Conference Report: Women & the Silent Screen, Amsterdam (May 2019)

Christine Gledhill looks back on last year's Women & The Silent Screen conference held at the Eye Film Museum in Amsterdam in May 2019. Holed up in my attic during the current pandemic gives me time to look back over notes taken at last May’s Women and the Silent Screen conference, hosted by the Eye … Continue reading Conference Report: Women & the Silent Screen, Amsterdam (May 2019)

Dates announced for the 11th Women and the Silent Screen Conference

Women & Film History International and the Columbia School for the Arts have announced tentative dates for the 11th Women and the Silent Screen Conference. The conference, will likely be held June 2 - 6, 2021 at Columbia University in New York City with the topic Women, World Cinema, and Migration. Screenings and events will … Continue reading Dates announced for the 11th Women and the Silent Screen Conference

Moving Pictures and Photoplays: New Perspectives in Silent Cinema

Postgraduate Conference 18th - 19th June Department of Theatre, Film and Television University of York The conference programme for Moving Pictures and Photoplays: New Perspectives in Silent Cinema, a postgraduate conference to be held at the University of York on 18th and 19th June 2015, is now live. Full details can be found online here: https://movingpicturesphotoplays.wordpress.com/programme/.  Registration … Continue reading Moving Pictures and Photoplays: New Perspectives in Silent Cinema

CfP: Moving Pictures and Photoplays: New Perspectives on Silent Cinema Conference

Postgraduate Conference Moving Pictures and Photoplays: New Perspectives on Silent Keynote speakers: Jennifer M. Bean (University of Washington, US) Stefania Serafin (Aalborg University, Copenhagen)​ The conference organisers welcome proposals for papers on any aspect relating to silent cinema and film industry of the silent period. Possible topics can include, but are by no means limited … Continue reading CfP: Moving Pictures and Photoplays: New Perspectives on Silent Cinema Conference

Women and the Silent Screen VII: Performance and the Emotions

Melbourne, Australia: Sun 29 Sept–Wed 2 Oct 2013 by Jill Julius Matthews Australia is a long way from the heartlands of silent cinema research in Europe and North America. To my knowledge there are no dedicated silent film courses taught in any of its thirty-six universities. Silent film itself has a small and enthusiastic following, … Continue reading Women and the Silent Screen VII: Performance and the Emotions