History of Art and Film Seminar Series 2018/19 (Autumn)

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 18, 2018 04:50 PM |
Presenting a year-long programme of four sessions per semester, and interleaving studies of art and film, this series seeks to foster interdisciplinary collaboration within and beyond the department of History of Art and Film.
History of Art and Film Seminar Series 2018/19 (Autumn)

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Overview

The newly-established History of Art and Film Seminar Series aims to cultivate a forum for the dissemination of new, innovative research in the disciplines of History of Art and Film Studies. Presenting a year-long programme of 4 sessions per semester, and interleaving studies of art and film, the series additionally seeks to foster interdisciplinary collaboration within and beyond the department.

Listed below are the first four sessions scheduled for 2018/19.

For more information, follow the links below, or contact Dr Samuel Raybone.

Programme

24 October 2018

Connor Winterton (Birmingham City), Homonormative Sex in Contemporary Gay and Lesbian Cinemas

14 November 2018

Dr Marc Ripley (Leicester) Mexican man-eaters and American anthropophagi: reading foundation myths of nationhood in Jorge Michel Grau’s Somos lo que hay (2010) and Jim Mickle’s We Are What We Are (2013)

Karol Valderrama Burgos (Leicester), Challenging gender norms in contemporary Colombian cinema: An examination of female representation in post-2003 films

5 December 2018

Dr Julia Secklehner (Birmingham)Irena Blühová’s ‘A School for Becoming Human’: Social(ist) Commitment and Modernist Photography between the Bauhaus and interwar Czechoslovakia

12 December 2018

Dr Will Atkin (Nottingham), Cosmic magic: Talismans and ciphers in the objects of Victor Brauner, 1940-1946

 

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