Symposium Schedule


Friday, September 22, 2017

Chapel of the Four Chaplains, Temple Performing Arts Center


8:30 - 9:00am Registration and Coffee

9:00 - 10:00am Welcome and Screening, Introduction by Nora Alter

10:00 - 11:30am Panel: Rethinking the "Farocki Style", Moderator: Catherine Pancake

Homay King (Bryn Mawr College), “An Image Is Being Produced: Procedure and Cliché in the Films of Harun Farocki”

Cassandra Guan (Brown University), “Cinema’s Alternative Image Economies: Documentary After Harun Farocki”

Benj Gerdes (Long Island University), “A diversity of tactics against (documentary) orthodoxy, or what young people influenced by ‘Harun Farocki’ can learn from the work of Harun Farocki” 

11:30am - 12:00pm Presentation: Borders in a Single Shot, introduced by Sarah Drury

12:00 - 1:00pm Lunch (included for registered attendees)

1:00 - 2:15pm Farocki and Documentary Practice, Moderator: Deirdre Maitre

Philip Cartelli (Wagner College) “Cinematic and Artistic Research”

Loumia Ferhat (Johns Hopkins University) “Putting the ‘Illumination’ to practice”

Michael Simon (Independent Researcher), “What's That Up There? Filmmakers Demystifying the Objective Perspective” 

2:15 - 2:45pm Coffee Break

2:45 - 4:00pm Panel: Montage and Split Screen, Moderator: Peter d'Agostino

Ryan Conrath (Oberlin College), “The Place of Montage”

Noah Tsika (Queens College), “Traumatic Returns: From Fitzsimmons to Farocki” 

Jennifer Stob (Texas State University), “Split Screen/Superimposition: Political Anamorphosis In Contemporary Experimental Documentary” 

4:15 - 5:15pm Keynote: Kevin B. Lee (Merz Akademie, Stuttgart), introduced by Chris Cagle

5:15 - 5:45pm Closing Remarks

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