Conference: Children and Nontheatrical Media


Children and nontheatrical media: from film to video





Keynote speaker: Rick Prelinger
University of Glasgow, Scotland, April 12-13th 2014

An open call to archivists, academics and film-makers. We are seeking papers and presentations exploring the relationship between nontheatrical media (meaning amateur, orphan, sponsored, municipal, educational films and/or audiovisual material) and children.

Suggested topics might include but are not limited to:

  • Children as performers
  • Children as subjects
  • Children as audiences (e.g. in schools)
  • Children as makers

Please send title; 300 word abstract; name and affiliation to Professor Karen Lury, School of Culture and Creative Arts, University of Glasgow. E-mail:

Deadline for proposals is: November 15th 2013.

The conference is supported by the AHRC and related to the project Children and Amateur Media in Scotland

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