International Summer School: Gender in Cinema
5-10 July 2022 – London/Online
Spend an amazing week learning about gender, psychoanalysis and cinema!
In this course, we will explore cinematic representations of gender, in themes linked to identity formation, femininity, masculinity, gender bending, beauty, and ontology. It will include 6 two-hour online lectures and seminars covering the following topics and discussing the following films:
DAY 1: IDENTITY FORMATION
Eyes Without a Face (1960) Georges Franju
The Stepford Wives (1975) Bryan Forbes
Boys Don’t Cry (1999) Kimberly Peirce
DAY 2: FEMININITIES
9 Songs (2004) Michael Winterbottom
Mother (2017) Darren Aronofsky
Daisies (1966) Věra Chytilová
DAY 3: MASCULINITIES
9 1/2 Weeks (1986) Adrian Lyne
Moonlight (2017) Barry Jenkins
Y Tu Mama También (2001) Alfonso Cuarón
DAY 4: GENDER BENDING
Labyrinth (1986) Jim Henson
Velvet Goldmine (1998) Todd Haynes
The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye (2011) Marie Losier
DAY 5: BEAUTY
Death Becomes Her (1992) Robert Zemeckis
Marie Antoinette (2006) Sofia Coppola
The Neon Demon (2016) Nicolas Winding Refn
DAY 6: ONTOLOGY
Predestination (2014) Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig
The Love Witch (2016) Anna Biller
Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001) John Cameron Mitchell
Mary Wild (@psycstar) is the creator of the PROJECTIONS lecture series at Freud Museum London. Mary co-hosts the Projections Podcast, and creates exclusive content on Patreon.
We are looking forward to applications from students, researchers and professionals with a particular interest related to gender studies, film studies and psychoanalysis. A Certificate of Completion will be provided by the end of the week.
Registration fee for online participation is 290 GBP. In order to book a place, please register by 1 July 2022 on https://registration.lcir.co.uk. Contact email address: email@example.com.