category: film and television

[Update} Deadline Extended 10/15/2012 Tim Burton: Works, Characters, Themes

full name / name of organization: 
Johnson Cheu, Michigan State University
contact email: 
cheu@msu.edu

To accommodate release of Frankenweenie and Dark Shadows, deadline extended till 10/15/2012. Ammended CFP:

CFP: Tim Burton: Works, Characters, Themes (collection)

2nd Global Conference,Making Sense Of: Play (July 2013, Oxford,United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
play2@inter-disciplinary.net

CFP: 2nd Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Play

Monday 22nd July – Wednesday 24th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations:

General Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Itineration: Cross-Disciplinary Studies in Rhetoric, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
itinerationjournal@gmail.com

Itineration: Cross-Disciplinary Studies in Rhetoric, Media, and Culture is an international, refereed publication devoted to mapping the intersections of rhetoric, media, and culture.

3rd Global Conference:Childhood (July 2013, Oxford,United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
child3@inter-disciplinary.net

CFP:3rd Global Conference
Childhood

Thursday 18th July – Saturday 20th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Contemporary Gendered Performance & Practice - 12th & 13th April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
performinggender2013@qub.ac.uk

In this postfeminist age, normative notions of masculinity and femininity are being challenged and questioned.

[UPDATE] LIMINA - DEADLINE EXTENSION OCTOBER 19th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 19TH, 2012
Call for Submissions, Volume 19, issue 1 of Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies

Positioning Post-1989 Eastern European Transnational Identities (ACLA, Toronto 4/4-7/2013; deadline 11/1/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
ioana.luca25@gmail.com

Presenters sought for a panel on "Positioning Post-1989 Eastern European Transnational Identities" at the 2013 meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association in Toronto.

African American and Cognitive Studies from 1st September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Jaya Shrivastava
contact email: 
jaya.hreem@gmail.com

African American Literature, Post Black Fiction and Cognitive Literature, Language and Literature, Linguistics, Stylistics, American Literature, Interdisciplinary Studies, Narratology, Literary Critic

Joss in June Conference on the Works of Joss Whedon (Conference Date: 29 June 2013 -- Deadline for Proposals: 01 January 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Ensley F. Guffey
contact email: 
ensleyguffey@gmail.com


“Science Fiction & Fictions in Science” (3/1/2013; abstracts due 11/15/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University, New Brunswick
contact email: 
scifi.fisci@gmail.com

“Science Fiction & Fictions in Science” (3/1/2013; abstracts due 11/15/2012)

[Update] John Huston's Adaptations, Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Wesley King/ Flagler College
contact email: 
wking@flagler.edu

Douglas McFarland, Professor of English, Flagler College
Wesley King, Assistant Professor of English, Flagler College

Edited Collection on John Huston’s Adaptations

Revelation, Revulsion, & Revolution - April 5, 2013 - April 6, 2013 (CFP due Nov. 30th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
AEGIS Graduate Student Organization, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
siucaegis@gmail.com

"… Oh! I would not tell you what is behind the black veil for the world! Are not you wild to know?"

International Henry James Conference, 9-10 May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
bgurenci@baskent.edu.tr

The Department of American Culture and Literature, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey, is pleased to announce its "International Henry James Conference," which will be held on 9-10 May 2013, at Bask

The 3rd Conference On Middle-earth, Part 2, 28 to 30 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The 3rd Conference On Middle-earth, Part 2
contact email: 
thain@3rdcome.org

The 3rd Conference On Middle-earth, Part 2 solicits papers, paper proposals, and panel proposals from scholars interested in any aspect of The Worlds of J. R.R. Tolkien.

Eighteenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (April 5, 2013/proposals due February 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
Ron.Kates@mtsu.edu

Eighteenth Conference On Baseball in Literature in Culture

April 5, 2013

On the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Mapping Animality (ACLA, University of Toronto, 4-7 April, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Suvadip Sinha, University of Toronto
contact email: 
suvadip.sinha@utoronto.ca

From their ubiquitous presence in folktales and fables to their anthropomorphized appearance in Hollywood blockbusters, from Picasso’s Guernica to the landscape of Iranian new wave cinema, animals t

Complicity (ACLA, Toronto, 4/4/13–4/7/13; deadline: 11/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Kotin, Princeton University / V. Joshua Adams, University of Chicago
contact email: 
jkotin@princeton.edu

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ACLA 2013, April 4–7, 2013, Toronto

Seminar: COMPLICITY

Organizers: V. Joshua Adams (University of Chicago), Joshua Kotin (Princeton University)

Translating Precarity- ACLA, 4-7 April 2013- University of Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Hunter and Anne-Lise François
contact email: 
weh5b@virginia.edu and afrancoi@berkeley.edu

Although recent criticism in literary studies has focused on the everyday and the ordinary, this seminar instead maps out a place for the precarious.

BDSM/Kink/Fetish Area of PCA/ACA National Conference (March 27-20, 2013; Deadline Nov 30)

full name / name of organization: 
BDSM/Kink/Fetish Area Chair: Sarah Frantz
contact email: 
sarahfrantz@gmail.com

PCA/ACA 2013 National Conference
Washington D.C., March 27-30, 2013
Call For Papers: BDSM/Kink/Fetish Area

Conference info: http://pcaaca.org/national-conference/

Without Sin: Taboo and Freedom within Digital Media, Leonardo Electronic Almanac - full article deadline Dec 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Leonardo Electronic Almanac
contact email: 
info@leoalmanac.org

This special edition will explore the notion of the moral economy of human activity and how this is translates (or not) within digital media.

AUTHENTICITY, March 15 2013, JLT 2013:2

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literary Theory
contact email: 
JLT@phil.uni-goettingen.de

Call for Articles: Journal of Literary Theory, Vol. 7, No. 2 (2013)

JLT – Journal of Literary Theory
Edited by Fotis Jannidis, Gerhard Lauer and Simone Winko
Published by de Gruyter

Intensities: The Journal of Cult Media

full name / name of organization: 
Screen Media, Brunel University
contact email: 
leon.hunt@brunel.ac.uk

Intensities: The Journal of Cult Media

Editor: Leon Hunt
Editor, Cult Media Review: Adrian Smith
Assistant Editors: Sarah Harman, Mark Adams

[UPDATE] CALL FOR PAPERS: CARICATURE: A LOST ORIGIN OF ANIMATION, Dartmouth April 19-21

full name / name of organization: 
Dartmouth College
contact email: 
boul.sc@gmail.com

This is a reminder call for a panel proposal for the Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference to be held at Dartmouth College, April 19 – 21 2013. (find general conference CFP below)

Neo-Victorianism and Feminism: New Approaches (Special Issue of Neo-Victorian Studies). Due 28 February 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Guest Editors: Tara MacDonald and Joyce Goggin
contact email: 
T.C.MacDonald@uva.nl and J.Goggin@uva.nl

Special Issue 2013
Neo-Victorianism and Feminism: New Approaches

call for papers and creative writing

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

Catalogued at the National Library in Ottawa, Canada, the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north is now in its fifth year of publication.

Hysteria Manifest: Cultural Lives of a Great Disorder / Deadline 15 March 2013

full name / name of organization: 
English Studies in Canada (ESC)
contact email: 
derritt@ualberta.ca, przybylo@ualberta.ca

English Studies in Canada (ESC) invites submissions for a special issue entitled “Hysteria Manifest: Cultural Lives of a Great Disorder,” guest edited by Ela Przybylo and Derritt Mason.

[UPDATE] You Can’t Be Serious (John Douglas Taylor Conference) Deadline Extended October 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Cultural Studies, McMaster University
contact email: 
tayconf@mcmaster.ca

CFP Deadline extended to October 15th

Call for Papers: You Can’t Be Serious
An Exploration of the Idea, Importance and Influence of Seriousness

The Work of Return (edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Attewell (McMaster University); Sarah Trimble (University of Toronto)
contact email: 
attewen@mcmaster.ca; s.trimble@utoronto.ca

The Work of Return (edited collection)

[UPDATE] NeMLA 2013 - Theorizing Tension in Television Drama

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
rpc2108@columbia.edu

NeMLA 2013 - Theorizing Tension in Television Drama
full name / name of organization:
Roderick Cooke, Columbia University
contact email:
rpc2108@columbia.edu

This Rough Magic [UPDATE] - Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Lit. - 11/16/12

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org)
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

Living By The Code: An Exploration of Morality and Ethics, March 8-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
iupegoconference2013@gmail.com

Morality and ethics shape our lives in a plethora of ways.

Fan Culture and Theory PCA/ACA March 27-30

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
klarsen@gwu.edu

Proposals for both panels and individual papers are now being accepted for all aspects of Fan Culture and Theory.
Submission deadline is November 30, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS: Anthology on Zombies, Sex and Sexuality (deadline fro proposals: 9th November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Steve Jones, Northumbria University
contact email: 
zombiesexuality@gmail.com

Apologies for cross-posting

CALL FOR PAPERS: Anthology on Zombies, Sex and Sexuality

1st Global Conference: Virtualosity: Gaming, Interfaces and Digital Arts (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
di1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Virtualosity: Gaming, Interfaces and Digital Arts

Monday 4th February – Wednesday 6th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE] Edited Collection on Wes Anderson (10/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
wesandersonbook@gmail.com

I seek proposals for original critical essays on the films of Wes Anderson to be included in a possible edited collection.

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