Abigail Keating

Researcher / Writer / Lecturer in Film and Screen Media

Talks

Conference and Invited Talks

“Framing Intimacy in Todd Haynes’s Carol“. Irish Screen Studies Seminar Series, Dublin City University, 11 May 2016.

Invited participation in “The Audiovisual Essay in Ireland” workshop, Maynooth University, 9-10 May 2016.

“(In)Visible Dynamics: Female Control in Contemporary Irish Cinema”. (In)visible Lines: Sibéal Annual Conference, University of Limerick, 20-21 November, 2015.

“What’s in an Eponym? Embodied (non)Identity in ‘Celtic Tiger’ Irish Cinema”. Cosmopolitan Screens, Screen Studies Conference, University of Glasgow, Scotland, 28-30 June 2013.

“All About Adam and Paul: (Fore)Naming the Tiger in Recent Irish Cinema”. Ireland and Cinema: Culture and Contexts, University College Cork, 18-20 April 2013.

Invited Lecture on Pedro Almodóvar and Alfred Hitchcock. Hitchcock: Shadow of a Genius, Irish Film Institute, Dublin, 12 March 2013.
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“Art vs Science: Transmedial Aesthetics in the Cinema of Pedro Almodóvar”. Invited Seminar. Queen’s University Belfast, 19 February 2013.

“Performing Identity in Pedro Almodóvar’s The Skin I Live in (2011)”. Changing Times: Performances and Identities On Screen, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal, 7-9 November 2012.

“Aestheticising the Interstice in Pedro Almodóvar’s The Skin I Live in (2011)”. Cinema in the Interstices, Alphaville Inaugural Conference, University College Cork, 7-9 September 2012.

“The Interactive Home Movie: Individual and Collective Memory in the Age of Web 2.0”. Time Networks: Screen Media and Memory, NECS 2012, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, 21-23 June 2012.

“Digital Deceptions: Aesthetics of the Dotcomumentary”. Invited Presentation. Digital Humanities Workshop, University College Cork, 25 May 2012.

“Documentary in Transit: On the Movement and Aesthetics of a Cinematic Cyberspace”. Genres in Transit: Re-thinking Genre in Contemporary Cinemas, Trinity College Dublin, 20-21 April 2012.

“Conceptualising the Dotcomumentary: Timoner’s We Live in Public (2009)”. College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences Postgraduate Conference, University College Cork, 14 November 2011.

“Corporeality and Identity Movement in Contemporary Cinematic Dublin”. Invited Seminar. Department of Italian Research Seminar, University College Cork, 27 October 2011.

“On the (Non-)Fluency of a Transnational Generation: Performing Identity in Contemporary Irish-language Media”. Sonic Futures: Soundscapes and the Languages of Screen Media, NECS 2011, Birkbeck College and King’s College, University of London, England, 23-26 June 2011.

“A/politicising the Eternal City: Representation, Immigration and a Docu- Agenda”. 8th Irish Postgraduate Film Research Seminar: Space and Time in Film, University College Cork, 29-30 March 2011.

“Setting up an Online Academic Journal”. Invited Presentation. Early Career Researchers’ Journal Committee, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, University College Cork, 8 February 2011.

“Ferrente’s Fleeting Other: L’orchestra di Piazza Vittorio (2006)”. College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences Postgraduate Conference, University College Cork, 20 November 2010.

“Private Places, Global Spaces: Subverting the Amateur Aesthetic of Recent YouTube Phenomena”. Saving Private Reels: An International Conference on the Presentation, Appropriation and Re-contextualisation of the Amateur Moving Image, University College Cork, 17-19 September 2010.

“Transnational European Cinema: An Irish Context”. The Europeanness of European Cinema, King’s College London, England, 4 June 2010.

“On the Transnationality of Filmic Space: A Reconsideration of Almodóvar’s Global Cities”. Transnational, Transcultural, Transmedial: European Cinema Today, An International Graduate Film Studies Conference, University College Cork, 14-15 May 2010.

“Where the Hell is … YouTube?”. 7th Irish Postgraduate Film Research Seminar, Trinity College Dublin, 22-23 April 2010.

“Transnational European Cinema: Aesthetics and the Urban Space”. College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences Postgraduate Conference, University College Cork, 14 November 2009.

“To the Centre and Back: Dublin and the Consumerist Journey in Recent Irish Cinema”. Metropolitan Desires: Cultural Reconfigurations of the European City Space, Manchester Metropolitan University, England, 8-9 September 2009.

“Contrasting Spaces? Representations of Motherhood and the (Urban) Village in Pedro Almodóvar’s Volver”. Locating Media, NECS 2009, University of Lund, Sweden, 25-28 June 2009.

“Peripheral Cubs: Cinematic Representations and Aesthetics of the Other in Celtic Tiger Ireland”. From Local Ireland to Global Ireland: The Reality Beyond, VIII International Conference of the Spanish Association for Irish Studies, Universidad de Alcalá, Spain, 28-30 May 2009.

“Women on the Verge: Mothers and Margins in the Cinema of Pedro Almodóvar”. De-Marginalising the Marginal, Humanities Institute of Ireland, University College Dublin, 1 April 2009.

Event Organisation

Co-organiser of Deviate! The Second International Alphaville Conference, University College Cork, 4-6 September 2014.

Co-organiser of Cinema in the Interstices, Alphaville Inaugural Conference, University College Cork, 7-9 September 2012.

Co-organiser of the 8th Irish Postgraduate Film Research Seminar 2011: Space and Time in Film, University College Cork, 29-30 March 2011.

Co-organiser of Transnational, Transcultural, Transmedial: European Cinema Today, An International Graduate Film Studies Conference, University College Cork, 14-15 May 2010.