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 Amsterdam and visiting Professor at Yale University. For more than forty years he has been a leading figure in the fields of Early Cinema, Quality Television, Digital Cinema, Harun Farocki, and New Hollywood Cinema. He is General Editor of the series Film Culture in Transition, published by Amsterdam University Press, and in 2008 received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies.
His books include New German Cinema: A History (1989, reprinted 1994), Weimar Cinema and After (2000), European Cinema: Face to Face with Hollywood (2005), The Persistence of Hollywood (2012) and German Cinema – Terror and Trauma: Cultural Memory since 1945 (2013). He has also edited and co-edited some twelve other volumes. His books have been translated into German. French, Italian, Czech, Hebrew, Hungarian, Korean, Chinese, Japanese and Lithuanian. He is also author of hundreds of articles in journals such as American Film, Cinema Journal, Cinetracts, Discourse, Film Comment, Framework, Hors Cadre, Iris, Kinoschriften, Medienwissenschaft, montage a/v, New German Critique, October, Persistence of Vision, Positif, Screen, Sight and Sound, Trafic, Wide Angle as well as in several other foreign language journals.
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