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UCLA's Mediascape - On Technology and Media

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12:10pm
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Theatre, Film, and Television
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

The last decade has witnessed a transformation in electronic visual media. Film, television, video games and user- generated- content (UGC) are increasingly commingling. This has facilitated significant changes in the traditional models of production and consumption, leading to new practices and relationships as divergent production communities operate together.

'Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?' Journeys, Treks, and Voyages That Have Shape(d) the Americas

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 11:58am
American Studies Association of Texas (ASAT)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 8, 2017

The 61st Annual American Studies Association of Texas (ASAT) Conference will be held November 9th-11th, 2017 on the campus of Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas. The Conference Committee is now accepting proposals for the upcoming meeting. The title of the 2017 conference is “'Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?' Journeys, Treks, and Voyages that Define(d) the Americas” The following is a suggested, though not a comprehensive list of subject areas to consider:

Agriculture and Rural Studies                                                                Ingenuity and invention

TRANS TV conference, September 13-15, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:42am
University of Westminster, London
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 8, 2017

TRANS TV: Call For Papers
 Transformations of Television Industries
 Transformations of Television Consumption Practices 
 Transformations of Televisual Aesthetics, Narratives and Identities
 21st Century Transnational and Transmedia Television Practices

Wednesday the 13th of September to Friday the 15th of September, University of Westminster, 309 Regent St, London
Organised in Collaboration with the CREAM and CAMRI research centres and the Faculty of Media, Arts and Design at the University of Westminster.

Organising Committee: Dr Michael Goddard, Dr Christopher Hogg, Jane Thorburn, Paul Dwyer, Ged Maguire, Robert Benfield, Simon Passmore.

Backward Glances: Mediating Resistance

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 12:31am
Northwestern University Screen Cultures Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Backward Glances 2017: Mediating Resistance

The Screen Cultures Graduate Student Conference

Department of Radio/Television/Film, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 

September 29 & 30, 2017

Keynote Speakers: Professors Mary Celeste Kearney and Kara Keeling

Submission Deadline: June 15, 2017

Issue 28: Contending with Crisis

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:42am
Invisible Culture: An Electronic Journal For Visual Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

For its twenty-eighth issue, InVisible Culture: An Electronic Journal for Visual Culture invites scholarly articles and creative works that address the complex and multiple meanings of contending with crisis.


Monday, April 10, 2017 - 4:52pm
Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Call for Papers:


2017 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference

Wednesday-Sunday, 18-22 October 2017

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch

315 Chestnut St.

St. Louis, MO 63102

Deadline: April 30 2017

War Studies Area - MAPACA 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
MAPACA / Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association, War Studies Area
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 29, 2017

2017 Conference of   Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association (MAP/ACA)

MAPACA War Studies Area

Thursday, November 8 -- Saturday, November 11, 2017
Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Proposals due to  by  June 29, 2017


Imagining the Post-Apocalypse

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 4:01pm
Digital Literature Review / Ball State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 8, 2018

The genre of apocalyptic literature has long been associated with times of crisis and distress.  Perhaps one of the most important examples in the Western tradition, the Biblical Book of Revelation, was written as a response to the horrible persecution of early Christians in the Roman Empire.  Since that time, authors and film-makers have turned to imaginations of apocalypse, the end of the world, and life after the collapse of contemporary social structures to take on a host of questions and concerns.  The prevalence of post-apocalyptic literature and film in recent decades has forced literary and cultural studies scholars to examine this cultural mode in a new way.