2017 Programme

09:30 – 10:00 Registration

10:00 – 10:15 Welcome from the Symposium Organising Committee

10:15 – 11:15 Keynote and Q&A with Barbara Klinger (Provost Professr Emerita in The Media School at Indiana University).

11:15 – 11:30 Break

11:30 – 12:30 ‘A Singalong Zombie Opera: Transgressing Boundaries of Taste, Space and TIme in Cinematic Audience Pleasures’ Featuring: Featuring: Helen W. Kennedy (University of Brighton), Joseph Attard (King’s College london) and Richard McCulloch (University of Huddersfield). Panel chaierd by Jane Arthurs (Middlesex University).

12:30 – 13:15 ‘Picnics, Cemeteries and the Seaside: Community and Place Mkaing in Alternative Spaces of Cinema Exhibition’ Featuring: Lavinia Brydon (University of Kent) and Olu Jenzen (University of Brighton) and Emma Pett (Univesity of East Anglia). Panel chaired by Frank Gray (University of Brighton).

13:15 – 14:00 – Lunch break

14:00 – 14:20Live Cinema in the EU with Lisa Brook (Live Cinema UK)

14:20 – 15:00 ‘Film Festivals: Cultures, Aesthetics and Politics’ Featuring: María Antonia Vélez Serna (Universty of Stirling), Rosana Vivar (Saint Louis University Madrid), and Nia Edwards-Behi (Abertoir Horror Festival & Wales’ National Horror Festival). Roundtable discussion chaired by Paul McDonald (King’s College London).

15:00 – 15:15 – Break

15:15 – 16:15‘Immersive Performance and Sensorially Augmented Spectatorship: Innovations in Research and Practice’ Featuring: Josephine Machon (Middlesex University), Marie McCarthy (Omnibus Theatre Company), Sarah Atkinson (King’s College London) and Matthew Jones (De Montfort University). A panel debate chaired by Tom Brown (King’s College London).

16:15 – 16:45 – Concluding remarks and close