full name / name of organization:
Submission due date, November 15, 2007.
Call for Papers: Film Area, a long-standing, well-represented area
with outstanding past presentations. Southwest/Texas Popular
Culture/American Culture Association 29th Annual Conf., held in
beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico.
The 2008 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will meet February 13 - 16
at the Hyatt Regency Conference Hotel in downtown ABQ. Join us this
year, as a returning participant or for your first-time.
We welcome any aspect of film studies, prospective topics include:
* discussions of film history and the classic Hollywood system
* technical considerations (sound, wardrobe, setting, etc.)
* examinations of genre
* application of theory to specific films (feminist, Marxist, myth)
* international film (Hong Kong Cinema, Bollywood, etc.)
Special topics include:
*The emergence of non-linear crime narratives such as Snatch, Lucky
Number Slevin and Smoking Aces.
Last year we planned to continue the interesting and popular film
discussion forums by presenting the summer blockbuster and the relevancy
of the Oscars. Inclement weather prevented flights from Wichita and so
both co-chairs were unable to chair these panels. If attendants are
interested, we will provide panels for these two topics again as well as
Conference Rates: Professionals, $140; Graduate students $120; Spouse,
For further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas,
hotel, registration, tours, etc.) please visit http://www.h-
Submissions should include a current curriculum vitae, a working
bibliography for your paper, and a 200- 250 word abstract. Please send
inquiries regarding this area to Lynnea Chapman King or Andrew Tash at
the email or physical address below. Submission deadline is Nov. 15, and
registration deadline is January 15, 2008.
Lynnea Chapman King
Butler Community College
1810 N. Andover Rd
Andover, KS 67002
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