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[Commlist] Northern Lights: Film & Media Studies Yearbook 18 published

Thu Feb 20 14:19:15 GMT 2020

Intellect is excited to announce that Northern Lights: Film & Media Studies Yearbook18 is out now!

Special Issue: ‘Europe at the Crossroads: Cinematic Takes’

For more information about the special issue and journal, click here >>

*Aims & Scope*

Northern Lightsis a peer-reviewed international publication dedicated to studies of film and media. The yearbook is a meeting place for Nordic, European and global perspectives on film and media. The editors stress the importance of interdisciplinary research and welcome contributions on both old and new media.

*Issue 18*

Introduction <>

Temenuga Trifonova


European cinema: Between Mit-sein, Da-seinand Nah-sein <>

Thomas Elsaesser

Crossing the European boundary: The conjoined figures of colonizer and migrant in Zama(Martel, 2017) and The Other Side of Hope(Kaurismäki, 2017) <>

Ali Rıza Taşkaleand ŞimaH. Erdoğan

Universality, spectrality, proximity: The cinematic faces of Europe’s other <>

Boris Pantev

From ‘face-to-face’ to ‘side-by-side’: The abject neighbour in European cinema <>

Seung-hoon Jeong


Gifts of welcome: Precarity, intimacy and the gift in Die Farbe des Ozeans(Peren, 2011) and Welcome(Lioret, 2009) <>

Maria Stehle and Beverly Weber

From postnational mobility to posthuman fluidity: Unfixed identities and social responsibilities in Personal Shopper (Assayas, 2016) and Happy End(Haneke, 2017) <>

Mary Harrod

Out of bounds: The spatial politics of civility in The Square(Östlund, 2017) and Happy End (Haneke, 2017) <>

Elizabeth Ezra

Europe, spectrality and ‘post-mortem cinema’: The haunting of history in Christian Petzold’s Transit(2018) and Aki Kaurismäki’s Le Havre (2011) <>

Alice Bardan

Thinking Europe from the margins and through marginal cinema: The case of The Nothing Factory(Pinho, 2017) <>

Mariana Liz

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