Dis-Placing the East/West Binary: Aesthetic and Cultural Crossover in film and visual culture
Cardiff University, UK
Centre for Interdisciplinary Film and Visual Culture Research (IFVCR)
Friday 2nd November 2012
Dis-Placing the East/West Binary: Aesthetic and Cultural Crossover in Film and Visual Culture will be a one day international symposium at Cardiff University, hosted by the Centre for Interdisciplinary Film and Visual Culture Research (IFVCR).
Papers will explore contemporary displacements and transformations of the relations between East Asian and Euro-American film and visual culture, and will examine the complexity of ‘place’ in contemporary East/West film and visual culture. The conference will take place on Friday 2nd November, from 10am to 7pm, in the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies at Cardiff University, which is located close to the city centre, walking distance from Cardiff Central Rail Station and close to all city centre hotels.
Papers will be given by speakers from Brighton University, Cardiff University, Coventry University, SOAS, University of London, University of Auckland, New Zealand, University of Sydney, University of Southampton, University College, Dublin, York University, Toronto, and Zhejiang University, China.
Dr Jane Chi Hyun Park (University of Sydney),
Yellow Future: Oriental Style in Hollywood Cinema
Professor Dana Arnold (University of Southampton),
author of many books and recent works on The East/West Dialogue in Architectural
Contact: Dr Paul Bowman: BowmanP@cf.ac.uk
1030–1050 Paul Quinn
Dis-Placement, Replication and Replacement of Korean aesthetics in Hollywood K-film remakes
1050–1110 Xiaodan Liu Zhejiang University
Searching for 'Asianness' in Korean pop culture: from an empty signifer to a structure of feeling"
1200-12.20 Hiu M. Chan Cardiff University
A Non-Hitchcock Dream: Suzhou River
12.20-12.40 Fraser McKissack Auckland University
Sukiyaki Western Django: Cowboys, Samurai and Shakespeare in the Wild West
14.00–14.20 Art Mitchells-Urwin Space and Body: Sexual, Power and Geographic Relations Between Thai and Western Bodies in Interracial Pornography
14.20–14.40 Taey Iohe University College Dublin
A displacing practice: Sleepwalkers and Cultural Translation
1530-1550 June Pak York University,Toronto
Is Multiculturalism well packaged idealism?: Asian ethnicity in Canadian Television
1550-1610 Colette Balmain
The Language of the Orient
17.00–18.00 Dana Arnold
The Complexities of Place: Transcultural Readings of Tianjin
18.00–19.00 Jane Park
Pacific Crossings: Remaking Bodies and Cultures Through Film and Popular Media
19.00 Wine Reception Wine
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