Southerners in Film SAMLA 2012 CONFERENCE (11-9 through 11-11-12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southerners in Contemporary Film Society
contact email: 
cranka@nsula.edu

This regular session of the 2012 South Atlantic Modern Language Association invites papers on any aspect of southerners as represented in contemporary film, including essays that address the transnational turn in southern film, as well as issues of authenticity, mythology, and folklore in southern film. Other topics might include (but are not limited to) the southern documentary impulse, expressions of race, class and sexuality in contemporary southern film, adaptation and re-imaginings of southern literature, and new southern studies and southern cinema. We particularly welcome submissions speaking to the conference theme of borders, migration, boundaries, and memoir. By May 15, 2012, please submit abstracts along with a short CV by e-mail to Dr. James A. Crank at cranka@nsula.edu.

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
interdisciplinary
theatre
twentieth_century_and_beyond