category: film and television

Love, Lust & Longing: Rethinking Intimacy, 4th International Symposium (Angers, France: Monday 1st to Wednesday 3rd of September

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alejandro Cervantes-Carson, General Coordinator, International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
acc@alternative-academia.net

International Network for Alternative Academia - Extends a general invitation to participate

4th International Symposium: Love, Lust and Longing: Rethinking Intimacy

CFP: The Golden Age of Television Drama An area of multiple panels for the 2014 Film & History Conference: Golden Ages: Styles,

full name / name of organization: 
Film and History Conference
contact email: 
brfaucette@gmail.com

Area: The Golden Age of Television Drama

[UPDATE, Deadline Extended] Call for Papers for a New Series of Online Articles: “The End of Heterosexuality?”

full name / name of organization: 
The Qouch www.theqouch.com
contact email: 
theqouch@gmail.com

The Qouch is now accepting submissions for an on-going series of articles on the theme “The End of Heterosexuality?”

Appalachian Literature, SAMLA, November 7-9, 2014 Atlanta, GA; CFP due June 1

full name / name of organization: 
Carved from the Mountains: Defining Sustainability in the Appalachian Region
contact email: 
sarawest@email.uark.edu

In following with the SAMLA 86 theme of “Sustainability and the Humanities,” this session will explore the idea of sustainability as it relates to the Appalachian region.

[UPDATE] DECADENCE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

[DEADLINE EXTENDED: Please note the new deadline of May 23, 2014, and the newly announced keynote speakers.]
Decadence: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Art/Literature/Music as Satire and Social Commentary in the 21st Century

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

We require articles on political and cultural subjects for issue 3 of The New Union. For more information and to see our current issue, visit www.new-union.co.uk.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers on Television, MPCA/ACA Conference October 3-5 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Television Area Chair
contact email: 
barkerc@indiana.edu

Update: The deadline for submissions has been extended to May 15, 2014.

CALL FOR PAPERS ON TELEVISION

Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association 2014 Conference

Oct. 3-5, 2014

Feminism and Pop Culture: Feminist Literature and Theory Panel

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA: South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
SRountree3@gsu.edu

When Beyoncé featured an audio clip of Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's TED Talk "We Should All Be Feminists" in her 2013 single "Flawless," she helped to fuel the resurgence of feminism as

[UPDATE] Between Journal (journal issue) "Technology, Imagination, Narrative Forms" (Vol. 4, n. 8, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Between Journal (University of Cagliari, Italy)
contact email: 
lesposito@unite.it, aruggiero@unite.it, emanuela.piga@gmail.com

In the last decades, especially since the inception of digital literature, the impact of new technologies on narrative forms has been increasingly discussed: from George P.

CFP: Melancholy Ethics – Ecocriticism and the Moving Image in a Planetary Age, July 5-6, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Program Committee of the Association for Studies of Culture and Representation
contact email: 
conference@repre.org

CFP: Melancholy Ethics – Ecocriticism and the Moving Image in a Planetary Age

MASCULINITIES: A Journal of Identity and Culture - CFP for Second Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Initiative for Critical Studies of Masculinities (ICSM)
contact email: 
sayilan.gulden@gmail.com

Critical studies on men and masculinities is a developing and interdisciplinary field of inquiry, flourished in association with the feminist and LGBTQ studies since its establishment in the 1980’s

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: "Heroes in Popular Culture"- MPCA Conference, Indianapolis, IN. Oct. 3-5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Jef Burnham, DePaul University
contact email: 
jefburnham@gmail.com

Extended Submission Deadline: May 15, 2014

[Update] [Deadline Extended] Edited Collection: Memory in Popular Culture [abstracts due 6/1/14]

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Urbanski
contact email: 
memoryinsf_book@icloud.com

Upcoming collection on memory in popular culture, under contract with McFarland and Company, seeks proposals for academic essays on the complex role of rhetorical and social memory in science fiction,

2014 MPCA/ACA Conference: Animation and Anime -- DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 15

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Mark Gellis/Kettering University
contact email: 
mgellis@kettering.edu

Call for Papers.

Reconstruction, Conservation, Restoration: Reconciling the Past through Word and Image

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
e.r.rogers@dundee.ac.uk

‘Renaissance literary works are no longer regarded either as a fixed set of texts…that contain their own determinate meanings or as a stable set of reflections of historical facts that lie beyond

Don DeLillo (Special Issue of Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon)

full name / name of organization: 
Crystal Alberts/University of North Dakota
contact email: 
crystal.alberts@und.edu

To mark the 45th anniversary of DeLillo’s debut novel and his decades of influence, Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon, an open access, peer reviewed e-journal of scholarly work pertaining to th

BIRTH STUDIES AREA MPCA/ACA Oct. 3-5, 2014 (deadline extended, May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd A. Comer, Defiance College
contact email: 
proftod@gmail.com

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN, at the JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: May 15, 2014

CFP Special Issue on Digital Culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
cbaron@bgsu.edu

The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture is seeking submissions for a special issue on digital culture.

CFP: Disney and its Worlds Approved Session (at PAMLA Conference 10/31 - 11/2/2014): Proposals due May 15

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
axelrod@oxy.edu

Looking for paper proposals for approved "Disney and its Worlds" session for the 2014 PAMLA Conference in Riverside, CA (October 31 - November 2, 2014).

Laughter in the Digital Age -- A Special Issue of Comedy Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze, University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
peter.c.kunze@gmail.com

“Laughter in the Digital Age”
Special Issue of Comedy Studies
Guest Editor: Peter C. Kunze, University at Albany, SUNY

CFP Subculture: MPCA/ACA 2014 Annual Conference - DEADLINE MAY 15

full name / name of organization: 
Morgan Shipley / Area Chair
contact email: 
subcultures2014@gmail.com

Call for Proposals:

SUBCULTURE

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association/

American Culture Association Conference

Proposal Submission Deadline: May 15, 2014

[UPDATE] First International Conference in Iran on Shakespeare Studies (ICISS) November 26-27, 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

Screening the Non/human: Animals Representations in Visual Media

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
contact email: 
debate@binghamton.edu

Screening the Non/human:
Animals Representations in Visual Media

MSA 16: The Other Senses of Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
Yaron Aronowicz/ Princeton University
contact email: 
yaronowi@princeton.edu

Marginalised Mainstream 2014: Disguise conference, 28-29 November, London, UK [ABSTRACT DEADLINE: 30 May 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2014
contact email: 
hello@marginalisedmainstream.com

Keynote Speakers: Dr Bronwen Thomas (Bournemouth University), Dr Naomi Braithwaite (Nottingham Trent University)

Sidekicks and Underlings - Oct. 3-4, 2014 - Bordeaux, France

full name / name of organization: 
CLIMAS, Université Bordeaux-Montaigne, France
contact email: 
Nathalie.Jaeck@u-bordeaux-montaigne.fr, Jean-Paul.Gabilliet@u-bordeaux-montaigne.fr

Sidekicks and Underlings
Université Bordeaux-Montaigne
Bordeaux - Oct. 3-4, 2014.

Iain Banks: Critical Essays - Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
A Gylphi Contemporary Writers: Critical Essays Series volume
contact email: 
drjimbyatt@gmail.com

Iain Banks: Critical Essays

CALL FOR PAPERS

Edited Jim Byatt, Foreword by Ken MacLeod

A Gylphi Contemporary Writers: Critical Essays Series volume
Series Editor: Sarah Dillon

[UPDATE] Nineteenth Century Popular Culture deadline 5/15 (Midwest PCA/ACA October 3-5 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
eclark@smumn.edu

Call for Papers:
NINETEENTH CENTURY POPULAR CULTURE
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5
JW Marriott Indianapolis

CFP for SAMLA 2014 Panel: Adaptations of Spanish America

full name / name of organization: 
Elena Lahr-Vivaz, Rutgers University, Newark
contact email: 
elahrvivaz@gmail.com

We invite papers that focus on adaptations of (or to) Spanish America, construing adaptation in the widest sense possible (from literature to film, film to print, or stage to screen, for example).

CFP: Living-Room Wars: American Militarism on the Small Screen

full name / name of organization: 
Stacy Takacs and Anna Froula
contact email: 
stacy.takacs@okstate.edu; froulaa@ecu.edu

The television industry in the United States was born of the early military-corporate alliance that resulted in the formation of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) in 1917.

Call for Proposals - Critical Information Conference - due June 30th

full name / name of organization: 
School of Visual Arts, MFA Art Criticism & Writing Program
contact email: 
criticalinformationsva@gmail.com

Critical Information
Graduate Student Conference

Hosted by the MFA program in Art Criticism & Writing
at the School of Visual Arts, New York City, December 6, 2014

UPDATE (contact e-mail update): CFP - FIGURATIONS OF INTERMEDIALITY IN FILM - Conference, Cluj, RO, 24-25 Oct.2014

full name / name of organization: 
Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania
contact email: 
2014.intermedia.figurations@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

The IAFOR North American Conference on Media, Film and Cultural Studies - 18-21 September, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
nacmfcs@iafor.org

Conference Themes 2014: “Individual, Community, Society: Conflict, Resolution & Synergy”, and “Borderlands of Becoming, Belonging, and Sharing”

English for specific purposes (ESP)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Alka Singh Assistant Professor of English Department of Humanities and Other Studies Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University Lucknow - 226012, U P, INDIA Email: blueeyemini@gmail.com
contact email: 
blueeyemini@gmail.com

English for specific purposes (ESP)

For a proposed edited book I seek some serious papers examining any aspect of English for Specific Purposes (ESP).
The following are the broad areas:

[UPDATE] CFP: Edited Collection on Bruce Springsteen for Routledge Studies in Popular Music Series

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Wolff / Rowan University
contact email: 
wolffspringsteencollection@gmail.com

I am soliciting abstracts by scholars from all disciplines, including scholar-fans and fan-scholars, to be considered for inclusion in an edited collection on Bruce Springsteen

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