UPDATE: [Film] Film/Adaptation Areas, SWTX PCA/ACA (2/13-16) Due 11/15

full name / name of organization: 
Lynnea Chapman King
contact email: 

The deadline for the 2008 Film/Adaptation Area of the Southwest/Texas
PCA/ACA conference approaches. We'd certainly be interested in seeing
you in Albuquerque in February!

Submission due date, November 15, 2007.

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association 29th Annual
Conference, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Join us February 13-16, 2008, at
The Hyatt Regency Conference Hotel, downtown Albuquerque. We are pleased
to announce the Joy Harjo will be the keynote speaker for the conference.

We welcome any aspect of film studies; prospective topics include:

*adaptation theory
*novel to film adaptation
*film to film adaptation
*stage to screen adaptation (excluding Shakespeare)
*video games, songs, cartoons, and even Disney rides to film adaptation

Special Topics Include:
*Broadway Musical Adaptations (Hairspray, Dreamgirls)
*Graphic Novel Adaptations (300, Sin City, A History of Violence, V for
Vendetta, Batman: Year One as Batman Begins)
*Comic Book Adaptations (Fantastic Four, Superman, Spiderman)
*International Adaptations (The Departed/Infernal Affairs)


* discussions of film history and the classic Hollywood system
* technical considerations (sound, wardrobe, setting, etc.)
* examinations of genre
* application of theory to specific films (feminist, Marxist, myth)
* international film (Hong Kong Cinema, Bollywood, etc.)

Special topics include:
*The emergence of non-linear crime narratives such as Snatch, Lucky
Number Slevin and Smoking Aces.

Conference Rates: Professionals, $140; Graduate students $120; Spouse,
partner $50

For further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas,
hotel, registration, tours, etc.) please visit

Please send inquiries regarding this area to Lynnea Chapman King or
Andrew Tash at the email or physical address below. Submission deadline
is Nov. 15, and registration deadline is January 15, 2008.

Submissions should include a current curriculum vitae, a working
bibliography for your paper, and a 200- 250 word abstract.

Lynnea Chapman King
Butler Community College
1810 N. Andover Rd
Andover, KS 67002

Andrew Tash

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