CFP: Image of Women in Hitchcock & Fellini Films (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)
Call for Papers
*Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA) Conference Mar. 1 -4,
2007, Baltimore, Maryland*
*Panel: The Image of Women in the Films of Hitchcock & Fellini:
Comparison and Contrast*
Explore the images of women in the films of Hitchcock and Fellini:
REBECCA, NOTORIOUS, PSYCHO, THE BIRDS, MARNIE, FRENZY; LA STRADA, LA
DOLCE VITA, NIGHTS OF CABIRIA, JULIET OF THE SPIRITS, CITY OF WOMEN.
Papers may be on one or more films of Hitchcock & Fellini, comparing &
contrasting OR on a single film of one of them, that can be compared or
contrasted during the discussion period.
All approaches welcome: gender, class, design, comparative, religious,
societal, psycho-analytical, biographic, or other -- including personal
response. While aspects of formal filmic may be included, preference
will be papers that emphasize substance rather than filmic form.
While Papers are expected to be of a professional nature, a true spirit
of informality is a mainstay of this panel. Must adhere strictly to a 12
minute reading, leaving time for audience discussion. A must: Abstracts
to have a Pre'cis preface of one or two opening sentences in /italics/
or _underlined_ giving the gist of the paper, sort of a Thesis
sentence-or- two. Finished papers for distribution or printing may be
in any language, but Abstracts & delivery on the panel of final papers
must be in English.
Video clips from Hitchcock's /The Birds /& /Frenzy/, and from Fellini's
/The City of Women /(/La citta` delle donne) /will hopefully be
available in the evening for after-dinner relaxing.
The Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA) is a scholarly
organization for professionals in English, French, German, Italian,
Spanish, and other modern languages. For more information on its March
1 - 4, 2007 conference in Baltimore, Maryland please visit the following
Please eMail abstract of under 250 words (including the prefatory Pre'cis, plus CV, to co-chairs Vincenzo Bollettino and Theodore Price: pricet_at_mail.montclair.edu <mailto:pricet_at_mail.montclair.edu> & bollettinov_at_mail.montclair.edu <mailto:bollettinov_at_mail.montclair.edu>
<> Please include with your Abstract: Name & Affiliation,
eMail address, postal address, telephone number.
Deadline for Abstracts: September 15, 2006.
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