Call for Papers: Roundtable
Crushed Silos: The Video Essay, Film, Writing, and Technology
47th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 17-20, 2016
Biemann explains that the video essay reflects the "wider development of new media, the Internet and digital image production . . . [to] emphasize or mutate the characteristics of the essay while opening up new possibilities for a critical engagement" between the essay and visual arts. In this, the video essay represents an active place where the barriers between disciplines is merged and converging, and where pedagogical practices, as well as analytical examination, can take place across academic borders.