SCMS supports Indian scholars. Read the statement here.


SCMS joins other ACLS Societies in a statement against the targeting of cultural sites in Iran. Read the full statement.



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April 1-5


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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.

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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.


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November 2019


In this issue:

Join Us For #SCMS2020 In Denver! | Registration Rates | Fall Fundraising Campaign | Official Conference Hotel | Travel Grants | Fieldnotes
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December 2019


In this issue:

In Memoriam | 2020 Registration Rates | Conference Program | Dependent Care Subsidies | Exec. Dir.'s Note | Host Committee Guide | Travel Grants
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January 2020


In this issue:

In Memoriam | Conference Hotel Overflow Information | Registration Hours | A/V Policy | Congratulations 2020 Award Winners | Host Committee Guide | ACA-MEDIA
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Norman, OK 73019
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