Registered Speakers: VELUVOLU to ZHOU

 

Praveen Veluvolu (India) on Representations of Children in Indian Cinema ..... Sofie Verdoodt (Belgium) on Landscape Allegories in the Films of Alexandr Sokurov ..... Jane Vinculado (Philippines) on The Evolution of Dramatic Genres in Philippine Television ..... Oksana Vozhdaeva (Russia) on The Crisis in Regional Commercial TV: A Comparison of Russia and the United Kingdom ..... Rayma Watkinson (Australia) on Australia's Colonial History and the Political Present: Ivan Sen's Beneath Clouds (2002) ..... Robert Watson (Australia) on Steven Spielberg's Wikileaks Project: The 'Movie Thought' Approach ..... Lyndon Way (Turkey) on Somalis, Somali Pirates, and Foreign Powers: Media Identities in BBC On-line News ..... Jeremy Weinstein (Australia) on 'Docummunity': A Collaborative Online Documentary Project ..... Vivienne Westbrook (Taiwan) on Jesus at the Box Office: The Sacred and the Sexual in Cinematic Representations of the Messiah ..... 

 

John White (UK) on Cinematic Stardom, John Wayne, and the Post-WWII Western ..... Louise Wilks (UK) on Queer Desire as Illicit Desire in Two Lesbian-Centred British Films: I Can't Think Straight and Nina's Heavenly Delight ..... Alison Winch (UK) on Post-feminist Sisterhood on British and American TV ..... Heather Wintle (UK) on Transmedia Stardom and the Negotiation of Vin Diesel's Liminal Persona ..... Aylish Wood (UK) on Inception: An Ecological Approach to Ambivalent Meaning ..... Alan Wright (New Zealand) on Cinema Grimoire: Kenneth Anger's Magick Lantern Cycle ..... I-fen Wu (Taiwan) on A British Cultural Comprador: A Postcolonial Reading of the Shakespeare Films of Kenneth Branagh ..... John Wyver (UK) on 'Cinema Television': The Lost Pre-History of an Intermedial Now ..... Anat Zanger (Israel) on The Face, the Image, and the Ethical Event ..... Xuelin Zhou (New Zealand) on Coming of Age in Taiwan Cinema .....

Latest News!

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED!

 

We are delighted to announce the following line-up of Keynote Speakers, full details to follow:

 

FILM AND MEDIA 2012

 

Prof. Ian Christie

(Birkbeck London, UK)

The End of Representation? Beginning with the Audience

 

William Horsley

(University of Sheffield, UK)

Media Freedom: The Battle for Representation

 

LONDONICITY 2012

 

Prof. Jerry White

(Birkbeck London, UK)

London: City of Transformations?

 

UNDERSTANDING BRITAIN 2012

 

Prof. Denis Judd

(London Metropolitan University)

Great Britain: A United Kingdom?

 

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

'Early Bird' registration now available until 30 April 2012!

 

Please see the listing under 'Early Acceptances 2012' for details of the 200 Proposals, from almost 50 nations,

accepted for FILM AND MEDIA 2012.

 

 

THE LONDON SYMPOSIUM

 

In 2012 we join with our companion conferences

 

LONDONICITY 2012:

The Second Annual London Studies Conference

&

UNDERSTANDING BRITAIN 2012:

The First Annual British Studies Conference



 under the collective banner of THE LONDON SYMPOSIUM 2012.

 

The events take place in parallel - same dates, same venue.

 

A single registration admits to all three conferences.

 

Please see

 

www.thelondonconference.com

&

 www.understandingbritain.com

 



for further details.