Screen|History|Memory: CFPS for the XVIth Biennial Conference of FHAANZ, Melbourne 2-5 Dec 2012, hosted by Victoria University with La Trobe University and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image. Closing date for paper and panel proposals 30 March 2012:
Call for Papers
The XVIth Biennial Conference 2012 FHAANZ Conference invites local and international scholars, archivists and filmmakers to present their research in the fields of screen history, history and memory on screen, national and transnational screen histories, and the social and cultural impact of cinema, television and new media.
The 2012 conference is organized into three streams.
We invite panels and papers on stream topics. Topics include
but are not limited to:
Speculative Screen Histories
*screen memory and historical memory
*remembering film and television
*fictional and documentary modes of screen history
*selecting and sampling historical texts
*speculative histories in the remix zone
*retrovision and case histories: Mad Men, The Hour, In Treatment, Mildred Pierce…
Decolonizing Screen Memories
*Fourth Cinema as indigenous, transnational, world cinema
*screen memory and Aboriginal histories
*histories of colonial and postcolonial documentary production
*decolonizing screen aesthetics, affect and performance
*anticolonial collaborations in film, television and new media
*audiences for Indigenous film and television series
*postcoloniality and national cinemas
Human Rights and Animal Ethics on Screen
*Human Rights film festivals & the human rights film
*evolution, nature and animal ethics
*documenting cruelty, atrocity and suffering
*affect, empathy and humanitarian appeals
*film, philosophy and the postmodern animal
*anthropocentrism, spectatorship and the animal
*entangled representations of human and animal
*wildlife documentaries and the reinvention of nature
*animated animals and the pleasure & politics of identification
Submit queries to firstname.lastname@example.org
Panels x 3 speakers, with papers of 20 mins.
Please provide a descriptive title for the panel, and nominate a conference stream.
Provide an abstract of 3 x 100-150 words and a bio of 50 words for each presenter.
Nominate the panel chair and contact person.
Panel proposals due: Friday 30 March 2012
Proposed panels will be advised of acceptance by April 27
Submit panel proposals to email@example.com
Please provide a descriptive title for the paper, and nominate a conference stream if applicable.
Provide an abstract of 150 words and a bio of 50 words.
Paper proposals due: Friday 30 March 2012.
Submit papers to firstname.lastname@example.org
School of Communication and Critical Enquiry
Humanities and Social Sciences
La Trobe University
Melbournem Australia. 3086.
Phone: +61 3 9479 2571
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