CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Framed and Spliced: Hollywood's Search for "The Story" in History

full name / name of organization: 
Cristine Soliz
contact email: 
cristine.soliz@colostate-pueblo.edu

>From DW Griffith’s take on American history in Birth of a Nation to
Steven Spielberg’s version of a 50s con artist in Catch Me If You Can,
Hollywood has searched for “the story” in history, reorganizing the
chronology of events to sell history on the Big Screen . How fictive is
history on the Big Screen?

Proposals are being accepted for the Historical Fiction Area of the 2009
SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency
downtown from Feb 25-28. All proposals and abstracts of 250 words or less
are welcome. Please include your Vita. First major deadline is Nov 15.
Final deadline is Dec 1. Send inquiries to Dr. Cristine Soliz, 719-549-
2346, cristine.soliz_at_colostate-pueblo.edu. Further details of the
conference are at http://swtxpca.org

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cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches