category: film and television

75 Years of Dick Grayson (Robin, Nightwing, Batman) - 31 August 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Kristen Geaman - University of Toledo
contact email: 
kgeaman@gmail.com

Book Project

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) -- 25th Annual Conference – Baltimore, MD – Nov. 6-8, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
25th Annual Conference
November 6-8, 2014
Baltimore, MD - Lord Baltimore Hotel

Call for papers:

PAMLA 2014: Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Literature (Due May 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Literature Association
contact email: 
kevinkearney03@yahoo.com

This panel welcomes papers on any aspect of GLBTQ studies in literature, art, theory, or film. Proposals are due May 15th by midnight.

Comparative Media: PAMLA 2014, Riverside, Calif. (Oct. 31 - Nov. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lbrow008@ucr.edu

If, as Marshall McLuhan famously asserts, media act as prosthesis, then our increasingly haptic relationship to digital technologies (think the nearly ubiquitous touchscreen interface of tablets and smart phones, as well as the rise of immersive VR as evidenced by Facebook's recently announced acquisition of Oculus) seems only natural. What, then, might constitute a denaturalized mediated environment?

9th Global Conference: The Erotic (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
er9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference: The Erotic

Tuesday 4th November – Thursday 6th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations

Myth-Making Across Boundaries (22-24 October 2014: Literature and Cultural Studies Conference, Ege University, Izmir/Turkey)

full name / name of organization: 
European Languages and Cultures Research and Application Centre
contact email: 
egeadikam@gmail.com

Every culture has its conception, interpretation, dissemination and reformulation of myths on a grand spectrum from oral and written narratives to aural and visual arts.

5th Global Conference: Making Sense of: Suffering (November, 2014:Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
suffer5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference: Making Sense of: Suffering

Tuesday 4th November – Thursday 6th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference: Revolt and Revolutiony (November, 2014:Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
rr2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference: Revolt and Revolution

Tuesday 4th November – Thursday 6th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

11th Global Conference: Making Sense Of: Dying and Death (November, 2014:Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dd11@inter-disciplinary.net

11th Global Conference: Making Sense Of: Dying and Death

Saturday 1st November – Monday 3rd November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations

6th Global Conference: Strangers, Aliens and foreigners (November, 2014:Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
saf6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference: Strangers, Aliens and foreigners

Saturday 1st November – Monday 3rd November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

3rd Global Conference: Play (November, 2014:Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
play3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Play

Saturday 1st November – Monday 3rd November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

2014 PAMLA Conference (10/31/14-11/2/14, Riverside, CA): CFP May 15 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The 2014 PAMLA Conference in sunny Riverside, California will be held from Friday, October 31, 2014 through Sunday, November 2, 2014.

Call for Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
editors@shiftjournal.org

Shift welcomes exhibition and book reviews, as well as discussions concerning other art-related events from current graduate students. Please see Submission and Style Guidelines below.

Mid-Atlantic Popular/= & American Culture Association Conference - November6-8, 2014, Baltimore MD - 25th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
25th Annual Conference
November 6-8, 2014
Baltimore, MD - Lord Baltimore Hotel

Call for papers:

Polish Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Czas Kultury / Time of Culture
contact email: 
redakcja@czaskultury.pl

Call for papers
Czas Kultury: Polish Studies

CFP- Between-Journal.it (2014): Technology, Imagination, Narrative Forms

full name / name of organization: 
Between-Journal.it
contact email: 
emanuela.piga@gmail.com

Call for papers, Vol. 4, N. 8 (2014)

Technology, Imagination, Narrative Forms

[UPDATE] NeMLA Convention 2015 Call for Session Proposals *One Week Reminder*

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

Northeast Modern Language Association
46th Annual Convention

Hosted by Ryerson University

CFP: Bad Men and Damaged Women: Gender, Violence and 21st Century Television/ abstracts due June 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Ina Rae Hark and Dr. Brian Faucette
contact email: 
hark@bellsouth.net and brfaucette@gmail.com

Since the turn of the millennium television dramas have proliferated at a geometric rate, on broadcast, cable/satellite and streaming services while at the same time the increase in quantity has accom

CFP: Modernism in Contemporary Mainstream Media (MSA 16: Nov. 6-9, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Nesbitt
contact email: 
jpn12@psu.edu

How are modernist cultures, coteries, and spaces re-imagined in contemporary texts (considered broadly)? The modernist period, its arts in particular but also its cultures, has long been an object of fascination and re-staging

Everyday Relationscapes: Iceland, July 24-31, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Heterologies of the Everyday Circle / Nordic Summer University
contact email: 
arto.haapala@helsinki.fi, annus.1@osu.edu

Summer symposium:
“Heterologies of the Everyday: Everyday Relationscapes”
Nordic Summer University, Heterologies of the Everyday research circle

CFP for edited book collection: Terror in Global Narrative: The Aesthetics and Representation of 9/11 in the Age of Late-Late Ca

full name / name of organization: 
Liliana Naydan and George Fragopoulos
contact email: 
lnaydan@gmail.com and George.Fragopoulos@gmail.com

Erected amid criticism in a mid-century modernist style and once the tallest buildings on the globe, New York’s Twin Towers emerged as haughty symbols of American capitalism in what Henry Luce deeme

Evelyn Waugh and his Circle: Reading and Editing The Complete Works

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leicester, England
contact email: 
bc144@le.ac.uk

Call for Papers

The Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh project invites submissions for 20-minute papers to its international conference, to be held in Leicester, England, from 24-26 April 2015.

CFP Postgraduate English (Deadline Friday 1 August 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
pgeng.submissions@durham.ac.uk

Call for Papers:

POSTGRADUATE ENGLISH (ISSN 1756-9761). The University of Durham’s Online Literature Journal: a peer-reviewed Journal and Forum for Postgraduates in English.

CFP Essays on Arthurian-Themed Electronic Games (6/1/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Torregrossa / The Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Matter of Britain
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

The Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Matter of Britain seeks essay proposals devoted to surveying or studying video and computer games based on and/or inspired by the Arthurian tradition.

Television panel (NEPCA)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kcollins@jjay.cuny.edu

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association is seeking papers on the topic of television for its annual fall conference to be held on Friday, October 24 and Saturday, October 25, 2014 on the ca

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Journal of Popular Television

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Taddeo and Ken Dvorak, co-editors
contact email: 
krdvorak@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Journal of Popular Television
Themed Issue: Extreme Reality TV

[UPDATE] Second Call. Deviate! Alphaville Journal of Film and Screen Media Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Alphaville Journal of Film and Screen Media, University College Cork
contact email: 
alphavilleconference2014@gmail.com

Distinguished Keynote Speakers:
Professor Laura Mulvey (Birkbeck, University of London)
Professor Maria Pramaggiore (National University of Ireland, Maynooth)

Call for Book Reviews and Review Essays: Culture, Labor and Class

full name / name of organization: 
Working USA: The Journal Of Labor And Society
contact email: 
kroikp@lanecc.edu

Working USA: The Journal Of Labor And Society, a cross-disciplinary, peer-reviewed journal is calling for book reviews and review essays discussing texts relating to the cultural aspects of l

New Narratives of 9/11 - SAMLA 2014 - Nov. 7-9

full name / name of organization: 
Arin Keeble
contact email: 
a.g.keeble@ncl.ac.uk

NEW NARRATIVES OF 9/11: CONSPIRACY, TERROR, AND CHANGE

Conference Papers / Edited Collection of Essays

CFP: Children, Childhood, and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

The Children and Childhood Studies Area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular and
American Culture Association invites you to participate in the 25th annual

CFP: Intermezzo, new series in longform publication

full name / name of organization: 
Enculturation: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

Enculturation, a Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture, announces the launch of Intermezzo, a series dedicated to publishing long essays – between 20,000 and 80,000 words – that are too long f

[UPDATE] Foundation, special issue on Science Fiction and Videogames (30 Apr 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Science Fiction Foundation
contact email: 
af3pj@virginia.edu

For over half a century—from the spaceship duels of Spacewar! and the attacking waves of the Space Invaders, through to the explorations of the Metroid series and the complex environments of the Bioshock games—electronic gaming has made extensive use of science fictional themes and settings. Likewise, science fiction, in books like Ender’s Game, films like The Last Starfighter, and TV shows like Defiance, has often explored tropes of videogaming within its created worlds. Both regularly, even obsessively, address questions of identity, embodiment, and representation, as well as the constructions and constraints of culture; both are also constituted in the complex and often fraught relations between fan groups and society.

Slovo, interdisciplinary journal for Central and Eastern European, Russian, and Eurasian studies. Deadline for abstracts 15 May.

full name / name of organization: 
Slovo, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London
contact email: 
slovo@ssees.ucl.ac.uk

SLOVO journal
anthropology - economics - film - geography - history - international studies - linguistics - literature - media - music - politics - sociology

UPDATE: Not of an Age but for All Ages: First International Conference in Iran on Shakespeare Studies. October 22-23, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tehran
contact email: 
msbeyad@ut.ac.ir

Being the first specialized conference on Shakespeare in Iran, this aims to attract the attention of Shakespeare scholars and readers from different countries to exchange professional ideas and give c

CFP: British Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 3-5, 2014); April 30 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Petrovic / Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
spetrovic@okwu.edu

The Midwest Popular Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the JW Marriott Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN, this October 3-5 (Friday-Sunday), 2014.

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