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Robert Weiner <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 2 Oct 2007 17:17:42 -0700
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    Call  for Papers-Silent Film SWTXPCA 2008
      Call for papers-Silent Film
      Deadline for submission: November 15, 2007
      the 29th Annual Meeting of the 
      Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Associations
      February 13–16, 2008
      Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
      Albuquerque , New Mexico
       The Area Chair for Silent Film is seeking papers and  presentations on ANY aspect of Silent Film.
      Some topics to consider:
      D. W. Griffith’s art
      Modern Silent Films and Filmmakers
      Bronco Billy and the Rise of the Western
      Studios and companies during the silent age
      The birth of Talkies
      Al Jolson
      Lillian Gish
      Silent Documentaries
      Silent Horror films
      Hitchcock’s silent movies
      Birth of Science Fiction and the Fantasy Film
      Edwin Porter 
      Please send abstract and title to area chair by November 15th.
Rob  Weiner                                                                          
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  Box 53841 
  Lubbock texas 
   Conference Rates: Professionals, $140; Graduate students $120; Spouse,  partner 
  Information about our areas of study, conference travel, lodging, and the  organization can be found on our regularly updated website:
      We look forward to seeing you this winter in sunny  Albuquerque where we invite you to explore Route 66, local pueblos, hiking  trails, museums, the Sandia and Isleta casinos, area ski resorts, and nearby  Santa Fe. 
      SW/TX PCA/ACA 2008 Conference
      February 13-16, 2008
      Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
      330 Tijeras
      Albuquerque, NM 87102
      Phone: 1.505.842.1234
      Fax: 1.505.766.6710
      This year’s keynote address will be given by Joy Harjo, an  internationally known poet, performer, writer and musician of the Mvskoke/Creek  Nation. She has published seven books of acclaimed poetry including She Had  Some Horses, In Mad Love and War, The Woman Who Fell from the Sky,  and her most recent How We Became Human: New and Selected Poems from  W.W. Norton. Among her many awards are the Lifetime Achievement Award from the  Native Writers Circle of the Americas, the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Award,  the New Mexico Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, and the William  Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society.

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