category: film and television

2nd CFP--27th International Conference on Medievalism: Medievalism(s) & Diversity

full name / name of organization: 
Carol L. Robinson/Kent State University Trumbull
contact email: 
clrobins@kent.edu

2ND CALL FOR PROPOSALS
24th International Conference on Medievalism
THEME: Medievalism(s) & Diversity
Hosted by Kent State University Regional Campuses
October 18-20, 2012

Science/Fiction: Deadline 1st August 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex Doctoral School
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

'Science must begin with myths, and with the criticism of myths.'
Karl Popper, Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge (1963. London: Routledge, 2002), 66.

TYCA-NE annual conference October 25-27, 2012- Syracuse, NY CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Two Year College Association Northeast (TYCA-NE) of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
contact email: 
tycaneconference@gmail.com

2012 TYCA (Two-Year College Association) Northeast Call for Proposals

From the World Desk: Situating Our Practice within a Global Context

October 25-27, 2012 Conference

Syracuse, New York

Representing Main Street (MSA 14, Oct. 18-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Kirin Makker/Hobart and William Smith Colleges
contact email: 
makker@hws.edu

During the 2008 presidential campaign, President Obama repeatedly referenced Main Street, a place of equality economically, socially, politically—an intimate space where differences might be put asi

CFP: Sanctuary, Sacred Space & Theology of Place (PAMLA: Seattle, WA; October 19-21, 2012; Extended Dea

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

“Place is a space which has historical meanings, where some things have happened that are now remembered and which provide continuity and identity across the generations.

Bollywood and the Crises of Representation: Terrorism, Us, Them, and 9/11

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Cinema-Victoria College
contact email: 
sdg1980@gmail.com

Popular Indian cinema has witnessed a steady rise in the production of movies related to terrorism and threat to national security since 2001.

"The Brothers Grimm and the folktale: narrations, readings, transformations", Athens, 22 - 24 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Organized by the Faculty of Philology of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, the Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology of the University of Thessaly and the Department of Primary Education of the University of the Aegean
contact email: 
gtserpes@phil.uoa.gr; katsadoros@rhodes.aegean.gr

Celebrating the bicentennial anniversary of the publication of the Brothers Grimm's Kinder- und Hausmarchen, the question we can ask is why their stories still have a great impact on the imagination o

Books Available for Review - Book Submissions Welcome - Open Deadline

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

Book Reviews: The Pennsylvania Literary Journal is looking for academics with tenure-track appointments to write book reviews of recent titles that have been released in their field of interest.

Essay Collection Titled: Masks of Threat: Understanding new South Asian Identities in Motion

full name / name of organization: 
Aparajita De
contact email: 
de.aparajita@gmail.com

CFP: Essay Collection Titled:

Masks of Threat: Understanding new South Asian Identities in Motion

“Class, Labor, and Spatial Logics in the American West” Panel CFP for WLA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Husband
contact email: 
andrew.husband@ttu.edu

That the American West is a highly classed and politicized space is no critical revelation.

UPDATE: Teaching Textual Adaptations at SCMLA (San Antonio, 8-10 November 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association
contact email: 
akking at olemiss.edu

The South Central College English Association panel is focusing on how we teach textual adaptations. How might we incorporate various adaptations of texts into our classrooms?

[UPDATE] Modernist Lives, Precarious Lives (MSA 14, Oct. 18-21, 2012; Deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Hunter/ University of Virginia
contact email: 
weh5b@virginia.edu

Although much recent criticism in modernist studies has focused on the everyday and the ordinary, this panel proposes instead to look at the precarious.

The Spectacle of Modern Military Movements

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Thorsteinson
contact email: 
thorstek@cc.umanitoba.ca

From the trenches to the atom bomb, the modernist period was disturbingly defined by new military realities, ideologies, and mythologies that spread the globe.

The Spectacle of Modern Military Movements (MSA14, Las Vegas)

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Thorsteinson
contact email: 
thorstek@cc.umanitoba.ca

UPDATE: CFP: Wunderkino 2 On The Varieties of Cinematic Experience [proposals April 11, 2012; symposium July 26-28, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium, Bucksport ME
contact email: 
symposium@wunderkino.org

Wunderkino 2
On The Varieties of Cinematic Experience
CALL FOR PAPERS

13th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium
Thursday, July 26 – Saturday, July 28, 2012

CFP for Art History and Visual Culture Area of the MPCA/ACA annual conference Oct. 12-14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
cortney.barko@mail.wvu.edu

Call for Papers
Art History and Visual Culture Area
2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Deadline: April 30, 2012

Friday-Sunday, October 12-14

[UPDATE] Celebrity Couples Conference, Sat 24th November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton, Southampton, UK.
contact email: 
celebritycouplesconference@gmail.com

This conference seeks to explore the phenomenon of the celebrity power couple: those relationships where two stars come together and where their individual identities as celebrities become inseparable

Ireland and Cinema: Culture and Contexts (2013: Thursday April 18 - Saturday April 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies, University College Cork, Ireland
contact email: 
b.monahan@ucc.ie

Film Studies at University College Cork invites the submission of abstracts for a major conference titled “Ireland and Cinema: Culture and Contexts”.

PAMLA Standing Session on Autobiography. Seattle University, Oct 19-21, 2012. Deadline: Apr 22, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tanya.heflin@gmail.com

Standing Session on Autobiography

Christmas in Scandinavian Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Tarja Laine/University of Amsterdam
contact email: 
T.Laine@uva.nl

CFP: Scandinavian cinema and Christmas

In his introduction to the book Christmas at the Movies (2002), Jeffrey Richards writes:

2nd Global Conference: Chronicity (September, 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
chronicity2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Chronicity

Thursday 30th August – Saturday 1st September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Call:

Dead Inside: The Walking Dead and the Problem of Meaning in the New Millennium. Essay Collection. Deadline: August 13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dawn Keetley, Lehigh University
contact email: 
dek7@lehigh.edu

In the early twenty-first century, zombies are everywhere—in film (Land of the Dead, 28 Days Later, Dead Snow, Rammbock, The Horde), fiction (Stephen King’s Cell, Colson Whitehead’s Zone One, Ma

[UPDATE]: Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference, UK (6/16/12 - 6/17/12 -- 5/14/2012)

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

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FINAL CALL

Great Writing 2012
The 15th Anniversary Great Writing International
Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Imperial College London
Saturday June 16th - Sunday June 17th 2012

Celebrity Couples Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton
contact email: 
celebritycouplesconference@gmail.com

Celebrity Couples Conference
The University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Saturday, November 25, 2012

1st Global Conference: Teenagers and Contemporary Visual Culture (September 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
skins@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Teenagers and Contemporary Visual Culture

Tuesday 25th September 2012 – Thursday 27th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

CFP: 1st Global Conference: Reframing Punishment (September 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
punish@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Punishment

Monday 3rd September – Wednesday 5th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Slovo vol 24.2 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Slovo Journal
contact email: 
slovo@ssees.ucl.ac.uk

Slovo is now accepting submissions for its May 2012 issue.

[UPDATE] Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies, 34th Annual Conference, 4 - 6 September 2012, Kings College London

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies
contact email: 
conference@acis2012.org

The Association will hold its 34th Conference organised jointly by Kings College London and the University of Westminster, 4-6 September 2012.

Cultural Memory and the Remediation of Narratives of Irishness

full name / name of organization: 
Nordic Irish Studies Special Issue
contact email: 
Irene Gilsenan Nordin (ign@du.se)

In recent years, increasing critical attention has been paid to the role of media in shaping experience and cultural memory.

Authority and Wisdom: DUCIS, Dalarna University, Sweden, 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The 8th Biannual Conference of the Nordic Irish Studies Network (NISN)
contact email: 
Irene Gilsenan Nordin (ign@du.se)

The thematic focus of this interdisciplinary conference relates principally to the concepts of authority and wisdom as they apply, and have applied, to the Irish nation in times of change.

[UPDATE] CFP: Media Across Borders (UK) 9 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Iain Smith
contact email: 
iain.smith@roehampton.ac.uk

FINAL REMINDER: Abstract deadline is Monday 2nd April, which is only four days away.

Our confirmed speakers already include:

Professor Kevin Robins (Goldsmiths)

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Celebrity in Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Lorraine York & Katja Lee
contact email: 
yorkl@cogeco.ca or leek66@mcmaster.ca

Wayne Gretzky. Celine Dion. Rick Mercer. David Suzuki. Pierre Trudeau.

Hybrid Genres: US and Canada. PAMLA, Seattle,WA, Oct 19-21, 2012. Abstracts due before 4/22/12.

full name / name of organization: 
Linda Belau
contact email: 
lbelau@utpa.edu

Panel Description:

[UPDATE] FINAL CALL FOR PROPOSALS: CFP Deadline: SATURDAY, 31st MARCH for ENVIRONMENTAL UTTERANCE (1-2 Sep 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University College Falmouth
contact email: 
environmental.utterance@gmail.com

Environmental Utterance

-A Performative Conference -

Sat 1 to Sun 2 September 2012

CFP Deadline: Saturday, 31st March 2012

UPDATE: Writers in Hollywood: The Migration to Screenplay; PAMLA Seattle,10/19-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session at Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Assoc. 2012, Seattle University
contact email: 
traceehowell@yahoo.com

CFP for PAMLA 2012 Conference, “Migration, Immigration, and Movement” (Seattle, 10/19-21); Special Session in American Literature/Film

"Writers in Hollywood: The Migration to Screenplay"

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