City (as) Archive symposium June 8th 2017

“THE CITY (AS) ARCHIVE”:

The Sheffield Centre for Research in Film (SCRIF)

and The Centre for Archival Practices (CAP)

Joint Symposium

Thursday 8th June 2017 9.30am-3.30pm

The University of Sheffield, Humanities Research Institute

 

9.30-10am                            Arrival and Registration

10am-11am             Keynote Speaker:  Prof. Owen Evans (Edgehill University)

‘Berlin, Palimpsests of a Great City’

 

11am-12pm                 Panel 1 (Chair: Jonathan Rayner)

 

  1. The Palimpsestic City:  Prof Sue Vice and Dr David Forrest (University of Sheffield)

 

  1. The Australian City as Gothic Archive: The Last Wave and Heat Wave:  Dr Jonathan Rayner (University of Sheffield)

 

12pm-1pm                                     Lunch

 

1pm-3pm                     Panel 2: (Chair: Julia Dobson)

 

  1. Going to the Gaumont: Programming and Attendance at the Gaumont Cinema, Sheffield 1947-1958: Dr Sheldon Hall (Sheffield Hallam University)

 

  1. Geographies of the Ersatz: Authenticity and the European city in HBO’s Game of Thrones: Daniel Clarke (University of Sheffield)

 

  1. Handbags, Sex and Death – Prostitution in Contemporary East Asian cinematic urban space: Dr Kate Taylor-Smith (University of Sheffield)

 

3pm                                                    Plenary Discussion

 

3.30pm                                              Close