CALL FOR PAPERS
THE AMERICAN WEST IN FILM & TELEVISION
THE GREAT PLAINS STATES
Kansas City, Missouri, November 7-10, 2002
KC Marriott, adjacent the Country Club Plaza
Deadline: September 15, 2002
The Film & History Conference on "The West in Film and TV" seeks papers and panels on topics related to the plains states. We plan to create a number of outstanding panels. Consider the following possible topic areas: Hopalong Cassidy TV shows, Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Annie Oakley, Lone Ranger, Wild Bill Hickak, Adventures of Kit Carson, the Cisco Kid, Gunsmoke, Wyatt Earp, My Darling Clementine (1946), Shane (1953), High Noon (1952), Death Valley Days (1955), Cheyenne (1955), Gunfight at OK Corral (1957), Last Train from Gun Hill (1958), The Man who shot Liberty Valance (1962), Cat Ballou (1965), Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid (1969), Have Gun Will Travel, Bonanza, The Big Valley, The High Chaparral, The Rifleman, The Virginian, Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman, Dances with Wolves (1990), Wild Wild West, Little House on the Prairie, Pony Express, Wagon Train, Buffalo Bill, Jesse James, Billy the Kid, Will Rogers, John Wayne, John Brown, and many more.
The above topics are suggestions. Papers can focus on directors, actors, geographic places, the Plains Indians, comparative studies of classic novels and films, myth in film, symbols, and critical studies.
Submit Individual proposals with a title and abstract of 50 words.
Submit panels identifying each participant, titles, names of panelists, addresses, e-mail addresses, and a brief overview
abstract of the panel to the address below.
The conference will be held in Kansas City from November 7-10, 2002 at the Kansas City Marriott several blocks from the beautiful Country
Club Plaza area and near the Nelson Art Galley and Westport clubs and
For more information including other topic areas, contact the website. Other topics for the conference and information regarding the event are available on the Film & History web site.
Mass Media Department
Topeka, KS 66621
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