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CFP: Morgan Spurlock (8/1/06; Film & History, 11/8/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Periart21_at_aol.com

Call for Papers
The Documentary Tradition:
Contemporary Documentary Maker â€" Morgan Spurlock

The Documentary Tradition - 2006 Film and History Conference
Dallas, Texas, United States

8thâ€"12th November 2006
Deadline for Proposals - 1st August 2006
The Documentary Tradition and its many permutations will be the topic of the
Fall, 2006 Film and History Conference.
Proposals are now being accepted for The Documentary Tradition looking
specifically at the contemporary documentary maker Morgan Spurlock.
Listed below are some suggestions for possible proposals, but all other
perspectives and aspects will be considered.

CFP: Americana: Readings in Popular Culture (5/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
lwilson_at_americanpopularculture.com

Americana: The Institute for the Study of American Popular Culture seeks
outstanding essays to round out its book collection Americana: Readings
in Popular Culture
(1900-present).

Please attach MLA formatted manuscripts to an explanatory email/cover
letter by 1 May
2006. Send to editor_at_americanpopularculture.com.

The book is divided into sections. Submitted manuscripts should fall into
one of the
following categories.

What We Watch (Essays on Film, Television, and Video Games)

What We Read (Essays on Bestsellers, Newspapers, Magazines, Internet
Articles, Comic Books, and Cereal Boxes)

What We Hear (Essays on Music)

Where We Go (Essays on Public Spaces)

CFP: Cine-Lit VI: An Intl. Conf. on Hispanic Film and Fiction (12/1/06; 2/21/07-2/24/07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:44pm
Oscar Fernandez

CINE-LIT VI: An International Conference on Hispanic Film and Fiction

February 21-24, 2007

Organized by Portland State University, Oregon State University,
and Northwest Film Center/Portland International Film Festival

CALL FOR PAPERS

You are invited to submit an abstract of a paper on any aspect of the
relationship between Hispanic literature and film. Please provide three copies
of a 300-word abstract along with one 3 x 5 card listing the following: Title of
paper, your name, academic affiliation, address, and telephone and FAX numbers.

DEADLINE: December 1, 2006.

CFP: Through the Wardrobe: A Narnia Conference (3/25/06; 5/5/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
svonkco_at_netzero.net

"Through the Wardrobe: A Narnia Conference"
Deadline: March 25, 2006
CFP: Through the Wardrobe: A Narnia Conference
Friday May 5, 2006
Co-sponsored by the University of California, Riverside's Departments of English, Psychology, and Religious Studies, and by UCR's United Campus Ministry
To be held at the University of California, Riverside. UC Riverside is located one hour east of Los Angeles, conveniently accessible by train or car.

Call for Papers:

UPDATE: Gender and National Identity in Film and Television (grad & new scholars) (UK) (2/25/06; 6/23/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Shelley Cobb

Featured speaker announced:

Gender and National Identity in Film and Television: A Postgraduate
One-day Conference
The University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK **Conference date: Friday,
June 23, 2006

This conference seeks postgraduates and new scholars researching,
historicizing, and theorizing the intersection of gender and nation in
film and television. The intersection of these two discourses is our
focus but we are interested also in papers that consider the relationship
of gender and nation within the frame of other film and television studies
topics. Essays with an interdisciplinary framework are welcome. Topics
may include (but are not limited to) the following:

CFP: Disability and the Modern Black Body (4/15/06; CAAR, 4/18/07-4/21/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
chris bell

Call for Papers
Disability and the Modern Black Body

The Collegium for African American Research (CAAR)
will convene its seventh international conference from
18 to 21 April, 2007 at the National University in
Madrid, Spain. The theme for the conference is
"Blackness and Modernities." Drawing on the
conference aim to include presentations on "The Modern
Black Body," this workshop will examine how disability
informs the desirability, experience, knowledge, and
representation of that subjectivity.

Participants might speak to the following concerns
(the list is suggestive, not exhaustive):

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