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>Subject: CFP: Extra-Cinematic Performances (8/16/02; SCS, 3/6/03-3/9/03)
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>Society for Cinema Studies Conference: March 6-9, Minneapolis
>Workshop: Extra-Cinematic Performances
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>This workshop aims to facilitate a discussion of how the many players in
>international film industries-stars, directors, writers, producers,
>etc.-perform off-screen.  How have studios legislated the behavior of
>their commodities and what happens to celebrity behavior in the absence
>of an all-powerful studio system?  How have such devices as fan
>magazines and celebrity "news" programs changed the stakes of movie
>making?  How have extra-cinematic performances shaped the industry and
>its audience?  Are there new directions and methodologies that the study
>of such subject matter is/should be going?
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>Please note: this is a workshop format so there will be no formal papers
>presented; rather, informal 10 minute presentations will be followed by
>an interactive discussion of extra-cinematic performances and possible
>directions for scholarship in this area.  International perspectives are
>encouraged, as are original and provocative ideas about the possible
>directions for such lines of inquiry.
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>Presenters must be members of the Society for Cinema Studies (or must
>join by date of final submission; visit the Society's webpage at
>www.cinemastudies.org for more details).  Please email (preferably) or
>mail 300-400 word proposals for your workshop presentation by Friday
>8/16 to: [log in to unmask], North Carolina State University, Dept.
>of English, Box 8105, Raleigh NC 27695-8105.
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