category: film and television

International Interdisciplinary Conference "Literature and Convergence" (24-25 May 2012 in Lodz)

full name / name of organization: 
Jaroslaw Pluciennik /University of Lodz, Poland
contact email: 
wrooble@wp.pl

ZAGADNIENIA RODZAJÓW LITERACKICH Instytut Kultury Współczesnej UŁ
LES PROBLÈMES DES GENRES LITTÉRAIRES ul. Franciszkańska 1/5,

NEW DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 13, 2012 for CONFERENCE APRIL 14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UNIVERISTY OF MISSOURI CROSS-DISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE
contact email: 
mrfb7d@mail.missouri.edu

The MU Cross-Disciplinary Project (formerly known as “The Body Project”) invites all interested scholars and related researchers to submit proposals for our fifth annual conference.

France and Ireland in the Public Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
8th annual conference of AFIS (Association of Franco-Irish Studies), Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, 25-26 May 2012
contact email: 
Eugene.obrien@mic.ul.ie; john.mcdonagh@mic.ul.ie

France has been a cultural icon for centuries. Its reputation for refinement, sophistication, gastronomy and architecture is appreciated and respected across the world.

Edited Collection on Sherlock Holmes Adaptations

full name / name of organization: 
Mareike Jenner, Stephanie Jones, Nia Edwards-Behi, Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, Aberystwyth University
contact email: 
mmj09@aber.ac.uk; sbj@aber.ac.uk; nne09@aber.ac.uk

Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories have recently gained new popularity through a variety of adaptations and re-interpretations in a broad variety of media forms.

CFP: “Queer Interventions and Intersections” *EXTENDED DEADLINE*

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine
contact email: 
transscriptsjournal@gmail.com

Call for Submissions
*Extended Deadline*

Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference - March 23- 24

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Comparative Feminism, Postmodernism, Postcolonialism: Gender and Sexual Identity in Contemporary Turkish Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Jaspal K. Singh, Mary Lou O'Neil and Şehnaz Şişmanoğlu Şimşek (Northern Michigan Universtiy and Kadir Has University)
contact email: 
jsingh@nmu.edu; mloneil@khas.edu.tr, sehnaz.sismanoglu@khas.edu.tr

Call for Papers (Deadline 1st May, 2012)

Comparative Feminism, Postmodernism, Postcolonialism: Gender and Sexual Identity in Contemporary Turkish Literature and Culture

‘Theatre Plays on British Television’ conference, 19 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster, UK
contact email: 
a.wrigley@westminster.ac.uk

The first conference arising from the AHRC-funded research project Screen Plays: Theatre Plays on British Television will be held at the University of Westminster on Friday 19 October 2012.

'Comics, Religion & Politics' Lancaster University 4-5th September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Laycock, Lancaster University
contact email: 
e.laycock@lancaster.ac.uk

(un)SAFE: An Interdisciplinary Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
un.safe.2012@gmail.com

(un)SAFE an interdisciplinary gender, sexuality, and women’s studies graduate student conference at the University of Pennsylvania December 6th and 7th, 2012 with a keynote address by Laure

[UPDATE] "SHATTERING" Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
agse201011@gmail.com

Shattering
“A Thought, Even a Possibility, Can Shatter and Transform”
~ Friedrich Nietzsche

[UPDATE] Vonnegut and Humor

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze and Robert T. Tally, Jr.
contact email: 
pkunze@fsu.edu and robert.tally@txstate.edu

2011 may well have been called "The Year of Kurt Vonnegut." In April the Library of America issued a volume including his novels from 1963 to 1973, effectively canonizing Vonnegut.

Entity and Identity in Bioethics, Paris International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Ars Identitatis
contact email: 
registration@identitatis.org

Ars Identitatis encourages interdisciplinary debates, that is why we are inviting anyone who could contribute to this debate (Professors, Researchers, Journalists, NGO activists, Lawyers, Clerics, etc

CFP-Mothering in Literature and Film Panel at the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA) Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
djsmithsilva@yahoo.com

The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA) will have their annual conference on October 11-13, 2012 in Boulder, Colorado.

Call For Webtexts: Open Topic

full name / name of organization: 
Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy
contact email: 
kcommunications@gmail.com

Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, one of the leading peer-reviewed journals in English Studies, publishes scholarship that examines digital and multimodal composing practices an

Mad Narrators - University of Bordeaux (France), 18- 20 octobre 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bordeaux 3
contact email: 
schmitt.arnaud@orange.fr

Call for Papers
International Conference « Les narrateurs fous /Mad narrators ».
University of Bordeaux 3, 18- 20 octobre 2012.

Extended Deadline for proposals for Critical Themes in Media Studies conference

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Themes in Media Studies at the New School
contact email: 
criticalthemes@gmail.com

The graduate students of the Department of Media Studies and Film at The New School are pleased to announce a call for papers and projects to the 12th annual Critical Themes in Media Studies Conferenc

CFP: Edited Collected on the Recently-Concluded WB/CW Series Smallville [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Bowling Green State University
contact email: 
barkerc65@gmail.com, Smallville.Book@gmail.com

The deadline for our edited collection on Smallville has been extended to January 31, 2012. Please take this additional time to submit an abstract!

MLA Special Session: The Mechanics of Fictional World-Making (3/1/12; Boston 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Elaine Auyoung, Rutgers University
contact email: 
elaine.auyoung@rutgers.edu

MLA Special Session
The Mechanics of Fictional World-Making
Boston, January 2013

[Update] Call for Papers--Imaginatio et Ratio: A Journal of Theology and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Imaginatio et Ratio: A Journal of Theology and the Arts
contact email: 
imaginatioetratio@gmail.com

Imaginatio et Ratio: A Journal of Theology and the Arts is a peer reviewed journal primarily focusing on the intersection between the arts and theology, hoping to allow imagination and reason to be se

[UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE]: edited collection: BUST CULTURE: NOTES FROM THE GREAT RECESSION

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Kirk Boyle (UNC Asheville) and Daniel Mrozowski (Trinity College)
contact email: 
bustculture@gmail.com

We are specifically seeking two or three proposals covering the following areas: bust culture as represented on Network Television, in Fictional Film, and through Popular Literature.

Narratives Mediated: (dis)junctions 2012, April 13-14

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside, graduate English department
contact email: 
disjunctions2012@gmail.com

Narratives Mediated: (dis)junctions 2012
19th annual graduate student conference
University of California, Riverside
April 13-14th, 2012

Abstracts due: February 17th, 2012

"Antagonisms." Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist

Francophone Literature of Africa and the Caribbean (2012 RMMLA Convention) Call for Papers- Submission Deadline: March 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Marie Chantale Mofin
contact email: 
mcmofin@unm.edu

The session “Francophone Literature of Africa and the Caribbean” at the 66th Annual Convention of the RMMLA is devoted to Francophone Literatures, Cultures, and Film of Africa and the Caribbean.

CFP: Shakespeare across Media: National Taiwan University Shakespeare Forum (Taipei, 06/7-9/2012; abstracts due 02/15/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
National Taiwan University Shakespeare Forum
contact email: 
blei@ntu.edu.tw

Shakespeare across Media: 6th Conference of the NTU Shakespeare Forum (National Taiwan University, Taipei, June 7-9, 2012)

Call for Papers

Multiplicities: Mapping Identity Through Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Multiplicities: Mapping Identity through Literature
Tenth Annual Graduate Student Conference
The Department of English and the Division of Languages and Literature

Sensualising Deformity: Communication and Construction of Monstrous Embodiment (Last Call)

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
sdefconference@ed.ac.uk

Deformity is traditionally sanitised and fitted into a structure of normality. The academy tends to obscure the complexity of the sensuous/sensual/sensed body of the deformed subject, and of the questions, anxieties, and denials which surround deformity when it is located within a continuum of sense.

From freak exhibitions and fairs, medical examinations and discoveries to various portrayals in arts and literature, images of deformity (or monstrosity, used separately or interchangeably depending on context) have captivated us for centuries. The result is a significant body of critical and artistic works where these bodies are dissected, politicized, exhibited, objectified or even beatified. Nonetheless, there remains a gap, an unexplored, unspoken or neglected aspect of this complex field of study which needs further consideration.

Conference CFP: 'Viewer, I married him': Reading (Re)Productions of the Long Nineteenth Century in Period Drama

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull, Kingston-upon-Hull, UK
contact email: 
readingreproductions@gmail.com

29 June, 2012
Derwent Building, University of Hull

ABSTRACT DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2012
POSTGRADUATE BURSARY DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2012

Call for Contributions to the special issue of _Anglistica_ on "Writing Exile: Women, the Arts, and Technologies"

full name / name of organization: 
_Anglistica A.I.O.N._, An Interdisciplinary Journal issued by the University of Naples, "L'Orientale"
contact email: 
Editors: Wanda Balzano (balzanow@wfu.edu) and Silvana Carotenuto (silcarot@tiscali.it).

Submissions are invited for publication in “Writing Exile: Women, The Arts, and Technologies” edited by Wanda Balzano (balzanow@wfu.edu) and Silvana Carotenuto (silcarot@tiscali.it).

From Wall Street to Main Street: The Regional Politics of Occupying (an edited collection, April 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer and Nathan Crook
contact email: 
occupydefiance@gmail.com.

Broad messages, complicated political positions, and blurred generational and class lines characterize and problematize the Occupy Wall Street movement.

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. We

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] General Call for papers Popular Culture - Niagara Falls May 10-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association of Canada
contact email: 
conference@canpop.ca

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Popular Culture Association of Canada will be held at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

PLAYING WITH FIRE. THE METAMORPHOSES OF SACRIFICE IN CONTEMPORARY CINEMA

full name / name of organization: 
Costica Bradatan
contact email: 
bradatan@hotmail.com

First Call for Papers: PLAYING WITH FIRE. THE METAMORPHOSES OF SACRIFICE IN CONTEMPORARY CINEMA

A Special Issue of “ANGELAKI – The Journal of the Theoretical Humanities”

[UPDATE] CFP | Emerging Scholars in Performance Studies

full name / name of organization: 
ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group
contact email: 
gty2104@columbia.edu

Call for Papers: PSFG/ATHE 2012 Emerging Scholars Panel

Rhetorical Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jessie.richards@utah.edu

This session focuses on the analysis and interpretation of a wide range of rhetorical artifacts from the perspective of rhetorical theory.

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