Category Archives: Conferences

Transmedia narrative and zombies

While the Capitalist Superheroes book launch has basically overshadowed everything else in recent weeks, life quite obviously does still go on, and so does research. Having undertaken the effort to rebrand myself as “the zombie guy” in an almost certainly pointless attempt … Continue reading

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Upcoming lecture events

Since the start of the new semester last week, I’ve been a little too busy for substantial updates to the blog of late, but I’ll pass on the news at least that I have two lectures on superheroes coming up … Continue reading

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NECS 2011: Fun around London Town

This year’s European Network of Cinema Studies (NECS) conference -my first- was great fun, taking place at three (!) college campuses around central London: King’s College, Birkbeck, and Regent’s College. As much walking as this entailed, it was good to … Continue reading

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Synecdoche: just say it!

I’m heading off to London later today for the annual NECS conference, where I’ll give a paper on Synecdoche, New York, one of my all-time favorite films. A surprising number of people I talk to aren’t quite sure how to … Continue reading

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San Antonio’s Walking Dead

With the flurry of excitement and press coverage that accompanied my recent PhD defense now finally a thing of the past, the repeated promise of more frequent blog updates is now frustrated by the upcoming conference papers I have committed … Continue reading

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Yale conference – the rest

A long-overdue update following the terrific ‘Politics of Superheroes’ conference I attended at Yale a few weeks ago. All the start-of-semester activity got the better of me since my return, and robbed the planned update to this blog of some … Continue reading

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Yale conference – day 1

So the first day of the graduate conference at Yale mostly lived up to my high expectations: most papers that were presented during the two longish panels this morning and this afternoon were solid efforts, with a few standout contributions, … Continue reading

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