full name / name of organization:
Call for Papers=20
The Documentary Tradition:=20
Contemporary Documentary Maker =E2=80=93 Morgan Spurlock
The Documentary Tradition - 2006 Film and History Conference
Dallas, Texas, United States
8th=E2=80=9312th November 2006
Deadline for Proposals - 1st August 2006
The Documentary Tradition and its many permutations will be the topic of th=
Fall, 2006 Film and History Conference. =20
Proposals are now being accepted for The Documentary Tradition looking=20
specifically at the contemporary documentary maker Morgan Spurlock.
Listed below are some suggestions for possible proposals, but all other=20
perspectives and aspects will be considered.
=C2=B7 The impact of the Reality TV form on Spurlock=E2=80=99s work.
=C2=B7 The filmmaker as subject.=20
=C2=B7 Notions of =E2=80=98truth=E2=80=99 and =E2=80=98reality=E2=80=99 imb=
edded in the Documentary tradition.
=C2=B7 Documentary as social/political reform.
=C2=B7 Reflections on American culture and its global effects as portrayed =20=
=C2=B7 Documentary and cinema
=C2=B7 Narrativisation of the real
Please email or post abstracts of approx 250 words to the address below:
Area Chair: Morgan Spurlock
30 Atherley Road=20
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Conference please visit _http://www.filmandhistory.org_=20
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