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CFP: South Park and Popular Culture (11/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:58pm
Jeffrey Weinstock

South Park and Popular Culture. Contributions are invited for a collection
of academic essays on the animated program, South Park. Possible topics
include, but are not limited to, South Park and historical, political, and
televisual context; representations of race, gender, sexual orientation,
class, or disability; constructions of childhood and parenthood; viewership
practices; indecency and pornography; the carnivalesque; South Park and the
academy; South Park and youth culture. 400-word proposals and C.V.s should
be submitted by Nov. 1, 2005 to the editor, Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock,
Department of English, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859
(Jeffrey.Weinstock_at_cmich.edu).

CFP: Representations of Intelligence in Popular Television (6/13/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:58pm
Holderman, Lisa

*CALL FOR PAPERS* Edited Book

Editor, Lisa Holderman, Ph.D., Department of English, Communications,
and Theater Arts, Arcadia University

Editor is seeking contributions for an edited volume focusing on
representations of intelligence in popular television. The editor is
working closely with a publisher that has conveyed strong interest in
this project.

The book addresses the issue of the constructions of intelligence and
intellectuality in popular television and the social/cultural
implications of those constructions.

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

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

CALL FOR PAPERS

CULTURAL CONFLICT AND WOMEN

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)

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

Deadline extended:

CALL FOR PAPERS: LINGUISTICS AND MEDIA DISCOURSE

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:

http://www.ua.es/dfing/publicaciones/raei/indice-raei.htm#Index

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

updated: 
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)

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

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

http://mtsu32.mtsu.edu:11072/Reading_Sopranos/

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
proposals.

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

updated: 
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.
(2004-).

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

updated: 
Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 12:29pm
cagle_at_uiuc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

POST SCRIPT SPECIAL ISSUE:
CONTEMPORARY SOUTH KOREAN CINEMA

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)

updated: 
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.

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