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Roger Ebert Lecture

Roger Ebert Lecture—Re-Enchanting Our Relationship to Film and Media History: A Brief Survey of the Media Ecology Project

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
Roger Ebert Center for Film Studies
Location
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
Date
Oct 28, 2022   4:00 pm  
Speaker
Mark Williams
Contact
Julie Turnock
E-Mail
jturnock@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
College of Media Events

Join us for the official launch of the Roger Ebert Center for Film Studies, including opening remarks by Chaz Ebert, a video message from filmmaker and Roger Ebert's friend Martin Scorsese, the inaugural Roger Ebert Lecture, and a film screening.

Re-Enchanting Our Relationship to Film and Media History: A Brief Survey of the Media Ecology Project
From 4-5 p.m., the inaugural Roger Ebert Lecture will be presented by University of Illinois alum Mark Williams (BA '78, LAS), associate professor of film and media studies at Dartmouth College and director of the Media Ecology Project, followed by a Q&A.

At 6:15 p.m., join us for a film screening featuring selections from the Civil Rights Newsfilm collection (1950-1980) and other films in the Media Ecology Project.

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