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CFP: Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) conference

CFP: Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) conference 
March 19 - 23, 2014 
Seattle, USA
http://www.cmstudies.org/?page=call_for_submissions

Paper proposals are sought for the following panel to be submitted for consideration to the SCMS 2013-14 Program Committee:

WORKING TITLE: Thinking with a Camera during Revolutionary Times: Generative Visualities in the Middle East

DESCRIPTION: As recent images from across the Arab world have revealed a renewed investment in political visibility, we ask what does this interface between street politics and online activism mean for the way we make sense of images of resistance? In an effort to refine our assumptions about the political significance and efficacy of the documentary image, we compare and contrast recent innovations with historical modalities in ways that highlight the generative possibilities of "thinking with a camera," aesthetic differences notwithstanding. While the region is undeniably beleaguered by simplistic representations, these practices illuminate possibilities for different ways of knowing the region as well as rethinking what constitutes the political.

Please e-mail a 250-300-word abstract, along with a brief biographical statement and a 5-entry bibliography, by August 18 to:

Mark Westmoreland - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   
AND
Terri Ginsberg - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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