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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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