Thursday, 3 April 2014

8.45–9.15        Welcome

9.15–11.00      Panel 1

  1. Deniz Bayrak/Sarah Reininghaus: Natural and Civil Spaces in Mark of the Devil: Topological Perspectives
  2. Marcus Stiglegger: Transgressive Cinema? Georges Bataille’s Philosophy of Transgression and the Cinema of the 1970s
  3. Drehli Robnik: Horror Movies as Witchful Thinking: False Society, Fake Films, Phonic Forces and Other Hexed Issues in Cinema 1922­–2012

11.15–13.00     Panel 2

  1. Janet S. Robinson: “Burn, Witch, Burn”: American Horror Story’s Homage to Mark of the Devil
  2. Ivo Ritzer: “Burning a Sinner”: On the Cross-Media Appropriation of Witchploitation
  3. Julian Petley: Mark of the Censor

14.00–15.45     Panel 3

  1. Andreas Ehrenreich: “Sex and Sadism in Costumes”: The Reception of Adrian Hoven’s Witch Films
  2. Michael Fuchs: “That guy was just overtaxed”: Constructing Mark of the Devil’s Author
  3. Arthur Lizie: Why Have I Never Seen Mark of the Devil?: Self Narrative, Canon Construction, and Audience Analysis

18.00     Film screening: Mark of the Devil (Hexen bis aufs Blut gequält)

              Panel discussion with Erika Blanc, Michael Holm, Percy Hoven, Uwe Huber and Dieter Menz



Friday, 4 April 2014

8.45–11.00     Panel 4

  1. Marlene Peinhopf: Female Prototypes: strix, venefica, adultera
  2. Peter Klammer: Mark of the Devil: Cinema and Reality
  3. Thomas Assinger: The Inquisition Machine of Mark of the Devil
  4. Xavier Mendik: The Devil Inside Her: Mark of the Devil and 1970s Possession Cinema


11.15–13.00     Panel 5

  1. Gianluigi Gugliermetto: A Feminist/Queer Theological Approach to Mark of the Devil
  2. Sarah Held: Girls with Balls: Constructions of Femininity in Exploitation Cinema Illustrated by Mark of the Devil’s Vanessa
  3. Bálint Kovács/Judit Szabó: Spectatorship and Incessant Punishment: Macabre Voyeurism and Moral Impulses


14.00–15.45     Panel 6

  1. Daniel Illger: The Wounded Spectator: Mark of the Devil and the Poetics of Exploitation Cinema
  2. Christine Lötscher: Holy Witches: Staging Martyrdom and Power in Mark of the Devil
  3. Michael Lück: Modes of World: Thinking Film with Witches



Saturday, 5 April 2014

10.30–11.30     Guided tour in Schloss Moosham