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Film and Screen Studies Research Seminars

Film and Screen Studies Research Seminar Series

All events begin at 4.15pm and will be held via zoom.  To register please email  Spaces may be limited. A zoom link will be sent to you in advance of the meeting. Please arrive in the zoom early so that you can be admitted from the waiting room in time for the event to start. 

Michaelmas Term 2020

Lent Term 2021

Michaelmas term 2020

14 October

Davina Quinlivan, Kingston University

‘Shedding a filmic skin?: Embodied practices, Female Subjectivity and Reparative Pleasure in the Films of Joanna Hogg’


4 November

Kirsty Dootson, University of St. Andrew’s/Newnham College

‘Technicolor in India: Jhansi Ki Rani and the politics of printing’


11 November

Caroline Bassett, Cambridge Digital Humanities, University of Cambridge

‘Anti-Thesis 100: Cyberfeminism, Digital Art, Net Politics’

this event co-sponsored by Cambridge Digital Humanities


2 December

PhD Showcase

featuring presentations from Evelyn Whorall-Campbell, Alex Grieve, Tomasz Hollanek, Geiste Kincinaityte and Hannah Parlett.


Lent term 2021

3 February

Seb Franklin (Kings College London)

‘The Informatics of Value: Intellectual Workers and Street Nuisances, 1864’

this event is co-sponsored with Cambridge Digital Humanities


24 February

Elena Gorfinkel (Kings College London) and John David Rhodes (Cambridge)

‘The Cinematic Prop: Between Expressivity and Instrumentality’


3 March

Catherine O’Rawe (University of Bristol)

‘The Non-Professional Child Actor in Postwar Italian Cinema: Race, Performance, and Neorealism’

this is event is co-sponsored with Italian


10 March

Lee Grieveson (University College London)

‘The Prediction Machines of Government and Empire’