Apr 30 2020
CCHP Psychology Film Club!

CCHP Psychology Film Club!

Presented by Cummings Center for the History of Psychology at The University of Akron at Cummings Center for the History of Psychology at The University of Akron

We’ll be hosting a free discussion of Michael Almereyda’s 2015 film Experimenter: The Stanley Milgram Story, starring Peter Sarsgaard and Winona Ryder. We’ll be discussing the film, its portrayal of Milgram’s experiments, and the lasting impact of Milgram’s work on psychology and related human sciences.

Watch the film in advance and join us on our Facebook page for the live event as we take viewer questions via chat. Experimenter is available to stream for free on YouTube Movies and Hulu (with subscription), and for rent or purchase on Amazon Prime, iTunes, and Google Play. The film may also be available on Hoopla through your local library.

The Cummings Center is located at 73 S. College Street at the corner of College & Mill Streets. The Center remains closed until further notice due to the current health crisis. Founded in 1965, the Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology aims to promote the history of psychology and related human sciences to the broadest community possible. The Center is home to the National Museum of Psychology, Archives of the History of American Psychology and the Institute for Human Science and Culture.

Admission Info

FREE online film discussion – open to everyone!

Phone: 330-606-4984

Email: gruich@uakron.edu

Dates & Times

2020/04/30 - 2020/04/30

Additional time info:

Please remember to view the film, Experimenter, prior to our Facebook Live event on April 30.The film can be viewed for free on YouTube Movies or through other platforms such as Hulu (with subscription), and for rent or purchase on Amazon Prime, iTunes, and Google Play. The film may also be available on Hoopla through your local library.

Location Info

Cummings Center for the History of Psychology at T...

73 S. College Street, Akron, OH 44325

Parking Info

Free parking is available in the lot directly adjacent to the building. This lot contains a dedicated accessible parking spot near the museum entrance.

Free parking is also available in Lot 30 at the corner of College and Market streets, which contains several accessible parking spaces.

Metered parking is available along South College Street. Pavement from Lot 30 and metered parking may be uneven, and people with limited mobility should exercise caution.

Accessibility Info

A wheelchair accessible ramp is located on the northeast side of the building, near the main entrance. The museum is housed on the ground floor, and an interior elevator provides access to the Institute galleries, located on the fourth floor. A wheelchair is also kept on-site and is available for loan to those visiting the museum and archives.  Select displays may not be fully wheelchair accessible. Assistance is available to access the content of these displays.

Standard strollers are welcome.

The museum includes a variety of audio, visual, and hands-on exhibits. We are currently working to develop alternative forms of access for select exhibits. For more information, please contact us at ahap@uakron.edu.