Seminars organised in the framework of the project

ERC Seminar

“Qui compta? Representacions de gènere al cinema i la seva circulació”

Mar Binimelis Adell

December 15 2020, 15:00 - 17:30. [Virtual]

European Research Council Organized by the ERC StG project Social Networks of the Past: Mapping Hispanic and Lusophone Literary Modernity (1898-1959) (Grant agreement No 803860), led by Diana Roig Sanz.
IN3- Arts and Humanities Department, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.

Texts under discussion:

Mar Binimelis. “Perspectivas teóricas en torno a la representación de las mujeres en el cine: una breve aproximación histórica”, Secuencias: Revista de historia del cine, 42, 2015: 7-34. 

Mar Binimelis, Josetxo Cerdán & Miguel Fernández Labayen. “In and out: the transnational circulation of Spanish cinema in digital times”, Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies, 16 (1), 2015: 1-8. 

Elena Ortega Oroz & Mar Binimelis. “Who counts? The presence of women directors in Spanish independent cinema through a data analysis of film circulation”, Comunicación y Sociedad, 3 (33), 2020: 101-118.

Mar Binimelis Adell is a professor of the Department of Communication of the Universitat de Vic - Universitat Central de Catalunya (UVic-UCC) and the Interuniversity Master’s Degree in Women’s Studies, Gender and Citizenship (UB). Member of the TRACTE research group (Traducción Audiovisual, Comunicación y Territorio), of the MYC project (red internacional de investigación Mujeres y Cine) and CEIG researcher (Center for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies of the UVic-UCC).

She publishes regularly in academic journals. She is currently working on editing from the books Espectáculo de frontera y contranarrativas migrantes. Estudios de caso sobre la representacíón y autorepresentación audiovisual de los migrantes y refugiados en dos orillas del Atlántico (Binimelis-Adell, Mar & Varela Huertas, Amarela, (eds.) Peter Lang) and Conversaciones con mujeres profesionales del sector cinematográfico español (Annette Scholz, Elena Oroz, Mar Binimelis-Adell & Marta Álvarez, (eds.) Peter Lang. Romania Viva Collection).

Researcher of the project of I+D “Las relaciones transnacionales en el cine digital hispanoamericano: los ejes de España, México y Argentina” (CSO2014-52750-P). Project coordinator of ‘Crossroads’ (European Comission. Erasmus+) and ‘Transformando imaginarios de género’ (ICD), among others. In addition to around gender also investigates other axes of inequality and power in the media communication and audiovisuals. She has been a visiting researcher at Vassar College (New York), at the Universidad Autónoma de México (UNAM) and Universidad Autónoma de la Ciudad de México (UACM) and at the Humboldt-Universität in Berlin between other institutions.

ERC Seminar

“Presentation: Impresso Project”

Maud Ehrmann and Marten Düring

December 1 2020, 13:30 - 16:30. [Virtual]

European Research Council Organized by the ERC StG project Social Networks of the Past: Mapping Hispanic and Lusophone Literary Modernity (1898-1959) (Grant agreement No 803860), led by Diana Roig Sanz.
IN3- Arts and Humanities Department, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.

Impresso Project “Media monitoring of the past. Mining 200 years of historical newspapers” is to enable critical text mining of newspaper archives with the implementation of a technological framework to extract, process, link, and explore data from print media archives. Supported by an interdisciplinary consortium composed of computational linguists, digital humanists, designers, historians, librarians and archivists, impresso (i.e. “what has been printed”) will tackle the challenges of content enrichment and data representation, visualization and analysis, completed by methodological and epistemological reflections. Expected outcomes include, among others, a set of natural language processing (NLP) tools dedicated to historical print media, visualization interfaces for active exploration and critical analysis of newspaper corpora in a transparent manner, as well as a digital history research project on resistance to European unification in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Time frame to the project: September 2017 - August 2020.

ERC Seminar

“Cine y teoría de género”

Katarzyna Paszkiewicz

November 3 2020, 15:00 - 17:30. [Virtual]

European Research Council Organized by the ERC StG project Social Networks of the Past: Mapping Hispanic and Lusophone Literary Modernity (1898-1959) (Grant agreement No 803860), led by Diana Roig Sanz.
IN3- Arts and Humanities Department, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.

Texts under discussion:

  • Colaizzi, Giulia (2007). “Género y tecnología: de la voz femenina a la estilización del cuerpo”, La pasión del significante: Teoría de género y cultura visual, Madrid: Biblioteca Nueva, pp. 21-35.
  • Mulvey, Laura (1989). “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema”, Visual and Other Pleasures, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 14-26.
  • Paszkiewicz, Katarzyna (2018). “Introduction: Impossible Liaisons? Genre and Feminist Film Criticism”, Genre, Authorship and Contemporary Women Filmmakers, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 1-33.

Katarzyna Paszkiewicz is Lecturer in English Studies at the University of the Balearic Islands and a member of ADHUC – Research Centre for Theory, Gender and Sexuality (University of Barcelona). Her primary research is in Film Studies, Cultural Studies and Gender Studies, with an emphasis on film genres and women’s cinema in the USA and Spain. She has co-edited, with Mary Harrod, Women Do Genre in Film and Television (Routledge, 2017), and published two monographs: Rehacer los géneros: Mujeres cineastas dentro y fuera de Hollywood (Icaria, 2017) and Genre, Authorship and Contemporary Women Filmmakers (Edinburgh University Press, 2018). Her most recent edited collection, Final Girls, Femininity and Popular Culture (Palgrave, 2020)co-edited with Stacy Rusnak, addresses contemporary reformulations of the Final Girl in film, TV and literature. She is Principal Researcher in the project “Cinema and Environment: Affective Ecologies in the Anthropocene” (PID2019-110068GA-I00, Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación).

Seminar “Principis del Web Scraping i OCR” with Marc Moreno

October 13 2020, 13.00h - 14.15h. [Virtual]

Reading Seminar on Cultural History. Moderated by Pablo Suárez-Mansilla (UOC - GlobaLS)

September 15, 2020

Texts for discussion:

  • Raymond Williams, “Culture”. Keywords: A vocabulary of culture and society. Oxford University Press, 1983, pp. 87-93.
  • Roger Chartier, “Le monde comme représentation”. Annales. Economies, sociétés, civilisations, 44 (6), 1989, pp. 1505-1520.
  • Peter Burke, “The Rise of Constructivism”. What is Cultural History?. Polity Press, 2004, pp. 75-79.
  • Alessandro Arcangeli, Jörg Rogge and Hannu Salmi. “General Introduction”, The Routledge Companion to Cultural History in the Western World. Routledge, 2020, pp. 1-5.

Virtual Seminar with Christophe Gauthier (École des Chartes)

Wednesday, July 8, 10:00 - 12:30

European Research Council Organized by the ERC StG project Social Networks of the Past: Mapping Hispanic and Lusophone Literary Modernity (1898-1959) (Grant agreement No 803860), led by Diana Roig Sanz.
IN3- Arts and Humanities Department, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.

Texts under discussion:

  • Christophe Gauthier, “Des Femmes aux origines de la cinémathèque française”. L’écran rouge, syndicalisme et cinéma de Gabin à Belmondo (Tangui Perron dir.). Ivry-sur-Seine, L’Atelier, 2018.
  • Christophe Gauthier, “L’introuvable critique. Légitimation de l’art et hybridation des discours aux sources de la critique cinématographique”. Mil neuf cent. Revue d’histoire intellectuelle, 26 (1), 2008, pp. 51-72.
  • Germán Silveira, “The literary origins of film criticism in Argentina and Uruguay: Horacio Quiroga’s reviews, 1918–1931”. Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, 36 (2), 2016, pp. 232-251.

Regionalismos y transferencias culturales en la Europa del siglo XX. Virtual Seminar with Xosé Manoel Núñez Seixas (Universidad de Santiago de Compostela)

Friday, June 26, 9:30 - 12:00

European Research Council Organized by the ERC StG project Social Networks of the Past: Mapping Hispanic and Lusophone Literary Modernity (1898-1959) (Grant agreement No 803860), led by Diana Roig Sanz.
IN3- Arts and Humanities Department, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.

Texts under discussion:

  • Núñez Seixas, Xosé M. & Eric Storm. “Introduction”. Regionalism and Modern Europe. Identity Construction and Movements from 1890 to the Present Day. Xosé M. Núñez Seixas & Eric Storm (eds.). Bloomsbury, 2018: 1-25.
  • Núñez Seixas, Xosé M. & Eric Storm. “Conclusions”. Regionalism and Modern Europe. Identity Construction and Movements from 1890 to the Present Day. Xosé M.Núñez Seixas & Eric Storm (eds.). Bloomsbury, 2018: 343-354.
  • Núñez Seixas, Xosé M. “¿Negar o reescribir la Hispanidad?. Los Nacionalismos subsestatales ibéricos y América Latina, 1898-1936”. Patriotas transnacionales: Ensayos sobre nacionalismos y transferencias culturales en la Europa del siglo XX. Cátedra, 2019: 155-187.

The use of “minor” and “peripheral” in intercultural history. Virtual Seminar with Maud Gonne

Friday, June 5, 11:00 - 13:30

Texts under discussion:

  • Cronin, Michael. “Altered States: Translation and Minority Languages”. TTR 8,Issue 1 (1995):85–10.
  • Lionnet, Françoise & Shih Shu-mei. Minor Transnationalism. Duke University Press, 2005.
  • Wallerstein, Immanuel. “Historical Origins of World-Systems Analysis: From Social Science Disciplines to Historical Social Sciences”. World-Systems Analysis: An Introduction. Duke University Press, 2004:1-22.

Mapa de la prensa cinematográfica española (1910-1960). Contenidos y discursos. Virtual Seminar with Jorge Nieto Ferrando (University of Lleida)

Tuesday, May 19 2020,16:00 - 18:30

Texts under discussion:

  • Nieto Ferrando, Jorge. “La prensa cinematográfica española como fuente y objeto dela historia del cine. Análisis y evolución de sus contenidos (1910-2010)”. Historia y comunicación social 24, No.1 (2019): 237-258.
  • Jullier, Laurent. ¿Qué es una buena película?. Paidós, 2006.

Bio-note: Jorge Nieto Ferrando is a professor of “Audiovisual Narrative” and “Documentary” at the University of Lleida. His lines of research focus on the culture of cinema, theory and film criticism, audiovisual discourse analysis, and the history of film and media. He has been a principal researcher in different research projects with institutions such as the Valencian Institute of Audiovisual and Cinematography or Spanish Film Library/Institute of Cinematography and the Audiovisual Arts. He is responsible for the “Grup de Recerca en transformacions en els mitjans audiovisuals i les seues implicacions en el desenvolupament polític, cultural i social”, from the University of Lleida. He has published in magazines like Ayer, Signa, Arte, Individuo y Sociedad, Comunicación y Sociedad o Historia y Comunicación Social. He is the author, among other books, of Posibilismos, memorias y fraudes. El cine de Basilio Martín Patino (2006), Cine en papel. Cultura y crítica cinematográfica en España (1939-1962) (2009), Cine en papel. Cultura y crítica cinematográfica en España (1962-1982) (2013), La oposición al franquismo en el cine (2018), La prensa cinematográfica en España, 1910-2010 (2018) with José Enrique Monterde, Ricardo Muñoz Suay Award from the Academy of Arts and the Cinematographic Sciences. He has coordinated, with Juan Miguel Company the book Por un cine de lo real. Cincuenta años después de las Conversaciones de Salamanca (2006) (research award of the Spanish Association of Film Historians), El destino se disculpa. El cine de José Luis Sáenz de Heredia (2011) with José Luis Castro de Paz and the Diccionario del audiovisual valenciano (2018), with Agustín Rubio.

Cosmopolitanism. Virtual Seminar with Paulo Lemos Horta (NYU-Abu Dhabi) and Bruce Robbins (Columbia University)

Tuesday, April 28 2020, 15:00 - 17:30

Texts for discussion:

-Santiago, Silvano (2017). The Cosmopolitanism of the Poor. Translated by Paulo Lemos Horta and Magdalena Edwards. Los Angeles: Review of Books.

-Lemos Horta, Paulo (2017). “Cosmopolitan Prejudice”. In Bruce Robbins, Paulo Lemos Horta, and Kwame Anthony Appiah (eds.), Cosmopolitanisms. New York: NYU Press Scholarship, 153-168.

Seminar with Malte Hagener (University of Marburg)

March 31, 2020

Bio-note: Malte Hagener is a professor in media studies with a focus on the history, aesthetics and theory of film at Philipps University Marburg. He directs the DFG-funded project media/rep/ - an open access repository in media studies. He is a co-founder of Necs –European Network for Cinema and Media Studies as well as member of the editorial board of the peer-reviewed OA-journal Necsus– European Journal of Media Studies.

ANT-Actor Network Theory and its application. Seminar with Michael Luchtan (UOC)

February 27, 2020

Seminar on Latour by Israel Rodríguez and Daniel López (researchers at IN3, UOC).

February 25, 2020

Texts for discussion:

  • Latour, Bruno. “On the Difficulty of Being an ANT: An Interlude in the Form of a Dialog”. In The Social Study of Information and Communication Study, edited by Chrisanthi Avgerou, Claudio Ciborra, and Frank Land, 62-76. Oxford University Press, 2004.
  • Latour, Bruno. Reassembling the Social. An Introduction to Actor-Network-Theory. Oxford University Press, 2007

Seminar with Paula Bruno (Argentine researcher at CONICET)

February 5, 2020

Bio-note: Paula Bruno (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1975) is a Doctor in History from the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters of the University of Buenos Aires and a Professor in Middle and Higher Education in History from the same faculty. She also holds a Master in Historical Research from the University of San Andrés. She is currently a researcher at the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET). She directs the Department of Historical and Social Studies of the University Torcuato Di Tella (UTDT), where she is Associate Research Professor. She is the founder and Academic Director of the Biographical Studies Network of Latin America (REBAL). She has been a visiting researcher in multiple universities and she has received individual scholarships and funding to develop individual and group research projects from different state agencies, foundations and R&D centers in different countries (Argentina, United States, Mexico, Spain, Italy, Germany and France).

An introduction to network analysis. Seminar with Javier Borge and Albert Soler (Complex Systems, IN3, UOC)

January 17, 2020

The transfer of knowledge. Networks between Barcelona and Buenos Aires. Seminar with Oliver Hochadel and Álvaro Girón (Researchers at the CSIC in Barcelona)

December 10, 2019

Data and open science. Seminar with Lluís Anglada (Open Science Director at the Concorci de Serveis Universitaris de Catalunya - CSUC)

December 5, 2019

Management and organization challenges of an ERC project. Seminar with Jorge Locane (UOC - GlobaLS, visiting scholar)

December 4, 2019

An Introduction to Network Analysis. Seminar with Javier Borge-Holthoefer (Group Leader of Complex Systems, IN3, UOC)

December 3, 2019

Reading Seminar on Pierre Bourdieu. Moderated by Elisabet Carbó and Laura Fólica (UOC - GlobaLS)

November 19, 2019

Texts for discussion:

  • Bourdieu, Pierre. “Part I: The Field of Cultural Production, Chapter 1. The Market of Symbolic Goods”. In The Field of Cultural Production, 1-34. Columbia University Press, 1984.
  • Sánchez Prado, Ignacio M. (ed.). Pierre Bourdieu in Hispanic Literature and Culture. Palgrave McMillan, 2018.

Library Catalogs and Publishing in Mexico. Seminar with Lluís Agustí (Professor at the Faculty of Library Science of the University of Barcelona)

November 19, 2019

The use of big data in Humanities projects. Seminar with Ignasi Labastida (Head of the Research Support Unit of the CRAI-UB)

November 14, 2019

Bio-note: Ignasi Labastida i Juan (1970) is a Catalan free knowledge researcher and activist. He holds a doctorate in Physics from the University of Barcelona and is responsible for the Research Support Unit of the CRAI of the same university, where he heads the Office of Knowledge Dissemination. Since 2003 he has led the Creative Commons project in Catalonia and Spain. He has promoted and contributed to the creation of open science training materials. He has chaired the Board of SPARC Europe since March 2019.

Key concepts in the analysis of library catalogs and map of Latin American and US libraries. Seminar with Ciro Llueca (Director of the UOC Library)

November 12, 2019

Reading Seminar on Digital Humanities. Moderated by Ventsislav Ikoff (UOC - GlobaLS)

November 7, 2019

Texts for discussion:

  • Jockers, Matthew. Macroanalysis. Digital Methods and Literary History. University of Illinois Press, 2013
  • Moretti, Franco. Graphs, Maps, Trees : Abstract Models for Literary History. Verso, 2007.
  • Hitchcock, Tim. “Confronting the Digital: Or How Academic History Writing Lost the Plot”. In Cultural and Social History 10, issue 1 (2013): 9–23.
  • Verbruggen, Christophe. “Literary Strategy during Flander’s Golden Decades: Combining Social Network Analysis and Prosopography”. In Prosopography Approaches and Applications : A Handbook, edited by K. Keats-Rohan, 579–601. Unit for Prosopographical Research, Linacre College, University of Oxford, 2007.
  • Fraiberger, Samuel P., et al. “Quantifying Reputation and Success in Art”. Science 362, issue 6416 (2018): 825–829.
  • Lansdall-Welfare, Thomas, et al. “Content Analysis of 150 Years of British Periodicals”. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114, issue 4 (2017): E457–E465.
  • Jean-Baptiste Michel, et al. “Quantitative Analysis of Culture Using Millions of Digitized Books”. Science 331, issue 6014 (2011): 176–182.

Modernity and the case of Brazil. Seminar with María Íñigo (UOC)

October 1, 2019

The concept of Modernity in Latin America. Seminar with Aurea Mota (UB)

October 1, 2019

Texts for discussion:

  • Mota Aurea. “The American Divergence, the Modern Western”. In African, American and European Trajectories of Modernity: Past Oppression, Future Justice?, edited by Peter Wagner, 21-41. Edinburgh University Press, 2015.
  • Delanty, Gerard. “A transnational world?:The implications of transnationalism for comparative historical sociology”. Social Imaginaries, 2, issue 2 (2016): 17-33.
  • Wagner, Peter. “World-Sociology: An Outline”. Social Imaginaries 2, issue 2 (2016): 87-104.

Literary translation in Ibero-American magazines. Seminar by Patricia Wilson (Université de Liège)

September 27, 2019

Texts for discussion:

  • Walkowitz, Rebeca. Born Translated. The Contemporary Novel in an Age of World Literature. Columbia University Press, 2015. (p. 1-48)
  • Wilson, Patricia. “La traducción y sus discursos. Apuntes sobre la historia de la traductología”. Ex-Libris 2, (2013): 82-95.

Bio-note: Patricia Wilson es doctora en letras por la Universidad de Buenos Aires y traductora por el IES en Lenguas Vivas. Es autora de La constelación del Sur. Traductores y traducciones en la literatura argentina del siglo XX (Siglo XXI Editores, 2004, 2017) y de Página impar. Textos sobre la traducción en Argentina: conceptos, historia, figuras (EThos, 2019). Es coeditora de Impliciter/Expliciter. L’intervention du traducteur (Presses universitaires de Liège, 2018) y de Traductores y traducciones en la historia cultural de América Latina (UNAM, 2011). Ha traducido, entre otros autores, a Roland Barthes, Paul Ricœur, Gustave Flaubert, Jean-Paul Sartre, Richard Rorty, Mary Shelley, Mark Twain, H.P. Lovecraft, Jack London. Actualmente enseña en la Universidad de Liège y dirige la Carrera de Especialización en Traducción Literaria de la Facultad de Filosofía y Letras de la Universidad de Buenos Aires. Es miembro fundador de la Asociación Latinoamericana de Estudios de Traducción e Interpretación (ALAETI) y de la Asociación Internacional de Estudios de Traducción e Interculturales (IATIS).

The experience at the Institute for World Literature, Harvard University, July 2019. Seminar with Elisabet Carbó and Pau Bosch (UOC - GlobaLS)

September 17, 2019