September 14th-16th, 2012
This is a call for papers for the annual international conference on screenwriting research, this year organised by the Department of Media, Music, Communication& Cultural Studies at Macquarie University. Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
We would like to invite abstracts for research presentations on (but not limited to) the following topics:
• The history of screenwriting around the globe • Screenwriting archival research • Theorising screenwriting and the screenplay • Reflections on narrative theory and dramaturgy • Pedagogy of screenwriting • Practice-based research • Process-based investigations of creative screenwriting • Scripting and digital scripting processes • Screenwriting as research • Authorship frameworks in screenwriting • Screen adaptation and the nexus of adaptation studies and screenwriting • The question of the auteur in screenwriting • Case studies on individual writers or texts • Collaborative modes of writing for the screen !
Call for Papers
Abstracts (250-300 words) may be submitted until December 12, 2011. Earlier submissions are welcome. Please remember to state your name, affiliation and contact information. Include a brief statement (100 words) detailing your publications and/or screenwriting practice.
Please send your abstract to Alex Munt: firstname.lastname@example.org More information on the program as well as cost, travelling and accommodation details will be available on the conference website at http://www.mmccs.mq.edu.au/wordsandimages