The Academy & the Oscars: (How) Do They Matter?
The annual host of our Cinematic Arts Oscars Party—and author of this recap—is our own Cinema Safety & Risk Management Coordinator and Adjunct Professor Tyler Welch. Celebrating the Oscars is a tricky thing. On the one hand, it is certainly true that the Academy Awards consist of an event where the elite and powerful of Hollywood hand golden statues to their friends. Moreover, because of the current cultural situation in the country and because the Academy’s measures taken to