First Four: The Films of Kasi Lemmons

deadline for submissions: 
March 15, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
D. E. Wynter / California State University Northridge
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We are seeking chapter submissions for an edited volume on the films of writer-director Kasi Lemmons. This collection of critical analyses and close 'readings' will explore cinematic, narrative, intertextual, and/or thematic elements of the films Eve's Bayou (1997), Caveman's Valentine (2001), Talk to Me (2007), and Black Nativity (2013), as well as their cultural aesthetics and social impact. Abstracts are due March 15, 2018.