Akira Kurosawa, Painter

More than storyboards. Open Culture is always worth checking for new content. This week they have a piece on Akira Kurosawa’s paintings: http://www.openculture.com/2015/03/the-paintings-of-akira-kurosawa.html More on the same theme here: http://flavorwire.com/271258/akira-kurosawas-paintings-and-movie-frames-side-by-side

Feminist Media Histories: An International Journal

In the first issue…. Proto-Queer Media Criticism: “Cinema Ramblings” from an RKO Secretary CANDACE MOORE Shiga Akiko’s Abortion Scandal in Late 1930s Japanese Film Culture CHIKA KINOSHITA Mod Pod Methods: This Year’s Girl QUINLAN MILLER Nonfiction Form and the “Truth” about Muslim Women in Iranian Documentary NIKI AKHAVAN Managing Female Adolescence in Disney’s Witch Mountain […]

Etudes Irlandaises – Call for Papers/Gairm Scoile

The Editorial Board of the Études irlandaises journal is calling for papers in literature, history, politics, culture and the visual arts to be published in its non-thematic issues which are published each year in the Spring. Articles following the Études irlandaises stylesheet should be submitted no later than June 30th of any given year if […]

[CFP] Ireland: Shared Futures? Université Rennes

Final CFP Ireland : Shared Futures? 10-12 September 2015 Université Rennes 2, Brittany, France (Centre d’Etudes Irlandaises, CRBC Rennes) ——- Dear Colleagues, Please note that we are extending the deadline for submissions of abstracts to 1st March. (see CFP below) We’ve had an excellent response particularly in the field of Northern Irish politics and society […]

2nd Call for Papers: Space and Place in European Cinema (NUIG)

A reminder of a big international conference coming up in July in Galway with the news that the  Keynote Speaker will be Professor Victor Burgin:   CALL FOR PAPERS   Space and Place in European Cinema 2015 European Cinema Research Forum Annual Conference   Huston School of Film & Digital Media National University of Ireland, […]

Fellowships in Ireland for Foreign Residents

An Foras Feasa Research Institute (NUI Maynooth) and The Faculty of Arts, Celtic Studies and Philosophy have announced that seven scholars and writers will be  in residence as Visiting Fellows during the 2014-15 academic year. More here.  

Joyce Goggin on ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ at UCD

Dr Joyce Goggin, University of Amsterdam, will deliver a seminar on: The Expanded Adaptation and Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat, Pray, Love 4pm, Wednesday 28th January, Room J208 Newman, Part of the UCD School of English, Drama and Film Research Seminar Series 2014/5. Full details here.