Adating Historical Narratives -- corrected version

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Cartmell, De Montfort University
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Adapting Historical Narratives
A one-day conference

Organised by the Centre for Adaptations,

De Montfort University, Leicester,

Tuesday 28 February 2012

Papers are invited across a wide range of interpretations of the topic,
genres of 'historical narrative' (fictional, fact-based, hybrid),
represented periods, and histories (from royal to political to
popular-cultural). Focuses might include heritage cinema; historical
documentaries and docudramas; biopics; retro nostalgia; contemporary history
on screen; new-media developments and convergences in the representation and
remediation of history; and constructions of national histories and
historical nationalisms.

Proposals (of no more than 200 words) should be sent to Deborah Cartmell and
Claire Monk (; by

2 December 2011.