category: film and television

[RE-POST] Exploring Suburban Narratives in Literature, Film and Television

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
leviaj@gmail.com

From Revolutionary Road to American Beauty and Desperate Housewives, some of the most popular works of fiction, television and film are those that focus in on the ‘ordinariness’ of suburban living

[UPDATE] CFP: Body and Technology Conference: EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

Body and Technology: Instruments of Somaesthetics

Call for Papers for Special Issue on Food, Film, and Media/Consumer Culture

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

The Projector: An Electronic Journal on Film, Media, and Culture is seeking research essays for an issue on food, film, and media/consumer culture.

UPDATE: REVISED CFP: Conan Doyle (1 December 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah E. Maier, University of New Brunswick
contact email: 
smaier@unb.ca

REVISED CFP: Conan Doyle

1st Global Conference: Opportunity in Crisis: Finding Benefits in Difficult Life Events (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
crisis11@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Opportunity in Crisis: Finding Benefits in Difficult Life Events

Thursday 7th February – Saturday 9th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

Gothic Technologies / Gothic Techniques, IGA conference, 5-8 August, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Gothic Association
contact email: 
IGA2013@surrey.ac.uk

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Professor Roger Luckhurst (Birkbeck College, University of London), Professor Fred Botting (Kingston University), other Keynotes TBA

UPDATE: edited collection: BUST CULTURE: THE GREAT RECESSION IN FICTION, FILM, AND TELEVISION (Lexington Books, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Kirk Boyle (UNC Asheville) and Daniel Mrozowski (Trinity College)
contact email: 
bustculture@gmail.com

Abstracts due Oct 8, 2011 (250-300 words; include contact info and short bio)
Final essays due December 2012 (4,000-8,000 words)

Cineforum Journal Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Cineforum Journal / Dongguk University
contact email: 
dgcineforum@gmail.com

Cineforum is a peer reviewed bi-annual journal devoted to the theory and art of the moving image.

ACLA 2013 seminar: 'Alterity Beyond Utopia'

full name / name of organization: 
Gerry Canavan (Marquette University)
contact email: 
gerry.canavan@marquette.edu

ACLA 2013 (Toronto, ON) – April 5-7, 2013
Seminar: ALTERITY BEYOND UTOPIA
Seminar Leaders: Gerry Canavan (Marquette University) and Ramzi Fawaz (GWU)
Deadline for proposals: November 1, 2012

AAALS Annual Conference - Washington, DC - Feb. 14-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Association of Australasian Literary Studies (AAALS)
contact email: 
n.oreilly@tcu.edu

The American Association of Australasian Literary Studies (AAALS) invites paper proposals for its 2013 Annual Conference, to be held in Washington, DC, February 14-16, 2013, in conjunction with ANZSAN

Narrating Identity Formation, On and Off The Map; ACLA 2013 seminar, Toronto, April 5-7, 2013; Deadline: November 1st, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Coordinators: Georgia Christinidis, Vera Alexander
contact email: 
georgia.christinidis@gmail.com; v.alexander@hum.ku.dk

Like any advanced cartographic process, mapping identity formation requires an imaginary ‘cartographic grid.’ Until recently, narratives of identity formation, including, in particular, the genres

"Memory and the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha Roundtable" Fordham University GEA Conf. March 2013. CFP Deadline 11/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham Graduate Digital Humanities
contact email: 
dhandmemory@gmail.com

Do digital platforms change the way we remember? How will the myriad tracks we leave behind through social media and our online presences shape the historical practices of the future?

CFP Graduate Journal: The Word Hoard - "The Unrecyclable"

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

What cannot be taken up or kept alive? What is too used to reuse, too basic to break down further? What are the ideas at dead ends?

[Update} Humor/Horror CFP; deadline extended 10/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Johnson Cheu, John A. Dowell
contact email: 
cheu@msu.edu, jdowell@msu.edu

CFP: “Horror (as/is) Humor, Humor (as/is) Horror: sLaughter in Popular Cinema” (collection)

[UPDATE] NeMLA Deadline Approaching for The Literary Interventions of the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha Roundtable

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Cordell / Northeastern University / Digital Americanist Society
contact email: 
r.cordell@neu.edu

Digital humanists often tout their work as transformative to literary scholarship.

Detective Fiction: The End of Civilization or its Salvation? -- NEMLA conference, Boston, 21 - 4 Mar., 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Maria Plochocki
contact email: 
bastet801@att.net

As a popular genre, detective fiction often refers to or even uses as its foundation social issues, crises, and questions contemporaneous with its production.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association - 34th Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
34th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 13-16, 2013

CFP for Edited Collection: COMMODITY FUTURITIES: INVESTING IN SCIENCE FICTION PREDICTIONS 10/31/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Andy Hageman & Eric Otto
contact email: 
hagean03@luther.edu, eotto@fgcu.edu

CFP for Edited Collection: COMMODITY FUTURITIES: INVESTING IN SCIENCE FICTION PREDICTIONS
Editors: Andrew Hageman (hagean03@luther.edu) and Eric C. Otto (eotto@fgcu.edu)

[UPDATE] - CFP: "The Rest Is Silence" - November 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought - www.yorku.ca/pivot
contact email: 
pivot@yorku.ca

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View the CFP on our webpage here: http://pi.library.yorku.ca/ojs/index.php/pivot/announcement/view/103/

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"Memory and the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha Roundtable" Fordham University GEA Conf. March 2013. CFP Deadline 11/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham Graduate Digital Humanities
contact email: 
dhandmemory@gmail.com

Do digital platforms change the way we remember? How will the myriad tracks we leave behind through social media and our online presences shape the historical practices of the future?

PCA/ACA Fat Studies 2013 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
Lesleigh Owen lesleigh.owen@gmail.com, Julia McCrossin jmccross@gwmail.gwu.edu

Fat Studies is becoming an interdisciplinary, cross-disciplinary field of study that confronts and critiques cultural constraints against notions of “fatness” and “the fat body”; explores fat

[UPDATE] FRENZY Colloquium November 9-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
York University English Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
2012frenzyconference@gmail.com

York University 2012 English Graduate Students’ Association Colloquium: FRENZY

The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC): FAILURE - Deadline Dec. 1

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

The contemporary moment is fraught with the rhetoric of failure and decline. Daily, it seems, political, artistic, and entertainment outlets alert us to broken systems, policies, and promises.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Professor for Peace
contact email: 
professorsforpeace at gmail.com

Peace and Nuclear Non-Proliferation Conference 2013
An Interdisciplinary, International Conference

Date: February 15-17, 2013.
Location: Guilford College, Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.A.

Short Story

full name / name of organization: 
The College English Association
contact email: 
dxb11@psu.edu

The college English Association invites papers on any aspect of the short story, from its history to its present practice, theories of the short story, individual authors, movements or schools of shor

CFP: Native American Literature Symposium (11/15/12; 03/21/13-03/23/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Patrice Hollrah / Native American Literature Symposium
contact email: 
hollrahp@unlv.nevada.edu

14th NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE SYMPOSIUM
March 21-23, 2013
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
Minneapolis, MN

MANY VOICES, ONE CENTER
Call for Proposals
DEADLINE: November 15, 2012

NETWORKING KNOWLEDGE: JOURNAL OF THE MECCSA-PGN - '(IM)PERSONAL DESIRES: PORNOGRAPHY, SEXUALITY AND SOCIAL NETWORKS OF DESIRE'

full name / name of organization: 
Gareth Longstaff - NETWORKING KNOWLEDGE: JOURNAL OF THE MECCSA-PGN
contact email: 
G.Longstaff@newcastle.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
NETWORKING KNOWLEDGE: JOURNAL OF THE MECCSA-PGN
'(IM)PERSONAL DESIRES: PORNOGRAPHY, SEXUALITY AND SOCIAL NETWORKS OF DESIRE'

UpStage: A Journal of Turn-of-the-Century Theatre; Winter 2012/13, Deadline: 12/10/12

full name / name of organization: 
Helena Gurfinkel, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; Michelle Paull, St. Mary's University College
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu; michelle.paull@smuc.ac.uk

UPSTAGE, a peer-reviewed online publication dedicated to research in turn-of-the-century dramatic literature, theatre, and theatrical culture, is seeking submissions for its Winter 2012-13 issue.

"Come Together?" Concepts of Community in Contemporary British and Irish Literature and Culture. May 31st & June 1st, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Literature and Culture, University of Mannheim, Germany.
contact email: 
wiechert@uni-mannheim.de

International conference/ Call for papers

[UPDATE] Hospitality & Society

full name / name of organization: 
Co-editor Paul Lynch, University of Strathclyde, Scotland
contact email: 
hospitalityandsociety@googlemail.com

[UPDATE} NeMLA 2013 CFP: Queer Self-Representation: It Isn’t All About Me

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
tw@unh.edu

This panel will examine the significance and radical potential of queer self-representation.The personal continues to be political, and for queer constituencies whose representation by a dominant main

Reality TV (Nov. 16, 2012; Feb. 13-16, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
jgrantuwg@gmail.com

The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association will hold its 34th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM on February 13-16, 2013.

CFP: At Play in the Space Between, 1914-1945

full name / name of organization: 
The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
rcameron@depaul.edu

June 20-22, 2013, DePaul University, Chicago IL

Mythology in Contemporary Culture--March 27 - 30, 2013--Washington, DC

full name / name of organization: 
National Conference of the Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
earth2k8@mac.com

CALL FOR PAPERS--Mythology in Contemporary Culture

2013 Popular Culture Association (PCA)/American Culture Association (ACA)

Annual National Conference

Washington, D.C. 2013

Animals and the Language of Sustainability (ASLE 2013, May 28-June 1, Lawrence, Kansas)

full name / name of organization: 
Christina M. Colvin, Emory University
contact email: 
cmcolvi@emory.edu

Abstracts are invited for a pre-formed panel to be proposed to The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Biennial Conference May 28-June 1, 2013 at the University of Kansas, L

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