Speakers (in alphabetical order):
Professor Stephen Frosh, Birkbeck College, University of London
Stephen Frosh is Pro-Vice-Master and Professor in the Department of Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck College, University of London. He is the author of many books and papers on psychosocial studies and on psychoanalysis, including Psychoanalysis Outside the Clinic (Palgrave, 2010), Hate and the Jewish Science: Anti-Semitism, Nazism and Psychoanalysis (Palgrave, 2005), For and Against Psychoanalysis (Routledge, 2006), After Words (Palgrave, 2002) and The Politics of Psychoanalysis (Palgrave, 1999). His most recent books are Hauntings: Psychoanalysis and Ghostly Transmissions (Palgrave, 2013), Feelings (Routledge, 2011) and A Brief Introduction to Psychoanalytic Theory (Palgrave, 2012).
Professor Luke Hockley, University of Bedfordshire
Luke Hockley, PhD, is Professor of Media Analysis, in the Research Centre for Media, Art and Performance (RIMAP) at the University of Bedfordshire. He is also an integrative psychotherapist in private practice, UKCP reg. His latest book Somatic Cinema: The relationship between body and screen – a Jungian perspective will be published by Routledge in 2013. His previous books include: Jung and Film ll: the return (co edited with Christopher Hauke); House the Wounded Healer on TV (co-edited with Leslie Gardner); Frames of Mind; and Cinematic Projections. He is joint Editor in Chief with Lucy Huskinson of the peer reviewed International Journal of Jungian Studies (IJJS), published by Taylor and Francis. http://www.lukehockley.com
Professor John Izod, University of Stirling
John Izod is Emeritus Professor of Screen Analysis in Film, Media and Journalism at theUniversity of Stirling. A Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts he is also a Founding Fellow of the Institute of Contemporary Scotland.
He has published several books: Reading the Screen; Hollywood and the Box Office, 1895-1986; The Films of Nicolas Roeg; An Introduction to Television Documentary (with Richard Kilborn); Myth, Mind and the Screen: Understanding the Heroes of our Time; Screen, Culture, Psyche: A Post-Jungian Approach to Working with the Audience; and Lindsay Anderson: Cinema Authorship (with Karl Magee, Kathryn Hannan & Isabelle Gourdin-Sangouard). He and Joanna Dovalis will co-author Cinema and Therapy: Grief and Transformational Film to be published with Routledge in 2014.
Professor Vicky Lebeau, University of Sussex
Vicky Lebeau is a Professor of English at the University of Sussex. She has published widely in the fields of psychoanalysis and visual culture. She has recently published Childhood and Cinema (Reaktion and Chicago University Press, 2008). In psychoanalysis, she has interests in Freud, Winnicott, Andre Green, Jean Laplanche, Serge Leclaire, Michael Eigen, Joyce McDougall and Christopher Bollas. She is currently researching the topic of the ‘arts of looking’ (including writing on Shane Meadows, Michael Haneke, Gerhard Richter and Don DeLillo).
Dr Agnieszka Piotrowska, University of Bedfordshire
Agnieszka Piotrowska is an award winning documentary filmmaker and a theorist, best known for her controversial film MARRIED TO THE EIFFEL TOWER (2008) which has been screened in more than 40 countries.
She was awarded a theoretical PhD at Birkbeck, University of London in 2012 . She is Senior Lecturer in Media Arts at University of Bedfordshire and her book based on the PhD – Psychoanalysis and Ethics in Documentary Film – is due to come out as a monograph with Routledge later this year.
Professor Emma Wilson, Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge
Emma Wilson is Professor of French Literature and the Visual Arts at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Corpus Christi College. She is also Course Director of the MPhil in Screen Media and Cultures. Her recent books include Cinema’s Missing Children (2003), Alain Resnais (2006), Atom Egoyan (2009) and Love, Mortality and the Moving Image (2012).