Dear Colleague

The first BAFTSS French and Francophone Special Interest Group conference panel will take place at the BAFTSS conference in Bristol in April 2017. The panel will be 10.00-12.00 on the first day of the conference, Thursday 20 April, and will have the following papers:

- Mary Harrod (University of Warwick), “The Emotional Politics of Genre”

- Phil Powrie (University of Surrey), “Z music: the 1970s French political thriller”

- Ginette Vincendeau (King’s College London), “Challenging the film de banlieue: from stereotypes to invisibility”

There will also be the following papers:

- Hannah Paveck (King’s College London), “The Ethics of Listening: Tonal Silence in Claire Denis’s Trouble Every Day (2001)”

- William Brown (University of Roehampton), “Philosopher and/or dog: Adieu au langage as non-cinema

- Gemma Edney (University of Exeter), “Un vrai teen movie français? The contemporary teen genre in France”

You will find all the necessary details on the BAFTSS conference page here:


Phil Powrie
Professor of Cinema Studies
Lewis Carroll Building 27AC05
School of English and Languages
University of Surrey
T: 01483 682980
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