UPDATE: Brokeback Mountain (grad) (2/28/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

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Patrick Randolph
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(dis)junctions 2006: lost in translation
University of California Riverside
April 7-8, 2006
Keynote Speaker: Professor James Kincaid

The University of California Riverside's annual (dis)junctions conference is
extending the deadline for submissions to Tuesday, February 28, 2006. If
you have an idea that you wanted to submit, but missed the original deadline
of Feb. 1, we will now be accepting abstracts until the 28th of February.

(dis)junctions; Lost in Translation (April 7-8, 2006)

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be held at "(dis)junctions:
Lost in Translation," the University of California Riverside's 13th Annual
Humanities Graduate Conference. It will take place April 7-8, 2005. For more
information, visit the website:

This call for papers is for a panel on Ang Lee's film "Brokeback Mountain,"
based on the short story by Annie Proulx. Some topics suggested, but not
limited to, include:

-The character Enis' violent acts when confronted by his emotional
investment with the character Jack
-The struggle to label the movie gay or not along with the trailers about
the movie that purposefully show the two male characters in loving moments
with their wives and violent moments with each other
-How is humor used in the movie and reaction to the movie
-Different reactions from the audience (for example, laughing during serious
-What is lost in translation from the short story to the big screen

Abstracts no longer than 250 words should be e-mailed to:
"Plrand25_at_hotmail.com" by February 1, 2006. Please put the text in the body
of the message, not as an attachment.

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