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Call for BOOK REVIEWS: Film Technology

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:31am
Mediascape: UCLA's Journal of Cinema and Media Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 15, 2017

Mediascape Call for Book Reviews

Spring 2017: Film Technology

 

For the Reviews section of its Spring 2017 issue, Mediascape, UCLA’s journal of cinema and media studies, invites reviews of scholarly works dealing with film technology.

Whitewashing and Racebending: Diversity in Literature and Popular Culture (NeMLA 2018)

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:18am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

How has it been progressive or restrictive to change the race or ethnicity of a character in adaptations of literature and other texts? How do such choices in character design and casting increase diversity? How do such choices perpetuate problematic legacies from the source material? Examples may include stage, film, and fan productions of novels, plays, and comics. 

Rethinking Film Bodies: Beyond Gender, Genre, and Excess

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:12am
SCMS, Toronto--March 14-18, 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 10, 2017

Over a quarter of a century ago, Linda Williams’ groundbreaking “Film Bodies: Gender, Genre, and Excess” was published in Film Quarterly. Her seminal article not only brought together distinct areas of film studies (genre criticism, spectatorial response, taste cultures, gender and sexuality, emotion and sensation in cinema) that are still highly relevant today, but also theoretical frameworks that have traditionally been kept separate. Although grounded in a psychoanalytic model for understanding structures of desire, fantasy, and identification, Williams’ essay at the same time marked a turning point towards a corpus of scholarship that is more attuned to and engaged with the embodied film-viewing experience.

Reportage and its Contemporary Variations–special MCLC issue (Abstracts due 8/31)

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:10am
Charles Laughlin and Li Guo
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017

 

This special issue of Modern Chinese Literature and Culture welcomes essays on reportage narratives in contemporary China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, as well as explorations of nonfiction, documentary, and the art of the real in film, media, theater or visual arts, and related theoretical interventions.

Special Issue of the European Journal of American Culture: American Horror Story

updated: 
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 11:53am
Harriet Earle, Sheffield Hallam University, UK and Jessica Clark, University of Suffolk, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 10, 2017

Call for Papers: Special Issue of the European Journal of American Culture: American Horror Story

 

Call for Papers: Special Issue of the European Journal of American Culture

American Horror Story

 

Guest Editors:

Harriet Earle, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

Jessica Clark, University of Suffolk, UK

 

Film Festival in South Asia: A dialogic approach (a two-day workshop)

updated: 
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 11:52am
De Montfort University (Leicester, UK) and English and Foreign Languages University (Hyderabad, India)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 10, 2017

Organisers: De Montfort University (Leicester, UK) and English and Foreign Languages University (Hyderabad, India)

Dates: 7-8 September 2017

Location: English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad (India)

Theme: Film Festivals in South Asia - 2 days Workshop

Deadline for proposals: 10 August 2017

Dear Colleagues,

Edited Collection: The CW Network

updated: 
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 11:52am
Ashley Carlson, University of Montana Western, and Lisa K. Perdigao, Florida Institute of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Call for Papers: The CW Network

 

Silent Horror

updated: 
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 11:25am
Murray Leeder/University of Calgary
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 7, 2017

This is a CFP for a panel at the 2018 meeting of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS), to be held March 14-18, 2018 at the Sheraton Centre, Toronto, ON, March  about which you may read here: http://cmstudies.site-ym.com/?page=conference.

 

Call for Chapters: Posthuman Pooh: Edward Bear after 100 Years

updated: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 10:37am
Jennifer Harrison, East Stroudsburg University, USA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017

I am currently seeking chapter submissions for an edited volume celebrating the centenary in 2026 of A. A. Milne’s The World of Pooh.  As classics from the “golden age” of children’s literature, Milne’s Pooh stories have received considerable attention from critics and fans over the years; however, less critical attention has been devoted to the continuing relevance of the Pooh phenomenon in contemporary children’s culture.  As recent critics have discussed, the Pooh stories are complex and multifaceted, written in many different modes and employing a vast array of different narrative styles and techniques; they have also undergone transformation and adaptation into a plethora of related cultural artefacts. 

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