Nation and Representation 2002

A Film Conference
UC Berkeley

MONDAY, 6 MAY 2002, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., room 282 Dwinelle

I. Colonial Contacts

  • David Gramling: F.W. Murnau’s Traffic in Tabu
  • Jim Ramey: Werner Herzog’s Representational Imperialism
  • Gerrit Hoche: “Long Arrows are Gaining Fashion”: Targeting the Colonial Gaze in Werner Herzog’s Aguirre

II. Mediated Travel

  • Richard Ascarate: Mirages of Documentary: Werner Herzog’s Fata Morgana
  • Darlene Pursley: Capturing Nostalgia: Video Images in the Films of Wim Wenders
  • Lee Roberts: Tokyo-Ga or Images of Germany? Mediated Memories of Forgotten Fathers
  • Johanna Jacobsen: Germans and Turks: Cinematic Encounters of the Travelling Kind

Sponsored by the Department of German and the Program in Film Studies, in conjunction with German 214/Film 240 (Profs. Deniz Göktürk and Anton Kaes).