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  “Translocality, Remediation, and the Vernacular: Teochew Opera Film in the 1950s and 1960s.” The 2017 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference
  1 SCMS CHICAGO 2017 CONFERENCE PROGRAM   PRELIMINARY DRAFT   Please review the preliminary draft of the 2017 Chicago Conference Program and send your minor corrections or changes (affiliation, order of presentations, formatting issues or spelling corrections) to scms-office@ou.edu by  Monday, January 2, 2017 at 5 pm CST . To look up author names select the Find button on the toolbar and enter the author's name in the search box and return. You can also use Ctrl + F to locate the author's name. NOTE:   •   SCMS cannot accommodate requests for changes to the scheduled day or time of any panel or workshop. •   Corrections will not be made to the preliminary draft. Corrections will be included in the final printed program that will be available at the conference.   •   Open-call panel chair assignments are not final.   •   Due to possible changes in room assignments, room numbers will only be included in the final program.   REGISTRATION Conference presenters who have not become members and paid the conference registration fee by  Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 5 pm CST will be deleted from the final printed program. To register, please visit http://www.cmstudies.org/?page=conf_registration   Members (who are not presenting) and guests are also welcome to register on-site for the conference. The registration desk will be open Tuesday, March 21: 4 pm - 6 pm Wednesday, March 22: 8 am - 5 pm Thursday, March 23: 8 am - 5 pm Friday, March 24: 8 am - 10:45 am; 12:15 pm - 4 pm Saturday, March 25: 8 am - 5 pm Sunday, March 26: 8:30 am - 12:00 noon NOTE: On Friday, March 24, the registration desk will be closed from 10:45 am to 12:15 pm for the Members’ Business Meeting, and will close at 4 pm for the Awards Ceremony and Reception. Conference attendees will not be able to pick up their registration materials or register on site during this time.  CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY    All cancellation notifications and requests for conference registration refunds must be submitted online by Friday, February 24, 2017 at 5 pm CST . No cancellations by phone or email .   Conference registration refunds will be processed at 80% of the amount paid. http://www.cmstudies.org/?page=conf_cancellation (Use this link if you haven't paid the registration fee)   https://cmstudies.site-ym.com/?registration_refund (Use this link if you have paid the registration fee)   SCHEDULE OF EVENTS AT A GLANCE Wednesday, March 22, 2017 10 am - 11:45 am Session A   12 noon - 1:45 pm Session B   2 pm - 3:45 pm Session C   4 pm - 5:45 pm Session D   6 pm - 7:45 pm Session E   Thursday, March 23, 2017 9 am - 10:45 am Session F   11 am - 12:45 pm Session G    2 1 pm - 2:45 pm Session H   3 pm - 4:45 pm Session I   5 pm - 6:45 pm Session J   Friday, March 24, 2017 9 am - 10:45 am Session K   12:15 pm - 2 pm Session L   2:15 pm – 4 pm Session M   Saturday, March 25, 2017 9 am - 10:45 am Session N   11 am - 12:45 pm Session O   1 pm - 2:45 pm Session P   3 pm - 4:45 pm Session Q   5 pm - 6:45 pm Session R   Sunday, March 26, 2017 9 am - 10:45 am Session S   11 am - 12:45 pm Session T   1 pm - 2:45 pm Session U   3 pm - 4:45 pm Session V   EVENTS Event information accurate as of 12/20/16. As events are still being organized, details are subject to change. Information provided here is to help you schedule your time at the conference. Screening and Q&A: Living Thinkers: An Autobiography of Black Women in the Ivory Tower    DePaul University, 14 E. Jackson Blvd., Daley Building, LL 102   Wednesday, March 22   7 pm   Independent filmmaker and video installation artist Roxana Walker-Canton has gathered interviews with over one hundred black women professors and administrators across the United States, to provide a kaleidoscope of experiences documenting issues surrounding racial identity, race, class, gender roles, and education. The screening will be followed by a question and answer with the director. Sponsored by Black Caucus; Caucus on Class; Latino/a Caucus; Women’s Caucus; Media Literacy and Pedagogical Outreach SIG; and SCMS Listening to History: Sound, Memory, and Preservation in the Digital Age   Fairmont Chicago   Wednesday, March 22   8 pm This roundtable brings together leading representatives from noncommercial media industry groups to discuss the step-by-step processes involved in sound historical memory work. In an interactive format that includes screenings from each institution’s work, representatives from NPR, Smithsonian Folklife, Library of Congress, and the Studs Terkel Archive in Chicago talk about how historical media circulates. Sponsored by Media Literacy and Pedagogical Outreach SIG; Nontheatrical Media Studies SIG; Radio Studies SIG; Sound Studies SIG; Media Archives Standing Committee; and SCMS Collective Action in 2017: Responding to Hate, Disenfranchisement, and the Loss of the Commons   Fairmont Chicago Wednesday, March 22 9 pm  3 This event includes brief presentations by  Anna Everett, Black Caucus (University of California, Santa Barbara) Samhita Sunya, Middle East Caucus (Rice University) Hector Amaya, Latino/a Caucus (University of Virginia) Richard Cante, Queer Caucus (University of North Carolina) Maureen Turim, (University of Florida) Hunter Vaughn, (Oakland University) In addition, presenters will also share brief synopses of related projects by Alex Juhasz, Javier Ramirez, Carol Vernallis, and other SCMS members. Caucus/SIG Open House   Fairmont Chicago   Thursday, March 23   11 am SCMS members, particularly new members, are encouraged to attend this open house to learn about the various caucuses and scholarly interest groups, their areas of focus, and their planned conference and year-round activities. Graduate Student Organization Reception   Fairmont Chicago   Thursday, March 23   7 pm  All graduate student members are invited to meet, mingle, and network at the Graduate Student Happy Hour. Take a break from an otherwise very busy conference and get to know the next generation of media scholars.  An Evening at the Leather Archives & Museum   Leather Archives & Museum, 6418 N. Greenview Avenue, Chicago   Thursday, March 23   7 pm    An Evening at the Leather Archives & Museum  features a screening of selections from the holdings of the archive, which focuses on the leather, kink and fetish lifestyles. Ryan Patrick Powell (Indiana University) will curate a representative program of material with Jakob VanLammeren of the Leather Archives & Museum with an eye toward encouraging use of the archive on the part of media scholars. Sponsored by Adult Film History SIG and SCMS Migrations and Mediations: The Politics of Movement    DePaul University CDM Auditorium, 14 E. Jackson Blvd., Basement LL 105   Thursday, March 23   7:30 pm Inspired by Chicago’s status as a hub for migration, this event explores mediatized representations of the movement and dispersal—voluntary or forced—of populations across the world. The event brings together experimental media and screen practices that articulate the post-cinematic—how film appears ubiquitous in the museum and on the street, on planes and in cars, and across new digital communication platforms—with inquiries into the movement of people, commodities, ideas, and cultures. Sponsored by Latino/a Caucus; Middle East Caucus; Documentary Studies SIG; Experimental Film and Media SIG; French and Francophone SIG; Transnational Cinemas SIG; Urbanism, Geography, and Architecture SIG; and SCMS   Members’ Business Meeting   Fairmont Chicago   Friday, March 24    4 11 am  All SCMS members are encouraged to attend the annual Members’ Business Meeting to learn more about SCMS and current strategic planning processes. Members will also meet the officers and Board members, and the leadership of the SCMS Caucuses and Scholarly Interest Groups. Awards Ceremony   Fairmont Chicago Friday, March 24   4:15 pm   Reception   Mid-America Club, Aon Center    Friday, March 24  5:45 pm   Host Committee Event   Saturday, March 25  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Chicago Shorts Charlie Chaplin Auditorium, Essanay Studios, 1345 W. Argyle Street This anthology screening offers a look into Chicago’s rich media production history, showcasing short films produced by the city’s diverse community of filmmakers. Film projection will be provided by James Bond of Full Aperture Systems. The event venue is Essanay Studios, the former home of the Essanay Film Manufacturing Company, a studio founded in 1907 and perhaps best known for its 1915 Chaplin comedies. 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm  After Party Replay Bar – Food, Drink and Vintage Video Arcade Games 5358 N. Clark Street Join fellow conference attendees for cocktails, food and vintage arcade games at Replay in Andersonville, just a short walk from Essanay Studios. PROGRAM SESSIONS   Wednesday, March 22, 2017 10:00 am - 11:45 am (Session A) A1:  Navigating the Past: Excavation, Archiving, and Memory Chair:  Sophie Saint-Just (Williams College)   !  Justin Morris (University of Toronto), " Join the Dodge Rebellion!  :   Serializing Nostalgia in 1960s Television  Advertising"   !  Monica Filimon (Kingsborough Community College, CUNY), "Buried Boxes: The Absurd as a Means of Working through the Past in Corneliu Porumboiu’s The Treasure  (2015)"   !  Sophie Saint-Just (Williams College), "Afro-futurist Guadeloupean Dystopia: Archiving Historical Memory in Janluk Stanislas’s Trafik d’info  (2005)"   !  Celia Vara (Concordia University), "Engaging the Self through Visual: An Audiovisual Piece in Process about Fina Miralles’s Performance Work"   A2:  Nationhood and Collaboration in Transnational Media Culture Chair:  Michael Laramee (Lasell College)   !  Michelle Baroody (University of Minnesota), "Politics and Programming the Festival: The Place of Levity and Experiment in Arab Cinema"   !  Olof Hedling (Lund University), "On Present European Co-production Practices through the Prism of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo  (2009)"    5 !  Michael Laramee (Lasell College), "Tunde Kelani, Sawooride , and a Model of Pedagogically Intersecting Nollywood with Intergenerational Learning"   !  Jesse Cumming (York University), "Back and Forth: Experimental Video Art in Vancouver and Tokyo in the 1970s"   A3:  Screening Race: Cinemas of Difference and Identity Chair:  Oliver Speck (Virginia Commonwealth University)   !  Leila Estes (University of Florida), "Passing as Transnational Trope: Basil Dearden’s Sapphire "   !  Oliver Speck (Virginia Commonwealth University), "Absolute Possession: Representations of Black Captivity in Cinema"   !  Michele Beverly (Mercer University), "‘Blackness Is a Void’: The Metaphysical Cinema of Kathleen Collins"   !  Sarah Smyth (University of Southampton), "White Space: Challenging the Racial Construction of the British Period Drama in Amma Asante’s Belle (2014)"   A4:  Global Queer Audience and Reception Chair:  Andrew Davis (Oklahoma State University)   !  Andrew Davis (Oklahoma State University), "Transnational Queer Cinema and Its Audiences: Analyzing Circumstance  and Its Marketing and Reception"   !  Suzi Garcia (University of Michigan), "Don’t Be so Chiflada : An Examination of Raced Camp, Kitsch, and Domesticana  in Ugly Betty   and Monica McClure's Chiflada "   !  Anni Shen (Yale University), "Transnational Adaptations of Kazuo Ishiguro’s  Never Let Me Go "   A5:  Auteurs in Context Chair:  Michael Baumgartner (Cleveland State University)   !  Anthony Coman (University of Florida), "‘A Punch in the Stomach’: CinemaScope and Displeasure in Lola Montès (1955)"   !  Michael Baumgartner (Cleveland State University), "F for Music or the M-Word as Fake: Music in Orson Welles’s Last Completed Film"   !  Amos Stailey-Young (University of Iowa), "Narrative Ecologies: An Environmental Awareness in Agnès Varda’s La Pointe courte  and The Gleaners and I  "   !  Priyadarshini Shanker (New York University), "Chaitanya Tamhane’s Court  : A Brave, New Bombay Cinema!"   A6:  Making Media in “The Chi” Chair:  Racquel Gates (College of Staten Island, CUNY) Workshop Participants:   !  Racquel Gates (College of Staten Island, CUNY)   !  Jeffrey McCune (Washington University in St. Louis)   !  Aymar Christian (Northwestern University)   !  Ricardo Gamboa (New York University)   !  Tiffany Curtis (Professional Actress)   A7:  Inside Out: Technology, Intermediality, Gender, and Sexuality in the Japanese Cinema of Economic Miracle Chair:  Chika Kinoshita (Kyoto University) Respondent:  Dan ONeill (University of California, Berkeley)   !  Yutaka Kubo (Kyoto University), "Why Left Behind?: The Images of Passing Trains and Women in Keisuke Kinoshita’s Films"   !  Chika Kinoshita (Kyoto University), "The Birth of the Fetus and Male Subjectivity: Imaging Technologies, Visual Culture, and the 1960s Japanese Cinema"   !  Yusuke Kataoka (Hitotsubashi University), "The Sound of Occupation: The Sound of the Invisible Airplane and the Image of Pregnant Women in Japanese Atomic Bomb Films"  
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