Collaboration between Philadelphia Young Playwrights and Temple Theaters benefits all
By Logan Beck
Beginning on Thursday, October 6, Temple University in collaboration with Philadelphia Young Playwrights will celebrate its 27th year of the New Voices Workshop, with the performances of new plays written by students from local elementary, middle and high schools.
LA Study Away Program Prepares Alum for Unique Job
Alumna Jeanette Leh (BA ‘15) found her calling while participating in the School of Theater, Film and Media Arts’ LA Study Away program. Leh, a theater major with a concentration in technical theater and design, decided to broaden her horizons by joining the traditional entertainment industry-oriented program in the fall of 2014.
Hearts and Minds: The Interrogations Project, a immersive virtual reality project by Professor Roderick Coover, with Arthur Nishimoto, Daria Tsoupikova and Scott Rettberg, is winner of the 2016 Electronic Literature Organization Award for Best Work of Electronic Literature. This is the top prize for a creative work in the field of electronic literary arts.
Professor Elisabeth Subrin's Course Encourages Women in Film
by Logan Beck
Associate Professor Elisabeth Subrin proposed a new idea for an elective course shortly after she first arrived at Temple, remarking how marginalized women’s film remained in the film industry, as well as in academia.
With support of Temple’s Department of Film and Media Arts, the Women Film/Video Artists course was born, and is now a permanent part of the curriculum.