Political Film Newsletter #1

AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION RECOGNIZES PFS AS A RELATED GROUP
At its convention in Chicago last week, the American Political Science Association accorded the Political Film Society the status of a Related Group. PFS was allowed to sponsor one panel, and the Political Transformation Section co-sponsored a second panel. PFS held a business meeting and a cocktail reception at the convention during September 1-2.

CALL FOR PAPERS AT THE 1996 APSA CONVENTION IN SAN FRANCISCO
Members and nonmembers of the Political Film Society are urged to propose papers for presentation at a panel during the next convention of the American Political Science Association, to be held at San Francisco from August 29 to September 1, 1996:
Paper Title:
Description:
Name(s):
Address:
Telephone/Fax:
Send your proposal to Michael Haas at the above address or to Prof. Ernest Giglio, Snowden Library, Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA 19107.
Deadline:  October 15.

A POLITICS AND FILM SECTION FOR APSA?
During the APSA convention in Chicago, a petition circulated to obtain signatures of possible members of a Politics and Film Section within the American Political Science Association. If you are interested in becoming a charter member, whether you belong to APSA or not, please so indicate below:
Name:
Address:
Telephone:
With 200 pledges, a Politics and Film Section can become a reality.

SYLLABUS PROJECT BEGINS
One of the ideas raised at the recent PFS business meeting was to collect, bind, and reproduce syllabi for courses on political films. If you have a syllabus to share, send a copy to the Political Film Society.

WORKING PAPER SERIES LAUNCHED
Thanks to the excellence of papers presented at the American Political Science Association convention in Chicago, papers are to be collected and issued as Working Papers. Titles will be announced in the next Political Film Society Newsletter.

BECOMING A MEMBER OF THE POLITICAL FILM SOCIETY
Send a check for $5, payable to the University of Hawai`i Foundation and mail to the Political Film Society. Provide your name and address to get on the mailing list for future newsletters and other publications.

SUGGESTIONS, ANYONE?
During 1996, the Political Film Society will celebrate its tenth anniversary. Do you have any ideas, comments, complaints, or suggestions? Please forward them to the Political Film Society. PFS will be expanding activities into new avenues, so this is your chance to come forward with innovative proposals.