Students in Dr. Scahill's upper division "Film Theory" class presented their original research in a conference-style setting on the theme of "Cinema Paranoia" in the Auraria Library. By presenting their works-in-progress in a public forum, students considering graduate study were able to experience a conference format in a supportive environment.
An abbreviated version of their final paper, the students were asked to take an intersectional approach to the study of film by c
It's that time of the semester when students and faculty alike can feel a little stressed, a little run down, and a little isolated. With that in mind, the Film Studies program at CU Denver hosted another Film Studies Happy Hour at Alamo Drafthouse's Barfly lounge. Begun by Professors Sarah Hagelin and Andrew Scahill as an event each semester to create more collegiality among our majors and minors, students were also joined this happy hour by Prof. Michael McLane, film and li
Students in Dr. Scahill's "Studies in Censorship" class presented their original research on the very timely topic of art censorship on Wednesday, May 2 in the Auraria Library. By presenting their works-in-progress in a public forum, students considering graduate study were able to experience a conference format in a supportive environment.
The topics included literature as well as film, and the issues concerning political dissent, sexuality, public space, and free speech p
Professor Scahill's "Studies in Censorship"class stepped out the classroom this semester to attend a screening of the 1992 Paul Verhoeven film Basic Instinct and hold an exclusive Q&A with the film's Assistant Director, Eric Jewett. In the course, the first of its kind at CU Denver, Prof. Scahill's students investigated the varied and complex dimensions of artistic censorship. They began the semester with the NAACP campaign against Birth of a Nation and the German efforts to