“Long Live Play” and “Platform Dominance, Contents Strategies”
02/07/2014 - 16:00
Série de conférences 2013-2014
Chouinard, Alain, Steinberg, Marc
Alain Chouinard's “Long Live Play” and Marc Steinberg 's “Platform Dominance, Contents Strategies”, 7 février, MB 2,270 (1450 rue Guy).
Alain Chouinard’s presentation, “‘Long Live Play’: The Commercialization and Capture of Play within YouTube’s Gameplay Commentary Community,” analyzes the rising popularity of gameplay commentary withi
Film Culture and Critical Discourse in Transnational Context
11/29/2013 - 16:00
Série de conférences 2013-2014
Masha Salazkina and Katarina Mihailovic
Film Cultures and Critical Discourses in Transnational Contexts
Nov 29,16h00
EV 5,615
(1515 Ste.Catherine W.)
The two presentations will engage with the historiographical questions in the study of institutional film cultures and critical discourses on cinema in transnational contexts.
Film, Photography and their World Dependence
11/22/2013 - 16:00
Série de conférences 2013-2014
Hunting, John, Mowchun, Trevor
John Hunting and Trevor Mowchun, 
Nov 22, 16h, EV 5,615
Trevor Mowchun explores the “world dependence” of film through a reconsideration of the conditions of both the presence and absence of the world onscreen.
Reconsidering Cuban Film Culture
10/18/2013 - 14:30
Série de conférences 2013-2014
Rozsa, Irene
Irene Rozsa
October 18, 2013, 14h30 
EV 5,615
1515 Ste.Catherine W.
Alternative worlds, multivers. The point of view of cosmology
06/06/2013 - 15:45 - 16:30
Practices of World Building International Conference
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.

Texts, worlds, stories: on the aesthetics of narrative and semiotic proliferation
06/06/2013 - 10:00 - 10:45
Practices of World Building International Conference
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

Worldtime, Lifetime, Bodytime. Interrogating Models of World Building.
06/07/2013 - 15:00 - 15:45
Practices of World Building International Conference
Zahlten, Alexander

What are the connotations of the model of world building as a metaphor for our current engagement with media? What are the consequences for our relationship to fiction?

Absorption, Saturation, and Overflow in the Building of Imaginary Worlds
06/06/2013 - 14:00 - 14:45
Practices of World Building International Conference
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