Gdańsk

Conference Programme

Fast, Slow & Reverse. Faces of Contemporary Film Narration:
Around Mainstream Cinema

Gdańsk, 24th–25th May 2017

All lectures will take place at:
Faculty of Languages of the University of Gdańsk
(Wydział Filologiczny Uniwersytetu Gdańskiego),
address: Wita Stwosza St. 55, Gdańsk

 

24th May (Wednesday)

Registration: from 9:00 AM at the reception situated near room 1.47 (ground floor)

Conference opening – Room 1.43

(9:30-9.45)

Opening Session – Room 1.43

The Inaugural Lecture:

Prof. Noël Carroll: Narrative, Emotion, and Movies: A Summary and Update

(9.45–11:00)

11:00-11:15 coffee break (entrance hall)
11:15-12:45

session I

Room 1.47

·      11:15-11:35 – Mirosław Przylipiak, University of Gdańsk: The Notion of Mainstream Film in Contemporary Cinema

·      11:35-11.55 – Elżbieta Durys, University of Łódź: Film Narration and Contemporary Polish Historical Cinema: The Case of Manhunt

·      11:55-12.15 – Matthias Brütsch, University of Zurich: Loop Films: Experiments with Time Between the Poles of Classical and Complex Narration

·      12:15-12:45 – Discussion

12:45-13:00 coffee break (entrance hall)
13:00 – 14:40

session II

Room 1.47

·      13:00-13:20 – Steven Willemsen, University of Groningen: Impossible Puzzle Films – between Art Cinema and (Post-) Classical Narration

·      13.20-13.40 – Radomír D. Kokeš, Masaryk University: Do It again, again… and again: “Loop Narrative” as a Tactic of Popular Storytelling

·      13:40-14.00 – Małgorzata Jakubowska, University of Łódź: Slow or Fast Film Narration? Reading Gilles Deleuze’s Theory Today

·      14.00-14.30 – Discussion

14:30-16:00 lunch break

16:00-17:50

session III

Moderator: Paweł Biliński

Room 1.47

·     16.00-16.20 – Jakub Konefał, University of Gdańsk: The Figures of Film Narration in Contemporary Vampire Movies from Sweden

·      16.20-16.40 – Piotr Wajda, University of Gdańsk: From The Evil Dead to Dead Snow. How Scandinavian Horror Filmmakers Follow American Genre Films

·      16.40-17.00 – Grzegorz Fortuna, University of Gdańsk, Narrative Strategies in Contemporary American Horror Movies

·      17.00-17.20 – Agnieszka Kiejziewicz, Jagiellonian University: The nuclear Technology Debate Returns. Narrations about Nuclear Power in Post-Fukushima, Mainstream Japanese Films

·      17.20-17.50 – Discussion

 

 

 

Sala 1.48
Moderator: Joanna Kiedrowska

·      16:00 – 16:20 –

Paweł Sitkiewicz, Uniwersytet Gdański: Film animowany, a główny nurt współczesnego kina

·      16.20-16.40 – Paulina Pohl, Uniwersytet Gdański, Jak w pudełeczku. Filmowe światy Wesa Andersona

·      16.40-17.00 – Krystyna Weiher-Sitkiewicz, Uniwersytet Gdański: W poszukiwaniu głównego nurtu w polskim kinie

·      17.00-17.20 –Piotr Kurpiewski, Uniwersytet Gdański: Tradycjonalista – wizjoner­– artysta. Wojciech Smarzowski jako twórca audiowizualnych narracji historycznych

·      17.20-17.50 – Dyskusja

17:50-18:10 coffee break (entrance hall)
18:10 – 19:40

Session IV

Room 1.47

Moderator: Marta Maciejewska

·    18.10-18.30 – Justyna Bucknall-Hołyńska, University of Szczecin; Małgorzata Major, University of Gdańsk: Fitting the Story in: Miniseries as a Bridge between Cinema and Television

·    18.30-18.50 – Sonia Front, University of Silesia: Imagine the Impossibilities – Time Complexity in Fringe

·    18.50 – 19.10 – Agnieszka Smoręda, University of Łódź: Innovative Narration in Mythalone Episodes of the TV Series Fringe

·    19.10-19.40 – Discussion

 

21:00 Opening banquet

25th May (Thursday)

Special Lecture – Room 1.43

Prof. Warren Buckland: Revisiting Videogame Logic: Impossible Storyworlds in the Contemporary Hollywood Blockbuster

(9:45-11:00)

11:00-11:15 coffee break (entrance hall)
11.15-12:45

Session I

Room 1.47 

Moderator: Elżbieta Durys

·      11.15-11.35 – Phillip Drummond, New York University in London: The Cinematic Hermeneutics of Crime Fiction: Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels, Croupier, and Following

·      11.35-11.55 – Kamila Żyto, University of Łódź: Reversing Reversed. Film Noir Narration in Cinema of Joel and Ethan Coen

·      11.55-12.15 – Katarína Mišíková, Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava: Red is the New Black Storytelling and Style in Political Thrillers Candidate (2013) and The Red Captain (2016)

·      12.15-12.45 – Discussion

12:45-13:00 coffee break (entrance hall)

Special Lecture – Room 1.43

Thomas Elsaesser: Transparency, Surface, Touch: Narrative—Classical Post-classical and Beyond

(13:00-14:15)

14:15-15:45 lunch break
15:45-17:15

Session II

Room 1.47

Moderator: Grzegorz Fortuna

·    15.45-16.05 – Rafał Syska, Jagiellonian University: Digital Split (Personality) Screen

·    16.05-16.25 – Marta Maciejewska, University of Gdańsk: Between Poetry and Visual Joke: Narration of Jan Švankmajer’s Feature Films

·    16.25-16.45 – Ekaterina Gurina, Saint Thikhon Orthodox University:  Anna Karenina—Classics vs. Avant-garde

·      16.45-17.15 – Discussion

17:15-17:30 coffee break (entrance hall)
17:30 – 19:00

Session III

Room 1.47

Moderator: Mirosław Przylipiak

·    17.30-17.50 – Carlo Comanducci: Populist Drift: “Fast Cinema” and the Ideology of Popular Culture

·      17.50-18.10 – Martina Olivero, Sorbona: Tragic’s Narrative Solutions in 20th and 21st Century American Mainstream Cinema. Eastwood–Penn–Grey

·      18.10-18.30 – Magdalena Brodziak, Adam Mickiewicz University: American Byzantines. New York, Detroit and Los Angeles in a Reflection of Hollywood Cinema

·    18.30-19.00 Discussion

18:30 Screening, DKF UG Miłość Blondynki, Room 1.43  – Butterfly Kisses, 2016, dir. Rafał Kapeliński, 89 min.

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