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CFP: Subversive Re/Viewing Conference: Readings, Communities, Practices (UK) (7/1/06; 12/2/06)

Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:08pm

Subversive Re/Viewing: Readings, Communities, Practices
Faculty of Media, Art and Communications
University of Gloucestershire, UK
2nd December 2006
An interdisciplinary one-day event, this conference seeks to reconsider the meaning of the subversive by investigating current practices and readings across the fields of art, media, film and cultural studies. This opportunity to 're/view' invites work that looks again... looks awry... offers alternative readings... re-visualises... Its aim is to highlight they ways in which identities are being re-voiced and re-articulated across a wide range of cultural phenomena. Suggested areas for re-investigation include:
Subversive Readings:

UPDATE: John Huston Centenary Conference (7/5/06; 11/23/06-11/24/06)

Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:08pm
Tony Tracy

Update: New Conference Dates and Submission Deadline

John Huston Centenary Conference

On November 23rd-24th 2006 (Thanksgiving recess), The Huston School of Film & Digital Media at the National University of Ireland, Galway will host a two day centenary conference on the films of John Huston (1906-1987). Submissions are invited for papers (25mins in duration) dealing with the life and work of this most versatile and charismatic of American directors.

CFP: TV, Radio, Communications (5/26/06; PCA/ACAS, 10/5/06-10/7/06)

Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 2:32pm
Wilcox Rhonda

Television, Radio, Communications

Popular Culture Association in the South / American Culture Association
in the South Conference

October 5-7, 2006

Marriott Savannah Riverfront--Savannah, Georgia

Proposals are welcome for individual presentations or entire sessions
(traditional presentations, roundtables, or other configurations) on
television, radio, or any aspect of communications for the 2006
PCAS/ACAS joint conference in Savannah.

UPDATE: European Film Theory (4/20/06; collection)

Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 2:32pm
Trifonova, Temenuga

UPDATE: European Film Theory (4/20/06; collection)

Notification of accepted abstracts: May 15, 2006

Deadline for completed papers: June 30, 2006

Submissions are sought for an edited collection on European film theory. Possible topics
include, but are not limited to, the following:

- philosophical and/or historical origins of European film theory (e.g. Kantian
idealism, Husserl's transcendental phenomenology, Brecht's theory of epic theatre, the
Frankfurt school's critique of the culture industries, the aesthetic theories of
Kracauer, Arnheim, Balazs, Adorno, Marcuse)

- realism and theatricality in European film theory

- classical vs contemporary European film theory

CFP: African American Documentary (7/25/06; Film & History, 11/8/06-11/12/06)

Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 2:31pm
Frances Gateward

2006 Film and History League Conference

"The Documentary Tradition" Dallas 8-12 November, 2006

AREA: African American Documentary

The relationship of racialized communities to the cinema has been a
contentious one - in all realms, including the non-fiction film. From
early ethnographic films to more recent representations, constructions of
African Americans in documentary have remained problematic - not only in
terms of depictions, but access to production, distribution, and exhibition.

UPDATE: Another Slapstick Symposium (Belgium) (4/10/06; 5/13/06-5/14/06)

Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Tom Paulus

Update - extended deadline

(Another) Slapstick Symposium

A film conference on American slapstick comedy in the silent era, 13th-14th
May, 2006 organized by BLASA (Belgium Luxembourg American Studies
Association), the University of Antwerp (American Studies Group) and VDFC
(Flemish Council for Film Culture)

To be held at the Cinematheque Royale, Brussels, Belgium

(Another) Slapstick Symposium sets out to revisit and rethink some of the
themes and ideas of the original Slapstick Symposium organized by Eileen
Bowser at the Museum of Modern Art in 1985. The conference will focus on
four broad contexts:

CFP: 2007 NeMLA Panels: GLBT (4/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/06-3/4/07)

Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Damion Clark

Coming off of an exceptionally successful conference in Philadelphia, the
GLBT Caucus is excitedly preparing for next year¹s 38th Annual NeMLA
conference in Baltimore, Maryland on March 1 ­ 4, 2007. But there is much
work to be done. The first part of these preparations is to create and
submit panel proposals to NeMLA. This is the most crucial period for the
GLBT caucus. Please consider joining us for the Baltimore conference, and
helping the GLBT Caucus continue to grow, by proposing a GLBT themed
panel, roundtable, or special session.