CFP: Middle East Film and Media (8/5/06; SCMS, 3/8/07-3/11/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Terri Ginsberg
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Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS)
March 8-11, 2007
Chicago, Illinois, USA

The SCMS Middle East Caucus is sponsoring the following call for papers.
Please send 150-200-word proposal and brief bio statement by August 5, 2006.

Proposals are sought for a panel on contemporary issues in Middle East film
and media. Possible topics include: effects of (neo)colonialism on national
film production; formal and generic transformations within Syrian, Egyptian,
Lebanese, and Moroccan cinemas; (mis)representations of gender and
sexuality, religion and race in Arab, Israeli, and Central Asian film;
Israeli-Palestinian conflict cinema; media and documentary reportage of U.S.
regional invasions and related policies; diaspora cinemas (Turkish,
Palestinian, Iranian); experimental interventions.

Send proposals to:
Terri Ginsberg, Ph.D.
Co-chair, SCMS Middle East Caucus

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