Venue: Warwick University, Humanities Building H0.60

Wednesday 7 June 2017


Screening of Light Drops (2012) followed by

Discussion with Director Fernando Vendrell and Ellen W. Sapega (Wisconsin Madison)


Thursday 8 June 2017

 10:00-10:45  Hilary Owen (Oxford/Manchester): ‘Racial Performance and Reflections on Post-Hybridity in O Gotejar da Luz and Pele’

10:45-11:30 Mark Sabine (Nottingham): ‘Women, Boys, Land, Blood: O Gotejar da Luz’s gendered semiosis of colonial failure’

11:30-12:15 Emanuelle Santos (Warwick): ‘A Lusophone Story: The Fiction Film of Zezé Gamboa’


14:00-14:45 Ellen W. Sapega (Wisconsin Madison): ‘The “Sounds” of Lusophony:
The Question of Language in Fernando Vendrell’s Fintar o Destino’

14:45- 15:30 Rui Miranda (Nottingham): ‘Don’t look back in nostalgia – or, how to look back between the lines’

15:30-16:45 Paulo de Medeiros (Warwick): ‘The Last Crossing: Light Drops and Postimperial Representation’

16:45-17:30 Lívia Apa (L’Orientale, Naples)

17:30-18:30 Discussion