16 mars 2009

Colloque : Media, Communications and the Postcolonial

Ciclas (Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur les Identités Culturelles et les Langues de Spécialités), Universite Paris-Dauphine and the Department of Global Communications of the American University of Paris, AUP


This symposium seeks to discuss the question of media in postcolonial societies as well as postcolonial problematics within the media. What kind of postcolonial theory is appropriate to communications studies, what is the nexus between postcoloniality and globalization? The papers will discuss cases where colonialist discourse re-emerges in mediating language and
visuals, as well as those where hybrid identities emerge and historical lines of difference are deconstructed.
The conference takes place on Friday at the University of Paris-Dauphine in the 16th arrondissement of Paris and on Saturday at the American University of Paris in the 7th.

FRIDAY 27 MARCH - ROOM A707 Université Paris-Dauphine, Place du Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny, 75775 PARIS Cedex 16
- 11am Deirdre GILFEDDEER; U.Paris-Dauphine,"The Visual Rhetoric of Australian Travel Posters between the Two World Wars²
- 11.30, Amandine Graff, "La représentation des Aborigènes par Tourism Australia²
- 2pm. Evelyn ODONKOR, ³Values in Advertising to children in Ghana²
- 2.30, Mehita Iqani, London School of Economics. ³Afrika, Afrika:Representations of the OSpectacular Dark continent¹ on show posters in London²
- 3pm, Stephen MONTEIRO, AUP, ³Back to Bollystan: Indian Diaspora and Image Production in India²²
- 3.30 Niall BRENNAN, LSE, "Brazil via Europe: The Invocation and Negotiation of Postcolonial Legacies in the Brazilian Television Mini-series²

SATURDDAY 28 MARCH, AUP, 6 rue du Colonel Combes, 75007.
- 10am. Victor OOST, Universite Paris VI, ³Humanitarian and Neocolonial media-led and mediated responses to the Federal Northern Territory Intervention and its aftermath in NT communities²
- 10.30 Estelle CASTRO, ³Exporting and Reporting on Palm Island and Australia¹²
- 11am, Jayson HORSIN / Waddick DOYLE, AUP, ³Media Images of the 'Banlieue Riots²

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