Thursday, 14 August 2008

Film International at Borders

From 27th August, Borders bookstores ( across the country will be promoting the latest issue of Film International.
Volume 6 Issue 4 of the bi-monthly, full colour magazine will be available at the special offer price of just £3!

Film International covers all aspects of film culture in a visually dynamic way. This new breed of film publication brings together established film scholars with renowned journalists to provide an informed and animated commentary on the spectacle of world cinema. The latest issue features articles on international film festivals, reviews of The Strangers and My Blueberry Nights, a look at travelling projectionist films and open-air screenings. Get down to your nearest Borders store today to buy your copy!

There are also HALF PRICE student subscriptions to Film International available at!

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Tuesday, 5 August 2008

Autumn Conferences!

Upcoming conferences Intellect is attending this Autumn:


UACES: Exchanging Ideas on Europe 2008, Rethinking the European Union.
The 38th University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES) Annual Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, is an opportunity to interact with delegates from a broad range of European-related disciplines. As well as plenary sessions there will be a large number of research papers presented at this event. The conference is hosted by the Edinburgh Europa Institute who celebrate their 40th birthday in 2008.
To find out more visit:
The conference takes place between the 1st and 3rd September 2008.

TAPRA, The University of Leeds
The Theatre and Performance Research Association (TAPRA) conference takes place from 3rd to 5th September 2008 at the University of Leeds.
The conference is jointly hosted by the Workshop Theatre and the School of Performance and Cultural Industries. For 2008, there will be an open themed exchange to facilitate discussion across TaPRA working groups. For more information, visit the TAPRA website:
Come and see all the theatre book and journal titles we have to offer at our conference stand, including several new and forthcoming titles.

BERA Annual Conference, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
Between 3rd and 6th September 2008, we'll be attending the The British Educational Research Association (BERA) annual conference. This is the largest educational conference in the UK with a focus on research. Its key aims are to provide research students with the opportunity to present papers to an audience of fellow research students; offer sessions on research processes led by experienced researchers e.g. on interviewing, data analysis, writing skills, presentation techniques and to help research students develop a network of contacts. Intellect's presence at the event will be a brilliant opportunity for research students to find out what we have to offer!
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Continuity and Innovation Conference at The University of Reading
At the same time, Intellect will be in attendance at this international conference in Reading. This conference seeks to consider the critical challenges contemporary film form poses for film critics and theorists, in an approach rooted in the detail of the film text itself. Confirmed keynote speakers include: Dr Adrian Martin, Senior Research Fellow, Monash University, Australia, Professor Gilberto Perez, Sarah Lawrence College, USA and Douglas Pye, Visiting Fellow in Film, University of Reading, UK.
To find out more visit the conference website:
The conference takes place from 5th to 8th September 2008 and will be held at The University of Reading, UK.

Media@lse Fifth Anniversary Conference
Later in the month, we'll be in London for the 2008 Media@lse conference, Media, Communication and Humanity, to celebrate the department's fifth anniversary. For more information on this exciting conference, visit the website:
The event is being held in the Department of Media and Communication at LSE, London, UK, 22nd and 23rd September 2008.

MEDIACreating Second Lives: Reading and Writing Virtual Communities, Bangor University, Wales
In October we'll be heading to North Wales for the Creating Second Lives: Reading and Writing Virtual Communities. This interdisciplinary conference will shed light on how virtual communities are constructed through linguistic and semiotic en- and decoding, by producers and receivers of video and multiplayer online games as well as virtual worlds such as Second Life. Of particular relevance for delegates at this conference is our forthcoming Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds.
For more information and to register, visit:
This event is being run by the National Institute for Excellence in the Creative Industries, Bangor University, Wales, on 24th and 25th October 2008

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