category: film and television

CFP for edited collection on Arrested Development [EXPANDED CALL]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kristin M. Barton
contact email: 
kmbarton@daltonstate.edu

Over the course of its original three-year run on Fox, the television series Arrested Development quickly became a cult favorite and earned twenty-two Emmy nominations and six wins, including Outstand

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual UIowa Graduate Student Conference, April 5th 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa World Languages Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
wlgoiaconf@gmail.com

The World Languages Graduate Student Organization (WLGO) invites you to submit abstracts for academic papers, poster presentations, or creative writing pieces from all disciplines that investigate edg

TRANSFORMATIONS - Current trends in literature, linguistics, language pedagogy and cultural studies May 10th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Portland State University - Graduate Colloquium
contact email: 
wllcoll@pdx.edu

The Department of World Languages & Literatures at Portland State University is proud to invite graduate students of foreign languages to present on their scholarly research.

French Women writing science fiction. Quelle vision à-venir ? RMMLA October 2014 Boise, Idaho

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA - Women in French session
contact email: 
dolidon@pdx.edu

This session proposes to explore and discuss science fiction by French and Francophone women authors, through all issues present in texts (novels or short stories): hybrid bodies, network connections,

[UPDATE] TWO CHAPTERS NEEDED: 'Digital Nightmares: Wired Ghosts, CCTV Horror and the Found Footage Phenomenon'

full name / name of organization: 
Linnie Blake, Xavier Aldana Reyes (Manchester Metropolitan University)
contact email: 
X.Aldana-Reyes@mmu.ac.uk & l.blake@mmu.ac.uk

Digital Nightmares: Wired Ghosts, CCTV Horror and the Found Footage Phenomenon, ed. by Linnie Blake and Xavier Aldana Reyes. Publisher IB Tauris

Minetta Review is accepting submissions!

full name / name of organization: 
Minetta Review
contact email: 
minettasubmit@gmail.com

The Minetta Review is a literary and arts publication managed by undergraduate students at New York University.

March 28, 2014 - Impression and Object: a Conference on Critical Theory - Deadline Extended to February 14 2014

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
GCCompLitConf@gmail.com

Impression and Object
A Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speaker:
Joshua Landy (Stanford University)

Fugitivity and the Filmic Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
James E Ford III, Guest Editor for Black Camera
contact email: 
filmicfugitivity2014@gmail.com

This special issue for Black Camera, titled “Fugitivity and the Filmic Imagination,” ponders whether American mainstream and/or independent cinema—primarily with regard to the current string of

[UPDATE}

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University (SUNY) Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
adisciplinarity@gmail.com

Interdisciplinarity has become a buzzword across the humanities; the term usually implies that scholars make use of the tools of another discipline while remaining within the boundaries of their own.

Special issue of 'Adaptation' - 'Adapting Australia'. Deadline for 5000 word articles is 1 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Imelda Whelehan Co-editor 'Adaptation' (Oxford University Press
contact email: 
imelda.whelehan@utas.edu.au

We encourage submission of articles for a special issue of the peer-reviewed journal Adaptation (Oxford University Press), jointly edited by Ken Gelder (University of Melbourne) and Imelda Whelehan (U

Defend and promote the arts and humanities.

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

A new project designed to defend and promote the value and all round general goodness of the arts and humanities is looking for passionate people to contribute articles.

Philologist - journal of language, literary and cultural studies

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

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the third issue of our journal.

Reading Matters - May 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA's 25th Annual Friends of English Southland Conference
contact email: 
readingmatters2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Professor Helen Deutsch

“I love to cope him in these sullen fits,
For then he's full of matter.”
- Duke Senior, As You Like It

Clothes, Working Lives, and Social Change, 1880-1939

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter/Bishopsgate Institute
contact email: 
tailoredtrades@exeter.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Clothes, Working Lives and Social Change, 1880–1939
Two-Day International Conference
(Bishopsgate Institute, London 12–13 September 2014)

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

War and Life Writing

full name / name of organization: 
I-Chun Wang
contact email: 
icwanghsu@hotmail.com

Papers are invited for publication in a special issue entitled War and Life Writing. Ed. Louise O. Vasvari and I-Chun Wang.

Deadline Extended: Graduate Conference: Transports// 4-5 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Brown University Department of French Studies
contact email: 
brown.equinoxes@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

TRANSPORTS

April 4-5, 2014 | Brown University | Providence, Rhode Island

Death and the Maiden: A Special Issue of Writing from Below - 1 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Writing from Below
contact email: 
S.Abblitt@latrobe.edu.au

A recurring symbol and theme in Western cultural production since the fifteenth-century, imagery of death and the maiden reveals a dark bond between sexuality and death.

[UPDATE] Brandeis Conference on Privacy, Deadline Extended, Plenary Speakers Announced

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University English Department Graduate Conference
contact email: 
mschratz@brandeis.edu

Privacy: Call for Papers

Plenary Speakers: Prof. Robert Chodat, Boston University, and Prof. Ulka Anjaria, Brandeis University

Culture Wars 1900-1950, 14th June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Sheffield Hallam University
contact email: 
e.brown@shu.ac.uk

What was meant by 'culture' in the period 1900-1950? Whose culture was it and did all walks of life have a culture? How was culture contested?

September 11-14 2014 First World War Conference [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York, USA
contact email: 
WW1@usma.edu

September 11-14 2014 First World War Conference

"Literature, Memory, and the First World War"

Call for Papers
United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York, USA

Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities, Cal State Los Angeles
contact email: 
rbatema@calstatela.edu

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES
CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF GENDERS AND SEXUALITIES

10TH Annual Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference May 13, 2014

Voices That Build The Americas/November 13-15, 2014/Keynote Giannina Braschi

full name / name of organization: 
Equipe de Recherche Interdisciplinaire sur les Aires Culturelles/University of Rouen
contact email: 
jose.hanai@univ-rouen.fr

International conference organized by ERIAC (Equipe de Recherche Interdisciplinaire sur les Aires Culturelles) on the subject of AMERICANNESS, entitled "History, Fiction, Representations: The Voices

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

EGSO Conference: Transaction [KEYNOTE UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 12th Annual EGSO Conference: Transaction
March 28-29, 2014

Keynote Speakers: Anna McCarthy (NYU) and Myung Mi Kim (University at Buffalo, SUNY)

CFP American Circuits, American Secrets Sept 2014 Banff, Canada

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta / Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
organizers@circuitsandsecrets.com

According to a top-secret 2009 National Security Agency report leaked by now infamous former NSA and CIA employee Edward Snowden, approximately one third of all international telephone calls, and more

Theory and (Stand-up) Comedy

full name / name of organization: 
CR: The New Centennial Review
contact email: 
scshershow@ucdavis.edu

Essays are invited for a special issue of CR: The New Centennial Review, that consider the relation of comedy and theory, especially in relation to contemporary stand-up comedy.

New Directions in Sherlock

full name / name of organization: 
Sherlock Holmes: Past and Present, Department of English, UCL
contact email: 
ue_tom@hotmail.com

CFP: New Directions in Sherlock
Sherlock Holmes: Past and Present
Friday, April 11, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM (BST)
Department of English, UCL

Modernist Studies Association: Nov. 6-9, 2014 / Pittsburgh, PA, USA

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
grogers@pitt.edu

The annual conference of the Modernist Studies Association will be held at the historic Omni William Penn hotel in downtown Pittsburgh, PA, November 6-9, 2014.

[Update] Post-9/11 Literature and Media (abstracts due January 31st)

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

I seek proposed chapters for a collection of essays tackling emergent post-9/11 literature and media. An academic publisher has already expressed interest in this collection.

Visualizing Fantastika: an interdisciplinary conference, July 4, 2014, Lancaster, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University’s department of English and Creative Writing and Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
contact email: 
fantastikaconference@gmail.com

Visualizing Fantastika: an interdisciplinary conference,
July 4, 2014

EDITED COLLECTION: The Thing Itself -- Performance Phenomenology // DEADLINE 31 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Stuart Grant, Monash University and Matthew Wagner, University of Surrey
contact email: 
stuart.grant@monash.edu; m.wagner@surrey.ac.uk

We seek contributions from scholars and practitioners to a volume that will form the first comprehensive book on phenomenology and performance.

Working Through Environmental Unlikeness: Ecology and Nature in the Humanities, April 5th 2014

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
sju.grad.conference2014@gmail.com

The St.

Researching Performance For / By/ With Young People


full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for Theatre Research / Association Canadienne de la Recherche Théâtrale Conference
contact email: 
heatherff@gmail.com; mendonca@yorku.ca

Child, baby, girl, boy, youth, juvenile, adolescent, young adult, young people are all age-bounded categories, laden with assumptions about who does and does not belong to them.

UBCO Graduate Conference - Rethinking Sustainability: New Critical and Cultural Horizons - May 2 – 3, 2014, Kelowna, BC

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia Okanagan IGSA
contact email: 
igsconference2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sarah de Leeuw, University of Northern British Columbia

Call for Papers Mnemonics Graduate Summer School ‘Media of Memory’ (Stockholm, 21-23 August 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Pieter Vermeulen, Stockholm University
contact email: 
mnemonics@english.su.se

For the third edition of its annual summer school, the Mnemonics network, an international collaborative initiative for graduate education in memory studies, invites paper proposals that address the r

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