CFP: Feminism(s): Film, Video and Politics Symposium (2/25/07; 4/20/07-4/22/07)

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lauren cook
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Feminism(s): Film, Video and Politics Symposium
University of Hartford
West Hartford, CT
Conference Dates: April 20-22nd

Call for Papers, Films, Videos, Performances, and Workshops
Submission Deadline: February 25th

Confirmed Speakers Include:
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.

Anticipated topics for presentations include:

Community Based Cinema and Alternative Distribution
Women in the Avant-Garde
Psychoanalysis and Film
Phenomenology and Embodiment Theories
Trauma Theory
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

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) Conference
Cinema Department
University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06119

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

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 Hartford

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