Sonic Futures: Soundscapes and the Languages of Screen Media : 23-26 June

At the upcoming annual NECS conference, taking place in London hosted by Birkbeck and King’s College, University of London, 23-26 June 2011 including latin american & Portuguese topics included in the lectures about films and filmakers.
NECS – The London Conference
Sonic Futures: Soundscapes and the Languages of Screen Media
University of London, June 23-26, 2011
King’s College London, Birkbeck, Regent’s College, Senate House

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Latin american & Portuguese topics on this event:

THE LANGUAGES AND PRACTICES OF INTERNATIONAL FILM CULTURES
Chair: tba
Location: Birkbeck, room tba

  • Mar Diestro-Dópido (London): Latin-American Filmmakers of the 1960s and 1970s and Film Festivals

F7. MUSIC AND OTHER SOUNDS IN PORTUGUESE FILM
Chair: Ana Isabel Soares (Algarve)
Location: KCL – room tba
Ana Isabel Soares (Algarve)
Short-Circuiting Meaning Through Experimentation in Sound: A strange Case
Daniel Ribas (Aveiro)
Sound in Portuguese Film of the 2000s
Paulo Cunha (Coimbra)
Musicals in Portuguese Cinema: The Singular Case of Fernando Lopes

Paulo Granja (Coimbra)
The French New Wave and the New Portuguese Cinema – From Film Criticism to Film
Practice

G1. CULTURAL APPROACHES TO FILM
Chair: tba
Location: Birkbeck, room tba
Sofia Sampaio (Lisbon)
Tourism in Film: Beyond the ‘Tourist Gaze’

I8. SOUND, NARRATION AND ATMOSPHERE
Chair: tba
Location: Birkbeck, room tba
Ana Barroso (Lisbon)
The Redemption of Banality: an aesthetic depiction of ordinary teenage life. Audio-visual
dissonances in Gus Van Sant’s Elephant and Paranoid Park.

B4. SOUNDTRACK, POPULAR MUSIC AND IDENTITY IN SPANISH CINEMA FROM
THE 1960s TO TODAY
Chairs: Santiago Fouz-Hernández (Durham) and Teresa Fraile (Extremadura)
Location: KCL Strand campus – room tba
Teresa Fraile (Extremadura)
Aesthetic Debates on Spanish Film Music During the “Pop Age”
Alejandro Melero Salvador (Madrid)
Sounds and Body Landscapes in the Sexploitation Cinemas of post-Franco Spain
Elena Boschi (Liverpool)
‘No Hay Sitio Para Ti’: Rock Songs and Identities in Historias del Kronen
Santiago Fouz-Hernández (Durham)
Drag and Popular Music in Spanish Cinema of the 2000s

C1. DESTABILIZED SOUNDS, FRAGMENTED SOCIETIES & FRACTURED MINDS (I)

Chair: tba
Location: KCL Strand campus – room tba
Julia Echeverría Domingo (Zaragoza)
Humanity’s Swansong: Music and Death in Alfonso Cuarón’s Children of Men

You can find times and dates downloading the entire conference program in the link below.

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