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SISTERS! – Proposal Extension & Keynote Announcement

Women and the Silent Screen – Eye International Conference

We are proud to announce the names of the keynote speakers:

Prof. Jaqueline Stewart: a professor at the Department of Cinema and Media Studies of the University of Chicago, her research and teaching explore African American film cultures from the origins of the medium to the present. Stewart’s research topics also include the archiving and preservation of moving images, and “orphan” media histories, including nontheatrical, amateur, and activist film and video.

Dr. Annette Förster: a media historian and film curator who specializes in women in film history. Förster was among the initiators of the first Women and the Silent Screen Conference which took place in Utrecht in 1999. Her acclaimed book Women in the Silent Cinema. Histories of Fame and Fate (Amsterdam University Press) was published in 2017.

Extension of deadline:
The deadline for the call for proposals has been extended to 7th December 10:00 am (CET). The committee looks forward to receiving your proposals at conference@eyefilm.nl.

More information on the CfP here: https://www.eyefilm.nl/en/call-for-papers-eye-international-conference-2019

20 November 2018, rradema