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>From: "Scott D Balcerzak" <[log in to unmask]>
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>Subject: CFP: Reel Fear Film Symposium (7/30/06; 10/20/06)
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>The Graduate Film Studies Group of the University of Florida seeks
>proposals for Reel Fear: Horror, Suspense, and Anxiety in Postmodern
>Film. This symposium will be held at the University of Florida on
>October 20th, 2006.
>
>The daylong event will consist of academic panels, along with lectures
>by our two keynote speakers: Carol J. Clover, author of Men, Women, and
>Chain Saws: Gender in the Modern Horror Film, and Adam Lowenstein,
>author of Shocking Representations: Historical Trauma, National Cinema,
>and the Modern Horror Film.
>
>Topics for proposals can include a wide variety of approaches to
>cinematic depictions of anxiety and terror in the postmodern age.  We
>encourage papers that examine fear in genres beyond the horror film.
>
>Possible topics could include, but are not limited to:
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>-Recent cinematic recreations of 9-11
>-The popularity of Asian psychological horror cinema
>-Religious and political conspiracy films
>-Depictions of technological surveillance
>-New directions in genre films such as police and political thrillers
>-The resurgence of slasher and zombie films
>-Fear and reality in popular documentaries
>
>All proposals must be submitted by July 30th, 2006.  Email a short bio
>and a 250-500 word proposal to both of the addresses below:
>
>Scott Balcerzak <[log in to unmask]>
>and
>Katherine Casey-Sawicki <[log in to unmask]>
>English Department
>University of Florida

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