Moving Pictures and Photoplays: New Perspectives in Silent Cinema. Postgraduate Conference

‘Moving Pictures and Photoplays: New Perspectives in Silent Cinema’ is a 2 day conference designed to bring together postgraduate researchers working on any aspect relating to silent cinema and film industry of the silent period. It will take place on the 18th and 19th of June 2015. As organisers, we welcome papers on all the aspects of silent cinema. Possible topics can include (but are by no means limited to) national cinemas, practices of cinema exhibition, star studies, technologies of silent film, aesthetics, film magazine and fan cultures. Postgraduate attendees will be able to build links with other institutions. The event is aimed at opening the exchange of knowledge and forging future academic relationships between WRoCAH and non-WRoCAH funded students. The conference will give new researchers an outlet to share their expertise, as well as providing them with an opportunity to network.

Awarded

£ 5718

Lead Student

Agata Frymus, York

Other student organisers

Fiona Keenan, York