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Celebrating Elizabeth Cowie Symposium

6 May 2016

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The School of Arts is proudly hosting a symposium in honour of Professor Elizabeth Cowie, who recently retired, to celebrate the impact of her research and her contribution both to the School and to the Film Department.

The event is open and free, but we would appreciate it if you could RSVP to

The Politics and Aesthetics of Representation in Film and Video – Celebrating Elizabeth Cowie

Monday 6 June, 10:30-17:00

Jarman Studio 2 (School of Arts, University of Kent, Canterbury)

10:30: Peter Stanfield – Introduction

10:45: Richard Rushton – Three Propositions on Filmic Reality

11:15: Alisa Lebow

11:45 Coffee break

12:00: Caroline Rooney – On Making Documentaries: Elusive Realities

12:30-14:00: Lunch break

14:00: Julia Borossa – Revisiting Psychoanalysis and Feminism

14:30: Laura Mulvey

15:00: Coffee break

15:15: Adrian Rifkin – Why ask for the moon, we already have the stars? …  or the happy ending need never be an alibi!

15:45: Sarah Turner and Elizabeth Cowie – Excerpts and discussion of Public House (Sarah Turner, 2015)

16:30 Concluding remarks by Elizabeth Cowie


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