CFP: [Film] Symposium: Assesssing John Sayles

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    Papers are sought for a symposium: Assesssing John Sayles, to be held
at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Saturday, September 25,
2008. Papers that connect Sayles's films and his fiction, or that locate
him among other major auteurs (such as Altman and Kasdan)or that analyze
his use of archetypal American figures such as the cowboy, the trickster
or the outsider will be preferred. Please send one page precis of your
proposed paper by September 22, 2008 to Prof. Joseph T. Skerrett, Jr.,
Department of English, 460 Bartlett Hall, University of Massachusetts
Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003 or to

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