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>The electronic journal www.post-scriptum.org is is inviting =
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>Deadline for one-page proposal : 1 December 2003
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>Questions of the production and the reception of European cinema
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>Under the Editorship of Delphine B=E9n=E9zet and Vincent Bouchard
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>After more than a century of cinematic production, Europe remains one of =
>the main centres of this activity. In the context of globalization in =
>which hybridisation is legion, what is happening in film?
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>After theorists such as Benedict Anderson and Mich=E8le Lagny have =
>questioned the idea of national cinema, is it still possible to think of =
>each country's cinema in independent terms? Does any coherence exist in =
>European cinematic production? To what extent can common denominators be =
>defined for this work? Is it possible, for instance, to constitute a =
>homogeneous aesthetic pole in opposition to North American cinema, or to =
>other forms of film elsewhere in the world?
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>On the other hand, European film has spread throughout the world. What =
>kinds of hybrids does such cultural m=E9tissage produce? Are these =
>examples of fruitful cooperation between other cinematic traditions, or =
>rather of cultural imperialism?
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>For its fourth issue, Post-Scriptum.ORG proposes reflections on the =
>production and reception of European cinema. What is particular to =
>cinema in Europe, to cinema and Europe, and to cinema that speaks of =
>Europe? What stakes come to light in Europe, whether economic or =
>cultural, when one looks at the techniques that make and transform =
>cinema?
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>This reflection may include the following topics:
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>Europeans and film; culture and cinema in Europe; positioning national =
>cinema in Europe; cinematic politics in Europe; Hybridisation of film =
>from Europe and the Americas; European cultural hegemony in film, etc.
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>You are invited to send a one-page proposal by 1 December 2003.
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>A conference on this topic will take place on Friday 30 January 2004 at =
>the Universit=E9 de Montr=E9al: please indicate in your proposal whether =
>you wish to participate in the conference.
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>The articles are due on 28 February 2004, for publication in Spring =
>2004.
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>Languages of publication: English and French
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>Contacts: [log in to unmask] and [log in to unmask]
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