Film

All Proposals & Abstracts Must Be Submitted Through The PCA Database.
Please submit a proposal to only one area at a time. Exceptions and rules

CALL FOR PAPERS

The PCA Film Area requests titles and brief abstracts for presentations on all aspects of film studies, including but not limited to studies of individual films; specific genre, actors, directors, screenwriters, themes, etc.; adaptation to (and from) film regarding any specific film or regarding any other media, such as the novel or short story, drama, TV series, comic books, and so on; sound and score; film history; film theory; film techniques; ideological, sociological, psychological, structural, and political aspects of film; and various national cinemas (that is, individual or characteristic films from, say, India or Japan, for example). 

The area frequently assembles 3-and 4-paper sessions on such general topics as Film Adaptation; Women in Film, Masculinity in Film, or Gender in Film; film noir, science fiction, westerns, and other film genre; specific directors and actors; foreign films and the cinema of specific nations; thematic content of all kinds; sex in films; violence in films; film history; film theory; cinematic techniques and strategies.

Submit abstracts of 150 – 250 words to the PCA Database.

Please send all inquires to:

Donald E. Palumbo
English Dept.
East Carolina Univ.
Greenville, NC 27858
252-321-1522
donaldpalumbo@earthlink.net