We are organizing for the American Historical Association Conference in Washington DC, Jan. 2-5. Our panel, "Contested Spaces: Gender and the Geography of Early American Cinema" will examine issues of gender and the moving pictures in regard to the built environment, place, architecture, and representational space. Currently, we are looking for a third panelist.
The panel will be chaired by Hilary Hallett, Ph.D. (Columbia University). One of the papers examines the role of traveling black women film exhibitors in making claims to urban space, 1900-1910. Another panelist will consider the relationship between New York City, entertainment spaces and performances, and the fight for woman's suffrage from 1910-1917. Kathy Peiss will comment on the papers.
Send comments and questions to H-Net
Webstaff. H-Net reproduces announcements that have been submitted to us as a
free service to the academic community. If you are interested in an announcement
listed here, please contact the organizers or patrons directly. Though we strive
to provide accurate information, H-Net cannot accept responsibility for the text of
announcements appearing in this service. (Administration)