Film (General) Area
Proposals are now being accepted for review for the Film(General) Area at the 2010 SWTX PCA/ACA Conference, Feb 10 - 13 in Albuquerque, NM. 20-minute presentations ranging from critical essays to analyses employing recognized research methodologies are sought. This regional popularculture conference draws an international roster of participants. Deadline for submissions has been extended to December 15, 2010.
Listed below are some suggestions for possible individual presentations,but topics not included here are also welcome.
The black and white aesthetic: pre-1960s or post-1960s
Ideological themes in contemporary films
The film flashback: weak script device or important narrative tool?
Subtext no more: special effects as the dominant message in contemporary films
OR, consider a contribution to this year's conference theme: Science Fiction and Fantasy Films as Popular Culture. Some suggestions:
The best SF films - and why!
Critical themes in animatedfilms
What fantasy film worlds tell us about contemporary culture
If you are interested in presenting in the Film (General)Area, submit a proposal with these items:
100-250 word abstract, includingpaper/presentation title
Current curriculum vitae
Working bibliography for your paper
Contact information: name, address, and email.
Richard Crew, Film (General) Area Chair
SWTX PCA/ACA conference information is at: http://swtxpca.org/