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[Commlist] Webinar program - Pop-rock Music and 2000s Cinema

Mon Jan 04 16:33:21 GMT 2021

Please find below the link to the website of the online symposium "Pop and Rock Music and 2000s Cinema" and the program of 5 sessions held from January 29th to February 26th, 2021.

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Please feel free to contact us if you wish to attend.

Clémentine Tholas (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - CREW) and Catherine Girodet (Université de Reims-Champagne Ardenne - CIRLEP) (clementine.tholas /at/ <mailto:(clementine.tholas /at/>
(catherine.girodet /at/ <mailto:(catherine.girodet /at/>

    *SESSION 1*

*/Blinded by the Light/**: Fan Culture and Transnational Storytelling*

January29, 2021 - 6-8 <callto:29, 2021 - 6-8>P.M. (Paris time; GMT +1 )

Keynote address by* Mark Duffett *(University of Chester, UK) **

"I Want to be a Writer...": Music Fandom and Identity in /Blinded By The Light/ (Chadha, 2019).*


*Khaled Chouana* (Abbes Laghrour University of Khenchela, Algeria)

“Bruce is the direct line to all that’s true in this shitty world”: Music, Identity, and Hope in Gurinder Chadha’s Biographical Film /Blinded by the Light/”



    *SESSION 2*

    *Challenging the Young Male Rock-star Canon: **Re-empowering Female
    Performers and Ageing Musicians*

February5, 2021 - 6-8 <callto:5, 2021 - 6-8>P.M. (Paris time; GMT +1)

**Kirsty Fairclough* (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK)

From Judy to Beyoncé : Fame, Performance and Narratives of Gendered Genius on Screen.

*Richard Lee* (St. Bonaventure University, US)

How Terribly Normal to be 70 in /Danny Collins/ (2015), /Crazy Heart/ (2009), /Ricki and the Flash/ (2015).


    *SESSION 3*

    *Cinematic Space as the Site of Life-writing, **Identity
    Construction, and Intersubjectivity*

February 12, 2021 - 6-8 P.M. (Paris time; GMT +1)


*Marian Jago* (University of Edinburgh, UK)

“It’s Only Rock‘n’ Roll”: Self-Myth and Springsteen on Film.

*Joe Albert (*Gonzaga University, US)

Exploring the Intersubjective Roots of the Artist, Audience and Authenticity.

10-minute extra:* Catherine Girodet* (Université Reims Champagne-Ardenne, France) presents a piece on Nick Cave and self-writing

    *SESSION 4*

*Heroic Tales of the Saints and the Damned*

February 19, 2021 - 6-8 P.M. (Paris time; GMT +1)


*J**ustin Wadlow* (Université de Picardie Jules Verne, France)

Art, Capitalism and the Devil: Rock’n’roll, Stardom and Modern Sainthood in Biopics.


*Guillaume Mouleux* (Université Sorbonne-Paris-Cité, France)

“/The Last Days of Grunge?/: Gus Van Sant’s 2005 Film as an Alternative History of a Music Genre.

    *SESSION 5*

    *E**xperimenting with Alternative Identities*

February 26, 2021 - 6-8 P.M. (Paris time; GMT +1)


*Christophe Becker *(Université de Nantes /Centre de Recherches en Histoire Internationale et Atlantique, France*)*

A Nightmare in the Daylight / Assembling Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge through Marie Losier's The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye (2011)

*Ira Osterberg *(Aleksanteri Institute, Finland)

The “Fictional” and the “Real” in Kirill Serebrennikov's /Leto/ (Russia, 2018)

10-minute extra: *Céline Murillo* (Université Paris 13 Nord, France) presents a piece on Lydia Lunch

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