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CFP: Voice-over in the Cinema (no deadline; collection)

Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:12pm
James Barnes

Papers of 5-8000 words are requested for a volume on any of the many varied
uses of the voice-over in the cinema. From 'The Voice of God' to an actor's
internal monologue, papers that draw upon established theorists and/or refer
to particular films or practitioners are encouraged. Some provision will be
made for accompanying film stills photography provided permission is
obtained. All contributions will be fully refereed and peer reviewed. Please
send manuscripts to;
Dr. James Barnes

CFP: Buffy, Angel, Firefly (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:14pm
Alyson Buckman

Special Call for Papers: Buffy, Angel, and/or Firefly (AKA the work of Joss Whedon), Science Fiction and Fantasy Area, SW/TX PCA/ACA

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

The Area Chairs of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Area would like to
invite paper and panel proposals on the special topic of Joss Whedon's
work, including Buffy: TVS, Angel, and Firefly.

Please send queries, 250 word paper proposals, and 500 word panel
proposals, including full contact info for all participants, to

CFP: Television Area (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:12pm
James Knecht


The =B3Television=B2 Area Chair invites interested scholars to submit papers on
any aspect of television (content, as a media format, etc.) for the 2006
conference to be held at the Hyatt Regency Conference Hotel in Albuquerque,
New Mexico.
Conference Dates: February 8-11, 2006.

If you are interested in being a presenter, please send a 100-250 word
abstract, including title, via email to the address below. In addition,
please provide your contact information: name, institutional mailing
address, home address, phone numbers, and email. The DEADLINE for proposal
submissions is NOVEMBER 15, 2005.

UPDATE: Affect and Excess: The Politics of American Melodrama (Cyprus) (9/23/05; EASA, 4/7/06-4/10/06)

Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:12pm
Ilka Saal

Please note the corrected date for the conference!


Workshop at European American Studies Association Biennial Conference
"Conformism, Non-Conformism and Anti-Conformism in the Culture of the
United States," April 7-10, 2006, Nicosia, Cyprus.

We invite papers that examine the politics and aesthetics of American
melodrama (on stage, page, and screen).

Please send queries, abstracts (250 words) and brief bio by September 23,
2005 to or