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Welcome to Cinematic Arts

The Department of Cinematic Arts approaches film from a critical and creative perspective, in relation to the other arts, and within an international and interdisciplinary frame. It provides students with the critical tools necessary for the theoretical and historical analysis of cinema as well as the creative skills required for the production of film, video, and digital media.

  • Students looking at a camera
  • Film projector on in the dark
  • Camera Lens
Latina/o/x Migration (Sawyer Seminar Symposium)

Latina/o/x Migration (Sawyer Seminar Symposium)

October 25, 2019 - 12:00am

In this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- three invited speakers will explore questions related to migration and national belonging. Each speaker will deliver a plenary address, which will be followed by Q&A....

Sketch Nite

Sketch Nite

November 7, 2019 - 5:00pm

Experienced, aspiring, and amateur artists alike: this summer, make our museums your muse....

Latina/o/x Citizenship and National Belonging (Sawyer Seminar Symposium)

Latina/o/x Citizenship and National Belonging (Sawyer Seminar Symposium)

November 8, 2019 - 12:00am

For this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- three speakers will address the ways Latina/o/x communities are integrated into and respond to dominant U.S. political and cultural social practices. Speakers will provide a strong historical foundation, attend to political processes, and draw out some of the less formal ways in which citizenship is imagined and practiced in Latina/o/x...

Imagining the Latina/o/x Midwest (Sawyer Seminar Symposium)

Imagining the Latina/o/x Midwest (Sawyer Seminar Symposium)

January 31, 2020 - 12:00am

In this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- three speakers will examine the potentials and pitfalls of imagining Latinidades in the Midwestern U.S. Building off the past success of the Latina/o Midwest Symposium, this kickoff event for the spring semester will draw attention to the ways in which Latina/o/x space and identity might be imagined and practiced outside of traditionally...