September Prof and A Pint

Many people are familiar with the work of D.W. Griffith and Cecil B. DeMille, the so-called “fathers” of American cinema. But what about Lois Weber, Alice Guy Blaché and June Mathis, women once prominent in early Hollywood but now largely forgotten? Shelley Stamp, Professor of Film + Digital Media, will chart the extraordinary role that women played in the first decades of moviemaking – directing and producing films, writing screenplays, shaping fan culture and early film criticism, running theaters and showing films in their classrooms, libraries, and community centers.

Women in Early Hollywood: The Untold Story 
Professor Shelley Stamp
Monday, September 10, 2018 
6:30—8 p.m. 
Forager Tasting Room & Eatery
in Downtown, San Jose
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Please join us for A Prof and A Pint, a monthly series of informal discussions, served over dinner and drinks, at Forager Tasting Room and Eatery. Brought to you by UC Santa Cruz Alumni, and helping to celebrate 2018 as the Year of Alumni, each talk will engage a UC Santa Cruz faculty member or grad student in discussion with you, the local community of Silicon Valley. Talks are held on the 2nd Monday of each month. Topics include everything from organic artichokes to endangered zebras. Self-driving cars to Shakespeare. Audience participation is encouraged. Enjoy a great meal and learn something while you eat!

Entry is free, but please consider ordering some food and drinks to support *Forager, our host.