Women and New Hollywood

29-30 May 2018

Tuesday, 29 May

9.00: Registration & coffee (Iontas building, foyer)
9.30: Welcome and Keynote  
Amelie Hastie (Amherst): “Genealogies of a Decade: Women, Film, and the 1970s”

(Education Building, room 133)

11.00: Coffee (Iontas building, foyer)
11.15: Panel 1: Adaptation and Stardom (chair: Martha Shearer, King's College London)
(Iontas building, AFF Seminar Room, Floor 1)
Luke Holmaas (Wisconsin-Madison): ‘I must have broken some taboo’: The Reception of Women in Vulgar Comedies of the New Hollywood 
Samantha Herndon (Texas-Austin): ‘How will I think of my name?’: Adaptation and Female Authorship in Valley of the Dolls
Peter Jameson (Queen’s Univeristy Belfast): Jane Fonda: a New Hollywood radical’s crinoline period 
12.45: Lunch (Iontas building, foyer)
1.30: Panel 2: Jay Presson Allen (chair: Hannah Hamad, Cardiff)
(Iontas building, AFF Seminar Room, Floor 1)
Gabrielle Kelly (AFI Conservatory - American Film Institute): Never Let Them See You Cry: Jay Presson Allen, Pioneer Producer and Screenwriter
Oliver Gruner (Portsmouth): ‘I am truly in my prime’: The New Hollywood Career of Jay Presson Allen
2.30: Coffee (Iontas building, foyer)
3.00: Panel 3: Wanda (chair: Amelie Hastie, Amherst)
(Education Building, room 133)

Screening: Wanda (dir. Barbara Loden, Foundation for Filmmakers 1971)
Fjoralba Miraka (Roehampton): Gender, Genre, and Class Politics in Barbara Loden’s Wanda

5.30: Wine Reception (Iontas building, foyer)
7.30: Conference Dinner (Avenu Café, Main Street, Maynooth)

(Day 2)