Speaker

June Hwang

June Hwang specializes in twentieth-century literature, film, and culture, with an emphasis on the topics of German Jewish identity, Holocaust Studies, questions of modernity, film theory, and critical theory. Her book Lost in Time: Locating the Stranger in German Modernity (Northwestern UP, 2014) explores discourses of timelessness in the works of central figures of German modernity, such […]

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Sara R. Horowitz

Sara R. Horowitz a professor of comparative literature and Jewish Studies at York University in Toronto. She is the author of Voicing the Void: Muteness and Memory in Holocaust Fiction, which received the Choice Award for Outstanding Academic Book, co-editor of Encounter with Appelfeld, a collection of essays on Aharon Appelfeld, co-editor of the journal Kerem. She is co-editor of H. […]

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Annoucement

Update on conference plenary speakers

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve confirmed our plenary speakers for The Place of Religion in Film! On Friday, March 31, Sara Horowitz (Professor, York University) and June Hwang (Associate Professor, University of Rochester) will lead a conversation about Son of Saul (2015). On Saturday, April 1, following a public screening, Joaquim Pinto, director, and Nuno Leonel, cinematographer, will […]

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Call for Papers

The Place of Religion in Film March 30 – April 1, 2017 with plenaries featuring Joaquim Pinto, director, and Nuno Leonel, cinematographer, of What Now? Remind Me (2013) & Sara Horowitz (Professor, York University) and June Hwang (Associate Professor, University of Rochester) in conversation about Son of Saul (2015). Hosted by Syracuse University, as part of […]

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Keynote Speaker

JOAQUIM PINTO Director of What Now? Remind Me Joaquim Pinto (b. 1957, Porto, Portugal) is a sound designer, producer, and director. He has been sound designer and mixer on more than 100 films, working with such directors as Manoel de Oliveira, Raúl Ruiz, Werner Schroeter, and André Téchiné. From 1987-1996, he produced some 30 films, […]

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