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CFP: Celebrating Jewish Identity (10/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:58pm
JewishStudiesPCA_at_aol.com

CELEBRATING JEWISH IDENTITY
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The Jewish Studies Area of the Popular Culture Association is organizing at=20
least one panel on constructing modern Jewish identities, beginning in the=20
1970s for the 2007 conference of the ACA/PCA in Boston, Massachusetts, April=
 4-7,=20
2007.=20
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Since the 1970s, being Jewish became acceptable and comedians and actors=20
retained their Jewish names. Barbra Streisand, Jerry Seinfeld, Paul Reiser,=
 Robin=20
Williams, Paul Reubens, Adam Sandler, Jon Lovitz, Rob Schneider, Gilda=20
Radner, Adam Goldberg, and Jeff Goldblum are just a few of the many successf=
ul=20

CFP: The Kabbalah and Hollywood (10/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:58pm
JewishStudiesPCA_at_aol.com

THE KABBALAH AND HOLLYWOOD
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The Jewish Studies Area of the Popular Culture Association is organizing at=20
least one panel on Hollywood celebrities and their interest and study of th=
e=20
Kabbalah for the 2007 conference of the ACA/PCA in Boston, Massachusetts, Ap=
ril=20
4-7, 2007.
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In recent years study of the Kabbalah has become more and more popular among=
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non-Jewish believers. Specifically, pop singer Madonna and her film directo=
r=20
husband Guy Ritchie, and actress Demi Moore and her actor husband Ashton=20
Kutcher are converts to Kabbalah, making study of Kabbalah the =E2=80=9Cin=
=E2=80=9D thing for many=20
people.
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CFP: The Kabbalah and Hollywood (10/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:58pm
JewishStudiesPCA_at_aol.com

THE KABBALAH AND HOLLYWOOD
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The Jewish Studies Area of the Popular Culture Association is organizing at=20
least one panel on Hollywood celebrities and their interest and study of th=
e=20
Kabbalah for the 2007 conference of the ACA/PCA in Boston, Massachusetts, Ap=
ril=20
4-7, 2007.
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In recent years study of the Kabbalah has become more and more popular among=
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non-Jewish believers. Specifically, pop singer Madonna and her film directo=
r=20
husband Guy Ritchie, and actress Demi Moore and her actor husband Ashton=20
Kutcher are converts to Kabbalah, making study of Kabbalah the =E2=80=9Cin=
=E2=80=9D thing for many=20
people.
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CFP: Stephen Spielberg (10/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:58pm
JewishStudiesPCA_at_aol.com

STEPHEN SPIELBERG
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The Jewish Studies Area of the Popular Culture Association is organizing at=20
least one panel on specifically evaluating Stephen Spielberg for the 2007=20
conference of the ACA/PCA in Boston, Massachusetts, April 4-7, 2007.
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Stephen Spielberg is one of the most powerful and most influential directors=
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in Hollywood today. His filmography includes Jaws, Close Encounters of the=20
Third Kind, the Indiana Jones films, his Academy Award winning film Schindle=
r=E2=80=99s=20
List, and Saving Private Ryan. He has worked with many of the best creative=
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people in the film industry including actors Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss,=
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UPDATE: Morgan Spurlock (9/10/06; Film & History, 11/8/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:58pm
Periart21_at_aol.com

 Call for Papers=20
The Documentary Tradition: =20
Contemporary Documentary Maker =E2=80=93 Morgan Spurlock
The Documentary Tradition - 2006 Film and History Conference
Dallas, Texas, United States

8th=E2=80=9312th November 2006
Deadline now extended to 10th September 2006
The Documentary Tradition and its many permutations will be the topic of th=
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Fall, 2006 Film and History Conference. =20
Proposals are now being accepted for The Documentary Tradition looking=20
specifically at the contemporary documentary maker Morgan Spurlock.
Listed below are some suggestions for possible proposals, but all other=20
perspectives and aspects will be considered.

CFP: Jewish Classical Musicians (10/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:58pm
JewishStudiesPCA_at_aol.com

JEWISH CLASSICAL MUSICIANS
 
 
 
The Jewish Studies Area of the Popular Culture Association is organizing at
least one panel on Jewish Classical Musicians for the 2007 conference of the
ACA/PCA in Boston, Massachusetts, April 4-7, 2007.
 
Jewish musicians have influenced classical music almost since its inception.
More modern composers include such masters as Felix Mendelssohn, Gustav
Mahler, Jacques Offenbach, Leonard Bernstein, and Aaron Copland. Modern classical
performers include Arthur Rubenstein, Isaac Stern, Jascha Heifetz, Vladimir
Horowitz, Wladyslaw Szpilman (The Pianist), Beverly Sills (nee Belle Miriam

CFP: Jewish Classical Musicians (10/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:58pm
JewishStudiesPCA_at_aol.com

JEWISH CLASSICAL MUSICIANS
 
 
 
The Jewish Studies Area of the Popular Culture Association is organizing at
least one panel on Jewish Classical Musicians for the 2007 conference of the
ACA/PCA in Boston, Massachusetts, April 4-7, 2007.
 
Jewish musicians have influenced classical music almost since its inception.
More modern composers include such masters as Felix Mendelssohn, Gustav
Mahler, Jacques Offenbach, Leonard Bernstein, and Aaron Copland. Modern classical
performers include Arthur Rubenstein, Isaac Stern, Jascha Heifetz, Vladimir
Horowitz, Wladyslaw Szpilman (The Pianist), Beverly Sills (nee Belle Miriam

CFP: Jewish Classical Musicians (10/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:58pm
JewishStudiesPCA_at_aol.com

JEWISH CLASSICAL MUSICIANS
 
 
 
The Jewish Studies Area of the Popular Culture Association is organizing at
least one panel on Jewish Classical Musicians for the 2007 conference of the
ACA/PCA in Boston, Massachusetts, April 4-7, 2007.
 
Jewish musicians have influenced classical music almost since its inception.
More modern composers include such masters as Felix Mendelssohn, Gustav
Mahler, Jacques Offenbach, Leonard Bernstein, and Aaron Copland. Modern classical
performers include Arthur Rubenstein, Isaac Stern, Jascha Heifetz, Vladimir
Horowitz, Wladyslaw Szpilman (The Pianist), Beverly Sills (nee Belle Miriam

CFP: Jewish Mythology (10/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/06-4/7/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:58pm
JewishStudiesPCA_at_aol.com

JEWISH MYTHOLOGY
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The Jewish Studies Area of the Popular Culture Association is organizing at=20
least one panel on Jewish Mythology for the 2007 conference of the ACA/PCA i=
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Boston, Massachusetts, April 4-7, 2007.
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>From Lillith to the Golem, Jewish mythology has been an important part of=20
Jewish life. The story of the Golem is considered by some to be part of the=
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inspiration for Mary Shelley=E2=80=99s Frankenstein. =20
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Presentation proposals should examine the history and the significance of=20
Jewish mythology on Jewish culture and non-Jewish culture, especially in the=
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United States.
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CFP: Jewish Mythology (10/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/06-4/7/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:58pm
JewishStudiesPCA_at_aol.com

JEWISH MYTHOLOGY
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The Jewish Studies Area of the Popular Culture Association is organizing at=20
least one panel on Jewish Mythology for the 2007 conference of the ACA/PCA i=
n=20
Boston, Massachusetts, April 4-7, 2007.
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>From Lillith to the Golem, Jewish mythology has been an important part of=20
Jewish life. The story of the Golem is considered by some to be part of the=
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inspiration for Mary Shelley=E2=80=99s Frankenstein. =20
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Presentation proposals should examine the history and the significance of=20
Jewish mythology on Jewish culture and non-Jewish culture, especially in the=
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United States.
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CFP: Conference for Medieval Studies (grad) (10/15/06; 2/23/07-2/24/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:58pm
Karen Robinson

The fifth annual Conference for Medieval Studies, a graduate student conference
sponsored by Comitatus, the Purdue Medieval Studies group, will be held at
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana on February 23-24, 2007. The theme
for this year's conference is "On the Edge: Representations of Liminality in
Medieval Europe."

Patricia Clare Ingham, Indiana University, Bloomington, will be the plenary
speaker for this year's conference.

CFP: Conference for Medieval Studies (grad) (10/15/06; 2/23/07-2/24/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:58pm
Karen Robinson

The fifth annual Conference for Medieval Studies, a graduate student conference
sponsored by Comitatus, the Purdue Medieval Studies group, will be held at
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana on February 23-24, 2007. The theme
for this year's conference is "On the Edge: Representations of Liminality in
Medieval Europe."

Patricia Clare Ingham, Indiana University, Bloomington, will be the plenary
speaker for this year's conference.

UPDATE: D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus (9/10/06; Film & History, 11/8/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:58pm
hmm160_at_psu.edu

Please feel free to forward and cross-post.

CFP: D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus

Film & History Conference: The Documentary Tradition
8-12 November, 2006, Dolce Conference Center, Dallas, TX
NEW Deadline: September 10, 2006

I am seeking abstracts and panel proposals about the works of D.A.Pennebaker
and Chris Hegedus. Presentations in this area can cover a variety of topics,
including their signature cinema verite style, the politics of their
documentaries, their representations of music and musicians, and others. Of
particular interest is presentations on Al Franken: God Spoke and The War
Room.

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

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:57pm
hmm160_at_psu.edu

Please feel free to forward and cross-post.

CFP: Documentary

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
April 4-7, 2007, Boston, MA
Deadline: 1 November 2006

I am seeking papers, abstracts, and panel proposals for the documentary area
of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference
to be held April 4-7, 2007, at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston,
MA.

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

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:57pm
hmm160_at_psu.edu

Please feel free to forward and cross-post.

CFP: Documentary

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
April 4-7, 2007, Boston, MA
Deadline: 1 November 2006

I am seeking papers, abstracts, and panel proposals for the documentary area
of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference
to be held April 4-7, 2007, at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston,
MA.

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