Arctic Cinemas and the Documentary Ethos
August 27-29, 2015

Arctic Cinemas and the Documentary Ethos will be held at the the Illini Union and the Spurlock Museum at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. In addition to presentations, the conference program includes a number of screenings of rarely seen and newly restored Arctic films, and a Greenland photography exhibit, undertaken in collaboration with the University of Illinois Spurlock Museum. All presentations and screenings are free and open to the public.

We are grateful for the support of
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada; SIU: Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education, and the following units at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign:
Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs and Global Strategies;
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences;
Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures;
School of Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics;
The European Union Center;
Center for Advanced Study;
Comparative and World Literature;
College of Fine and Applied Arts;
Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory;
Department of Communication;
Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center;
The Center for Global Studies
Scandinavian Studies Program;
Department of Media and Cinema Studies.

Anna Westerstahl Stenport
Associate Professor of Scandinavian Studies and Director of the European Union Centre
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Lilya Kaganovsky
Associate Professor of Slavic, Comparative Literature, and Media and Cinema Studies and Director, Program in Comparative & World Literature
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Scott MacKenzie,
Dept of Film and Media Studies/Graduate Program in
Cultural Studies
Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
Conference Program Manager:
Noelle Belanger, PhD Student Art History, The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Contact us: arcticdocumentary@gmail.com

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