Society for Cinema & Media Studies 2023

Welcome to our landing page for the Society for Cinema & Media Studies 2023 conference. Browse our latest books and journals for SCMS2023, and order the MIT Press titles below for 20% off using discount code APRIL2023 when you order through Penguin Random House and ship to a US mailing address. Full discount terms and conditions here.

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Congratulations to Bo Ruberg, winner of the 2023 Anne Friedberg Innovative Scholarship Award!

Sex Dolls at Sea

Bo Ruberg

June 14, 2022

In the Black Fantastic

Ekow Eshun

September 6, 2022

Playful Visions

Meredith A. Bak

March 17, 2020

More than a Glitch

Meredith Broussard

March 14, 2023

Design in a Frame of Emotion

Hannah Beachler, Jacqueline Stewart, Toni L. Griffin

February 2, 2021

Leslie Thornton

Natalie Bell, Dan Kidner, Milan Ther

August 23, 2022

Tell It to the Stones

Annett Busch, Tobias Hering

August 24, 2021


Gordon Calleja

October 4, 2022

A Black Gaze

Tina M. Campt

March 21, 2023

Play like a Feminist.

Shira Chess

August 18, 2020

Discriminating Data

Wendy Hui Kyong Chun

November 2, 2021

Collective Wisdom

Katerina Cizek, William Uricchio, Juanita Anderson, Maria Agui Carter, Detroit Narrative Agency, Thomas Allen Harris, Maori Karmael Holmes, Richard Lachman, Louis Massiah, Cara Mertes, Sara Rafsky, Michèle Stephenson, Amelia Winger-Bearskin, Sarah Wolozin

November 1, 2022

The Cinema House and the World

Serge Daney, A. S. Hamrah, Christine Pichini

September 6, 2022

Playing at a Distance

Sonia Fizek

November 1, 2022

Playing Oppression

Mary Flanagan, Mikael Jakobsson

February 28, 2023

Design in Motion

Laura A. Frahm

July 19, 2022

Image Objects

Jacob Gaboury

August 3, 2021

Theodore Savage

Cicely Hamilton, Susan R. Grayzel

February 7, 2023

Voices from the Radium Age

Joshua Glenn, Joshua Glenn

March 8, 2022

Of One Blood

Pauline Hopkins, Minister Faust

August 2, 2022

The Truth and Other Stories

Stanisław Lem, Antonia Lloyd-Jones, Kim Stanley Robinson

September 13, 2022


Stanisław Lem, Peter Butko

September 28, 2021

Tomorrow's Parties

Jonathan Strahan

August 23, 2022

Digital Lethargy

Tung-Hui Hu

October 4, 2022

Harry Smith

Paola Igliori

November 29, 2022

Halsted Plays Himself

William E. Jones

December 6, 2022

Wandering Games

Melissa Kagen

October 11, 2022

Co-existence of Times

Johanne Løgstrup

August 3, 2021

Media Disrupted

Amanda D. Lotz

October 5, 2021


Kristie Macrakis

February 28, 2023


Kathryn Bond Stockton

August 31, 2021


Kate Eichhorn

May 10, 2022

Feminist Takes

Antonia Majaca, Rachel O'Reilly, Jelena Vesic

December 28, 2021

Arcade Britannia

Alan Meades

October 25, 2022

The Digital Closet

Alexander Monea, Violet Blue

May 2, 2023

Vital Media

Michael Nitsche

December 6, 2022

Against Flow

Braxton Soderman

April 13, 2021

Sex Sounds

Danielle Shlomit Sofer

July 5, 2022

Player vs. Monster

Jaroslav Švelch

February 7, 2023

After the Internet

Tiziana Terranova

December 13, 2022

Repairing Play

Aaron Trammell

February 7, 2023

Behind Their Screens

Emily Weinstein, Carrie James

August 16, 2022

Touch Screen Theory

Michele White

October 25, 2022

The Distance Cure

Hannah Zeavin, John Durham Peters

August 17, 2021

Hollis Frampton

Michael Zryd

May 10, 2022

The Future of Media

Joanna Zylinska, Goldsmiths Media

March 22, 2022

Creative Hustling

Robin Steedman

February 28, 2023

Leonardo is the leading international peer-reviewed journal on the use of contemporary science and technology in the arts and music and the application and influence of the arts and humanities on science and technology.

Leonardo is interested in work that crosses the artificial boundaries separating contemporary arts and sciences. Featuring illustrated articles written by artists about their own work as well as articles by historians, theoreticians, philosophers and other researchers, the journal is particularly concerned with issues related to the interaction of the arts, sciences and technology.

At the forefront of art criticism and theory, October focuses critical attention on the contemporary arts—film, painting, music, media, photography, performance, sculpture, and literature—and their various contexts of interpretation.

Examining relationships between the arts and their critical and social contexts, October addresses a broad range of readers. Original, innovative, and provocative, each issue presents the best, most current texts by and about today’s artistic, intellectual, and critical vanguard.