category: film and television

NeMLA 2015 Panel Seeing is Believing: Antiquity and Beyond Abstract due Sept. 30th

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers/The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

The relationship between the visual and the literary traces its origins to antiquity.

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology [April 30-May 3, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mvk26@outlook.com

Interest in the fields of food and sustainability studies within the humanities is rapidly growing, in part due to their ability to investigate our perceived relationship with ecology.

Translocal China/Sinophone, or Chinese translocality (AAS/Chicago/Mar 26–29, 2015)(Abstract due by Aug 2, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Asian Studies
contact email: 
aubrey.tang@uci.edu

We’d like to solicit one more paper on any topics under the umbrella of translocal China or Chinese translocality for the 2015 Association for Asian Studies (AAS) Annual Conference on March 26–29,

INTERNATIONAL GOTHIC ASSOCIATION BIENNIAL CONFERENCE, 2015 GOTHIC MIGRATIONS July 28th to August 1st 2015 Vancouver, BC

full name / name of organization: 
INTERNATIONAL GOTHIC ASSOCIATION
contact email: 
whatley@sfu.ca

GOTHIC MIGRATIONS

“Gothic Migrations” will concern the origins, transits, and transformations of global gothic in its various modes and cultural manifestations.

SCMS 2015: Streaming Video Platforms and the Television Industry

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker / Indiana University
contact email: 
barkerc@indiana.edu

Call for Proposals
Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS)
March 25-29, 2015 in Montreal, Canada

[UPDATE] American Indian Quarterly--books reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
American Indian Quarterly
contact email: 
aiqsubmissions@okstate.edu

American Indian Quarterly (AIQ) is looking for established and new scholars of Native American studies who would like to write book reviews for AIQ.

NeMLA 2015 - Shakespearean [Re]Visions: Adapting the Bard in 21st-Century Visual Culture - Deadline 9/30/14

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Ellen Iatropoulos
contact email: 
maryiatrop@gmail.com

Shakespearean [Re]Visions: Adapting the Bard in 21st-Century Visual Culture

Call for proposals for NeMLA 2015 panel

Concussions, Commotions, and Other Aesthetic Disorders

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at the University of Chicago
contact email: 
aestheticdisorders.uchicago@gmail.com

Concussions, Commotions, and Other Aesthetic Disorders
Annual Graduate Conference of the Department of English at the University of Chicago, November 20-21, 2014

Television, Historicity, Theory--SCMS Panel, Montreal 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference March, 2015 Montreal
contact email: 
gellertl@grinnell.edu

Recent publications, such as Amy Villarejo’s _Ethereal Queer: Television, Historicity, Desire_ (Duke, 2014) and Jason Mittell’s _Complex Television: The Poetics of Contemporary Television Storytel

the quint: call for papers DEADLINE: 08/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

the quint’s twenty fourth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and

Edited Volume on Western Film and Television Abstract Deadline 11/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
ICONOGPRAHY AND ARCHETYPES IN WESTERN FILM AND TELEVISION
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

Call for Papers

ICONOGPRAHY AND ARCHETYPES IN WESTERN FILM AND TELEVISION

Eds. Sue Matheson and Andrew Patrick Nelson

Malcolm X’s Assassination and Autobiography Fifty Years Later

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2015
contact email: 
j.m.burrell at csuohio.edu

What are the literary legacies of Malcolm X’s life and death? In 1965, after Malcolm X’s life came to an end, The Autobiography of Malcolm X cemented his status as icon.

2nd Global Conference on Fandom: Practices and Participatory Cultures (7-10 November 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fan2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference on Fandom: Practices and Participatory Cultures

Friday 7th November – Sunday 10th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

Messengers from the Stars - Episode III [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies (ULICES)
contact email: 
mensageirosdasestrelas@gmail.com

The first two editions of the Conference Messengers from the Stars (Episode I and II), organized in 2010 and 2012, gained a significant success.

Jesus/Montreal: The Cinema, the City, and the Sacred (SCMS 3/25-29, proposal deadline 7/31)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference 2015
contact email: 
sdesilets@westminstercollege.edu

Jesus/Montreal: The Cinema, the City, and the Sacred

[UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE] American Studies Association of Texas Conference date Nov. 13-15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Texas
contact email: 
asat@shsu.edu

American Studies Association of Texas
58th Annual Conference
Call for Papers

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

CFP: On Subtitles (SCMS 2015 Montreal, due 8/4)

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey Middents
contact email: 
middents@american.edu

Patricia Rozema’s “Desperanto,” the first section of the 1992 omnibus film Montréal vu par/Montreal Sextet, follows Ann, an Anglophone Canadian housewife who just wants to have a good time visi

SCMS 2015 Panel: New Approaches to Marriage, Romance, and Conjugality

full name / name of organization: 
Krupa Shandilya
contact email: 
kshandilya@amherst.edu

Second-wave feminists identified marriage as an oppressive institution that functioned to subjugate women – demanding their obedience and conformity in myriad ways and funneling their labor into hou

SCMS 2015 (Mar. 25-28): CFP - “Gender and Genre Through a Post-9/11 Lens”

full name / name of organization: 
Terrance McDonald (Brock University) & Justin Shaw (Wilfrid Laurier University) / SCMS
contact email: 
terrance.mcdonald@brocku.ca

CFP for Panel: Society for Cinema & Media Studies Conference March 25-28, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

“Gender and Genre Through a Post-9/11 Lens”

[UPDATE - EXTENDED DEADLINE AUG 1] Quiet Revolutions: Politically Subversive Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
San Francisco State University Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
csgsa@mail.sfsu.edu

Quiet Revolutions: Politically Subversive Cinema
16th Annual Cinema Conference, San Francisco State University
October 17–18, 2014

CFP: Edited volume on television series, Scandal (Due: September 15, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Moffitt
contact email: 
gladiatorsinsuitsvolume@gmail.com

Gladiators in Suits:
Race, Gender, and the Politics of Representation in Scandal

Edited by: Kimberly R. Moffitt, Simone Puff, and Ronald L. Jackson II

Medical Humanities: Health and Illness in Popular Culture PCA/ACA National Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Carol-Ann Farkas/MCPHS University
contact email: 
carol-ann.farkas@mcphs.edu

Medical Humanities: Health and Illness in Popular Culture

PCA-ACA National Conference (Popular and American Culture Associations)

New Orleans, Louisiana

April 1-4 2015

SCMS 2015 panel CfP: "Screen Acting: Beyond Star Studies"

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Leberg / Concordia Unversity
contact email: 
danmarsleberg@gmail.com

SCMS 2015 CFP - “Screen Acting: Beyond Star Studies”

[Update] (Final Deadline Extension, July 18th)--Screen Textures: Haptics, Tactility, and the Moving Image, October 17–18, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies Graduate Student Organization, University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

UPDATE: Final submission deadline- Friday, July 18, 2014

Comedy and Comics: Parody, Satire, and Humor in Superhero Narratives (Abstract Deadline 9/30/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (Toronto, 4/30-5/3/2015)
contact email: 
derek.s.mcgrath@gmail.com

Stan Lee bristles at calling them "comic books," lest readers think they are only "funny books." This panel identifies how humor operates in works centered around superheroes

[UPDATE] Pedagogy 24 Times per Second: Film and Media in the Classroom (Submit by 12/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Film Studies Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
film.ufl@gmail

This conference takes as its starting point the relationship between pedagogical practice and scholarship, or how teaching film to undergraduate students affects, or is affected by, our scholarly

[UPDATE] SCMS 2015: Historicizing Music and Transmedia

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference 2015
contact email: 
laapalm@indiana.edu

From the evolution of digital formats to apps that identify songs in public spaces to YouTube’s replacement of MTV as the prime carrier of mainstream music videos, the many sites of commercial

Negotiating Space for (Dis)ability in Drama, Theatre, Film and Media - 25-27 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Studies in Drama and Pre-1800 English Literature at the University of Łódź, Poland
contact email: 
lodz.conference@gmail.com

The Department of Studies in Drama and Pre-1800 English Literature at the University of Lodz invites you to attend the 2015 biannual “Lodz Conference in Drama, Theatre, Film and Media,” which will

Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives: SSAWW 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
ssaww2015.submit@gmail.com

Call for Proposals
SSAWW Triennial Conference November 4-8, 2015
Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA

NeMLA 2015: Unexpected Affect in Shakespearean Drama

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
erin.weinberg@queensu.ca

This panel will explore the ways in which Shakespearean drama delivers emotional intensity (passions, affectations, embodiment, etc.) in unexpected places.

PARTICIPATORY URBANISMS

full name / name of organization: 
Made possible by the Global Urban Humanities Initiative at UC Berkeley, California, USA with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
contact email: 
participatory.urbanisms@gmail.com

Participatory urban projects have been shown to foster ‘real’ democracy; enliven the public sphere; expand civic consciousness and increase transparency, accountability and efficiency (Baiocchi 20

Postgraduate English - Extended Deadline 15 September 2014

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

Call for Papers:

The Coming of Age of LGBTQ Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions (San Diego State University, April 17-18, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
SDSU LGBTQ Research Consortium
contact email: 
lgbtqrc@mail.sdsu.edu

2nd Biennial Graduate Conference on Iranian Studies - CFP ends: 15 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Symposia Iranica
contact email: 
info@symposia-iranica.com

CALL FOR PAPERS | SYMPOSIA IRANICA
SECOND BIENNIAL IRANIAN STUDIES CONFERENCE

Hosted by the University of Cambridge, 8-9 April 2015

[UPDATE] EXTENDED CFP: Gothic Spaces: Boundaries, Mergence, Liminalities

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia
contact email: 
conference@ganza.co.nz

EXTENDED CONFERENCE CFP DEADLINE: 1 August 2014.

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