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Welcome to RE:SOUND, the 8th International Conference on the Histories of Media Arts 2019 - Aalborg, Denmark. RE:SOUND is part of the Media Arts Histories conference series, bringing together leading researchers, artists, and scientists on a series of interdisciplinary topics for over 14 years.

The RE:SOUND conference will take a specific interest on the theories, practices, histories, etc., of art and technology which are focusing on, concerned with, reflecting on, including, mobilising and/or working with sound as a main component or an integral part. RE:SOUND will host four days with 10 tracks of paper sessions, panels, workshops, practice-based interventions, exhibitions, performances, poster sessions, a PhD workshop and keynotes.
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Amresh Sinha

The School of Visual Arts
United States
Amresh Sinha teaches film at the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City. He currently
holds two Ph.D.: One from York University (1995), Toronto, and one from New York University
(2015). He has taught Film and Media Studies in various institutions that includes New York
University, The New School, Brooklyn College, Hunter College, College of Staten Island, etc.
He is the co-editor of the anthology, Millennial Cinema: Memory in Global Films (2011),
published by Wallflower/Columbia University Press. His articles have appeared in Film and
Philosophy, Film-Philosophy, Review of Education/Pedagogy/Cultural Studies, Scope: Online
Journal for Film and Television Studies, Colloquy: Text, Theory, Critique, Connecticut Review,
and in books, The Memory Effect: The Remediation of Memory in Literature and Film, Subtitles:
On the Foreignness of Films, Lost in the Archive, In Practice: Adorno, Critical Theory and
Cultural Studies, etc., on the subject of memory and mimesis in film and philosophy. He is
currently working on a book, Cinema and Alterity: The Politics of Identity and Friendship in
Global Films and on an essay on Walter Benjamin’s “The Task of the Translator” and Arrival
(2016).
Tuesday, August 20
 

19:30