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Announcing:

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
656

Conference Schedule

Saturday, February 26

11:00am - 12:20pm
Asian Cinema Panel
Moderator: Augusta Palmer

Presentations:

Ajay Gehlawat
"Bollywood and Playback"
Michael Duffy
"Hong Kong Film: A Better Tomorrow in America?"
Jeff Strabone
"Re-imagined Community: Hou Hsiao-Hsien's Anti-Teleological History of
Taiwan in The Puppetmaster"

12:30 - 1:50
Documents Panel
Moderator: Peter Decherney

Presentations:

Ina Archer
"Or Does it Explode?" (on race and the archive)
Ken Rogers
"Serial Photography"
Denise  Mckenna
"The Cult of Celebrity: Fame and the Serialized Image"

2:00 - 2:40
Student screening:

Weighing the Risks (approx. 15 min.)
Heather Macmillan

2:45 - 4:20
Gender and Reception Panel
Moderator: Elena Gorfinkel

Presentations:

"The Politics of the Pronoun: Popular Press Reviews of Boys Don't Cry"
Ragan Rhyne
"The Immorality of Men and the Excitement of Technology in Modern Germany"
Frances Guerin
"Cinematic Tropes in Winifred Holtby's Poor Caroline"
Lucy Laird
"Early Cinema, Opera and the Female Spectator"
Annie Hill

4:30 - 6:00
Television Studies Panel
Moderator: Anna McCarthy

Presentations:

"Text.com: Audiencing the Internet"
Rowan Morris
"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"
Natalie Bender

Sunday, February 27

11:30am - 1:00pm
Soviet Film Panel
Moderator: Pavle Levi

Presentations:

"Power as the political-aesthetic project of the Russian avant-garde and
Stalinist cinema"
Andrei Khrenov
"Pabst and Pudovkin: Early Sound, Socialist Realism, and International
Solidarity of Workers"
Sergei Kapterev
"Kino Iconology: Relations between Church and State in Soviet Cinema to
1929"
Edoardo Moretti

1:15 - 2:45
Auteur Panel
Moderator: Steven Schneider

Presentations:

"The Word Made Color: Bresson's Une femme douce"
Brian Price
"Faulkner and Godard: Two or Three Things I Know About Them"
Meghan Sutherland
"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

Presentations:

"The Talented Post-structuralist: Hetero-masculinity, Gay Artifice, and
Class Passing"
Chris Straayer
"Incest Times Five: Phallic Anaphora and the Problem of Reciprocation"
Amy Nelson
"Peggy Ahwesh's The Color of Love and the Felt Object of Film History"
Elena Gorfinkel

5:00 - 7:00
Faculty Panel on Interdisciplinarity
Moderator: Federico Windhausen

Presenters*:

Richard Allen
Anna McCarthy
Toby Miller
Zhang Zhen

*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
student-faculty dialogue.

7:00-11:00
Closing Reception

Location: Dean's Conference Room, 12th floor
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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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