WRITINGS AND TALKS

 

WRITINGS & TALKS

 

2017

"The Aesthetic Imaginary and the Case of Ernie Gehr," Aesthetic Imaginaries, University of Bergen, April 28-29, 2017.

"Images and their Incarnations: An Interview with W.J.T. Mitchell," with Øyvind Vågnes, in W.J.T. Mitchell's Image Theory: Living Pictures, ed. Krešimir Purgar, New York: Routledge, 2017.

"Angelopoulos, Akomfrah, and "The Elsewhere of the Image." The Theo Angelopoulos Symposium, Athens, Greece, April 18-19, 2017.

"Film and the Ethical Imagination," guest lecture, University of Tromsø, March 16.

"A New Ethics for Biovisual Screens," The Screening Ethics Symposium, Paris, February 2-3, 2017.

"Remediation, Ethics and the Transaesthetic," Intermediality and Multimodality Colloquium, Copenhagen, January 24-25, 2017.

2016

Film and the Ethical Imagination, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

"The Virtues of Opacity in a World Without Shadows," Invisibility: The Third Nomadikon and Center for the Ethics of Seeing Conference, Memphis, November 6-8, 2016.

"Gestures of Seeing," co-written with Henrik Gustafsson & Øyvind Vågnes, in Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing, eds., Asbjørn Grønstad, Henrik Gustafsson & Øyvind Vågnes, New York: Routledge, 2016.

Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing, eds., Asbjørn Grønstad, Henrik Gustafsson & Øyvind Vågnes, New York: Routledge, 2016.

"Ernie Gehr and the Aesthetic Imagination," The Aesthetic Imaginaries Research Seminar, University of Bergen, September 16-17, 2016.

"Cinema's Gestural Connectivities," NECS 2016, Potsdam, July 28-30.

"Remediation, Ethics, and the Transaesthetic," lecture presented at the conference "The Future of Literary Studies," The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Oslo, June 14-15, 2016.

Asbjørn Grønstad, Henrik Gustafsson & Øyvind Vågnes, "Gestures of Seeing," in Objektiv 13: The Flexible Image part I, 2016.

"Filmvoldens Tropologi og Etikk," Workshop organized by RFL, Ramsøy, May 12-13, 2016.

Asbjørn Grønstad & Mark Ledbetter, Seeing Whole: Toward an Ethics and Ecology of Sight, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016. 

"Toward and Aesthetics of Opacity," Transparency/Opacity Workshop, ASCA, Amsterdam, March 21-23, 2016.

"Refigurations of Walden: Notes on contagious mediation," in Literature in Contemporary Media Culture: Technology, Subjectivity, Aesthetics, eds. Sarah J. Paulson & Anders Skare Malvik, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2016.

"Transaesthetic Temporalities: Ekphrasis and the poetics of deceleration," "Literature in Contemporary Media Culture: Technology, Subjectivity, Aesthetics, eds. Sarah J. Paulson & Anders Skare Malvik, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2016.

"Slow Cinema and the Ethics of Duration," in Slow Cinema, eds. Tiago de Luca & Nuno Barradas Jorge, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2016.

"Tarantino er en amoralsk underholder," intervju med Stavanger Aftenblad i anledning premieren på The Hateful Eight, 09. januar 2016.

2015

’Nothing Ever Ends:’ Angelopoulos and the Image of Duration. In The Cinema of Theo Angelopoulos, eds. Angelos Koutsourakis & Mark Steven, Edninburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2015.

 

"Farewell to Visual Studies - Comment," in Farewell to Visual Studies, eds. James Elkins, Gustav Frank & Sunil Manghani, University Park, The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2015, 225-227.

"Contested Spaces," The Nomadikon Lecture Series #12-14, Bergen, December 7, 2015.

"Here is a Picture of No Country: The Image between Fiction and Politics in Eric Baudelaire's Lost Letters to Max, in Socioaesthetics: Ambience - Imaginary, eds. Anders Michelsen & Fredrik Tygstrup, Leiden: Brill, 2015. 

"John Akomfrah's The Nine Muses and the Ethics of Memory." Paper presented at TAS III: Exploring Texts, Media and Memory. Paris, November 22-25.

"Leviathan and the Ecological Screen." Paper given at the 40th ASANOR Conference, Stavanger, October 23-25 2015.

"Hva er sant og løgn i Eisenstein in Guanajuato?" Interview for NRK P2, September 25, 2015.

"Dette bør du se på BIFF." Studvest, 24. september, 2015.

"The Aesthetic Imaginary: Eric Baudelaire's Lost Letters to Max," Narratives and Imaginaries Symposium, Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities, Litteraturhuset, Bergen, September 2-3.

"Enfolded by Cinema: The Transvisual Gaze in Tsai Ming-liang's Visage," in Transvisuality: The Cultural Dimension of Visuality, Vol. 2: Visual Organizations, eds. Tore Kristensen, Anders Michelsen & Frauke Wiegand, Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2015.

"'The Honey of the invisible:' Experimental Documentary and the Ethics of Memory, Visible Evidence 22, Toronto, August 19-22, 2015.

"The Ethics of Transgression," Keynote, Games and Transgressive Aesthetics Symposium, Bergen, August 17, 2015.

"Editorial for Changing Screen Cultures: New Archeologies, Ecologies, Topologies," American, British and Canadian Studies, 24. 1, 2015. With Henrik Gustafsson.

"Archival Migrations: The Organic Image in John Akomfrah's The Nine Muses." NECS conference, Lodz, June 18-20. 

"Birth of a Nation - ein rasistisk klassikar fyller hundre." Vox Publica, February 6, 2015.

"Eit Globalt Perspektiv på Humaniora." På Høyden. January 22, 2015.

 

2014

"The Organic Image in Nostalgia For the Light and The Nine Muses." Paper presented at TAS III: Exploring Texts, Media and Memory." Paris, December 13-15.

"Kunst som forsking, forsking som kunst." Forskerforum. Vol. 46, no. 10.

Anmeldelse av D.N. Rodowick, Elegy For Theory.  Ekfrase: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Visuell Kultur. Vol. 5, no. 2.

Leder. Ekfrase: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Visuell Kultur. Vol. 5, no. 2. With Øyvind Vågnes.

"'Every Form is a Face Looking at Us:' The Ethical Encounter in Kiarostami's Shirin," paper given at the Faces and the Phenomenology of the Face Conference, organized by Nomadikon and The Center for the Ethics of Seeing," Athens, Georgia, October 19-21.

"Towards an Ethics of Distortion: Post-human Visuality in Leviathan," paper given at the 2014 NECS Conference, Milan, Italy, June 19-21.

"Refigurations of Walden: Notes on Contagious Mediation." Paper for the conference "Sediments: Experience, Story, Image." University of Bergen, April 7-8.

Leder. Ekfrase: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Visuell Kultur. Vol. 5, no. 1. With Øyvind Vågnes.

"Here is a Picture of no Country: The Image Between Fiction and Politics in Eric Baudelaire's Lost Letters to Max." What Images Do, conference at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. Copenhagen, March 19-21.

Wrap-up: The Bergen Sessions/Eric Baudelaires The Secession Sessions. Bergen Kunsthall. February 14-15, 2014.

Cinema and Agamben: Ethics, Biopolitics and the Moving Image. New York: Bloomsbury, 1´2014. With Henrik Gustafsson.

"Introduction: Giorgio Agamben and the Shape of Cinema to Come." In Cinema and Agamben: Ethics, Biopolitics and the Moving Image. New York: Bloomsbury, 1´2014. With Henrik Gustafsson.

"Om skriving, teori og vitenskap: Intervju med Bruno Latour." In Ekfrase: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Visuell Kultur. Vol. 4, no. 2. With Øyvind Vågnes.

"Zero Dark Thirty og den nye revisjonismen." In Ekfrase: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Visuell Kultur. Vol. 4, no. 2.

Leder. Ekfrase: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Visuell Kultur. Vol. 4, no. 2. With Øyvind Vågnes.

"Holy Motors - noen innganger." Guest lecture at Cinemateket USF, Bergen, January 7.

2013

"Den ekstreme humanismen - ubehag på film." In Bergen Filmklubb/Cinemateket, no. 4, 2013.

"Precarities material and conceptual." The Lysebu Seminar on The Precarious Aesthetic. Oslo, December 16-18. 

"Haneke's Amour and the Ethics of Dying," in Death in Classic and Contemporary Film: Fade to Black, eds. Daniel Sullivan & Jeff Greenberg, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan.

"Moving Images or Moving Theory? The Role of Film Studies in Creating a Social Agenda for Visual Culture." Roundtable presentation. Visual Studies Today: The Power of Images. Zagreb, November 7-10.

"Thinking Disciplinarity in an Age of Transmediality," paper given at the conference Visual Studies Today: The Power of Images, Zagreb, November 7-10.

"Broken Materialities," NECS 2013, Prague, June 20-22.

"Abbas Kiarostami's Shirin and the Aesthetics of Ethical Intimacy," Film Criticism, 37.2 (2013): 22-37.

"Leder," Ekfrase: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Visuell Kultur, 4.1 (2013), with Øyvind Vågnes.

"Temporality, Presence, and Slow Cinema," Fast/Slow: Intensifications of Cinematic Speed, Anglia Ruskin, Cambridge, April 4-5 2013.

"Images Opaque and Precarious: On Ernie Gehr and the Boundaries of Discernibility." The Society for Cinema and Media Studies 2013, Chicago, March 6-10.

2012

"Writing Seeing: Transaesthetic Resonances in Still Life with Oysters and Lemon and Point Omega." In Literatura e criatividade, eds. Heidrun Krieger Olinto & Karl Erik Schøllhammer. Rio de Janeiro: 7 Letras, 2012.

"Now! Visual Culture: The International Association of Visual Culture Studies, New York City, May 31 - June 2, 2012." Ekfrase: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Visuell Kultur, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2012. With Øyvind Vågnes. 

Leder. Ekfrase: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Visuell Kultur. Vol. 3, no. 2. With Øyvind Vågnes.

"Enfolded By Cinema: The Transvisual Gaze in Tsai Ming-liang's Visage." Paper at the 6th Nomadikon Meeting: Ecologies of Seeing or Seeing Whole: Images and Space, Images within Images, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, New York, September 27-29.

"Ekphrasis Refigured: Writing Seeing in Siri Hustvedt's What i Loved." In Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature, 45.3, 2012.

Ethics and Images of Pain, with Henrik Gustafsson. New York: Routledge.

"Introduction." In Ethics and Images of Pain, with Henrik Gustafsson. New York: Routledge.

"Objekt og Nettverk: Et Møte med David Joselit." Ekfrase: Nordisk Tidsskrift For Visuell Kultur, 3.1 (2012), 52-59. With Øyvind Vågnes.

"Leder." Ekfrase: Nordisk Tidsskrift For Visuell Kultur, 3.1 (2012), 1-2. With Øyvind Vågnes.

"Taxonomies of Violence." Paper at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference 2012. Boston, March 21-25.

"Mørkredd." Intervju i Aktuelt. 22. februar 2012.

"Sirkus Uten Stor Betydning." Intervju i Studvest. 22. februar 2012.

"Is There a Transmedial Dispositif? Aesthetic Epistemes and the Question of Disciplinarity." The Nordic Journal of Aesthetics. No. 42, 2012.

2011

Screening the Unwatchable: Spaces of Negation in Post-Millennial Art Cinema. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 

"A Cinema of Gestures: Claire Denis's 35 Shots of Rum." Image=Gesture: The 5th Nomadikon Meeting. Bergen, November 9-12.

"Words of Welcome." Image=Gesture: The 5th Nomadikon Meeting. Bergen, November 9-12.

"Mer enn tusen ord." Intervju i Aktuelt. November 8. 

" Leder," Ekfrase: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Visuell Kultur, 2.2 (2011), 85-86. With Øyvind Vågnes.

"On the Unwatchable." In The New Extremism in Cinema: From France to Europe, eds. Tanya Horeck and Tina Kendall, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2011.

"Writing Seeing (1): Transaesthetic Resonance in Still Life with Oysters and Lemon and Point Omega." X. Seminário Internacional de Estudos de Literatura Criatividade Sem Limite? Rio de Janeiro, June 20-21.

"'Clear-eyed visions of the Particular:' Transaesthetic Resonance in Mark Doty's Still Life with Oysters and Lemon and Don DeLillo's Point Omega." 22th Annual American Literature Association Conference, Boston, May 26-29, 2011.

"Interview with Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors." Journal of American Studies, 45.1 (2011), 5-29. With Øyvind Vågnes.

"Bak Kameraet: Intervju med Mieke Bal (andre del)." Ekfrase: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Visuell Kultur, 2.1 (2011), 62-67. With Øyvind Vågnes.

"Utsnitt av en Elegisk Epistemologi." Ekfrase: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Visuell Kultur, 2.1 (2011), 4-19.

"Leder." Ekfrase: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Visuell Kultur, 2.1 (2011), 1-3. With Øyvind Vågnes.

"Entropic Cinema: The Case of Antichrist/Irréversible." Lecture for the Berkeley Film Seminar. University of California-Berkeley, April 21.

"Archives of Violence." Essay accompanying the Piracy Kills Project, by Termodress. 

 

2010

"Dead Time, Empty Spaces: Landscape as Sensibility and Performance." Exploring Textual Action, eds. Lars Sætre, Patrizia Lombardo & Anders M. Gullestad, Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2010.

"The 2010 Visual Culture Studies Conference." Ekfrase: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Visuell Kultur, 1.2 (2010), 165-166. With Øyvind Vågnes.

"'Vi må gi fortiden lov til å eldes:' Intervju med Michael Ann Holly." Ekfrase: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Visuell Kultur, 1.2 (2010), 144-151. With Øyvind Vågnes.

" Leder," Ekfrase: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Visuell Kultur, 1.2 (2010), 81-82. With Øyvind Vågnes.

"Visuell Kultur og Hvorfor vi skal være skeptiske: Et Intervju med James Elkins," Ekfrase: Nordisk Tidsskrift For Visuell Kultur, 1.1 (2010), 55-63. With Øyvind Vågnes.

"Migrasjonstenkeren: Et Intervju med Mieke Bal," Ekfrase: Nordisk Tidsskrift For Visuell Kultur, 1.1 (2010), 46-54. With Øyvind Vågnes.

"Hva er Visuell Kultur Questionnaire," Ekfrase: Nordisk Tidsskrift For Visuell Kultur, 1.1 (2010), 30-43. With Øyvind Vågnes.

"Leder," Ekfrase: Nordisk Tidsskrift For Visuell Kultur, 1.1 (2010), 1-2. With Øyvind Vågnes.

Coverscaping: Discovering Album Aesthetics. Anthology co-edited with Øyvind Vågnes. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press.

"Ironi inntar Hollywood," Intervju i Verdens Gang. 20. januar.

 

2009

"Sosiopatiens Anatomi - Michael Hanekes Das Weisse Band." In På Høyden. December 21, 2009.

"Litt om med(ie)vitskap." With Øyvind Vågnes. In Norsk Medietidsskrift. Vol. 16. No. 4.

Review of P. Adams Sitney, Eyes Upside Down: Visionary Filmmakers and the Heritage of Emerson." In American Studies in Scandinavia. Vol. 41. No. 1 (fall 2009).

"Film Heile Dagen Lang." Kronikk i På Høyden. October 20.

"Transmedial Epistemes and the Question of Disciplinarity." Guest lecture, Media Culture and Aesthetics seminar, Norwegian University of Technology and Science, September 25.

"Nighthawks at the Diner: Wong Kar-Wai's My Blueberry Nights." In American, British and Canadian Studies. Vol. 12.

"The Decay of Fiction and the Poetics of Pastness." In Moving Pictures/Stopping Places: Hotels and Motels on Film, eds. David B. Clarke, Valerie Crawford Pfannhauser & Marcus A. Doel, Plymouth: Lexington Books.

"Publisering og språk, revisited." In Norsk Medietidsskrift. Vol. 16. No. 2


2008

"'No one goes to the Movies anymore:' Cinema and Visual Studies in the Digital Era." In Kinema: A Journal for Film and Audiovisual Media. No. 30. Fall 2008.

"Døden på lerretet." Interview in Hubro. Vol. 15. No. 4.

"Tact and Tactility: On Jane Campion's In the Cut." In American, British and Canadian Studies. 10.

Transfiguations: Violence, Death and Masculinity in American
Cinema
.
Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

"Downcast Eyes: Michael Haneke and the Cinema of Intrusion." In Nordicom Review. 29.1.

"Filosofen for en Komparativ Estetikk." Review of Form og Teknikk, by Ernst Cassirer, introduction by Au d Sissel Hoel. In Norsk Filosofisk Tidsskrift. 43.3.

"Portrett av eit Augeblikk." In Klassekampen. October 4.

"Doktorutdanning utan Forskingsfridom?" In P&ari ng; Høyden. June 10.

"Jean-Luc Godard." In The Literary Encyclopedia.

"New American Cinema." In The Literary Encyclopedia.

"Teljekantar og Teljefantar: Om Forsking, Formidling og den Tospråklege Fordringa." In Syn & Segn. 115.1.

"Eit forsøk på å oppsummere den evigvarande tellekantdebatten." I n Prosa. 14.1.

 

2007

"Intervju med Martin Jay." With Øyvind Vågnes. In
Agora: Journal for Metafysisk Spekulasjon. 25.4.       

"Disiplin og Purisme: Eit Essay om Transmedial Kultur." In Norsk Medietidsskrift. 14.3.

"Isaac Julien’s Looking For Langston and the Limits of the Visible World." In Transcultural Identities and Masks. Eds. Anne Holden Rønning & Lene Johannessen. Amsterdam: Rodopi.

"Mot ein ny Biletvitskap? Intervju med W.J.T. Mitchell." With Øyvind Vågnes. In Norsk Medietidsskrift. 14.1.

"Historia om ei Kunstutstilling: Boteros' Abu Ghraib." In Klassekampen. June 9.

 

2006 

"Abject Desire: L’anatomie de l’enfer and the Unwatchable." In Studies in French Cinema. 6.2.
       
"Narrative’s Scar: Violence and Subjectivity in Fight Club." In America in the Course of Human Events. Eds. Josef Jarab, Marcel Arbeit & Jenel Virden. Amsterdam: VU Press.

"An Interview with W.J.T. Mitchell." With Øyvind Vågnes. In Image & Narrative. 15.

"Denis Johnson’s Postmodern Lazarus: Transforming Faith in Resuscitation of a Hanged Man." In American Studies in Scandinavia. 37.2.

"Straw Dogs and the Aesthetics of Violence, part 2." In American, British, and Canadian Studies. 9.

 

2005

To Become the Self One is: A Critical Companion to A Saloonkeeper’s Daughter.
Eds. Asbjørn Grønstad & Lene Johannessen. Oslo: Novus.

"Looking in: William Carlos Williams and the Image-Text." In Estragon. 2.

"Godards Eloge de l’amour: Om Minnet, Historia, Gløymsla." In Replikk. 20.

"Coppola’s Exhausted Eschatology: Apocalypse Now Reconsidered." In Nordic Journal of English Studies. 4.1.

"The Wonders of the Invisible World: The Handsome Family and the Gothic Sublime."
In Chapter & Verse. 2.1.

"Straw Dogs and the Aesthetics of Violence, part 1." In American, British, and Canadian Studies. 6.

"Filmmaktens Fysiognomi?" Review of Kyssing & Slåssing, by Eivind Røssaak & Christian Refsum. In Norsk Medietidsskrift. 12.4.

"Tiresijin pogled: Joyce, Rossellini iikonologija mrtvih." In Ljetopis: Croatian Film Journal. 42.

 

2004

"Murnau og Soloppgangen." In Bergens Tidende. November 18.

"Anatomy of a Murder: Bazin, Barthes, Blow-Up." In The Film Journal. 9.

"Textual Theory and Blind Spots in Media Studies." Translation of article authored by Liv Hausken. In Narrative Across Media: The Languages of Storytelling. Ed. Marie Laure-Ryan.  Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press.

"Grønstad ga seg filmen i vold." Interview in Bergens Tidende. February 4.

 

2003

Transfigurations: Violence, Death and Masculinity in American Cinema. Doctoral Dissertation. Department of English, University of Bergen.

"As I Lay Dying: Violence and Subjectivity in Reservoir Dogs." In Modi Operandi: Perspektiver på Kriminallitteratur. Eds. Eva Lambertsson Björk, Karen Parick Knutsen, Elin Nesje Vestli. Halden: Høgskolen i Østfold.

"One-Dimensional Men: Fight Club and the Poetics of the Body." In Film Criticism. 28.1.

"Mean Streets: Death and Disfiguration in Hawks’s Scarface." In Nordic Journal of English Studies. 2.2.

"The Lying Game: Historical Films and the Re-Invention of the Past." In Film and History.

" Gathering at the River: Ford, Peckinpah and the Failure of the Communal." In American Studies in Scandinavia. 35.1.

 

2002

"Re-Viewing Bonnie and Clyde: Context, Reception and Aesthetic Framework."
In New Approaches to American Studies. Ed. Christa Buschendorf. Frankfurt am Main: Zentrum für Nordamerika-Forschung.

"The Gaze of Tiresias: Joyce, Rossellini and the Iconology of the Dead." In Nordic Journal of English Studies. 1.2.

"Back to Bazin? Filmicity in the Age of the Digital Image." In Popular Culture Review. 13.2.
       
"The Appropriational Fallacy: Grand Theories and the Neglect of Film Form."
In Film-Philosophy. 6.23.
http://www.film-philosophy.com/vol6-2002/n23gronstad

"Filmfortolkningens Hegemoni." In Z Filmtidsskrift. 78.


2001

"Peckinpah’s Walden: The Violent Indictment of ‘Civilization’ in The Wild Bunch."
In From Virgin Land to Disney World: Nature and its Discontents in the USA of Yesterday and Today. Ed. Bernd Herzogenrath. Amsterdam: Editions Rodopi.

"Topographies of Defeat: Masculinity and Desolation in Fat City and Junior Bonner."
In Kinema: A Journal for Film and Audiovisual Media. 16.

"Violence as Form and Rhetoric: Peckinpah’s The Wild Bunch." In American, British, and Canadian Studies. 4.

"Straitjacketing the Image: Illocutionary Writing and the Obstruction of Cine-Semiosis in Hawks’s Scarface." In Redoubt. 29.

"To Fail Better: The Production and Rhetoric of Curtiz’ and Richardson’s Light Brigades."
In Dialoguing on Genres. Eds. Ulf Lie & Anne Holden Rønning. Oslo: Novus.

 

1999

"Tid, Bevegelse og Narrasjon: Bordwells Neoformalisme i Lys av Deleuzes Cinesofi."
In Replikk: Tidsskrift for Human-og Samfunnsvitenskap. 5.8.


1997

The Subjective Chasing the Subjective: Narrativization in Film—Notes on a Cognitive Theory of Reception. M.A. Thesis, Department of English, University of Bergen.

 

 

TALKS

2010

Asbjørn Grønstad, Presentation of Ekfrase: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Visuell Kultur. Visuelt bok-og tidsskriftbad, Studia. Bergen, November 10 2010.

Asbjørn Grønstad & Øyvind Vågnes, "Visuell Kultur i Norden," Symposium w/panel discussion, Department of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Copenhagen, September 27, 2010.

Asbjørn Grønstad & Øyvind Vågnes, Presentation of Nomadikon for master students, Visual Culture Workshop, Department of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Copenhagen, September 27, 2010.

Asbjørn Grønstad, Panel discussion on "Creativity and Mediation from Husserl to Whitehead and Back," The FORART Lecture 2010, Institute for Research within International Contemporary Art, Nasjonalmuseet Oslo, September 24-25, 2010.

"Toward a Transaesthetic Dispositif: Approaching Disciplinarity Through Deleuze." The Third International Deleuze Studies Conference. Amsterdam, July 12-14.

"On the Unwatchable." Urban Mediations: NECS 4th Annual Conference. Istanbul, June 24-27.

"Archives of Violence." The Third Nomadikon Meeting: New Screen Ecologies. Bergen, April 12.

"Explaining Ourselves to the Image: Ethics and Form in Morris, Folman and Haneke." Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference "Archiving the Future/Mobiliing the Past." Los Angeles, March 17-21.

"Om forholdet mellom estetisk teori og estetisk praksis." Conflicts and Negotiations: Gender and Value in Art and Aesthetics. Workshop, Oslo, January 28-29. 

 

2009

"Nomadikon - Status, Aktiviteter, Planer." Presentation Solstrand Seminar, December 10-11.

"Roundtable Discussion: Images of Pain/Painful Images." Chair. The Second Nomadikon Meeting: Images of Pain/Painful Images. Bergen, June 19-21.

"The Unwatchable, or, the Fork in the Eye." The Second Nomadikon Meeting: Images of Pain/Painful Images. Bergen, June 19-21.

"The Ethical Life of Images." Guest Lecture, Transformations in Screen Culture. The Department of Journalism, Media and Communication, University of Stockholm. Stockholm, March 19.

"The Death of Cinema and the Rise of Visual Culture Studies." Guest lecture, Transformations in Screen Culture. The Department of Journalism, Media and Communication, University of Stockholm. Stockholm, March 18.

 

2008

"Ekphrastic Migrations: Showing Seeing in Siri Hustvedt’s What I Loved."
The 4th Text-Action-Space (TAS) Workshop. Paris, November 3-5.

"Nighthawks at the Diner: Wong Kar Wai’s My Blueberry Nights."
ASANOR conference. Bergen, October 31 – November 2.

"Performing Landscape in Recent Art Cinema." The 3rd Text-Action-Space (TAS) Workshop.
 Bergen, June 23-25.

"Theorizing Disciplinarity: The Case of Cinema Studies and its Vanishing Objects."
Engaging Objects Conference, Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis. Amsterdam, March 26-28.

"Cinema and its Place in the Digital Era: The New Architectue of Image Studies."
Society for Cinema and Media Studies. Philadelphia, March 6-9.

 

2007

"Chinatown i Kontekst." Lecture given at Sauda Videregående Skole. September 24.

"Last Year at the Ambassador: Pastness in the Decay of Fiction." Screen Studies Conference. Glasgow, July 6-8.

"The Place of Cinema in the Era of Visual Studies." NECS Conference. Vienna, June 20-23.


2006

Introduction to "Philosophy in the Bedroom: A Workshop Linda Williams." Department of Information Science and Media Studies, University of Bergen, June 19.

"Abject Desire: L’anatomie de l’enfer and the Unwatchable." Between Three: The 30th International Association of Philosophy and Literature conference. Freiburg, June 5-10.


2005

"Forbudte Bilder." Lecture given at the Department of Information Science and Media Studies' seminar. Solstrand, December 19.

"Wonders of the Invisible World: The Music of the Handsome Family." International Association for the Study of Popular Music. 13th Biennial Conference. Rome, July 25-30.

"Last Year at the Ambassador: The Decay of Fiction and the Poetics of Pastness."
Society for Cinema and Media Studies. London, March 3 – April 3.

"Kiarostami, Nancy og det Etiske Blikket." Lecture given at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. April 11.

"Tid og Erindring i Theo Angelopoulos' Evigheten og en Dag." Lecture given at Bjørgvin Kirkeakademi. Bergen, March 10.


2004

"Denis Johnson’s Postmodern Lazarus: Transforming Faith in Resuscitation of a Hanged Man." The U.S. Today: The American Studies Association of Norway, 29th Annual Conference. Oslo, September 24-26.

"Vår Tids Redsel For Alvor: Nokre Refleksjonar Rundt Roy Anderssons Sanger Fra Andre Etasje." Lecture given at Bjørgvin Kirkeakademi. Bergen, September 23.

"Narrative’s Scar." European Association of American Studies Conference. Prague, April 2-5.

"Anatomy of a Murder: Bazin, Barthes, Blow-Up." The Photograph: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference. Winnipeg, March 11-13.

"Intervju om filmvold." Studentradioen i Bergen. January 19.

 

2003

"Isaac Julien’s Looking For Langston and the Limits of the Visible World."
Transcultural Identities and Masks. Bergen, October 10-12.

Chair/moderator of the panel "American Literature 1."
Transcultural Identities and Masks Conference. Bergen, October 10-12.   

"Rossellini and the Transtextual." International Association of Philosophy and literature. Leeds, May 26-31.

 

2002

"Love Among the Ruins: Memory and Iconology in Rossellini’s Viaggio in Italia."
Cultural Encounters. Dubrovnik, October 2-5. oktober.

"Bazin’s Ghost: CGI and the Photographic Image." International Association of Philosophy and Literature. Rotterdam, June 4-8.

"Film and the Nature of the Fictional." Society For Cinema Studies. Denver, May 23-26.

"The Gaze of Tiresias: Joyce, Rossellini and the Iconology of the Dead."
The Nordic Irish Studies Network’s Conference. Bergen, May 15-16.

"Voyeurist Culture: Perspectives on The Truman Show." Lecture given at the University of Bergen. February 4.

 

2001

"The Lying Game?: Historical Fiction and the Re-Invention of the Past."
The Nordic Association of American Studies Conference. Copenhagen, August 8-11.

"Film Beyond Photography: The Politics of Artificiality." The French Association of American Studies Conference. Orleans, May 26-27.

"Re-Viewing Bonnie and Clyde: Context, Reception, and Aesthetic Framework."
East-West American Studies Conference. Frankfurt, May 10-13.

"André Bazin and the Substance of Filmicity." American Culture Association/Popular Culture Association. Philadelphia, April 11-14.


2000

"Abject Topographies: Images of Male Desolation in Fat City and Junior Bonner."
American Studies Association of Norway, “The Country and the City.” Bø, September 22-24.

"Peckinpah’s Walden: The Violent Indictment of ‘Civilization’ in The Wild Bunch."
 American Culture Association/Popular Culture Association. New Orleans, April 19-22.


1999

"Violence as Form and Rhetoric: On Reading The Wild Bunch as a Narrative of Regeneration." Grand, Medium and Small Film Theories—Nordic Film Theory at the Turn of the Millennium. Copenhagen, December 10-12.

 
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