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REMINDER CFP ReFocus: The Films of Pablo Larraín

updated: 
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 9:43pm
Laura Hatry, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

One of the central figures in contemporary Chilean film, director Pablo Larraín (b. 1976), presents a harsh portrait of his country’s current reality and of its tortured history in a direct, sometimes surprising, and often controversial oeuvre, never demurring in the face of violence or painful truths about the past. His first feature film, Fuga (2006), which was poorly received by critics, focuses on a composer’s mental health issues; his striking trilogy about Chile’s recent history covers the Pinochet dictatorship in Tony Manero (2008), the last days of the Allende presidency in Post mortem (2010), and the democratic downfall of Pinochet in 1988 in NO (2012).

Fear 2000: Horror Media Now Conference – 6-7 April, 2018 (Abstracts due 15 January, 2018)

updated: 
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 9:43pm
Department of Humanities, Sheffield Hallam University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

We invite proposals for 20 minute papers and 80 minute panels for the third annual Fear 2000 conference at Sheffield Hallam University – Fear 2000: Horror Media Now. Hosted by staff and postgraduate students in the Department of Humanities, the conference will investigate the present and future of the horror genre across several media.

Transatlantica special issue: call for papers / Creating the child audience: media and the invention of modern American childhood in the late 19th and 20th centuries

updated: 
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 2:37am
Thibaut Clément, Université Paris-Sorbonne
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

One of the most original contributions of the so-called new childhood studies is the shift away from earlier notions of a “universal child” (marked by biological as much as cultural and psychological universals, cutting across all cultural and social groups) to the idea of childhood as a social construct, contingent on historically and culturally situated realities. Starting in the 1980s, researchers have increasingly placed emphasis on children as “agents” and “beings” in their own right, whereas before childhood was conceptualized as a social structure and a state of becoming toward fully realized human adults (James and Prout 1990).

Intersections in Film and Media Studies

updated: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:15am
Sydney Screen Studies Network
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Upcoming Special Issue

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Intersections in Film and Media Studies

Publication:    November 2018

Guest Editors: Dr Jodi Brooks (UNSW), Dr Kathleen Williams (University of Tasmania), Dr Jessica Ford (UNSW) and Melanie Robson (UNSW)

 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

Deadline for abstracts: 1 February 2018

Deadline for full papers:   13 May 2018

 

(In)visibility: Medical Humanities in Literature, Art, and Theory

updated: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 9:07am
Boston College
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 19, 2017

2018 Medical Humanities Conference at Boston College - (In)visibility

 

The conference will feature a key note speaker and several student panels. We welcome submissions from undergraduate and graduate students across the northeast. We invite papers or creative works that explore the intersections of medicine with the humanities and/ or social sciences.

While submissions may touch on any aspect of medical humanities, they should relate to the particular themes of this conference: medical theory, literature or art pertaining to the invisibility or visibility of health, illness, and disability.

Essays, Reviews, Interviews and Creative Work in Literature and Film Wanted

updated: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:19am
Cinematic Codes Review / Pennsylvania Literary Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Pennsylvania Literary Journal (ISSN#: 2151-3066) is a printed journal that publishes critical essays, book-reviews, short stories, interviews, photographs, art, poetry, and various other genres. Issues are on sale in print-form through Amazon and other distributors. PLJ is also available through the EBSCO Academic Complete and ProQuest databases in full-text.

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