114th Annual Conference - Pasadena, California
Friday, November 11 - Sunday, November 13, 2016

The Memory Factory: Hollywood's Influence on Historical Memory

Presiding Officer: 
Vanessa Griffith Osborne, University of Southern California

Hollywood films frequently mine the historical archive for stories to enthrall their audiences. This panel interrogates what effect the material conditions of Hollywood filmmaking, such as funding concerns, film length, dramatic or narrative conventions, and celebrity, have on the populace’s conception of historical memory.

Closed (not accepting submissions)
Topic Type: 
Special Session