CFP: Adaptation Area of the Southest Popular/American Culture Association

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Call for Papers
October 31, 2019
Arizona, United States
Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, Film and Film History, Humanities, Journalism and Media Studies, Literature

Call for Papers: Southwest Popular/American Culture Association 41st Annual Conference
Adaptation: Literature, Film, and Culture Area

February 19-22, 2020
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center Albuquerque, New Mexico

Proposals are now being sought for review in the “Adaptation: Literature, Film, and Culture” Area. While the term “adaptation” most commonly refers to a film based upon or inspired by a novel (or the process of developing such a film), proposals for adaptations involving other media as source texts or final products are also welcome (for example, adaptations that involve art, theater, music, dance, television shows, video games, photographs, or comic books). Please direct questions pertaining to this area to Area Chair Amy Fatzinger, Ph.D., University of Arizona, Topics for paper proposals include, but are not limited to:

•     adaptations of classic works.
•     theories of adaptation.
•     representations of culture in adaptations.
•     the process of adaptation.
•     adaptation and audience engagement.
•     adaptation and aesthetics.
•     contemporary adaptations.
•     source texts with multiple adaptations.
•     cross-cultural adaptations.
•     ethics of adaptation.
•     adaptations across generations.
•     adaptations and the film industry.

All proposals must be submitted through the conference’s database by October 31, 2019 at Proposals should be about 200-500 words in length.

For information on the submission database and the application process:

For registration and travel information:

We look forward to receiving your submissions!


Contact Info: 
Amy S. Fatzinger, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, American Indian Studies
University of Arizona
Harvill 235B // P.O. Box 210076
Tucson, AZ 85721-0076