Feminism(s): Film, Video, Politics (extended deadline)

From: Lauren Cook (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Feb 26 2007 - 20:47:23 PST

Feminism(s): Film, Video, Politics
Symposium at the University of Hartford
West Hartford, CT
Symposium Dates: April 20-22nd
Website: http://uhaweb.hartford.edu/feminisms/

Call for Papers, Films, Videos, Performances and Workshops
Extended Submission Deadline: March 6th

Confirmed Speakers: Abigail Child, Dara Greenwald, Jeanine Oleson, Maureen
Turim and Sasha Waters

This symposium will be a catalyst for dialogue and collaboration among
feminist scholars, filmmakers, artists, activists and curators.
Contemporary feminist film and video work will be screened and discussed in
roundtable format. Papers will be presented on critical questions
surrounding the intersections of feminist politics, scholarship and media
production. The symposium will also include workshops in the spirit of
activist media projects such as Pink Bloque and Pilot TV.

Films and videos may be submitted on VHS or DVD for review. Exhibition will
occur on 35mm, 16mm, MiniDV, or DVD. Please include a brief synopsis, run
time, contact info and a SASE if you would like the submission returned.

Feminism(s) Symposium
Cinema Department
University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06117

Abstracts of papers, workshops and performances should be no more than 400
words and include a brief biographical sketch. Please email abstracts to:
email suppressed

Anticipated topics for papers include:

Community Based Cinema and Alternative Distribution
Women in the Avant-Garde
Psychoanalysis and Film
Phenomenology and Embodiment Theories
War and Spectatorship
New Media and Feminism
Appropriated Media and Feminist Reconstructions
Performance and Film
Queer Media
Capitalism and Spectacle
Post-Colonialism and Third Cinema
Futures for Feminist Media Theory and Practice

Organized by the University of Hartford Cinema Department
Support for this symposium was provided by The Women's Education and
Leadership Fund, a Legacy of Hartford College for Women at the University of

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