[csaa-forum] Southern Screens Symposium 12 & 13 November 2013 Curtin University

Antonio Traverso A.Traverso at curtin.edu.au
Thu Oct 17 08:30:32 CST 2013

Southern Screens Symposium
Transnational zones and transcultural histories on the screens of the South

12 & 13 November 2013
BankWest Theatre, Curtin Art Gallery
Curtin University
Perth, Western Australia


ARGENTINA: Mirta Varela (Universidad de Buenos Aires)
AUSTRALIA: Mick Broderick (Murdoch), John Hartley (Curtin), Martin Mhando (Murdoch), Suvendrini Perera (Curtin), Juan Salazar (UWS), Kim Scott (Curtin), Deane Williams (Monash)
CHILE: Carlos Flores (Universidad de Chile)
NEW ZEALAND: Walescka Pino-Ojeda (University of Auckland)
SOUTH AFRICA: Keyan Tomaselli (University of KwaZulu-Natal)
Every day hundreds of people travel back and forth between southern countries, including Australia, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, New Zealand, and South Africa; and with people travel culture, experiences, memories and images. The Southern Screens project takes on a transversal South-South approach to the study of visual culture in transnational, transcultural and geopolitical contexts. It seeks to create conditions for the generation, sharing and circulation of new knowledge that is both southern and about the South as a specific kind of material and imaginary territory (or territories). It does so through the study of the southern hemisphere's screen cultures, addressing the broad spectrum of cultural expression in both traditional and new screen media, including film, television, video, digital, interactive, and online and portable technologies. Southern countries scholars contribute to this bilingual (English and Spanish), interdisciplinary symposium, addressing the theme 'Transnational zones and transcultural histories on the screens of the South' through applications of media studies, cultural studies and social science methodologies to discussions of screen culture.

School of Media, Culture & Creative Arts
Faculty of Humanities
The Centre for Culture & Technology (CCAT)
Curtin University

Antonio Traverso
a.traverso at curtin.edu.au


Attendance is free of charge. Registration is essential and can be either for one or both days. Numbers are limited. Morning/afternoon tea and lunch will be provided.

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