PAMLA 2023-CFP-Italian Cinema

deadline for submissions: 
May 31, 2023
full name / name of organization: 
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Consider submitting an abstract to the permanent Italian Cinema session for PAMLA 2023.  Please upload your file (300 words max) directly to the Session CFP linked below. 

CFP Deadline: May 31st, 2023

Session CFP:

Decision Date: June 11th, 2023

Conference Dates: Oct. 26-29, 2023

Location: The Hilton Portland Downtown Hotel

This panel invites papers focusing on various aspects of Italian film history and contemporary film culture. 

Taking advantage of this year's theme, Shifting perspectives, some topics of particular interest could include, but are absolutely not limited to: 

  • North vs. South (la questione meridionale, ecc)
  • Inside vs. Outside (urban vs suburban space; in-groups vs outsiders, etc.)
  • Cinema of Migration  /  Migrant Cinema
  • Cinema focusing on environmental or agricultural changes/challenges 
  • Feminist Cinema
  • Queer Cinema 
  • Censorship


Un caro saluto,