CFP: Documentary (5/1/06; MPCA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

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CFP: Documentary

Midwest Popular Culture Association
Friday-Sunday, October 27-29, 2006, Indianapolis, IN
Deadline: Monday, May 1, 2006

I am seeking papers, abstracts, and panel proposals in documentary film,
television, and video for the 2006 Midwest Popular Culture Association
conference to be held October 27-29, 2006, in Indianapolis, IN.

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

* contemporary directors
* issues of representation
* documentary and pedagogy
* reality television
* documentary as social activism
* documentary production and distribution
* documentary and ethonography
* home video
* truth and ethics

If you are interested, please send a one-page, 250-300 word proposal for a
15-20 minute presentation by e-mail to You also can send it
by mail to Heather McIntosh, 115 Carnegie Building, College of
Communication, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802.

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

The deadline for proposal and panel submissions is May 1, 2006. You will
be notified of acceptance by May 31, 2006.

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
Office: 102 Business Administration II
Office Hours: 12:30 - 2 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, and by appointment
Mail: 115 Carnegie Building, University Park, PA 16802

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