UPDATE: European Film Theory (4/20/06; collection)

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Trifonova, Temenuga
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UPDATE: European Film Theory (4/20/06; collection)

Notification of accepted abstracts: May 15, 2006

Deadline for completed papers: June 30, 2006

Submissions are sought for an edited collection on European film theory. Possible topics
include, but are not limited to, the following:

- philosophical and/or historical origins of European film theory (e.g. Kantian
idealism, Husserl's transcendental phenomenology, Brecht's theory of epic theatre, the
Frankfurt school's critique of the culture industries, the aesthetic theories of
Kracauer, Arnheim, Balazs, Adorno, Marcuse)

- realism and theatricality in European film theory

- classical vs contemporary European film theory

- time and space in European film theory

- European and American film theory in dialogue

- studies of individual European film theorists or philosophers writing on film

- studies of specific concepts within European film theory
- the influence of the other arts (music, painting, architecture, dance, poetry) on
European film theory

- perception, memory, and imagination in European film theory

- European film genres and styles

- European film theory and national cinemas

Please email an abstract (500-1000 words) and a short bio (including recent
publications) to temenuga_at_unb.ca or send a hard copy to:

Temenuga Trifonova
Department of English
The University of New Brunswick
Carleton Hall, 247
P.O. Box 4400
Fredericton, NB
E3B 5A3 Canada

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