category: film and television

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"

[UPDATE] Deadline Approaching (6 April): Cinema in the Interstices Conference, 7-8 Sept. 2012, University College Cork, Ireland

full name / name of organization: 
Alphaville Journal of Film and Screen Media, University College Cork
contact email: 
alphavilleconference2012@gmail.com

Rather than forming a continuum, film and film history are composed of a series of transitions, overlaps and junctures: points where a ceding or progression to a different way of thinking or being occ

Teaching Adaptations Symposium Monday 4 – Tuesday 5 February 2013, University of Tasmania, Hobart

full name / name of organization: 
Imelda Whelehan, University of Tasmania
contact email: 
imelda.whelehan@utas.edu.au

Film, television, theatre and video game adaptations of literary and other texts are an expanding area of study for undergraduate and postgraduate students, across literature, film, performance, media

[UPDATE] May 1st 2012 Disjointed Perspectives on Motherhood/ Pedagogies of the Reversed Maternal Image (Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu, Hudson County CC/Metropolitan College
contact email: 
plutesc@aol.com

I have received wonderful proposals so far, but I still need a few more to complete my first screening. Below please find my original CFP:

Childhood and Its Discontents / Deadline 18 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Nat Hurley
contact email: 
nhurley@ualberta.ca

CFP: Childhood and Its Discontents / Deadline 18 June 2012

ESC: English Studies in Canada invites submissions for a Special Issue on "Childhood and Its Discontents," guest edited by Nat Hurley.

Growing Up Asian American in Children's Literature, Proposed Edited Collection - Deadline May 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ymitri Mathison
contact email: 
yjmathison@pvamu.edu

According to the U.S. Census, in 2010 Asian Americans comprised of 18.5 million and 6% of the population.

[Update] Weird Lovecraft: H.P. Lovecraft, Weird Tales, and the Construction of the American Horror Canon

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonas Prida/ College of St. Joseph
contact email: 
jprida@csj.edu

NEASECS 2012 Wesleyan University, CT: The Courtesan-Celebrity

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

This panel invites papers that explore the period’s textual engagement with female notoriety.

CFP: The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference, Taipei, Taiwan(May 25-29, 2013 Camp, May 31-June 2, Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
The English Department at Tamkang University
contact email: 
hp.chiu@gmail.com

CFP: The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference, Taipei, Taiwan

2012 Fashion: Now & Then symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Ryan / LIM College
contact email: 
lisa.ryan@limcollege.edu

Call for Presentations
Proposal Due Date: May 15, 2012
FASHION: Now & Then
LIM College, New York, NY
Friday, October 19th 2012 to Sunday, October 21st 2012
www.limcollege.edu/fashionnowandthen

UPDATE: Robert K. Martin Book Prize (New deadline 1 May 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for American Studies
contact email: 
Jason.Haslam@dal.ca

UPDATE: Extended Deadline for Robert K. Martin Book Prize (1 May 2012)

[UPDATE] Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity? Current Issues and Future Challenges

full name / name of organization: 
The Contemporary Women's Writing Association/The Feminist and Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
feminismandausterityconference@gmail.com

Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity? Current Issues and Future Challenges

Friday 28th September 2012
The University of Nottingham

Keynote Speakers:

CODE - A Media, Games & Art Conference (21-23 November 2012, Melbourne, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne
contact email: 
codeconference@groupwise.swin.edu.au

Call for Papers and Creative Works
CODE - A Media, Games & Art Conference
21-23 November 2012
Swinburne University of Technology
Melbourne, Australia

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

[UPDATE] Mar. 31 Proposal Deadline for Dickens Symposium, Lowell, MA, July 13 - 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Lowell and the Dickens Society
contact email: 
Diana_Archibald@uml.edu

REMINDER: Proposal deadline is March 31, 2012

DICKENS SOCIETY SYMPOSIUM

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS LOWELL

July 13 – 15, 2012

Urban Cultural Studies [new multi-authored, interdisciplinary blog-General Announcement]

full name / name of organization: 
urbanculturalstudies.wordpress.com
contact email: 
urbanculturalstudies@gmail.com

urbanculturalstudies.wordpress.com is a new interdisciplinary, multi-authored blog on the culture(s) of cities...space, time and urban everyday life the world over.

9/11 and Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA, Oct 12-14, 2012); deadline April 30

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association (MPCA) conference will be held Friday-Sunday, 12-14 October 2012 at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel in Columbus, Ohio.

Conference CFP: From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

full name / name of organization: 
Hacettepe University, Department of American Culture and Literature
contact email: 
ake2012conference@gmail.com

From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Hacettepe University
Department of American Culture and Literature
30th Anniversary Conference
Ankara, Turkey
November 7 – 9, 2012

Documentary Film and Personal Narrative/PAMLA conference/Seattle, WA. Oct. 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Perrin Kerns/Marylhurst University
contact email: 
pkerns@marylhurst.edu

Documentaries such as Ross McElwee's Sherman's March, Agnes Varda's The Gleaners and I, and more recently Tiffany Shlain's Connected: An Autobiography about Love, Death & Technology have brought a sel

[UPDATE] This Rough Magic – Teachable, Academic Essays

full name / name of organization: 
www.thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic is a journal dedicated to the teaching of Medieval and Renaissance Literature. We are seeking academic, teachable articles that can be used inside the classroom.

CFP: Children's Lit at PAMLA 2012 (CFP Deadline: 22 Apr; Conference: 19-21 Oct)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
mmacaly@clemson.edu

This standing session at PAMLA welcomes papers analyzing the complexities of Children's Literature.

“Circulations of/in Cinema” June 13-15 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toulouse II, France
contact email: 
circulationcinema@gmail.com

In 1958, André Bazin asked: “What is cinema?” One of his objectives was to define the ontological specificity of the cinematographic art.

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference at George Mason University, Virginia, September 22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies at George Mason University
contact email: 
critiquing.culture@gmail.com

Critiquing Culture
The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference at George Mason University 2012

"Ideas are to objects as constellations are to stars."
Walter Benjamin

CFP: Classical Traditions in Modern Fantasy at PAMLA (Deadline: April 22, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Brett M. Rogers (University of Puget Sound), Benjamin Stevens (Bard College)
contact email: 
bmrogers@pugetsound.edu, bstevens@bard.edu

CFP: Classical Traditions in Modern Fantasy
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Meetings
Seattle University (Seattle, WA)
October 19-21, 2012

Fragile Realities: Intersecting Interpretations of the Real // 6 July 2012, UCL, London

full name / name of organization: 
University College London, School of European Languages, Culture and Society
contact email: 
thoughtsforward@gmail.com

Deadline for Abstracts: 30 April 2012

Keynote Speaker: Dr Matthew Beaumont
UCL English Department and The City Centre

Apocalyptic Visions: Literal, Metaphoric, Transformative - Submissions due 5/2/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its spring 2012 issue, themed “Apocalyptic Visions: Literal, Metaphoric, Transformative.” Submissions: May 2, 2012.

Professors for Peace Conference June 15-17, 2012 Nuclear Non-Proliferation: A World of No Nukes?

full name / name of organization: 
Professor for Peace
contact email: 
professorsforpeace at gmail.com

Professors for Peace CFP

CFP: Youth Literature and Media area MPCA/ACA, October 12-14 2012; Columbus, OH

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
turner8kathleen@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
Youth Literature and Media
2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012
Columbus, OH
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel

[UPDATE] PAMLA Special Topics Session “The Orient in the Hispanic Wor(l)d” (19-21 Oct 2012, Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Alejandro Lee / Central Washington University
contact email: 
leealejandro@gmail.com

This panel seeks to explore the cultural intersections of the Orient in the Hispanic world in literary, historical and/or visual texts.

Reconstruction 12.1 Locations of Stardom

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.1 “Locations of Stardom”

Edited by Lisa Patti and Stanka Radovic, afterword by Barry King

Articles

WLA Conference 2012, November 7-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Western Literature Association
contact email: 
WLAconference@gmail.com

Lubbock, Texas, is nicknamed “The Hub City” because it has historically been the crossroads of the vast, multicultural South Plains—home to Native peoples for 15,000 years, first dubbed the Llan

The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Tyler Shores and Tom Ue
contact email: 
tyler.shores@gmail.com and ue_tom@hotmail.com

CFP: The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection)

[UPDATE] Transitions in Comparative Studies

full name / name of organization: 
COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND (CLAI)
contact email: 
TransitionsUCC2012@gmail.com

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
- Prof Massimo Fusilo (Università dell'Aquila)
- Prof Richard Bradford (University of Ulster)
- Prof Marina Grishakova (University of Tartu)

Cross-Cultural Studies invites submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ccs1@khu.ac.kr

Dear Colleagues,
Cross-Cultural Studies invites submissions for its 2012 Fall edition.

Modernism and the Built Environment (MSA 14 10/18-21; abstracts due 4/1)

full name / name of organization: 
Jon Hegglund / Washington State University
contact email: 
hegglund@wsu.edu

Modernism often gets a bad rap from defenders of the natural environment: in its connections to industrial modernity, the machine age, and urbanization, its aesthetic projects are often seen in opposi

[REMINDER] 'Science and Literature 1800-Present: Two Cultures or Co-evolution?' Keele University - May 12th 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University
contact email: 
litscikeele@gmail.com

A reminder that the deadline for abstracts for 'Science and Literature 1800-Present: Two Cultures or Co-evolution?', a one day postgraduate conference at Keele University on 12 May 2012, is March 31st

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