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In this talk, I argue that the French stage actress in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century was a global celebrity who pioneered a reciprocal, visible and above all productive relationship between the Arts and technological development. She did this in Paris, in one of the leading centers of cultural production and technological...

Because of Covid-19, we have relocated this conference online to Zoom. So now we will meet on November 18 & 19, with accessible online videos available on our conference site from November 4 onwards. Join us for roundtable discussion and debate about Giannini and populism, theatre, cinema, and journalism.

In my role as Associate Head of School, Partnership and International, I was part of the team that built and developed this inaugural collaboration between Deakin University and the newly re-built Geelong Arts Centre. Profiling the creative work led by Deakin staff and students and demonstrating the strength of Deakin's engagement in the community,...

This paper was part of a panel that explores the 'les deux orphelines', the two orphan sisters who were first featured in the melodrama, Les Deux Orphelines, at the Théâtre Porte St. Martin, Paris, in January 1874. Written by Eugène Cormon and Adolphe D'Ennery, the play became one of the most famous and enduring melodramatic vehicles in the late...

As a graduate student at UCLA in the 1990s, I won 2 years of PhD research in the BnF to undertake research on Sarah Bernhardt and early film. At that time (1997-1999), there were few people (well, no one) researching silent film in the libraries of Paris. I recall being allowed to photocopy just 10 pages a day at the...

This was my first time to mainland China (as a Hong Kong resident, I never actually visited China pre 1997....). AND it was the first time the Women and Silent Screen conference made it to Asia. I am so proud of this- on the heels of the Melbourne iteration of the conference that I organised and hosted, I was able...