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SEPTEMBER 7

9,00 Registration

9,30 Auditorium: Welcoming address

  • Greetings and Introduction: Michele FADDA and Sara PESCE, Università di Bologna

10,00 Auditorium: Keynote address. Richard DYER, University of St. Andrews. Discussant: Giacomo MANZOLI, Università di Bologna

  • "The Space of Entertainment"

11,20 coffee break

11,40 - 13,30 Auditorium: Panel 1. Chair: Veronica INNOCENTI, Università di Bologna

  • "Entertainment As a Genre in Media, Social Networking and Consumer Culture"

    Enrico MENDUNI, Università degli Studi Roma 3
  • “Texts and Audiences in the new TV Entertainment Environment”

    Piergiorgio DEGLI ESPOSTI, Antonella MASCIO, Roberta PALTRINIERI, Università di Bologna
  • "Who’s Running the Show? Structure and Governance in Hollywood Today"

    Gianluca SERGI, University of Nottingham

13,30 lunch

14,30 - 16,00 Auditorium: Panel 2. Chair: Sara PESCE, Università di Bologna

  • “Retro-active: Pride’s Nostalgia as Unofficial Heritage”

    Louis BAYMAN, University of Southampton
  • “Mourning the Studio System: Nostalgia, Cinephilia, and Entertainment in Feud - Bette and Joan”

    Ilaria De PASCALIS, Università degli Studi Roma 3
  • “The World as a Toy. On Miniaturization, Nostalgia, and Atmosphere in Wes Anderson’s Grand Budapest Hotel”

    Lorenzo MARMO, Università di Napoli ‘L’Orientale’

14,30 - 16,00 Teatro: Panel 3. Chair: Luca BARRA, Università di Bologna

  • “The Perfection Series. Informercial Demonstrations as Entertaining Programs”

    Adriano D’ALOIA, Università Uninettuno Roma
  • “That’s Infotainment”

    David LIPSON, Université Paris Sud
  • “You Cannot Spell Supernatural Without Fandom: Dynamics of Entertainment and Parasocial Relationship inside Supernatural Fandom”

    Olimpia CALÌ, Università di Messina

16,00 coffee break

16,20 - 18,10 Auditorium: Panel 4. Chair: Fatima CHINITA, Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa

  • “Entertainment Between Laughter and Tears: The Case of Two Silent Clowns in He Who Gets Slapped (Victor Sjoström 1924) and The Laughing Man (Paul Leni 1928)”

    Raphaëlle COSTA De BEAUREGARD, Université de Toulouse II - Jean Jaurès
  • “Art, Entertainment, and Spectatorship in Woody Allen’s Cinema”

    Gilles MENEGALDO, Université de Poitiers
  • “Woody Allen and the Spectacle of Magic”

    Isabelle SCHMITT-PITIOT, Université de Bourgogne
  • “Entertaining with Movement: the Essence of Animation”

    Pierre FLOQUET, Université de Bordeaux

16,20 - 18,10 Teatro: Panel 5. Chair: Hervé MAYER, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre

  • “Show Must Go On. Hollywood à travers les spectaculaires métamorphoses du film A Star Is Born (1937, 1954, 1976)”

    Jean Baptiste CHANTOISEAU, Université Sorbonne-Nouvelle
  • “A star is porn. Part obscène de l’entertainment dans Showgirls de Paul Verhoeven(1995)”

    Xavier DAVERAT, Université de Bordeaux
  • “What Price Hollywood? Grooming Daisy Clover for Stardom”

    Zeenat SALEH, Université de Franche-Comté Besançon

19,00 Aperitivo

Film Screening (Cineteca di Bologna)

SEPTEMBER 8

9,30 Auditorium: Keynote address. Krin Gabbard, Columbia University. Discussant: Franco MINGANTI, Università di Bologna

  • "La La Land Is a Hit. But Is It Good for Jazz?"

11,00 coffee break

11,20 - 13,00 Auditorium: Panel 6. Chair: Leonardo GANDINI, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia

  • “The Bitter Politics of Audio-visual Metafiction in the Digital Age: Bourdieu, Rancière, Black Mirror 1.1 (Channel 4, 2011) and I, Daniel Blake (Ken Loach, 2016)”

    David ROCHE, Université de Toulouse II - Jean Jourès
  • “Debating the War on Terror in Entertainment Cinema: The Politics of Spectacle in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Zack Snyder, 2016)”

    Hervé MAYER, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre
  • “Land of Wolves: The Spectacle of the Border/The Border as Entertainment in Sicario”

    Celestino DELEYTO, Universidad de Zaragoza

11,20 - 13,00 Teatro: Panel 7. Chair: Isabelle LE CORFF, Université de Bretagne Occidentale

  • “Theatre Performance in Wes Anderson’s Films: Meaningful Games or Mere Entertainment?”

    Julie ASSOULY, Université d’Artois
  • “Danny Boyle’s The Beach (2000), The Most Dangerous Game?”

    Anne-Marie PAQUET-DEYRIS, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre
  • “Avatars, Spectacle, and Identity in Atom Egoyan’s Adoration (2008)”

    Chloé MONASTEROLO, Université de Toulouse II - Jean Jourès

13,00 lunch

14,10 - 16,00 Auditorium: Panel 8. Chair: Michele FADDA, Università di Bologna

  • “Film Documentary, Government Propaganda, and Entertainment: The Case of Lorentz’s Films of Merit”

    Zachary BAQUÉ, Université de Toulouse II - Jean Jaurès
  • “Crooners & Cowboys: How 1930s American Sensibility Was Shaped by Vocal Tracks”

    Costanza SALVI, Independent Scholar
  • “They Had Faces: Max Factor and the Making of the Star Close-up in 1930s Hollywood”

    Silvia VACIRCA, Università di Roma La Sapienza

14,10 - 16,00 Teatro: Panel 9. Chair: Gilles MENEGALDO, Université de Poitiers

  • “When is Entertainment? Multi-level Reality in Hollywood Musicals (from 42nd Street to La La Land) and a Few Other Genres”

    Dominique SIPIÈRE, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre
  • “The Aura of Entertainment: Buz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge! and The Show that Must Go On”

    Fatima CHINITA, Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa
  • “Would keep a person entertained whether he or she wanted to be or not - le potentiel d’entertainment des films musicaux hollywoodiens classiques à l’épreuve des discours de spectateurs”

    Fanny BEURÉ, Université Paris Diderot
  • “L’Entertainment, une nouvelle science cinématographique?”

    Yola Le CAÏNEC, Université de Rennes 2

16,00 coffee break

16,20 - 18,00 Auditorium: Panel 10. Chair: Gino SCATASTA, Università di Bologna

  • “Re-creating the West: Robert Altman’s Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull’s History Lesson (1976)”

    Penny STARFIELD, Université de Caen Normandie
  • “The Role of Audiovisuals in Building the Pop Celebrities’ Identities: The Case of The Beatles and a Comparison with Contemporary State of the Art”

    Lucio SPAZIANTE, Università di Bologna
  • “TV Party and Social(ist) Events in No Wave Films”

    Céline MURILLO, Université Sorbonne Paris Cité
  • “Excitingly Different and Disquieting Unusual: Entertainment and the Incredibly Strange Culture”

    Alessandra CHIARINI, Università di Bologna

16,20 - 18,00 Teatro: Panel 11. Chair: Celestino DELEYTO, Universidad de Zaragoza

  • “From The Sixth Sense (M. Night Shyamalan, 1999) to Memento (Christopher Nolan, 2000): Re-viewing as Entertainment”

    Christophe GELLY, Université Clermont Auvergne
  • “Des étoiles au dés/astre: le monde entropique de Maps to the Stars de David Cronenberg”

    Isabelle LABROUILLERE, Université de Toulouse II - Jean Jaurès
  • “None Are Immune: The Spread of Zombietainment in 21st Century Film, Television and Beyond”

    Elizabeth MULLEN, Université de Bretagne Occidentale

20,00 dinner

Film Screening (Cineteca di Bologna)

SEPTEMBER 9

9,30 - 11,00 Auditorium. Panel 12. Chair: Penny STARFIELD, Université de Caen Normandie

  • “The World Is a Stage: Entertainment, Spectacle, and Mike Leigh’s Discourse of Class”

    Jean-François BAILLON, Université Bordeaux-Montaigne
  • “British Nonsense and the Culture of Recreation in Film”

    Isabelle LE CORFF, Université de Bretagne Occidentale
  • “From Kitchen Sink to Bollywood: Differing Regional and Ethnic Constructions of Filmic Entertainment in 1960s Britain”

    Melvyn STOKES, University College London
  • “Post-Bollywood: Entertainment Through Globalization?”

    Kristian FEIGELSON, Université Sorbonne-Nouvelle

9,30 - 11,00 Teatro. Panel 13. Chair: Elizabeth MULLEN, Université de Bretagne Occidentale

  • “You Know The Trope: But Do We? Entertainment on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”

    Anaïs Le FÈVRE-BERTHELOT, Université de Rennes 2
  • “Entertaining Without Schwarzie: Female Bodily Performance in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (Fox, 2008-2009)”

    Marianne KAC-VERGNE, Université de Picardie Jules Verne
  • “Big Ben Said Stop!, Portobello, When Entertainment Shocked the Italian Public Service Broadcaster”

    Anna BISOGNO, Università degli Studi Roma 3

11,00 coffee break

11,30 Auditorium. SERCIA General Meeting Conclusion