Please post this CFP for the upcoming Film and History conference.
Thank you,
Michael Baldwin
Oklahoma State University

Call for Papers


November 11-14, 2004


Area CFP:  Aviation in War Films


This call for papers focuses on all aspects of aviation in feature films, television, and documentaries on war.  This area includes international film, television, and documentaries.  Topics might include but are not limited to:


Films on WWI, WWII, Korea, the Cold War, Viet Nam, Desert Storm . . .


Films for discussion might include but are not limited to:


Aces High, Bat 21, Dark Blue World, The Dawn Patrol, Flying Leathernecks,             Thunderbolt, Top Gun, The First of the Few, Hell's Angels, The Hunters,                                   Tora Tora Tora, Pearl Harbor


Deadline for proposals is July 30, 2004.


"War in Film, Television, and History," is an interdisciplinary conference meeting in the Dallas Area, 11-14 November 2004.  This Film and History League gathering will be joined by the Literature/Film Association.


The featured luncheon speaker is Adrian Cronauer whose "life" was appropriated by Barry Levinson for "Good Morning Vietnam" (1987) starring Robin Williams.  Cronauer will discuss how his treatment and script evolved into the final projection.


Full details on location, registration, etc can be found on the website:


Please provide an abstract of no more than 250 words with brief biographical information.

Send this information to the area chair:



Michael Baldwin

Oklahoma State University

English Department

205 Morrill Hall

Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074

Email: [log in to unmask]

Phone: 405-385-0102


Online resources for film/TV studies may be found at ScreenSite