Welcome to the Literature/Film Association website, your source for news of the world of film adaptation.

Who are we? The Literature/Film Association, established in 1989, encourages a wide variety of approaches to the study of cinema, with special focus on the relationship of literature and film. It supports and promotes cinema studies, largely by planning and running an annual conference of film scholars from across the country and around the globe.

LFA is run by an elected council, whose current officers are:


Allen H. Redmon, Texas A&M University Central Texas


Walter Metz, Southern Illinois University


Amanda Konkle, Georgia Southern University-Armstrong


Marton Marko, University of Montana


Peter Kunze, Eckerd College

Perry Moon, Stephen F. Austin State University

Ian Olney, York College of Pennsylvania

Ex-Officio Officers

Editor, Literature/Film Quarterly

Elsie Walker, Salisbury University

Digital Media and Technology Coordinator

Jonathan Olshefski, Rowan University

Past President

Marton Marko, University of Montana

For more information, please contact us at info@litfilm.org.