Appearances & Media
“‘What happened to the Four Freedoms?’: post WWII Hollywood and the submerged politics of Key Largo (1948)”, paper presented at XXVII International Association of Media and History (IAMHIST) Conference, Northumbria University, Newcastle, July 17, 2019.
Keynote speaker: Brian Neve, ‘Stars, Gangsters and Hot Air: Key Largo (1948) and Post-War Hollywood Politics’, ‘Stars and Screen’ Film and Media History Conference, September 27-29, 2018, Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey, USA.
Presentation, ‘Hollywood and the Great Depression: Our Daily Bread (1934)’, Eccles Centre, British Library, London, November 15, 2016.
Discussant, Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS), Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, March 30-April 3, 2016. Invited Discussant, Panel on the Hollywood Blacklist.
Introduction and discussion leader, ‘Deaf Conversations about Cinema’, before and after showing of Trumbo, Watershed Arts Centre, February 15, 2016.
Public lecture, ‘Trumbo: the Hollywood Left and the Blacklist’, Watershed Arts Centre, Bristol, February 6, 2016.
Public introductions to film showings, ‘Sound and Fury: the films of Cy Endfield’, UCLA Film and Television Archive, Billy Wilder Theatre, Hammer Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles, January 9, 10, 16, 17, 2016. https://www.cinema.ucla.edu/events/2016/cy-endfield
Lecture, ‘Fifties Hollywood, the Blacklist and Cold War Cinema’, New York University, New York, November 23, 2015.
Public introductions to ten films in the Cy Endfield film series at the Anthology Cinema Archives, New York, November 20-December 8, 2015.
Presentation to staff and graduate students, ‘The disrupted cinema of Cy Endfield’, Film Studies Department, University of Wisconsin, Madison, October 19, 2015.
Introduction and Q & A: public showing of Zulu (Cy Endfield, 1964). Wisconsin Cinematheque, Madison, Wisconsin (October 20, 2015).
Paper, “Political cinema and the Hollywood Blacklist: Cy Endfield, 1948-1951”, International Association of Media and History Conference, Bloomington Indiana, U.S.A., June 2015.
Paper, “An American in London: structure, culture and agency in Cy Endfield’s émigré films”, Conference, New Directions in Film and Television Production Studies, April 14-15, 2015, Watershed Cultural Cinema and Digital Creativity Centre, Bristol, U.K.
Paper, ‘Our Daily Bread and the limits of thirties political imagining’, Annual Conference, Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS), Panel on Hollywood and the Thirties, Montreal, Canada, March 2015.
‘Jews, Radicals and Race: Cy Endfield and the 1950 Hollywood agenda,” Conference on “Blacks, Jews, and Social Justice in America,” Brandeis University, U.S.A., June 10-12, 2014.