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CFP: Children in Film
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SWTXPCA/ACA Joint Conference April 20-23, 2011
Proposals are now being accepted for the Children in Film Area of the 31st annual PCA/ACA & SWTX PCA/ACA joint conference April 20-23, 2011, in San Antonio, TX.(www.swtxpca.org). Proposals are sought that explore and interrogate the representations of children in Hollywood film, independent film, foreign film and/or children’s film. Additional topics of interest concerning children in film may include, but are certainly not limited to: coming-of-age; children of color; negotiations of racial/ethnic/cultural differences; negotiations by children of social, political, economic conditions; children’s relationships with adults, parents, siblings, or peers as represented in film; gender and children; sexuality and children; children of the Diaspora as portrayed in film; children and technology; the child body; ideology and the child; children’s education, and any other topic that deals with the child image in film. Panel suggestions are welcome.
Abstracts of 250-300 words should be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the address below. Inquiries and panel suggestions are welcome via email. Deadline for submissions is Dec 10, 2010. Please include full contact information--including affiliation, and a brief, 50 word biography with your abstract submission.
Debbie C. Olson
Registration for the 2011 Southwest Texas Annual Conference will begin on September 15, 2010. The 2011 PCA/ACA SW/TX PCA/ACA joint Conference will be held in San Antonio, Texas, at the Marriott River Center, 101 Bowie Street, San Antonio, Texas 78205 USA, Phone: 1-210-223-1000. Further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at www.swtxpca.org.