UPDATE: An Inconvenient Truth (8/15/06; Film & History, 11/8/06-11/12/06)
CFP Update: "An Inconvenient Truth"
We are seeking presentations or roundtable discussion groups on "An
Inconvenient Truth" for the Nature and the Environment in Film and Television
Documentaries Area of the 2006 Film & History Conference on the â€œThe Documentary
8-12 November 2006 at the Dolce Conference Center â€" Dallas, TX.
New Deadline: August 15
Visit the web site for complete conference details <filmandhistory.org>
Panels are also forming on "Grizzly Man" and "The March of the Penguins," as
well as other documentaries dealing with nature and the environment.
Proposals for both film and television productions are welcome.
Presentations are invited on individual documentaries, television
programming, or on particular directors and cinematographers. A survey of movies
analyzing our cultural fascination and identification with nature films and the
ways in which nature and the environment are filmed and anthropomorphized would
Send a 200-word proposal to:
Department of English
Oklahoma State University
205 Morrill Hall
Stillwater OK 74078
This area is part of Film & History's 2006 "The Documentary Tradition"
conference. The conference will be held November 8-12, 2006, at the Dolce
Conference Center in Dallas, TX, near the DFW airport.
D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus will be featured artists at the
conference. Plenary sessions will be conducted by Raymond Fielding, author of â€œThe
American Newsreel: A Complete History,â€ and Betsy McLane, co-author of â€œA New
History of Documentary Film.â€
Sessions will also be held with Allen Mondell and Cynthia Salzman Mondell,
documentary filmmakers with oeuvre devoted to the ethnic experience in America
and the experience of women (www.mediaprojects.org), and Glenn Marcus and
historians who researched â€œMarch of the Bonus Armyâ€ for PBS.
In addition, James Welsh, Editor (Emeritus) of the Literature/Film Quarterly
will chair a special session of film journal editors to talk with
participants about publication opportunities and goals. Aspiring authors will meet
living, breathing human beings from the L/F Quarterly; the Historical Journal of
Film, Radio, and TV, Film & History; Post Script; Journal of Popular Film
and TV; in addition, there will be book publishers seeking manuscripts.
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or write Jennifer Higginbotham: higginbj_at_english.upenn.edu
Received on Mon Jul 31 2006 - 22:52:16 EDT