[UPDATE] Final call - Cinema and Landscape Conference (3/15/10; 4/16/10 - 4/18/10)

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Cinema and Landscape

Final Call for Papers

International Conference


University of Sheffield
United Kingdom

April 16-18, 2010

An international conference is to be held on the subject of cinema and landscape. Keynotes include: Professor Phil Powrie (whose books include "Pierre Batcheff and Stardom in 1920s French Cinema", [with Eric Rebillard] Edinburgh University Press, 2009, and many more).

The conference will be hosted at the University of Sheffield, April 16-18 2010, with the aim of exploring the intersection between Film, Film Culture, Landscape, Place and Geography.

Proposals** (a 150 word abstract) are very welcome for:

- Single Papers (1 person: 20 minutes + 10 minutes questions) or
- Panels (3 persons: 60 minutes + 30 minutes questions)

Topics could include: landscapes of national cinemas; aesthetics, landscape and film; place, identity and the role of film; geo-political film-scapes; film directors and landscapes; new readings in film geography; landscape and film form; travel, journeys and filmic landscapes . . . And more!

The intention is to build on current discussions with the aim of producing further research and lively publications in this field.

Proposals can be sent to:

Dr Jonathan Rayner - j.r.rayner@sheffield.ac.uk
Prof. Graeme Harper - graeme.harper@bangor.ac.uk
NIECI Conference Officer - simon.holloway@bangor.ac.uk

***Final Call Closing Date: March 15th 2010***

**Proposers are encouraged to submit as early as possible**

The conference organisers, very much welcome queries and suggestions on the addresses above.