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THE ADVANCED RESEARCH TEAM ON HISTORY AND EPISTEMOLOGY OF MOVING IMAGE STUDY IS DEDICATED TO INVESTIGATING THE EVOLUTION AND THE VARIOUS FACETS OF FILM AND MOVING IMAGE STUDIES AS DISCIPLINARY PROJECTS WITHIN ACADEMIA AND BEYOND
06/06/2013 - 10:00 to 10:45
Practices of World Building International Conference
Speaker(s):
Ryan, Marie-Laure

A major trend in contemporary narrative production is the rejection of an aesthetics  that proclaims the inseparability of text, world and narrative.  The traditional formula “one text, one world, one story” is challenged on one  side by the phenomenon of transmedia  storytelling, and on the other by texts that that contain many worlds and

06/06/2013 - 14:00 to 14:45
Practices of World Building International Conference
Speaker(s):
Wolf, Mark J.P.

While much has been written about “immersion”, it is only the first step in the experiencing of an imaginary world.  This paper explores the experience by going further into the process, with the additional liquid metaphors of absorption, saturation, and overflow, and examines not only the effects that each of these processes or stages has on the world’s

06/06/2013 - 11:45 to 12:30
Practices of World Building International Conference
Speaker(s):
Picard, Martin

Video game has become over the years an essential media in the creation of fictional worlds. These digital realms offer interactive and immersive experiences that transform the way we consume these worlds.

06/06/2013 - 15:45 to 16:30
Practices of World Building International Conference
Speaker(s):
Macchia, Giovanni

Mankind, probably throughout all its history, has tried to understand the world. In these attempts, the concept of the world itself has often changed. For thousands of years there had been countless descriptions—driven by religious, philosophical, nationalistic, artistic, even personal, beliefs—about its origins, features, structure, fate.

06/07/2013 - 14:00 to 14:45
Practices of World Building International Conference
Speaker(s):
Hills, Matt

This paper revisits a concept from Fan Cultures (Hills 2002): ‘hyperdiegesis’. I defined the term there as a textual quality inciting fans’ involvement in cult media.

06/06/2013 - 15:00 to 15:45
Practices of World Building International Conference
Speaker(s):
Goyet, Florence

The general question addressed is whether fan culture can--as oral-derived epic at its best--be the means of real political and ethical innovation. The participative nature of both fan culture and oral tradition invites this parallel.

06/07/2013 - 11:45 to 12:30
Practices of World Building International Conference
Speaker(s):
Penley, Constance

Abstract will be available soon

04/12/2013 - 16:00
Lecture Series 2012-2013

Arthemis is Pleased to present a lecture by

Wendy Hui Kyong Chun (Brown University)

Habitual New Media

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