Media Literacy Week
November 5 - 10, 2017
"Inclusion in a Connected World"
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About the Director
Past President of the University Film and Video Association (2008 to 2010) and previously served as Editorial Vice President and Secretary. She is Professor Emerita of St. Louis Community College at Meramec where she taught film studies and film production for over three decades. She continues to teach as an adjunct at St. Louis Community College and at Webster University. Diane sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Film and Video and served on the editorial board of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies’ Cinema Journal (1998-2003).
Diane co-authored Appetites and Anxieties: Food, Film and the Politics of Representation (Wayne State U Press, 2014). She has contributed to and co-edited several anthologies, including Sayles Talk: New Perspectives on Independent Filmmaker John Sayles(Wayne State U Press, 2006); More Than a Method: Trends and Traditions in Contemporary Film Performance (Wayne State U Press, 2004); and John Sayles: Interviews (U Press of Mississippi, 1999).
She has enjoyed Fulbright Field Study awards to China, South Korea and Japan in addition to being a visiting lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, England. She was the assistant director/co-writer on the documentary "Remembering Bonnie and Clyde," Turquoise Productions,1995, and she contributes weekly film reviews to St. Louis community radio KDHX (88.1 FM). Diane served as a film expert for the American Documentary Showcase, sponsored by UFVA and the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Diane Carson is the director of "Other People's Footage: Copyright & Fair Use," a film being screened at St. Louis Community College during Media Literacy Week 2017.