The University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks an experienced moving image
archivist to oversee the film and video collections of the Wisconsin Center
for Film and Theater Research (WCFTR) and, in affiliation with the UW’s
School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS), to teach one course
annually in archival theory and practice. The WCFTR is administered by
The UW Department of Communication Arts. In cooperation with the Wisconsin
Lea Jacobs, a film professor in Communication Arts, has been named Associate Dean for the Arts and Humanities in the Graduate School. As one of the associate deans, she will manage faculty and student issues in thirty-eight graduate programs of study, ranging from matters of research, to education, to administration.
The Department of Communication Arts Chair and WCFTR Director Vance Kepley is very pleased to announce the successful completion of a major, year-long effort to systematically reprocess one of the Center’s most important archival collections.
Last spring, then-freshman Sam Acker was hard at work directing and filming a movie with a small cast and crew about a zombie apocalypse–learning cinematography, studio lighting, website design, and Photoshop. Now, he feels more confident than ever about the career doors opened to him by learning these lucrative skills in Comm Arts’ newest class, CA 155: Introduction to Digital Media Production.
On May 22nd and 23rd, the 2013 Teaching and Learning Symposium, "Sparking Innovation: Ideas to Impact" took place at Union South. The goal of this year's Symposium was to share ideas and best practices that enhance teaching and learning excellence on campus.
Each year, the Institute for Research in the Humanities awards the Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellowship to exceptional doctoral dissertators in the humanities at UW-Madison. This year, Comm Arts PhD student Kelly Jakes is one of the recipients, along with Sarah Groeneveld in English and Matthew Rarey in Art History.
You’ve worked hard, played hard, and studied harder. You’ve trekked across the Humanities bridge on icy mornings, heading for lectures in 4070. You’ve turned in your final papers and taken your final exams. It’s time to say goodbye to friends, faculty, and beautiful Vilas Hall. Hooray! You’re graduating!
On Thursday, May 16th at 6:00pm in Union South's Marquee Theater, Errol Morris will present a special screening of his Academy Award-winning documentary The Fog of War. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session and a reception with Mr. Morris.