Journeys Across Media 2020: Sharing Stories
Reading, UK, 3. April 2020.
University of Reading, 3rd April 2020 – Tickets available now!
The act of storytelling involves a process of choice making – we choose the details to include and exclude, we shape narratives depending on who we share our stories with and how. This conference is interested in exploring methods and approaches to sharing stories in theatre, performance, film, television, and literary practice.
It promises to be an interesting day, packed with varied research. There will be theatre workshops, installations, film essays, posters and discussions on:
Comic strip superstars
Evolution of the modern sitcom
Visual Representations of Young Saudi Women in Britain
Immersive Storytelling and Postphenomenological Performance
Objects in Abbas Kiarostami’s filmmaking
Historicity in contemporary Australian film narratives
Trauma in Eimear McBride's "A Girl is a Half formed Thing"
Home in the cinema
Spatial exclusion of Black women in British theatre
Male gaze and Kuwaiti cinema
Lived experiences of Woodstock
Set design in Renata Pinheiro's "Love, Plastic and Noise"
Folk Horror in 1970's Northern Ireland
Playable Performance and Interpersonal Storytelling
Our keynote will be delivered by Professor Catherine Grant, interim Director of Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image and expert on intermediality and digital forms of multi-modal publishing.
Admission is free and there will be lunch and wine provided. It is important to sign up to secure a place. Please go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/journeys-across-media-2020-sharing-stories-... book your place and if you have any dietary requirements or other questions please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hope to see you there,
The JAM Committee