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Althea Wasow

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Althea Wasow is a filmmaker and President’s Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute of the Arts and Sciences at UCSC. Her research focuses on critical race and archaeology of media approaches to modern image making and cultural studies. Her current book project, “Moving Images/Modern Policing: Silent Cinema and Its Afterlives,” analyzes the complicity and resistance between police power and motion pictures in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Wasow obtained her PhD in Film & Media with a Designated Emphasis in Critical Theory at UC Berkeley and her MFA at Columbia University.

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