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Call for Papers: 13th Annual Graduate Student Conference in the Department of Cinema & Media Studies, University of Chicago

Trauma & Melodrama: Emotions in the Public Sphere Memory. Suffering. Upheaval. Displacement. The language of personal and political trauma is routinely also the language of melodrama. As a diverse set of filmic, televisual, and theatrical practices, melodrama expresses the constraints and possibilities of individuals and