UGC National Seminar on Eight Decades of N.E. Cinema
Last Date – 17th January, 2017
A UGC sponsored national level cinema on “Eight Decades of North Eastern Cinema and Beyond” is being organized by the Information & Career Guidance Cell of Lakhimpur Commerce College. The two-day national seminar is scheduled to be held on 30th and 31st January, 2017 at the college in collaboration with Lakhimpur Cine Club, North Lakhimpur.
This was stated by Dr. B.S. Behera, the Principal of Lakhimpur Commerce College in a press release today. The seminar will see participation by prominent film makers, film critics and film personalities of international fame from the North East region.
The organizing committee is calling for research papers for presentation at the seminar from college-university faculty members, research scholars, film critics, media persons, interested public and students on the sub-themes:
Changing identities in North Eastern Cinema,
Period films in India – research and creative license,
Experimenting with themes, narratives, genres, acting and techniques in Indian/North Eastern Cinema,
Stereotypes – representations or misrepresentations in North Eastern Cinema,
Resurgence of regional cinema in India and North East,
The Subaltern Cinema in North East, India and beyond,
Cinema as a national unifying factor in India and the periphery,
Metaphors and Symbols in Cinema,
Film Noir and Contemporary Indian Cinema,
Socio-cultural histories and imaginaries in Indian Cinema,
Documentary – reframing reality, Literature and cinema,
Gender and Feminism in Indian/North Eastern Cinema,
Children Film in India/North East,
Film Censorship in India,
Campus films and media schools in India/North East,
State Focus—Cinema of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Sikkim and North Bengal,
The North Eastern Cinema in ethnic languages.
However the sub-themes are not exclusive, the organizers say.
Abstract of research papers in not more than 250 words are to be sent by 17th January, 2017 and full papers in not more than 2500 words by 27th January, 2017 to
Coordinator, National Seminar Organizing Committee,
Lakhimpur Commerce College,
North Lakhimpur-787001, Assam,