CFP: [Film] Documentary (5/1/08; MPCA 10/3-10/5/08, Cinncinati, OH)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather McIntosh
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Midwest Popular Culture Association
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2008, Cincinnati, OH
Deadline: May 1, 2008

I am seeking papers, abstracts, and panel proposals in documentary for
the 2008 Midwest Popular Culture Association conference to be held
October 3-5, 2008, in Cincinnati, OH.

All topics related to documentary are welcome. Some possibilities
include the following:

* Mockumentary
* Political documentary
* Issues of representation
* Documentary and pedagogy
* Reality television
* Documentary as social activism
* Documentary production and distribution
* Documentary and ethnography
* Home video
* Truth and ethics
* Contemporary directors

If you are interested, please send a one-page, 250-300 word proposal
detailing your basic research questions; critical, theoretical, and/or
historical foundations; and potential outline for a 15-20 minute
presentation by e-mail to

In your correspondence, please include your name, the title of your
presentation, an e-mail and postal address, academic affiliation (if
applicable), and if you might need a DVD/TV.

Submission deadline is May 1, 2008. You will be notified of acceptance
by May 31, 2008.

For more information about the Midwest Popular Culture Association and
the conference, please visit For any other questions,
please feel free to contact me at

Kind regards,

Heather McIntosh
College of Communications
The Pennsylvania State University
115 Carnegie Building
University Park PA 16802

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