category: film and television

[UPDATE] (Re)Conceptualizing Black Resistance

full name / name of organization: 
Du Bois Department Graduate Organization
contact email: 
eashford@umass.edu

Extended Deadline: February 15

Conference Date: April 1

Location: University of Massachusetts Amherst

Teaching Central/Eastern Europe And Its Communist Past

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (MLA) Philadelphia, PA, January 2017
contact email: 
ada_g@att.net

Central & Eastern Europe's cultural visibility has increased since the 1989 Fall of the Berlin Wall and with Romanian-born German writer Herta Müller's 2009 Nobel Prize in Literature. In light of this new visibility, how are Central/Eastern European cultures and history being taught, both within and outside the region?

CFP: The Anatomy of the Image: Perspectives on the (Bio)medical Body in Science, Literature, Culture and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
contact email: 
axel.fliethmann@monash.edu

CFP: The Anatomy of the Image: Perspectives on the (Bio)medical Body in Science, Literature, Culture and Politics
International Conference
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

[UPDATE] "Crafting Culture: Perspectives on Censorship"

full name / name of organization: 
Caspersen School of Graduate Studies, Drew University
contact email: 
hopper@drew.edu

Crafting Culture: Perspectives on Censorship
Fourth Annual Dean Hopper New Scholars Conference
Drew University, June 10-12, 2016

[Call for Papers] RIDCH Conferences 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Research Institute for Digital Culture and Humanities (RIDCH), The Open University of Hong Kong
contact email: 
ridch@ouhk.edu.hk

[Call for Papers] RIDCH Conferences 2016

Conference A: “Digitization and Reconceptualizations of the Humanities”
Conference B: “Digital Art and Film”

BSJ: The B.S.J. Journal "Truth" Edition

full name / name of organization: 
BSJ: The B. S. Johnson Jounal
contact email: 
bsjjournal@gmail.com

The B.S. Johnson Journal is pleased to announce the new theme for our forthcoming issue : “Truth”.

Cinesonika 5: Call for Conference Presentations

full name / name of organization: 
CINESONIKA
contact email: 
present@cinesonika.com

Conference Theme Exploring the Dark Corners: what areas have yet to be fully researched or rendered?

cfp: Journal of Media Watch : Mutualisation of News and Engaging Media (March 15, 2016 :Abstract; May 15, 2016 : Full Paper)

full name / name of organization: 
Media Watch, Centre for Communication Studies, India
contact email: 
mediawatchjournal@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Journal of Media Watch
Mutualisation of News and Engaging Media

Important Dates :
March 15, 2016 (Abstract Submission)
May 15, 2016 (Full Paper Submission)

[UPDATE] [Extended Deadline: February 15th] Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

[UPDATE] Roots and Routes: Exploring Movement, Mobility, and Belonging (20-21 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes: UBC English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

Date: 20-21 May.

Location: UBC, Vancouver, Canada.

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 15, 2016!

SSSL at MLA 2017, "The Fantastic South"

full name / name of organization: 
Katharine A. Burnett, Fisk University
contact email: 
kburnett@fisk.edu

More than a decade ago, science fiction author and physicist Gregory Benford pointed out in his essay, “The South and Science Fiction” (2000), that the U.S.

Fictional Religions (MLA 2017) Abstract 15 March 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nfredrickson@umail.ucsb.edu

This session invites both new close readings of texts and other media that contain fictional religions and more abstract conceptualizations of the phenomenon.

Popular Culture in Colombia

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Colombianists
contact email: 
maandrad@uniandes.edu.co

REVISTA DE ESTUDIOS COLOMBIANOS N°48

Quarterly Horse: A Journal of [brief] American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Quarterly Horse / Rocky Mountain American Studies Association
contact email: 
kabshire@jwu.edu

We are happy to announce the pending launch of Quarterly Horse: A Journal of [brief] American Studies (quarterlyhorse.org).

Space, Place, and Belonging

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures Graduate Journal
contact email: 
elitza.kotzeva@wsu.edu

In the preface to Borderlands, Gloria Anzaldúa declares: “I am a border woman.” As simple as it sounds, this statement suggests the individual’s agency in the social and cultural production of

Affect and its Boundaries - MLA 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Douglas Dowland
contact email: 
d-dowland@onu.edu

To theorize affect is to theorize boundaries: that is, to realize and negotiate between vocabularies and cultures with overlapping and competing taxonomies.

The Other 1916 Conference - June 3rd 2016 - IADT Dun Laoghaire, Dublin

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Art, Design and Technology Dun Laoghaire, Dublin
contact email: 
theother1916@gmail.com

The Other 1916 Conference

Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology
June 3rd 2016

Call for Papers

ORPHAN BLACK: Sestras, Scorpions, and Crazy Science

full name / name of organization: 
Edited book, call for contributors
contact email: 
janet.b.croft@rutgers.edu; abuckman@csus.edu

ORPHAN BLACK: Sestras, Scorpions, and Crazy Science
Edited by Janet Brennan Croft and Alyson Buckman

Call For Papers: International Vampire Film and Arts Festival - 26-29 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
International Vampire Film and Arts Festival
contact email: 
rebecca.williams@southwales.ac.uk

The inaugural International Vampire Film and Arts Festival will take place in Sighisoara in Transylvania, Romania, on May 26th - 29th 2016.

The Modern Body 1830-Present, 3rd June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of York, Centre for Modern Studies
contact email: 
cmods-pgforum@york.ac.uk

When Henry David Thoreau writes that: ‘We are all sculptors and painters, and our material is our own flesh and blood and bones’, he attests how the body and expression are intrinsically linked.

Bridging the Divide: Literature and Science Postgraduate Conference - 3rd June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent
contact email: 
kentconference2016@gmail.com

Bridging the Divide: Literature and Science

3rd June 2016 hosted at the University of Kent

Organised by the Universities of Kent and Sussex

Keynote speaker: Dr Pamela Thurschwell - Sussex

Teaching for the Post-Anthropocene: November 11-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Milland / PAMLA: Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ron2154@gmail.com

This panel seeks papers from scholars working across the disciplines interested in employing interdisciplinary or otherwise innovative methodologies aimed at facilitating teaching and learning about the Anthropocene at all levels.

AX Anime and Manga Studies Symposium (July 1-4)

full name / name of organization: 
Mikhail Koulikov / Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation
contact email: 
mkoulikov@gmail.com

The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation, the parent organization of Anime Expo (AX), the largest anime convention in the U.S., is inviting proposals for plenary addresses, presentations, a

2001: A Space Odyssey (abstracts 3/10/16; drafts 7/15/16)

full name / name of organization: 
A. Bowdoin Van Riper
contact email: 
abvanriper@gmail.com

Call for Contributors – Abstracts by March 10, 2016.

Critical Insights: 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

AX 2016 Anime and Manga Studies Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Mikhail Koulikov / Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation
contact email: 
mkoulikov@gmail.com

AX 2016 Anime and Manga Studies Symposium
anime-expo.org/academic-program
animemangastudies.wordpress.com/symposium

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to Feb. 15 - Re/Inventions - Graduate Conference at California State Univ., Long Beach

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach - English Graduate Student Assoc.
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

California State University Long Beach
5th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Re/Inventions: Alterna[rra]tives

CALL FOR PAPERS
ABSTRACTS DUE FEBRUARY 15, 2016

Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy (Lisbon, November 16-18 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
School of Arts and Humanities (Universidade de Lisboa)/ULICES
contact email: 
mensageirosdasestrelas@gmail.com

Call For Papers 2016
Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy
School of Arts and Humanities, Lisbon (Universidade de Lisboa)

Call for contributors: The Big Book of Microgenres (6/1/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Anne H. Stevens / University of Nevada, Las Vegas
contact email: 
anne.stevens@unlv.edu

The Big Book of Microgenres, edited by Molly C. O’Donnell and Anne H. Stevens

Mediating the Real Conference 31 August - 2 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rosemary Overell
contact email: 
rosemary.overell@Otago.ac.nz

Mediating the Real
An international conference hosted by the ‘Performance of the Real Research Theme’ at the University of Otago
August 31st – September 2nd 2016

Philologist - journal of language, literature and cultural studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka
contact email: 
filolog@unibl.rs

Filolog (Philologist) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal with an international Editorial Board.

Call for submissions: SHAKESPEARE AND CERVANTES: 1616‒2016 - Special issue of "Meridian critic" - Deadline: 1 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Cornelia Macsiniuc, Luminita Turcu / University of Suceava, Romania
contact email: 
corneliamacsiniuc@yahoo.com

The academic journal "Meridian critic" invites contributions which celebrate the global cultural legacy of Shakespeare and Cervantes, in a year which marks the fourth centennial of their death.

Undead Anxieties: The Walking Dead and American Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Panel for the Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts Annual Meeting
contact email: 
caseycatherinemoore@gmail.com

Panel for the Annual Meeting of the Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts - Contagions
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC
October 13th-15th, 2016

[UPDATE] Theories that Shape Worlds: Teaching Literary and Cultural Theory through Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA (Salt Lake City, UT October 6-8, 2016)
contact email: 
deludens@dwu.edu

With Ursula K. Le Guin’s departure from “hard science fiction” in the 1960s, worlds began to be created that examined the social, cultural, and philosophical foundations of our own societies.

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Shakespeares - CFP for Postcolonial Interventions Vol I, Issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies
contact email: 
postcolonialinterventions@gmail.com

2016 marks the quartercentenary of Shakespeare’s death and the upcoming issue of Postcolonial Interventions would focus on the continued relevance of multiple Shakespeares in the culture-scape of th

The 3rd International Conference COMSYMBOL/Religion(s), secularity(ies), society(ies) and the digital humanities turn

full name / name of organization: 
ESSACHESS and CTS-IARSIC of CORHIS EA7400, Paul Valéry University of Montpellier, France
contact email: 
essachess@gmail.com

ESSACHESS and CTS-IARSIC of CORHIS (EA7400, Paul Valéry University of Montpellier, France) is excited to announce the launch of the Call for Papers for its 3rd International Conference Comsymbol on "

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