Starting February 2016, Dr. Marin is the President of the Romanian Studies Association of America, affiliated with Modern Language Association. The term is 2016-2018, and after that, Dr. Marin will be Past President for RSAA for another two years.
Dr. Marin also co-wrote the paper The Last Witnesses? Trauma and Memory as Foundations of German Identity in the Context of the 70thAnniversary of V-E Day with Yannick Kluch and Laura Lengel of Bowling Green State University. The paper has received a Top Paper Award for the Intercultural Communication Division at Central States Communication Association, 2016.
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Stephen Charbonneau 's book, Projecting Race: Postwar America, Civil Rights, and Documentary Film , will be published by Wallflower Press/Columbia University Press (June 2016).
Papa, a documentary film by Shane Eason received its world premiere at the Palm Beach International Film Festival (April 2016).
SCMS professors have also taken part in the 2016 Society of Cinema & Media Studies’ Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Chris Robé was the chair of the panel Media Activism and Social Formations where he did a presentation on "Criminalizing Dissent: State Repression, Video Activism, and Counter-Summit Protesting”. Stephen Charbonneau presented "Playing the Archive: Gaming, Pedagogy, and New Modes of Expressivity" at the panel The Work of Scholarship in the Age of Digital Reproducibility. Gerald Sim was the chair of the panel Ruminations on Food Programming which focused on food’s influence on television and documentary media
Dr. Sim was also awarded a fellowship funded by the Henry Luce Foundation, for which he will serve as a Senior Visiting Research Fellow this summer at the Asia Research Institute of the National University of Singapore. He will participate in the activities at ARI, mentor graduate students, and complete work towards the completion of his current book manuscript on postcolonial poetics, contracted with Indiana University Press.
The Subject of Film and Race: Retheorizing Politics, Ideology, and Cinema, a book by Gerald Sim was published by Bloomsbury Academic Press (July 2014).