[SydPhil] Cinematic Ethics 2 Symposium: Emotion, Ethics, and Cinematic Experience, Dec 15-16, Macquarie University

Robert Sinnerbrink robert.sinnerbrink at mq.edu.au
Mon Nov 28 10:25:24 AEDT 2016

Cinematic Ethics 2 Symposium: Emotion, ethics, and cinematic experience

A Two Day Workshop/Symposium, Thursday Dec 15 & Friday Dec 16, 2016
MGSM Conference Centre<https://www.executivecentres.mgsm.edu.au/macquarie-park/location>, Macquarie University<http://www.mq.edu.au/about/contacts-and-maps/maps>, North Ryde, Sydney

The complex relationships between emotion, ethics, and cinematic experience provides the focus for this invited interdisciplinary workshop, the second 'Cinematic Ethics' symposium at Macquarie University, organised by Dr Robert Sinnerbrink as part of his ARC Future Fellowship project, 'Cinematic Ethics: Exploring Ethical Experience through Film' (FT 130100334). It brings together national and international researchers working on film from different disciplines, traditions, and theoretical perspectives. Particular attention will be given to developing the dialogue between phenomenological and cognitivist approaches to theorising emotion, ethics, and aesthetics in cinematic experience.

All welcome but please email robert.sinnerbrink at mq.edu.au<mailto:robert.sinnerbrink at mq.edu.au> if you are interested in attending.

Invited Speakers:

Mathew Abbott (Federation University, Ballarat)
'The Look of Silence and the Problem of Monstrosity'

Amy Coplan (Californian State University -- Fullerton)
[Neuroscientific approaches to cinema and empathy]

Ludo de Roo (Macquarie University)
'The Four Natural Elements as a Philosophy of Film: Ecocinema from a phenomenological perspective'

Paul Formosa (Macquarie University)
'Focus, Sensitivity, Judgement and Action: Designing Videogames for Moral Engagement'

Philip Martin (Macquarie University)
'Images of War and Wisdom Teeth: Aimless Bullet's Aesthetic-Social Imaginings'

Ted Nannicelli (University of Queensland)
'Film Production and Ethical Criticism'

Carl Plantinga (Calvin College)
'Screen Stories: The Personal and the Political in an Ethics of Engagement'

Karen Pearlman (Macquarie University)
'Documenting Thoughts and Revealing Agency'

Jane Stadler (University of Queensland)
'Intercorporeality: The Ethics of Empathy in Bryan Fuller's Hannibal'

Robert Sinnerbrink (Macquarie University)
'Phenomenology meets Cognitivism: Notes on Cinematic Moods'

Saige Walton (University of South Australia)

'Heart of a Dog (2015): Merleau-Ponty's Depth, Ethics and the Cinema of Poetry'

For further details please contact Dr Robert Sinnerbrink (robert.sinnerbrink at mq.edu.au)

Dr Robert Sinnerbrink

Senior Lecturer & Australian Research Council Future Fellow

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