>From: "Paula Willoquet" <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Ecocriticism and Film Studies (1/24/05; ASLE, 6/21/05-6/25/05)
>CFP: Ecocriticism and Film Studies panel for the ASLE (Association for the
>Study of Literature and Environment) conference to be held in Eugene,
>Oregon, June 21-25.
>Deadline for proposals: Monday, January 24, 2005.
>I am seeking to organize a panel that explores the possibilities as well as
>limitations of using film/video (documentary, activist, experimental,
>Hollywood, independent, foreign) to explore ecocritical issues in the
>classroom. I am particularly interested in papers that would address the
>usefulness (or not) of the medium in addressing the 2005 conference theme,
>"Being in the World, Living with the Land". Can film help us reconnect with
>the living land and with being-in-the-world, or does the experience of the
>moving image by definition distance us from the living land by mediating
>our experience? All perspectives welcome.
>Please email a 1-2 page abstract of a 15 minute presentation. to
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>Assistant Professor of Media Arts
>School of Communication and the Arts
>Poughkeepsie NY 12601
>(854) 575-3000 ext 6045
>For more information on the ASLE conference, please visit:
>Participation at the ASLE conference is limited to one presentation per
>person (but you may chair one session and present at another). All
>presenters must be ASLE members by the start of the conference.
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