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Documentary Film and Psychoanalysis Conference - UCL Film Studies

Publication date: Feb 11, 2013 4:51:01 PM

Start: May 4, 2013 9:00:00 AM
End: May 4, 2013 5:00:00 PM

UCL Cruciform Building
Gower St
London  WC1E 6BT

www.ucl.ac.uk/find-us

Documentary Film and Psychoanalysis Conference: From Observation to Après-coup.

In the spirit of interdisciplinary research, this conference aims to develop connections between the two fields through conversations between psychoanalysts, documentary filmmakers and film theorists.

Keynote speaker:

  • Prof. Michael Renov (Professor of critical studies, University of Southern California) Author, The Subject of Documentary (2004) and Hollywood's Wartime Woman: Representation and Ideology (1988); Editor, Theorizing Documentary (1993); Co-editor, Collecting Visible Evidence (1999), a collection of essays on documentary studies; and Resolutions: Contemporary Video Practices (1996); Series editor, Visible Evidence book series (1997)

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The day will include documentary film screenings, paper presentations and panel discussions with:

  • Dr. Lesley Caldwell (UCL) chair
  • Prof. Elizabeth Cowie (University of Kent)
  • Gareth Evans (Film Curator, Whitechapel Gallery)
  • Prof. Stephen Hart (UCL) chair
  • Beth Miller (Child Psychotherapist and film maker)
  • Dr. Agnieszka Piotrowska (University of Bedfordshire)
  • Amy Rose (Documentary film maker)
  • Dr. Janine Sternberg (Child Psychotherapist)
  • Megan Virtue (Psychoanalyst, UCL)

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The conference is supported by UCL's Film Studies Department, Robert's Skills Funding, FIGS Funding and Graduate School

The event is free but booking is essential:  http://documentaryfilmandpsychoanalysis.eventbrite.co.uk/

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