Pedro Almodóvar and the Cinema of Desire

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org
Proposal submission deadline: October 15, 2010
Conference hotel: Marriott Rivercenter San Antonio
101 Bowie Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205 USA
Phone: 1-210-223-1000

Panel Title: Pedro Almodóvar and the Cinema of Desire

Papers are now being accepted on all topics related to the work of director Pedro Almodóvar.

While all approaches to Almodóvar will be considered, some possible areas of interest are:

Almodóvar and
Sexuality
Representation of Lovers
Mothers in Almodóvar's films
Transgender Characters
Filmic and Literary Touchstones in his Works
Intertextuality (Women on the Verge and Girls and Suitcases in Broken
Embraces)
Representation of the filmmaking process

Please share this CFP with colleagues.

Scholars, teachers, professionals, and others are encouraged to participate. Graduate students are also particularly welcome with award opportunities for best graduate papers.

Please send a 250-350 word abstract to mjonet@nmsu.edu or to the physical address below by 15 October 2010.

Dr. M. Catherine Jonet, European Popular Culture and Literature Area Chair
MSC 3WSP
New Mexico State University
P.O. Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001