Sheffield Centre for Research in Film – Seminars semester 2 2016
Presentations take place in room G.03, Jessop West (ground floor), University of Sheffield, Upper Hanover Street
12th May – Julia Dobson (French): Combined SCRIF and French research seminar
‘Girl/hood: Spaces of Negotiation and Performance in Sciamma’s Bande de Filles/Girlhood (2014)’
19th May – Kate Taylor-Jones (East Asian Studies):
‘Girlhood Interrupted: Gender, Film Propaganda and Imperial Japan’
2nd June – SCRIF PGR Windows on Research:
Presentations by PhD students Jack Cortvriend (Contemporary British Realist Cinema), Rachel Hughes (Barry Hines Archive) and Maryam Jameela (Intersectional Representations of Desi Women post 9/11)
POSTPONED until Autumn 2016
2nd June – Nick Hodgin (Germanic Studies)
‘Joris Ivens as proto-transnational director’
9th June – Suzanne Speidel (Sheffield Hallam University):
‘Merchant Ivory Adaptations: ‘Actually I don’t think he’d say this…’: the work-in-progress
screenplays of A Room with a View, Maurice and Howards End.’
An edited collection Mapping Cinematic Norths (Dobson and Rayner eds) arising from the SCRIF 2014 conference will be published in 2015
SCRIF events in 2015 will centre on questions of film history, heritage and archive. Details of research talks will be posted soon.
SCRIF Research ‘Shorts’ event – Wednesday 13th November 2013 in the HRI 1-4pm.
> Calling all those working in / on / through film to offer a short (10 minute) presentation on their on current research, work in progress or future plans
The event aims to identify themes, convergences and coincidences across the Centre membership. This will also be an important opportunity for introductions to each others’ work, for members
> from across the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and beyond. We will consider responses to pending funding opportunities and build in time for more general discussion of potential activities of the centre
Please forward proposals for 10 minute presentations to Julia Dobson (J.email@example.com) and Jonathan Rayner (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Friday 11th October 2013.
Here we will display details of new developments, research activities and projects underway within the Centre.