Film Journal 4 (2017)

Film Journal 4 (2017)


Theme of the issue:
Terms that Matter: Naming and Labelling in English-Speaking Cinema

Guest Editors: David Roche (Université de Toulouse-Jean Jaurès) and Jean-François Baillon (Université Bordeaux-Montaigne)

Introduction: David Roche

Sara Pesce (Università di Bologna), “The ‘Norma Jean Paradigm’: Hollywood Naming as Hollywood Story-Telling”

Jean-Guy P. Ducreux (Université Lyon 1), “Naming Power: What’s (in) a Superhero?”

Shannon Wells-Lassagne (Université de Dijon), “Re-Made in America: Naming in Great Expectations (Alfonso Cuarón, 1998)”

Patrick Cattrysse (Universiteit Antwerpen), Descriptive (Adaptation) Studies, Naming and Definitions: Epistemological Issues

Taïna Tuhkunen (Université d’Angers), Gone With the Categories, or the Knotty Naming of the Genre ‘Southern’

Georges Fournier (Université Jean Moulin, Lyon 3), Naming and Labelling Documentary Fiction: No Better Way to Tell It?

Occasional Papers

Nolwenn Mingant (Université de Nantes), Escaping Hollywood’s Arab acting ghetto: An Examination of the Career Patterns and Strategies of American Actors of Middle-Eastern Origin


Acknowledgements: Earlier versions of the articles by Shannon Wells-Lassagne, Patrick Cattrysse and Taïna Tuhkunen were presented at the SERCIA workshop during the SAES Congress, Dijon, France, May 2013.