category: film and television

Corsets and Clockworks: Steampunk and Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture/Deadline 16 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/Cincinnati, OH, November 8-11, 2012
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

Steampunk and Neo-Victorian Literature are widely read and written in contemporary popular culture.

Media Activism and Social Movements (2013 Society for Cinema and Media Studies; Chicago, first week of March

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Robe'
contact email: 
crobe@fau.edu

The work of scholars like Clemencia Rodriguez, John Downing, David Graeber, and Jeffrey Juris has increasingly revealed the necessity of analyzing film and new media in relation to broader activist so

Essays for journal - languague, literacy, literature, culture and/or English teaching

full name / name of organization: 
Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education
contact email: 
safischer@mac.com

The editors seek articles concerned with English language, literacy and literature teaching worldwide as well as essays on literature and culture that do not specifically address teaching.

Intersections: Black Queer Studies October 20, 2012 (Abstracts due AUG 31st)

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton University
contact email: 
bedmonds@princeton.edu

Intersections: An Inaugural Black Queer Sexuality Studies Graduate Student Conference
With Keynote Speaker Professor Kara Keeling
Location: Princeton University
Date: October 20,2012

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Submission and application deadline: June 15, 2012

[UPDATE] SF Storyworlds

full name / name of organization: 
Gylphi Press
contact email: 
P.A.March-Russell@kent.ac.uk

SF Storyworlds is the critical studies series published by Gylphi Press (UK).

[UPDATE] CFP - Gothic Antipodes: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 22-23 January 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
contact email: 
conference@ganza.co.nz

The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA) welcomes papers for its inaugural conference, to be held at Stamford Plaza Hotel, Auckland, on 22-23 January 2013.

Call for Submissions: Celebrity Culture in Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Lorraine York & Katja Lee
contact email: 
yorkl@cogeco.ca, leek66@mcmaster.ca

Wayne Gretzky. Celine Dion. Rick Mercer. David Suzuki. Pierre Trudeau.

TALES OF TRAVEL, IMMIGRATION AND EXILE IN ITALIAN FILM (November 9-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
snelson@coastal.edu

Travel, immigration, and exile are issues that have often been explored in Italian film. But to what end?

Star Power: Celebrity Rule in New Hollywood

full name / name of organization: 
Aaron Barlow / New York City College of Technology
contact email: 
abarlow@citytech.cuny.edu

I am looking for brief proposals (title and synopsis, 250 to 500 words) for essays that could be included in Star Power: Celebrity Rule in New Hollywood, an upcoming two-volume collection to be publis

UPDATE: Bollywood and the Crises of Representation: Terrorism, Us, Them, and 9/11

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Cinema-Victoria College
contact email: 
sdg1980@gmail.com

Reframing Ekphrasis: Comparative Literature Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Programme, King's College London
contact email: 
reframingekphrasis@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Stephen Cheeke (University of Bristol)

UPDATE "worth a thousand words": at the intersections of literature and the visua arts, 24-26 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Radboud University Nijmegen (the Netherlands)
contact email: 
literatureandthevisualarts@let.ru.nl


http://www.ru.nl/hlcs/worthathousandwords

Proposals deadline: 1 July 2012

Joyce and Visual Culture - SAMLA, Durham, NC, Nov. 9-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Assoc./Society for Critical Exchange
contact email: 
nmiller@loyola.edu

Papers are invited on Joyce’s engagements with visual culture in any aspect.

InVisible Culture Issue 19: Blind Spots (Spring 13)

full name / name of organization: 
InVisible Culture Electronic Journal of Visual Culture
contact email: 
ivc.rochester@gmail.com

Blind Spots

InVisible Culture, Issue 19

[UPDATE]-The 5th Biennial Philosophy and Literature Conference at Purdue University-October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue Department of Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
truthandtechnology2012@gmail.com

The 5th Biennial Philosophy and Literature Conference at Purdue University

Theme: “Truth, Thought, and Technology”

October: Friday & Saturday, 19th & 20th, 2012

[UPDATE AND EXTENSION] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

TABLETOP BOARD GAMES AND THE TELEVISUAL IMAGINATION (SCMS - Chicago, March 6 - 10, 2013) - submission deadline: July 25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
David Scott Diffrient / Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
scott.diffrient@colostate.edu

Tabletop Board Games and the Televisual Imagination

Call for Papers: SCMS 2013

[UPDATE]: The Aesthetics of Suffering, November 23-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
National Taipei University of Technology
contact email: 
ntuteng@gmail.com

The Aesthetics of Suffering

November 23th-24th, 2012
Department of English
National Taipei University of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

Keynote Speakers
Laura Quinney, Brandeis University

SCMS panel proposal - Simultaneous Media: An Emerging Normality (deadline August 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Hassoun, University of Minnesota
contact email: 
hass0265@umn.edu

CFP for Proposed Panel

Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference - March 6-10, 2013 - Chicago, IL

Panel Subject: Simultaneous Media: An Emerging Normality

20th- and 21st- Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Institute of Technology
contact email: 
traces@modlangs.gatech.edu

20th- and 21st- Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium

Georgian Terrace Hotel, Atlanta, GA – March 28-30, 2013

Appel à communication

Fandom (edited volume) (6/15/12 for abstracts)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller
contact email: 
cynthia_miller@emerson.edu

Call for Contributors – Fandom

Undead in the West II: They Just Keep Coming (collected essays)

Deadline for Abstracts – June 15 2012; Accepted Essays – December 1, 2012.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS (collection of essays): 'The Reception of Herodotus in Antiquity and Beyond' (Submissions due by 31/08/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Vasiliki Zali and Dr Jessica Priestley
contact email: 
receptionofherodotus@yahoo.com

Multiplicities: Cycles, Sequels, Remakes and Reboots in Film & Television [abstracts due 8/30/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Ann Klein & R. Barton Palmer, editors
contact email: 
R. Barton Palmer: PPALMER@clemson.edu; Amanda Ann Klein: kleina@ecu.edu

Multiplicities: Cycles, Sequels, Remakes and Reboots in Film & Television (anthology)

Project Overview:

Mic Check: Resistance and Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
jamie.mulder@tufts.edu

2nd Annual Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
Friday, October 26, 2012
Tufts University, Medford, MA

Mic Check: Resistance and Revolution

On Location: The Second International Berkeley Conference on Silent Cinema (February 21-23, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Film and Media at the University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
theconference@berkeley.edu

The Department of Film and Media at the University of California, Berkeley
presents:

ON LOCATION

The Second International Berkeley Conference on Silent Cinema

February 21-23, 2013

[UPDATE] The Politics of Memory, September 6 – 9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Science/University of Zadar, Croatia
contact email: 
rhss.conference@gmail.com

Rise of the Fandoms: When They Began to Rule the ‘Verse

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

This panel seeks to look at the increased role of the fandom in pop culture today.

Romantic Love in Latin American Popular Culture 01/07/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Romance Studies
contact email: 
managing.editor@jprstudies.org

The Journal of Popular Romance Studies is looking for essays, interviews, and pedagogical materials on romantic love in Latin American popular culture, for a special issue guest-edited by David Willia

[UPDATE] Love and Religion in Global Popular Culture 12/1/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Romance Studies
contact email: 
managing.editor@jprstudies.org

From reggae to Rumi (the bestselling poet in the United States across the 1990s), Bollywood to South Park, global popular music, fiction, film, poetry, and other media have extolled sacred love in rom

Must Love Dogs—or Dragons: Animals in Popular Romance 10/1/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Romance Studies
contact email: 
managing.editor@jprstudies.org

From the animal brides and bridegrooms in folktales to the dragons and werewolves and other shape-shifters in paranormal love stories, popular romance has long relied on animal heroes, heroines, and h

Scenes of Objection: The Black Body in Performance (Deadline Sept. 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 44th Annual Convention - March 21-24, 2013
contact email: 
stacie.mccormick@gmail.com

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Perspectives on Poe

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh University Press and Roman & Littlefield
contact email: 
bac7@psu.edu

Perspectives on Poe, a new series at Lehigh University Press (Roman & Littlefield), seeks book-length manuscripts on Poe's work, life, and/or influence from all literary/cultural/theoretical perspecti

The Edgar Allan Poe Review

full name / name of organization: 
Poe Studies Association and Penn State University Press
contact email: 
bac7@psu.edu

Essays on Poe's work, life, and influence from all perspectives as well as original work influenced by Poe are welcome.

Transnational Cinemas - Special Issue on “Walls and fortresses"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
contact email: 
anafmendes@gmail.com

Transnational Cinemas, an Intellect journal, is accepting articles, interviews and visual essays for a special issue entitled “Walls and fortresses: borderscapes and archipelagos of exception in the

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