Brian Yecies

Conference Presentations, Workshops and Special Lectures

  • “Hollywood's 2nd Golden Age in Korea: Cultural Hegemony Under the Stars & Stripes of the US Army Military Government, 1945–48.” Invited Guest Lecture, Yonsei University, Seoul, Dec. 2005.
  • “Illuminating Censorship in Colonial Korea: Lucrative Tales of Foreign Distribution & Exhibition.” Invited Speaker, Dept. of Cinema Studies, Korea National University of Arts, Seoul, Nov. 2005.
  • “Censorship Business in Colonial Korea: Profiteering From Hollywood's 1st Golden Age, 1926–36.” Invited Speaker, Censorship Symposium, Dongguk University, Seoul, Korea, November 2005.
  • “Negotiating Frontlines of Film & Culture in South Korea: Contemplating the 35 th Anniversary of the Pusan International Film Festival (?)” Invited Keynote Speaker, Seoul Rotary Club, November 2005.
  • “Korean Cinema in a Global Frame: International Reception of Korean Cinema.” Invited Panel Discussant, International Conference in cooperation with Korean Film Council, Yonsei Institute of Media Arts & Film Studies Association of Korea, Pu san International Film Festival #10, Oct. 2005.
  • “Slimy Snakes Slither Slowly Surrounding Seoul: Hollywood's Battle with S. Korea 's Screen Quota System.” Invited Speaker, Korean Studies Forum, Yonsei University, Seoul, September 2005.
  • “Flexing Muscular Authority: Hollywood's Strategic Pressures on Korea's Screen Quota, 1966-2005.” in the Panel: “Asian Cinema of Perseverance: Nation-States And Their Local and Global Responses to Hollywood's Hegemony”, Chaired by Brian Yecies, ICAS4, Shanghai, August 2005.
  • “Fatal Attractions: Hollywood's Historical Reactions to the Korean Screen Quota System.” Association for Asian Studies, Panel Paper, Chicago, March 2005.
  • “Spinning the American Twang: Projecting Sounds of Australian Cinema in the Age of Modernity, 1929-1933.” Talking & Listening in the Age of Modernity, Panel Paper, Australia National University, Dec. 2004.
  • “The Transition to Sound in Korea, 1929-1939: Negotiated Spaces Within Colonial Modernity.” Panel Paper, Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Atlanta, March 2004.
  • “Japanese Colonial Period in the New Korean Cinema: YMCA Baseball Team (2003, Kim Hyun Seok).” Invited Speaker, Center for East Asian Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Feb. 2004
  • “Arirang, Arirang!: The Transition to Sound in Korea , 1929-1939.” Colloquium Speaker, Department of Communication Arts, University of Wisconsin, Madison, February 2004.
  • “Australia's Film Industry Today: An Overview of the Forces that Have Shaped It.” Invited Speaker, International Visual Effects Workshop, Kyungsung University, Busan, Korea, December 2003.
  • “Film Policy & Film Exhibition in Colonial Korea, 1919-1939.” Invited Symposium Speaker, Aesthetics & Historical Imagination of Korean Cinema, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, Sept. 2003.
  • “Lost Memories of Korean Cinema: Film Policies Under Japanese Rule, 1926-1937.” Panel Paper, Asian Cinema Studies Society Conference, Seattle, May 2003.
  • “Frenzy of the Audible: Local Talkie Technology in the Australian Cinema, 1924-1932.” Panel Paper, Australasian Sound Recording Association Conference--The Sound on the Film, Sydney, July 2003.
  • “Failures & Successes During Australi 's Coming of Sound, 1929-32.” Panel Paper, Film & History Association of Australia & New Zealand Conference, Flinders University, Adelaide, Nov. 2002.
  • “Expanding Networks of Cultural Lapsurfing Disney, 1995-2001.” Workshop Presentation, Society for Cinema Studies Conference, Denver, Colorado, May 2002.
  • “Wiring up the American ‘Talkie War': Promoting Sound in the Australian Exhibition Market, 1924-1932.” Panel Paper, Society for Cinema Studies Conference, Denver, Colorado, May 2002.
  • “The Coming of Sound Technology to the Australian Film Industry, 1928-1932.” Panel Paper, Australian and New Zealand History and Film Conference, Brisbane, Australia, November 1998.
  • “E-Commerce in the Jungle; and the Over-Growth of the Internet.” Live Internet Conference, Australian Electronics Development Corporation, Canberra, Australia, November 1998.
  • “Something No White Man Has Ever Seen: Local Promotion of King Kong (RKO, 1933) as a Racial Spectacle.” Panel Paper, Disturbing Boundaries Conference, University of Melbourne, Nov. 1997.
  • “Repackaging Imagination and Magic for the Cyber-kid in all of” Panel Paper, Arizona State University West Communications Conference, May 1997.
Last reviewed: 15 July, 2009