29-30 March 2023, two online meetings with the American film scholars on the subject of Ukrainian cinema were arranged by Dr Olga Kyrylova, the FMS Visiting Assistant Professor, as a part of her classes FMS/SLAV 322 Soviet and Post-Soviet Cinema and FMS 177 Ukraine T
After graduating with a Film & Media Studies degree in 2018, Chloe lived the film student dream of moving to Los Angeles and working in the industry. That is, until the pandemic brought the world to a halt.
“Saturday Night Live” cast member Heidi Gardner joined lecturer Jon Niccum’s Intermediate Screenwriting class for a virtual Q&A session on Feb. 7, where students held up homemade cue cards and even impersonated Lorne Michaels while asking questions about her career and writing process.
On paper, Kevin Willmott and Hallmark movies are about as different as can be. Willmott, a Kansas native and professor of film at the University of Kansas, won an Academy Award for his writing of the movie "BlacKkKlansman."
Prof. David Mai of FMS and Prof. Yi-Yang Chen of KU Music Strive to Advance Racial Equity Through Newly Funded Projects
LAWRENCE – Promoting health equity through culturally competent pharmacy care, dismantling anti-Black linguistic racism, documenting the unique contributions of diverse composers and celebrating living Indigenous cultures while repairing relationships with Native communities are among the goals o
Some of Junction City’s most famous names took the stage last week for the local Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. Justin Aaron Black, a Junction City High School paraeducator and church worship music leader who made a run on NBC’s ‘The Voice,’ performed “Glory.”
LAWRENCE — Shortly after the invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, the University of Kansas began working on several initiatives to support academic peers in Ukraine.
Tweesna Rose Mills, from the Shoshone-Yakama-Umatilla Nations, spent weeks preparing for her performance at the Spencer Museum of Art.
Dr. Olga Kyrylova, Visiting Assistant Professor in FMS, participated in Ukrainian Film event for Columbia University in New York
Dr Olga Kyrylova, a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Film and Media Studies, participated in the events of the Ukrainian program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University, in New York: the book launch Mondegreen by Volodymyr Rafeenko (English tra
Three Jayhawks including FMS student, Delilah Begay, invited to attend White House Native American events
LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas and the Office of Native American Initiatives is proud to share that three KU students were invited to and attended two prestigious events in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 14 and 15.