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Dr Erin K. Hogan at Royal Holloway

Author: Admin
Published on: 17th March 2016
Category: Uncategorised

We were delighted to host Dr Erin K. Hogan’s talk “The Ventriloquism of Altar Boys in Spanish Cinema from Joselito in The Little Nightingale (del Amo 1956) to Ignacio in Bad Education (Almodóvar 2004)” at Royal Holloway on the 16th of March, 2016. Dr. Erin K. Hogan is an Assistant Professor of Spanish at the… Read more »

‘Innocence and Experience: Childhood and Youth in World Cinema’ – Film Club at Royal Holloway

Author: Sofia Mason
Published on: 6th October 2015
Category: Project news

The School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures Film Club Invites you to our FREE fortnightly film screenings on Wednesdays at 5pm. Each film will be preceded by a brief introduction from a member from the School’s staff. These screenings are held at Arts Building Lecture Theatre 3, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, TW20 0EX… Read more »

CFAC Public Lecture by Prof Stephanie Hemelryk Donald

Author: Sofia Mason
Published on: 5th October 2015
Category: Project news

  28 October 2015 – 6pm – Bulmershe Theatre, Minghella Building, Whiteknights Campus, University of Reading, RG6 6BT ‘Diamonds of the Night: Childhood Loneliness in World Cinema’ Prof Hemelryk Donald’s Centre for Film Aesthetics and Cultures Public Lecture will discuss the sounds of a child’s loneliness in film. Her paper draws specifically on films treating… Read more »

‘Living in Our Country’: Indigenous Childhoods in the Counter-Nation

Author: Sophie Mayer
Published on: 6th August 2015
Category: Article

  Sophie Mayer is the author of The Cinema of Sally Potter: A Politics of Love (Wallflower: 2009) and the forthcoming Political Animals: The New Feminist Cinema (IB Tauris: 2015). She is a regular contributor to Sight & Sound and The F-Word, and the co-editor of There She Goes: Feminist Filmmaking and Beyond (with Corinn… Read more »

Staying Positive: Hope, Futurity, and HIV in Spain

Author: Dean Allbritton
Published on: 25th June 2015
Category: Article

  Dean Allbritton is an Assistant Professor of Spanish at Colby College, where he teaches courses on Spanish cinema and culture. His work analyzes representations of illness and health in contemporary Spanish culture and media as focalizing points for larger discourses of national and societal health. He is currently working on a manuscript that explores… Read more »

Curiouser and Curiouser: The Queerness of Childhood Temporalities

Author: Fiona Noble
Published on: 3rd June 2015
Category: Article

Fiona Noble submitted her PhD thesis in Hispanic Studies and Film and Visual Culture at the University of Aberdeen in January 2015.  Her interdisciplinary research investigates diverse articulations of childhood, performance and immigration in post-Franco Spanish cinema, interrogating the issue of (in)visibility through theoretical frameworks such as queerness, gender performativity, the haptic, spectrality and waste. … Read more »

Call for Papers | International Conference, Royal Holloway, University of London, April 2016

Author: Sofia Mason
Published on: 1st June 2015
Category: Project news

CALL FOR PAPERS:  CHILDHOOD AND NATION IN WORLD CINEMAS: BORDERS AND ENCOUNTERS SINCE 1980 CONFERENCE OF THE LEVERHULME FUNDED INTERNATIONAL NETWORK: 17th – 20th APRIL 2016, ROYAL HOLLOWAY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON Figuring filmic representations of the child is an important recent trend in cinema studies.  Adult cultural investments in the child are acknowledged whilst the most… Read more »

Call for Papers | Gender, Child and Nation on Film: Post-Graduate Symposium, Cambridge, November 2015

Author: Sofia Mason
Published on: 1st June 2015
Category: Project news

Gender, Child and Nation on Film A POST GRADUATE SYMPOSIUM McCrum Lecture Theatre, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, 2nd November 2015 A post-graduate event organized by the Leverhulme network: ‘Childhood and Nation in World Cinema: Borders and Encounters Since 1980’   Call for papers: This day conference will explore filmic representations of girlhoods, of boyhoods, of transgender… Read more »