FMACS Doctoral Student-Led Conference | Thursday 4 June 2015

FMACS in association with BIRMAC (Birkbeck Interdisciplinary Research in Media and Culture) FMACS Doctoral Student-led Conference Thursday 4 June, 10am-5pm Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square
10am Arrival (including tea and coffee) 10.20 Welcome from Dr. Tim Markham, Head of FMACS and Director of Research 10.30-11.15 | SESSION 1 | chaired by Dr. Janet McCabe Alison PAYNE, From Filmlets to Commercials Tom HENDRY, The Role of Acting in Film as Performance 11.15-12.00 | SESSION 2 | chaired by Dr. Joel McKim Jo COLEMAN, Talk of the Town: Defining the Boundaries Jacopo BOROLUSSI, Influence of Underground Music in Angura’s Aesthetics and Thinking 12.00—12.45 | SESSION 3 | chaired by Dr. Sophie Hope Sarah SCARSBROOK and Ruth SOLOMONS, Attempting to Describe the Artist Identity: A Review of ‘Visual Artist Today’ symposium, held on Tuesday 19 May 2015 and winners of the student competition 2015; with responses from Sophie Hope and James Lander | Those Who Wish to Remain Anonymous (UAL) 12.45-13.30 | LUNCH | held in the Cinema Foyer 13.30-14.15 | SESSION 4 | chaired by Dr. Scott Rodgers Richard EVANS, Learning Problems and Solving Lessons: an Open-Handed Posture to PhD Projects Hannah BARTON, Finding the Words: the Rare Meme Problem 14.15-15.15 | SESSION 5 | chaired by Dr. Tim Markham Adam COX, Paradigmatic Shifts in Financial Regulation:  The Media’s Role in Building Agendas Anselm McLEOD, The British Raj through the Viewfinder Güneş TAVMEN, Open Data, Smart Citizens and Governmentality 15.15-16.15 | SESSION 6 | chaired by Dr. Lorraine Lim Meng-Yu LAI, The New National Performing Arts Centre: Reshaping the Cultural Environment and Enhancing the National Identity of Taiwan Piero CORCILLO, Post Olympic Games Athletes’ Villages Redevelopment: Comparison of Turin 2006 and London 2012 Muriel HUANG, Differences and Discrimination in the Cultural Policy: An Analysis of Cultural Representation and Intercultural Cohesion in Taiwan 16-15-16.30 | DEPARTMENTAL RESEARCH | RUIN/S | Presentation by Research Fellow Gao Yun on Zhuxian Town Woodblock New Year Painting 16.30-17.00 | DEPARTMENTAL RESEARCH | RUIN/S | led by Dr. Silke Arnold-de Simine BIRMAC: the theme of Ruin/s, with a discussion between Dr. Silke Arnold-de Simine, Bruce Eadie, Dr. Lorraine Lim, Dr. Janet McCabe and Dr. Joel McKim 5pm. End