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Film and Screen Studies Research Seminars


Cambridge Film and Screen Studies Research Seminars, 2018-19

Lent 2019

All seminars are held at 5.15pm at the McCrum Lecture Theatre, Corpus Christi College


30 January

Victor Fan (King’s College London)

‘Fey Mou: Cinematic Air and Suspended Imagination’

(There will be a screening of Fey Mou’s ‘Spring in a Small Town’ on 29 January at 4pm in the Bateman Auditorium, Gonville and Caius College. All welcome.)


25 February

Sarah Cooper (King’s College London), ‘Imagining with Flowers: Film Blooms and Vegetal Philosophy’.

(Joint event with the Modern French Research Seminar)


27 February

Andrew Asibong (Birkbeck)

‘Something to Watch Over Me: Post-Traumatic Attachments to the Eerily Moving Image’


6 March

Linda Ruth Williams (University of Exeter) and Shelley Cobb (University of Southampton)

‘Histories of Now: Researching Women Filmmakers in Contemporary British Film, and the Work of the Calling the Shots Project’


 

Screenings and Events

Ironies of Web 2.0

2 May 2019

Ironies of Web 2.0 Professor Damon Young Film & Screen Studies MPhil Conference Monday May 6th at 6pm in the McCrum Lecture Theatre, Corpus Christi College Keynote Lecture Contemporary media cultures evince a crisis of authorial perspective, experienced as a collapse of the distinction between sincerity and satire...

Vertigo Effects: Film, Flight, and Simulation Sickness

1 May 2019

Vertigo Effects: Film, Flight, and Simulation Sickness Dr Patrick Ellis Georgia Institute of Technology 4pm, Wednesday 8th May 2019 McCrum Lecture Theatre, Corpus Christi College One of the first media pathologies associated with cinema was “camera sickness,” a vestibular malady that shared symptoms with other newly...

Todd Solondz: Filmmaker in Residence 2019

11 April 2019

We are delighted to announce that the award-winning independent American filmmaker Todd Solondz will be at the Centre for Film and Screen in early May of the Easter Term, 2019. Solondz is one of the leading figures in what has come to be known as ‘independent cinema’—cinema produced outside the Hollywood studio system—a...