Proposals are now being accepted for review for the Film (General) Area at the 2010 SWTX Popular Culture/American Culture Conference. 20-minute presentations ranging from critical essays to analyses employing recognized research methodologies are sought. This regional popular culture conference will be held February 10 – 13 in Albuquerque, NM, and draws an international roster of participants. Deadline for submissions has been extended to December 15, 2009.
Submit proposals with the following information:
100-250 word abstract, including paper/presentation title
Current curriculum vitae
Working bibliography for your paper
Contact information: name, address, and email.
Richard Crew, Film (General) Area Chair
Listed below are some suggestions for possible individual presentations, but topics not included here are also welcome.
The black and white aesthetic: pre-1960s or post-1960s
Ideological themes in contemporary films
The film flashback: weak script device or important narrative tool?
Subtext no more: special effects as the dominant message in contemporary films
OR, consider a contribution to this year’s conference theme: Science Fiction and Fantasy Films as Popular Culture.
The best SF films - and why!
Critical themes in animated films
What fantasy film worlds tell us about contemporary culture
SWTX PCA/ACA conference information is at: http://swtxpca.org/
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