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Open Access Publication: “Pandemic Media. Preliminary Notes Toward an Inventory” edited by Vinzenz Hediger, Philipp Dominik Keidl, Laliv Melamed & Antonio Somaini
The research collective mourns the passing of Prof. Dr. Marion Saxer
We mourn the passing of Prof. Marion Saxer, who died on May 18th, 2020. Marion Saxer was professor for historical musicology at Goethe University Frankfurt and has been a principal investigator for the research collective "Configurations of Film" since its foundation in 2017.
Postponed: International Conference „Histories of Tacit Cinematic Knowledge“
Open Access Publication: “Medium, Format, Configuration: The Displacements of Film” by Benoît Turquety
The second book in the open access series "Configuration of Film" is now available at meson press.
Job Openings – PhD positions, starting on July 1, 2020
The German Research Foundation has awarded funding to the Research Training Program “Configurations of Film,” housed at the Institute of Theater, Film and Media Studies, part of Division 10, at the Goethe University Frankfurt. Starting on July 1, 2020, up to 12 PhD positions will be financed for 18 months, with a possible extension for another 18 months (TV-L 13, 65% / salary range: 28,850.18€ – 33,756.72€).
Open Access Publication: “Tracks from the Crypt” by John Mowitt
The Open Access book series of the Graduiertenkolleg will start on 25 September 2019 at meson press with its first volume.
Online Publication: Pacing Airports
Some contributions of our workshop "Pacing FRAport" have now been published on Social Text Online.
Histories of Film History. Materials & Methods
International Conference on Film History organised by Malte Hagener and Yvonne Zimmermann.
Lecture & Film: Chantal Akerman
The new Lecture & Film series "Inventor of Forms: The Cinema of Chantal Akerman" takes place at the Deutsches Filmmuseum. Starting off on October 25, 2018 with Vinzenz Hediger presenting on La Folie Almayer (2011) and followed by Eric de Kuyper's thoughts on La Captive (2000) on November 1, 2018, the series will continue in a bi-weekly rhythm.
Edit Film Culture! Festival, Exhibition, Film Series
The project "Edit Film Culture!" includes a range of presentations, talks, film screenings, performances, concerts, an exhibition and two publications, all devoted to the history of the New York film magazine Film Culture, closely connected to the rise of an independent film culture.
Marc Siegel, Ida Müller and Vegard Vinge
On May 29, 2018 in Bergen, Norway, Marc Siegel will moderate a public discussion with set designer/performer Ida Müller and director/performer Vegard Vinge.
Workshop: Researching Amateur Film Cultures
Organized by Yvonne Zimmermann and Alexander Stark, the International Workshop on Amateur Film (May 24-25, 2018) is dedicated to "Researching Amateur Film Cultures – Methods and Materials."
Rembert Hüser: Turning Gray
On May 17, as part of the Hessian Theatre Academy's 2018 lecture series, Rembert Hüser will give a talk titled "Grau werden" (Turning Gray).
Magnifying Mondays, Next Screening: June 18
Our next screening in the “Magnifying Mondays” series will take place on June 18, 2018, 6 p.m. (s.t.) in the Media Room (7.214) of the IG-Farben Building.
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