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The American Prison: Cruel, But Not Unusual Punishment

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The American Prison: Cruel, But Not Unusual Punishment

22 Oct 2014 | by Lili Schliesser

Please join us for a lecture by Robert A. Ferguson, George Edward Woodbury Professor of Law, Literature & Criticism at Columbia University and Author of Inferno: An Anatomy of American Punishment Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 7pm Swan Hall Auditorium University of Rhode Island 60 Upper College Road Kingston, RI Free and open to the public Sponsored by the University of […]

Assistant Professor of Film/Media releases third feature film

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Assistant Professor of Film/Media releases third feature film

12 Oct 2014 | by Lili Schliesser

Assistant Professor of Film/Media Ashish Avikunthak released his third feature-length film this year, Rati Chakravyuh. The film, which took three weeks to write and two days to shoot, is a 102-minute single-shot conversation between six newlywed couples and a priestess. The single, continuous shot gives time precedence over narrative, creating Avikunthak’s trademark “cinema of temporality.” The conversation carries themes of life, death, and religion, as […]

New director for Harrington HUB reveals plans for year

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New director for Harrington HUB reveals plans for year

11 Sep 2014 | by Lili Schliesser

If you walk into the HUB at the Language and Learning Resource Center located in Swan Hall room 301 this year and see a fresh new face, you can bet it’s Tony Balko. Balko, a whimsical, self-described media and technology junkie is the first ever director of the HUB, a part of the Harrington School of Communication. […]

The Story of Movies

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The Story of Movies

14 Jun 2014 | by Adam Roth

 THE AMERICAN WEST AND THE WESTERN FILM GENRE   The Harrington School of Communication and Media is honored to partner with the Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) to support a weekend seminar on teaching the Western film. The seminar is in collaboration with the Film Foundation, a nonprofit organization established by Martin Scorsese in 1990 that preserves […]