The 2008 Biennial Conference, Chicago October 30 – November 2, 2008, The Westin O’Hare Hotel

Film & Science: Fictions, Documentaries, and Beyond

Area Chairs and Presenters: Send Topic Proposals for Area Themes (muiltible Panels) and Individual Panels.

The 2008 biennial Film & History Conference is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Film and History.

Distinguished speakers will include founder John O’Connor and editor Peter C. Rollins (in a ceremony to celebrate the transfer to the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh); Wheeler Winston Dixon, author of Visions of the Apocalypse, Disaster and Memory, and Lost in the Fifties: Recovering Phantom Hollywood; Charles Howard Candler Professor of Physics Sidney Perkowitz (Emory University), author of Empire of Light: A History of Discovery in Science and Art and Hollywood Science: Movies, Science, & the End of the World; and special-effects legend Stan Winston, our Keynote Speaker.