|Registrations are now open for our End-of-Year Symposium that will cap off our 2017 program: Intersections in Film and Media Studies. This symposium will explore the transitional nature of contemporary screen studies and the movement of scholarship, theory, and ideas across its boundaries.
The Symposium will take place on Friday 8th December 2017 at UNSW in The Pioneer Theatre, AGSM.
Registration is essential. To register, please visit: https://sssn-symposium-2017-tickets.eventbrite.com.au Registration for the event is $25 and covers catering and a post-symposium social event. Registration closes on Monday 4th December 2017.
You can find the Facebook events for the Symposium here and the Roundtable here.
A PDF version of the program is available here
||Registration opens – Foyer of AGSM, UNSW Kensington
||Acknowledgement of country & Welcome
||Session 1: Spectatorship
Dr Fiona Andreallo (USyd)
Viewing as visual conversationJulia Featherstone (Macq)
Interactive Multiscreen Video Art
Dr Karina Aveyard (USyd)
Phenomenology, Apparatus Theory and Film Viewing
Chair: Sharon Mee (UNSW)
||Morning Tea & SSAAANZ AGM (Webster G17)
||Session 2: Medium Specificity
Dr Adam Daniel (WSU)
‘The Stars Turn And A Time Presents Itself”: Twin Peaks: The Return and Temporal TransmutationTara Lomax (Melb)
On Being Cinematic in the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Considering Medium Specificity in the Era of Transmedia Storytelling and Media Franchising
Kim Yen Howells Ng (Melb)
The Underscore as Secondary Narrator: Predicting Who Will Win Game of Thrones
Chair: Prof. George Kouvaros (UNSW)
||Session 3: Roundtable – Convergence or Divergence: Which way forward?
Dr Susan Potter (USyd)
Charu Maithani (UNSW)
Rebecca Lelli (Macquarie)
Meena Saverumuttu (Macquarie)
Kai Soh (UoW)
Moderator: Melanie Robson
||Session 4: Feminist Approaches
Dr Jessica Ford (UNSW)
Female Authorship/Auteurism on American “Cinematic” Television
Dr Janice Loreck (Curtin)
“Critical of the Media You Love”: Film, Fandom and the Convergence Era
Chair: Dr Jodi Brooks (UNSW)
||Session 5: Questions of Representation
Louise Fanning (WSU)
“How Do I Look?” Technology, myth and unconscious bias in the visualization of Artificial Intelligence in film
Dr Kiu-Wai Chu (WSU)
From Airpocalypse Under the Dome to The Double Life of Plastic China: Intersecting Film and Media in Chinese Eco-documentaries
Danica Jenkins (USyd)
Post-Yugoslav Cinema as a ‘Trojan Horse’: Themes of ‘Coming to Terms with the Past’ in Srđan Dragojević’s Parada
Chair: Dr Ari Mattes (Notre Dame)
||Closing address and drinks – The Doncaster Hotel – 268 Anzac Parade, Kensington
All sessions are held in the Pioneer Theatre in the AGSM Building, UNSW Kensington Campus.
Image credit: Paul Stevenson on Flickr.com