2016 | FMACS & ARTS&HUMS MPhil Symposium

Thursday 15 December 2016

Keynes Library, 43 Gordon Square

10 : 00-17 : 00

Arrival from 9: 30, where there will be tea and coffee

  Introduction | Welcome 10:00-11:15 | SESSION ONE : PERFORMING WORK, THEORISING ENTREPRISE | chaired by Tim Markham Sara Lindén | Fashion Films, Consumer Culture and the Female Work Force Jaswinder Blackwell | ‘Smile You’re on Stage': Acting Out Emotional Labour in the Service Sector Elena Shampanova | Entrepreneurship in the Arts   11: 15-12: 30 SESSION TWO : THEORISING EMERGENT VOICES | chaired by Luisa Calè Sarah Molyneaux  | Gender Performances in UK food blogs and vlogs Melanie McGovern | Graphic Medicine and the Female Illness Narrative Carly Robinson | Can the Deleuzo-Guattarian Concept of Becoming-Woman be used as a Model for a Progressive Feminist Narrative Form in Contemporary Fiction?   12: 30-13:30 | lunch | own arrangements   13: 30-14: 45 | SESSION THREE : SPATIAL ARRANGMENTS AND THE THEORETICAL MAPPING OF EXPERIENCE | chaired by Emma Sandon Mara Arts | Representation of the London Night in British Film and Press, 1919-1939 Miloš Kosec | Reluctant Architects: Renunciation, Delegation and Passivity in Contemporary Critical Architecture Giancarlo M. Sandoval | Transmodern Makers and Platforms: A Digital Ethnography and Cross-cultural Analysis of the Maker Movement in Lima and London.   14:45: 16:00 | SESSION 4 : DREAMING OF FAR AWAY PLACES : DREAM SPACES AND IMAGINING THE OTHER | chaired by Andrew Asibong Miriam Al Jamil | Women and the Classical Canon of Sculpture in the Eighteenth Century Giulia Bindi | Dreamini: Fellini's Hometown as Source and Solution of his Neuroses Emmanuel Ohajah | Why Are We So Concerned with Nigerian Cybercrime?  

15min comfort break

 16: 15-17: 00 | RESEARCH MATTERS | a discussion chaired by Janet McCabe, with Bartek Dziadosz, Director of The Derek Jarman Lab, Filmmaker and PhD Candidate in FMACS, and Dr. Lily Ford, Deputy Director of the Lab, filmmaker and producer, who will discuss practice as research, the essay film and excerpts from The Seasons in Quincy : Four Portraits of John Berger (2016) The Seasons in Quincy: Four Portraits of J. Berger Poster

 The symposium is scheduled to end at 5pm,

after which winter drinks will be served in the Keynes, 43 Gordon Square at 6pm