Conferences

UPCOMING

“Cinema and the Object World of Modernity: 1. The Tetra Pak.”
Society for Cinema and Media Studies 2018. Toronto. March 14-18, 2018.

 

PAST

2017

“Cinema and the Object World of Modernity: 1. The Tetra Pak.”
Screen Studies Conference 2017. University of Glasgow. June 23-25, 2017.

2016

“From Weimar to Winnipeg: German Expressionism and Guy Maddin.” The Caligari Project: Festival of German Expressionism. Regina, Saskatchewan. October 17, 2016.

“ZooTube: Streaming Animal Life.” Excavating Lives. International AutoBiography Association – World (IABA-World). University of Cyprus. May 26-29, 2016.

“Television, Memory, and Canadian 70s.” Fort Garry Lectures Archives Roundtable. University of Manitoba. May 5, 2016.

“Intimacy and Idiosyncrasy: Cinephilia and the Victorian Moving Image Archive.” Victorian Intimacies. Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada (VSAWC). Winnipeg, Canada. April 22-23, 2016.

2015

“The Time of Zidane.” Archives of/for the Future. Network of European Cinema Studies (NECS). Łódź, Poland. June 18-20, 2015.

“Blood and Beauty in Jack Chambers’ The Hart of London (1970).” Screen Studies Conference 2015. University of Glasgow. June 26-28, 2015.

“The Time of Zidane.” Annual General Meeting of the Film Studies Association of Canada. University of Ottawa. June 2-4, 2015.

“Residues of the Recent Past.” Respondent Talk. Yesterday Was Once Tomorrow (Or, A Brick is a Tool). Plug-In ICA. Winnipeg, Manitoba. April 23, 2015.

“‘SCTV now begins its programming day’: Television and the Paratelevisual.” On Paramediality Panel. Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) Annual Conference 2015. Montréal, Québec. March 25-29, 2015.

“‘You’re watching the SCTV Television Network’: Accessing and Archiving Canada’s Televisual Past.” University of Winnipeg Archives. Winnipeg, Manitoba. March 3, 2015.

“National Park Nightmares: Landscape and Horror in 70s Canadian Cinema.” Keynote. pAGES Colloquium. University of Manitoba. Winnipeg, Manitoba. January 22-23, 2015.

“Hinterland and Horror: State-Subsidized Terror and Canadian Filmmaking in the 1970s and 80s.” Canuxploitation! Panel. Modern Languages Association (MLA) Annual Conference 2015. Vancouver, BC. January 8-11, 2015.

2014

“Situating Michael Snow’s La Région Centrale (1971)” Screen Studies Conference 2014.University of Glasgow. June 27-29, 2014.

““SCTV is now on the air”: Television Satire and the Paratelevisual Archive.” Annual General Meeting of the Film Studies Association of Canada. Brock University. May 27-29, 2014.

“Pop Gets Caught by the River.” International Association for the Study of Popular Music – United States (IASPM-US) Annual Conference. University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. March 13-16, 2014.

2012

Hinterland Who’s Who: Nature, Nostalgia, and the Bureaucratic Uncanny.” Screen Studies Conference. University of Glasgow. June 29-July 1, 2012.

Hinterland Who’s Who: Nature, Nostalgia, and the Bureaucratic Uncanny.” Annual General Meeting of the Film Studies Association of Canada. University of Waterloo. May 29-June 1, 2012.

2011

“Phantoms and Fragments: Video, Memory, and Death by Popcorn.” Material Cultures: The Canadian Literature Symposium 2011. University of Ottawa. May 6-8, 2011.

2009

“Hearing Loss: Voice, Memory, Documentary.” Film-Philosophy Conference. University of Dundee. July 16-18, 2009.

“The Nature of Things: Coupland, Cinema, and the Canadian Seventies.” Double Takes: Intersections Between Canadian Literature and Film. University of Ottawa. May 1-3, 2009.

2008

“Music, Memory, and Modern Life: Saint Etienne’s London.” Screen Studies Conference. University of Glasgow. July 4-6, 2008.

“National Nostalgia, Global Era: Cinema, Coupland, and Souvenir of Canada.” Annual General Meeting of the Film Studies Association of Canada. University of British Columbia. June 2-4, 2008.

2007

“Concrete Universality: Tower Blocks, Architectural Modernism, and Cinematic Realism.” The Realist Impulse: Contemporary Filmmaking in Britain. Oxford Brookes University. July 12-13, 2007.

“Periodizing the 70s: Breaks, Continuities, and British Cinema.” Don’t Look Now: British Cinema in the 1970s. University of Exeter. July 4-5, 2007.

“Art, Craft, and Community in the Films of Andrea Dorfman.” Annual General Meeting of the Film Studies Association of Canada. University of Saskatchewan. May 28-30, 2007.

“The Future Anterior of Literary Studies.” Literary Citizenship in Local and Global Contexts. University of Winnipeg. Feb. 24, 2007.

2006

“Riots, Revenants, and Barnaby Rudge Conflicts: Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Conference 2006. Rutgers University. Mar. 30 – Apr 1, 2006.

Roundtable on Cultural Studies. Reading Cultures. University of Winnipeg. Mar. 24, 2006.

2005

“Beyond the Pleasure Palace: The Seaside Resort and British Cinema.” Screen Studies Conference. University of Glasgow. July 1-3, 2005.

“Public Panics and the Mid-Victorian Culture of Speculation.” Victorian Studies of Western Canada Panel. 2005 ACCUTE Conference. University of Western Ontario. May 29-31, 2005.

“Dreamland Revisited: Seaside Resorts, Citizenship, and British Cinema.” Annual General Meeting of the Film Studies Association of Canada. University of Western Ontario. May 28-31, 2005.

Roundtable on “Film and Global Cultural Imaginaries.” Research Circle on Globalization and Cosmopolitanism. University of Manitoba. April 6, 2005.

2003

“In the Shadows of a Scottish Modernity: Gillies Mackinnon’s Small Faces (1995) and Lynne Ramsay’s Ratcatcher (1999).” Annual General Meeting of the Film Studies Association of Canada. Dalhousie University. May 28-31, 2003.

2002

“Reading the Riot Act: The Crowd in Benjamin Disraeli’s Sybil, or, The Two Nations.” Crime and Punishment: Victorian Studies of Western Canada Annual Conference. University of Manitoba. Sept. 26-28, 2002.

“Literary Piracy in a Global Market: Dickens and the Copyright Act.” 2002 ACCUTE Conference. University of Toronto. May 25-28, 2002.

2001

“The Gardens and Graveyards of Cinematic Suburbia.” Annual General Meeting of the Film Studies Association of Canada. Université Laval. May 23-26, 2001.

2000

“Speculation, the Nation, and Landscape in Patrick Keiller’s Robinson in Space. Annual Graduate Students Conference of the Film Studies Association of Canada. York University. Mar. 11, 2000.

1999

“Suburbanization and Its Discontents: Masterman, Gissing, and the Rise of the London Suburb.”  Central New York Conference of Language and Literature. SUNY Cortland. Oct. 4-6, 1999.

“Spatial and Narrative Trajectories in Jim Jarmusch’s Dead Man.” Annual General Meeting of the Film Studies Association of Canada. Université de Sherbrooke. June 4-6, 1999.

1998

“Crowns, Conspirators, and the Carnivalesque: Eisenstein’s Ivan the Terrible. Eisenstein Symposium and Celebration. Ontario College of Art and Design.Nov. 6-8, 1998.