A new documentary, “Thanks to Hank,” by cinema and digital media
professor Bob Ostertag, will have a free screening at 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 15 in the Ann E. Pitzer Center. The film explores the life
of the late AIDS activist Hank Wilson, who grew up in Sacramento
and was active in San Francisco.
A vibrant force in San Francisco’s political and arenas, Hank
Wilson radically altered LGBTQ+ life and rights in the Bay
Area, audiences are gifted an impactful and informative glimpse
of history marked by Hank’s uncompromising vision, activism, and
The Department of Cinema and Digital Media at the University of
California, Davis, invites applications for a lecturer
position to teach CTS / DRA 174, Acting for the Camera
during Spring Quarter of the 2019-2020 school year (3/26/2020 –
6/11/2020). A lecturer teaches a three-hour studio class twice a
week and holds regular office hours for his or her students. The
course is scheduled for Monday and Wednesday, 1:10-4:00pm.
Lecture-2 hour(s); Discussion-1 hour(s); Film Viewing-3 hour(s).
History of representations of vampires and horror generally from
the 19th-21st centuries. Emphasis on transnational history of the
horror genre; psychologies of horror effects; issues of race,
gender, and class; intersections with prejudice, medicine,
modernity. (Same course as GER 045.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, DD, OL,
VL, WC, WE.