Registered Speakers S-S




Dr. Antonio Sánchez-Escalonilla (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain) and Prof. Eduardo Rodríguez Merchán

(Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain)

The Values of the New American Dream: The Case of 'Indiewood'

Dr. Laura Sava (Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China)

The Value of Attribution:

Questions of Adaptation and Authorship in Beyond the Hills

Dr. Asma Sayed (Grant MacEwan University, Canada)

Representations of Privilege and Affirmative Action in Hindi Cinema: Aarakshan


Prof. Frank Scheide (University of Arkansas, USA)

Cultural Values and Biases in Post WWI Hollywood 'Ruritanian' Films: 

The Prisoner of Zenda Doppelgänger

Prof. Monika Schwärzler

(Webster Vienna Private University, Austria)

Animating Emotional Turmoil: Facial Dramas in the Digital Age

Dr. Jane Shattuc (Emerson College, USA)

Downton Abbey: How Values of Class and Racial Privilege

are Maintained by the Post-Broadcast Fan Community

Dr. Sushila Shekhawat and Neerja Vyas

(Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India)

Cultural Value and Questions of Morality: The Bollywood Biopic


Dr. Tomoko Shimizu (University of Tsukuba, Japan)

The Work of Media Art in the Age of the Refugee

Dr. Martin Shingler (University of Sunderland, UK)

Diana Dors in the 1970s:

Surviving the Cultural Devaluation of the Sex Symbol

Mona Sinha (Maharaja Agrasen College, University of Delhi, India)

The Cultural Values of the Wedding Narrative

on Indian Television: Band Baaja Bride

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

The Tragic Film Epics of the Early 1960s


Prof. Andrew Spicer (University of the West of England, UK)

 Beyond Bond? Sean Connery in the 1970s

Christian Stenico (University of Innsbruck, Austria)

Remodelling Media Narrative: The U.S. Podcast Serial

Prof. Sarah Street (University of Bristol, UK)

Deborah Kerr, Anglo-American Stardom, and Cultural Value

Tatiana Charikleia Styliari (University of Nottingham, UK)

Mapping Digital Identity in Relation to Contemporary Cinema-going