NEI Digital Round Table 5

22/06/2021 10:10

“Contemporary Irish Film Studies” reflects, among other themes, on the very nature of an Irish national cinema; film x TV studies; women in Irish filmmaking; interfaces of Irish and Brazilian film; the bilingual series Ireland on Film: Screenplays and Critical Contexts; and historical and cultural aspects, such as conflict, violence and the border, on the Irish screen. 

📅 June 29th
🕤 14:00-15:00 Brazil/18:00-19:00 Ireland
💻 Live on PPGI UFSC YouTube Channel

*This event offers a certificate of attendance. Information about certificates will be given during the talk.

NEI Digital Round Tables aim to discuss aspects of research conducted by members of NEI (Núcleo de Estudos Irlandeses of UFSC), in the field of Irish Studies, at undergraduate, MA, PhD and postdoctoral level, with scholars and artists from Ireland, and the Irish Studies global community.

Ruth Barton is Head of the School of Creative Arts and Associate Professor in Film at Trinity College Dublin and a member of the Royal Irish Academy. She has published widely on Irish cinema, and her works include Irish National Cinema (2004) and Acting Irish in Hollywood (2006). She has also written critical biographies of the Hollywood star, Hedy Lamarr – Hedy Lamarr, The Most Beautiful Woman in Film (2010) –  and the Irish silent era director, Rex Ingram –  Rex Ingram, Visionary Director of the Silent Screen (2014). Her latest monograph, Irish Cinema in the Twenty-First Century, was published in 2019 by Manchester University Press.

Lance Pettitt is an Associate Research Fellow of Birkbeck, University of London, and Secondary school teacher of English. His upcoming book is The Last Bohemian: Brian Desmond Hurst, Irish film, British cinema (Syracuse, 2021). Some of his essays have been translated into Portuguese, including “O fantasma da máquina: Yeats e filme como médium”, in Vidas Irlandesas: o Cinema de Alan Gilsenan em Contexto, Série Estudos Culturais – Vol. 5, eds. José Roberto O’Shea and Beatriz Kopschitz Bastos (2019).  He is co-editor, with Beatriz Kopschitz Bastos, of Ireland on Film: Screenplays and Critical Contexts (2011- ) which marks its tenth year with its fourth volume in the series, Pat Murphy’s Maeve (1981). For 2021/22, he holds a Leverhulme/British academy small research grant to explore the border fictions of Eugene McCabe in his novels, stories and television.

Ketlyn Mara Rosa is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Film Studies at Trinity College Dublin, carrying out a research funded by the Irish Research Council on urban conflicts in the cinema of Northern Ireland and Brazil, under the supervision of Professor Ruth Barton. She holds a Doctoral Degree from Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina/PPGI and was a visiting researcher at St Andrews University. Her research emphasis is on war cinema and the analysis of embodied violence and its possible meanings in cinematic representations.

Beatriz Kopschitz Bastos is a member of the Postgraduate Programme in English (PPGI) at UFSC, a founding member of NEI – the Núcleo de Estudos Irlandeses of UFSC, and an executive member of IASIL – The International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures. Currently, she is also a Visiting Fellow at the Humanities Institute at University College Dublin. She supervises research projects at MA and PhD level in Irish Studies at PPGI/UFSC, and has published widely in this field.

Maria Rita Drumond Viana is a member of the Postgraduate Programmes in English (PPGI) and Translation Studies (PGET) and of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures (DLLE) at UFSC, where she is also Head of English. She is the Coordinator of NEI – the Núcleo de Estudos Irlandeses of UFSC – and Vice-Coordinator of the Group of Research in Irish Studies at CNPq. She supervises research projects at MA and PhD levels at PPGI and PGET and has published widely in the fields of English, Irish and Translation Studies.

Organizers: Beatriz Kopschitz Bastos, Alinne Fernandes, Maria Rita Viana, Eloísa Dall’Bello.