category: film and television

Utopian bodies and media, October 20-22 Delta Hotel, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Leverhulme International Research Network "Imaginaries of the Future"
contact email: 
adam.stock@ncl.ac.uk

Call for Proposals (Deadline 1 September 2014)
Utopian Bodies and Media
Montreal, QC, Canada 21 – 22 October 2014
Inaugural symposium of the Leverhulme International Research Network

Theater/Performance Studies Panel at El Mundo Zurdo/Gloria Anzaldúa Conference (May 27-30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Gloria Anzaldúa
contact email: 
Trevor.Boffone@gmail.com

Theater and Performance Studies Panel

El Mundo Zurdo 2015: Memoria y Conocimiento, Interdisciplinary Anzaldúan Studies--Archive, Legacy, and Thought
May 27-30, 2014
Austin, Texas

Comparative Ideology and Adaptation

full name / name of organization: 
European Network for Comparative Literary Studies
contact email: 
mark.wallace5@mail.dcu.ie

ENCLS-CLAI Congress – Ireland 24-28 August 2015
Call for proposals for a panel on: Comparative Ideology and Adaptation

[UPDATE] “Thinking Through Deleuze: Nomadic Subjects, Global Citizenship and Posthumanism” February 6-8, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Brock University
contact email: 
deleuze.canada@gmail.com

Call for Papers

“Thinking Through Deleuze: Nomadic Subjects, Global Citizenship and Posthumanism” Brock University, Canada
February 6th to 8th, 2015.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

UPDATE: Otherness and Transgression in Celebrity and Fan Cultures - DEADLINE Aug 22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Aarhus University - Cultural Transformations Research Group
contact email: 
otcelebrityfan@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE: AUGUST 22, 2014
LOCATION: AARHUS UNIVERSITY, DENMARK.

Conference Dates: November 21-22, 2014
Keynote Speaker: Matt Hills

[UPDATE] Extended deadline: The Banalization of War (submissions due December 30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
collit@wcupa.edu

CFP: JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUE: THE BANALIZATION OF WAR
Issue editors: Graham MacPhee and Angela Naimou

War both establishes and destabilizes the fundamental distinctions between civilian and combatant, compatriot and alien, and the lawful and the illegitimate. Yet arguably there is another set of distinctions whose fragility has been exposed by the new modes of military violence emerging post–9/11, namely that between emergency and routine, crisis and continuity, the spectacular and the prosaic, the extraordinary and the banal. Military violence, traditionally justifiable only as the temporary suspension of the norms of civility in a state of exception, seems to be becoming increasingly routine and everyday

[UPDATE] Limina Journal Volume 20.2 "Fear and Loathing"

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Volume 20.2

Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies

SUBMISSIONS CLOSING SOON: 30 AUGUST 2014

Forms of Talk - ACLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
amyrwong@ucla.edu

“Forms of Talk” takes into account the multifaceted achievements of “talk,” as distinct from related categories like speech, voice, discourse, dialogue, communication, or even conversation.

THE GOOD LIFE AND THE GREATER GOOD IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT (Deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Savu Walker
contact email: 
laura_savu@yahoo.com

Dear colleagues,

Mystery and Detective Fiction - PCA/ACA 2015 (New Orleans, April 1-4)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
marla.arbach@gmail.com; patrick.k.russell@uconn.edu

The Mystery & Detective Fiction Area of the Popular Culture Association invites proposals for the annual conference. We seek proposals—for individual papers as well as for panels—on all aspects and periods of mystery and detective fiction, including history, criticism, theory, and current trends.

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock Issue—Interdisciplinary Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Alfred Hitchcock Issue—Interdisciplinary Humanities

Deadline: November 1, 2014
Spring 2015 - Alfred Hitchcock
Guest Editor: Michael Howarth

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 11-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
36th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 11-14, 2015

[UPDATE] How to Feel About Affect (23-25 Oct. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at the University of Florida
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

How to Feel About Affect
English Graduate Organization at the University of Florida
23-25 October 2014
Keynote: Jonathan Flatley (Wayne State University)

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
molly_hall@my.uri.edu

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.

Film Studies (2/11-14, 2015; abstract due Nov. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
36th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
allen.redmon@tamuct.edu

Borders, Boundaries, and Margins

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
15sala2015@gmail.com

CFP: Borders, Boundaries, and Margins
15th Annual South Asian Literary Association (SALA) Conference
6-7 January 2015, Vancouver, Canada

Adaptation Section of the 2015 PCA/ACA National Conference in New Orleans, April 1-4

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
gjellenik@uca.edu

Adaptation and Intertextuality

REMINDER: SOUTHERN STUDIES CONFERENCE 6-7 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
jhavard@aum.edu

Now in its seventh year, the AUM Liberal Arts Conference in Southern Studies invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. Topics may include but are not limited to:

Call for book chapters: On the other side of the sterile field: Medicine and the media

full name / name of organization: 
valentina marinescu
contact email: 
marinescu.valentina@gmail.com

Overview of the Book:
Through a collection of original contributions, this book seeks to provide readers with new perspectives on the current research inthe relation between medicine and media.

Myth, Womanhood, Mother/Sisterhood in Latina Lit (Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
Trevor Boffone
contact email: 
Trevor.Boffone@gmail.com

Myth, Womanhood, Mother/Sisterhood in Chicana/Latina Literature and Performance Panel

2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference
April 23-25, 2015

Impassioned Britain: Familial and Divine Depictions of Feeling (1707 - 1907), Liverpool, 15-17 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Embodiments Research Group at the University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Impassioned Britain: Familial and Divine Depictions of Feeling (1707 - 1907)
University of Liverpool, 15-17 July 2015

College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Graham MacPhee / College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
collit@wcupa.edu

College Literature is an international, peer-reviewed academic journal published in partnership with Johns Hopkins University Press. CL is dedicated to publishing high quality, original, and innovative scholarly research from across the discipline of literary studies. The journal is currently considering manuscripts for publication in our general issues forthcoming in 2015 (Volume 42).

Call for Papers for Edited Collection: Children in the Films of Steven Spielberg

full name / name of organization: 
Adrian Schober/Monash University
contact email: 
beatles9@optusnet.com.au

Editors: Adrian Schober and Debbie Olson

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.

Mythology in Contemporary Culture, April 1-4,2015

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association, National Annual Conference
contact email: 
earth2k8@mac.com 

Mythology in Contemporary Culture

Edited Collection on Charlie Brooker

full name / name of organization: 
Charlie Brooker: Critical Perspectives
contact email: 
charliebrookercollection@outlook.com

*Deadline: 15th September*

Conference On Middle-earth 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Conference On Middle-earth
contact email: 
programming@3rdcome.org

The Conference On Middle-earth 2015 solicits papers, paper proposals, and panel proposals from scholars interested in any aspect of The Worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien.

CALL FOR PAPER: Issue 4 of LIQUID BLACKNESS issue on "FLUID RADICALISMS" -- DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
liquid blackness
contact email: 
liquidblackness@gsu.edu

liquid blackness invites abstracts for its no. 4 issue titled “fluid radicalisms”

Beyond First Lady: The Political and Social Discourse of Hillary Rodham Clinton and the 2016 Election (10/6/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Michele Lockhart & Kathleen Mollick
contact email: 
politicalwomenproject@gmail.com

Michele Lockhart and Kathleen Mollick seek contributors for their third collection of essays considering political women and leadership.

TALKING BODIES: IDENTITY, SEXUALITY, REPRESENTATION

full name / name of organization: 
The Talking Bodies Project, incorporating Talking Minds
contact email: 
talkingbodies@chester.ac.uk

HOST: Dr Emma L. E. Rees, the Department of English, University of Chester, UK

DATES: 31st March – 2nd April 2015

VENUE: The University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, CH1 4BJ, UK

Cross-cultural Studies Call for Papers Vol. 1, No.12 (Deadline: September 15th, 2014.)

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Cross-cultural Studies (CFCS), NCCU
contact email: 
cfcs@nccu.edu.tw & cfcsjournal@gmail.com

Cross-cultural Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal published by Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, and has been indexed in the THCI (T

Questioning Boundaries: New Applications of Black Transnationalism--NeMLA (April 30-May 3, 2015, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jmurra24@kent.edu

The Northeast Modern Language Association Conference will take place in Toronto, Ontario, April 30-May 3, 2015.

California State University Shakespeare Symposium (April 30th-May 1st, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Stanislaus
contact email: 
shakespeare@csustan.edu

The symposium committee invites proposals for papers and presentations on any aspect of the works of William Shakespeare.

[UPDATE] Teaching College Literature (ongoing)

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Pigeon, Teaching College Literature (TCL)
contact email: 
rpigeon@csusb.edu

Have you taught a terrific literature class recently? Contributions are solicited for Teaching College Literature, a web resource focused on teaching English literature at the college/university level.

CFP: Panel on Fan Spaces at PCA/ACA conference, New Orleans (Apr. 1-4, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)
contact email: 
ejnielsen@northwestern.edu

As the popularity of this year’s San Diego Comic Con proved, fan spaces are increasingly important culturally and financially.

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