Recent Keynotes, Plenaries and Invited Presentations 2019. Story-telling a key to reconnect nuclear veterans with their past. Broderick, Mick and Anna Edmundson. Deploying diverse applications of the conventional theories of trauma, it examines the theoretical limitations at the same time as considering alternative methodologies. Interviewed at home by David Devoss on the material culture of the atomic age. Torturous dialogues: Geographies of trauma and spaces of exception - Suvendrini Perera 4.
Making Things New: Regeneration and Transcendence in Anime. Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific. Martin Mhando, Dr Anglea Ebert and Dr Girish Lala Murdoch University. Responding to the Nuclear Present. Not Reconciled: Grey Matter and the lacunae of post-genocide Rwandan cinema. During the past one hundred years or so, the depiction of traumatic historical events and experiences has been a recurrent theme in the work of artists and media professionals-including those in literature, theatre, visual art, architecture, cinema, and television-among other forms of cultural expression and social communication.
Interviewed by Russell Woolf on media and trauma in post-genocide Rwanda. New Ground: Australasian Archaeology Conference. Antonio Traverso is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies in the School of Media, Culture and Creative Arts at Curtin University, Perth, Australia. . The contributors to this collection perform scholarly analyses of documentary films and videos that engage with such topics as the violation and defense of human rights, the social and economic bankruptcy caused by neoliberal policies in the region, and the struggles for social and political transformation of political movements between the 1950s and the 2000s. Atomicalia: Material Culture of the Nuclear Era.
Burrinja Cultural Centre, Upwey, Vic. Trauma, bodies, and Performance Art: Towards an embodied ethics of seeing - Sophie Oliver 10. Making Things New: Regeneration and Transcendence in Animé. Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, University of California, Santa Barbara. Broderick, Mick and Antonio Traverso.
New Perspectives in International Trauma Culture: An Introduction. The Global Hibakusha Project: Nuclear Post-colonialism and its Intergenerational Legacy. In Mick Broderick and Antonio Traverso Eds. Taken jointly, their views make a compelling case that the earlier decade has witnessed an intensive transformation of traditional notions of cinema. Interrogating Trauma is concerned with the examination of the concept of trauma, and how it is often unproblematically used to theorise the cultural representation of disaster and atrocity. New York: Palgrave Macmillan: 200-220.
Austin: University of Texas Press. It argues that Chilean political memory documentaries of the post-dictatorship period, beyond their necessary depiction of the traumas and suffering of victims and survivors, consistently reveal productive attributes of life under dictatorship, such as the people's creative capacities of agency, resilience and imagination. Moving testimonies and the geography of suffering: Perils and fantasies of belonging after Katrina - Janet Walker 5. This leading edge number of essays on twenty-first century chinese language cinema and relocating snapshot tradition good points contributions from a world group of students, critics, and practitioners. If trauma theory holds that traumatized individuals take a self-preserving distance from the source of trauma, then characters contained in films analyzed in this book fiction or non-fiction are agents of this theory, and, as such, can be provide a useful analytical focal point for scholars wishing to further explore these or related film texts. Principal Supervisor with Alec McHoul.
Official section at five international film festivals. Krishner-Somers seminar, Murdoch University, 29 April. Southern Screens Symposium: Transnational zones and transcultural histories on the screens of the South. Approaching Genocide: Representing and Negotiating Mass Trauma in Rwanda and Japan. Principal supervisor co-supervisor John McMullan.
Presenter, chair and panel convenor, Decolonising Screen Memory. Murdoch university, Perth 11-12 July. Nuclear Movies: a Critical Analysis and Filmography of International Feature Length Films Dealing With Experimentation, Aliens, Terrorism, Holocaust. Hamburg Institute for Social Research. This book considers traumatic histories internationally in a broad range of creative arts and visual media representations.
Poetic witnessing in the archive: The database narrative of Life after wartime - David Carlin 11. Inside Stanley Kubrick's 'Nightmare Comedy',Colombia University Press. Filling the Hole in the Future: Art and Popular Culture in Response to the Atom Bomb. In Livia Monnet and Peter C. Syracuse: State University of New York Press.
Interviewed in Los Angeles by Curtis Tsui for the Criterion Collection Blu-ray edition. Interviewed by Karolina Bergström on Mad Max: Fury Road and apocalyptic cinema. Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa. Co-Executive Producer with John McMullan. They were the husbands, fathers, grandfathers, sons, and brothers of those who remained and those who were still to come. Monash University, Melbourne, 21-24 August. Curated travelling program of West Australian indigenous film.