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[ecrea] New Forms for a Philosophy of Film: creative and political methodologies

Fri Jul 03 18:15:36 GMT 2015

New Forms for a Philosophy of Film: creative and political methodologies
19-20 July 2015

19 July, Sunday Venue:
HOME  2 Tony Wilson Place Manchester M15 4FN

16:00 – 18:00
Film Screening: Love in the Post
Post-film Q+ A with Director, Writer, Producer Ms. Joanna Callaghan and
Writer and Executive Producer Prof. Martin McQuillan

18:00- 19:00 Opening Reception
20 July, 9:30 – 18:30 Monday Venue:
Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University, England.
Benzie Building, levels 3 + 4

9:30-9:55 Coffee
9:55-10:00 Welcome

10:00 -11:00 :Opening Plenary: Prof. Joanna Hodge (Professor in Philosophy at Manchester Metropolitan): Spectral Nationalities - Derrida on Film
Chair: Associate Prof. Nicole Anderson (Macquarie University, Sydney)

11:00 – 12:30 Political Forms
Chair: Dr. Anna Bergqvist (MMU)

1. Dr Helen List (Senior Lecturer in Film & Media, Manchester School of Art): Photography, the apparition of specter and the ultimate condition of inheritance. 2. Dr Maren Thom: Žižek and the post-political - investigating terrorism in Hunger (2008) and Four Lions (2010) 3. Dr. Keith Crome (Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Manchester Metropolitan University) The Art and Politics of Seduction: Lyotard on Cinema

12:30 -13:30 LUNCH + viewing Dave Griffiths’s film installation

13:30 – 15:30 Philosophy and Film in the Postmodern Era
Chair: Dr. David Deamer (MMU)

1. Sheryl Tuttle Ross (Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse): Postmodern or Postmillennial Romantic Comedy?’

2. Maximilian de Gaynesford (Professor of Philosophy at the University of Reading): ‘Integrity and Grace: On Dogville’.

3. Anna Bergqvist (Lecturer in Philosophy at Manchester Metropolitan University): ‘Authenticity and the Narrative Self: Perspectives on Badlands Today’

4. Elspeth Mitchell (PhD Researcher at the University of Leeds):
'Encountering Girls: An Irigarayan Perspective on Contemporary Moving Image Art Practices’.

15:30 - 16:00  Coffee break

16:00 – 17:30 Cosmological Forms
Chair: Prof. Felicity Colman (MMU)

1. Mr Gopalan Mullik (Lecturer, Dept. of Mass Communication and Film Studies, St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta, India & PhD Researcher in Film at the University of East Anglia: Cinema and Affect, and Classical Indian Theory of Rasa 2. Mr. Dave Griffiths: Extinction Event [GRB130313A] (Artist, Curator, Film Material collective, Senior Lecturer in Interactive Arts, Manchester School of Art) 3. Ms Christine Reeh (Filmmaker, PhD Researcher in Film at Portuguese FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia) Towards a Solaristic Philosophy of Film

17:30 -18:30 Closing Plenary: Prof.Jason Wood (Artistic Director of Film at HOME and Visiting Professor at MMU){title tba}
Chair: Prof. Felicity Colman (MMU)

Supported by HOME, Manchester School of Art, and MeCCSA Practice Network


Joanna Callaghan
Senior Lecturer Filmmaking
Convenor of MA Filmmaking
University of Sussex

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