The American Indians Today Area Chair invites the submission of papers for a special emphasis panel/workshop in American Indian Film: Teaching American Indians in Film.
Presentations on the Teaching of American Indian Film courses may include any aspect of: American Indians in Hollywood film; American Indian filmmakers; Issues in American Indian film. The purpose is to initiate dialogue about teaching film in American Indian Studies, English, and Film Studies programs. Ideas to be explored may include new directions in Native media, approaches to teaching American Indian film, issues addressed in Native media, materials used, materials needed. It is possible that a collection of essays may emerge from discussions that will result in a textbook with a strong Native voice for programs teaching Native American film.
Individuals interested in presenting should submit a 100-250 word abstract by email or postal service by the November 15, 2005 deadline.
M. Elise Marubbio, PhD
American Indian Studies, Box 115
2211 Riverside Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55454
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