Cinema Studies Assoc. Professor Erin Hanna Interviewed by Organization for Transformative Works

OTW Guest Post

Cinema Studies Assoc. Professor Erin Hanna was recently interviewed about her article in Transformative Works and Cultures by OTW, a fan-run nonprofit dedicated to the preservation of fanworks. Erin Hanna is author of the book Only at Comic-Con: Hollywood, Fans, and the Limits of Exclusivity. Her research explores the intersection of media industries and fandom, with a particular emphasis on in-person events, film and television promotion, and historical fan communities.

Announcing the 2022-23 Cinema Studies Undergraduate Awards

Cinema Studies Undergraduate Filmmaker and Scholar Awards

Cinema Studies announces the 2022-23 Undergraduate Filmmaker and Scholar Awards! The James Ivory Essay Award recognizes undergrad students who demonstrate extraordinary skill and creativity of research and writing, and the Undergraduate Filmmaker Award recognizes students whose work challenges inequality in all its forms.

Up to $500 will be awarded to the top recipients of each award! Open to CINE majors and double majors.

Deadline Extended! Apply online by April 21, 2023 at noon (PT)



Jewel Hairston Bell Award for Students

Nominate a rising Senior or self-nominate!

This prestigious award is named after Jewel Hairston Bell, who served as the Director of the Council of Minority Education (CME) from 1983 to 1986. Since 1991, the Jewel Hairston Bell Award has honored an outstanding student of color whose active engagement and participation on campus has furthered the cause of cultural and ethnic diversity at the University of Oregon. Faculty and staff are highly encouraged to nominate a rising Senior who demonstrates the qualities of this award and meets the eligibility criteria listed below. Students also have the opportunity to self-nominate for this award. Depending on the number of applicants, awards can vary from $2,000 - $4,000. 

Deadline: Sunday, April 9, 2023 at 11:59pm.

CAS Hands-On Learning Scholarship: Up to $5,000 Award

CAS Hands-on learning scholarship

Deadline to Apply: Friday, March 31, 2023 by 11:00 p.m.

The College of Arts and Sciences invites undergraduate students to apply for scholarships to support them in pursuing experiential learning opportunities. The scholarship will provide financial support of up to $5,000 to assist students in completing an unpaid internship, research opportunity, or service-learning experience of at least 8 weeks’ duration. Undergraduate students pursuing a CAS major or minor and planning to participate in a summer internship experience of at least 8 weeks duration are eligible to apply.

For more information, visit the CAS Scholarships and Fellowships page and review the online application.

Now Hiring! CINE Equipment Room Monitor

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Applications due by Tuesday, March 14th at 9:00 am.

The student Equipment Monitor works in the Cinema Studies Equipment Room located in 18 Knight Library. Their primary duties are checking in and out equipment to student equipment users. The Equipment Monitor’s other responsibilities include routine cleaning, troubleshooting equipment issues, interpreting policies, and other routine duties. 

Explore CINE Spring Term '23 Courses

Explore cinema studies spring term 2023 courses

Interested in learning more about the Cinema Studies major? Explore CINE's spring term CORE ED courses below. Cinema Studies offers many courses that are open to all majors and satisfy Core Ed requirements.

Already a Cinema Studies major? Learn more about the interesting TOPICS courses offered spring term below. Visit the course list page for the complete list of spring courses and how they satisfy the major.

Did You Know? Cinema Studies now offers both B.A. and B.S. degree options! Cinema Studies is building connections across new disciplines and is now offering both a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degree option to engage with students wherever their academic training is taking them. Whether you're an IRES major, business major, or studying in a STEM field, consider Cinema Studies as a double major to tell your story at the intersection of science and cinema. To declare the major, simply submit the brief online form. 


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