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Announcement of dates for 2002 meeting of
Film and History League.  Plan ahead.......

Title of conference:  The American West(s) in Film and History


November 7-9, 2002 
Kansas City Marriott--Country Club Plaza
One block from the biggest attraction in
Kansas City, Missouri--the Country Club
Plaza--and two blocks from the major art
museums of the city.  Parking is free and
special rates with Southwest Airlines will
be in place for the meeting.

More details will emerge over the coming
months.  We are looking for Area Chairs
to facilitate proposals and to shape panels.

Join us....Check the web site for information
about the journal and the League.

Peter



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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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.

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 was co-sponsored by California State
University-Northridge, a neighbor to the Presidential Library and the
conference hotel. 

       www.filmandhistory.org

Two books will result:  _The Presidency in Film and TV_ will be a 
comprehensive
overview and will be published by the UP of Kentucky.  A collection of essays 
on
_The West Wing_ is under consideration by the Syracuse UP.  (See "The
Chronicle of Higher Education" HOT TYPE column for details--January 5th, 
2001.)

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!   Dates will be November 7-9, 2002 otra vez.

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