category: american

CFP: Film Exhibition History: From the Canister to the Cloud

full name / name of organization: 
Film & History
contact email: 
carmci28@msu.edu

The journey from nickelodeon to multiplex traces the hopes and dreams of Mom and Pop entrepreneurship, the vertical integration of the movie industry, and the SCOTUS mandated ownership shifts in the h

Immigrant Transitions in Literature and Film (PAMLA, May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
lcoklin@writing.ucsb.edu

PAMLA, Nov 6-8, 2015
Portland, OR

Immigrant Transitions in Literature and Film

UCLA Mediascape Journal "Meta" Section Call For Papers Due June 30th

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Los Angeles - School of Film, Televsion an Digital Media
contact email: 
mediascape.meta@gmail.com

Mediascape – META Section Call for Papers 2015 – Topic: “Time”

“Devilishly Human” – Manifestations of Evil in Contemporary Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salzburg and Salzburg Institute of Religion, Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
symposium@salzburg-institute.org

CFP: “Devilishly Human” – Manifestations of Evil in Contemporary Cultures - Fourth Salzburg Institute Symposium, University of Salzburg, Austria, July 23, 2015

Open Call for Papers: SCIENCE FICTION FILM AND TELEVISION

full name / name of organization: 
Gerry Canavan / SCIENCE FICTION FILM AND TELEVISION
contact email: 
gerry.canavan@marquette.edu

Science Fiction Film and Television invites submissions for our summer reading period!

Call for Submissions to a Special Issue of the Journal of Popular Film and Television on Holmes Onscreen (Tentative Title)

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Ue, Department of English, University College London
contact email: 
ue_tom@hotmail.com

Heralded by The Telegraph as a ‘global phenomenon,’ BBC’s Sherlock is now one of the most commercially and critically successful television series of all time.

[UPDATE] 9/11 Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 1-4, 2015); May 15 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza from Thursday-Sunday, October 1-4

[UPDATE] Asian and Asian American Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 1-4, 2015); May 15 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza from Thursday-Sunday, October 1-4.

QUEER THEORY: Reading Queer in Literature, Film and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies [http://theapollonian.in]
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (ISSN 2393-9001)
Call for Papers
Volume 2, Issue 2 | June-July 2015

FOCUS: Reading Queer in Literature, Film and Culture

Edited Collection - The Global Road Movie, Deadline July 30

full name / name of organization: 
Timothy Corrigan (University of Pennsylvania) – José Duarte (University of Lisbon/ULICES)
contact email: 
roadmoviesoftheworld@gmail.com

In light of the recent publications on road movies (Neil Archer, 2012; Gott and Schilt, 2013; Sara Brandellero, 2013 or Natália Pinnaza, 2014), we welcome contributions for a volume focusing on road

UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE - 2015 MPCA URBAN STUDIES

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/ MPCA/ACA
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
Urban Studies
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

CFP: Children and Childhood Studies Area, MAPACA (Nov. 5-7, 2015) - DEADLINE June 29, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
brandi.venable@rutgers.edu or eva.lupold@rutgers.edu

Children and Childhood Studies (CCS) focuses on the societal, cultural, and political forces that shape the lives of children and the concept of childhood contemporaneously and throughout history.

[UPDATE] Wreck Park Journal Deadline for Summer Issue Approaching (May 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark.criticism@gmail.com

Wreck Park is a double-blind, peer reviewed publication run out of Binghamton, New York.

BIRTH STUDIES AREA MPCA/ACA Oct. 1-4, 2015 (new deadline: May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd A. Comer
contact email: 
proftod@gmail.com

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Oct. 1-4, 2015
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, Cincinnati, OH
Deadline: May 15, 2015

UPDATE-CFP for 2012 MPCA/ACA Area of Art History and Visual Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / Midwest American Culture Association
contact email: 
cortneybarko@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Art History and Visual Culture Area
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 1- 4 October 2015
Cincinnati, OH

The Crucible of Calamity: Crisis and Identity Formation in 19th Century America (C19 Proposed Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Rattner, The University of Memphis
contact email: 
krattner@memphis.edu

Writing has long been a means of ordering human thought and working to harness meaning into a cohesive explanation or narrative.

Submit your poems to These Fragile Lilacs

full name / name of organization: 
These Fragile Lilacs Poetry Magazine
contact email: 
thesefragilelilacs@gmail.com

Submit your poems to These Fragile Lilacs
full name / name of organization:
These Fragile Lilacs Poetry Journal
contact email:
thesefragilelilacs@gmail.com

A Stage of One’s Own: Performance and Rhetoric in Plays by American Women, “Women’s Rhetoric,” SAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth G. Allen/University of Memphis
contact email: 
egallen@memphis.edu

For panel presentation at South Central Modern Language Association conference in Durham, NC (Nov. 13-15)

World Wrestling Entertainment: Grappling with a Media Empire

full name / name of organization: 
Dru Jeffries / University of Toronto
contact email: 
dru.jeffries@utoronto.ca

Call for Papers: Edited Essay Collection

World Wrestling Entertainment: Grappling with a Media Empire
Dru Jeffries, editor (dru.jeffries@utoronto.ca)
Publisher: TBD

Black Affect and Minor Feelings DEADLINE MAY 18

full name / name of organization: 
Affect Theory Conference - Worldings, Tensions, Futures (Lancaster, PA)
contact email: 
rizvana.bradley@emory.edu

Stream #2 – Black Affect and Minor Feelings, OCTOBER 14-17

Final Announcement: CFP for the Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015.

The Feeling of Time in Contemporary American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
2015 PAMLA Conference - Nov. 6-8 in Portland, OR
contact email: 
rkaufma2@binghamton.edu



Briefly: A reader’s sense of time in literature rests upon a fully embodied and affective reading experience. Amongst an author’s mechanisms for communicating a shared sense of time with one’s readers is the use of highly affective, visceral, and/or proprioceptive linguistic cues. I’m looking for work that either explains or demonstrates how the affective communication of felt time works in contemporary American literature. Interdisciplinary work especially encouraged.

[UPDATE] Speculative Fiction – SAMLA – November 13-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Wenger Bro / Middle Georgia State College
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

Speculative fiction covers a broad range of narrative styles and genres.

Creative Writing and Innovative Pedagogies Conference Call for Papers - deadline June 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Creative Writing and Innovative Pedagogies (CWIPs)
contact email: 
knuernberger@ucmo.edu

The exponential increase in Creative Writing degrees and programs at the undergraduate and graduate level has been well-documented, and much thought and scholarship has been devoted to the impact the

CFP: Popular Romance Fiction (NEPCA: Oct 30-31, 2015, New London, NH)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
wwagner@jwu.edu

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA) is seeking paper proposals on the topic of Romance/Popular Romance Fiction for its fall conference to be held at Colby-Sawyer College in New

Call for Submissions: Money Talks: Inequality and North American Identity (Deadline 01/07/15)

full name / name of organization: 
49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of North American Studies
contact email: 
editors@49thparalleljournal.org.

http://49thparalleljournal.org/

Call for Submission of Book Proposals or Edited Collections

full name / name of organization: 
Aporetic Press
contact email: 
aporeticpress@gmail.com

Aporetic Press is inviting the submission of proposals for edited collections and scholarly monographs in the fields of literary criticism, philosophy, media and cultural studies, as well as fiction a

Settler Colonial Studies and The Western: Submission Deadline May 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Conference of the Western Literature Association, Reno, NV, Oct 14-17, 2015
contact email: 
alexanty@usc.edu

Settler Colonial Studies and The Western Genre
Submission Deadline: May 15, 2015

PAMLA 2015: Comics and Graphic Narratives Panel, "Literature and Time" (deadline: 5/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
samuel.hartwell.johnson@gmail.com

The comics and graphic narratives session of PAMLA 2015 invites your proposal on any theme or topic of study pertaining to comics and/or graphic narratives.

Wharton in Washington 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
WhartoninWashington2016@gmail.com

Please join the Edith Wharton Society for its upcoming Conference in Washington, DC, June 2-4, 2016. The conference directors seek papers focusing on all aspects of Wharton's work.

Classics and Early American Literature and Culture (Nov. 6-8, 2015) Portland, OR

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015
contact email: 
adam.goldwyn@ndsu.edu

Classics and Early American Literature and Culture

Presiding Officer:
Adam Goldwyn, North Dakota State University
Matthew Duques, North Dakota State University

“Linqua – International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture” (Linqua- LLC)

full name / name of organization: 
European Scientific Institute
contact email: 
contact@ijllc.eu

The “Linqua – International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture” (Linqua- LLC) is a peer reviewed journal which accepts high quality research articles.

Unity and Division in the History of Art

full name / name of organization: 
Cleveland Symposium/Department of Art History and Art, Case Western Reserve University
contact email: 
clevelandsymposium@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Unity and Division in the History of Art
41st Annual Cleveland Symposium
Friday, October 23, 2015
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

Semiotic Society of America 40th Annual Meeting (October 1-4, 2015) - Deadline May 9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Semiotic Society of America
contact email: 
fseif@antioch.edu

Evolutionary Love: Relations and Identities in a Virtual World

Collections and Questions of Belonging (call for journal article manuscripts)

full name / name of organization: 
Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals Published by Rowman and Littlefield
contact email: 
Jennifer.Way@unt.edu

Belonging and possession have long been treated as foundational to the missions and activities of museums and archives in how they connote, establish, explain, and demonstrate the ways collections bel

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