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UPDATE: Film & History (11/16/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:46pm
Leslie Fife

UPDATE: Submission deadline now 15 Nov. 2005
The Film & History Area of the PCA/ACA Annual Conference invites papers
for the coming conference to be held in Atlanta 12 - 15 April, 2006.


The Area covers a wide range of subject matter and disciplines within the area.

In the recent past, for example, we have had papers on films and the Second

World War, British propaganda shorts during the same conflict, Westerns

and their relationship to American history, early film pioneers in Florida, and

Hollywood's film adaptation of "Death of a Salesman". Also, we have had

excellent papers from panellists working in the gender studies area and in

UPDATE: Trash Cinema: A Primer for Beginners (1/1/06; collection)

Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:13pm
Bleach, Anthony

Trash Cinema: A Primer for Beginners (collection)


CALL FOR PAPERS: Collection of critical essays on trash cinema

We invite submissions for a critical anthology about the ever-expanding
world of national and international trash cinema.

As fans of trash cinema, while we do like to think of the form as being
utterly anti- or counter- "mainstream" cinema, in the ways it challenges
or reworks many of its assumptions, we are amazed at how many trash
favorites (both personal and more perennial, if such a thing exists)
have a striking formal similarity to - as well as an appeal for devotees
of - the "traditional" film canon's fare.

CFP: British TV Drama and US Imports (UK) (1/16/06; 3/24/06)

Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:13pm
Simone Knox


British television drama and US imports: Aesthetics, Institutions,
Histories. Friday 24 March 2006.

A one-day symposium organised by the Centre for Television Drama Studies at
the University of Reading, under the auspices of the AHRC-funded project
British TV Drama and Acquired US Programmes 1970-2000.

CFP: American Indians Today: American Indians in Film (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 6:12pm
Richard Allen

American Indians Today-American Indians in Film Call for Papers

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 27th Annual
Albuquerque, NM, February 8-11, 2006
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710

The American Indians Today Area chair invites you to submit papers for a
special emphasis panel/workshop in American Indian Film for the
Southwest Texas/American Popular Culture Association's 27th "Annual
Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 8-11, 2006.=20


The Panel/Workshop: Teaching American Indian Film


CFP: Michael Arnzen: New Directions in Horror (11/15/05; ICFA, 3/15/06-3/19/06)

Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 6:12pm
Michael Arnzen

Paper Session: "Michael Arnzen: New Directions in Horror"
The 27th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts , Ft.
Lauderdale, FL, March 15-19, 2006. (
Responding to the conference's focus on "the fantastic in other media,"
"Michael Arnzen: New Directions in Horror" attempts to define the impact of
new media on popular literature by exploring multiple award-winning author
Dr. Arnzen's literary experiments producing horror for such media as palm
pilots, email, electronic texts and his Stoker award winning website, The
Goreletter (as well as traditional print forms). Dr. Arnzen has already
agreed to act as a respondent.