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CFP: Communication Theory Special Issue: Succeeding Failure (5/15/06; journal issue)

Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Garnet Butchart

Call for Papers

Special Issue of Communication Theory
"Succeeding Failure: openings in communication and media studies"

Succeeding Failure: openings in communication and media studies is the
title of a special journal issue planned for Communication Theory. This
issue will be guest edited by Briankle G. Chang and Garnet C. Butchart of
the Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts,

CFP: Visual Discourse (12/1/05; 2/24/06-2/26/06)

Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Cindi Knight

12th Annual Southwest Graduate English Symposium
Arizona State University - February 24-26, 2006

(Re)Markable Identities: Confronting, Corrupting, and Conflating Cultural

CFP Panel: Visual Discourse –
Identity Captured and Constructed on Film

"One of the tasks of photography is to disclose, and shape our sense of, the
variety of the world. It does not present ideals. There is no agenda except
diversity and interestingness. There are no judgments, which of course is
itself a judgement."
Susan Sontag, "A Photograph Is Not an Opinion. Or is it?"

CFP: European Silent Cinema (1/15/06; collection)

Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Young, Gwenda

CFP: European Silent Cinema (01/15/2006; proposed edited collection)

Submissions are invited for a collection of essays relating to
European Silent Cinema.

The scope of this collection is intended to provide an overview of European
film in the silent era, providing an introduction for students and scholars
and opening up areas for future research. Topics of investigation might
include, but are not limited to: pioneers of national cinemas, questions of
gender and representation, stars, ethnicity, class, audience reception,
entertainment history, visions of modernity and tradition in silent cinema,
exhibition practices (including music), genre, the presence of foreign
producers etc.

CFP: Wuxia Fictions: Chinese Martial Arts in Film, Literature and Beyond (5/1/06; journal issue)

Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm



EnterText volume 6 number 2


Wuxia Fictions: Chinese Martial Arts

in Film, Literature and Beyond


Guest Editor: Leon Hunt


Submissions for this edition are invited by 1 May 2006. With the success of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Hero and House of Flying Daggers, the wuxia (Martial Chivalry/Martial Arts genre) has attracted a new wave of critical attention. This issue seeks to examine wuxia fictions in a range of contexts (national, regional, transnational) and across a range of media. Topics might include:


· developments in and aesthetics of fight choreography

· wuxia and authorship in literature and film

UPDATE: Battlestar Galactica (10/31/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Barbara A Silliman

The deadline for submission of proposals for the panels for Battlestar
Galactica (BSG) has been extended. The new deadline is posted at the end of
the Call

We ask that you review the Call and consider submitting a paper, a panel, or
a workshop proposal to us by the new deadline.

If you do not wish to submit a proposal for the conference but wish to be
considered for the book, please contact Barbara Silliman regarding chapter
proposal deadlines.

Thank you, and we hope to hear from you soon!

Call For Papers

Popular Culture Association --- Science Fiction and Fantasy Area
April 12 - 15, 2006, in Atlanta, Georgia

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An Edited Text for Publication

CFP: Mediascape: Film/TV/Digital Media (11/15/05; e-journal issue)

Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Davis, Cathy

We are now accepting submissions for our forthcoming Film/TV/Digital
e-journal, Mediascape. This journal is peer-edited and will be a place
articles pertaining to moving images and visual culture. It is published
on a
quarterly table. The topic is open.

Send submissions by November 15th to:

Please see our site for submission policies.

CFP: Appalachia and Film; Appalachia and TV (10/30/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Jimmy Smith

Appalachian Studies Area
American Culture Association
Atlanta, GA
April 12-15, 2006

Join us to talk about how Appalachia shows up on the big and small =
screens. Does popular culture give us the truth? Does it want the truth? =
Does Appalachia want to see the truth about itself? And so on.

Be willing to try out off-the-wall approaches. While it's fine to =
present on, say, Harlan County, USA or The Waltons, you might consider =
such topics as:

The Appalachian Aesthetics of Quentin Tarantino

Robert Mitchum: White Trash as Stagger Lee


Just Where Do the Beverly Hillbillies Come From Anyway?

CFP: Chicana/o Literature, Film, Culture (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Scott Baugh


Papers and/or panels in the area:
Chicana/Chicano Literature, Film, Culture

The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations will
hold their annual meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 8 through 11,
2006. The organizations have met there for several years, and members wanted
to return because of the great location, the fine hotels, food, sights,
museums, and more. Albuquerque is the home of the National Hispanic Cultural
Center, which promises research and entertainment possibilities for
participants in this area as well.