SCRIF research seminars 2016

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
Sheffield  5-7pm.



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.’

Research ‘Shorts’ Event 13/11/ 2013

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 ( and Jonathan Rayner ( by Friday 11th October 2013.