The American Lyricists panel encourages submissions that address the literary nature of works by singer/songwriters. While panel participants have traditionally offered presentations about country music and Americana writers, submissions regarding songwriters in other traditions are also welcome. Authors should remember that this session emphasizes the work of the lyricists and not the performers of discussed pieces. Submissions addressing the conference theme of "In Concert: Literature and the Other Arts" will receive special consideration, but all topics are welcome. By June 15, 2015, please submit a 300-word abstract, brief bio, and A/V requirements to Thomas Alan Holmes, firstname.lastname@example.org.
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_ Special Issue cfp
Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century
Deadline: June 3, 2015
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 history of film exhibition. Moviegoers detoured to the drive-in theaters in post-war America leading to the breakdown of many city-center theaters.
This area will examine multiple perspectives on film exhibition from early itinerant showmen to the re-imagining of the business in the 21st century examining all the theatrical elements that affect[ed] movie going from management styles to technologies; from Saturday morning kiddie shows to midnight premieres, from concessions stands to dinner and drinks at the movies.
PAMLA, Nov 6-8, 2015
Immigrant Transitions in Literature and Film
This panel examines immigrant transitions between the familiar and the unfamiliar, the past and the present, the old and the new in literature and film. It welcomes papers that explore various aspects of change related to immigration: self-image, identity politics, cultural contexts, community, family dynamics, health, professional circles, or economic and social mobility.
Please submit proposals via the online pamla.org/2015 submission system by May 15.
Mediascape – META Section Call for Papers 2015 – Topic: "Time"
CFP: "Devilishly Human" – Manifestations of Evil in Contemporary Cultures - Fourth Salzburg Institute Symposium, University of Salzburg, Austria, July 23, 2015
Keynote Speaker: Russell Berman (Stanford University)
Science Fiction Film and Television invites submissions for our summer reading period! Preferred length for articles is approximately 7000-9000 words; all topics related to science fiction film and television will be considered. Typical response time is within three months. Check the journal website at Liverpool University Press for full guidelines for contributors; please direct any individualized queries to email@example.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. The global recognition of Sherlock, combined with the recent discovery of Arthur Berthelet's 1916 silent film Sherlock Holmes starring William Gillette in his only screen appearance as the famous sleuth, makes it especially timely for film scholars, students, and audiences to reassess the cultural legacy of Holmes onscreen. Forthcoming work by Hills (2016) and Poore (2016) argue strongly for Holmes as a continuing source of scholarly interest, spurring us to look at Holmes' filmic lives.
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
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.