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UPDATE: Representing Black Europe in Cinema (9/30/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
afield_at_fas.harvard.edu

Deadline extended:

UPDATE: Representing Black Europe in Cinema (9/30/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Papers are invited for submission for a panel on Representing Black Europe in
Cinema at the upcoming Modern Language Association (North East) conference in
Philadelphia, March 2-5, 2006. This panel will explore the Black American
presence in European cinema and Black Europeans in film, contrasting the
representation of the American expatriate experience with the representation of
Black communities in Europe.

CFP: Present Pasts in African Lit and Film (Ghana) (10/13/05; ALA, 5/17/06-5/21/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
jawenzel_at_umich.edu

CFP: Present Pasts in African Literature and Film

Deadline: 10/13/05

African Literature Association
32nd Annual Meeting and Conference
Accra, Ghana

May 17-21, 2006

Papers are sought for a panel on the topic "Present Pasts in African
Literature and Film" at the May 2006 African Literature Association
conference in Ghana.

CFP: Prison Life on Film (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:42pm
Miner, Madonne

Call for Papers: Film and History SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/01/05; 2/8-11/06)=20
Special Topic: Prison Life in Film=20

2006 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association 27th=20
Annual Conference, The Hyatt Regency Conference Hotel, Albuquerque, NM,=20
February 8-11, 2006.=20

Film and History area organizers invite papers for panels dealing with
prison life as represented in film. Papers might consider how such
representations have changed over time, how historical prison situations
affect film, how film encourages viewers to imagine prison life
according to filmic conventions, and so on.=20

CFP: The Eighteenth Century Now (UK) (3/31/06; 6/23/06-6/24/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:31pm
Ildiko Csengei

British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
and
Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies, University of York

The Eighteenth Century Now: Recent and Future Directions
 
An international conference for postgraduates and academics in the early
stages of their career

23-24 June 2006

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies
The King's Manor, University of York

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: The Gothic in Literature, Film, and Culture (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:30pm
Louis Palmer

The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture (11/1/05; PCA/ACA,
4/12/06-4/15/06)

NATIONAL POPULAR & AMERICAN CULTURE
ASSOCIATIONS 2005 JOINT CONFERENCE

April 12-15, 2006
Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, GA 30303
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2005

We welcome papers and presentations on any aspect of the Gothic in film,
literature, or other forms of cultural expression. All critical
approaches are welcome.

You can propose an individual paper or a panel session of three or four
presenters.

CFP: Charles Chesnutt Panel (9/20/05; CLA, 4/5/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:30pm
Wright-Mcfatter, Susan

CALL for Papers=20
Charles Chesnutt Association=20
2006 CLA Conference=20
Birmingham, AL=20
April 5-8 2006

The general topic of the conference is The Theme of Literature and Film:
>From Page to Screen. We are looking for single page abstracts on any
connection between Chesnutt's works and/or his philosophy on art, race,
class, etc. and film, including his association with Oscar Micheaux. =20
Please send abstracts as soon as possible, but before September 20,
2005. =20

CFP: Lesbians and Bisexual Women on Television (1/15/06; anthology)

updated: 
Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:13pm
rebecca beirne

In recent years, several academic texts have been published on queer representation on television including Steven Capsuto's Alternate Channels, Larry Gross' Up From Invisibility and Stephen Tropiano's The Prime Time Closet. Many of these studies focus largely, or at times exclusively, on gay men, and almost all focus solely on American examples. With the ongoing expansion in terms of both the volume and quality of representation of lesbian and bisexual women on television, the time has now come for an academic anthology that focuses on the representation of queer women on television internationally.

 

Potential thematics could include but are not limited to an analysis of:

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