Symposium Program

Hispanic Cinema Studies Now - A One-Day Symposium







Brown University

Department of Hispanic Studies

Rochambeau House, 84 Prospect St

Friday May 2, 2014

9:15 Coffee and pastries available

10:00 Opening remarks

10:15 – 11:45 Conditions of Production

-Susan Martin Márquez, "Film Work, Factory Work: Transatlantic Exchange and 'Revolutionary' Revisions of Film Production and Reception"

-Paul Julian Smith,  "The Audiovisual Field in Spain: Dispossession and Maladjusted Expectations"

11:45 Coffee/break

12:00-1:30 Transnational Approaches

-Marvin D'Lugo, "Spanish Trans-Border Musical Narratives: the Case of Chico y Rita"

-Jordi Marí, "Tracing the Borders of Contemporary Spanish Horror"

1:30 Lunch provided for participants and attendees (with RSVP)

3:15 – 4:45 Sensory Readings 

-Jo Labanyi, "Cinema and the Senses: Almodóvar's Volver"

-Kathleen Vernon, "Un/making Strange: Sound in the Films of Isabel Coixet and Lucrecia Martel"

4:45 Coffee/break

5:00 Final Roundtable, reception to follow