Registered Speakers 9: SCHEIDE to TRES


Prof. Frank Scheide (University of Arkansas, USA)

Sydney and Charles Chaplin's Evolving Ruritanian Spectacle:

King, Queen, Joker (1921) and The Great Dictator (1940)


Dr. Gregory M. Colón Semenza (University of Connecticut, USA)

From Adaptation to Usurpation:

Changing Attitudes towards Literature in 1920s Cinema


Dr. Jasper Sharp (Independent Scholar, UK)

Cinerama: Selling Americana


Dr. Sherin B.S. (English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, India)

The Indian City as Cinematic Spectacle:

Spatial Hierarchies in Films from Kerala


Dr. Stephanie Shonekan (University of Missouri, USA)

Nigerian Hip-Hop Videos: Hybrid Sounds, Alien Images


Prof. Cristina M. Signo (Cavite State University, Philippines)

Representations of Family Life in Filipino Cinema:

Guillen's Tanging Yaman and Lamangan's Mano Po


Dr. Alexandra Simon-Lopez (University of Eastern Finland)

The Pleasures of Silence and the Flesh: Andreas Dresen's Cloud 9


Dr. J.E. Smyth (University of Warwick, UK)

The Spectacle of Postmodern Cinematic History: Forman’s Ragtime 


Prof. Jon Solomon (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)

Ben Hur: The Avatar of the Spectacle


Dr. Adriana Stefanel, Andreea Toma (University of Bucharest, Romania)

The Punishment of Women in Romanian New Wave Cinema


Ahlam Tariq (RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia)

Another 'Other': The Muslim Woman in Hollywood


Sabrina Rocha Stanford Thompson (UNICAMP Campinas, Brazil) 

Candomble and the Expression of Ethnic Identity in Faria’s City of Women

Dr. Georgia Tres (Oakland Community College, USA)

Great Escapes in Film, TV and Videogames