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"Peter C. Rollins" <[log in to unmask]>
Sun, 9 May 2004 17:56:52 EDT
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CPF Update:  Conference on War in Film, TV, and History
                             (November 11-14, 2004, Dallas, TX)

Old information on Film & History web site:

Old Speaker information:
          In addition to Adrian Cronauer (Good Morning, Vietnam),
a special evening speaker will be Lawrence Suid, author of the
epic study Guts and Glory: The Making of the American Military
Image in Film (2nd ed. UP of Kentucky, 2003).

NEW SPEAKER information:  Frank Thompson of THE ALAMO has
agreed to be the Literature Film Association plenary speaker.  Thompson
is an expert on Lincoln in Film, but is most recently prominent for his
novelization of The Alamo; in addition he has made a widely-distributed
DVD documentary about the long line of film renderings of the great
Texas battle.  Frank Thompson even appears in three scenes of the
John Lee Hancock epic.

New partner;
          The Literature Film Association will meeting with us,
conducting its own panels and papers around the concept of
Conflict in literature and film.   Contact is David Kranz at
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See our web site for full details.   Both groups are looking for Area
Chairs and participants.

Current Areas on web site:

    Aesthetics of the War Film
    Consequences and Legacies of War
    Cuban Missile Crisis
    Television on War
    Hollywood on the Home Front
    Holocaust and Genocide
    Stanley Kurbrick
    Medieval Films
    Military Leaders
    Nursing and Military Medicine
    The Vietnam Conflict
    War Crimes
    Wars on Terror
    Women and War
    World War II--"A" Films
    World War II--"B" Films

Deadline for proposals is 30 July, 2004.

Peter Rollins
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