Call for papers: Current Thinking on the Western workshop, 18 June 2014

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Dr. Lee Broughton / University of Leeds
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The 'Current Thinking on the Western' workshop will take place on 18 June 2014 at the University of Leeds, UK.
Keynote speaker: Professor Edward Buscombe.

This one-day event seeks to draw together international film studies scholars of all levels (postgraduate research students, early career researchers and established researchers) who are working on the Western.

Proposals (around 250 words in length) are invited for 20 minute papers concerning any aspect of current research on Western genre films but the following areas are of particular interest:

Cult Westerns
Hybrid Westerns
US Civil War related Westerns
Westerns made since 2000
Papers can relate to American/Hollywood Westerns or those produced beyond the USA (Italian, German, etc).

Proposals should be sent to Dr Lee Broughton at

Deadline for proposals: 30 April 2014.

Dr Lee Broughton, Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellow.