Current news articles for the Centre for Film and Media Studies.
On Tuesday, 8 May, renowned journalist and UCT alumna Zubeida Jaffer introduced CFMS to the online media initiative The Journalist. Jaffer explained that today’s students are clueless about certain aspects of the anti-apartheid struggle and the role the media played in South Africa’s liberation movement.
Join us on Tuesday 19 February 2019 at 13H00 in AC Jordan 4B for a seminar by CFMS "Tackling Platform Power: The Politics of Digital Platform Policy".
Prof Herman Wasserman was recently invited to form part of an international expert panel which was brought together to provide input into a media ethical code for a proposed Media Hub in Doha, Qatar.
Prof Adam Haupt joined his co-editor, Dr Quentin Williams (University of the Western Cape), and artists King Voue (Bradley Lodewyk) as well as Eavesdrop (aka Monishia Schoeman) for a book talk and EP launch at Minor Cosmopolitanisms Weekend, a conference hosted at Haus der Kulturen der Welt (6-9 December, 2018) by University of Potsdam, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and Freie Universität, Berlin.
Prof Herman Wasserman, Director of the Centre for Film and Media Studies at the University of Cape Town, recently visited the School of Journalism and Mass Communication of St Petersburg State University, Russia.
The School of Information and Communication Studies of the University of Ghana, in collaboration with the International Communication Association (ICA) was hosting the 2018 Regional ICA conference on the theme African Digital Cultures: Emerging research, practices and innovations.
On Friday 26 October 2018, Three Honours CFMS film productions were screened at the New Lecture Theatre, UCT Upper Campus.
Join us on Thursday 8 November 2018 at 12H00 in AC Jordan 4A for a seminar by CFMS "Why Films Studies Needs More Fine-Grained Emotions Terms... and Why Phenomenology Might Help".
On Saturday 27 October 2018, third-year CFMS film productions were screened at the New Lecture Theatre, UCT Upper Campus.
Join us on Friday 26 October 2018 at 9H00 in AC Jordan 4B for the 2018 CFMS Postgraduate Colloquium.
Join us on Tuesday 23 October 2018 at 13H00 in AC Jordan 4A for a seminar by CFMS "Watching Date My Family with a side serving of Twitter: Analysing South African television through social media"