Postcards from Oberlin
May 8, 2020
“The best thing about my quarantine workday (besides hanging out with my toddler) is seeing my students, even though they are far away. The second best thing is seeing them when it's warm enough to be outside in my backyard in Lakewood. Students + sunshine (+ toddler) = happiness,” writes Kathryn Metz , assistant professor of ethnomusicology.
Kuumba Week Film Festival
November 19, 2019
Actor, director, and activist Danny Glover is interviewed by Professor of Studio Art and Africana Studies Johnny Coleman after the screening of The Last Black Man in San Francisco, in which Glover portrays Grandpa Allen. The film launched Oberlin’s first Kuumba Week Film Festival. Kuumba Week is an annual celebration of black creativity.
2016-2017 Excellence in Teaching Award Winners
March 8, 2018
Six faculty members from the College of Arts and Sciences and the Conservatory of Music received an Excellence in Teaching Award for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Cinema Studies Screens Student, Faculty Work
May 8, 2015
The Cinema Studies Department is hosting a number of screenings of student and faculty work leading up to Commencement/Reunion Weekend. The film screenings will take place May 10 through 23 in Dye Lecture Hall and the Apollo Theatre.
First-of-its-Kind Symposium on Asian Cinema
March 11, 2015
A series of events is taking place this weekend, including the symposium Asian Cinemas in a Global Context; the lecture “Why Cinema Has Not Yet Been Invented: or Taking the Digital in Hand,” by University of Chicago Professor Tom Gunning; and the lecture “Globalization from a Local Lens: Creative Conceptions of a Taiwanese Director,” by documentary filmmaker Ho Chao-ti. The symposium is the first to explicitly bring together Indian and Chinese cinemas for discussion.
Archives Acquires Tony Musante’s Papers
February 12, 2013
Oberlin College Archives
Veteran actor and alumnus Tony Musante has donated to Oberlin his personal papers—a collection that offers an inside perspective on the crafts of acting and filmmaking.