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September 2008, Week 4


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"Weiner, Rob" <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 24 Sep 2008 12:32:43 -0500
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Call for Papers-Silent Film SWTXPCA 2009
Call for papers-Silent Film

Deadline for submission: November 15, 2008
The 30th Annual Meeting of the Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture
Associations February 24-28, 2009
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
Humanities Librarian
Texas Tech University
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Box 53841
Lubbock texas

 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.
Conference Rates: Professionals, $140; Graduate students $120; Spouse,
partner $50
SW/TX PCA/ACA 2009 Conference
February 24-28, 2009
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710

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