Silent Cinema and Time Travel (SCMS 2013)

This panel poses methodological questions about the resurgence of interest in early film history by interrogating the thematic of time travel in silent cinema. The emergence of cinema itself constitutes a form of time travel, at once "mummifying” contingent moments and making them portable for reenactment in the present, and inventing parallel futures and histories by innovating new cinematic techniques (stop-motion photography, trick splices, enlargements of miniature objects, color ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
SCMS
Event Name: 
SCMS 2013
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 to Sunday, March 10, 2013
Event Location: 
Chicago
Abstract due date: 
Friday, August 10, 2012
Categories: 
American
Interdisciplinary
British
Gender & Sexuality
Literary Theory
20th & 21st Century
20th & 21st Century
Film
TV
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