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CFP Charlie in the Heartland An International Charlie Chaplin Conference October 28-30, 2010 Deadline February 1, 2009
full name / name of organization:
Lisa K. Stein
Call for Papers
In keeping with the theme of the conference, "Charlie in the Heartland," which was chosen to commemorate Chaplin's first trip to the United States with Fred Karno's Comedians in October, 1910, we are seeking papers in a wide range of areas, all to do with Chaplin, his relationship with, influence on, or evocation of America, either during or after his long residence here.
Keynote Speaker and Honoree:
Other Confirmed Featured Speakers:
Kate Guyonvarch, Director of Roy Export S.A.S. and the Association Chaplin office, Paris
Cecilia Cenciarelli, Archivist and Head of Progetto Chaplin, Cineteca di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Frank Scheide, Professor of Communications at the University of Arkansas and Co-Editor of The Chaplin Review
David Shepard, Film Preservationist
The following topics are meant to generate ideas for presentations, not limit creativity or exclude participation:
Maland's Chaplin and American Culture 20 Years Later
Individual papers or full panels are welcome to submit proposals.
Please send a 500-word abstract, a short bio and your contact information to Lisa Stein, Assistant Professor of English, OU-Zanesville, 1425 Newark Road, Zanesville, OH 43701 or via email by February 1, 2010. Graduate and undergraduate students are welcome and encouraged to submit.
N. B. We have tried to make this an accessible conference for young scholars by offering several low-cost housing options, as well as a reduced registration rate. We will also have a student travel grant available for applicants. Check back in early 2010.
We will welcome Maestro Timothy Brock from his home in Bologna, Italy to conduct an orchestral accompaniment to City Lights on the big screen in the Zanesville area, Sunday, October 24th. Check the website for updates on this event.