CFP: PCA Film Adaptation (11/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Housel


Film adaptation is a wide-ranging genre that crosses the borders between =
music, stage, novels, short stories, poetry, biography, autobiography, =
illness narrative, television, science, politics, history, and more, =
transforming those mediums into the world of larger-than-life images =
with booming sound and vibrant color allowing an audience to experience =
the words and momentum of story, adapted from any form, in an entirely =
new, often incredible, way.

Please join us at the April 4-7 2007 *PCA/ACA conference in Boston, =
Massachusetts at the Boston Marriot Copley Place, in the heart of =
downtown Boston--a city of profound history, rich culture, delectable =
dining, and high-end shopping (as well as my hometown--go Red Sox!). :)

Submit your abstract, individual proposal, or panel proposal of 150-200 =
words, including individual contact information and affiliation, to =
Rebecca Housel, PCA area chair for Film Adaptation, by=20
November 1, 2006.

I hesitate to suggest topics, because I don't want to limit you; in =
fact, I encourage and appreciate innovative, intellectually lively, and =
intense creative energy--so if you have a good idea, go for it! Many =
FILM ADAPTATION conference participants from the last few years have =
been published in a volume from Cambridge Scholars Press, as well as the =
Journal of Popular Culture.=20

Basic topic suggestions (though, again, this is not meant to limit =
proposals in any way):

The Hero in/and Film Adaptation=20
Comic Book Film Adaptation=20
Hyper-femininity/masculinity in/and Film Adaptation
The Monster in/and Film Adaptation
Horror in/and Film Adaptation
Pastiche in/and Film Adaptation
Parody in/and Film Adaptation
Hollywood in/and Film Adaptation
Poker in/and Film Adaptation
Arthurian Legend in/and Film Adaptation
The Fairy Tale in/and Film Adaptation
Einstein in/and Film Adaptation
Sci-fi in/and Film Adaptation
Physics in/and Film Adaptation (Relativity, Special Relativity, &/or =
Quantum Mechanics, too)
Philosophy in/and Film Adaptation
Australian people/places/topics in/and Film Adaptation

As you may well see, the sky's the limit...I look forward to reading =
your submissions--thanks!

Rebecca Housel, FILM ADAPTATION Area Chair

*PCA/ACA=3D Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

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