Kirsten Thompson, director of Film Studies, has published and made numerous presentations at conferences recently.
She authored “Rainbow Ravine: Color and Animated Advertising in Times Square, 1891-1945,” for the book The Color Fantastic: Chromatic Worlds of Silent Cinema (Amsterdam University Press).
She also was selected as an external evaluator for the Performance Based Review Team on Pacific Research in New Zealand, a prestigious comprehensive assessment of all national research that occurs once every seven years in the New Zealand tertiary education system.
In addition, Thompson presented: “The Color Revolution: The Disney Studio, Color and Visual Culture” at Classical Hollywood Studies in the 21st Century (Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo, Ont.); “Harvey Weinstein, # MeToo, #TimesUpNow, and Social Media” at Ends of Cinema, Center for 21st Century Conference (Milwaukee, Wisc.); “The Color Revolution: The Disney Studio, Du Pont and Faber Birren” at the Color in Film III Conference (London, UK); and “Arab Cinema and Animated Advertising: From the Frenkels to Future TV,” at Cinema of the Arab World (American University, Cairo, Egypt).