category: film and television

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.

Fat Representations: A Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities/Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
lewestman@utep.edu

The peer-reviewed journal Interdisciplinary Humanities invites submissions of scholarly articles, nonfiction essays, and book and film reviews that explore representations and theories of fat, gender

Pride and Humility: A Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities/Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
pridehumilityih@gmail.com

From the rage of Achilles to Priam's subservient pleadings for Hector's body, from the conceit of King Lear to the meekness of Cordelia, from the terribilità of Michelangelo's Moses to the earthy nob

“Heroes & Villains” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 8-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Free-Exchange Conference
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

“Show me a hero and I’ll write you a tragedy.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

Galaxy: International Multidisciplinary Research journal

full name / name of organization: 
Galaxy: International Multidisciplinary Research journal
contact email: 
galaxyimrj@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Deadline November 30, 2012
Galaxy: International Multidisciplinary Research Journal (ISSN 2278 – 9529)
Research Papers are invited for January 2013 Issue (Vol. II. Issue. I)

[CORRECTION] - The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Deadline for proposals: Jan. 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

Kate Chopin International Society Panels at 2013 American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society/American Literature Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2013 American Literature Association conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2013.

Update--Reminder CFP Mystery/Detective Fiction Calls for Proposal due by 11/16/12

full name / name of organization: 
34th Annual Southwest/Texas Regional Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
aclark-moore@sunyjefferson.edu

Call for Papers: Mystery/Detective Fiction
34th Southwest/Texas and American Popular Culture Association Conference
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Invention vs. Mimesis -- Inaugural Issue of the Rat's Mouth Review

full name / name of organization: 
The Rat's Mouth Review - Graduate Literary Journal of Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
jwilso53@fau.edu

In 1913, Ezra Pound articulated the literary imperative for the modernists’ age: “Any work of art which is not a beginning, an invention, a discovery is of little worth,” and later urged artists

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry, PCA/ACA National Conference, March 27-30, 2013. Deadline: November 30

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
malleman@lsue.edu

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
2013 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
March 27-30, 2013
Wardman Park Marriott
Washington, D.C.

The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Deadline for proposals: Jan. 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

[Reminder] Native American Studies panel CFP, 9/30/12 deadline [NEMLA 2013, Boston, March 21-24]

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Bardill, Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jdb29@duke.edu

Where Are We Going? Reflections on the Future of Native American Studies [NEMLA 2013, Boston, March 21-24]

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