Author Archives: Skadi

CfP Africa and/in the Age of Festivalization – ASAUK Conference

A symposium organized by Lindiwe Dovey and Carli Coetzee at the African Studies Association of the UK (ASAUK) conference, 9-11 September 2014, Brighton UK We are living in what can be called the ‘age of festivalization’, an era of unprecedented … Continue reading

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CfP Chinese Film Festival Studies Conference (Hong Kong 1/4/2014)

Chinese Film Festival Studies Conference With the Support of The UK Arts & Humanities Research Council and the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Hong Kong 1st APRIL 2014, University of Hong Kong The Chinese Film Festival Studies … Continue reading

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CfP Film Festivals and Anthropology (edited collection)

Maria Paz-Peirano (University of Kent) and Aida Vallejo (University of the Basque Country) are currently co-editing a book on the intersections between Film Festivals and Anthropology.  The book is planned as a collection of chapters, looking into the possibilities of … Continue reading

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Film Festival Symposium – Film Festivals, Culture and Gender (Istanbul, 27/12/2013)

Friday, 27 December 2013, 10:30-17:00 Istanbul, Kadir Has University Filmmaking in Turkey has experienced a renaissance in the last decade. This was aided by, and in turn inspired, a surge in film festivals around the country. This growth in film … Continue reading

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CfP SYNOPTIQUE special issue “Other Networks: Expanding Film Festival Perspectives”

Only in the last twenty years have Film and Media scholars begun to grant film festivals significant attention. Bill Nichols’ seminal text “Global Image Consumption in the Age of Late Capitalism” (1994) is often cited as the first attempt at … Continue reading

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Film Festival Research @ ECREA Film Conference, Lund, 8-9 Nov. 2013

European Film Cultures: An International Conference Two panels will be devoted to film festival studies at this ECREA Film Studies Section Interim Conference taking place 8-9 November 2013 at Lund University, Sweden. 8 November 2013, 15.15–16.45 Panel 3: Film Festivals: … Continue reading

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CfP for edited book ‘Film Festival Activism: Actors, Spectators, Social Change’

If we take as departure the idea that film festivals are knowledge-sites and communal spaces that call forth a specific type of spectator, then we can begin to ask questions about the particular spaces and spectators created by activist/human rights … Continue reading

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CfP: Cultural transfer and political conflicts. Film festivals in the Cold War – Leipzig 05/14

Cultural transfer and political conflicts. Film festivals in the Cold War | Kultureller Austausch und politische Konflikte. Filmfestivals im Kalten Krieg 09/10 May 2014, Leipzig Hannah-Arendt-Institut für Totalitarismusforschung e.V., TU Dresden; Centre d’histoire culturelle des sociétés contemporaines, University of Versailles … Continue reading

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CfP for preconstituted panels/workshop on Film Festival Research at SCMS 2014

Suggested Titles/Themes for Preconstituted Panels and Workshop for SCMS 2014 in Seattle The suggested panel/workshop titles/themes are for your consideration. If you wish, feel free to suggest another! We are providing this service to help coordinate the papers of the … Continue reading

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Dates and Locations for Film Festival Studies at NECS 2013 Prague

The organizing team of the NECS Conference 2013 “Media Politics – Political Media” in Prague (20-22 June 2013) have finalized the conference program. Below you find a list of all festival studies related panels, workshops and meetings. Pre-Conference Workshop Wednesday, … Continue reading

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