category: film and television

Special Effects: New Histories, Theories, Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
Edited by Michael Duffy [Towson University], Dan North [University of Exeter], and Bob Rehak [Swarthmore College]
contact email: 
fxnewhistories@gmail.com

Deadline for Abstracts: 1 March 2011
Deadline for Submissions: 1 January 2012

Commitment

full name / name of organization: 
The department of Comparative Literature, UC Irvine
contact email: 
commitmentconference@gmail.com

The Graduate Students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine present an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on April 29th, 2011.
COMMITMENT

CFP: Documentary Techniques in Pornographic Film and Video (NYU, August 11-14, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Visible Evidence 18
contact email: 
drnels@gmail.com

Proposals are invited for a panel to be entitled "Documentary Techniques in Pornographic Film and Video" to be proposed for Visible Evidence 18, which is being held at New York University from August

Forum Journal CfP: Issue 12 - Authenticity (Deadline 14 February 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

The idea of ‘authenticity’ assumes that a work can be ‘genuine’, ‘authoritative’, ‘legitimate’: rooted in fact or truth.

The Importance of Kitsch, deadline January 31, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the April 2011 edition of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the various intellectual, artistic, emotional, and political manifestations of kitsch in our time.

The Great War: From Memory to History, 10-12 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
greatwar@uwo.ca

The Great War: From Memory to History

An Inter-disciplinary Conference at The University of Western Ontario

10-12 November, 2011

specs journal 4th vol: "Kaleidoscopic Point." Due: March 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
specs journal
contact email: 
editors@specsjournal.org

"Kaleidoscopic Point"

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

[UPDATE] ISEA2011 ISTANBUL - ALL DEADLINES EXTENDED TO JANUARY 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ISEA2011 Istanbul
contact email: 
ISEA2011@sabanciuniv.edu

Dear All,

for ISEA2011 Istanbul all selected papers will be published in the conference proceedings with ISBN, ISSN and DOI.

ALL DEADLINES HAVE BEEN EXTENDED to JANUARY 15, 2011.

Serialization: Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Steven J. Venturino
contact email: 
sventurino@earthlink.net

Submissions and queries are welcome for a volume of essays that reflects the growing interest both in teaching serial narratives themselves and teaching narratives in a serial manner.

Lost and Found: Nostalgia in Media - February 25th and 26th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
New York University - Department of Cinema Studies
contact email: 
cinecon2011@gmail.com

Call for Papers: LOST AND FOUND: Nostalgia in Media

NYU Cinema Studies Student Conference, Spring 2011

February 25-26, 2011 -- New York University, New York, NY

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline for Schuylkill Graduate Journal--1/18/11

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Schuylkill graduate journal is seeking submissions from all disciplines for our 9th volume of critical essays and book reviews to be published in Spring of 2011 (online and in print).

Undergraduate Humanities Research - Apollon eJournal

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Cohen / Berea College and Apollon eJournal
contact email: 
jasonecohen@gmail.com

Apollon eJournal invites college and university undergraduate students to help edit or get published in a new peer-reviewed digital humanities publication.

BORDERS (May 23-24, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Ege University, Faculty of Letters, Izmir, Turkey
contact email: 
egeius2011@gmail.com

The 2nd International Undergraduate Symposium, organized by the undergraduate students of Departments of English Language and Literature and American Culture and Literature, will be held on 23-24 May

[UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED] Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma & Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University
March 3 – 4, 2011

Keynote Address by Dr. Shoshana Felman, Emory University

PCEA Conference - Narratives of Travel & Navigation: English by Water, Air, Land, and Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
pcea2011erie@gmail.com

Erie, Pennsylvania, the state’s only port city, has historically served as a center for maritime and rail travel.

PANEL 'The Time of Protest' @ The Revolution of Time and the Time of Revolution Conference

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

Gnovis - Spring 2011 - Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Lauren Barnett / gnovis online journal
contact email: 
lab242@georgetown.edu

gnovis is Georgetown's online peer-reviewed journal devoted to interdisciplinary scholarship at the intersection of communication, culture and technology.

[UPDATE] Irish Postgraduate Film Research Seminar: Space and Time in Film, 29-30 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University College Cork, Ireland
contact email: 
filmseminar.ucc@gmail.com

Irish Postgraduate Film Research Seminar 2011
Space and Time in Film
University College Cork, Ireland
29–30 March 2011

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Diane Negra (University College Dublin)

PLAYFUL INTERRUPTIONS IN RECENT FILM (6/1/2011; MMLA, 11/3-6/2011)

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

In Jean-Luc Nancy's The Inoperative Community representations are not just works of art (oeuvre); they also, in fact, work.

Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma and Culture [UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED]

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University
March 3 – 4, 2011

Keynote Address by Dr. Shoshana Felman, Emory University

[UPDATE]: Arthurian Legend at the PCA/ACA deadline extended to December 15

full name / name of organization: 
Arthurian Legend at the PCA/ACA
contact email: 
kaufmana@mtsu.edu

The deadline for abstract submissions to the Arthurian Legend sessions at the Popular and American Culture Associations has been extended to December 15th!

(UPDATE) Film Area

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

Proposal deadline closing December 15th for 20-minute presentations on contemporary and classical film, ranging from critical essays to analyses employing recognized research methodologies.

(In)Visible Subjects: Bodies, Spaces, Disciplines

full name / name of organization: 
UCI Visual Studies Graduate Conference
contact email: 
invisibleconf2011@googlegroups.com

(In)Visible Subjects: Bodies, Spaces, Disciplines.

An interdisciplinary conference sponsored by the Graduate Program in Visual and Studies at the University of California, Irvine

Reading Nollywood: An International Symposium, March 23-25, 2011 at the University of Lagos, Nigeria

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos, Nigeria
contact email: 
bic.leu@fulbrightmail.org

*Conveners: Professor Duro Oni (University of Lagos),
Professor Onookome Okome (University of Alberta/Pan African University,
Bic Leu (US Fulbright Fellow/University of Lagos)

Update: Fun & Games, March 24-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum University of Michigan
contact email: 
CLIFF.umich@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS & Workshop Submissions

15th annual Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum (CLIFF)
March 24-26 2011
University of Michigan- Ann Arbor

*
Fun & Games

LAST CALL: CFP: Doctor Who &/or Torchwood SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/15/10; 4/20-23/11)

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

Call for Papers Science Fiction and Fantasy Area: Special Area: Doctor Who &/or Torchwood

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations

LAST CALL: CFP: Supernatural (TV Series) SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/15/10; 4/20-23/11)

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

Call for Papers Science Fiction and Fantasy Area: Special Area: Supernatural

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference

LAST CALL: CFP: True Blood SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/15/10; 4/20-23/11)

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

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

LAST CALL: CFP: The Works of Joss Whedon, SW/TX PCA/ACA, (12/15/10; 4/20-23/11)

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

Call for Papers Science Fiction and Fantasy Area: Special Area: The Works of Joss Whedon

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference

Popmatters: 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

Writers assemble!

[UPDATE] Oklahoma State University English Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at Oklahoma State University, an organization of English graduate students and faculty members committed to promoting student academic development and s

Documentary as body genre

full name / name of organization: 
Visible Evidence 18, August 11-14, 2011, NYU
contact email: 
feng-mei@gmx.de

Documentary as body genre

Medieval Film/TV/Electronic Games Paper(s)

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

The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages is seeking a paper or papers to round out a session on medievalism in film, TV, or electronic games for the 2011 Plymouth State

[UPDATE] Women and Challenge - March 24-25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of South Dakota
contact email: 
swolfe@usd.edu

Women and Challenge will be the focus of The University of South Dakota’s Biennial Women’s Research Conference, to be held on the USD campus in Vermillion, SD on March 24 and 25, 2011.

Arab Culture in the U.S. Area [12/15/2010 - April 20-23, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
lhussein@mesacc.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

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