category: film and television

CFP : Representing Racial Science (Due Sept. 30 for NeMLA March 15-18)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2012 (March 15-18, Rochester, NY)
contact email: 
shawn.salvant@uconn.edu

Representing Racial Science

2012 NeMLA Convention Panel
March 15-18 -- Rochester, NY
www.nemla.org

It All Ended: Harry Potter and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
contact email: 
jrussell@dmu.ac.uk

It All Ended.
Harry Potter and Popular Culture.

A one-day conference hosted by De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.

Friday 29th February 2012.

Different Art: New Essays on Disability and Arts (abstracts due October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Edited by Christopher R Smit and Raphael Raphael
contact email: 
Csmit@calvin.edu, rraphael@hawaii.edu

Different Art: New Essays on Disability and Art
Call for Essays and Artist Statements

Deadline: September 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology
contact email: 
Jonathan Goldman (jgoldm03@nyit.edu) and/or Tom Jacobs (tjacob02@nyit.edu).

New York Institute of Technology's 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference:
MODERNIST MANHATTAN

March 2, 2012
NYIT's Manhattan Campus
16 W. 61st St. (12th Floor Auditorium)

A Brand of Fictional Magic: Imaginative Empathy in Harry Potter, 17-18 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, University of St Andrews
contact email: 
jpp6@st-andrews.ac.uk

Call for Papers (Deadline: 15 November 2011):
A Brand of Fictional Magic: Imaginative Empathy in Harry Potter

A two day conference hosted by
the School of English, University of St Andrews
17-18 May 2012, Kennedy Hall, St Andrews, Scotland

The relentless success of J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series (1997-2007) evokes words like 'phenomenon' and 'catastrophe'. With the conclusion of the film franchise and the launch of Pottermore.com, the series is receiving increased academic consideration in conferences, articles, and monographs. However, relatively little work has been done directly engaging with the series as a literary text. This conference attempts to begin redressing that lack.

Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Sussex
contact email: 
martin@martineve.com

Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon, a new Open Access, peer reviewed e-journal of scholarly work pertaining to the writings of Thomas Pynchon and adjacent fields, seeks articles, reviews and letters for pu

Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association - 33rd Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
33rd Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 8-11, 2012

UPDATE: Performing South Asia at Home and Abroad

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association (SALA)
contact email: 
nbhatia2@uwo.ca, rgairola@uw.edu

PERFORMING SOUTH ASIA AT HOME AND ABROAD

South Asian Literary Association (SALA), Seattle 2012

Keynote Guests: Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak and Charles Johnson

A Conference in Honor of Barbara Hodgdon (Abstract Submission Deadline August 30, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
contact email: 
Sarah Linwick at slinwick@umich.edu

A Conference in Honor of Barbara Hodgdon (Abstract Submission Deadline August 30, 2011)
Held by the Early Modern Colloquium
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
October 15, 2011

Desiring Statues: Statuary, Sexuality and History Conference, 27 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
j.funke@exeter.ac.uk

Desiring Statues: Statuary, Sexuality and History Conference

University of Exeter, 27th April 2012

Keynote Speakers:

Stefano-Maria Evangelista (University of Oxford)

"Mise-en-Scene: Crime" (Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies special topic)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University (Taipei, Taiwan)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 38 No. 1, March 2012
Deadline for Submissions: August 15, 2011

Addiction and Its Others (Cultural Studies Association Conference, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, Mar. 28-Apr. 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Scott St. Pierre, Oklahoma State University
contact email: 
sjsp47@gmail.com

This call is for a panel to be proposed for the 2012 Cultural Studies Association Conference at the University of California, San Diego, March 28-April 1, 2012.

2012 PLJ Calls for Papers - Varied Deadlines

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal: Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Pennsylvania Literary Journal (ISSN#: 2151-3066) is a printed peer-reviewed journal that publishes critical essays, book-reviews, short stories, interviews, photographs, art, and poetry.

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality
contact email: 
joseph@gelfer.net

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is an online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. JMMS is published twice a year with provision for other special editions.

CFP: Queer Mentoring in Contemporary Culture

full name / name of organization: 
10th Annual Cultural Studies Association Conference
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

Conference Dates: March 28th to April 1st 2012
Location: University of California San Diego, U.S.A.
Deadline for abstracts: Sunday, August 28th 2011

The alien in/to the city

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cergy Pontoise, France
contact email: 
Odile Boucher-Rivalain (odile.boucher-rivalain@hotmail.fr) and Stéphane Vanderhaeghe (stephane.vanderhaeghe@u-cergy.fr)

This conference aims at investigating the theme of the “alien in/to the city” in the fields of British and American literature, visual arts and civilisation.

V International Gothic Congress, FFYL, UNAM, Mexico City, March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Gothic Congress
contact email: 
coloquio_gotico@hotmail.com

V International Gothic Congress

‘Gothic Plurality’

Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts—An Interdisciplinary Symposium, March 22-23, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Southern University, Department of English
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Spring 2012 – 14th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium

From Russia with Love: A Critical Reader [25 Sept 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Amit Sarwal, Asst. Prof., Department of English, Rajdhani College (University of Delhi), New Delhi
contact email: 
sarwal.amit!@gmail.com

Call for Papers

From Russia with Love: A Critical Reader

Edited by Amit Sarwal

From Russia with Love: A Critical Reader [25 Sept 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Amit Sarwal, Asst. Prof., Department of English, Rajdhani College (University of Delhi), New Delhi
contact email: 
sarwal.amit!@gmail.com

Call for Papers

From Russia with Love: A Critical Reader

Edited by Amit Sarwal

Sites of Memory, Anamnesis and Representation of Identity (SMARI 2011) Paris International Conference, 21-23 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ars Identitatis, Cultural Research Association
contact email: 
registration@identitatis.org

Deadline for Abstract submission: 25 July. Proceedings will be published, after peer-reviewing process.

CFP: Producing and Consuming Religious Identities in U.S. Media

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference 2012 (Boston, MA)
contact email: 
amanda.rossie@gmail.com

Call for panel participants: SCMS Conference March 21-25, 2012

Panel topic: Producing and Consuming Religious Identity in U.S. Media

(SCMS 2012 Panel) Psycho-Cinema: Technologies of Modern Affect (Deadline 6 Aug 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Ana Olenina and Jeremy Blatter / Harvard University
contact email: 
olenina@fas.harvard.edu

SCMS Conference Panel, March 21-25, 2012, Boston

Psycho-Cinema: Technologies of Modern Affect

[UPDATE]: Special Issue: "Social Transformations from the Mobile Internet"

full name / name of organization: 
Future Internet Journal / Jason Farman
contact email: 
jfarman@umd.edu

Future Internet Journal is publishing a special issue on the "Social Transformations from the Mobile Internet," guest edited by Jason Farman.

Final Call: Aesthetics of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

We are pleased to announce this year’s plenary speakers: Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart.Our final deadline is: 15 July 2011.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Final Call: Aesthetics of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

We are pleased to announce this year’s plenary speakers: Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart.Our final deadline is: 15 July 2011.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Film Comedy and the Limits of Representation -- SCMS: Boston, March 21-25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Maggie Hennefeld / Brown University
contact email: 
margaret_hennefeld@brown.edu

This panel seeks to explore a diverse range of questions, contexts, and ideas about the relationship between film and comedy in order to provide new approaches to problems of representation in cinema.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to August 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com

The editorial collective of disClosure seeks submissions that explore SELF, STORY AND LIFE NARRATIVE as they are understood in a variety of areas and disciplines. Possible topics might include:

Ridley Scott and Philosophy - Edited Collection CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Barkman, Ashley Barkman, and Nancy Kang, eds.
contact email: 
adam_barkman@hotmail.com

The Philosophy of Ridley Scott

Call for Papers - Media Studies and Review

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Media Studies and Review
contact email: 
editor@ijmsr.com

International Journal of Media Studies and Review (ISSN 2162-2043) is a collection of ten quarterly titles with a focus on media and culture.

From Russia with Love: A Critical Reader [25 Sept 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Amit Sarwal, Asst. Prof., Department of English, Rajdhani College (University of Delhi), New Delhi
contact email: 
sarwal.amit!@gmail.com

Call for Papers

From Russia with Love: A Critical Reader

Edited by Amit Sarwal

From Russia with Love: A Critical Reader [25 Sept 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Amit Sarwal, Asst. Prof., Department of English, Rajdhani College (University of Delhi), New Delhi
contact email: 
sarwal.amit!@gmail.com

Call for Papers

From Russia with Love: A Critical Reader

Edited by Amit Sarwal

ARGH! BRAINS! BLOOD! ARGH! ZOMBOSIUM! A symposium on zombies - 28 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Winchester, Hampshire, UK
contact email: 
marcus.leaning@winchester.ac.uk

Locked deep in the bowels of Winchester University a team of deranged (social) scientists from the School of Media and Film have been conducting hideous research into the living dead (clearly ignoring

TV Series Redux: Recycling, Remaking, Resuming. (University of Rouen, France,12-13-14 September 2012 )

full name / name of organization: 
Equipe de Recherche Interdisciplinaire sur les Aires Culturelles (ERIAC), University of Rouen
contact email: 
seriestv.rouen2012@univ-rouen.fr

This interdisciplinary conference will examine the question of recycling, remaking and resuming in TV series.

Special Issue on POSTCOLONIALISMS (WINTER 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Advanced Communication, Education, and Research (IACER)/ Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies
contact email: 
philitsociety@gmail.com

Institute of Advanced Communication, Education, and Research (IACER)/ Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal, and its reviewed "Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inqui

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