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Literature/Film Association 2007 Conference

University of Kansas
Kansas Memorial Union
Lawrence, KS 66045
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2007 - Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007
12:00 PM  - 1:30 PM


Adaptations of Theatre into Film and Television

Presentations will also include all areas of literature/film studies, including adaptations and remakes, literature/film theory, history and film, biography and film, genre topics, social issues (including race, class and gender studies), auteur studies, and individual film analyses.

Featured Speakers: 

  • Director, screenwriter, playwright, Neil LaBute -- known for film and theatrical productions, including In the Company of Men, Nurse Betty, Wicker Man, Fat Pig, In a Dark, Dark House, and more.
  • Film scholar, Dr. Frank Manchel -- A foundational scholar in film studies, and author of numerous volumes, including his most recent, Every Step a Struggle: Interviews with Seven Who Shaped the African American Image in the Movies.
  • Theatre scholar, Dr. Andrew Erdman -- Author of Blue Vaudeville: Sex, Morals, and the Mass Marketing of Amusement, 1895-1915, Dr. Erdman has also written for the stage and television, and is currently at work on a biography of the "Queen of Vaudeville," Eva Tanguay.                                      


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This conference is co-sponsored by the Hall Center for the Humanities and the University of Kansas Theatre and Film Department

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