recognition of the impact of Covid-19 on campus instruction and the rise of unplanned distance learning, we are pleased to make all of our online journals content free to all through June 2020, including full access to Film Quarterly, Feminist Media Histories, Afterimage, and the Journal of Sound and Music and Games. Browse our full list of journals.
Highlights from our Film & Media Studies list include Making Images Move Handmade Cinema and the Other Arts by Gregory Zinman, which explores how moving-image artists who worked in experimental film pushed the medium toward abstraction through a number of unconventional filmmaking practices. Drone Art: The Everywhere War as Medium by Thomas Stubblefield is the first comprehensive analysis of the intersections between drones, art, technology, and power. Where Truth Lies: Digital Culture and Documentary Media after 9/11 by Kris Fallon is available as a free open access ebook and traces the evolution of documentary film and photography as they migrated onto digital platforms during the first decades of the twenty-first century.
Forthcoming in June, Sporting Blackness Race, Embodiment, and Critical Muscle Memory on Screen by Samantha N. Sheppard examines issues of race and representation in sports films, exploring what it means to embody, perform, play out, and contest blackness by representations of Black athletes on screen.