Category Archives: Student Work

Three visual metaphors, made by 13 year-old pupils

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The following are three visual metaphors, made by 13 year-old pupils during a workshop in October-November 2011. This workshop was organized by Valentina Di Fabio as part of her PhD thesis, which she defended in May 2012. FumoKiller   4_Fumo … Continue reading

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Abstracts for Adventures in Multimodality Seminar: Three student presentations.

Jake Gibbons (BA student Department of English, Florida State University)Title: “The Materiality of Modality and the Material Mode” The digital age leaves unanswered questions of what constitutes modality and what qualifies as a “mode.” In a time when physical texts … Continue reading

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How Neuroscience Changes, Complicates, and Complements Contemporary Film Studies.

How Neuroscience Changes, Complicates, and Complements Contemporary Film Studies. Abstract: As a result of recent research discoveries and technological advancements within neuroscience, a growing interest in the brain and its functions permeates not only film studies, but also the field … Continue reading

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Relevant Blends and Pleasure in Narrative Cinema.

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 Relevant Blends and Pleasure in Narrative Cinema: An account of pleasure in the processing of cognitive blends within a relevance-  theoretic framework . “I propose that relevance theory and blending theory are intrinsically linked.  I posit that a higher cognitive  … Continue reading

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