UPDATE: [Film] CFP: Errol Morris collection (8/1/09)
Call for Papers
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Previously unpublished works are preferred.
All critical approaches are welcome, and international contributors are
Please use MLA documentation.
Proposals: 1 January 2009
Essays: 1 August 2009
Electronic submissions and inquiries to:
Professor of English
Texas Womanâ€™s University
l.thompson_at_charter.net or lthompson2_at_twu.edu
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