Archives and Auteurs - Filmmakers and their archives
University of Stirling, 2nd – 4th September 2009
Call for papers
A reminder that the deadline for submission of abstracts for conference papers
is Friday 20th February 2009.
Abstracts should be no more than 300 words in length and should be sent in a
MS Word file to Professor John Izod ([log in to unmask]).
This conference will bring archivists, academics, curators and researchers
together to discuss the ways in which the study of the archives of filmmakers
and the film industry can provide new perspectives and insights into the
history of cinema.
Proposals for papers of 20 minutes in length are welcomed in the following
- archives, authorship and the directorial impulse
- the transition from page to screen – evidence in the archives for artistic
challenges and compromised visions
- new perspectives on classic films
- practical issues relating to the management and preservation of the archives
- personal experiences of working with the archives of filmmakers
- current issues, projects and initiatives in the field of cinema history
Papers on other related topics are welcome; and in addition proposals for
panels will be considered (please provide full details of subject and speakers).
We shall also be glad to review proposals for contributions to a poster session
which will be held on Thursday 3rd September. Abstracts will be reviewed
externally and contributors will be informed of the outcome by Friday 13th
More details about the conference can be found at:
Full conference registration details will follow shortly.
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