Symposium | Penn-Concordia

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 9:00am - Friday, September 15, 2017 - 9:00am

Counterpublics | The Concordia-Penn Graduate Student Conference


Thursday, September 14 | Slought, 4017 Walnut Street, Philadelphia

A program of short films exploring the visual geopolitics of oceans:
Forensic Oceanography, Emilija Škarnulytė, Ayesha Hameed, Filipa César and Louis Henderson.

5:30-6:30pm | Opening Reception

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Friday, September 15 | 401 Fisher-Bennett Hall, Penn campus

9am | Breakfast (135 Fisher-Bennett Hall)

10am-12pm | Panel 1 | Moderator: Shawn Worthington

Patrick Brodie
(Concordia) | Seeing Ghosts: Media Infrastructures and Built Space in Post-Crisis Ireland

Orchid Tierney
(Penn) | The Necropastoral and the City

Patrick Brian Smith
(Concordia) | Capturing neo-capitalism: the spatio-political aesthetic of Thomas Kneubühler’s Land Claim project

Megan Genovese
(Penn) | Fandom’s "den of filth": Community-production and kink memes

Philipp Dominik Keidl
(Concordia) | How Star Wars Became Museological: Transmedia storytelling, Themed-Exhibitions and Museum 'Fanagement' (written with Beatriz Bartolomé Herrera)

12-1:30pm | Lunch (135 Fisher-Bennett Hall)

1:30-3:30pm | Panel 2 | Moderator: Eleni Palis

Lola Rémy
(Concordia) | Decolonizing Space: Indigenous Counter-Mapping in Documentary Cinema

Iggy Cortez
(Penn) | Aesthetics of Rhythmic Attunement

Joaquín Serpe
(Concordia) | Constructing an Alternative Modernity: Global Continuities and Local Resistance in Public Argentine Broadcasting during the Kirchner Years

Joseph Coppola
(Penn) | Black Cast Sound Films

4-5pm | Keynote

Haiddee Wasson
(Concordia) | The Flexible Apparatus: Portable Cinema and the Expanded Film Show
Introduction by Will Schmenner

5-6:30pm | Closing Reception (135 Fisher-Bennett Hall)


Conference participants during lunch break


Cinema Studies Program
209A Fisher-Bennett Hall ⋅ 3340 Walnut Street ⋅ Philadelphia, PA 19104 ⋅ (215) 898-8782