Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, Comedies of Errors: Classical Hollywood Comic Cinema

deadline for submissions: 
June 10, 2019
full name / name of organization: 
David John Boyd, University of Glasgow
contact email: 

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Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Thursday, November 14, 2019 to Sunday, November 17, 2019, Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel, San Diego, California

Conference Theme "Send in the Clowns"

The 2019 PAMLA Conference is being held over the November 14-17 weekend, in beautiful San Diego, California once again! Do consider joining us at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside hotel this year, and as many PAMLA attendees can attest, the conference itself is sure to be an incredibly enjoyable, friendly, and rigorous experience for scholars at all stages in their professional careers. Go to https://www.pamla.org/2019 for more information.

Session: Comedies of Errors: Classical Hollywood Comic Cinema (https://pamla.ballastacademic.com/Home/S/17876)
Presiding Officer: David John Boyd, University of Glasgow
Proposal Due Date: June 10th

Panel abstract: This special session is dedicated to investigating formal, thematic, and philosophical readings of Classical Hollywood comic cinema (1910-1960), ranging from the works of Charlie Chaplin to George Cukor, situated between the cinematic genres of vaudeville, slapstick, screwball, and romantic comedy in the first half of 20th century America.

Note: Feel free to submit a session regardless of the conference theme, and please contact me with any questions or concerns about the panel.

Moreover, for those also interested in other sessions related to Film and Media Studies, see https://pamlaballastacademic.com/home/cfp and search for this area of study! We look forward to your submission!