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CONSOLE-ING PASSIONS:  TELEVISION, VIDEO, and FEMINISM
 
 
CALL FOR PAPERS
5th Annual Conference
University of Wisconsin-Madison
April 25-28, 1996
 
Conference theme:  Fighting back-lashes - global and local perspectives
(Papers may also be on other topics)
 
Console-ing Passions welcomes paper proposals that foreground questions of
sexual and other cultural differences.  Preconstituted panels accepted.
Possible areas include feminist perspectives on:
 
--Conference theme:  fighting back-lashes
--TV & contemporary theory
--TV in African American culture
--TV in Latino cultures
--International TV
--TV audiences & ethnography
--TV & social history
--TV institutions & industries
--Video art & independent video
--TV & queer theory
--TV & constructions of ethnicity, race and sexuality
--Media pedagogy
--TV & children
 
Please send 250 word proposals only [with name(s), institution(s),
address(es), email(s), phone(s), paper/panel title] to:
 
1.  Preferred choice:  world-wide web
        a.  http://www.pitt.edu/~cptv/cphome.html (home page)
        b.  http://www.pitt.edu/~cptv/proposal/prop-sub.html (proposal form)
 
2.  Second choice:  email
        [log in to unmask]
 
3.  Third choice:  mail
        Department of English
        526 Cathedral
        University of Pittsburgh
        Pittsburgh, PA 15260
 
4.  International Emergencies Only:  fax
        Julie D'Acci (608) 262-9953
 
 
DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS IS NOVEMBER 3, 1995
 
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Julie D'Acci, 1996 Conference Coordinator
6142 Vilas Communication Hall
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI 53706
FAX:  608-262-9953
email:  [log in to unmask]
 
Advisory Board:  Dianne Brooks, Phebe Chao, Julie D'Acci, Jane Feuer
Dee Dee Halleck, Mary Beth Haralovich, Marsha Kinder, Lauren Rabinovitz,
Ellen Seiter, Lynn Spigel, Mimi White.
 
10% of the American public would pay $5 to see Senator Orrin
  Hatch (R - Utah) fight a big mean dog on Pay TV.  86% of all
  viewers would root for the dog.  100% of women viewers would
  root for the dog.
 
- TV Nation Poll
 
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