full name / name of organization:
2009 marks the 70th anniversary of the movie and the 109th anniversary of
the book. Millions have been captivated by the fantastical and yet
familiar Land of Oz. A scholarly exploration of Oz will take place at
Henderson State University, June 26-28, 2009. Papers on any topic
associated with Ozâ€”the movie, the books, the spin-offs (The Wiz, Wicked,
etc.)â€”are invited. Papers should be no more than 20 minutes reading time
(roughly 3000-3500 words). Panel proposals are also encouraged.
Electronic submissions are preferred.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Randall Auxier, SIU-Carbondale (Editor, with Philip
Seng, of "The Wizard of Oz and Philosophy: Wicked Wisdom of the West"
from Open Court Press)
Inquiries, abstracts, and panel proposals should be directed to:
Dr. Kevin K. Durand
Associate Professor of Philosophy
H-Box 7584, 1100 Henderson Street
Henderson State University
Arkadelphia, AR 71999
Abstracts should be no more than 300 words in length. They should
include the authorâ€™s name, title of the paper or panel, institutional
affiliation, physical address, email address and phone number at which
the author may be reached. Submissions from independent scholars are
Abstracts should be submitted no later than April 1, 2009.
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