Dear Editor--

Please distribute the following announcement to your readership.
Thank you.
Mike Schoenecke


Film and History Conference on the American Wests in Film, TV, and History
Kansas City Marriott, Kansas City, MO
November, 2002

Please join the Film & History Journal for its annual conference in Kansas
City and consider giving a presentation on Western Film:  The Silent Era, an
area rich with insights and illumination.

Here are some suggestions to consider:

--Birth of a genre
--Edwin S. Porter
--Broncho Billy Anderson
--Hollywood and Westerns
--D. W. Griffith
--Thomas H. Ince
--The films of William S. Hart
--The films of Tom Mix
--The silent Westerns hero, villain, heroine
--The films of John Ford
--James Cruze and The Covered Wagon
--Landscape images in the silent Western
--The films of Ken Maynard, Harry Carey, Buck Jones
--Zane Grey and the silent Western
--Costumes and the silent Western

The 2002 meeting of the Film and History Society will be at the Kansas City
Marriott, Country Club Plaza, next door to the Kansas City Arts Institute.
Special events are planned for the meeting.  For details about the meeting,
the site, and travel, see the web site at  The
Deadline for proposals is 15 August 2002.

Please send or e-mail a 150-200 word proposal and a brief biographical note
by AUGUST 15 to:

Dr. Mike Schoenecke
English Department, Box 43091
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX 79409-3091
(806) 742-1617
FAX:  (806) 742-0989
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