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CFP: HoMER Conference 2019


HoMER 2019 Conference 
Anchoring New Cinema History  

The University of the Bahamas
Nassau, The Bahamas
26–28 June 2019

Deadline for proposals, 15 November 2018
Letters of acceptance/rejection, 1 December 2018

The HoMER Network (History of Moviegoing, Exhibition and Reception) invites submissions for general paper entries, as well as a designated roundtable, panels, and workshops to be presented at the 2019 conference.

New Cinema History, as an approach focusing “on the circulation and consumption of film” and examining “cinema as a site of social and cultural exchange" (Richard Maltby, 2011) has turned out to be very productive. It brought together both young and veteran scholars who believed that it was more fruitful writing film history with an eye for the social, economic and geographical aspects of cinema cultures, than merely an art history of the moving image or a critical reading of films. At the last HoMER@NECS conference in Amsterdam, members of the panel …

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