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>Subject: CfP deadline approaching: Revisiting the Past in 
>ContemporaryLiterature and Film
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>WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY
>Thirty-Second Colloquium on Literature and Film
>Sept. 11-13, 2008
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>CALL FOR PAPERS
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>Revisiting the Past
>in Contemporary Literature and Film
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>Submissions are invited on the many ways that contemporary authors 
>and filmmakers find their inspiration in history.  Topics include, 
>but are not limited to the following:
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>Historical Novels
>Writing Colonial History
>Comparative Perspectives on Historical Events
>Constructing the Present by Interpreting the Past
>Rereading History through New Eyes and Ideologies
>Cinematic Versions of Epics
>Dramatizing History
>HerStory: Re-Placing Women in History
>Literary and Cinematic Subversions of History
>Minority Writers and History
>Science Fiction and History
>History in Popular Culture
>History as Theater for the Present
>Literary Representations of Pre-History
>Theories of the Historical Novel
>Teaching History through Film
>Historical Novels into Film
>Historical Events Across Genres
>Cross-Cultural Readings of the Past
>Literature and Cinema: Filling the Silences of History
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>Please submit 300-word proposals for papers and/or panels by May 15, 2008 to
>WVUCOLL@ MAIL.WVU.EDU.  The program will allow twenty minutes for 
>the reading of each paper.  Include a cover letter containing the 
>proposal's title, complete contact information, and institutional 
>affiliation.
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>A limited number of papers read at the Colloquium and submitted to 
>the Editorial Board after their delivery will be considered for 
>refereed publication in the West Virginia Philological Papers. 
> Papers may be read in English, French, German, or Spanish, but only 
>manuscripts submitted in English can be considered for publication.  
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