|08:30 - 08:40||Welcome and opening remarks|
|08:45 - 10:30|
Yearning for Television Past: TV Revivals and their Audiences
Chair: Laura Mee
- Siobhan Scarlett O'Reilly, University of Hertfordshire: 'Come along with me to my little corner of the world, you'll soon forget that there's any other place’: The Utopia and Nostalgia of Gilmore Girls (VIDEO ESSAY)
- Bethan Jones, Cardiff University: 'I'll see you in twenty-five years': Manufactured nostalgia and life course fandom
- Ivan Phillips, University of Hertfordshire: ‘It’s a work in progress, but so is life’: Doctor Who and the Haunted Fandom
- Mareike Jenner, Anglia Ruskin University: Looking at Men: On Action TV, Nostalgia, and the Televisual Gaze.
National Genre Modes, Transnational Appropriations
Chair: Elke Weissmann
- Colleen Kennedy-Karpat & Wickham Flannagan, Bilkent University: Genre/Nostalgia/Quintana (VIDEO ESSAY)
- Nicolás Medina Marañón, University of Groningen: Nostalgic Evocations: The Cinematic Experience of Costumbrist Films (VIDEO ESSAY)
- Max Bledstein, University of New South Wales: From Elm Street to Valiasr Street: The Slasher Revival of Mohammad Hossein Latifi’s Girls’ Dormitory.
|10:30 - 12:10|
Dark Pasts: Rethinking Historical Eras and Figures
Chair: Cat Mahoney
- Caitlin Shaw, University of Hertfordshire: To the truth, to the light: Genericity and historicity in Babylon Berlin
- Tom Watson, Teeside University: ‘Based on Truth, Lies…and what actually happened’: Representations of Norwegian Black Metal and Prosthetic Memory in Jonas Åkerlund’s Lords of Chaos (2018)
- Vincent M. Gaine, King's College London: The Spy with the Blood-Tinted Glasses: Nostalgic Espionage of the 21st Century
- Stella Gaynor, University of Salford: Better the devil you know: nostalgia for the captured killer in Netflix's Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes.
The Nostalgic Imaginary in Space, Place and Time
Chair: Adam Herron
- Daniel Nicolau Vidal, Independent Scholar & Jorge Pérez Iglesias, Pompeu Fabra University: Exploring the unidealistic past: the tragic nostalgia in T2 Trainspotting (VIDEO ESSAY)
- Alex Hastie, Coventry University: “I’m old East End. Real East End. Proper. You don’t mess with me”: Nostalgia, family, and imagined geographies of east London in BBC TV soap EastEnders
- Derek Johnston, Queen's University Belfast: Reading Folk Horror Through Nostalgia
- Steven Adams, University of Hertfordshire: An American in Paris: art, film and the preservation of the modern imaginary.
|12:10 - 13:00||LUNCH BREAK|
|13:00 - 14:00|
Chair: Laura Mee
- Kate Egan, Northumbria University
Nostalgia for pre-digital scares: childhood memories, horror and 35mm.
|14:00 - 15:20|
New Frontiers: Rethinking the Western and Nostalgia
Chair: Craig Ian Mann
- Reece Goodall, Warwick University: ‘I was a lonesome cowboy': The Western and nostalgia in the Toy Story series
- Paweł Pyrka, SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities & Stefan Rabitsch, University of Graz/University of Klagenfurt:“Because it’s one hell of a life”: Old/New West Nostalgia, the Romance of Ranching, and Elegiac Cowboys in Yellowstone.
- Isabella Macleod, King’s College London: ‘What chance has this country got?': using the generic conventions of the Western to expose the oxymoron of Australia as a settler-colonial power.
Back to the Future Past: Nostalgia and Temporality
Chair: Bethan Jones
- Brunella Tedesco-Barlocco, Pompeu Fabra University: “Through the darkness of future past”: the paradoxical nostalgia behind Twin Peaks: The Return
- Christoffer Bagger, University of Copenhagen: The Future Happening Right Now: The Mythic Ages Genre and Cloud Atlas
- Michael Fuchs, University of Oldenburg: Returning to Jurassic Park: Serializing Necrofuturistic Cycles of De-Extinction and Re-Extinction.
|15:20 - 15:50||BREAK|
|15:50 - 17:10|
Video Nostalgia and Analogue Aesthetics
Chair: Tom Watson
- Martin Jones, Liverpool John Moores University: Nostalgia and Nostophobia in Puppet Combo Games (VIDEO ESSAY)
- Jamie Terrill, Lancaster University: Caught on Tape? Skateboard Visual Culture and Nostalgia
- Shellie McMurdo & Laura Mee,University of Hertfordshire: Dead Media: VHS nostalgia in the contemporary horror genre.
Teen Dreams and Beauty Queens: Music and Musicals
Chair: Frances Smith
- Nathalie Weidhase, University of Surrey: Popular Music, Music Video and Postfeminist Nostalgia: Lana del Rey’s ‘National Anthem’ (2012)
- Toby Huelin, University of Leeds: Stick to the Status Quo? Music and Nostalgia on Disney+
- Eleonora Sammartino, University of Greenwich: “Let’s Hear It for the Boy”: Masculinity and Nostalgia in the Remakes of 1980s Teen Musicals.
|17:10 - 18:45|
Gender in Genre Film and TV: Women and Nostalgia
Chair: Amy Harris
- Miriam Kent, University of Essex: ‘You look like somebody’s disaffected niece’: Gender, Genre and ‘90s Nostalgia in Captain Marvel (2019) (VIDEO ESSAY)
- Cathy Mahoney, University of Liverpool: 'History is a beautiful thing': Feminising the recent past in Derry Girls and GLOW
- Lynne Stahl, West Virginia University: Perverting Nostalgia: Authoriality, Ambivalence, and Tomboy Narrative in Greta Gerwig’s Little Women
- Sinead Edmonds, Warwick University: Reversing Expectations: The Female Director in Exploitation Film.