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THE AMERICAN PRESIDENCY ON FILM:
A NATIONAL CONFERENCE, NOVEMBER 10-12, 2000
Westlake Hyatt Hotel, Simi Valley, California
(A 45-min. drive north of LAX Airport)
Sponsors: The Film and History League
and Film & History: An Interdisciplinary Journal
of Film and Television Studies
Visit the nearby Ronald Reagan Presidential Library with VIP access.
Benefits of participation:
Panel presentations on topics below.
Banquet with a prominent guest speaker.
Films from Presidential Libraries.
Gift shop of "Presidential" items.
Major publisher will print selected papers.
Proposals invited on the following film and tv-related topics:
* Actual Presidents, 1789-present.
* Imaginary Presidents and first families.
* First ladies and Second ladies.
* The Imperial Presidency.
* The White House as mise en scene.
* Documentary studies of the Presidency.
* Satires of the Presidency.
* TV and the Presidency: shaping the public mind.
* International perspectives on the Presidency.
* White House staffers.
* Other topics invited.
Use our online submission form at the Film & History
Web site: http://h-net.msu.edu/~filmhis
Pre-registration: $150. Registration at conference: $200.
(pre-register by 1 June.)
Fees include registration, banquet, one year of Film & History.
Conference site: Hyatt Westlake Plaza, Westlake Village, CA 91361
805.557.1234 and fax 805.379.9392.
Conference rate: $109 for single/double occupancy per night.
This conference is sponsored by the Film and History League
in conjunction with Film & History: An Interdisciplinary
Journal. Copious information about both are at the web
site. Visit the web site and then pose us questions:
A credit option is available at the undergraduate and graduate
Point of contact: Peter C. Rollins, Film and History League, RR 3, Box 80
Cleveland, OK 74020 (918)243.7637 and fax 5995 or send queries
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