Doing Women’s Film History Conference, 2011

Below is a list of key speakers, plenary panels and special events, together with a list of panels.

A) 4 X KEYNOTES

1. Debra Zimmerman (Executive Director, Women Make Movies, New York)

2. Margo Harkin (Producer/Director/Writer; Derry Film & Video; Besom Productions; Northern Ireland Film Commission)

3. Monica Dall’Asta (Associate Professor of Film, Photography & Television, University of Bologna; Author, Non solo dive. Pioniere del cinema italiano)
Jane Gaines (Professor of Film, Columbia University; Director Women Film Pioneers Project; Author, Fictioning Histories: Women Film Pioneers, forthcoming)

4. Neepa Majumdar (Pittsburgh University; Author, Wanted, Cultured Ladies Only: Female Stardom in India 1930s-1950s)

B) 3 X PLENARY PANELS

1. Looking Back, Looking Forward: Feminist Film Theory and Women’s Film Practice in Britain, Then and Now

Christine Geraghty (Professor of Film & Television Studies, University of Glasgow; Author, Women and Soap Opera)
Laura Mulvey (Professor of Film Theory, Birkbeck College, London University, London University; feminist filmmaker & writer)
Felicity Sparrow (Founder of Circles; Researcher at Central St Martins College of Art & Design)

2. Thinking from Elsewhere: National Histories: Transnational Research

Sue Harper (Emeritus Professor, University of Portsmouth; author, Women in British Cinema)
Heide Schlüpmann (Emeritus Professor, Goethe Universität, Frankfurt; author, The Uncanny Gaze)
Neepa Majumdar(Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh; Author, Wanted! Cultured Ladies Only: Female Stardom and Cinema in India, 1930s 50 1950s
Karen Alexander (Freelance writer and curator; lecturer at Royal College of Art)

3. Filmmaking as Women’s Work

Debbie Horsfield (Theatre/TV Writer & Producer)
Nadine Marsh-Edwards (Film/TV Producer)
**Kate Kinninmont
 (Chief Executive, WiFT (UK))

C) 3 x SPECIAL EVENTS

1. Film Curation: Screenings as History
Karola Gramman (Kinothek Asta Neilsen, Frankfurt)

2. Music Composition for Silent Film
Natural Causes

3. Introducing SP-ARK: Interactive Archive
Clare Holden (Adventure Pictures/SP-ARK – Sally Potter Archive)

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