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CFP: TV Fiction Exchange (UK) (5/1/06; 9/5/06-9/8/06)

Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:16pm


TV Fiction Exchange: Local/Regional/National/Global.
An International Conference.

Contributors include:
Professor Ien Ang, University of Western Sydney
David Bianculli, NY Daily News television critic and author of
Dr David Lavery, Middle-State Tennessee University
Mark Lawson, Guardian television critic and writer

Venue: Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU Cheshire).
Dates: Tuesday 5 - Friday 8 September 2006.

CFP: Practical Approaches to Teaching Film (3/1/06; RMMLA, 12/10/06-14/10/06)

Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:16pm
Rachel Ritterbusch

I would like to encourage you to submit a proposal for the session entitled "Practical Approaches to Teaching Film", which I will be chairing this year at the 60th Annual Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association convention. This session dedicated to using film in the classroom has met with great enthusiasm in the past and led to a fruitful exchange of ideas among teachers from a wide range of institutions.

CFP: Luis Bunuel and the Documentary Tradition (7/21/06; 11/8/06-11/12/06)

Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm

Call for papers: Luis Buñuel and “The Documentary Tradition”
(Abstracts/ Proposals due by July 21)

2006 Film and History League Conference
“The Documentary Tradition”
November 8-12, 2006
Dolce Conference Center
Dallas, Texas

Panels are now forming for presentations on the topic of Luis Buñuel and “The
Documentary Tradition.” Presentations may be so narrow as to focus solely on
Land Without Bread (1933), or they may be so broad as to discuss documentary
style across Buñuel’s oeuvre. All proposals that in some way consider the
relationship between Buñuel and documentary will be considered. Possible
topics include, but are not limited to:

CFP: British Screens Now (UK) (3/31/06; 9/11/06-9/13/06)

Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:44pm
Andrew Moor

This is the first cfp for 'British Screens Now', an international conference to be held at
Manchester Metropolitan University and Cornerhouse Cinema Manchester, UK.

Deadline for abstracts: 31st March 2006.

'British Screens Now' will address, in the broadest sense, screen media produced and consumed in
Britain. Bringing together practitioners and scholars, it will look forward and backwards in an
attempt to promote an understanding of what appears on British screens, how it gets there and how it
is consumed. The conference will also encourage a sustained reassessment of what actually
constitutes 'British screens' in increasingly global contexts.

Major strands of the conference will be: