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Cinema and Theatre of Andrzej Wajda
Lódz, October 2001

CALL FOR PAPERS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CINEMA AND THEATRE OF ANDRZEJ WAJDA UNIVERSITY OF LODZ, POLAND 25-28 OCTOBER 2001
The conference will address the work of Andrzej Wajda in cinema, theatre, television and fine art, in both political and cultural contexts. It will provide a unique opportunity for both scholars and students of film and theatre from all over the world to meet and discuss Andrzej Wajda^Ňs oeuvre both formally and informally. The following topics are an initial proposal: the relationship between the cinema and theatre of Andrzej Wajda and world cinema and theatre Andrzej Wajda's cinema in relation to debates about national and auteurist cinema Andrzej Wajda's vision of history socio-political themes and contexts in Andrzej Wajda's films Andrzej Wajda's work in the context of Polish cultural traditions Andrzej Wajda's work as a locus for a meeting between art forms Andrzej Wajda's style Andrzej Wajda as a theatre director Andrzej Wajda's criticism of his work and world art the reception of Andrzej Wajda's work in Poland and abroad A selection of the conference papers will be published by the Wallflower Press. The languages of the conference are Polish and English (simultaneous translations of both languages will be available). Those wishing to propose a paper, to last approximately 30 minutes, should submit an abstract (one side of A4) to: Prof. Ewelina Nurczynska-Fidelska Katedra Teorii Literatury Teatru i Filmu University of Lódz ul. Sienkiewicza 21 90-114 Lódz tel/fax : +48 +42 632 04 31 or to: dr. Elzbieta Ostrowska e-mail: ostrel@krysia.uni.lodz.pl Deadline: February 28th 2001 Further details of the conference will be available in the spring of 2001.