category: film and television

Child Actors/Child Stars: Juvenile Performance on Screen

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sunderland/University of Sussex
contact email: 
Susan Smith (drsusan.smith@sunderland.ac.uk) and Michael Lawrence (michael.lawrence@sussex.ac.uk).

[UPDATE] ‘To fasten words again to visible things’: the American imagetext

full name / name of organization: 
University of East Anglia
contact email: 
americanimagetext@gmail.com

Final call for papers:

A two day conference held by the American Studies department at the University of East Anglia, 18th-19th June 2011

Keynote speakers:
WJT Mitchell:

CFP: Torchwood Declassified: Investigating Mainstream Cult Television

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rebecca Williams/University of Glamorgan
contact email: 
rwillia3@glam.ac.uk

CFP: Torchwood Declassified: Investigating Mainstream Cult Television

[UPDATE] 35th Anniversay IAPL conference - May 23-29, 2011 - NCKU, Tainan, Taiwan

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
labyrinth.blanc@gmail.com

Call for Papers (Organized Sessions)

35th Anniversary International Assosiation for Philosophy and Literature Conference at National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan,

Women on trial. Pleadings, testimony, verdicts

full name / name of organization: 
Eftihia Mihelakis
contact email: 
eftihia.mihelakis@umontreal.ca

Cette session qui aura lieu au prochain congrès du MLA à Seattle (3 au 6 janvier 2012) sera consacrée aux représentations contemporaines des femmes face à la loi au cinéma, en littérature et à

[UPDATE] "Angel of Newness" (Concentric special issue) -- deadline extended to 3/20

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Call for Contributions --
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
September 2011 issue --

BORDERS (23-24 May 2011) - Ege University - İzmir / TURKEY

full name / name of organization: 
II. INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM
contact email: 
egeius2011@gmail.com

Hey you(th)!
Stop! Take a breath and hear our call!

Upon a Precipice [UPDATE]-- Deadline EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English, California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
jada.augustine@gmail.com

AGSE Call For Papers— Upon A Precipice

CFP: Digital Humanities and Hispanism - An Electronic Roundtable (Abstracts 15 Mar 2011; Convention: 5-8 Jan 2012, MLA, Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA, Special Session
contact email: 
kykietrys@davidson.edu

This electronic round-table will showcase different ways digital media and tools inform teaching, scholarship, publication, and collaboration within Hispanism.

CFP- Heterotopias

full name / name of organization: 
Heterotopias
contact email: 
mecunni07@earlham.edu

A new undergraduate, peer-reviewed journal of critical theory.

Nonhuman Narratives - Weds 27 April 2011 - UK

full name / name of organization: 
Bournemouth University, UK
contact email: 
jround@bournemouth.ac.uk

The Narrative Research Group, based in the Media School at Bournemouth University, will be hosting their second symposium at the Executive Business Centre on Wednesday 27 April 2011.

Update: Deadline March 30th: The Politics of the Visual and the Vocal in Caribbean Space

full name / name of organization: 
Caribbean Intransit: A Caribbean Arts Journal
contact email: 
caribintransit@gmail.com

From carnival costumes to music, from paintings to folktales, from sculptures to spoken words, artists and storytellers have used the cultures of the Caribbean Basin to create unique expressions that

The Aesthetics of Security in Literature and Visual Media

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary, University of London/Justus Liebig University Giessen
contact email: 
kai.sicks@gcsc.uni-giessen.de

The contemporary debate surrounding “communities of security” inquires, in particular, into culturally disseminated representations of normality, against which the dangerous is demarcated.

Originations: Dangers and Desires [MLA 2012, Jan 5-8]

full name / name of organization: 
Regina Yung Lee
contact email: 
ryung001@ucr.edu

This session welcomes papers concerning representations and intimations of nostalgic utopias, formative memory, and mother tongues, in order to discuss the dangerous necessities inherent in desiring o

RMMLA Southern Literature Deadline for submissions: March 1

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
judith.strathearn@colorado.edu

We are seeking participants for the panel on Southern Literature at the 2011 RMMLA Convention in Scottsdale, AZ.

RMMLA Special Topics Session: Folklore, Identity, and Contemporary Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
judith.strathearn@colorado.edu

We are seeking participants for a special topics session at the 2011 RMMLA Convention in Scottsdale, AZ discussing a connection between folklore and contemporary (1970-2009) fictional texts and how we

Folia linguistica et litteraria - scientific journal for language and literature studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montenegro
contact email: 
foliaredakcija@gmail.com.

Folia linguistica et litteraria is a scientific journal for language and literature studies, founded at the Faculty of Philosophy, Nikšić, University of Montenegro in 2010.

Seeking submissions for Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 issue of The Projector

full name / name of organization: 
The Projector: Film and Media Journal
contact email: 
cbaron@bgsu.edu

The Projector is a peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to the study of the intersections between film, media and culture. We are currently seeking essays for our Fall 2011and Spring 2012 issues.

"More Than Words Can Say: A Conference on MultiModal Composition" With Guest Speaker Dr. Cynthia Selfe April 2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by Wright State University's English Conference Organization
contact email: 
ECOWSU@gmail.com

In a recent CCC article, Steven Fraiberg argues for an approach to composition studies Crossing disciplinary, geographic, and linguistic boundaries.

CFP: Shakespeare and Film (Abstracts: 30 April 2011; Conference: 13-15 October 2011; Jaipur, India)

full name / name of organization: 
Nita N. Kumar/ The Shakespeare Society of India and The IIS University
contact email: 
nitakr@gmail.com

Increasingly Shakespeare studies have included in their ambit performance both on stage and screen, and some of the most interesting recent critical studies have been in this area.

Battlegrounds: Sites and Sights of Conflict Oct. 14-15, 2011; abstracts by Apr. 15

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh Film Studies Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

For over a century, visual media have played a crucial role in how war and political conflicts are waged, presented, represented, and digested in sites around the globe.

[UPDATE] Fin-de-Siecle Pedagogies; MLA, Seattle, WA, January 5-8, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Helena Gurfinkel, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu

Topics may include, but are not limited to: the dissemination of sexual “knowledge,” lecture tours, public health education, schools & universities, homoeroticism and pedagogy, education & the New

Special Issue: Boys in Film [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffery P. Dennis/Thymos: Journal of Boyhood Studies
contact email: 
dennisjp@oneonta.edu

The submission deadline for the Boys in Film special issue of Thymos: Journal of Boyhood Studies has been extended to April 1st.

Sensation, Reason, ImaginationGothic Evolutions, 28th-30th October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew McInnes, University of Exeter
contact email: 
am361@exeter.ac.uk

This conference pursues two linked aims: first, to explore the Gothic’s relationship with science – fact, fiction and fantasy – especially its fascination with the cognitive, psychological and b

Duration (Before and) After Media

full name / name of organization: 
OCAD University, Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
dcecchetto@faculty.ocad.ca

In the context of ubiquitous technology, the question of duration has emerged as a powerful interdisciplinary tool for investigating the interstices that both separate and sustain medial, technologica

"Theories of Life in the 20th and 21st Centuries,​" Rutgers Interdisci​plinary Humanities Conference (2.26.11)

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University
contact email: 
tyler.bradway@gmail.com

Theories of Life in the 20th and 21st Centuries
Rutgers Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference

"Theories of Life in the 20th and 21st Centuries" brings together

Proposed Special Session for MLA 2012 Seattle: War and the Language of Comedy. Paper proposals due March 13 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna Scutts and Susan Harlan/Modern Language Association
contact email: 
warcomedyMLA@gmail.com

Soliciting papers exploring connections between war and comedy; how war, soldiers and violence have been represented through comic language or form. Medieval to Modern.

[UPDATE] "Women and War" at RMMLA, 2011. ABSTRACT DEADLINE APPROACHING: 03/01/11.

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nlcarter@gwmail.gwu.edu

Paper proposals exploring the role of women in times of war are invited for a Special Topic Session at the upcoming Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association convention.

Rhetoric of Rap (4/30/2011 Abstract; 11/4-11/6,2011) SAMLA in ATL

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Trayers
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

CFP Detail:
The Rhetoric of Rap (History of Rhetoric Panel) SAMLA

Essay Collection: Film Adaptations of Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Due: July 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Ailles and Donald G. Moore
contact email: 
jenniferailles@yahoo.com, mooredonaldg@gmail.com

Essays for a forthcoming collection on Film Adaptations of Shakespeare’s The Tempest.

Due: July 1, 2011

Edited by Jennifer L. Ailles and Donald G. Moore

[UPDATE] Alien Nation: A Conference on British Telefantasy, deadline reminder

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University, UK
contact email: 
james.leggott@northumbria.ac.uk

ALIEN NATION: A CONFERENCE ON BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION, HORROR AND FANTASY TELEVISION
20-21 July 2011, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
Deadline for abstracts: 1st March 2011.

Transcultural/Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare

full name / name of organization: 
Outerspeares
contact email: 
gems@uoguelph.ca

Outerspeares: Transcultural / Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare
The 1st Annual Conference of the Guelph Early Modern Studies Group
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario - November 1, 2011

Learning a New Language: Performing Identity in Later Life (MLA 5-8 Jan. 2012, abstract by March 7)

full name / name of organization: 
Valerie Lipscomb
contact email: 
lipscomb@sar.usf.edu

In this proposed 2012 MLA special session, sponsored by the Age Studies Discussion Group, panelists examine the mutually constitutive relationship between performance and aging.

Call For Paper SPECS March 15, 2011 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Specs is a journal of contemporary culture and arts
contact email: 
critical@specsjournal.org

Specs is a journal of contemporary culture and arts at Rollins College that aims to create sympathetic interfaces between artistic and critical practices.

[UPDATE] Mediascape Spring 2011 Issue: Space in Cinema, Media, and Digital Culture - Submission Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Mediascape, UCLA's Online Journal for Film, Television, and Digital Media
contact email: 
mediascape@tft.ucla.edu

Space is constructed within the cinematic text, and the space of spectatorship is an ever-changing beast.

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