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Interdisciplinary Graduate Film Studies Group at Ohio State University

Campus: Columbus
Status: Active - New/Re-Established I
Purpose Statement: In response to the needs of graduate students of various disciplines interested in film studies, the Ohio State University Interdisciplinary Graduate Film Studies Group’s goal is to provide opportunities for viewing, reading, and discussion, as well as support for filmmaking and cinema appreciation efforts throughout campus. Eventually, the club’s mission may expand, since the needs of graduate students invested in cinema studies at OSU are diverse. Since film studies is a relatively young field and has emerged during a complex era in the history of the humanities, many institutions offer coursework in cinema studies on an intermittent, contingent, or supplementary basis only. As a result, graduate students with a scholarly interest in film studies require more engagement in a formal context. IGFSG will provide a forum for graduate students to learn from one another and form connections across disciplines while pursuing academic career development goals related to film studies. The possibilities are as numerous as the quantity of students who choose to become involved.
Primary Leader: Alex Thompson
Secondary Leader: Amelia Mathews-Pett
Treasurer Leader: Morgan Podraza
Advisor: Ryan Friedman
Organization Email:
Facebook Group Page:
Primary Type: Academic/College
Secondary Types: Not Listed
Primary Make Up: Graduate
Constitution: 2016_09_28_10_23_20_4890.docx 
Meeting Time and Place:

Columbus, OH 43210
Office Location: 164 W. 17th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
Membership Type: Open Membership
Membership Contact: Please contact Alex Thompson (President) at if you would like to be added to the group roster and be added to the listserv so you don't miss out on meetings and offers.
Time of Year for New Membership: Rolling membership. New applications available upon request.
How does a Prospective Member Apply: Come to a meeting or email Alex Thompson (President) at
Charge Dues: No