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Ebert Symposium

Ebert Symposium: Representations and Their Critics

Event Type
College of Media, Roger Ebert Center for Film Studies
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
Apr 16, 2024   7:00 - 9:00 pm  
Angela Aguayo
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College of Media Events

This year's Chaz and Roger Ebert Symposium, presented by the Roger Ebert Center for Film Studies, will address "Representations and Their Critics." Discussions will consider the current state of film criticism, the interpretive power of media critics, and how this work might evolve over the next decade. 

Join us for this two-day event on Tuesday, April 16, 7-9 p.m., Knight Auditorium at Spurlock Museum; and Wednesday, April 17, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Starlight Room at Siebel Center for Design.

Presenters include:

  • Megan Cruz, host, pop culture commentator, writer, and producer, @jstoobs on TikTok
  • Bobbi Miller, culture critic and host of the Afternoon Special Podcast
  • Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune film critic and mentor to the Roger Ebert Fellows
  • Dana Stevens, film critic at Slate and a co-host of the Slate Culture Gabfest

Read more about the presenters.

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