The SSSN Organising Committee are pleased to announce the inaugural SSSN Symposium for 2015.
The SSSN Symposium will take place on Tuesday the 1st of December 2015 at UNSW. The symposium is free to attend, and undergraduates, postgraduates, staff, and members of the public are all welcome.
View our final program here. (PDF, 3.5MB).
|9.30am||Session 1: New Frontiers
Ben Chapman (WSU)
What’s So Special About Wolf Creek?Kate Jinx (UNSW)
You Can’t Tell Just By Looking
Rodney Wallis (UNSW)
|11.30am||Session 2: Race, Gender & Value
Jessica Ford (UNSW)
Situating Orange is the New Black: Race, Feminism and Privilege in the Age of ‘Quality Television’Ava Laure Parsemain (UNSW)
Empire and the Pedagogy of ‘Bad TV’
Emily Chandler (UNSW)
|2.00pm||Session 3: Screening Philosophy
Miro Bilbrough (WSU)
What Does Emotional Time Look, Sound, and Feel Like in Film?Tara McLennan (UTS)
Your Timeline Starts Here: Networked Smartphone Photography of the Newborn and the Dead
Adam Daniel (WSU)
|4.00pm||Session 4: Nation, Geography and History
Melanie Robson (UNSW)
“How Can One See History?”: Re-Staging History Through the Long Take in Russian ArkEliza Waterhouse (USyd)
War in the Middle East: Imaginative Geographies of Conflict and Mona Hatoum’s Measures of Distance
Klara Bruveris (UNSW)
|5.30pm||Closing address and drinks|
All sessions are held in Room 327, Robert Webster Building, UNSW Kensington Campus.
The SSSN Symposium is free and open to everyone, and we encourage all scholars and students of screen studies to attend. As we are providing catering, however, registration is essential.
Please register your attendance here.
For any queries or further information on the Sydney Screen Studies Network, please direct your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org