Some 70 proposals for papers from over 20 countries have been accepted for FILM AND MEDIA 2013: The Third Annual London Film and Media Conference, which will be held at the University of London Institute of Education on 27-29 June 2013. The conference theme is ‘The Pleasures of the Spectacle’. Keynote Speakers include NECSUS advisory […]
The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities has organised an afternoon to celebrate NECSUS advisory board member Laura Mulvey. The afternoon will begin with a screening of AMY! (Laura Mulvey/Peter Wollen, 1982) followed by a discussion. Mulvey will then give a short presentation focusing on her more recent work, ideas, and interests; this will be followed by a […]
The new issue of Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image has been published online. The special focus of this issue is ‘Embodiment and the Body’ and it was edited by Patrícia Silveirinha Castello Branco. Included in this issue is the article ‘Upside-down cinema: (Dis)simulation of the body in the film experience’ by Adriano […]
The 23rd International Screen Studies Conference, organised by the journal Screen, will be programmed by Screen editors Tim Bergfelder, Dimitris Eleftheriotis, Alastair Phillips, and Jackie Stacey. The conference will take place 28-30 June 2013 at the University of Glasgow. The plenary theme this year will be ‘Cosmopolitan Screens’. The deadline for submitting proposals is Friday, […]
SCMS (Society for Cinema & Media Studies) will host its 2013 conference in Chicago at The Drake Hotel from 6-10 March. The preliminary conference program is now online and can be accessed here. UPDATES: Robert Sinnerbrink will present the paper Belief in this world: Bazinian cinephilia and Malick’s The Tree of Life in the panel […]
NECSUS is now open for general submissions of all types on a rolling basis throughout the year. Authors are invited to submit abstracts for a variety of full-length articles, in addition to medium-length reports and reviews (covering books, festivals, exhibitions, conferences, websites, etc.). For specific details regarding our submission process and guidelines, please visit this […]
The 2012 winner of the Kovács Book Award from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies is Cinema and Experience: Siegfried Kracauer, Walter Benjamin, and Theodor W. Adorno by Miriam Bratu Hansen. NECSUS #2 features a review of this book written by editorial board member Malte Hagener which can be found here.
BAFTSS (British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies) is hosting its 1st Annual Conference from 19-21 April 2013 at University of Lincoln. The conference theme is “Critics & Criticism: Writing on Audiovisual Media” and the call for papers is currently open until 17 December 2012. A Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to NECSUS […]
6th NECS Graduate Workshop Moving Images – Imagined Movements: Mobility in/of Film Vienna, 28 February-01 March 2013 Hosted by the Department of Theatre-, Film- and Media Studies/University of Vienna Organized by the NECS Graduate Workshop Committee Call for Papers Travel as a motif in film or hypermobility through cyberspace, displayed mobility or migration in movies […]
On 13 December 2012 EYE Film Institute will host a workshop on the subject of audience users. NECSUS advisory board member Giovanna Fossati will be a featured speaker at this workshop. In addition, NECSUS editorial board members Patricia Pisters, Jaap Kooijman, and Annie van den Oever will present issue #2_Autumn 2012_’Tangibility’. *Updated 6 December 2012 […]
Media Politics ‒ Political Media The NECS 2013 Conference Prague, Czech Republic, June 20-22, 2013 Hosted by Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague Submission Deadline: January 31, 2013 Please email all inquiries to email@example.com Call for Papers Film, Media and Cultural Studies have been struggling to respond to the increasing politicization of audiovisual media […]
The 2nd annual Screen Industries in East-Central Europe Conference on Cultural Policies and Political Culture will be hosted from 22-25 November 2012 at Masaryk University and Moravian Gallery in Brno (Czech Republic). A workshop on theorising screenwriting practice from an East-Central European perspective will be featured. The conference is organised by Petr Szczepanik. NECSUS editorial […]
The call for papers has been published for NECSUS #4, Autumn 2013, ‘Waste’. The guest editors for this special section are Alexandra Schneider (University of Amsterdam) and Wanda Strauven (University of Amsterdam). We look forward to receiving abstracts of 500 words and a short bio of no more than 150 words by 1 December 2012.
NECSUS editorial board at the Amsterdam University Press offices editing issue #2, Autumn 2012, ‘Tangibility’. Pictured from left to right are Annie van den Oever, Jeroen Sondervan (AUP), Dorota Ostrowska, Francesco Pitassio, Patricia Pisters, and Jaap Kooijman.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is organising a panel called ‘Greening the Screen’ on sustainable futures for film, tv, and games. The panel takes place on 12 November 2012 and will be hosted by Alistair McGowan, with introductions from Ben Roberts (BFI, Director of the Film Fund) and Kevin Price (BAFTA, COO). […]