Film Adaptation, SWTX PCA/ACA 2/10-13, Due 12/15

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Adaptation: Film, Literature, Culture

Southwest/Texas Popular/American Culture Associations Conference

The Hyatt Regency Conference Hotel
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 10-13, 2010

Submissions due: December 15, 2009; reduced registration rate prior to November 1.

The Adaptation Area this year encompasses traditional approaches to film adaptation, including
*Adaptation theory
*Novel to film adaptation
*Film to film adaptation
*Genre adaptation (homage, parody, etc)
*Stage to screen adaptation
*Video games, songs, cartoons, graphic novels and comic books to film adaptation

as well as broader interpretations of the term adaptation, including films which translate culture into cinema through adaptations of
*The American West
*Political or religious ideology
*Race, gender, sexuality

Please send inquiries regarding this area to Lynnea Chapman King at Submissions should include a current curriculum vitae, a working bibliography for the presentation, and a 250-word abstract.