Celebrate eLearning challenges and successes with colleagues.
Panel Presentation: Creative Approaches to Adapting eLearning for the Arts
Working with Images in the Media Gallery
Katherine Knight – Visual Art and Art History
Interacting with Film Online – Hollywood Old and New
Gillian Helfield – Cinema and Media Arts
Music in Online and Blended Courses: Critical Skills and Copyright
Matte Vander Woude – Music
Q & A and reception to follow.
Light refreshments will be served.
Sponsored by AMPD and the Academic Innovation Fund, which was created to support projects focused on innovation in eLearning, experiential education and the student experience.
The Norman Jewison Series, Department of Cinema & Media Arts, York University presents a screening of recent short thesis productions — fiction, documentary, alternative — created by MFA candidates in the Graduate Program in Film, and introduced by MA and PhD candidates in the Graduate Program in Cinema and Media Studies. The screenings will be followed by a group discussion with the filmmakers.
An immersive installation by Aaron Rotenberg (2015).
Introduction by Theo Xenophontos
On view from 7:15 to 8pm in the Jackman Hall lobby
Five screens frame a search for “home” amidst displacement. Weaving together personal travel footage, family interviews, archival photography and collected clips from Palestine/Israel, this work is an exploration of margins and frames in an attempt to arrive at a broader understanding of the boundaries of “home”.
Srecko (19 min. 2015 -work in progress)
by Vlad Paskaljevic. Introduction by Sarah Stang
Rada loses her beloved dog in the streets of Belgrade, but hides this news from her daughter in Toronto, fearing she might come home.
Does the Sand Hear the Waves? (30 min. 2015 – work in progress)
by Tara Khalili. Introduction by Caroline Klimek
A visual poem about building a new identity, juxtaposing layers of transformation and adaptation, gain and loss, memory and nostalgia.
Our Father (15 min. 2015 – work in progress)
by Daniel Valle. Introduction by Robert Trench
A mother and daughter, originally from Eastern Europe, try to set aside their differences while visiting the grave of their deceased husband/father.
A Late Thaw (12 min. 2015)
by Kim Barr. Introduction by Patrick Dolan
When Tara visits a house that’s for sale, memories of a lover who died years ago seep into her waking life, haunting the empty rooms.
Yardena~Baghdad~Yardena (38 min. 2015 – work in progress)
by Sama Waham. Introduction by Claudia Sicondolfo
A lyrical personal journey, mediating stories of a fading baptism ritual, the burden of inherited nostalgia … and a new exposition of “home”.