Leipzig 2016 – Early Audiovisual Theory Conference

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A hundred years of Film theory

Münsterberg and beyond: Concepts, Applications, Perspectives

Leipzig, Germany, 29th June 2016 – 2nd July 2016

program: here

IAMHIST (International Association for Media and History) / ZWF (Zentrum für Wissenschaft und Forschung) / Institut für Kommunikations- und Medienwissenschaft, Universität Leipzig

A century after Hugo Münsterberg’s pioneering study, The Photoplay (1916), this international and inter-diciplinary conference will look at audiovisual media from a broad variety of perspectives and disciplines. The conference will include a ceremony to celebrate Münsterberg’s achievements, a scholar who began his academic career at the University of Leipzig before going to Harvard, via Universities of Heidelberg and Freiburg.

FULL CFP (PDF)

CONFERENCE AREAS

AREA 1 – MEDIA THEORY REVISITED

AREA 2 – HUGO MÜNSTERBERG – Life, Work, and Impact

AREA 3 – MEDIA PSYCHOLOGY AND RECEPTION

AREA 4 – CONSULTANTS, CRITICS AND THE AUDIOVISUAL INDUSTRY

AREA 5 – REDEFINING THE BOUNDARIES OF CINEMATIC EXPERIENCE

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