Registered Speakers 2012: L to Z

Ronald LaForce (University of Texas at Austin, USA) on The Oscar Indie: How the Academy Awards Changed the Face of American Independent Film ..... Flavia Laviosa (Wellesley College, USA) on  Screening Honor Killings in Western Societies ….. Hyangjin Lee (Rikkyo University, Japan) on Americans in South Korean War Films: Friend or Foe? ..... Christina Lefevre-Gonzalez (University of Colorado, USA) on The Declining Presence of the Journalist as Scientist in the American Public Sphere ..... Chin-pang Lei (University of Sussex, UK) on Male Crisis and Post-Colonial Identity in the Films of Wong Kar-Wai ..... Dorothy Leng (Independent Scholar, London, UK) on Women at Work: Cinematic Representations of Gender, Labour and Identity in the British and American Romantic Comedy …..


Lena Lie (Universiti Sains Malaysia) on The Dialectic of 'Ma' and 'Sound': A Critical Reading of Toru Takemitsu's Film Music for Teshigahara's Pitfall .....  Anastasia Logotheti (Deree College, The American College of Greece) on Representations of the Past in Film Adaptations of Contemporary British Novels ..... Gayle Magee  (University of Illinois, USA) Copyright and the Soundtrack: The Case of Robert Altman ..... Jeffrey Magee (University of Illinois, USA) on Screening the Stage: The Film Musicals of Irving Berlin ….. Catherine Mariampillay (Monash University, Malaysia) on Malaysian Indian Identity and ‘Bharatanatyam’ in Menon’s Dancing Bells ..... Chris Marnoch (Royal Holloway, University of London, UK) on Space, Movement and Politics in the Long Take Cinema of Miklos Jancso .....


Amy Martin (Queen Margaret University, UK) on Masculinity and Characterisation in Film Adaptation:Psycho and One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest ..... Jean Martin (University of Brighton, UK) on Soundscape Composition in The Hurt Locker and Katalin Varga ..... Rebeca Maseda (University of Alaska, USA) on CinematicRepresentations of Female Trauma: Coixet´s The Secret life of WordsLlosa’s The Milk of Sorrow….. Yael Maurer (Tel Aviv University, Israel) onNotions of Monstrosity and Race in Cornish’s Attack the Block ….. Ben McCann (University of Adelaide, Australia) on The Tactics of Performance: Jean Dujardin ..... Sandra Meiri (Open University, Israel) on Sexualised Violence in the Holocaust: Lina and Slava Chaplin's Burning Mooki ..... 


Irina Melnikova (Vilnius University, Lithuania) on Spatial Games of (Re)presentation in Guadagnino's Io sono l'amore (I am Love)..... Norberto Minguez-Arranz (Complutense University of Madrid, Spain) onTrauma and Memory in Spanish Non-fiction Film ..... Claire Molloy (Liverpool Hope University, UK) on Independent Filmmaking and Social Entrepreneurship: The Rise of Social Impact Capital  .....  Rodica-Livia Monnet (University of Montreal, Canada) on The Transductive Uncanny: Magic and Politics in Toni Dove’s Interactive Film Spectropia ….. Kathryn Morey (University of Lancaster, UK) on Representations of History in Film and Television: Challenges and Problems ..... Nigel Morris (Universit of Lincoln, UK) on Multimodal Discourse Analysis, Film and Adaptation Theory: Hardy's/Winterbottom's Jude the Obscure ..... Natalie Musteata (City University New York, USA) on Typologies of Real-Time Narrativity in Cinema .....  


Adele Nel (North-West University, South Africa) on Johannesburg: 'African Modern' and Abject City Spaces on Film ..... Brett Nicholls (University of Otago, New Zealand) on Forms of Social Critique in the TV Documentaries of Adam Curtis ..... Chie Niita (Waseda University, Japan) on Film Exhibition Practices in the 1920s: The Influence of Radio ..... Adam O'Brien (University of Bristol, UK) on Sidestepping Representation? The Ecology of the Zoom..... Johan Nordstrom (Waseda University, Japan) on Early Japanese Sound Cinema and the Record Industry ..... Ashley Nunes (San Francisco State University, USA) on Femininity and Masquerade in Mad Men ..... Gilad Padva (Tel Aviv University, Israel) on The Emergence of the New Israeli Religious Queer Cinema ..... Maria-Jose Pantoja-Peschard (Goldsmiths London, UK) onBeyond Representation: Documentary Films as Affective and Hospitable Practices .....


Sora Park (University of Canberra, Australia) on Questions of Economics and Cultural Taste in the International Flow of Film and Television …..George Pavlou (The European University Cyprus) on Surprise and Resolution in the Post-1913 Chase Scenes of D.W. Griffith: Abraham Lincoln.....  Sharyn Pearce (Queensland University of Technology, Australia) onTelevision, Entertainment and Education: Issues of Sexuality in Glee..... Lynnette Porter (Embry-Riddle University, USA) on Gay Friendly Cinema?J. Edgar and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy ..... Srikumar Ramayan (Sunway University, Malaysia) on Cinematic Representations of Aghora Culture in Ramakrishna's Arundhati and Bala's Nan Kadavul ..... Michael Richardson (Goldsmiths' London, UK) on Cinematic Translation: The Hollywood Representation of Japan ..... Wajiha Raza Rizvi  (Centre for Research on Pakistani Cinema, Pakistan) on Cinéma-vérité at War: Schoendoerffer, Vietnam and The Anderson Platoon …..


Tommi Rompotti (University of Turku, Finland) on Women and the Road Movie: The Collector (Neitoperho) ..... Daniele Rugo (Goldsmiths University, UK) on The Pedagogy of Political Cinema: Petri's Todo Modo ..... Anne Rutherford (University of Western Sydney, Australia) on Cinema and Architectural Space: The Material Contagions of William Kentridge ..... Asma Sayed (University of Alberta, Canada) on Representations of Mumbai in Bombay Cinema ..... Peter Scheinpflug (University of Cologne, Germany) on The Apocalypse of Italian Genre Cinema: Negotiating Fascism in the 1980s and 1990s ..... Jocelynne A. Scutt (Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge, UK) on Feminism and the Horror Film .....  Tomoko Shimizu (Tsukuba University, Japan) on Translating Atomic Culture: Cold War Images of the US and Japan in the Work of Walt Disney .....


Martin Shingler (University of Sunderland, UK) on Unstable Symbols: The Representativeness of Film Stars ..... Oana-Camelia Stroescu  (Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Romania) on Representations of Turkey and the Turks in the Greek Daily Political Press during the Aegean Crisis of 1976 …. Keijiro Suga (Meiji University, Japan) on The Animals of Werner Herzog ..... Annie Sugar (University of Colorado, USA) on Gender and Generation in TV Beer Commercials ..... Aaron Sultanik (College of Westchester, USA) onCinemulacrum: A Paradigm for the Study of Media Culture ..... Jack Swanstrom (American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates) on The Independent Film Movement in the United Arab Emirates: The First Decade ..... Christiane Szeps-Fralin (James Madison University, USA) on Narrative, Ideology and Cinematic Style in Robert Bresson’s L’Argent ….. Reza Taheri (University of New South Wales, Australia) on Structures of Spectatorship: Farhadi's A Separation ..... Alison Taylor (University of Queensland, Australia) on The Banality of Disturbance in Bresson's L'Argent .....


Yu-kei Tse (Goldsmiths, London, UK) on The Construction and Maintenance of The 'Real' in 'Reality' TV ..... Selin Tuzun (University of Marmara, Turkey) on The Role of the Blockbuster in the Revival of Turkish Cinema: Sorak'sG.O.R.A.S and Baltaci's/Yilmaz's A.R.O.G. ..... Yannis Tzioumakis (University of Liverpool, UK) on An Increasingly Global Presence: Contemporary American Independent Cinema outside the U.S. ..... Ozum Unal (Kadir Has University, Turkey) on Representations of Maternity in Natali's Splice .....Stefanie Van-de-Peer (Winchester College of Art, UK) on Women and War in Algerian Cinema: Rachida and If Fog Had Roots ..... Christa van Raalte (Teesside University, UK) on Gender, Dress and Power: Transvestite Heroines in the Post-War Western ..... Emily Verba (University of Cincinnati, USA) on The Golden Ratio in Time-Based Media .....  Zhe Wang (Zhejiang University of Media and Communications, China) on Digital Puppetry:  Real-Time Performance in a Mediatised Age ..... Kate Warner (University of Queensland, Australia) on Prison Dramas on TV: The Return of the Carnivalesque? ..... Robin Weichert (Hitotsubashi University, Japan) on Chris Marker's Japan: The Kumiko Mystery .....


Nathaniel Weiner (Ryerson University/York University, Canada) on Film and Television Representations of Inner-city London on the Brink: From Pressure to Top Boy ... Beth E. Wilson (State University of New York, USA) on Humphrey Jennings, Surrealism and the Documentary Film ..... Kit Wise (Monash University, Australia) on The Witness and the Archive: When the Dead Help the Living ..... Julie Lobalzo Wright (Independent Scholar, UK) on Romance, Masculinity, and Star Image: The Work of Leonardio DiCaprio ..... Kumiko Yamada (Goldsmiths, London, UK) on The Sublime, and the Cinema of the Apocalypse ..... Sofia Hayati Yusoff et al (University of Putra, Malaysia) on Framing Islam: Representations of Terrorism in Time Magazine and The Economist ….. Ameena Zafar (Muhammad Ali Jinnah University, Pakistan) and Ayesha Barque (University of the Punjab, Pakistan) on Mrs. Dalloway and The Hours: Perspectives from Pakistan ..... Tomasz Zaglewski (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland) on Star Wars: ‘Limited’ or ‘Unlimited’ Edition? ….. 



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