World History in Film

Readers of H-Film might be interested in the latest issue of World History Connected, the theme of which is "Film & World History":

The format of the WHC website isn't the most reader-friendly, so I'm happy to email a more readible PDF version of my own essay, "How to Read a Historical Film," to anyone interested.

Pete Burkholder
Fairleigh Dickinson Univ

The Literary Image and The Screen

This conference aims to explore the connections and relationships between literature and the screen, from the pre-cinematic age to the era of television and new digital technologies. A cross-media approach, aimed at understanding the reciprocal influences between these various artistic forms, as seen from the point of view of techniques of representation, theoretical exchanges and the circulation of works, will shed new light on ideas in, and theories of, both literature and the cinema.


Invitation for Articles - Studies in World Cinema - A Critical Journal

Studies in World Cinema: A Critical Journal offers a platform to examine, rethink and reinvent the notion of “world cinema”. What do we understand by “world cinema”, and how useful or enabling is this term? Taking the world as a space of signification in which we continually reproduce its meanings, this journal opens up inquiries about films and cinematic practices that engender novel senses of the world.

Multispecies Becoming: Coming into Terms with Our Own End

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Talking about different political slogans that she has written for different eras, namely “Cyborgs for Earthly Survival” during Reagan’s era, “Run fast Bite Hard” for father Bush’s era and “Shut up and Train” for George W.


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