Call for Papers: Adaptation: Film, Literature and Culture

34th Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Associations Conference February 13-16, 2013

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center http://swtxpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 16, 2012

Join us this year, as a returning or first-time participant, in the Adaptation area, a long standing, well-represented area with outstanding past presentations.

The Adaptation Area this year encompasses traditional approaches to adaption, including:
Adaptation theory, Novel-to-film, novel-to-TV, TV-to-film, or film-to-TV adaptations Genre adaptation (homage, parody, etc.) Stage-to-screen adaptation (excluding Shakespeare) Film remakes (Dredd, Total Recall, The Amazing Spiderman, Red Dawn, etc.) Games, songs, cartoons, graphic novels and comic books to film adaptation.

Special topics this year include:
Sherlock Holmes  (including the Guy Ritchie, BBC, and CBS adaptations) The Hobbit, On the Road

Graduate students are encouraged to submit their papers to the Post Script Graduate Student Award or to other awards, as appropriate.  Please visit http://swtxpca.org/documents/48.html for a complete listing of the awards.

Please send inquiries regarding this area to Lynnea Chapman King at lynneaking@hotmail.com.

Submissions must be entered directly into the conference database at http://conference2013.swtxpca.org/.  Submission deadline is November 16, 2012.  Submissions should include a current curriculum vitae, a working bibliography, and a 250-word abstract.
For additional information, including a list of available awards, hotel and registration information, and conference registration, please visit the SW/TX PCA/ACA website at swtxpca.org.

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One Response to Call for Papers: Adaptation: Film, Literature and Culture

  1. This is really great and awesome.

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