Above and beyond the central Conference focus this is once again an 'open agenda' event built around the research interests of the constituency. Our previous events in 2011, 2012 and 2013 involved a total of some 500 presentations from some 40 nations. By way of illustration, here are the titles of some of our previous Panels:
Action Cinema / African Identities / Americana / Animation / Architectural Space in Film and TV / Authorship and Ideology / Black Film and TV / Bollywood / The Body as Media Spectacle / Censorship and Media Ethics / Changing Forms of Exhibition / Cinema and the Psyche / Cinema from Hong Kong and Taiwan / Cinema from India / Cinematic Cities / Crime Fictions / Cultural Connections / Cultural Contexts for British Cinema Darkness, Voyeurism and Desire / Digital Engagements / The Digital Spectacle
Early Cinema / Ethics and Aesthetics of Virtuality / Expanded Cinema / Experimental Media / Families on Screen / Femininity and Violence Feminism and Post-Feminism / Film and TV Families / Film and TV Landscapes / French Cinema / Horror and the Uncanny / Film Research from Pakistan / Gender and Genre: The Horror Film Generic Pleasures: Comedy / Independence / Ideas of Documentary / Indian and British-Asian Film and TV / Intercultural Media
Israeli and Palestinian Cinemas / Italian Film and Media / Japanese Film and Media The Life and Death of Current Affairs TV / Literature and Silent Cinema / Masculinities Media Audiences / Media Design / Media Education / Media in the Philippines / Media Masquerades / Media Ontologies / Media Politics and Religion in America Media / Media Theory / Mediating Health / Mediating Spport / Narrative and Audience
Michael Bay and the Aesthetics of Spectacle / Music Video / Narrative and Genre / Narrative and Ideology / National Identity / Narratives of Conflict / New Forms of Production / Nollywood / The Politics of Cultural Memory in Spanish Film and Television / Postmodern Film and Media / The Public Interest / Queerdom / Questions of Authorship and Genre / Race, Social Class and Gender / Representing Religion
Science and Ecology / Social Media / The Social Narratiives of Turkish Cinema / Social Representation / Spectacles of Death and Destruction / The Spectacle of the OtherSpectacles of History / Sound and Image / Stardom and Celebrity / Technologies of Pleasure / Time / Television and Its Audiences / Transnational Encounters TV and Regional Identity / Turkish Media Identitites / TV Histories / UK Popular Culture / US Serial Drama / Violence, Identity and Spectatorship / War
CONFERENCE EBOOK READERS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD!
We are delighted to announce that our first five ebooks of Conference Proceedings are now available.
Please see elsewhere on this site for your free download.
The five volumes comprise over 100 essays based on Papers from around the world presented at our 2011 and 2012 conferences:
* FILM AND MEDIA 2011
* FILM AND MEDIA 2012
* LONDONICITY 2011
* LONDONICITY 2012
* UNDERSTANDING BRITAIN 2012
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