“The Amateur and the Institution Workshop March 19th” Full Schedule

“The Amateur and the Institution Workshop” takes place this Saturday, March 19th, in room FB 630 starting at 10am. Here is the complete schedule:

10AM: Opening remarks by Dr. Lee Grieveson (UC London)

10.30-11.30AM: Session 1

Andrea Mariani (Udine): Crisis and Sintropy of an Amateur Practice. Experimenting Film Technology under Fascism: the Cineguf (1934-1943)

Giuseppe Fidotta (Udine): The Amateur Propagandist

Enrique Fibla (Concordia): The bourgeois amateur and the emergence of film culture in Catalonia

Respondent: Dr. Luca Caminati (Concordia)

11.35-12.30AM: Session 2

Irene Rozsa (Concordia): Towards a History of Cuban Amateur Cinema in the 1950s

Darien S. Nicolás (Concordia): Cuban diaspora travelogues: Mapping nostalgias in the age of video

Respondent; Dr. Masha Salazkina (Concordia)

12.30AM-12.45pm: COFEE BREAEAK

12.45-13.45PM: Session 3

Vivianne Saglier (Concordia): Professional Training for Human Rights’ Amateurs

Julia Huggins (Concordia): Lovers in a Digital Time: The Figure of the Amateur Videographer in 50 First Dates

Patrick Smith (Concordia): Between the viral and the political: the appropriation of radical amateur media in James Benning’s the war (2012)

Respondent; Haidee Wasson (Concordia)

13.45-2.30PM: LUNCH