film and television
The Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association seeks proposals for papers and panels both on Western animation and on anime for its 2019 Conference, to be held Thursday-Sunday, 10-13 October 2019 at the Hyatt Regency, 151 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH. As animation and anime cover all kinds of storytelling, topics may include but are not limited to the following suggestions:
FOLK HORROR IN THE 21ST CENTURY
Folk Horror in the 21st Century, is a two-day conference to be hosted by Falmouth University (UK) on Thursday September 5 and Friday September 6, 2019. The conference organizers Ruth Heholt (Falmouth University, UK) and Dawn Keetley (Lehigh University, USA) invite proposals on all aspects of folk horror, in all periods, across all regions and in all mediums, exploring the meanings and manifestations of the folk horror renaissance in the 21st century.
Keynote and plenary speakers: Tanya Krzywinska (Falmouth University), Catherine Spooner (Lancaster University) and Bernice Murphy (Trinity College Dublin).
Much has been written about Disney’s stereotypical representations of gender, race, sexuality, and ethnicity. Here, we are interested in exploring how Disney portrays authority and social order in its animated feature length theatrical films.
Underlying questions of the project include but are not limited to:
Continuing our series of conferences dedicated to rethinking intermediality in contemporary cinema and visual culture, we propose to initiate a discussion around aspects of intermediality that may unfold from the perspective of the picturesque.
Soliciting papers for the South Asia conference at University of Wisconsin, Madison ( October 17-20).
Literature/Film Association Annual Conference
REBOOT • REPURPOSE • RECYCLE
September 12-14, 2019
University of Oregon in Portland
Portland, Oregon, USA
Keynote: Amanda Ann Klein, East Carolina University and Matt McCormick, Gonzaga University
Call for Papers
The Second International Conference on Twenty-First Century Film Directors
University of Wolverhampton in collaboration with Light House Media Centre, Wolverhampton presents
Kathryn Bigelow: A Visionary Filmmaker
Thursday July 11th 2019 at Light House Media Centre*, Wolverhampton
Keynote: Dr Deborah Jermyn, University of Roehampton, London
Language, Genre, Form, and the Poetics of Francophone Feminine Power
Giving Voice to the Voiceless