Irish Screen Studies Seminar 2019


The Huston School of Film & Digital Media, NUI Galway will host the 15th
Irish Screen Studies Seminar, to be held on 9-10 May 2019.


The Irish Screen Studies Seminar provides a unique platform for the presentation of new work – research, practice, and research through practice – by scholars and filmmakers from third-level institutions in Ireland, as well as those working on Irish screen-related topics in other universities and colleges worldwide.


The seminar is aimed at academic researchers and practitioners in film and screen cultures in the broadest sense, touching on audio, film, television, digital media, transmedia, gaming and related interdisciplinary activity. The ISSS actively promotes the exchange of ideas and offers postgraduate and early career researchers and practitioners an ideal opportunity to present evolving screen-related research and practice in a constructive and encouraging forum. Conference papers will be archived on the Irish Screen Studies website.


The keynote speaker for the conference will be renowned film theorist Professor Laura Mulvey, Senior Professor of Film Studies at Birkbeck College.


Proposals are invited in all areas of film and screen research and/or practice. To submit an abstract/proposal, please email 250 words and a short bio to by 22 February.


For updated information on the conference please visit or the Irish Screen Studies page on Facebook.