CFP: War in film, television, and history
AREA CFP: Hollywood on the Home Front
This call for papers focuses on the contributions made by Holywood studios, actors, and film exhibitors during wartime, emphasizing the importance of movies and moviemakers on the home front.
War efforts by studios and movie theaters in countries other than the U.S. are welcome.
Topics might include but are not limited to:
Studio assitance in the war effort, such as the use of Disney animators
War Bond sales efforts by film stars and theaters
The role of newsreels to provide images of war
Feature, docu, and government sponsored films for the home front
Films for discussion might include but are not limited to:
_Since You Went Away_
_Stage Door Canteen_
_Joe Smith, American_
_The Miracle at Morgan's Creek_
DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS IS JULY, 30 2004.
"War in Film, Television, and History" is an interdisciplinary conference meeting in the Dallas area, 11-14 November 2004. This Film and History League gathering will be joined by the Literature/Film Asociation.
The featured luncheon speaker is Adrian Cronauer whose "life" was appropriated by Barry Levinson for _Good Morning Vietnam_ (1987), starring Robin Williams. Cronauer will discuss how his treatment and script evolved into the final projection.
Full details on location, registration, etc. can be found on our website.
Please provide an abstract of no more than 250 words with brief bio.
Send this information to the area chair at the address provided.
Oklahoma State University
Department of English
205 Morrill Hall
Stillwater OK 74074
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