2011 Rod Serling Conference at Ithaca College (Serling)

Venue: Ithaca College

Location: Ithaca, New York, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 09, 2011 End Date/Time: Sep 10, 2011
Registration Date: Sep 09, 2011
Early Registration Date: Aug 01, 2011
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The event includes presentation of academic papers, panel discussions, screenings and a scriptwriting competition.

Topics include:

- "Turning the White House Black: Thirty-Six Years Before Barak Obama, Rod Serling’s The Man Brought the First African-American President to Power"

-"That Does Not Compute: Reflecting Technophobia in the Twilight Zone"

-"Character Actors in the Twilight Zone"

-b"God, Conformity and The State in The Twilight Zone"

- "America's Twilight Zone of 1946-1964: The Art of Alien-Nation"

- "A Dimension of Sight, Sound, Mind…and Gender?: The Twilight Zone

-"Is Anthony of 'It’s a Good Life' Autistic?"

- "Midnight Never Ends: Revisiting Rod Serling’s Night Gallery"

- "New Technology and the Twilight Zone"

- "Toyland Terror in the Twilight Zone: The Philosophical Connections of ‘Five Characters in Search of an Exit’"

- "Paranoia, Intercultural Conflict and Social Inequality: An Analysis of 'The Shelter' and 'The Big Tall Wish'"

- “Earth Creature in his Native Habitat”: Suburban Alienation in the Twilight Zone

- "Where Else Would You See a Story Like This: H.P. Lovecraft Adapted for Rod Serling's Night Gallery"

- "Twilight Zone (location in the story)"

- "A Stop at Willoughby- A Discussion of TZ Production Standards"

- "Social Justice from the Twilight Zone: Rod Serling as Human Rights Activist"

- "Between Science and Superstition: Prototyping the Future Fetish Object in the Twilight Zone"

- "Montage, Metaphor and Homage to The Twilight Zone: The Christian Performance of Belief in New Media Politics"

"No Time Like the Past: Hearing Nostalgia in The Twilight Zone"

- "Spoken Word Multimedia Presentation"
Employs monologues directly from the series scripts, edited and strung together in a kind of extended Beat-style poem.

- Night Gallery’s Titanic “Lone Survivor” Episode: An Underwater Archaeologist’s Perspective of a Rod Serling Maritime Story


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Additional Information

Early Bird Registration (postmarked by 8/1/11): $85 Registration: $95