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Studies in French Cinema News (April 2012)

1. Studies in French Cinema Annual Conference (14 June)
2. Studies in French Cinema Research Bursary
3. New books
4. French Cinema Project 'Portraits d'artistes'
5. Lecturership in European Film
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1. Studies in French Cinema Annual Conference: Francophone postcolonial cinema and contestation (14 June 2012)
Details of the conference programme can be found here: http://www.surrey.ac.uk/fahs/research/sfc/annualconference/
Please enroll here: http://store.surrey.ac.uk/browse/product.asp?catid=64&modid=1&compid=1
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2. Studies in French Cinema Research Bursary
The first bursary has been awarded to Jonathan Driskell. It will be used to pay for the copyright permission to use four still images from the BFI Library for a book entitled The French Screen Goddess: Film Stardom and the Modern Woman in 1930s France, which is to be published by I.B.Tauris. The book focuses on Annabella, Danielle Darrieux and Michèle Morgan. Jonathan is Lecturer in Film and Television Studies at Monash University’s campus in Malaysia.
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3. New books
Gwénaëlle Le Gras and Delphine Chedaleux (eds), Genres et acteurs du cinéma français 1930-1960, Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2012.
(http://www.pur-editions.fr/detail.php?idOuv=2842)
Florence Martin, Screens and Veils: Maghrebin Women's Cinema, Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2011.
(http://www.iupress.indiana.edu/product_info.php?products_id=728666)
Richard Neupert, French Animation History (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011).
(http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1444338366.html)
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4. French Cinema Project 'Portraits d'artistes'
The  French Cinema Project 'Portraits d'artistes'  is currently seeking scholars willing to offer bibliographical  entries both literary and personal on  the actors/actresses listed below (1000 words maximum) for a future publication.  If you are interested in contributing please email: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>. If you have suggestions for other actors/actresses we would be pleased to discuss them. We look forward to hearing from you.
Ascaride, Arditi, Balmer, Berléand, R. Berry, J. Berry, Binoche, M. Blanc, Bourvil, C. Brasseur, Carette, Chabat, Cluzet, Clavier, Duchaussoy, Dussolier, Elmaleh, Gillain, Jugnot, C. Lambert, Ledoux, Ledoyen, Lhermitte, Lindon, S. Marceau, Marielle, Piat, J. Réno, C. Rich, V. Romance, Timsit,
Address: Language Centre, 12 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HT England
e-mail: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
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5. Lecturership in European Film
A two-year fixed-term lecturership in European Film starting 1 September 2012 is available in the School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music at Birmingham. For full details go to http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/jobs/index.aspx and enter Lecturer in European Film or the vacancy number 44568. The post will also be advertised on jobs.ac.uk<http://jobs.ac.uk/> from tomorrow until its closing date on 15 April.
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Phil Powrie
Professor of Cinema Studies
Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences
University of Surrey
GU2 7XH

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