• Mostly Lost 7: Registration Information and Call for Material

      The Library of Congress National Audio-Visual Conservation Center, Packard Campus presents “Mostly Lost 7: A Film Identification Workshop” in Culpeper, Virginia. June 13-16, 2018 From the event page: “’Mostly Lost’ will feature the screenings of unidentified, under-identified or misidentified silent and early sound films. Beginning with an opening reception the evening of Wednesday June »

  • CFP: New Histories of Women in the Entertainment Industry

      Call for Book Proposals:  New Histories of Women in the Entertainment Industry New Histories of Women in the Entertainment Industry is a new series from Peter Lang Publishing focused on excavating, articulating, theorizing, and positioning new histories of women working “behind the screens” in the entertainment industries from 1960 to the present. We actively »

  • Book Publication: Pink-Slipped: What Happened to Women in the Silent Film Industries? by Jane M. Gaines

      Out this month via University of Illinois Press: Pink-Slipped: What Happened to Women in the Silent Film Industries? by Jane M. Gaines From the University of Illinois Press website: Women held more positions of power in the silent film era than at any other time in American motion picture history. Marion Leonard broke from acting »