Triangle Film Lectures for 2012/13

This year we have an exciting lineup of talks and other events in Cinema and Media Studies in the Triangle. Please saves the dates and join us for:

September 25, 2012
Cinema Studies Lectures, Duke University
Richard White Auditorium, East Campus, 6:30pm
Devin Orgeron (NC State):
“Rethinking Nonfiction: Educational Film and the Documentary Canon”
 
 
 
October 11, 2012
Triangle Film Lectures, UNC Chapel Hill
Toy Lounge, Dey Hall, 6:30pm
Maria Pramaggiore (NC State):
“History’s Image in Stanley Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon
 
 
 
November 8-9, 2012
North Carolina German Studies Seminar (NCGS)
 
2012 Fall Workshop: Transnational German Cinema
Institute for the Arts & Humanities, Hyde Hall, UNC Chapel Hill
 
NOVEMBER 8, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
KeynoteErica Carter (Kings College London):
“The Female Audience in Exile: Herstories of Transnational Spectatorship”
 
NOVEMBER 9, 1:00 – 7:00 pm: Workshop
Keynote: Randall Halle (University of Pittsburgh):
“From Empire to Union: The German East in Film”
 
Papersby:
       Claudia Becker (North CarolinaCentral University): ”Das andere Deutschland / Die andere Heimat – German filmmaker Edgar Reitz’ Latest Film Project”
       Maggie McCarthy (Davidson College): “ Mother/Daughter Configurations and Multicultural Divides in Fatih Akin’s The Edge of Heaven”
       Susanne Rinner (University of North Carolina at Greensboro): “ Racializing Radicals in Volker Schlöndorff’s The Legend of Rita”
       Jonathan O. Wipplinger (North Carolina State University): “Against War, Against Nation, Against Race? Victor Trivas’s Niemandsland and the Construction of European Identity”
 
Introduction and ModerationPriscilla Layne, Kata Gellen and Inga Pollmann (UNC-Chapel Hill)
 
 
 
November 15, 2012
Triangle Film Lectures, UNC Chapel Hill
Institute for the Arts & Humanities, University Room, Hyde Hall, 6:30pm
Dan Morgan (University of Pittsburgh):
“Film, Philosophy, Fantasy: Camera Movements and the Problem of Point of View”
 
 
 
January 31, 2013
Triangle Film Lectures & Furst Forum, UNC Chapel Hill
Institute for the Arts & Humanities, University Room, Hyde Hall, 6:30pm
Rick Warner (UNC Chapel Hill):
“Filming a Miracle: Belief, Contemplation, and Reflexivity from Dreyer to Reygadas”
 
 
 
 
March 28, 2013
Triangle Film Lectures & Furst Forum, UNC Chapel Hill
Institute for the Arts & Humanities, University Room, Hyde Hall, 6:30pm
Inga Pollmann (UNC Chapel Hill):
“The Lives of a Salamander: Temporality in/of the Cinema”
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Meeting April 19, 2012: Gregory Flaxman (UNC), “Off-Screen and Out of Field: The Future of Film Studies”

Please join us for our last meeting this academic year to discuss an essay by Gregg Flaxman on indexicality and the off-screen. You can find the paper here: Out%20of%20Field

As always, we will be meeting at 6:30pm at Duke’s Franklin Humanities Institute Warehouse, Entrance Bay 4, Room C107 (see link for map). http://g.co/maps/trm83

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Meeting March 15, 2012: Martin Johnson (NYU/UNC), “The Silent Pageant: Booster Films for the Moviegoing Public”

Please join us for our next meeting to discuss an essay by Martin Johnson on early municipal booster films. You can find the reading here: >file removed<

As always, we will be meeting at 6:30pm at Duke’s Franklin Humanities Institute Warehouse, Entrance Bay 4, Room C107 (see link for map). http://g.co/maps/trm83

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Meeting February 16, 2012: Jacqueline Waeber (Duke), A Discussion on Film and Music

Please join us for our next meeting  to discuss the role of music in/for film with Prof. Jacqueline Waeber (Duke). In preparation for the discussion Jacqueline has suggested an essay by Ben Winters on film, music and narrative space. You can find the reading here: Winters, Film Music and Narrative Space

As always, we will be meeting at 6:30pm at Duke’s Franklin Humanities Institute Warehouse, Entrance Bay 4, Room C107 (see link for map). http://g.co/maps/trm83

Following our meeting, there will be a screening and a discussion on a related film in the same building, also organized by Jacqueline (see below). All TFS members are welcome to attend! Since the screening has to start around 7:30pm, I would ask you to try and come on time–we will jump right in at 6:30.

An Encounter with Simone Weil: Film Screening and Talk

An Encounter with Simone Weil: Film Screening and Talk

February 16, 2012 7:30 pm

Join us for  ”An Encounter with Simone Weil,” the award-winning documentary directed by Julia Haslett and scored by Daniel Thomas Davis. The screening, a sneak preview just before the film’s theatrical release in New York, will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker and composer.

Co-sponsored by the Department of Music, and the FHI Audiovisualities Working Group.

February 16, 2012, 7:30pm
Free and open to the public, with free drinks and popcorn and free parking.
The Garage, Smith Warehouse, 114 S. Buchanan St. (map)

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Meeting January 19, 2012: Ivan Ross, “A Century of Civil War Projection: Rendering History in Cinematic Reprise”

Please join us for our first meeting of the year  to discuss Ivan Ross’s (Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago) chapter on the role of cinema for the historical imagination of the Civil War. We will be meeting at 6:30pm at Duke’s Franklin Humanities Institute Warehouse, Entrance Bay 4, Room C107 (see link for map). http://g.co/maps/trm83

You can find the paper here: Ivan Ross Triangle Film Salon Jan 19 2012

Hope to see many of you there!

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Schedule Spring 2012

Jan 19:

Ivan Ross (Cinema and Media Studies, Univ. of Chicago): “A Century of Civil War Projection:  Rendering History in Cinematic Reprise”

Feb 16:

Jacqueline Waeber (Music, Duke): Sound/Music in Film – A Discussion

Mar 15:

Martin Johnson (NYU/UNC): “The Silent Pageant: Municipal Booster Films for the Moviegoing Public”

Apr 19:

Gregg Flaxman (CompLit, UNC): “Once More, With Feeling: Toward a Haptic Cinema”

 

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Meeting December 14, 2011: Jim Hodge, Animation and Archeology of Media

Please join us for our meeting to discuss Jim Hodge’s (Postdoc, Duke Univ.) chapter on animation and media archeology. We will be meeting at 6:30pm at Duke’s Franklin Humanities Institute Warehouse, Entrance Bay 4, Room C107 (see link for map). There are parking spaces in front of the building.

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Please find the reading here: Hodge, “Animate Archeology”

Hope to see many of you there!

 

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