History seminars at the IHR

Film History

Convenor: Dr. Mark Glancy

For enquiries relating to this seminar please contact Mark Glancy: h.m.glancy@qmul.ac.uk

Venue:  Past and Present Room, second floor

Time: Thursday, 5.30pm

Autumn Term 2014
DateSeminar details
23 October Sex, Spies and Shirley Temple: Feature Films on British Television in the 1970s

Sheldon Hall (Sheffield Hallam University)


20 November Synthetic Dreams: Colour-Film-Music in the 1920s

Sarah Street (University of Bristol)

Please note:  this session takes place in Wolfson Room I, in the basement


4 December The Children and the (United) Nations in Hollywood Films of the 1940s

Michael Lawrence (University of Sussex)

Please note: this session takes place in Wolfson Room I, in the basement


Spring Term 2015
DateSeminar details
29 January The Ambivalent Glance: Ceremonies of Remembrance in 1920s British Cinema

Lawrence Napper (King’s College London)


12 February Herbert's Hallways: Navigating the Magical, the Middlebrow and the Domestic in the London Series

Hollie Price (Queen Mary University of London)


26 March Fashioning Britain: Non-Fiction Fashion Films of the Post-war Era

Jo Stephenson (Queen Mary University of London)


Summer Term 2015
DateSeminar details
14 May 'Such Expert Play-Acting': Cary Grant and James Mason in North by Northwest

Adrian Garvey (Queen Mary University of London) and Mark Glancy (Queen Mary University of London)


11 June The Films We Forgot to Remember: Forgotten Propaganda Films of the Second World War

Jeffrey Richards (University of Lancaster)