Early Acceptances 2: BECKETT to COLLINS

Dr. Jennifer Beckett (University of New South Wales, Australia)

Spectacularly Ordinary:

The Intricate Pleasures of Everyday Life in the Films of Wes Anderson

Dr. Orna Ben-Natan (Open University, Israel)

Dr. Gilad Padva (Tel Aviv University, Israel)

Intercultural Language as Comic Device in the Israeli Internet SitcomPinney


Dr. Bruce Bennett (Lancaster University, UK)

Michael Bay and the Aesthetics of Excess


Bethany Berard (University of Winnipeg, Canada)

Politics, Religion, and The West Wing


Prof. Martine Beugnet (UNiversity of Paris 7 Diderot, France)

Pleasures in Miniature: On Watching Films on an iPhone


Ahmad Bilal (University of the Punjab, Pakistan/Nottingham Trent University, UK)

New Developments in Pakistani Cinema


Will Bligh (University of Technology, Sydney, Australia)

Theories of Cinematic Identification:

Sympathy, Empathy and Conflict


Dr. Elena Boschi (Liverpool Hope University, UK)

Performing Women and Foreignness in Carlo Verdone's Sono pazzo di Iris Blond

Rizki Briandana (Mercu Buana University, Indonesia)

Gender and the Action Film: Questions of Female Heroism


Dr. Jennifer Brown (University of Tasmania)

Projecting Canberra: Centenary Dis/pleasures


Lucy Brown (University of Hertfordshire, UK)

The Spectacle of the Reveal: Grand Designs


Dr. Tom Brown (King's, London, UK)

Abraham Lincoln and the Spectacle of Historical Film


Dr. Shannon Brownlee (Dalhousie University, Canada)

Spectacle and Trauma:

The Cinematic Legacy of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland


Alice Haylett Bryan (King’s College, UK)

Cinema and the Primal Scene:

Gaspar Noe and the New French Extremism


Paula Callus, Dr. Reza Yousefzadeh (Bournemouth University, UK)

The Politics of Identity and the Exotic Spectacle:

Moving images by Artists from the Middle East and Africa

Nicholas Camfield (University of Nottingham, UK)

Videophilia and the Commerce of Authorship


Ines de Carvalho (Independent Scholar, Portugal)

The Cinematic Spectacle and the Audio-Walk


Prof. Debashis Chakrabarti, Saba Naqvi (College of Applied Science, Oman)

From Hollywood to Bollywood:

Spectacle and Cultural Value in Cameron's Titanic and Lutharia's A Dirty Picture


Gauri D. Chakraborty (Amity School of Communication, India)

Representations of Womanhood

in Zoya Aktar's Zindagi na Milegi Dobara and Gauri Shinde's English Vinglish

Dr. Daniela Chana (Independent Scholar, Austria)

Music, Text and Image

in the Songs and Music Videos of Tori Amos and Fiona Apple


Martin Ed Chatterton (Southern Cross University, Australia)

A Multimedia Book of Liverpool: The Last Slave Ship


Prof. Paul Chilsen, Christine Wells (Carthage College, USA)

Transformative Learning through Making Media


Yoo Mi Chin (University of Californai Los Anegeles, USA)

Understandings of Women's Higher Education and Career Paths in the Hollywood Romantic Comedy on the Part of Female College Students in Korea


Ayca Ciftci (Royal Holloway, University of London, UK)

Politics of Text and Context: Kurdish Films in Turkey


Dr. Harvey Cohen (King’s College, London, UK)

Footlight Parade and the New Deal


Prof. Jim Collins (Notre Dame University, USA)

The Spectacle of Subjectivity in the Personal Digital Archive



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