The Conference Program

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Notice: All panels will be held in San Ignacio Hall (Calle Amapolas, Nº3) in either the Auditorium (left hand side of main entrance) or Room B (second floor by English counting; primera planta by Spanish counting)

FRIDAY 23 OCTOBER

Registration : 10:00—10:45 (San Ignacio Hall Foyer, by Auditorium Door)

Session Nº1 : 10:45—12:00 : Keynote Speaker (Auditorium)

Introduction to the Campus: Anne McCabe, Dean of Arts & Sciences, Saint Louis University—Madrid Campus, Spain

Introduction to the Conference: Brian Michael Goss, Saint Louis University—Madrid Campus, Spain

Introduction of Keynote Speaker: Cristina Martínez-Carazo University of California at Davis, USA

Keynote Address: Núria Triana Toribio, University of Kent, UK: “Awards Culture: Spanish Cinema and the Rise of the Prize”

Session Nº2 : 12:15—13:10 : Featured Speaker (Auditorium)

Introduction of Featured Speaker: Christopher Chavez, University of Oregon, USA

Featured Speaker: Janet Wasko, University of Oregon, USA: “Cinema and Money: The Hollywood Model”

Lunch 13:10—14:15

Session Nº3A : “Nations / Transnations” : 14:15—15:30 (Room B)

Chair: Brian Michael Goss, Saint Louis University—Madrid Campus, Spain

Christopher Chavez, University of Oregon, USA: “The New ‘Good Neighbor’s Policy’: Disney and the Cultivation of the Latin American Market”

Cristina Martínez-Carazo, University of California at Davis, USA: “Transnationality and Spanish Cinema: A Typology”

Thomas Wiedemann, University of Munich, Germany: “Movie Directors in Germany: Structure and Logic of a Heteronomous Field of Cultural Production”

Session Nº3B : “España” : 14:15—15:30 (Auditorium)

Chair: Cary Barney, Saint Louis University—Madrid Campus, Spain

Javier Jurado, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain: “Prize policies and the contradictory image of the New Spain (1964-1976)”

Miren Manias-Muñoz,University of the Basque Country, Spain: “The impact of the San Sebastian Film Festival to the case of Loreak (2014)”

Pamela Rolfe, Saint Louis University—Madrid Campus, Spain: “Spain’s Film Industry: Beyond Buzz Words”

Rosana Vivar, University of Granada, Spain: “Cinephilia takes the streets: a cinephile’s uprising at Gijón International Film Festival/FICXixón”

Session Nº4 : “Identities & Auteurs” : 15:45—17:00 (Auditorium)

Chair: Christopher Chavez, University of Oregon, USA

Marcus Anthony Brock, Stonybrook University, USA: “Possibility Models & Heroes: Equalizing Some of Us, Sensationalizing the Sum of Us”

Brian Michael Goss, Saint Louis University—Madrid Campus, Spain: “Tourists, Travellers, Vagabonds: An Auteur Analysis of Michael Winterbottom’s Road Movies”

Adrián Gras-Velázquez, Swarthmore College, USA: “The Representation of Same-Sex Relationships in Spanish Film and the Case of ‘Reinas’ (2005): Celebrating Marriage?”

Ramachandran Ponnan, Taylors University, Malaysia: “Mistaken Asian Film: Genre, Auteur and Persona of P.Ramlee”

SATURDAY 24 OCTOBER

Session Nº5 : “Artistry & Imagery” : 10:30—11:45 (Auditorium)

Chair: Maria Teresa González Mínguez, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Spain

Vanessa Ciccone, University of Oregon, USA: “Perception and Special Effects: An inquiry into effectiveness: CGI special effects vs. practical effects”

Bryan Sebok & Peter Christenson, Lewis & Clark College, USA: “Musicality in Contemporary Hollywood Cinema”

Precious Vida Yamaguchi, University of Southern Oregon, USA: “‘Walt Disney Picture Presents…’: An In-Depth Interview with the Voice of Disney Trailers”

Yingfan Zhang, Suffolk County Community College, USA: “The Change of Figure and Ground on the Media Landscape”

Session Nº6 : “New Media & Its Discontents” : 12:00—13:15 (Auditorium)

Chair: Pamela Rolfe, Saint Louis University—Madrid Campus, Spain

Ruth Palmer, IE University, Spain: “‘Making the news’ and spoiled identity, then and now”

Alicia Parras, University Complutense of Madrid, Spain: “Snapchat, or the vanishing media”

Joan Pedro, Saint Louis University–Madrid Campus, Spain: “Towards a Pluralist Epistemological Approach to the Study of New Media”

Carmen Spanò, University of Auckland, New Zealand: “Emerging dynamics in audiences’ mobile consumption of trans-media products: the cases Game of Thrones and Mad Men as a comparative study between Italy and New Zealand”

Lunch (13:15—14:30)

Session Nº7 : “Text & Theory” : 14:30—15:45 (Auditorium)

Chair: Joan Pedro, Saint Louis University—Madrid Campus, Spain

Dilara Bostan & Mesut Bostan, Marmara Üniversitesi, Turkey: “Postmodern Ethics in Cinema: Ethics of Contemporary Fairy Tale Adaptations in Hollywood”

Mary Rachel Gould, Saint Louis University, USA: “Visions of Classrooms without Walls: Documentary Film and Democratizing Pedagogy”

Begoña Gutiérrez Martínez, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain: “Intertextuality in Mad Men: traces of Hitchcock in the contemporary screen”

Cameron McCarthy, University of Illinois at Urbana, USA: “Burnished Ornamentalism: Making Sense of History, Iconography and the Visual Cultural Practices of Postcolonial Elite Schools in Globalizing Circumstances”

Session Nº8 : “Case Studies” : 16:00—17:15 (Auditorium)

Chair: Cameron McCarthy, University of Illinois at Urbana, USA

María Teresa González Mínguez, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Spain: “The Regency Period and Timeless Concerns in Joe Wright’s 2005 Pride and Prejudice.

Jaime López Díez, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain: “The Mother-child relationship in Bayona’s The Orphanage

Violeta Martínez Alcañiz, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain: “Nostalgia for silent cinema: the success of The Artist

Forum Mithani, University of London: “‘Shining’ Examples for the Twenty-First Century? The ‘Glorification’ of Unmarried Mothers in Japanese Visual Media”

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