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    Stockholm, 6-9 December 1998
    Call for papers

    Proposals are invited on the representation, reception, deployment and
    dissemination of cinematographic technologies from pre-cinema to digital
    culture. The conference is organised by the Institute of Futures Studies
    and Department of Cinema Studies, Stockholm University. The emphasis will
    be on the inter-relationships between technologies, style and reception;
    continuities and/or ruptures; the representational interface between
    technologies - telegraph, telephone, television, video, computers and
    self-reflexive films; technologies and gender; technologies and bodies.
    Other key words are - attractions, narrative vehicles, documentaries,
    monitoring devices.

    Keynote addresses will be given by Lisa Cartwright, Don Crafton, Emily
    Godbey, Tom Gunning, Mikhail Iampolski, Trond Lundemo, Peter Lunenfeld,
    Stephen Mamber, Lev Manovich, Michael Renov, Lynn Spigel, Roman Timenchik,
    Yuri Tsivian, and William Uricchio. Their texts will be published by
    University of California Press, in an anthology edited by Jan Olsson.
    Conference proceedings will be published, edited by John Fullerton and
    Astrid Soderbergh Widding.

    Those wishing to put forward a paper should submit a 200 word abstract (for
    a 20 minute presentation) to the conference co-ordinator, Elaine King,
    Department of Cinema Studies, Box 27062, 102 51 Stockholm, Sweden:
    fax +46 8 6650723; e-mail no later than 6 April
    1998. The abstract should state the title of the proposed paper and
    indicate what media (film, slide, video, cd-rom etc) will be used in the

    Further conference details will be available early 1998. Please contact
    the conference organiser if you would like to be included on the mailing

    JAY RUBY - Temple University - PO Box 128, Mifflintown, PA 17059
    USA fax - 717-436-9559 voice - 717-436-9502
    My Web page is

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