Call for Papers - Call for Entries - Part 36

posted by SHorváth on 2007/04/15 11:20

[ Call for Papers - Call for Entries ]

The deadline for submissions of paper proposals to the Cinema and Media Studies Conference in Transylvania:
Words and Images. Language/Literature/Moving Pictures.
is April 20, 2007

The organizers invite scholars or students of cinema studies to present papers dealing with issues concerning the relations between language/literature and motion pictures both from a historical and a theoretical perspective.

 visible and audible language in films
 visuality versus language, image-text relations in film
 relations between verbal narration and pictorial presentation in film
 collage of texts in films
 poetry and plasticity in films
 analogies between verbal rhetoric and cinema rhetoric?
 conceptuality, abstraction, sensuality in linguistic and pictorial layers of films
 relations between literature and film in an historical or theoretical perspective
 adaptation, intermediality, intertextuality in films?
 the linguistic history of the movies: language used throughout the history of the movies (language and silent cinema, typical patterns of classical dialogues, types of verbal narrators, modernist word & image relations in film, postmodern heteroglossia etc.)
 stylistic changes and functions of intertitles and credits
 word & image relations in television genres (e.g. commentaries vs. illustrations)
 language in the context of non fictional or experimental films
 collonization of visual cultures through language in films (the issues of dubbing, translating films).

The language of the conference: English and Hungarian (in two sections).

Abstracts (200-250 words) may be submitted (indicating the applicant's name, e-mail address, present academic function) to the Head of the Department Agnes Pethő.

Here are the links to download the submission form and the invitation.

Event date: May 25-26, 2007, Cluj-Napoca (Kolozsvár), Romania
Organized by: Sapientia - Hungarian University of Transylvania, DEPARTMENT OF PHOTOGRAPHY, FILM AND MEDIA
Deadline for abstracts/proposals: April 20, 2007