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Journeys Across Media 2014

Memory and Imagination

Friday 25th April 2014


9:00-9:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee Minghella Building
9:30-9:45 Welcome from Professor Lib Taylor (Theatre and Performance) and JAM Committee in Bob Kayley Theatre
9:45-10:15 Keynote Provocations: Professor Max Silverman (University of Leeds)
10:15-11:30 Panel 1: Archival Memory  Chair: Sonya Chenery
10:15-10:35 Memories and Traces in Obsolete Technologies: Towards Living Archives. Anna Newland Hooper (Plymouth University)
10:35-10:55 Performance, Archive, Identity. Jodean Sumner (Leeds Metropolitan University)
10:55-11:15 Digitalisation and Memory as Event and Repetition. Gabriela Galati (Plymouth University)
11:15-11:30 Questions and Discussion
11:30-11:45 Coffee/Tea Break
11:45 – 13:00 Panel 2: Memory and Expression  Chair: Dominic Lees
11:45-12:05 Phantasmagoria: Remembering and Imagining Through The Devising Process.Dr. Kate Hunter (Australia)
12:05– 12:10 Questions
12:10-12:30 The Stream Of Consciousness As Image-Change. ‘L’ année dernière à Marienbad’ (Alain Resnais , 1961). Dr. Miguel Alfonso Bouhaben (Spain)
12:30-12:35 Questions
12:35-12:55 Eugene O’Neill’s ‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night’: a Play on Memory. Shalhav Gadi (Tel Aviv University)
12:55 – 13:00 Questions
13:00-14.00 Lunch
14:00-15:35 Panel 3: Cultural Memory  Chair: Tamara Courage
14:00-14:20 Persona rather than witness: Jeremy Paxman and ‘Britain’s Great War’. Rowan Aust (Birkbeck, University of London)
14:20-14:40 Screening and Comments on Home and diasporic memories: ‘Baba 1989 ‘(2013). Naz Massoumi (University of Bristol)
15:00-15:20 Cinematic Imageries of History. Dominic Lees (University of Reading)
15:20-15:35 Questions and Discussion
15:35 – 15:55 Tea/Coffee Break
15:55-17:10 Panel 4: The Subjectivity of Memory  Chair: Niamh Bowe
15:55-16:15 ‘Stardust Memories’. Annabel Dover (Wimbledon College of Art)
16:15-16:35 The Trauma of Flashback: memory and its suffering Anna Walker (Plymouth University)
16:35-16:55 ‘49 Allington Street’ and ‘Trace’: Space, Place, Family, Identities, Memory and Movement.Sarah Black (Middlesex University)
16:55 -17:10 Questions and Discussion
17:10-17:50 Final Observations: Dr. Teresa Murjas (University of Reading) and Closing Q&A
17:50-18:30 Wine Reception Main Foyer

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