The NYU Department of Cinema Studies Annual Graduate Student Conference
Saturday, February 26th and Sunday, February 27th, 2000
Location: 721 Broadway (Tisch School of the Arts building), 6th floor, room
Saturday, February 26
11:00am - 12:20pm
Asian Cinema Panel
Moderator: Augusta Palmer
"Bollywood and Playback"
"Hong Kong Film: A Better Tomorrow in America?"
"Re-imagined Community: Hou Hsiao-Hsien's Anti-Teleological History of
Taiwan in The Puppetmaster"
12:30 - 1:50
Moderator: Peter Decherney
"Or Does it Explode?" (on race and the archive)
"The Cult of Celebrity: Fame and the Serialized Image"
2:00 - 2:40
Weighing the Risks (approx. 15 min.)
2:45 - 4:20
Gender and Reception Panel
Moderator: Elena Gorfinkel
"The Politics of the Pronoun: Popular Press Reviews of Boys Don't Cry"
"The Immorality of Men and the Excitement of Technology in Modern Germany"
"Cinematic Tropes in Winifred Holtby's Poor Caroline"
"Early Cinema, Opera and the Female Spectator"
4:30 - 6:00
Television Studies Panel
Moderator: Anna McCarthy
"Text.com: Audiencing the Internet"
"Heckling on the Satellite of Love: Audience Interactivity and Mystery
Science Theater 3000"
Louisa Ellen Shein
"Desi Arnaz as Star Text" (working title)
Rosselly Ann Torres Rojas
"'What is she doing?': The Explicit Body on MTV's The Real World"
Sunday, February 27
11:30am - 1:00pm
Soviet Film Panel
Moderator: Pavle Levi
"Power as the political-aesthetic project of the Russian avant-garde and
"Pabst and Pudovkin: Early Sound, Socialist Realism, and International
Solidarity of Workers"
"Kino Iconology: Relations between Church and State in Soviet Cinema to
1:15 - 2:45
Moderator: Steven Schneider
"The Word Made Color: Bresson's Une femme douce"
"Faulkner and Godard: Two or Three Things I Know About Them"
"Domestic Values and Capitalist Ideology in 1940s America: Alfred
Hitchcock's Shadow of a Doubt"
Maria San Filippo
3:15 - 4:45
Gender and Sexuality Panel
Moderator: Nitin Govil
"The Talented Post-structuralist: Hetero-masculinity, Gay Artifice, and
"Incest Times Five: Phallic Anaphora and the Problem of Reciprocation"
"Peggy Ahwesh's The Color of Love and the Felt Object of Film History"
5:00 - 7:00
Faculty Panel on Interdisciplinarity
Moderator: Federico Windhausen
*This is a tentative list of presenters for an informal panel.
Additional faculty members will likely join in the discussion, and some
may present as well. This panel is conceived as an opportunity for
Location: Dean's Conference Room, 12th floor
For inquiries, feel free to contact the conference committee:
Elena Gorfinkel <[log in to unmask]>
Louisa Ellen Shein <[log in to unmask]>
Federico Windhausen <[log in to unmask]>
This is a free event, open to the public.
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