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[ecrea] Conference Announcement: "Hitchcock's Vertigo: 60th Anniversary Film Conference

Mon Jul 16 17:01:27 GMT 2018

We are delighted to announce the* Second* *International Film Conference:/ "/Hitchcock's /Vertigo: /60th Anniversary/" /* will take place on 20th- 21st September 2018 in the Trinity Long Room Hub, in Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Hitchcoock’s /V//ertigo /ousted Orson Welles's /Citizen Kane/ in 2012 from the top ranking position of the British Film Institute's industry respected Sight & Sound poll conducted every 10 years. Previously /Citizen Kane/ monopolised the top billing every decade since 1962 but, after 50 years, /Citizen Kane/ was finally de-throned by Hitchcock’s /Vertig/o when it was proclaimed the "*/Greatest Film Ever Made/**". *

This September in Dublin we celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the masterpiece of cinema in Hitchcock's /Vertigo /during this two-day film conference in Trinity College Dublin.  The conference will feature the presentations of many international speakers on Hitchcock from across the globe: USA, Canada, UK, Hong Kong, Belgium and Switzerland.  In particular we are delighted to welcome both Charles Barr and Laura Mulvey as keynote speakers at the conference in Dublin.

Presentations at Conference Vertigo: 60th Anniversary*

Charles Barr: " /Vertigo/: French Connections "
Laura Mulvey:" The Metaphor of the Beautiful Automaton Reanimated: Artifice and Illusion in/ Vertigo / "

Sidney Gottlieb: " The Variety of Gazes in /Vertigo/, Part Deux// "

Richard William Allen: " Love and Death: /Vertigo/, /Dil Se/, and the Circle of Influence " Janet Bergstrom: " Forced Perspective in /Vertigo/: Art, Technology and Hitchcock’s German Silent Film Heritage " Barbara Straumann: "Fatal Resemblances: Cross-mapping Hitchcock’s /Vertigo /with Nabokov’s /Lolita  "/

Kriss Ravetto-Biagioli: " Vertiginous Hauntings  "

Robert Belton: " Triviality and Meaning in/ Vertigo/: How the Incidental Amplifies Interpretive Excess// "

Christine Sprengler: " "The Broom that Sweeps the Cobwebs Away ": /Vertigo/’s Soundtrack as Sound Art  "

Ned Schantz: " The Hospitality of Scottie Ferguson in /Vertigo/ "

Steven Jacobs: " The Tourist Guide Who Knew Too Much: /Vertigo/ and the Monuments of San Francisco "
Mark Osteen: " Versions of /Vertigo/: They Wake Up Screaming "
Kevin Donnelly: " The Ascent of /Vertigo/  "
Dona Kercher: "Dressing to Be Different: Almodóvar and Martel Refashion /Vertigo/"

Mark Padilla: " Mapping the Mythical Terrain of /Vertigo/ "
Richard Blennerhassett: "The Dark Side of Romance: ‘Shadow’ in /Vertigo/"
Stephane Duckett: "Post-War Gender Politics in /Vertigo/"

[Please note that the programme published on the website and highlighted here in this email should be considered provisional. Every effort will be made to minimise changes but unavoidable scheduling requirements can necessitate changes to the participation of speakers that are beyond our control].


***Event Details:*

Venue Conference: Trinity Long Room HUB, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Date: Thursday 20 – Friday 21 September 2018

Time: 9am-4.30pm**

Film Screening Vertigo (1958): Lighthouse Cinema Dublin

Conference Tickets: €60  (includes access to film screening at Lighthouse Cinema, Dublin) For more details visit the website: <>
For further information, please contact: (info /at/




All enquiries about the conference and ticket information is available now by contacting*:*
(info /at/

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