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‘Psychoanalysis and Cinema’ symposium, LICA, June 2014

Lancaster University, June 11-12, 2014

Charles Carter Building, Room A18

Day One 2.00-10.00pm, Day Two 9.30am-1.00pm


Provisional schedule:

Day 1 (11 June)

1st session: 2.00-3.30pm

Richard Rushton (Lancaster): Deleuze, Psychoanalysis and Cinema

Elizabeth Cowie (Kent): Psychoanalysis, Film Theory and Film-Philosophy

2nd session: 4.00-5.30pm

Catherine Grant (Sussex): Object Relations and Videographic Film Studies

Vicky Lebeau (Sussex): Why Psychoanalysis? Psychoanalysis, Visual Culture and the Current State of Play.


Symposium dinner on the evening of the 11th June, Lancaster House Hotel


Day 2 (12 June)

3rd session: 9.30-11.00am

Annette Kuhn (Queen Mary): Winnicott and Little Madnesses

Caroline Bainbridge (Roehampton): Media and the Inner World, Psychoanalysis and Popular Culture

4th session: 11.30am-1.00pm

Agnieszka Piotrowska (Bedfordshire): Embodiment, Psychoanalysis and Documentary

Rona Murray (Lancaster): Feminism, Film and Psychoanalysis Today


Lunch will be provided from 1pm onwards

Please contact Richard Rushton (r.rushton@lancs.ac.uk) for information, or LICA PG secretary, Jennifer Bull (j.a.bull@lancs.ac.uk) for information and free registration


Updated programme for the Screening Style symposium, Saturday March 15th, LICA, Lancaster University

Final version of the programme! Excited to add a paper by Sarah Gilligan on Sherlock and fandom – as well as some other small changes. 

Screening Style: Costume, Cinema and Performance

9.30-10: Registration and coffee

10-11: Sir Christopher Frayling, Hollywood Costume

11-12.30: Panel 1 – screening sexuality

Bruce Bennett, The heightened look of film history: Excess and costume in Michael Winterbottom’s The Look of Love
Sarah Gilligan, Refashioning Sherlock: Fandom, Digital Spaces and Performativity
Catherine Spooner, ‘Wrapped in plastic’: David Lynch’s Material Girls

12.30-1.30: Lunch

1.30-2.15: Donatella Barbieri, Absences and re-encounters: archived costumes and the performances they hold

2.15-3.15: Panel 2 – style in practice

Jane Barnwell, Make Up and the Movies
Nigel Stewart, Turning Bodies and Textures of Light: Russell Maliphant’s Afterlight

3.14-4.15: Coffee

3.45-4.45: Panel 3 – costume and commerce

Kamilla Elliott, Who will you wear to the party? Costume and/as character in Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland
Liz Oakley-Brown, Outlaw Style: Surface, Screen, Sensation (1580-1980)

4.45-5.30: Lea Anderson, Quick Change, The Choreography of Costume in the work of Lea Anderson and The Cholmondeleys and The Featherstonehaughs.

Full details of the day here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Screening-Style-Costume-Cinema-and-Performance/1433032680260289

Film-related vacancy in LICA in ‘Digital Fine Art’, Lancaster University

Lecturer in Digital Fine Art

Institute for the Contemporary Arts
Salary:   £32,590 to £45,053
Closing Date:   Monday 31 March 2014
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  A923

Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA) seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Digital Fine Art. We are looking for a dynamic fine art practitioner working in digital fine art. We are interested in applications from candidates working in any aspect of fine art involving digital technologies including digital photography, video, film, interactive or network art. You will be expected to teach fine art and other contemporary arts students; pursue 3* or higher level research; and develop collaborative research networks both within, and beyond the University.

Fine Art at Lancaster has an excellent record in teaching and research. RAE2008 placed Art and Design research in the UK’s top 3 with 80% of our research classed as world (4*) or internationally (3*) leading. Art and Design is currently ranked in the top three in the UK (2nd in The Times, 3rd in The Guardian, and 2nd in the Complete University subject league tables). As a result of buoyant recruitment and cutting-edge research Lancaster University is continuing its investment in fine art. We wish to encourage a wide and diverse range of applications, and are open to broad interpretations of the role in question.

You should state which grade of post you are applying for and base your application on the relevant job description and person specification.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor Charlie Gere (T: +44 (0)1524 594446, E: c.gere@lancaster.ac.uk)
Dr Martyn Evans, Director of Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (T: +44 (0)1524 510875, E: m.evans@lancaster.ac.uk).

For general information about the Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts, please visitwww.lancs.ac.uk/fass/LICA

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

The advert and application details can be found here: http://hr-jobs.lancs.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=A923

Screening Style: Symposium on costume design in cinema




Please clear a space in your diary for the forthcoming symposium on the study of costume design in film and performance, Screening Style, which is a  follow-up to last year’s symposium on production design. The symposium will run from 10am-5.30pm, and will take place in the LICA building, room A27. the keynote speakers will be Sir Christopher Frayling, choreographer Lea Anderson and costume designer and academic, Donatella Barbieri. Further details will be posted on the Screening Style Facebook site here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Screening-Style-Costume-Cinema-and-Performance/1433032680260289.

This is a free event, but please email the organisers, Bruce Bennett or Catherine Spooner to register (b.bennett@lancs.ac.uk; c.spooner@lancs.ac.uk).

AHRC MA and PhD Funding opportunities in Film, Media and Cultural Studies – Lancaster University

AHRC MA and PhD Funding opportunities in Film, Media and Cultural Studies – Lancaster University

The Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA) and the Department of Sociology at Lancaster University are pleased to invite applications for MA and PhD funding via the North West Consortium (NWC) funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

We welcome applications from outstanding students in Film, Media Studies and Cultural Studies for 2014-15 entry. Lancaster boasts a range of expert researchers in these fields, an active range of seminars and visiting speakers, as well as excellent facilities for practical video and visual arts research.

The deadline for submitting AHRC funding applications is 5pm on Friday 21 February 2014.

Further information on LICA can be found at: http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/lica/

Further information on the Department of Sociology can be found at:http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/sociology/index.php

For more information on the North West Consortium go to: www.nwcdtp.ac.uk

Informal enquiries are welcome; please email Richard Rushton: r.rushton@lancaster.ac.uk