Erin Smith

Erin Smith
"Also, you'll find a pair of safety glasses and some earplugs under your seats. Please feel free to use them."
—Max Fischer, Rushmore

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Director, Humanities Digital Media Zone

Principal Lecturer in Digital Media and Cinema, Humanities

Faculty Advisor, Cin/Optic Communication and Media Enterprise

  • PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Biography

Dr. Erin Smith is the Director of Humanities Digital Media and teaches film and digital media. She also organizes the annual 41 North Film Festival, which brings independent films and filmmakers to campus each Fall, and advises the Cin/Optic Communication and Media Enterprise Team. She edited and co-produced (with director Suzanne Jurva) the documentary Yoopera!, about the production of an original opera based on local mining history, and also edited George Desort's film Counting Wolves about the researchers and pilot who live and work together during the winter study on Isle Royale.

Specialties

  • Digital Media Production and Theory
  • Documentary
  • Film Production, Theory and Criticism
  • Academic Technology Administration
  • Literature and Creative Writing

Recent Projects

  • Yoopera! Documentary w/ Suzanne Jurva Read More
  • Humanities Digital Media Zone Renovation