On this page you can find out what we are doing right now. We share news about the current status of the project, events, publications and much more.


Hollywood Memories at DASI Shoptalk

On Feb. 10 (2-5 p.m.), Kathleen Loock will present the Hollywood Memories project at the DASI Shoptalk.

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Guest Lecture on Netflix’s Christmas Programming

Prof. Dr. Kathleen Loock will give a guest lecture on Netflix and their current Holiday programming.


Online Lecture at Audience Projects Seminar Series

On Dec. 6, Prof. Dr. Kathleen Loock will talk at the Audience Projects Seminar Series.

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Guest Lecture on BLADE RUNNER 2049

On Dec. 1, Prof. Dr. Kathleen Loock will give a lecture on Blade Runner 2049.


Alejandra Bulla and Stefan Dierkes Talk at the DGfA’s Postgraduate Forum

On Nov. 10, Alejandra Bulla and Stefan Dierkes will present their research in Regensburg.


Talk “Rethinking time: media, memory, and generation in the age of streaming platforms” at the ECREA Conference 2022

On Oct. 21, Kathleen and Stefan presented the project in Aarhus.


Radio Interview about the Use of AI Voices in Films

Kathleen Loock was a guest at “Breitband” for Deutschlandfunk Kultur.

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Kathleen Loock at the Book Launch for REANIMATED: THE CONTEMPORARY HORROR REMAKE by Laura Mee

Kathleen Loock was part of the discussion of Mee’s book on September 28, 2022.


German Audience Survey for HOLLYWOOD MEMORIES Ended

New registrations for participation in the study are now no longer possible.


Start of the Mexican Pilot Study

Register now and participate!


Guest Lecture on Dislike by Jonathan Gray (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

The talk will take place on Monday, 11 July 2022, from 2-4 p.m.


Workshop: “Audience Research: Methods and Approaches”

The workshop will take place on Friday, 8 July 2022.


Guest Lecture in Research Colloquium by Kathleen Loock

On June 21, 2022, Kathleen Loock will give a guest lecture at the German Studies research colloquium at LUH.


Guest Lecture on Film Reboots by Brunella Tedesco-Barlocco

The guest lecture takes place Monday, 20 June 2022, from 2-4 p.m.


HOLLYWOOD MEMORIES now available in Spanish

Our website is trilingual now!

Talk on Reboots and Revivals

Talk on Reboots & Revivals

Prof. Dr. Kathleen Loock gives on online talk on April 21, 6 p.m., on TV Reboots and Revivals.

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Alejandra Bulla starts her PhD in the HOLLYWOOD MEMORIES Research Project

Alejandra Bulla starts her PhD in the HOLLYWOOD MEMORIES project, researching on Mexican audiences.

Hollywood Memories Twitter Account

HOLLYWOOD MEMORIES has a Twitter-Account

The research group HOLLYWOOD MEMORIES is now featured on social media with a Twitter account (@HollyMemories).


Interview in COLLECTING MOVIES Series

Interview with Kathleen Loock by Greg Carlson and his COLLECTING MOVIES series, about her first movie experience and research on remakes.


Research Stay: Brunella Tedesco-Barlocco

Ph.D. student and remaking scholar Brunella Tedesco-Barlocco visits the English Department of LUH for her research stay.


Stefan Dierkes starts his PhD in the HOLLYWOOD MEMORIES Research Project

Stefan Dierkes starts his PhD in the HOLLYWOOD MEMORIES project, researching on German audiences.


Press Release about HOLLYWOOD MEMORIES Research Project

Die Leibniz Universität Hannover (LUH) hat eine Pressemitteilung über das von Prof. Dr. Kathleen Loock geleitete Forschungsprojekt HOLLYWOOD MEMORIES veröffentlicht.

Register now to participate in the HOLLYWOOD MEMORIES project!

You want to be part of the project and share your memories of Hollywood movies with us? Then register here to participate. We will let you know when the questionnaire is launched on our digital research platform.

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