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New Taiwanese Cinema Films Donated to WCFTR

Thanks to an historic agreement between the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the government of Taiwan, the film archive of the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research will receive a trove of 35mm films representing some of the best …

Professor Emerita Cantor Appears on “Office Hours”

In the second episode in a row featuring Communication Arts faculty, Professor Emerita in Communication Science Joanne Cantor appeared on the Big Ten Network’s news interview program“Office Hours”. Cantor explained how performing multiple tasks concurrently actually results …

Professors Gray and Xenos Featured on “Office Hours”

Professor in Media & Cultural Studies Jonathan Gray and Professor in Communication ScienceMichael Xenos examined the expanding role of political satire in today’s news coverage on the Big Ten Network’s news interview program “Office Hours”. Gray and Xenos discussed …

Filmmaker and Alumnus Errol Morris Attends Year of the Arts Events

Prolific filmmaker, documentarian, commercial director, and UW-Madison alumnus Errol Morris(History, ’69) recently appeared at numerous signature campus events as part of the university’sYear of the Arts celebration. On Thursday, October 21st, Morris taped an appearence on Wisconsin Reflections, a Big …

Multimedia Artist Allee Willis Speaks With Students

Grammy winning, Webby honoree, and Emmy nominated songwriter, artist, set designer, director, and collector Allee Willis(BA ’69, Journalism) recently discussed with Communication Arts students, faculty, and staff her more than thirty-year career in art. Willis, whose …