Welcome to the new home for the Permanent Seminar on Histories of Film Theories, an open network of film scholars interested in excavating and re-reading historical contributions and debates on film. Special attention is devoted to early writings on cinema as well as more recent reconsiderations of film's role in the new media landscape. The Permanent Seminar is affiliated with the Film Theory in Media History book series published through the Amsterdam University Press.
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The Permanent Seminar on Histories of Film Theories has a Facebook home

  The Permanent Seminar keeps a holiday home on Facebook, and as our work heats up with the weather it is sometimes the best place to go for the very latest updates as they pass the desk of its editor. The Facebook site also has a new design, so please do give it a look...

Newly translated Jean Epstein essay collection from Amsterdam University Press on shelves, ready for order and free PDF download

  With Spring comes an exciting new release from our partners at Amsterdam University Press, part of Permanent Seminar’s book series, “Film Theory in Media History.” Jean Epstein: New Translations and Critical Essays, a sparkling collection edited by Sarah Keller and Jason Paul, can now be found on UK bookshelves (July 15th for the Americas), and...