Could you post the CFP below on the Screen-L list?   thanks so much.

Heidi Kenaga

CFP:   Anthology on John Sayles

John Sayles is considered a trailblazer of independent cinema in the U.S., yet
film scholars have devoted relatively little attention to his work. We are
manuscripts for an anthology on Sayles' filmmaking practice, using any
methodological approach --  e.g., authorship, aesthetic, narratological,
industrial, historical, ideological, or combinations thereof.   We are
interested in new scholarship, but are also open to revisions/updates of
published material.   Possible topics include, but are not limited, to:

Articulation of race, ethnicity, class, sexuality
Politics of locale and region
Role of performance and ensemble acting
Functions of storytelling and oral history
Music/sound practices
Reception studies, domestic or international
Sayles and the historical tradition of an "independent cinema" movement in
the US
Sayles' position within the contemporary motion picture and television
Problematics of positioning Sayles' work as an aesthetic and ideological
   to Hollywood model

Send a one-page abstract and brief c.v. by September 1, 2001, to either:

        Heidi Kenaga                            Diane Carson
        Dept. of Communication                  SLCC-Meramec
        Univ. of Memphis                        11333 Big Bend
        143 Theatre/Comm Bldg.          St. Louis, MO 63122
        Memphis, TN 38152-3150

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