Proposals are invited for essays (5,000 words length) to be included in an edited collection that will explore LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) youth identity within contemporary media, specifically looking at Television, Film, and the Internet (including mobile technologies). A focus will be placed upon cultural, sociological, narrative, media and queer theory approaches.
JITP, The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy, cordially invites submissions for all sections.
JITP welcomes work that explores critical and creative uses of interactive technology in teaching, learning, and research. We invite submissions of audio or visual presentations, interviews, dialogues, or conversations, creative works, manifestos, or jeremiads as well as traditional long-form articles.
Submissions that focus on pedagogy should balance theoretical frameworks with practical considerations of how new technologies play out in the classroom. Research-based submissions should include discussions of approach, method, and analysis.
Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust
University of Pittsburgh, November 9-11, 2012
Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
Deadline: August 15, 2012
Keynote by Christian Keathley, Professor of Film and Media Culture at Middlebury College. Keathley is author of Cinephilia and History, or The Wind in the Trees (Indiana University Press, 2006), and currently at work on a book titled The Mystery of Otto Preminger, under contract with IU Press.
CALL FOR PAPERS
22nd Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference
February 15-16 2013
Hilton Savannah DeSoto, Savannah GA
The British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference, inaugurated in 1992, is the oldest and longest-running annual meeting of its kind in the United States. It encompasses colonial and postcolonial histories, literatures, creative and performing arts, politics, economics, and all other aspects of the countries formerly colonized by Britain and other European powers.
The 36th Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
October 18-20, 2012 Marietta College
This panel invites scholars to think through texts that have contributed to the past, present, and future of Native American Indian Literatures, particularly in how they help to understand the cultures, economics, and politics of different Native American tribes as well as how they contribute to the future of these critical areas in Native American Studies. These applications of literature could include public policy, education, representation in film, or other literary studies. Please email abstracts to Jessica Bardill at email@example.com by 30 September 2012.
Margins, an international peer-reviewed journal, is published annually in summer by the Department of English, Gauhati University. It offers a space for the exploration of the marginal in its theoretical implications and in literature and culture. It welcomes examination of the historical and the contemporary through interdisciplinary perspectives – looking at texts in both their wider conceptual and immediate situational significance. It has a special interest in the retrieval of texts and authors who have been invisible in mainstream disciplinary concerns but are considered significant in their respective locations and are presented convincingly.
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CALL FOR PAPERS
2nd International Conference on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design
3-5 April 2013, Vienna, Austria
Part of evo* 2013
"Migrations. Sexualities and genders on the move"
Bergamo, November 5-6, 2012
The concepts of migration, transit, and journey - not only as movements of subjects seeking new material, cultural, and existential orders, but also as movements of theories and ideas/concepts across different disciplines, cultural contexts, languages and media - are at the core of the conference organized by the Center for Studies on the Languages of Identities of the University of Bergamo (Italy) on November 5-6, 2012.
Artefact is an online magazine (quarterly) based on our facination for art, reportage and multicultural society. Our purpose is to get people involved in discussing, sharing ideas and showing their point of view. Our ambition is to create a platform of communication between artists and the general public.
Our first issue is dedicated to black music which influenced other domaines of art and had an impact on Western history. We would like to animate and generate a real dialog about black music, it's genesis, mystique and influence. That's why Artefact encourages you to share your essais, photos, drawings and other works. Get involved and help us to develop our website (sections such as cinema, theater, dance, literature and music).
The Ministry of Human Resource Development IP Chair at the National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), India, Intellectual Property & Technology Law Society (IPTLS) and Spicy IP (India's leading blog on IP laws) are hosting the First Pondering Intellectual Property (PIP) Competition, 2012.
This is an exclusive legal writing competition on intellectual property open to all students currently pursuing a law degree anywhere in the world. The best three entries will receive total prize money of USD 850.
Topic: Should the process of creating an invention or work determine its protectability as an intellectual property?
Word Limit: 5,000 words inclusive of footnotes & references
44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Host Institution: Tufts University
"Never forget." Shortly after the 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, this phrase, along with pictures of the Twin Towers set against the backdrop of an American ﬂag, appeared on T-shirts, coﬀee mugs, mouse pads, and a whole host of other marketable goods.
37th Annual Comparative Drama Conference
Stevenson University, Maryland
March 28-30, 2013
The Eugene O'Neill Society
The Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society invites papers examining all aspects of translation and transmission in and of the Renaissance for its conference to be held from October 18th to 21st, 2012 in Abbotsford, British Columbia, sponsored by the University of the Fraser Valley. Papers might consider, for instance,