The Film and History League’s Second National Conference theme is “The American West(s) in Film, Television, and History.” Among the topic areas for which individual papers and panels are encouraged is “Turnerian And Post-Turnerian Formulations Of The West” i.e., how films and television programs have portrayed Western and frontier history, and how those portrayals have shaped our perception and understanding of the place of the West in the American consciousness, and the West’s impact on America’s development. Among the films and television programs suggestive of this area are: Stagecoach, Legends of the Fall, Dances With Wolves, Cheyenne Autumn, My Darling Clementine, Last of the Mohicans, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Little Big Man, Who Shot Liberty Valance, The Unforgiven, Bonanza, etc. Interested faculty, graduate students and independent scholars are invited to submit proposals for individual papers or entire panels.
For individual papers please mail, fax, or e-mail (preferred) a 250-word proposal, a brief biographical note, and a brief bibliography for the paper.
For panels please mail, fax, or e-mail (preferred) a proposal with the session’s title, the titles of each paper or presentation, a brief (100-word) description of each paper/presentation, each author/presenter’s name and affiliation plus a brief biographical note.
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Ohio State University
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