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CFP: Cultural Conflict and Women (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/16/06)

Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:58pm
James Brian Wagaman



April 12 - 16, 2006 Atlanta, Georgia. The national PCA/ACA conference will
be held at the beautiful Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel.

Deadline for Paper/Panel Proposals: November 1, 2005. Be There!

UPDATE: Linguistics and Media Discourse (2/28/06; journal issue)

Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:03pm
Francisco Yus

Deadline extended:


Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses (RAEI) is an international
well-known Journal on English Studies published annually since 1988 by
the University of Alicante (Spain). The abstracts of all the articles
published so far can be accessed at the following Internet address:

CFP: Cultures of Evil and the Attractions of Villainy (10/1/05; 2/9/06-2/11/06)

Wednesday, April 20, 2005 - 1:20pm
Maria Mabrey

2006 - 8th Annual University of South Carolina Comparative Literature Conference
February 9, 10 and 11, 2006

Call for Papers
Deadline for submissions, October 1, 2005.

Keynote speakers: Agnes Heller, Geoffrey Bennington, Alberto Moreiras, Edmundo Desnoes

This conference seeks to take up a central issue of today's post-Cold War world --that of evil-- and to explore the refiguration of the traditional villain. The aim of this conference is to stimulate interdisciplinary dialogue, as globalization has broadened cultural horizons, and academic research has sought to address these new complexities.

Possible topics, but not limited to:

CFP: Reading the Sopranos (5/31/05; collection)

Wednesday, April 20, 2005 - 1:19pm
David Lavery

CALL FOR PAPERS: Reading The Sopranos: Is This the End of Tony Soprano?

Edited by David Lavery, Middle Tennessee State University

The editor of an in-development collection of essays on the HBO drama The
Sopranos, commissioned for inclusion in I. B. Tauris' "Reading Contemporary
Television" series (edited by Janet McCabe and Kim Akass), seeks your

CFP: The "C.S.I. Effect:" Television, Crime, and Critical Theory (6/1/05; collection)

Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 12:30pm
Michele Byers

CFP: The "C.S.I. Effect:" Television, Crime, and Critical Theory
(06/01/05, 10/01/05).

Edited by Michele Byers and Val Johnson, Saint Mary's University

The editors are currently seeking proposals and contributions for an edited
collection of essays on the three C.S.I. series currently airing: C.S.I.:
Crime Scene Investigation (2000-), C.S.I.: Miami (2002-), and C.S.I.: N.Y.

CFP: Contemporary South Korean Cinema (9/1/05; journal issue)

Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 12:29pm



The past several years have witnessed an explosion, both in
terms of production and popularity, of South Korean cinema.
Korean films have been the focus of retrospectives in Paris;
Washington, DC; and New York (this year alone!) and have
garnered awards at international film festivals in Hong Kong,
France, Italy, Switzerland, Finland, Germany, and Japan.
Several Hollywood remakes are already in the works, including
revisions of such hits as My Wife is a Gangster, Oldboy, My
Sassy Girl, and Il Mare.

CFP: Gendered Violence in the Media (7/15/05; collection)

Thursday, April 14, 2005 - 9:25pm
Lisa Cuklanz

Submissions are sought for a volume on Gendered Violence in the Media to be edited by Sujata Moorti and Lisa Cuklanz. Femininst/women's studies approaches are preferred. Topics may include but are not limited to: representations of sexual assault, rape, harassment and verbal abuse in genres of television and film; news coverage of issues, persons, trials, or cases related to gendered violence; shifts in the landscape of media representation of these issues; global topics including trafficking, slavery, and rape in war; other understandings of gendered violence such as pornography, sexual objectification, and graphic humor.

CFP: Sound & Music in Film and Media (4/29/05; collection)

Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 1:11am

Call for Papers

The international book

The Continuum Companion to Sound in Film and the Visual Media
(Continuum Books, New York and London)

Requires the following additional chapters:

1. Sound effects -- 10000 word chapter

2. Sound/Music Film Genre chapters (x 4000 - 5000 words each)

Science Fiction
The Western

3. Composer Chapters (x 4000 words):

Brian Eno
James Horner

4. Sheet Music Libraries/Archiving Sound

5. BBC Sound history

Details on the book can be found at:

UPDATE: International Journal of Motorcycle Studies (5/1/05; journal issue)

Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 1:10am
Suzanne Ferriss

Call for Papers (July issue deadline: May 1, 2005)

The International Journal of Motorcycle Studies (IJMS) is dedicated to the
study and discussion of motorcycling culture in all its forms and from all
over the world-including moped/scooter, street and racetrack, and
off-road/dirt bikes as well as every aspect of motorcycle culture past,
present and future. We hope the journal provides further opportunities to
explore these issues. The inaugural issue was published online in March,

We welcome submissions on all areas related to the cultural phenomenon of
motorcycling from not only academics but all members of the motorcycling
community or those interested in motorcycling.

CFP: Synoptique: A New Online Film Journal (4/12/05; e-journal issue)

Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 12:10am
Adam Rosadiuk

SYNOPTIQUE, the online journal of film and film studies, is seeking
contributions for Edition 9, to be published May 13th, 2005.

Less consciously thematic than some of our past editions, SYNOPTIQUE 9
is currently anchored by two fascinating articles:


"Is My World Your World? Neurophenomenology as a Discourse for Postmodernism"