10:00am - 10:45am: Keynote 1 with Professor Janet Walker
Keynote 1: Disremembering: Combat, Trauma, and Documentary Testimony
Janet Walker is a Professor of Film & Media Studies, and Chair of Film and Media, at University of California, Santa Barbara.
11:00am - 12:30am: Panel 1
Chair: Dr. Des O'Rawe
Panel 1: Images of Mental Illness: Practice and Theory
Sam Emmery (Producer, Diary of a Broken Mind, BBC3): The Filmmaker’s Experience.
Professor David Cotterrell: Documentary challenges: False Narratives and Illusions of Truth.
Dr. Debbie Lisle (School of Politics, QUB): Moving Encounters: The Affective Mobilities of Photography.
1.30pm - 2:15pm: Keynote 2 with Professor Michael Rowe
Keynote 2: Mental Illness in Relation to Questions of Citizenship, and the Mass Media
Currently, a professor in the Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Institution for Social and Policy Studies. A medical sociologist with a background in ethnographic and qualitative methods, Professor Rowe’s keynote lecture will discuss mental illness in relation to questions of citizenship, and the mass media.
2:30pm - 4:00pm: Panel 2
Panel 2: Trauma and Representation: The Case of Northern Ireland
Chair: Dr. Ciaran Mulholland
Dr. Michael Duffy (School of Sociology, QUB): The Omagh Bomb: Film as a Record of Trauma and As a Therapeutic Tool.
Dr. Jennie Carlsten (School of Media, Film, and Journalism, UU): Emotion and History in Recent N.I. Documentary.
Dr. Niall Corrigan and Dr. David Bell (School of Medicine, QUB, RCPsych): Representations of Trauma in “ Troubles” Films: Are We Forgetting the Victims?
4:15pm - 5:00pm: Plenary Session: Round Table
Dr Ciaran Mulholland
Dr Des O’Rawe
Prof. Michael Rowe
Prof. Janet Walker
Queen's Film Theatre Belfast, BT7 1NN
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