The following announcements from H-Net may be of interest to some Jhistory list members:
by Allison Whitney
Film history surveys, be they one-course introductions or more extensive two- or three-course sequences, form an important foundation of many film studies programs, even as the disciplines from which we borrowed the idea (literature, art history, and history itself) are moving away from surveys in favor of topics courses.
by Rosemary Overell
The abstract deadline (15th June) for Mediating the Real 2: Mediations in a Post-Truth Era (featuring Laurie Ouellette and Kim Toffoletti). Please see below for details. We look forward to seeing you in Dunedin!
Call for papers
Mediating the Real 2: Mediations in a 'Post Truth' Era
A conference at the University of Otago 22nd – 25th November 2017
2017 Faith, Film, and Philosophy Seminar: "Of Love & Friendship: The Films of Whit Stillman" [announcement]
by A.G. Holdier
Gonzaga University’s Faith and Reason Institute is pleased to announce the annual Seminar on Faith, Film and Philosophy, entitled “Of Love & Friendship: The Films of Whit Stillman.” The expatriot director will be our special guest. He will give a public talk on Thursday evening (12 October 2017) and participate in a Q&A after a viewing of one of his films on Friday evening (13 October 2017). Seminar members will have the chance to meet and interact with Stillman on Friday. In addition, Dr.
Audiovisual Records and China-Africa relations - The Second China-Africa Film and Television Cooperation Forum [announcement]
by Hodan Osman
Audiovisual Records and China-Africa relations
The Second China-Africa Film and Television Cooperation Forum
Co-organized by: The Center for African Film and Television Studies at ZJNU,
The Embassy of China in Tanzania, StarTimes Group & Journal of Contemporary Cinema
Respected Scholars and Media Professionals,
Media Ecologies in Contemporary American Fictions [announcement]
by Cristina Iuli
Call for Panelists at the 24th AISNA Biennial Conference "The US and the World We Inhabit"
University of Milan,
September 28-30, 2017
Media Ecologies in Contemporary American Fictions
Magnum Photos Now—Photobooks: History, Future, Form [announcement]
by Jacque Donaldson
From Henri Cartier-Bresson’s creative partnership with the publisher Robert Delpire, to Alec Soth’s experimental publishing house Little Brown Mushroom, the photobook as a means of expressing a body of work has been a critical preoccupation of Magnum’s membership since the agency’s inception in 1947.
Programme announced - Placeless memories: digital constructions of memory and identity [announcement]
by Huw Halstead
Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, University of York