The Gender Games – Stories in/for the Contemporary World

A cross-institutional and inter-disciplinary research symposium convened by Deakin, Melbourne and Monash Universities

26-27 November 2012


Benjamin will chair a special panel on ‘Games of gender and genre in classic French cinema’, on 26 November at 6.00 pm.

Dr Philip Anderson: “Making Shift: Playing Out a New Femininity in Robert Siodmak’s Pièges (1939)”

Felicity Chaplin: “The Difficulty of Being ‘Modern Woman’: Jean-Luc Godard’s A Woman is a Woman (1961)”

Associate Professor Adrian Martin: “The Poetics and Poiesis of Sexual Difference in Jean Vigo’s L’Atalante (1934)”


Conference website