Dear Colleague

this is to remind you that our annual conference will take place at Kings College London on *Thursday 28 April*. The papers to be presented (circulated in advance to attenders who have paid the conference fee) are as follows:

 *   Mary Harrod (King’s College, London): Sweet Nothings: Imagining the Inexpressible in Contemporary French Romantic Comedy
 *   Annabelle Doherty (University of Sydney): Superimposition and Cultural Memory in Chabrol’s and Renoir’s Adaptations of Madame Bovary
 *   Thomas Pillard (Université de Paris-Ouest Nanterre): L’articulation entre la parole de l’acteur et les images génériques dans le cinéma de genre français d’après-guerre : le cas de Fernandel dans L’Ennemi Public n°1 (Henri Verneuil, 1953

 *   Emma Bielecki: From Page to Screen: The Shifting Identities of Fantômas
 *   Pascal Laborderie (Université d’Orléans): La généralisation de la parole dans les films éducatifs français des années 1930

 *   Sarah Leahy (Newcastle University) and Isabelle Vanderschelden (Manchester Metropolitan University): Reassessing the history of French cinema : The understated role of French screenwriters

 *   Codruta Morari (Wellesley College): Dire l’absence: subjectivité et cinéphilie de Rohmer à Ozon
 *   Alina Opreanu (University of Harvard): Envisioning Loss: Jean-Paul Civeyrac’s Cinema of Mourning
 *   Cécile Sorin (Université de Paris VIII): Le pasticciaccio à la française : les dialogues dans les films de Kechiche

 *   Alison Levine (University of Virginia): Words on Trial: Oral Performance in Abderrahamane Sissako’s Bamako
 *   Tijana Mamula (John Cabot University): Metaphorically Seeing: The Place Names of Marguerite Duras
 *   Alison Smith (University of Liverpool): Crossing the linguistic threshold: language and cultural meetings in Philippe Lioret’s Welcome and Rachid Bouchareb’s London River

You will find details of the location and how to pay online here:


Phil Powrie
Professor of Cinema Studies
Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences
University of Surrey

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