The Golden Age of MoviesMonday October 17, 2022
1:00 PM until 2:00 PM
Join Monmouth University Specialist Professor of Public History Melissa Ziobro for a brief overview of the history of Hollywood. Learn about the science behind the first moving pictures, the silent film era, the introduction of "talkies," the Hayes Code, the commodification of film stars, and more!
Then, consider enjoying that new knowledge by attending screening at Eastern Branch of the 1922 silent film Nosferatu on October 25th at 2:00 pm.
Melissa Ziobro's service to Monmouth University includes administration of the Monmouth Memories Oral History Program and the department's social media and newsletter. She is campus coordinator for the National History Day program, faculty advisor for the Anthropology Club, President of Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region, and editor of New Jersey Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal. Ms. Ziobro worked as command historian at the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, Fort Monmouth, NJ, from 2004-2011.
Location: Eastern Branch
to go to the Monmouth County Library