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Melis Behlil <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 6 May 1999 10:53:11 +0300
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This posting is an update on the information sent out earlier on the "Film
Theory Meets Turkish History" Conference to be held at Istanbul Bilgi
University in Turkey, between June 18-20, 1999.  Information is also
available at .  Updates and possible changes will be
announced from the Conference Homepage.

Istanbul Bilgi University Film and TV Department will be holding a
conference to bring together Teaching/Research Assistants, PhD and MA
candidates from around the globe.  The conference, which will be held June
18-20, 1999, will focus on the multiple identities and the multicultural
facets of the Turkish cinema.  As a virtually non-explored field from the
standpoint of film theory, we believe this theme will open up new
perspectives to all scholars who are researching and theorizing many of the
aspects of national cinemas.


18 June 1999, Friday
 Prof.Dr. Ylter Turan, Rector (YBU)
 Martin Fryer (British Council)
-Prof. Nevena Dakovic (Belgrade University)
 "Threshold of Europe / Imagining the Balkans
-Workshops / Film Screenings

19 June 1999, Saturday
-Dr. John Hill (Ulster University)
 "Living with Hollywood: National Cinemas in the Era of Globalization"
-Yard.Doc.Dr. Selim Eyubo?lu and Tuna Erdem (YBU)
 "Woman as a Metaphor"
- Workshops / Film Screenings

20 June 1999, Sunday
-Prof. Dr. Deniz Derman (YBU)
 "The Transformation of an 'Impotent': Ebediyete Kadar"
-Fatih Ozguven (YBU)
 "The Taste Left In Our Mouth"
-Workshop Presentations
-Closing Party

Workshop Topics

Turkey Abroad
On the Town: City Life and Istanbul
Turkish Kitsch and Camp
Anything They Can Do, We Can Do Better?: Temptations of Remaking
Influences From Beyond Hollywood
Women Under the Influence: Representation of Women
Transformation and Hybridization of Genre
Rise and Fall of 60's Popular Cinema
Stranger in a Strange Land: Theme of Migration
Turkish History on Film
Colonialism, Counter Colonialism and Post Colonialism

For more information, please contact [log in to unmask]

Melis Behlil
Istanbul Bilgi University
90-212-216-2222 x364
90-212-216-8445 (fax)
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