CFP: Errol Morris (8/2/07; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Lou Thompson
contact email:

Errol Morris=20


Documentary filmmaker Errol Morris is known for winning the 2004 Academy =
Award for Best Documentary for _The Fog of War_; for his 1998 film _The =
Thin Blue Line_, which both resulted in the release of death-row inmate =
Randall Adams and introduced the now-familiar dramatic reenactment; and =
for his device known as the Interrotron, which allows direct eye contact =
(ostensibly) between the subject and the spectator. He is a leading =
contemporary practitioner in the documentary tradition.

Essays of 4,000-5,000 words are sought for an edited collection of =
essays on all aspects of the work of Errol Morris, including his =
full-length documentaries, his television series _First Person_, his =
feature film _The Dark Wind_, and his ads for the Move On/Kerry campaign =
and others.

Previously unpublished works are preferred. =20

All critical approaches are welcome, and international contributors are =

Please use MLA documentation.=20

 Deadline: August 1, 2007

 Electronic submissions and inquiries to:

Lou Thompson

Professor of English

Texas Woman's University or

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