CFP: [American] Adaptation: Film, Literature, Culture SWTX PCA/ACA Due 12/1 (2/24-28)

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Lynnea Chapman King
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Adaptation: Film, Literature, Culture

Submission due date, December 1, 2008.

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association 30th Annual
Conference, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Join us February 24-28, 2009, at
The Hyatt Regency Conference Hotel, downtown Albuquerque.

The Adaptation Area this year encompasses traditional approaches to
adaptation, including
*adaptation theory
*novel to film adaptation
*film to film adaptation
*genre adaptation (homage and parody)
*stage to screen adaptation (excluding Shakespeare)
*video games, songs, cartoons, and even Disney rides to film adaptation

as well as a broader interpretation of the term adaptation, films which
translate culture into cinema through adaptations of
*the American West
*political or religious ideology
*race, gender, sexuality
Watch for forum topics as well, as we continue our discussion of the Coen
Brothers (Burn After Reading) and Cormac McCarthy (The Road). More
forums to be announced.

Conference Rates: Professionals, $160; Graduate students $140;
Spouse/partner $50. For further details regarding the conference
(listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) please visit
Please send inquiries regarding this area to Lynnea Chapman King at the
email or physical address below. Submission deadline is November 15 for
early registration rates, December 1 for increased registration rates,
and the registration deadline is December 31, 2008. Submissions should
include a current curriculum vitae, a working bibliography for your
paper, and a 200- 250 word abstract.

Lynnea Chapman King
Butler Community College
1810 N. Andover Rd
Andover, KS 67002

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