Conferences and Seminars

Conferences, Workshops and Events

  • On Thursday November 12th, renowned film scholar Professor Lesley Stern presented a public lecture at the Monash Conference Centre. Sponsored by the Film and Screen Studies Program, the School of Media, Film and Journalism and the Faculty of Arts, Monash University, Professor Stern presented an incredibly smart and beautifully written paper, theorising what the Read more
  • Call for Papers New Directions in Screen Studies: A National Conference for Postgraduates and Early Career Researchers in Screen Studies New Directions in Screen Studies is a two-day conference for postgraduates and early career researchers (ERCs) in Screen Studies. The conference is a forum for new researchers to showcase their work before their peers and develop professional Read more
  • International Conference 16–19 November 2015 Call for Papers Every day hundreds of people travel back and forth between southern countries, including Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, New Zealand, Indonesia, Timor Leste and South Africa; and with these people travel cultures, experiences, memories and images. The Cinema at the End of the World International Conference takes on a transversal South-South approach to the study of Read more
  • 2-4 pm in Room H805/06.Caulfield Campus. First Monday of every month during Semester Next Session: 2nd March 2015 Under Construction is the School of Media, Film and Journalism seminar series run by postgraduates for postgraduates. Meeting on the first Monday of every month during semester, this series provides a great opportunity to interact with other postgrads and Read more
  • The Digital Media as Method symposium was convened by Deane Williams. Held November 13-14 2014, it featured leading international researchers/practitioners in a critical consideration of new methods in digital humanities. Keynotes “Dissolves of Passion”? Materially thinking through editing in digital videographic film and moving image studies Dr Catherine Grant, University of Sussex Focusing on a number of videographic explorations of matters Read more
  • The Asian Cultural & Media Studies Research Cluster of the Monash Asia Institute, Monash University hosted  an international conference, ‘Asian Cultural and Media Studies Now’ at Monash University, Caulfield campus in Melbourne on 6 and 7 November 2014. The conference aimed to critically revisit some of the key issues in the study of Asian culture, media and communications, Read more
  • The Digital Media as Method workshop featured leading international researchers/practitioners Catherine Grant (University of Sussex), Ross Gibson (University of Canberra), and Adrian Martin (Monash University) in a critical consideration of new methods in digital humanities. All RUFCT members were participants in the workshop, which aimed to investigate and discuss the ways in which researchers in the disciplines of Read more
  • Affect and Appropriation: Film Theory in the Digital Age October 13, 2014. Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Federation Square. Presented by The Research Unit in Film Culture and Theory, Monash University and the School of Culture and Communication, Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne. Thomas Elsaesser is Professor of Film and Television Studies at the University of Read more
  • “New Directions in Indigenous filmmaking and performance: screenings and Q and A”. Presented by Dr Romaine Moreton and Lou Bennett European Association for Studies of Australia (EASA) International Conference: Encountering Australia: Transcultural Conversations Wednesday 24 September 2014, Monash University Prato Centre, Italy. In this session, keynote speaker Dr Romaine Moreton, Goernpil Bundjulung filmmaker and scholar, joins with Yorta Read more
  • Unfinished Business: Apology Cultures in the Asia Pacific Region. Prato, Italy. September 2014; convened by Sue Kossew, Therese Davis, Belinda Smaill and Olivia Khoo Read more
  • India In Flux: Living Resistance at Melbourne International Film Festival 2014 is the first public presentation of a curated Indian documentary film programme in Australia. Co-curator Shweta Kishore said the project was motivated by the desire to expand knowledge and appreciation of Indian screen cultures amongst Australian audiences. “The programme presents a stirring vision of social resistance Read more
  •   In July 2014, Constantine Verevis convened a workshop on seriality with the Research Unit “Popular Seriality—Aesthetics and Practice,” at JFK Institute, Free University in Berlin. Read more
  • On May 19, 2014 Dr Therese Davis and Dr Romaine Moreton presented findings from their recently completed Screen Australia Research and Publication Partnership Program project and launch the new Australian-Indigenous Film and Television Digital Bibliography Abstract: Colonialist classification systems of Indigenous identity have a long and contentious history in Australia. In recent years official use of race-based and Read more

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