CFP: Announcing Kinema Club VII at Yale

Mark Nornes amnornes at
Mon Nov 7 12:37:34 EST 2005

Aaron, could you tell us how long panel presentations will be? That 
sort of determines what's possible.


On Friday, November 4, 2005, at 04:22  PM, Aaron Gerow wrote:

> Kinema Club VII
> Date: March 24-26, 2006
> Place: Yale University
> Call for Papers
> The seventh edition of the Kinema Club conference in Japanese film and 
> moving image studies will be held at Yale University from March 24 to 
> 26, 2006. This session will be subtitled “Revival, Regimen and Recent 
> Japanese Cinema” and will focus on recent trends in Japanese cinema, 
> especially as they relate to government film policy and film 
> education. The main guest will be Kurosawa Kiyoshi, film director and 
> professor at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music.
> The conference will not be as big as Kinema Club V in Tokyo. There 
> will only be four or five panels, each with fewer presenters, and none 
> held simultaneously. We plan to have one panel on Kurosawa Kiyoshi 
> and/or contemporary Japanese horror cinema, and another roundtable 
> session on film education and policy; other sessions will present 
> research in recent Japanese film, television and other moving image 
> media. We welcome proposals for presentations on any of these panels, 
> as well as for pre-constituted panels. We would like to make papers 
> for the Kurosawa panel available beforehand; for other papers we would 
> like presenters to prepare a one to two page outline for distribution.
> Those interested in presenting should send a one paragraph abstract to 
> aaron.gerow at by December 16, 2005.
> Anyone interested in Japanese cinema and other moving image media is 
> welcome to participate. KC VII will be primarily funded by the Council 
> on East Asian Studies at Yale University, so there will be no 
> registration fee. We plan to show two of Kurosawa’s films (on March 
> 23, in a pre-event, and March 25), with the director present, as well 
> as invite a keynote speaker. Unfortunately, there are not enough funds 
> to support the travel or accommodations of other participants, 
> although we hope to have enough buffets to keep everyone from getting 
> hungry.
> Any questions or inquires should be directed to Aaron Gerow at 
> aaron.gerow at
> Aaron Gerow
> Assistant Professor
> Film Studies Program/East Asian Languages and Literatures
> Director of Undergraduate Studies, Film Studies Program
> Yale University
> 53 Wall Street, Room 316
> PO Box 208363
> New Haven, CT 06520-8363
> Phone: 1-203-432-7082
> Fax: 1-203-432-6764
> e-mail: aaron.gerow at
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