Recent conference was in November, 2000 on The Presidency in Film
at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Simi Valley, California
(45 mins. north of LAX). Information and registration details are on
the web site! This conference is co-sponsored by California State
University-Northridge, a neighbor to the Presidential Library and the
conference hotel. (Three hours of History credit are available through
the College of Extended Learning.)
Next conference will be in the fall of 2002 and will focus on the topic of
THE AMERICAN WEST(S) IN FILM, TELEVISION, AND HISTORY. The
event will be held in Kansas City, one of the great gateways to the West.
Please start planning your paper!
Comments: Individual subscription information on the web site
as well as information and FAQ's about the CD-ROMs. There are
also discussion items and essays on Saving Private Ryan, Amistad,
CNN's Cold War, and a host of other topics. The Table of Contents
for the last thirty years is there as well. Lastest issues deal with
Television as Historian and edited by Gary Edgerton (Old Dominion U).
The next two issues will focus on THE COLD WAR IN FILM AND TV
with senior scholar Phil Landon (UMBC) as guest editor.
Peter C. Rollins, Editor
Film & History: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Film and TV Studies
(Web site: http://h-net.msu.edu/~filmhis) Also, www.filmandhistory.org
RR 3 Box 80
Cleveland, OK 74020
(918)243-7637 and fax 5995
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