category: film and television

Originations: Dangers and Desires [MLA 2012, Jan 5-8]

full name / name of organization: 
Regina Yung Lee
contact email: 
ryung001@ucr.edu

This session welcomes papers concerning representations and intimations of nostalgic utopias, formative memory, and mother tongues, in order to discuss the dangerous necessities inherent in desiring o

RMMLA Southern Literature Deadline for submissions: March 1

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
judith.strathearn@colorado.edu

We are seeking participants for the panel on Southern Literature at the 2011 RMMLA Convention in Scottsdale, AZ.

RMMLA Special Topics Session: Folklore, Identity, and Contemporary Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
judith.strathearn@colorado.edu

We are seeking participants for a special topics session at the 2011 RMMLA Convention in Scottsdale, AZ discussing a connection between folklore and contemporary (1970-2009) fictional texts and how we

Folia linguistica et litteraria - scientific journal for language and literature studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montenegro
contact email: 
foliaredakcija@gmail.com.

Folia linguistica et litteraria is a scientific journal for language and literature studies, founded at the Faculty of Philosophy, Nikšić, University of Montenegro in 2010.

Seeking submissions for Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 issue of The Projector

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

The Projector is a peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to the study of the intersections between film, media and culture. We are currently seeking essays for our Fall 2011and Spring 2012 issues.

"More Than Words Can Say: A Conference on MultiModal Composition" With Guest Speaker Dr. Cynthia Selfe April 2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by Wright State University's English Conference Organization
contact email: 
ECOWSU@gmail.com

In a recent CCC article, Steven Fraiberg argues for an approach to composition studies Crossing disciplinary, geographic, and linguistic boundaries.

CFP: Shakespeare and Film (Abstracts: 30 April 2011; Conference: 13-15 October 2011; Jaipur, India)

full name / name of organization: 
Nita N. Kumar/ The Shakespeare Society of India and The IIS University
contact email: 
nitakr@gmail.com

Increasingly Shakespeare studies have included in their ambit performance both on stage and screen, and some of the most interesting recent critical studies have been in this area.

Battlegrounds: Sites and Sights of Conflict Oct. 14-15, 2011; abstracts by Apr. 15

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh Film Studies Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

For over a century, visual media have played a crucial role in how war and political conflicts are waged, presented, represented, and digested in sites around the globe.

[UPDATE] Fin-de-Siecle Pedagogies; MLA, Seattle, WA, January 5-8, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Helena Gurfinkel, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu

Topics may include, but are not limited to: the dissemination of sexual “knowledge,” lecture tours, public health education, schools & universities, homoeroticism and pedagogy, education & the New

Special Issue: Boys in Film [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffery P. Dennis/Thymos: Journal of Boyhood Studies
contact email: 
dennisjp@oneonta.edu

The submission deadline for the Boys in Film special issue of Thymos: Journal of Boyhood Studies has been extended to April 1st.

Sensation, Reason, ImaginationGothic Evolutions, 28th-30th October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew McInnes, University of Exeter
contact email: 
am361@exeter.ac.uk

This conference pursues two linked aims: first, to explore the Gothic’s relationship with science – fact, fiction and fantasy – especially its fascination with the cognitive, psychological and b

Duration (Before and) After Media

full name / name of organization: 
OCAD University, Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
dcecchetto@faculty.ocad.ca

In the context of ubiquitous technology, the question of duration has emerged as a powerful interdisciplinary tool for investigating the interstices that both separate and sustain medial, technologica

"Theories of Life in the 20th and 21st Centuries,​" Rutgers Interdisci​plinary Humanities Conference (2.26.11)

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University
contact email: 
tyler.bradway@gmail.com

Theories of Life in the 20th and 21st Centuries
Rutgers Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference

"Theories of Life in the 20th and 21st Centuries" brings together

Proposed Special Session for MLA 2012 Seattle: War and the Language of Comedy. Paper proposals due March 13 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna Scutts and Susan Harlan/Modern Language Association
contact email: 
warcomedyMLA@gmail.com

Soliciting papers exploring connections between war and comedy; how war, soldiers and violence have been represented through comic language or form. Medieval to Modern.

[UPDATE] "Women and War" at RMMLA, 2011. ABSTRACT DEADLINE APPROACHING: 03/01/11.

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nlcarter@gwmail.gwu.edu

Paper proposals exploring the role of women in times of war are invited for a Special Topic Session at the upcoming Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association convention.

Rhetoric of Rap (4/30/2011 Abstract; 11/4-11/6,2011) SAMLA in ATL

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Trayers
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

CFP Detail:
The Rhetoric of Rap (History of Rhetoric Panel) SAMLA

Essay Collection: Film Adaptations of Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Due: July 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Ailles and Donald G. Moore
contact email: 
jenniferailles@yahoo.com, mooredonaldg@gmail.com

Essays for a forthcoming collection on Film Adaptations of Shakespeare’s The Tempest.

Due: July 1, 2011

Edited by Jennifer L. Ailles and Donald G. Moore

[UPDATE] Alien Nation: A Conference on British Telefantasy, deadline reminder

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University, UK
contact email: 
james.leggott@northumbria.ac.uk

ALIEN NATION: A CONFERENCE ON BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION, HORROR AND FANTASY TELEVISION
20-21 July 2011, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
Deadline for abstracts: 1st March 2011.

Transcultural/Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare

full name / name of organization: 
Outerspeares
contact email: 
gems@uoguelph.ca

Outerspeares: Transcultural / Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare
The 1st Annual Conference of the Guelph Early Modern Studies Group
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario - November 1, 2011

Learning a New Language: Performing Identity in Later Life (MLA 5-8 Jan. 2012, abstract by March 7)

full name / name of organization: 
Valerie Lipscomb
contact email: 
lipscomb@sar.usf.edu

In this proposed 2012 MLA special session, sponsored by the Age Studies Discussion Group, panelists examine the mutually constitutive relationship between performance and aging.

Call For Paper SPECS March 15, 2011 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Specs is a journal of contemporary culture and arts
contact email: 
critical@specsjournal.org

Specs is a journal of contemporary culture and arts at Rollins College that aims to create sympathetic interfaces between artistic and critical practices.

[UPDATE] Mediascape Spring 2011 Issue: Space in Cinema, Media, and Digital Culture - Submission Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Mediascape, UCLA's Online Journal for Film, Television, and Digital Media
contact email: 
mediascape@tft.ucla.edu

Space is constructed within the cinematic text, and the space of spectatorship is an ever-changing beast.

Neil Gaiman and Feminism Essay Collection (01 April 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Tara Prescott and Aaron Drucker/Claremont Graduate University
contact email: 
gaimanandfeminism@gmail.com

Call for Essays:

Death, Desire, Fury, and Delirium: Feminism in the Worlds of Neil Gaiman

Edited by Tara Prescott and Aaron Drucker

CFP EXTENSION: Feb. 15th. Attending (to) the Party: Orientations and Simulacra of Public and Private Sites

full name / name of organization: 
9th Annual Concordia University Graduate English Colloquium, Montreal
contact email: 
attendingtheparty@gmail.com

Throughout history, the notion of ‘party’ has served as a site for exploring prevailing liminalities: from ideological display to decorous intimacies to social multitudes, the party has served as

Human Rights, Literature, the Arts, and Social Sciences (Abstracts Due March 31st)

full name / name of organization: 
Central Michigan University
contact email: 
Dr. Maureen Eke <eke1mn@cmich.edu>

Inventors and Inventing in Young Adult/Children's Literature MLA 2012, 5–8 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Keith Dorwick/MLA 2012 (Special Session)
contact email: 
kdorwick@louisiana.edu

Session organizer seeking 250-300 word abstracts and short biographies (100 to 150 words) of relevant scholarship for a proposed special session at MLA 2012, Seattle WA.

[UPDATE] Challenging Traditions in English Studies - April 2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Tony M. Vinci / Southern Illinois University- Carbondale
contact email: 
tvinci@siu.edu

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale English Graduate Conference
Challenging Traditions in English Studies
April 2, 2011

Sumission for TINTA's Fall issue

full name / name of organization: 
TINTA Journal of the Department of Spanish & Portuguese, UCSB
contact email: 
tintaeditors@hotmail.com

TINTA welcomes submissions for future issues at any time. Papers should be related to the literature, language, or culture of the Hispanic and Lusophone worlds. We publish once a year, in Fall.

UPDATE: Great Writing - Creative Writing Conference [UK] (3/30/11; 6/18/11 - 6/19/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing in Universities Conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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****Limited Call for Papers****

Great Writing 2011

The UK’s 14th Annual Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference

Imperial College London

Telling Photography (MLA, January 2012; 3/10 Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin Riordan & Julia Faisst
contact email: 
riordan@umn.edu, julia.faisst@gcsc.uni-giessen.de

This session poses photography as a formal inquiry, a provocation, and a "wound" for literary and cultural studies. What is a photograph, and how do we continue to read and write with it?

Animating Realities: Animation, Documentary and the Moving Image, Edinburgh, June 23 - 24 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Murray/Edinburgh College of Art
contact email: 
jonny.murray@eca.ac.uk

Animating Realities: Animation, Documentary and the Moving Image
Thursday June 23rd and Friday June 24th, 2011

Call for Papers - Interacting with Immersive Worlds Conference - JUNE 13th - 14th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Brock University, St. Catharines, ON Canada
contact email: 
mdanahay@brocku.ca

REVISED CALL FOR PAPERS

Interacting with Immersive Worlds: Third Brock University Conference on the Interactive Arts & Sciences

BROCK UNIVERSITY, ST. CATHARINES, ONTARIO

Call for Cultural Columnists: Brainy, Artful Generalists, Rejoice!

full name / name of organization: 
PopMatters
contact email: 
zarker@popmatters.com

Deadline for Applications: Saturday, 19 March 2011

[UPDATE] CFP on Environmental Performance (abstracts 3/1)

full name / name of organization: 
R. Besel and Jnan Blau - California Polytechnic State University
contact email: 
rbesel@calpoly.edu and jablau@calpoly.edu

Call for Chapter Proposals: Collection on Environmental Performance

SAMLA 2011- Abiding Disturbance: Dystopias in Children's Culture (5/1/2011 abstracts, 11/4-6/2011 conference)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Dusenberry
contact email: 
ldusenbe@ufl.edu

CHILDREN'S LITERATURE DISCUSSION CIRCLE (SAMLA)
Abiding Disturbance: Dystopias in Children's Culture

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