In collaboration with the Victorian College of the Arts, the Gender Studies Program of the University of Melbourne will be hosting Women and the Silent Screen VII: Performance and the Emotions in 2013. This conference, the seventh international Women and the Silent Screen Conference, constitutes the largest and most prestigious worldwide meeting in the field of gender and early film. Throughout the years the conference has attracted dedicated participants and outstanding scholars working in a broad range of disciplines. Previous conferences were held at the University of Bologna (2010), the University of Guadalajara (Mexico, 2006), Concordia University (Montréal, 2004), the University of California-Santa Cruz (2001), and Utrecht University (1999).

The Call for Papers can be found here.

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