Articles tagged with: Christine Holmlund
Christine Holmlund, professor of modern foreign languages and member of the Cinema Studies Committee, will give the keynote lecture at the inaugural Celebrity Studies Conference at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. Holmlund will speak on the branding of Dolly Parton and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Holmlund is also starting a two-year term as president of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies.
Christine Holmlund, a professor in the Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures and the Cinema Studies Program, recently was elected president of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS), the foremost international organization in film studies. Her six year term of office begins July 1, 2009. Her duties include working with the American Council of Learned Societies and co-organizing the society’s 50th anniversary conference to be held March 2010 in Los Angeles. SCMS members are college and university educators, filmmakers, archivists, historians, critics, scholars, graduate students, and others devoted to the study of the moving image. The society’s peer-reviewed journal, Cinema Journal, is the top publishing venue for media studies scholarship.
Christine Holmlund, professor in the Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures and the Cinema Studies Program, recently spoke at the third annual Midwest Undergraduate Film Conference hosted by Notre Dame University. Holmlund gave the keynote address “Jackie Chan and the Art of Aging in Action.”
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With the U.S. economy booming under President Clinton and the cold war finally over, many Americans experienced peace and prosperity in the nineties. The essays in American Cinema of the 1990s examine the big budget blockbusters and critically acclaimed independent films that defined the decade.