Remembering Annie Hall: A One-Day Conference
Humanities Research Institute, Sheffield (31st May, 2017)
The Humanities Research Institute (HRI) is on 34 Gell Street, Sheffield S3 7QY. It’s about a 20-minute walk from the main train station, or you can get a tram to “University” (direction Malin Bridge or Middlewood). It’s about 2 minutes from the tram stop.
After the conference we have organised a food and wine reception & film screening at the Curzon Cinema. The Curzon is at 16 George St, Sheffield S1 2PF. It’s very close to the Crucible Theatre, about 5 minutes from the train station.
Coffee/Tea and Lunch will be at the HRI. There will be coffee on arrival/registration! Lunch will be vegan. Dinner will have vegan/vegetarian options. Everything is included in the conference fee!
Information on Conference Bookstall:
There will be a bookstall run by Blackwell’s.
Wifi code: To be confirmed!
Many thanks to our two sponsors: the British Association of American Studies/US Embassy Small Grants Programme and the Arts and Humanities Postgraduate Forum at the University of Sheffield.
We hope you enjoy the conference!
Jonathan Ellis & Jessica Hannington
Introduction/Welcome (9-9.15am) Jonathan Ellis & Jessica Hannington
|Panel 1 (9.15-10.30am)|
|Childhood, Education, Heroism
Chair: Annette Kuhn (Queen Mary University)
Martin Hall (York St. John University) Children, Childhood and Autobiography in the work of Woody Allen
Matthew Mitton (University of Hull) Sentimental Education: Nostalgia and Regret in Woody Allen’s Annie Hall
Lewis Kellett (York St. John University) Woody Allen and the Hero Narrative
|Panel 2 (10.45am-12pm)|
| Fonts & Dubbing
Chair: Jonathan Ellis (Sheffield University)
J.T. Welsch (University of York) “Not a Morose Type”: The Windsor Font in Annie Hall
Julia Havas and Anna Martonfi (University of East Anglia) “People, Throw Me To the Squirrels”: The Cross-Cultural Impact of Annie Hall’s Hungarian Dubbed Version
|Panel 3 (12 noon-1.15pm)|
Chair: Claire Mortimer (UEA)
Annemarie Kane (Open University) Annie Hall and the Trouble with Whiteness
Peter Lederer (Queen’s University Belfast) Annie Hall: A Post-Zionist Critique
Jessica Hannington (Sheffield University) Breaking up with Woody Allen: Influence, Memory and Nostalgia in Annie Hall and Frances Ha
|Panel 4 (2.15-3.30pm)|
|Stardom and the Female Voice
Chair: Jessica Hannington (Sheffield University)
Daniel Sheppard (University of Lincoln) Diane Keaton: Stardom, Sexuality and Agency in Annie Hall and Looking for Mr Goodbar
Claire Mortimer (University of East Anglia) “La di da”: Vocal Performance and the ‘70s Screwball Heroine in Annie Hall
Jonathan Ellis (Sheffield University): Celine as Annie: Richard Linklater’s Before… Trilogy in relation to Annie Hall
|Panel 5 (4-5.15pm)|
Chair: Sophie Maxwell (University of Sheffield)
Christopher Olewicz (Sheffield University) “The Not-So-Silent Partner”: Marshall Brickman and Collaborative Writing in Annie Hall
Carl Sweeney (University of Wolverhampton) “You wanna go to another movie?”: Cinemagoing in Annie Hall
Peter Dahlén (University of Bergen, Norway) The Symbolic Significance of Sports in Annie Hall
Plenary Lecture (5.30-6.30)
Annette Kuhn (Queen Mary University) Annie Hall, Cinephilia, and Film Culture
Food and Wine Reception at Curzon Cinema (7.30-8.30) to be followed by a film screening of a contemporary film influenced by Annie Hall…