Cutterjunk, by Julian Hoxter, assistant professor of cinema, won the grand prize in the horror/science fiction category of the New York Screenplay Competition, the grand prize in science fiction at the Hollywood Screenplay Contest and gold prize in science fiction at the World Series of Screenwriting Competition.
Cinema Professor Jan Millsapps read from her book Venus on Mars at the Lit Crawl Mashup Publishing event Oct. 19 in San Francisco. Also, she was a panelist at a Futures of the Book discussion Oct. 22 in San Francisco.
Ad Infinitum, an animated film by Assistant Professor of Cinema Ben Ridgway, screens at the Detroit Institute of Arts as part of the Avant-Garde Animation program through Jan. 5, 2014.
Professor of Cinema Britta Sjogren's film Redemption Trail was named U.S. Cinema Indie Runner Up at the Mill Valley Film Festival, where it debuted Oct. 6.
Assistant Professor of Communication Studies Samuel McCormick presented "Babel Babble" at the 2013 Conference on Rhetorical Theory at the University of South Carolina on Oct. 11. His paper focused on the history and theory of everyday talk. He also spoke on a "Media Education / Media Literacy" panel at the Union for Democratic Communications conference at the University of San Francisco on Nov. 1.
Assistant Professor of Social Work Rashmi Gupta presented her poster, "Love experiences of late life immigrant older Asian Indians: A qualitative study," on Nov. 2 at the 59th Annual Program meeting of the Council on Social Work Education (themed, "Global Social Work -- The World is Here") held in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.