category: film and television

University of Waterloo MetaFandom Unconference - September 18th and 19th

full name / name of organization: 
University of Waterloo's Games Institute
contact email: 
uwmetafans@gmail.com

The University of Waterloo’s Games Institute as well as the IMMERSe Research Network is proud to host a MetaFandom Unconference on Thursday, September 18th and Friday the 19th.

CFP: Revealing/Reveiling Shanghai: 20th and 21st Century Representations (abstracts due 9/30/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Bernstein
contact email: 
lbernstein3@gmail.com

Editors are seeking submissions for a proposed book-length collection of essays on representations of Shanghai in film and literature of the last hundred years.

Approaching Posthumanism and the Posthuman

full name / name of organization: 
University of Geneva, University of Bern, CUSO
contact email: 
kimberly.frohreich@unige.ch

CALL FOR PAPERS:
Approaching Posthumanism and the Posthuman
Conference and Doctoral Workshop
June 4-6, 2015 – St. Maurice, Switzerland

Keynote Speakers:
Cary Wolfe, Rice University

War after War: Reflections on the legacy of WWI

full name / name of organization: 
Politics. Rivista di Studi Politici
contact email: 
direzione@rivistapolitics.it

On 28 July 1914, an armed conflict began that would forever change the world, and the concept of war itself. The war rapidly extended, involving 28 countries and spreading to the entire world.

Graduate Journal aspeers Calls for Papers on "American Health" by 12 Oct 2014

full name / name of organization: 
aspeers: emerging voices in american studies
contact email: 
info@aspeers.com

From the health checks on Ellis Island to long-standing and recently increasing debates about the (un-)Americanness of different models of health care to Michelle Obama's "Let's Move!" campaign aimed at improving the health of Americans, public discourse in the US has continually connected notions of health to notions of Americanness and has negotiated one via the other. Moreover, a culturally relevant, broad, metaphorical usage of health is evidenced in the omnipresence of such phrases as "the health of the nation," "crime epidemic," and even "Bieber fever." Not surprisingly, the topic of "American Health," broadly conceived, has garnered significant attention among scholars in a variety of disciplines.

aspeers will, therefore, dedicate the topical section of its eighth annual issue to "American Health."

Childhood and Pethood: Representation, Subjectivity, and the Cultural Politics of Power. November 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Feuerstein and Carmen Nolte-Odhiambo
contact email: 
childhoodandpethood@gmail.com

Abstracts (500 words) due November 1, 2014
Articles (7,000 words) due July 1, 2015

[UPDATE] Journal of Bruce Springsteen Studies

full name / name of organization: 
BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies
contact email: 
springsteenstudies@gmail.com

BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies is an open access academic journal that publishes peer-reviewed essays pertaining to Bruce Springsteen.

Westerns and the West (PCA/ACA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Westerns and the West Area of the Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
Helen.Lewis@witcc.edu

PCA/ACA 2015 National Convention
April 1 to 4, 2015
New Orleans, LA

[UPDATE: CONFERENCE DATE CHANGE] International Conference in Iran on Shakespeare Studies (ICISS) 26-27 November. 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tehran
contact email: 
bardiniran@gmail.com

To be held by the University of Tehran, ICISS aims to provide a professional forum for scholars, researchers and academicians to share their outstanding findings with their peers on Shakespeare.

Call for Abstracts: Science Fiction and the Abolition of Man

full name / name of organization: 
Mark J. Boone and Kevin C. Neece
contact email: 
m_boone@alumni.baylor.edu and undiscoveredcountryproject@yahoo.com

CFP: Democracy, Resistance, and the Practice of Literature (Deadline October 10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Sourit Bhattacharya and Arka Chattopadhyay/Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

Democracy, Resistance, and the Practice of Literature
Sanglap Vol I No. II

Information Overload - REMINDER - CALL FOR PAPERS - Deadline 1st August 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Information Overload : Hosted at University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
infoload2014@gmail.com

Popular Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
StoryTelling Journal
contact email: 
barbara.szubinska@eku.edu

StoryTelling is dedicated to analyses of popular narrative in the widest sense of the phrase and as evidenced in the media and all aspects of culture.

Dracula in Popular Culture Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Torregrossa
contact email: 
NEPCAFantastic@gmail.com

I'm trying to organize a panel on Dracula in popular culture for the 2014 New England Regional Meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies.

Midwest Conference on Utopian Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Carter Hanson/Valparaiso University
contact email: 
Carter.Hanson@valpo.edu

The Midwest Conference on Utopian Studies will be held March 20-21, 2015, at Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN.

Call for Workshop Presenters SCMS 2015 - Teaching Film and Broadcast History in the Digital Age - Proposals due August 10, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Beth Corzo-Duchardt / DePaul University and Northwestern University
contact email: 
corzo-duchardt@gmail.com

Call for Workshop Presentation Proposals: Teaching Film and Broadcast History in the Digital Age
SCMS 2015 (Montreal, March 25-29)
Workshop Chair: Beth Corzo-Duchardt

THINKING ITS PRESENCE: THE RACIAL IMAGINARY: A CONFERENCE ON RACE, CREATIVE WRITING & LITERARY STUDY

full name / name of organization: 
Prageeta Sharma & Joanna Klink, The University of Montana
contact email: 
2014thinkingitspresence@gmail.com

THE RACIAL IMAGINARY
A CONFERENCE ON RACE, CREATIVE WRITING & LITERARY
STUDY
DATES: March 12-14, 2015
LOCATION: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA

Oscillate! Metamodernism and the Humanities: Critical and Creative Practice

full name / name of organization: 
University of Strathclyde - English Literature, Journalism and Creative Writing
contact email: 
a.campbell@strath.ac.uk // @_accampbell

Oscillate!

Metamodernism and the Humanities: Critical and Creative Practice

@OscillateStrath

Modern Fiction Studies Special Issue - Enduring Operations: The Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
amderosa@csupomona.edu OR stacey.peebles@centre.edu

Guest Editors: Aaron DeRosa and Stacey Peebles
Deadline for Submission: 1 February 2016

Shakespeare on Film and Television

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
richard.vela@uncp.edu

Shakespeare on Film & Television

All Proposals & Abstracts Must Be Submitted Through The PCA Database.
Please submit a proposal to only one area at a time. Exceptions and rules

SCMS 2015 (Montreal): Justice Served?: Investigating the Theme of Punishment in Crime Films

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Delahousse
contact email: 
sdelahousse@york.cuny.edu

During the course of a crime film, punishment is a major motif that drives the film’s narrative.

SCMS 2015 - TV: Complexity, Form and Format

full name / name of organization: 
Branden Buehler (University of Southern California), George Carstocea (University of Southern California)
contact email: 
bwbuehle@usc.edu, carstoce@usc.edu

CFP for Panel - Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) Conference, March 25-29, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

SCMS 2015 Panel CFP: Documenting the Different Body

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Grinberg / University of California Santa Barbara
contact email: 
dgrinberg@umail.ucsb.edu

Society for Cinema and Media Studies 2015 Panel CFP (Montreal, Canada): Documenting the Different Body

Tarot and Other Methods of Divination at PCA/ACA conference, New Orleans (Apr. 1-4, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)
contact email: 
augeremily@gmail.com

I am looking for papers for the Tarot and Other Methods of Divination area at the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) conference in New Orleans April 1-4, 2015.

Wreck Park Journal is now accepting submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park
contact email: 
wreckpark@gmail.com

WRECK PARK: A Journal of Interesting Fictions, Interested Criticism

Kennesaw State University's Third Annual World Literature and Film Conference- [UPDATE] September 25-26, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

The figure of the hero underwent a renascence in meaning, visibility, and cultural cachet in the twenty-first century, with the success of the Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and World War Z franchis

CFP: SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area (11/1/14; 2/11-14/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
gypsyscholar@rgv.rr.com

Submission Deadline: November 1, 2014

SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area
36th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
February 11-14, 2015

Theorizing Violence in Latin American Cinema (Panel for LASA 2015) (Abstract Deadline August 22nd)

full name / name of organization: 
Latin American Studies Association Conference 2015
contact email: 
aserrano@ucab.edu.ve

Theorizing Violence in Latin American Cinema

Arts in Literature: Interdisciplinarity and Ekphrasis in Luso-Hispanic Letters (April 30-May 3, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2015
contact email: 
Djuanmoreno@spanport.umass.edu

Abstract:

Digital Humanities for Medieval Italy (Toronto, Ontario, April 30 – May 3, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
gspani@holycross.edu

2015 NeMLA Call for Papers
46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 30 – May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario

Session Title: Digital Humanities for Medieval Italy

Reappropriating Agatha Christie - Special Issue of CLUES - Proposals due 7/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
Jesper Gulddal and Alistair Rolls, University of Newcastle, Australia
contact email: 
jesper.gulddal@newcastle.edu.au

REAPPROPRIATING AGATHA CHRISTIE
Theme Issue of Clues: A Journal of Detection
Guest Editors: Jesper Gulddal and Alistair Rolls

Submission Deadline: July 1 2015

Downton Here, Downton Now? [9/30/14]

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Annual Conference [Toronto, 4/30-5/3]
contact email: 
jpn12@psu.edu

Downton Abbey has generated tremendous interest in early twentieth-century culture, creating opportunities and hassles for scholars.

(Book Project) Projecting the World: Classical Hollywood, the ‘Foreign’, and Transnational Representations

full name / name of organization: 
Russell Meeuf / University of Idaho
contact email: 
rmeeuf@uidaho.edu

The editors of Projecting the World are seeking scholarship that examines classical Hollywood’s representation of foreign spaces and peoples.

Book Collection--An Indelible Mark: Women and the Work of Todd Haynes (Dec 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Leyda, Sophia University & Theresa L. Geller, Grinnell College, co-editors
contact email: 
j-leyda@sophia.ac.jp gellertl@grinnell.edu

An Indelible Mark: Women and the Work of Todd Haynes

[UPDATE] The Story of Memory Conference DEADLINE 8 August

full name / name of organization: 
The Memory Network / University of Roehampton
contact email: 
memorynetwork@roehampton.ac.uk

PLEASE NOTE NEW CFP DEADLINE

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