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CFP: Conspiracy Theories/Paranormal Claims (11/1/06, PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:43pm
Leslie Fife

CFP: Conspiracy Theories & Claims for the Paranormal
  2007 PCA/ACA National Conference
  April 4-7, 2007
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
  Submission deadline: November 1, 2006
  We welcome papers on various subjects pertaining to conspiracy theories, to pseudoscience, and to claims for the paranormal. Specific topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
  --The Political Conspiracy and its Representations
  --"Bulls--t, Mythbusting and other Skeptics in Popular Culture"
  --The Da Vinci Code
  --Conspiracies and Claims for the Paranormal in New Religious Movements

CFP: Complexity Theory and Cultural Artifacts (8/20/06; SCMS, 3/8/07-3/11/07)

Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:43pm
DuBose, Mike S.

Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS)
March 8-11, 2007
Chicago, IL

=93Complexity Theory and Cultural Artifacts=94

Papers are sought which apply scholarship from the growing field of =
Complexity Studies (dealing with emergence, cultural complexity, =
protocol, control, information, technology, network theory) in their =
analysis of mediated texts. Of particular interest are papers which =
address the role of complexity and cultural artifacts in relation to =
multiculturalism, nationalism, transnationalism, postcolonialism, or =
identity politics, as manifest withinin (or in relation to) the public =

CFP: Television (11/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:42pm
Leslie Fife

  CFP: Television
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
  April 4-7, 2007
  Conference Information available at:
  I encourage you to consider submitting a proposal
  for the Television area. Our area was one of the
  largest in terms of sections and number of papers
  in Atlanta (the 2006 conference), and I see no reason
  not to shoot for # 1 in Boston (there is no prize, however!).
  Last year saw a significant number of papers dealing

UPDATE: Reel Fear (8/11/06; 10/20/06)

Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:42pm
scott balcerzak

The Graduate Film Studies Group of the University of
Florida has extended the deadline for submissions to
its October 20th symposium to August 11, 2006. Please
visit the Reel Fear webpage for more information:

The new date is also listed in the CFP below:

The Graduate Film Studies Group of the University of
Florida seeks proposals for Reel Fear: Horror,
Suspense, and Anxiety in Postmodern Film. This
symposium will be held at the University of Florida on
October 20th, 2006.

CFP: True Crime in Television, Film, and History (11/1/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:40pm
Jim Yates

Call for Papers: True Crime in Television, Film, and History
2007 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
  28th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  February 14-17, 2007
  The 2007 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency downtown. Join us this year, as a returning or first-time participant, as we celebrate a new future on Route 66 at this regional popular culture conference. Further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at

CFP: Documentaries vs. Features (8/1/06; Film & History, 11/8/06-11/12/06)

Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:32pm
keith wheelock

Call for Papers

2006 Film & History Conference on


8-12 November, 2006

Dolce Conference Center-Dallas, Texas

AREA: Documentary vs. Feature Interpretations

DEADLINE: August 1, 2006

The objective of a documentary differs greatly from that of a feature
film intended

for a cinema audience. We are soliciting proposals that select
documentaries and

feature films that permit a scholarly assessment of the purposes of both
and of how

well they achieve their historical and/or mass audience objectives.