At 05:21 PM 5/1/98 -0500, you wrote:
>Although I might address this directly to Bob Kolker, who is chairing the
>1999 SCS Conference Program Committee,  I thought his answer--which I hope
>he will make--would be of interest to the entire SCREEN-L list.  Here are
>the questions:
>1)  Why has the SCS leadership decided to split the field into "Film and
>Media Theories" and "Film and Media Histories" as has been suggested by the
>call for papers for the plenary sessions at the 1999 conference?  One of the
>points I consistently make to my  students is that this is a false
>separation, that theories underpin all history writing and that most
>theories imply causality (history).
Yeah--and where does pedagogy fit into this binary?
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