Images of Motherhood in Contemporary Southern Film, November 7-9, 2014 (Abstract by June 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Watson / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Heather.oneal55@gmail.com

"Images of Motherhood in Contemporary Southern Film"

This panel invites papers that examine depictions of the United States South and southerners in contemporary film with particular interest in how motherhood or images of motherhood are portrayed.

Examples include but are not limited to : Gone with the Wind, The Help, Princess and the Frog, The Hunger Games series, Steel Magnolias, Fried Green Tomatoes, The Waterboy, Sweet Home Alabama, and Big Fish.

Please send abstract of 250-500 words and short bio by June 1st to Heather Watson at heather.oneal55@gmail.com. The 86th annual SAMLA conference will be held November 7-9, 2014 in Atlanta, Ga at the Marriott Atlanta Buckhead Hotel and Conference Center.

cfp categories: 
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
popular_culture
twentieth_century_and_beyond