category: film and television

Virgin Envy: Contemporary Approaches to Virginity in Literature and Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Comparative Literature Association/Canadian Association of Hispanists, New Brunswick, Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences
contact email: 
jonathan.allan@utoronto.ca , csantos@brocku.ca

Virginity has long been a trope found in literary and cultural texts, however, how do we understand virginity and why does it matter become two questions worthy of consideration.

[UPDATE] Video Games as Films/ TV and Vice Versa (essay abstracts due 15 January 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Michael Sommers and Gretchen Papazian/CMU
contact email: 
sommerspapazian@gmail.com

CFP: Video Games as Films and TV and Vice Versa: Media Translation, Narrative Adaptation, and Multiple Instantiations

AFROSURREAL EXPRESSIONISM IN FILM/VIDEO

full name / name of organization: 
BLACK CAMERA: An International Film Journal
contact email: 
terri.francis@yale.edu

Black Camera invites submissions for a special issue on Afrosurrealism in Film/Video, i.e. black experimental film to be published Fall 2013.

[UPDATE] Bridging Imaginations: South Asian Diaspora in Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Amit Sarwal
contact email: 
sarwal.amit!@gmail.com

Bridging Imaginations: South Asian Diaspora in Australia
Edited by Amit Sarwal

[UPDATE / near deadline] "animal.machine.sovereign." Graduate conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, SUNY Buffalo
contact email: 
animal.machine.sovereign@gmail.com

Event: April 15-16, 2011
Abstract Deadline: January 3, 2011

KEYNOTES:
Timothy Campbell (Cornell University)
Catherine Malabou (University of Paris X-Nanterre)
David E. Johnson (SUNY Buffalo)

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Idaho Graduate Literature Conference
contact email: 
glcc@uidaho.edu

Inter/Intra Textuality: An Interdisciplinary Examination of Texts

Conference Synopsis:

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kpobrien@olemiss.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual paper proposals for its sponsored panel at the 2011 American Literature Association conference in Boston, May 26-29, 2011.

"Soldiering: The Afterlife of a Modern Experience", April 23-24, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Harvard Interdisciplinary Huamnities Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
soldieringconference@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Soldiering:
The Afterlife of a Modern Experience

The Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Student Conference

[UPDATE] Time of Protest PANEL

full name / name of organization: 
The Philosophy, Interpretation, and Culture Student Alliance at Binghamton University (S.U.N.Y.)
contact email: 
mappleg1@binghamton.edu

The Philosophy, Interpretation, and Culture Student Alliance at
Binghamton University (S.U.N.Y.) Presents:
The Revolution of Time and the Time of Revolution
A conference

The Contemporary: An International Conference of Literature and the Arts (Singapore ~June 24th-26th, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
A conference co-organised and supported by the Division of English (School of Humanities & Social Sciences) & the Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS), NTU, Singapore.
contact email: 
contemporary@ntu.edu.sg

The Contemporary
An International Conference of Literature and the Arts

June 24th-26th 2011
Division of English
College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Collapsing Cultures & Darkened Dreamscapes: Societies and Imaginations in a State of Disorder

full name / name of organization: 
The Culture Club: Cultural Studies Scholars' Association
contact email: 
battlegroundstates@gmail.com

***EXTENDED DEADLINE: JANUARY 7, 2011*** BATTLEGROUND STATES
COLLAPSING CULTURES & DARKENED DREAMSCAPES: SOCIETIES AND IMAGINATIONS IN A STATE OF DISORDER CALL FOR PAPERS FEBRUARY 25-26, 2011

Decades of the American Century (April 1-2)

full name / name of organization: 
U.S. Literatures and Cultures Consortium
contact email: 
usists1@umich.edu

In discussions of the 20th century, we often use decades as a means of organizing history, but decades come to signify more than simple ten-year blocks of time.

[update] Deadline Extended--Myth & Fairy Tale Popular Culture CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/ Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Deadline Extended--Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 31 December 2010

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference

Words and Pictures: Writers, Filmmakers, and Visual Art

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
jstahl@bmcc.cuny.edu

Robert Browning's "My Last Duchess," W.H. Auden's "Musee des Beaux Arts," Tracy Chevalier's "Girl with a Pearl Earring," even Dan Brown's "The Davinci Code" . . .

THE GENRES OF AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING [correction]

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing, American Literature Association
contact email: 
Volkmer, Jon [jvolkmer@ursinus.edu] or Vogel, Andrew [ vogel@kutztown.edu]

The Society for American Travel Writing invites proposals for papers that examine the overlap between Travel Writing and other Genres for the 2011 American Literature Association Conference, May 26-9,

ECO-TRAVEL WRITING BEFORE THERE WAS ECOTRAVEL [correction]

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing, American Literature Association
contact email: 
Volkmer, Jon [jvolkmer@ursinus.edu] or Vogel, Andrew [vogel@kutztown.edu]

The Society for American Travel Writing invites proposals for papers on the topic of “Eco-Travel Writing” for the 2011 American Literature Association Conference, May 26-9, 2011 in Boston.

JFK Institute’s 2011 Graduate Conference: American Bodies (May 27- 28)

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate School of North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
contact email: 
gsnas.conference2011@gsnas.fu-berlin.de

Graduate School of North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin

4th International Conference

American Bodies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Modes of Power

May 27– 28, 2011

[UPDATE] CFP DEADLINE REMINDER: The Titanic at 100: A Critical Collection (JANUARY 10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Cameron McFarlane, Nipissing University, and Barbara Bruce, Carleton University
contact email: 
Titanicat100@gmail.com

In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster in 2012, we seek abstracts (300-500 words) for an edited, interdisciplinary collection of scholarly essays.

Representing Animals in Britain (Deadline for proposals 2/1/2011, Conference 10/20/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rennes 2
contact email: 
emiliedardenne@yahoo.fr

Britain is traditionally seen as a nation of animal lovers and evidence for this has cropped up with mounting regularity over the past two centuries.

Stony Brook Graduate English Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University English Department
contact email: 
SBcomplicity2011@gmail.com

Date: Friday, March 11, 2011
Location: Stony Brook Manhattan Campus, Midtown NYC

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Stanley Aronowitz – CUNY Graduate Center

Event Description:

"Fanaticism: Recollections, Representations, Reactions" Louisville--March 25, 2011 (proposal deadline Jan 14, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Humanities Academics at University of Louisville (AHA)
contact email: 
ahalouisville@gmail.com

The PhD in Humanities (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville (ahalouisville.com) announces the annual University of Louisville G

[UPDATE] Deadline Approaching (1/3/11) "ANIMAL.MACHINE.SOVEREIGN."

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, SUNY Buffalo
contact email: 
animal.machine.sovereign@gmail.com

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PLEASE VISIT THE CONFERENCE WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION

http://animalmachinesovereign.wordpress.com

KEYNOTES:
Timothy Campbell (Cornell)

Whose Right to Know? The Worldwide Web and the Free Market of Ideas, Vol. 1, No. 4 Spring & Summer 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures / Graduate School of Intercultural Communication, Okinawa Christian University
contact email: 
dbroudy@ocjc.ac.jp

Presently receiving and reviewing submissions for the Spring & Summer 2011 issue.

Film Studies: Spring 2011, Issue 5 - February 28, 2011 Due Date

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

This winter break I (English Instructor at the Edinboro University of Pennsylvania) have found myself watching Buffy, Stargate, as well as new film releases like Splice, Resident Evil, and Shrek throu

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE to JAN 15th! Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

full name / name of organization: 
EGAD!/Federation Rhetoric Symposium
contact email: 
writingdemocracy@gmail.com

GOOD NEWS: Deadline has been extended to January 15, 2011.

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

[UPDATE] Rupture Symposium 6 June 2011 (abstracts due 1 February 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Division of English / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
ruptureCFP@ntu.edu.sg

The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in association with the Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences [CLASS], is organizing a one-day international postgraduate conference on the subject of “rupture” in literature on 6 June 2011.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extenstion: CFP: Dr. Who, Twilight, True Blood, Joss Whedon, Supernatural & all things Sci-Fi & Fantasy, 12/31

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

REMINDER: Call for articles - Animation on the Fly: Animation and Video Games. January 7, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Kara Andersen/Animation Journal
contact email: 
klandersen@brooklyn.cuny.edu

2011 SPECIAL ISSUE - Animation on the Fly: Animation and Video Games

Guest Edited Issue of Animation Journal
Editor: Kara Lynn Andersen

[UPDATE] Spotlight on Joss Whedon

full name / name of organization: 
Popmatters.com
contact email: 
moore@popmatters.com

Pitch Deadline: 15 January 2010
Final Deadline: 10 February 2011
Contact: Robert Moore
Email: moore@popmatters.com

Special Issue: "Social Transformations from the Mobile Internet"

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

In the first lines of Howard Rheingold’s seminal book on pervasive computing, Smart Mobs, he notes an observation he had in Japan that changed the way he thought about mobile technologies: “The fi

SCMLA 2010-2011: Australasian Literature and Film Panel

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Nimmi.Jayathurai@mail.uh.edu

The SCMLA Australasian Literature and Film Panel welcomes submissions on topics related to its theme:

Re(vision)s and Inspirations: Space and Identity in Australasian Literature and Film

Reminder: Berkeley German Studies Conference deadline for submissions 1.3

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley, Department of German
contact email: 
neighbor@berkeley.edu

Call for Papers

THE NEIGHBOR

Interdisciplinary German Studies Conference
University of California, Berkeley
March 11-13, 2011

Keynote Speaker: Kenneth Reinhard

UPDATE-The Sixties-New Deadline December 31

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Carmichael
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu

The Sixties: The Culture, The Movements, and The Summer of Love
PCA/ACA National Conference
San Antonio, TX
April 20-23, 2011
Final Extended Deadline: Dec. 31, 2010

[Inter]sections Call for Papers and Peer Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
[Inter]sections, the peer-reviewed American Studies journal at the University of Bucharest
contact email: 
intersections@americanstudies.ro

[Inter]sections is the trimestrial peer-reviewed American Studies journal at the University of Bucharest.

(UPDATE) Film Area

full name / name of organization: 
2011 SWTX PCA/ACA Annual Conference
contact email: 
dick.crew@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED to December 24, 2010

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