category: film and television

[UPDATE] Keynote Announcement for IU English - "Digesting Discourses" #iuic16

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Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are very excited to announce our 2016 keynote speaker, Dr. Roopali Mukherjee, Associate Professor of Media Studies at Queens College!

Framing the Self(ie): Heterogeneity of Identities in (non)spaces

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Romance Langues and Literature Grad Students Association
contact email: 
ubromance@gmail.com

Identity is a complex, multi-faceted, often fragmented negotiation of social subjects and actors, yet it remains a central motif of human existence.

[UPDATE] Variations 24 - Origins (2016)

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University of Zurich - Variations
contact email: 
variations@rom.uzh.ch

Call for papers – Variations 24 (2015)

"Realizing the Unreal: Victorian Speculative fiction in Context" - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 30TH NOVEMBER

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The Confidential Clerk: Journal of the Centre for Victorian Studies
contact email: 
cvs.journal@gmail.com

The Confidential Clerk (ISSN 2454-6100), an open-access, peer-reviewed journal of the Centre for Victorian Studies, Jadavpur University, seeks contributions for its 2015/16 issue, ‘Realizing the Unr

SIGHTLINES - University of Toronto Cinema Studies Graduate Student Conference

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Cinema Studies Graduate Student Union
contact email: 
sightlines2016@gmail.com

Our conference, Sightlines, takes into consideration the sound [saɪt]* and all that it encompasses.

Significations: Celebrating Christopher Isherwood

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English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations.csula@gmail.com

Call For Papers

Illinois Medieval Association Conference: Feb. 26-27 2016 [UPDATE]

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Illinois Medieval Association
contact email: 
tkovalcik@millikin.edu

Below is the original call for papers. We have an exciting collection of proposals and are looking forward to a tremendous conference.

[UPDATE] CFP Indian Shakespeares on Screen April 2016

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Birmingham, RHUL, York, Boston, QMUL & Warwick
contact email: 
shakespeareandbollywood@gmail.com

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Indian Shakespeares on Screen

Special issue - 'ELSEWHERE' - 29 Feb 2016

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Antae
contact email: 
antaejournal@gmail.com

"The wonder opened up elsewhere. The things we don’t do."

"Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood

Symposium Reading the Present through the Past - 4 March 2016

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Daný van Dam / The Netherlands Research School for Literature
contact email: 
vandamhd@cardiff.ac.uk

Reading the Present through the Past
Forms and Trajectories of Neo-Historical Fiction

Call for Papers

One-day symposium, 4 March 2016

CfP Participation in Media Cultures: Studying Participation within Immigration Societies

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Media Studies, University of Tuebingen, Prof. Dr. Tanja Thomas & Dr. Miriam Stehling
contact email: 
miriam.stehling@uni-tuebingen.de

Deadline for Applications: December 15th, 2015

Date: April 5-8, 2016
Location: Institute of Media Studies, University of Tuebingen
Organizers: Prof. Dr. Tanja Thomas & Dr. Miriam Stehling

Science Fiction and the Medical Humanities, 4th July 2016

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University of Glasgow
contact email: 
arts-scifimedhums@glasgow.ac.uk

The Wellcome Trust-funded Science Fiction and the Medical Humanities project invites abstracts for its concluding conference.

Journal: Language and Semiotic Studies

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Soochow University
contact email: 
lass@suda.edu.cn

Language and Semiotic Studies is a peer-reviewed academic journal of international scope.

Geographies of Interruption: Body, Location, and Experience, April 8, 2016, University of Rochester

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Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies
contact email: 
SBAI2016conf@gmail.com

The 23rd Annual Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies International Graduate Conference

UPDATE Archi-textuality: Explorations of text and writing. April 16-17, 2016 at CSUN

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The California State University at Northridge Department of English Annual Conference Archi-textuality
contact email: 
agsestdicconference@gmail.com

The CSUN Department of English Annual Conference
Archi-textuality

ON: April 16-17, 2016
AT: 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330

[UPDATE] “Chat with an Editor” at the MLA Convention, Austin, January 8–9, 2016

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Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ)
contact email: 
gmacphee@wcupa.edu

MLA members—especially junior faculty and graduate students—are invited to meet with a journal editor to discuss their writing for academic publication. This is an invaluable opportunity to develop your scholarship by meeting with editors from some of the top journals in the discipline, including Contemporary Literature, Modernism/Modernity, MELUS, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, and Verge: Studies in Global Asias, among others.

CFP Journal of English and Spanish Studies VERBEIA (Deadline 15th January, 2016)

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Faculty of Social Sciences and Education/ Camilo José Cela University, Madrid (Spain)
contact email: 
Editor : Sonia Sánchez (editoraverbeia@ucjc.edu)

Verbeia is an international open-access scientific journal dealing with two philological fields:

[UPDATE] Object Emotions: Polemics

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University of Cambridge
contact email: 
padmamaitland@berkeley.edu

Deadline extended to December 1, 2015

Graduate Conference: Slow Aesthetics and the Moving Image

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Department of Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Chicago
contact email: 
slowaesthetics@gmail.com

Still Walking, Still Sleeping, Still Life: Slow Aesthetics and the Moving Image

12th Annual Graduate Student Conference of the Department of Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Chicago

CFP: THE MATTER OF RESISTANCE CONFERENCE (April 26, 2016)

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University of Warwick
contact email: 
mattersofresistance@gmail.com

The Matter of Resistance Conference University of Warwick

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Howard Caygill (Philosophy, Kingston)
Dr. Priyamvada Gopal (English, Cambridge)

Shakespeare and the Object

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Rivista Costellazioni
contact email: 
rivistacostellazioni@gmail.com

In the year of the four hundredth anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare (1616-2016), the first issue of the journal Costellazioni will be devoted to Shakespearean drama, considered from a pa

REMINDER: M Wynn Thomas Prize for outstanding work in the field of Welsh Writing in English

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Alyce von Rothkirch / Swansea University
contact email: 
a.v.von.rothkirch@swansea.ac.uk

M. Wynn Thomas Prize 2016

Powerful Women (Publication date: Winter 2016)

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Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
gender-forum@uni-koeln.de

“Everyday Americans need a champion. And I wannabe that champion!” (Clinton’s campaign video 2015)

Queer Cinema (Publication date: Fall 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
gender-forum@uni-koeln.de

Ever since the momentous success of Ang Lee’s western-drama Brokeback Mountain, queer film has increasingly reached the mainstream.

The Life of the Child’s Mind: Education & Intellect in Contemporary Literature for Young People - MLA17 ChLA sponsored session

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David Aitchison/ Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
david.c.aitchison@gmail.com

This proposed session sponsored by the Children's Literature Association will consider the status of the intellectual life of the child in modern and contemporary literature for young people.

[UPDATE] Margins: Rhetoric and Place in the Digital Now

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Clemson University English Department
contact email: 
digitalmargins@gmail.com

Margins: Rhetoric and Place in the Digital Now

Clemson University English Department

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sidney I. Dobrin, University of Florida

Call for Original Creative Work - Deadline December 21, 2015

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Mayo Review Creative Publication Journal- Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
MayoReview@gmail.com

We are interested in the best unpublished work in a variety of genres. Please submit no more than five pieces total for consideration.

The Pains of Language

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NYU German
contact email: 
pains.language@gmail.com

The Pains of Language
Graduate Conference at NYU German

Keynote: WERNER HAMACHER (Frankfurt am Main)

April 15-16, 2016
Deutsches Haus at New York University, New York City

CFP: European Writers in Exile; Edited Collection; Abstracts 12/15/15

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Jeff Birkenstein
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

CFP: European Writers in Exile

“Terrible Beauty” (April 15 -17, 2016)

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University of Virginia
contact email: 
terriblebeauty2016@gmail.com

We take our title from W. B. Yeats’ poem “Easter, 1916” to invite new takes on an old tune: the relation of aesthetics to politics.

The Food Issue / La bouffe en question - Call for Artistic Submissions, January 8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse Journal
contact email: 
elise.couture.grondin@mail.utoronto.ca

*La version française suit

The Food Issue / La bouffe en question
Call for Artistic Submissions, Transverse journal
Issue 15

Cognition and Neuroethics in Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cognition and Neuroethics
contact email: 
miller@cognethic.org

Unrestrained by time, space, and technology, if the expression of both the failings and ideals of humanity can be interrogated across these narratives, then the degree by which they articulate cogniti

Extended Deadline >> 30 Nov<<<< Post-Screen Conferences

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Post-Screen: International Festival of Art, New Media and Cybercultures
contact email: 
postscreenfestival@gmail.com

Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality" SUBMISSIONS DUE DEC. 11

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Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Call for Works
Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality”

Gothic Studies Bloggers Needed (November-December 2015)

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International Gothic Association
contact email: 
ben.e.noad@gmail.com; t.bicakci@lancaster.ac.uk; winterc@uvic.ca

The International Gothic Association is looking for vibrant postgraduate or early-career academics to voice their dark arts researches to a wide ranging and dynamic community of leading Gothic scholar

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