From DW Griffith’s take on American history in _Birth of a Nation_ to Steven Spielberg’s version of a 50s con artist in _Catch Me If You Can_, Hollywood has searched for “the story” in history, reorganizing the chronology of events to sell history on the Big Screen. How fictive is history on the Big Screen?
Proposals are being accepted for the Historical Fiction Area of the 2009 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency downtown from February 25-28. All proposals and abstracts of 250 words or less are welcome.
First proposal deadline is Nov. 15, 2008. The final deadline is Dec 1, 2008. Please include your Vita. Send inquiries to Dr. Cristine Soliz, firstname.lastname@example.org. Further details of the conference are at http://swtxpca.org
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