category: film and television

The Velvet Light Trap Issue #79: Serials, Seriality and Serialization

full name / name of organization: 
The Velvet Light Trap
contact email: 
velvetlighttrap.austin@gmail.com

Last year’s Serial found remarkable success not merely by crafting a compelling story, but by embracing the narrative form highlighted in the very title of the podcast.

Conference, ‘The Child of the Century’: Reading and Writing Short Fiction Across Media, Edge Hill University, UK ,13-14 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
European Network for Short Fiction Research
contact email: 
coxa@edgehill.ac.uk

Writing in 1936, Elizabeth Bowen said: ‘The short story is a young art; as we now know it, it is the child of this century.

CFP: Special Themed Issue on James Bond: Spectre and the Daniel Craig Era (Aug 21, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Lisa Funnell/University of Oklahoma and Dr. Klaus Dodds/Royal Holloway, University of London
contact email: 
lfunnell@ou.edu and K.Dodds@rhul.ac.uk

CFP: Special Themed Issue on James Bond: Spectre and the Daniel Craig Era
The Journal of Popular Film and Television

ReFocus: The Films of William Castle

full name / name of organization: 
Murray Leeder
contact email: 
murray.leeder@nucleus.com

William Castle will probably forever be remembered first as “The Master of Gimmicks” and “The Abominable Showman”: the director of exciting gimmick films like Macabre (1958), House on Haunted

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

full name / name of organization: 
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

CFP African American/Black Studies 2016 SWPCA conference EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
dolson@uta.edu

CFP: African American / Black Studies Area

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
37th Annual Conference, February 10-13, 2016
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Call for Chapter Submissions for a Book on the Politics of Healthcare in America

full name / name of organization: 
Aaron Ogletree
contact email: 
ogletreeaaron@aol.com

Politics of Healthcare in America: Current Perspectives is a proposed book, to be edited by Aaron Ogletree, exploring the political, social, and economics forces that shape health care in the United S

ReFocus: The Films of William Castle

full name / name of organization: 
Murray Leeder
contact email: 
murray.leeder@nucleus.com

CFP: ReFocus: The Films of William Castle

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: (Un)Stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found - March 19, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2016@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: (Un)Stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found

“There will be time / to prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet.”­ Eliot, Prufrock

Acacia Group's Philip K. Dick Conference April 29th & 30th

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group at California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
dsandner@fullerton.edu

Call for Papers for the Acacia Group’s Philip K. Dick Conference to be held at Cal State Fullerton, April 29-30, 2016. Confirmed Special Guests: Dr.

(Un)stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found - March 19, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2016@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: (Un)Stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found

“There will be time / to prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet.”­ Eliot, Prufrock

[UPDATE] CFP: SWPACA Myth and Fairy Tales Area (11/15/15; 2/10-13/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
sheila.dooley@utrgv.edu

Abstracts/Proposals extended due date: 15 November 2015
Submit proposals to:
http://conference2016.southwestpca.org

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association’s 37th Annual Conference

50 Shades of Popular Culture 18th-21st February 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Facta Ficta Research Centre
contact email: 
50shadesofpopculture@gmail.com

International Conference 50 Shades of Popular Culture, Kraków (Poland) 18th-21st February 2016

CFP: Geek & Pop Culture--deadline extended to 11/15/15 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
KELane@nwosu.edu

Join us for the 37th annual conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association, February 10-13, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center in beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexic

Power & Politics in Print

full name / name of organization: 
Calgary Free Exchange Graduate Conference, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

Call For Papers: "Power & Politics in Print,” University of Calgary Free Exchange Graduate Conference: March 4¬-6, 2016 freeex@ucalgary.ca

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Money Talks: Inequality and North American Identity (Deadline Extended - 30/11/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of North American Studies
contact email: 
editors@49thparalleljournal.org.

http://49thparalleljournal.org/

Journal of Dracula Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Anne DeLong/Curt Herr
contact email: 
journalofdraculastudies@kutztown.edu

We invite manuscripts of scholarly articles (4000-6000 words) on any of the following: Bram Stoker, the novel Dracula, the historical Dracula, the vampire in folklore, fiction, film, popular culture,

Red on Red: A Symposium on Post-Socialist Art and Critical Theory (April 8-9, 2016, Yale University)

full name / name of organization: 
Marijeta Bozovic, Fabrizio Fenghi, Julia Chan, Marta Figlerowicz
contact email: 
julia.chan@yale.edu

A discernible boom in politically engaged, leftist art practices and critical theory is underway in Eastern Europe and Russia, China, and in post-socialist countries of the Global South.

CFP Edited Collection on Shakespearean Adaptations; Submission deadline 12/01/15

full name / name of organization: 
Verena Theile/North Dakota State University
contact email: 
verena.theile@ndsu.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for a collection of essays that will explore Shakespearean adaptations as statements, often assertions about the nature of the work they engage.

CFP: Digital Humanities Area, SWPACA, February 10-13, 2016. Deadline extended to November 15

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
d.oberhelman@okstate.edu

Please join us for the 37th annual conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association, February 10-13, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Silent Cinema and the Transition to Sound (Stirling, 23-4 May)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Neely/ University of Stirling
contact email: 
sarah.neely@stir.ac.uk

Silent Cinema and the Transition to Sound
The MacRobert Arts Centre, University of Stirling
23rd-24th May 2016
Colloquium
CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE: Deadline Nov.15, 2015] Call for Papers: Film Theory and Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (37th Annual)
contact email: 
jenkinsj@u.arizona.edu

Proposals are now being sought for review in the Film Theory and Aesthetics Area. Review begins immediately and continues until November 15, 2015.

Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality"

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

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

[Update] Film Studies Area [Deadline Extended]

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association, Feb 10-13, 2016, Albuquerque, New Mexico
contact email: 
allen.redmon@tamuct.edu

The deadline for proposals has been extended to November 15, 2015 for the Film Studies Area at the 2016 SWPACA Conference.

CFP / Conference Announcement -- Shakespeare the Next 400 Years (Kronborg Castle, Helsingør, Denmark, April 22-24, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ema Vyroubalova (Trinity College Dublin)
contact email: 
vyroubae@td.ie

THE ELSINORE CONFERENCE: An Interdisciplinary Event (Drama, Literature, Film) on the Legacy and Future of Shakespeare's Work
April 22-24, 2016
Kronborg Castle, Helsingør, Denmark

The Sacramental Text Reconsidered - Special Issue - Christianity & Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Christianity & Literature
contact email: 
cal@apu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Christianity & Literature
Special Issues:
“THE SACRAMENTAL TEXT RECONSIDERED”

Special Issues - Christianity & Literature - "Sincerity"

full name / name of organization: 
Christianity & Literature
contact email: 
mjsmith@apu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Christianity & Literature
Two Special Issues:
“SINCERITY”

Special Issue Editors: Matthew J. Smith and Caleb Spencer

The Poetics of Place: Performing Selves In and Beyond Cities March 10-11 2016

full name / name of organization: 
13th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
UdeMEGC2016@gmail.com

In The Production of Space, Henri Lefebvre describes the city as “a production and reproduction of human beings by human beings.” This conference aims to explore the poetics of (non)urban spaces a

Classical Representations in Popular Culture, February 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Southwestern Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
bhaller@vwc.edu

The Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) will once again be sponsoring sessions on CLASSICAL REPRESENTATIONS IN POPULAR CULTURE at their 37th annual conference, February 10-13, 20

Call for chapters for edited volume: Susanne Bier's Oeuvre: Transnationality, Genre, Ethics and Authorship

full name / name of organization: 
Meryl Shriver-Rice, Miami Dade College; Mimi Nielsen, University of Washington
contact email: 
mshriver@mdc.edu, mimi.nielsen@comcast.net

Call for chapters for edited volume:
Susanne Bier's Oeuvre: Transnationality, Genre, Ethics and Authorship

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster Area [Deadline Extension to 11/15]

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Feb. 10-13th, 2016
contact email: 
trayers.shane@gmail.com

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster in Culture
Area of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
37th Annual Conference

[UPDATE] CFP: Stardom and Fandom, SW PCA/ACA (11/15/15; 2/10-13/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Lynn Zubernis/Southwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
lzubernis@wcupa.edu

Proposal deadline extended 2 weeks!! We have lots of awesome papers for this year's conference, and would welcome more -

Advertising and Consumer Culture November 15 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Cultural Association
contact email: 
patricia.boyd@asu.edu

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
37th Annual Conference
February 10-13, 2016 - Albuquerque, NM
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
http://www.southwestpca.org

Special Issue on Short-Form Media

full name / name of organization: 
The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
cynfile@earthlink.net

The Projector is developing an issue on the general subject of short form media that will include both essays and artist-submitted short media.

EXTENDED DEADLINE for American West Panel!

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
larry.vanmeter@gmail.com

Come to Albuquerque! This panel is seeking papers on any aspect of the American West in Literature or Film.

American West in Literature and Film

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