DEADLINE EXTENDED FROM 8TH APRIL TO 12 NOON (UK TIME) 15TH APRIL 2005
Proposals of 300 words are invited for the second CRAFT conference at Edge Hill College, Ormskirk, Lancashire (UK). The first CRAFT conference (Archiving the Cinema) was held in 2003 over two days, this time, events will take place from 2pm on the 7th July 2005 to 2pm on the 9th July. An open event, submissions are welcomed from all researchers (formal and informal) of Film within the broad area of Cinema’s relationship with the World. Possible strands are listed below but this is only indicative of potential panel sessions. Some speakers may be invited to chair panels. Keynote speakers are to be confirmed.
Acceptance of papers will be confirmed by April 15th.
Initial timetable will be available from April 26th.
CRAFT (the Chris Roby Archive of Film Texts) has been established over the last few years at Edge Hill and is a unique resource within the region for film researchers, comprising film documents from the 1930s to 1980s (periodicals, advertising material, books, scrapbooks collected by spectators) collated by Film Societies across the North West. Donated to Edge Hill by Chris Roby in 2002, the archive was formerly known as the Contemporary Film Collection and stored the North West Film Archive at Manchester Metropolitan University. At Edge Hill, although the cataloguing of the archive has taken nearly three years, material from its shelves has been used to develop the teaching of undergraduates via primary resources and it is being more fully used in undergraduate and postgraduate research projects.
Cinema and War
Cinema and Law
Cinemas of excess
Presentation technologies available include Powerpoint, DVD and VHS, OHP, white boards and flip charts.
Dr. E. Anna Claydon
Lecturer in Film Studies
Edge Hill College of HE
St Helens Road
Lancs. L39 4QP
01695 584599 Email: email@example.com
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