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CALL FOR PAPERS

The Association for Studies in French Cinema: 
Annual Conference (2013)

Thursday, 27 June 2013, Middlesex University, London

Papers are invited on any aspect of French cinema, but we would particularly welcome papers (in French or English) on the following topics:

French Films, French Philosophers

Explorations of the relationship between cinema and philosophy, and the ways in which such relationships may manifest in the aesthetics, themes, and/or perspectives in particular French cinemas.

Production Studies in a European Context

Studies of the ways in which French cinema, both historical and contemporary, may be produced.  Papers about the contexts of production, distribution, and exhibition; new models of production; and relationship with Hollywood and other national cinemas are welcomed.

Beyond French Cinema as We Know It

Investigations into French cinema that furthers knowledge beyond those concerning accepted canons, auteurs, genres, theories, and ideas.

Papers, including clips, should not exceed 20 minutes. Proposals of 200-300 words should be submitted by 31 February 2013 to Dr Sharon Lin Tay<mailto:[log in to unmask]> ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>) with “French Cinema Conference” as the subject heading. Selected proposals will be announced in early April.

Further details (fee, reduced rates and bursaries, location, accommodation): http://www.surrey.ac.uk/fahs/research/sfc/annualconference/index.htm

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Phil Powrie
Professor of Cinema Studies
Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences
The Elizabeth Fry Building
University of Surrey
GU2 7XH

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Webpage: http://www.surrey.ac.uk/fahs/people/phil_powrie/index.htm
Studies in French Cinema: http://surrey.ac.uk/fahs/research/sfc
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