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>Subject: CFP: Cinema of Poverty (3/28/07; MLA '07)
>From: "Gregory Miller" <[log in to unmask]>
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>For a proposed panel on intersections between film and poverty at the Modern
>Language Association Convention to be held December 27-30, 2007.
>
>As the gap between the rich and the poor in the 
>U.S. continues to rise, nearly twenty percent of
>American children under five live below the 
>poverty line, and nearly one-half of all people 
>in
>America spend at least one year in poverty, it 
>seems a good time to examine how the moviesó
>perhaps the most popular and certainly the most 
>expensive of	art formsóportray poverty.
>
>All approaches are welcome, though comparative 
>(international / U.S.) approaches are especially
>encouraged.
>
>Please email 200 word abstracts and a CV by 
>March 28, 2007 to Gregory Miller, University
>of California at Davis ([log in to unmask])
>______________
>
>Dr. Gregory Leon Miller
>Department of English / University Writing Program
>University of California, Davis
>One Shields Avenue
>Davis, CA 95616
>
>

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