CFP: Recreating OZ; Oct 2-4 2009

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Recreating Oz

Annual Convention of the International Wizard of Oz Club

Manhattan, Kansas – October 2-4, 2009

Call for Papers
We invite submissions for presentations of 15 minutes in length on “Recreating Oz.” Possible topics include:

* Adapting Oz for stage and screen

* Marketing and commemorating the Oz books

* Assembling the histories of Oz creators

* Teaching Oz

* Archiving Oz

* Re-reading the Oz books and earlier critical interpretations

* Re-imagining the world of Oz for contemporary audiences (Maguire’s Wicked, Stauffacher’s Harry Sue, the mini-series Tin Man, comics and graphic novels)

Send abstracts of 300-500 words as attachments to by May 8, 2009.

Decisions about papers will be made and announced by May 31, 2009.

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