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>Subject: CFP: The Geography of Film Noir (4/8/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)
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>From: "Santos, Marlisa" <[log in to unmask]>
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>Call for Papers--SAMLA special session:  The Geography of Film Noir:  Space,
>Place, City, Country           
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>The themes of film noir are heavily influenced by geographical elements and
>physical features of space.  The claustrophobia of urban spaces in noir have
>enjoyed wide critical consideration, but other geographical elements of film
>noir bear discussion, including suburban and rural noir environments,
>elements of the ĺ─˙foreignĺ─¨ in noir, films 
>noir that have settings in countries
>outside the U.S., and issues of 
>ĺ─˙American-nessĺ─¨ in film noir.   Papers that
>deal with any of these, as well as other elements of geography and physical
>space in film noir are welcomed.   Please send 250-word abstracts to
>[log in to unmask] or to the following mailing address:  Marlisa Santos,
>Division of Humanities, Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, Nova
>Southeastern University, 3301 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL  33314.
>Deadline is April 8, 2006.
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>Presenters must be current members of SAMLA by 1 May 2006. The SAMLA meeting
>will be Nov. 10-12, 2006, in Charlotte, North Carolina. For more details,
>please visit http://www.samla.org/convention.shtml.
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>Marlisa Santos, Ph.D.
>Interim Director, Division of Humanities/Asst. Professor
>Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences
>Nova Southeastern University
>3301 College Ave./Fort Lauderdale, FL  33314
>(954) 262-8213 / 1-800-338-4723, ext. 8213
>Fax: (954) 262-3881
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