INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE THEORIZATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF AFRICAN REGIONAL MOVIES
African movies across its regions have grown to the extent that there is need to critically do their in-depth studies with the purpose of generating theories on their packaging, analysis and proper classification into genres. In view of the above, abstracts are invited from academics, media industry professionals, movie producers, distributors, government agencies, policymakers, movie regulators, agencies, donors, civil society organisations, independent consultants, research groups and students, on any aspects of the under listed sub-themes. Such abstracts which should not exceed 200 words should be based on the analysis of select movies that fall within the sub-themes. Abstracts are to be sent to our E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org on or before September 20th 2011, while full paper must reach us before September 30th, 2011.
Trends in movie Theories, Existing Literary Theories and the need or not, for distinct African movie theories, Generating theories on African movies, Emergent genres in African movies, Movies and the relevance of African-specific genres, Classifying African urban and rural movies, Gender and social issues in African movies, need for classical genrization, War and crime movies and proper classification, Travel movies and issues of depiction, African movies and the global media culture, Representation of economic, social and political issues in African movies, Africansí contributions to the Theories of Gaze, Sociology and Psychology of African movies e.t.c.
Proposals should include abstract title, author's name, address, telephone number, email address, and institutional affiliation.
Venue: College of Humanities and Culture, Osun State University, Ikire Campus, Ikire Osun State; Nigeria. Osun State University operates collegiate system of six campuses. Ikire Campus is one of the six campuses. Ikire Campus is about 15 km to Ibadan and about 45 km to Ile-ife the home of Obafemi Awolowo University. The University Campus is along the road to Ibadan from Ile-Ife.
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