Women in Latin American Film and Media

deadline for submissions: 
May 31, 2023
full name / name of organization: 
Iliana Cuellar
contact email: 

120th Annual Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association Conference 

Portland, Oregon 

October 26-29, 2023

In thinking of the conference theme, “Shifting Perspectives,” the Women in Latin American Film and Media session invites proposals that seek to interrogate the Latin American film canon and highlight the contributions of women and the way they have worked with and against the canon. 

The panel invites proposals that highlight the contributions women directors, producers, actors, etc. have had on the their respective industries and the Latin American film canon. 

Possible topics may include but are not limited to:

- Public/Private

- New Latin American Cinema

- Documentary 

- National Identity and Masculinity 

- Aesthetics and the Political 

- The Domestic and Quotidian 

- The Gaze (Male/Female/Colonial/Postcolonial)

- Adaptation

- Queer and Trans Identity

To submit an abstract, please follow this link : https://pamla.ballastacademic.com/Home/S/18871

Abstracts are due May 30th.