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The annual conference provides a forum for new research and networking. The 2019 conference will be held in Seattle, March 13-17


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The Journal of Cinema and Media Studies is the peer-reviewed, scholarly publication of SCMS, dedicated to rigorous thinking about all media.

About Us

The Society for Cinema and Media Studies is the leading scholarly organization in the United States dedicated to promoting a broad understanding of film, television, and related media through research and teaching grounded in the contemporary humanities tradition.


Latest News

May 2019


In this issue:

Award Nominations | Conference Survey | Fundraising Campaign | Call for Volunteers | Conference Bulletin Board | Denver 2020 Proposals | JCMS 58.3 | Call for Translations
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June/July 2019


In this issue:

Welcome New Board Members | Welcome Mona Springfield | 2020 Conference Submissions | 2020 Award Submissions | Translation Policy | From the Archives
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August 2019


In this issue:

Spotlight on Steven Cohan | 2020 Conference Submissions | Call for Special Events | From the Archives | Exec. Dir.'s Note | SCMS-U Recap | Aca-Media
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Society for Cinema and Media Studies
640 Parrington Oval
Wallace Old Science Hall, Room 300
Norman, OK 73019
(405) 325-8075


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