category: film and television

[REMINDER] The Apocalypse and its Discontents (9/1/10; 12/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster
contact email: 
M.Germana@westminster.ac.uk

Directors Spotlight: Akira Kurosawa

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Popmatters.com
contact email: 
chant@popmatters.com, moore@popmatters.com, editor@popmatters.com

In our next Director’s Spotlight series, PopMatters offers readers an insightful week-long series exploring the work one of the most influential filmmakers of the modern era, Japanese auteur Akira K

Call for Abstracts: Reimagining The Archive

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Reimagining The Archive: Remapping & Remixing Traditional Models in the Digital Era
contact email: 
digital@ucla.edu

The Organizing Committee invites the submission of brief proposals for presentations (papers, demonstrations, installations, creative works, media) related to the following conference themes:

[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

[UPDATE] Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation (conference: 2-4 Sept. 2010, EXTENDED deadline: 09 July 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue Comparative Literature Program
contact email: 
graphic.engagement@gmail.com

The Purdue Comparative Literature Program presents the 2010 Conference

Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation

Purdue University – West Lafayette, IN


The Place of the Graphic Narrative in Media Studies [SCMS 2011, August 5th 2010 Proposal Deadline]

full name / name of organization: 
Drew Morton, University of California-Los Angeles
contact email: 
damorton@ucla.edu

In the early 2000s, the Society for Cinema Studies officially changed its name to the Society for Cinema and Media Studies as a means of acknowledging both the proliferation of different forms of medi

Neomedievalism

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Northeast Modern Language Association Convention [April 7-11, 2011]
contact email: 
daniel.lukes@nyu.edu

Neomedievalism, as cultural antithetical fantasy to our ongoing “modernity,” has since Umberto Eco’s 1973 essay “Dreaming of the Middle Ages,” developed as mode of global/local geopolitical

[UPDATE] Twentieth-Century Blake (Abstracts Due 9/30/2010; NeMLA Conference April 7-10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Jon Gagas / Temple University
contact email: 
jongagas@temple.edu

Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2010

Call for Papers

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

April 7-10, 2011

[UPDATE] Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2010 (18-19 August 2010; extended deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
e.kofmel@sussexcentre.org

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2010

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

Call for Papers: Cinesonika Festival and Conference (Nov. 13th-14th) seeks contributions on Sound and the Moving Image

full name / name of organization: 
CINESONIKA FESTIVAL AND CONFERENCE
contact email: 
info@cinesonika.com

CINESONIKA: The First International Film and Video Festival of Innovative Sound Design is adding a conference component.

Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Darren Garvey, Conference Coordinator
contact email: 
humanities@hichumanities.org

Submission/Proposal Deadline: August 21st, 2010

UPDATE--LOVE AND SEX IN ALAN MOORE, EDITED COLLECTION [July 15 deadline for abstracts]

full name / name of organization: 
Defiance College
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

I now have a dozen submissions and would like a few more by the July 15 deadline.

Silent and Ineffable: Functions of the Unsaid in Literature and the Humanities. Nov. 26-27th, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
contact email: 
ntuteng@ntut.edu.tw

“Love, and be silent,” Cordelia says in Act One. To some, Cordelia’s verbal intransigence toward Lear marks her as proud and stiff-necked, to others as truth incarnate.

Summer Call for Curators

full name / name of organization: 
In Media Res
contact email: 
inmediares.gsu@gmail.com

Summer Call for Curators
In Media Res

CFP: Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference 2nd Futurist Theory and Fiction: Fear, Horror, and Terror(ism) University of

full name / name of organization: 
Lee Baxter & David Briggs / SETS department of University of Guelph
contact email: 
future@uoguelph.ca

Stephen King once stated: “everything we do has a history.

CFP: The Big Screen vs. The Small Screen (Feb 16 2011 conference; Oct 1 2010 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Canterbury Christ Church University, UK
contact email: 
andrew.utterson@cant.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS:

The Big Screen vs. The Small Screen

A one-day conference exploring the competing cultures and contexts of cinema and television in a changing media environment

Nebula Latest Issue and CFP (AUGUST 10, 2010)

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NEBULA: A JORNAL OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCHOLARSHIP
contact email: 
nebula@nobleworld.biz

RE: Nebula Latest Issue & Call For Papers

Nebula 7.1/7.2 is now online with unrestricted access at http://www.nebula.la .

The Second Birth of Cinema: A Centenary Conference (1-2 July 1911; 30 Sept 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Shail
contact email: 
a.e.shail@ncl.ac.uk

*The Second Birth of Cinema: A Centenary Conference*
Percy Building, Newcastle University, 1-2 July 2011
Keynote speakers: André Gaudreault & Philippe Marion, Ian Christie, Joe Kember

Adapting Poe: Re-Imaginings in Popular Culture [October 15,2010]

full name / name of organization: 
Carl Sederholm and Dennis Perry
contact email: 
csederholm@gmail.com or dperry@byu.edu

We invite contributors to submit proposals for a volume of essays on the wide range of media in which Poe texts have been adapted: feature films, television, radio, and stage dramas, music, comics and

The Dark Spectacle: Landscapes of Devastation in Film and Photography

full name / name of organization: 
Culture and Space Journal: International Journal of Social Spaces. Special edition.
contact email: 
dark.spectacle@gmail.com

In Regarding the Pain of Others, Susan Sontag writes that “to find beauty in war seems heartless,” but that “the landscape of devastation is still a landscape.” She points out that the “cla

CFP - Immersions: Breaching Reality through Play (NeMLA - April 7-10, 2011 - New Brunswick, NJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Evan Torner / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
etorner@german.umass.edu

In a world which has all but gone digital, new ludic explorations of the porous “magic circle” between reality and fantasy are now fully underway.

Twentieth-Century Blake

full name / name of organization: 
Jon Gagas / Temple University
contact email: 
jongagas@temple.edu

Recent scholarship has explored William Blake’s influence on a number of twentieth-century writers, from W.B. Yeats to Philip K. Dick and Laura Moriarty. This panel seeks to find new links between Blake and the twentieth-century writers with whom he is most often associated – Yeats, Huxley, and Lawrence, among others – and to put Blake’s art in dialogue with other artists, including graphic novelists, filmmakers, and non-Anglo-American writers.

Precious and Push-- Black Camera (IUPress)

full name / name of organization: 
Black Camera Journal
contact email: 
PRECIOUSJOURNALISSUE@GMAIL.COM

Black Camera invites submissions for a special issue or section of a future issue devoted to a critical assessment of the Film Precious and the Novel Push by Sapphire (upon which Precious is based) to

[UPDATE] Literature and the Sacred (EXTENDED deadline for abstracts: July 23rd; conference: October 14–16th, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Center for the Studies of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu or jesse_crisler@byu.edu

The conference will include sessions on Literature, the Sacred, and Texts; Literature, the Sacred, and the Environment; and Literature, the Sacred, and Philosophy.

Poster Presentations: SAMLA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA
contact email: 
dparker@gardner-webb.edu

In addition to traditional paper sessions and roundtables, through the poster presentation session, SAMLA welcomes visual presentations as well.

Call for papers - information history

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Toni Weller
contact email: 
tweller@dmu.ac.uk

The international, peer reviewed journal, Library & Information History is seeking submissions for a special issue on Information History.

Subjectivity in Performance: Issues of Identity in Post-Independence Indian Drama

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Vellikkeel Raghavan
contact email: 
vellikkeelraghavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality
contact email: 
joseph@gelfer.net

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is an online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. JMMS is published twice a year with provision for other special editions.

[UPDATE] CFP: Horror Ad Nauseam: The Changing Face of Horror

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Cinephile
contact email: 
info@cinephile.ca

Call for Papers: Horror Ad Nauseam
Volume 6.2 of Cinephile, the Film Journal of the University of British Columbia

Deadline for Abstracts: 30 June 2010

CFP: 21st-Century Medievalisms Roundtable (9/1/10; Kalamazoo, MI 5/12-15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa/The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY MEDIEVALISMS:
RE-ENVISIONING THE MEDIEVAL IN THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD (ROUNDTABLE)
THE 46TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MEDIEVAL STUDIES,

CFP: Arthurian Villains on Film/TV/Etc (9/1/10; Kalamazoo, MI 5/12-15/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa/The Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Villains of the Matter of Britain
contact email: 
ArthurianVillainyResearch@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
ARTHURIAN VILLAINS ON FILM:
STUDIES IN COMMEMORATION OF THE THIRTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF JOHN BOORMAN'S EXCALIBUR
THE 46TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MEDIEVAL STUDIES,

Serial Narratives and Temporality

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Convention 2011, Rutgers University
contact email: 
toni.pape@umontreal.ca

This panel addresses the various relationships between seriality and temporality.

CFP: Horror Ad-Nauseum: The Changing Face of Horror

full name / name of organization: 
Cinephile, The Film Journal of The University of British Columbia
contact email: 
info@cinephile.ca

Call for Papers: Horror Ad Nauseum
Volume 6.2 of Cinephile, the Film Journal of the University of British Columbia

Deadline for Abstracts: 30 June 2010

Shakespeare on Film: What to Cut and What to Keep without Putting Us to Sleep, SAMLA, July 5 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Herb Parker, Assistant Professor, East Tennessee State University
contact email: 
parkerh@etsu.edu

Shakespeare on Film: What to Cut and What to Keep without Putting Us to Sleep

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