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Call for Papers: Film & History
Final Round Deadline for Abstracts/Proposals: 15 December 2007 

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations' 29th Annual
Conference Albuquerque, NM, February 13-16, 2008 Hyatt Regency
Albuquerque 330 Tijeras Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 842-1234
Fax: (505) 766-6710
http://albuquerque.hyatt.com 

Proposals are now being accepted for the Film & History Area. Join us
this year as a returning or first-time participant in the scenic
Southwestern city of Albuquerque! Our area is concerned with the impact
of motion pictures on our society and how films represent and interpret
history. Presentations can, for example, feature analyses of individual
films and/or TV programs from historical perspectives, surveys of
documents related to the production of films, or analyses of history and
culture as explored through film. Genres could include historical films
attempting to define history, propaganda films, documentaries,
docudramas, newsreels and broadcast media, war films, music videos and
concert films, reality shows, avant-garde, cinema verite, actualities,
and direct cinema.

Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations and/or
panels, but topics not included here are also welcome: historical eras
and coverage of historical events, popular culture, politics and
government, gender, ethnicity, race, class, sports and leisure, science
and technology, religion and spirituality, pedagogy, film schools and
theory

If you wish to form your own panel within the Film & History area, we
would be glad to facilitate your needs.  Roundtable sessions and
international participation are also encouraged. 

Please send 100-200 word abstracts and proposals for panels via email by
1 December 2007 to:

Tobias Hochscherf, Co-Chair Film & History   	
Media & Communication			              	      
School of Arts and Social Sciences

Northumbria University				
Lipman Bldg.					
Newcastle upon Tyne				
NE1 8ST					
United Kingdom					
Phone: ++44(0)191-227-4932			 
Email: [log in to unmask]   

Or

Christoph Laucht, Co-Chair Film & History 
School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies 
University of Liverpool 
Chatham Street 
Liverpool
L69 7ZR
United Kingdom
Phone: ++44(0)151-794-2404
Email: [log in to unmask]


All presenters, once accepted, must register by January 15, 2008.
Registration is available online at SW/Texas PCA/ACA website:
http://www.h-net.org/~swpca. All participants who register before
December 15 will receive a discounted rate, while those who register
between December 15 and the January 15 will pay the full conference
rate.  Hotel reservation information can also be found on the website
(note, reserve rooms early as the rooms fill quickly).

For general information, online registration, and regular updates see:
http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/ 

For information about the journal, Film & History, go to
http://www.uwosh.edu/filmandhistory/

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