Participants

Conference Organizers

Elena Gorfinkel (Bio)
Assistant Professor of Art History and Film Studies, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
Patrice Petro(Bio)
Vice Provost for International Education
Professor of English and Film Studies, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
Tami Williams (Bio)
Assistant Professor of Film Studies and English, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

 


Moderators

A. Aneesh (Bio)
Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Erica Bornstein(Bio)
Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Nataša Durovicová (Bio)
Editor, International Writing Program, University of Iowa

Ingrid Jordt (Bio)
Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Tasha Oren (Bio)
Associate Professor of English, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Lisa Silverman (Bio)
Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee


Speaker Bios

Luisela Alvaray(Bio)
Assistant Professor of Communication, DePaul University "Distribution and Access: Trajectories of Latin American Films in the Transnational Mediascape"

Dudley Andrew(Bio)
R. Selden Rose Professor of Film and Comparative Literature, Yale University
"Off the grid and out of the Loop: Films alone in the World"

Gilberto Blasini(Bio)
Associate Professor of English and Director of Film Studies, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
"The Sounds of Queerness in Contemporary Latin American Cinema"

Laurent Guido(Bio)
Associate Professor of Film History and Aesthetics, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
"One World, One Dance: Towards An Archeology of Global Rhythm"

Jason Jones(Bio)
Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages and Literature, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
"From Manga to Movie: The Development of Wine in Japanese Popular Culture"

Neepa Majumdar(Bio)
Associate Professor of Film Studies in the English Department at the University of Pittsburgh
"The Local-Global Negotiations of Disco Dancer (Babbar Subhash, India, 1982)"

Adrian Martin(Bio)
Associate Professor in the School of English, Communications and Performance Studies at Monash University, AU
"Frame"

Hamid Naficy(Bio)
Professor of Radio-Television-Film and the Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani Professor in Communication, Northwestern University
"Cinema—Global, World, International, Transnational Cinema?"

Peter Paik(Bio)
Associate Professor of French, Italian and Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
"The Furies of Forgiveness: Miscarriages of Justice and Revenge in the New Korean Cinema"

John David Rhodes(Bio)
Senior Lecturer in Literature and Visual Culture, University of Sussex, UK
"The Style of Development"

Jonathan Rosenbaum(Bio)
Film Critic and Writer
"Changing Definitions of Global Film Culture"

Bhaskar Sarkar(Bio)
Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies, University of California Santa Barbara
"Plastic Worlds: Emergent Video Cultures"

Karl Schoonover(Bio)
Assistant Professor of Film Studies, Michigan State University
"Cinema's Queer Globalism"

Caroline Seymour-Jorn(Bio)
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
"Spaces of Hope: Youth, Film and revolution in Egypt"

James Tweedie(Bio)
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Cinema Studies, University of Washington
"The City of Bits and Urban Rule"

N. Frank Ukadike(Bio)
Associate Professor of Film in the Department of Communication, Tulane University
"African Cinema: Digital Media and Expanding Frames of Representation"

Patricia White(Bio)
Professor and Chair of Film and Media Studies, Swarthmore College
"Changing Circumstances: Global Flows of Lesbian Cinema"

Jian Xu(Bio)
Associate Professor of French, Italian, and Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
"The Gangster Film as World Cinema"