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>From: Deborah Mellamphy <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Image, Identity and Culture in 
>Narrative and Documentary Cinema (Ireland) 
>(1/24/07; 3/30/07-3/31/07)
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>Image, Identity and Culture in Narrative and
>Documentary Cinema
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>Visual and narrative strategies in the representation
>of culture and identity
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>A Postgraduate Film Studies Symposium
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>March 30th/ 31st 2007
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>University College Cork, Ireland
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>CALL FOR PAPERS
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>Abstracts are invited for a film studies symposium on
>aspects of contemporary narrative and documentary
>film. The nature of the cinematic medium grants
>filmmakers a power to portray cultures and to reflect
>identities through the audiovisual image. How is
>cinema used as an effective tool of investigation to
>represent certain realities, and certain identities,
>to domestic and international audiences?
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>Areas of investigation might include:
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>-              Representations of
>masculinity/femininity
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>-              Body and gender
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>-              Liminal identities
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>-              Race and ethnicity; regional, national,
>trans-national identities
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>-              Philosophy in, and of film ñ
>philosophical reflections on the medium & aspects of
>the medium
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>Confirmed Key Note Speaker:
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>Professor Stella Bruzzi, University of Warwick (author
>of New Documentary, Bringing Up Daddy: Fatherhood and
>Masculinity in Postwar Hollywood)
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>Organisers:                       
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>Daniel Deasy                                         
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>Aoife Healy                                          
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>Deborah Mellamphy                         
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>Stefano Odorico                                      
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>Sarah-May OíSullivan                   
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>Nicole Sigl                                          
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>More information, including details of key note
>speakers, venues etc. will shortly be available at
>http://www.ucc.ie/filmstudies/pgsymposium.html
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>Please send abstracts (250/300words) for proposed 20
>minute paper, and a short biography, to the organisers
>at  [log in to unmask]  and [log in to unmask]
>by Wednesday Jan 24th 2007.
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