2004 SCMS Program Online

The tentative program for SCMS is now available online. Here’s the panel I will be chairing:

Saturday, March 6, 2004 5:15-7:00pm

L4: The Screen is Alive: Digitization and Cinema’s Identity Crisis

Chair: Charles Tryon (Georgia Tech)

  • Kara Keeling (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), “Bamboozling Cinema: Bamboozled’s Digital Critique of Cinematic Representation”
  • Sheila Petty (University of Regina), “Challenging the Posthuman: Discourses of Race in John Akomfrah’s The Last Angel of History
  • Kathleen Fitzpatrick (Pomona College), “Simulation: The Filmic Mythology of Virtual Reality”


  1. chuck Said,

    July 15, 2004 @ 3:40 pm

    Note: I just found out that John Akomfrah’s “The Last Angel of History” is playing Friday, July 16, at the Eyedrum in Atlanta.

  2. terry mayer Said,

    August 30, 2005 @ 1:42 pm

    Have found a photograph of John Akomfrah in Handsworth 1985, it was at the time he was filming ‘Handsworth Songs’ the image is located in the EXHIBITION page of Pogus Caesar’s OOM Gallery based in Britain.

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