“Screening Indigenous Bodies”: A Special Issue of Screen Bodies

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
December 1, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Indigenous Studies, Film and Film History, Digital Humanities, Ethnic History / Studies, Native American History / Studies

“Screening Indigenous Bodies” 

Special Issue of Screen Bodies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Experience, Perception, and Display 

Guest Editor: Dr. Sol Neely (Cherokee Nation)   

In Media Res - John Carpenter Theme Week

Type: 
Event
Date: 
October 29, 2018 to November 2, 2018
Location: 
Georgia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History, Journalism and Media Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Communication, Cultural History / Studies

This week's In Media Res theme focus is John Carpenter (10/29/18-11/2/18).

Here is the lineup: http://mediacommons.org/imr/http://mediacommons.org/imr/

Monday, October 29, 2018 - George Crosthwait (King's College London) presents: "The Fog: John Carpenter's 'Liebestod.'"

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - Dawn Keetley (Lehigh University) presents: "The Train and the Nonhuman in Halloween."

HIGH/LOW - Berkeley Graduate Conference in Film & Media - Deadline Extended

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 15, 2018
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities, Journalism and Media Studies, Popular Culture Studies

Deadline extended to Novemeber 15, 2018

Call for papers: UC Berkeley Graduate Conference in Film & Media, Feb 8-9, 2019

HIGH/LOW: Taste, Quality, and Resolution in Film & Media

Counter-image International Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 6, 2019 to May 7, 2019
Location: 
Portugal
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Communication, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Social Sciences

The research on History, made by authors such as Benjamin and Foucault, sustain a counter-discourse and counter-narrative way of thinking that aims to embrace the voices of those who have been voted to silence by the hegemonic powers of society, asserting themselves as counter-memory. The practices of memory are thus fields of political action where various agents interact in relationships of power that seek to give visibility to memory, against forgetfulness, marginalization and subjugation.

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