Proposals for papers and panels are now being considered for the South Asian Cinema Area of the annual SW/TX PCA/ACA conference. This year’s conference theme is Celebrating "Foods & Culture(s) in a Global Context."
South Asian Cinema is a new area at this conference and any topics related to this area are welcomed. Listed below are suggestions for possible panels and presentations, but topics not included here will also be warmly considered.
The work of Satyajit Ray
Nehru and Indian cinema
Social problem films
Partition in Indian cinema
Indian silent film
Hindi Cinema’s Golden Age (Bimal Roy, Mehboob Khan, Guru Dutt)
Diasporic Indian filmmakers
Scholars, teachers, filmmakers, graduate students, and others interested in all aspects of South Asian Cinema are encouraged to participate in getting this exciting new conference area established in its debut year.
Please submit your panel or presentation proposal, abstract (200-250 words), and brief current resume by 1st December 2011 to the conference website database which can be accessed at
Institute for Language and Culture
1-3 Tatara Miyakodani
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