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? ---- Screen-L is sponsored by the Telecommunication & Film Dept., the University of Alabama.