category: film and television

Shattering

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
agse201011@gmail.com

Shattering

“A Thought, Even a Possibility, Can Shatter and Transform”
~ Friedrich Nietzsche

[REMINDER] Westerns and the West (PCA/ACA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Helen M. Lewis
contact email: 
Helen.Lewis@witcc.edu

Westerns and the West Area of the Popular Culture Association
PCA/ACA 2012 National Convention
Wednesday, April 11 – Saturday, April 14, 2012
Boston, Massachusetts

Small Cinemas: Promotion and Reception, Timisoara, Romania, 1-3 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Eastern European Film and Media Studies, West University of Timisoara, Romania
contact email: 
ceefms@gmail.com

Plenary Speakers: Dina Iordanova, Professor of Film Studies and Provost, St. Leonard's College, University of St.

"Language: It's Alive!" 12th Annual English Graduate Student Conference, January 20th, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
UNC Charlotte, English Graduate Student Associate
contact email: 
EGSA@uncc.edu

UNC Charlotte’s 12th Annual English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) conference is looking for new work across the disciplines that explores the dynamic and situated qualities of language.

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Community Voices

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Community Voices/Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

THE ATRIUM is currently accepting academic as well as creative articles of interest across the wide range of the humanity disciplines.

[UPDATE] CFP: Rocky Mountain Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, 13-15 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Denver Comic Con/Rocky Mountain Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels
contact email: 
christina@comicbookclassroom.org

**Please note the date change from the previous CFP

New Guest Announcements:

•Scott McCloud (Understanding Comics, Reinventing Comics)

INDIGENOUS FILMS - SW/TX PCA (2/8-11/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
SWTX Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
February 8-11, 2012
http://www.swtxpca.org
Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011

Conference hotel:

Mythopoeic Society Conference 43; UC Berkeley; August 3-6, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Across the Continents: Myths and legends from Europe and Asia meet and mingle/The Mythopoeic Society
contact email: 
edithcrowe@comcast.net

http://www.mythsoc.org/mythcon/43/. The meeting of cultures, particularly when each appears exotic to the other, generates many possible outcomes. One culture may conquer or cooperate with the other.

Comedy Studies: Special Journal Issue Gender and Comedy in the Twenty-First Century

full name / name of organization: 
Comedy Studies (Intellect)
contact email: 
K.Shaw@brighton.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

Comedy Studies Issue 6 October 2012 Special Issue: Comedy and Gender

Guest Editor: Dr Katy Shaw (University of Brighton)

"Of Monsters and Miracles" March 1-March 3, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
uwo.grad.conference2012@gmail.com

Of Monsters and Miracles

[UPDATE] New British Fiction Special Issue Deadline 11-15

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
mfs@purdue.edu

Guest Editor: Patrick O’Donnell
EXTENDED deadline for Submission: 15 November 2011

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Comparative Literature Binghamton University
contact email: 
formoflife2012@gmail.com

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics
The Department of Comparative Literature
Binghamton University
March 2nd-3rd 2012

Keynote Speaker:
K.L. Evans
Yeshiva College

MEMORY REMAINS. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association Call for Papers

MEMORY REMAINS

March 31 - April 1, 2012

[UPDATE] Film Theory and Aesthetics/Albuquerque, NM, USA February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Jenkins/SWPCA/ACA
contact email: 
jenkinsj@u.arizona.edu

Call for Papers: Film Theory and Aesthetics
2012 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
33d Annual Conference February 8-11, 2012

"Monsters in the Margins" April 13-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
imagetext@english.ufl.edu

In any crisis, whether economic or cultural, there is a sense of an unimaginable danger right around the corner.

<SWTX/PCA - Area: Car Culture and the Road (February 8-11, 2012 in Albuquerque, NM)>

full name / name of organization: 
<Stacy Rusnak - Area Chair - SWTX/PCA>
contact email: 
<srusnak@ggc.edu>

[UPDATE] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Hyperaesthetic Culure

full name / name of organization: 
Transformations
contact email: 
erika.kerruish@scu.edu.au

Transformations is calling for submissions for Issue 22: Hyperaesthetic Culture.

EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: 7 DECEMBER 2011

[UPDATE]: Graphicity: Revisiting Word/Image Hybridity March 16-17th

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Society (EGSS)
contact email: 
graphicity.egss@gmail.com

The Université de Montréal English Graduate Student Society (EGSS) invites abstracts for its 9th annual conference, March 16-17 2012.

Toward a Democracy with Rights: The 14th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group, March 15-17

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Submission Deadline: January 6, 2012

Keynote Speaker: Rosemary Hennessy

The Society for Textual Scholarship Conference, Austin, Texas, 31 May – 2 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
STSTX2012@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Society for Textual Scholarship

International Interdisciplinary Conference

31 May – 2 June 2012

The University of Texas at Austin

PCA Conference: Latin Americans and Latinos: Identity Issues and Cultural Stereotypes (April 11-14, 2012 - Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Raul Rosales Herrera - Area Chair - Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association National Conference
contact email: 
rrosales@drew.edu

Call for Papers:

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference

April 11-14, 2012

Boston, Massachusetts
Marriott Boston Copley Place

Seminar (King's College London), 14/11/2011: Sensible Flesh: Rethinking the Body in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Zoe Roth (King's College London)/ Fusako Innami (Oxford)
contact email: 
sensibleflesh21@gmail.com


We are delighted to invite you to the second session of the seminar group, Sensible Flesh: Rethinking the Body in the 21st Century, which explores new and emerging theories of the body and embodim

[UPDATE] Theorizing the Fantastic in 20th Century Art

full name / name of organization: 
Alison L. Heney, ACLA Seminar 2012
contact email: 
alisonheney1@gmail.com

Theorizing the Fantastic in 20th Century Art

Seminar Organizer(s):
Alison Heney (SUNY Empire State College) ACLA Seminar

Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Music Theatre and Dance Focus Group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
traceychessum@gmail.com

ATHE’s Music Theatre/Dance Focus Group:

Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: James Bond and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
spyfi.superspies@gmail.com

Call for Papers: James Bond and Popular Culture
Title and Abstract Submission Deadline: December 1, 2011

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (Proposals due 11/15)

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance
of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Students Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2012@gmail.com

Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

The University of Virginia Department of English Graduate Conference

March 16-18, 2012

Tolkien studies postgraduate symposium, 17 Aug 2012, Loughborough University, UK

full name / name of organization: 
The Tolkien Society
contact email: 
symposium@returnofthering.org

As part of the larger Return of the Ring conference at Loughborough University, UK (16-20 August 2012), The Tolkien Society are hosting a dedicated postgraduate symposium on Tolkien studies on Friday

GATEWAYS NORTH: EXPANSION, CONVERGENCE AND CHANGE, THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012, THE PAS, MANITOBA

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Keith Hyde, University College of the North
contact email: 
khyde@ucn.ca

GATEWAYS NORTH: EXPANSION, CONVERGENCE AND CHANGE
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF THE NORTH
THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012
THE PAS, MANITOBA

[UPDATE] ACLA 2012 - Forgiveness in the Wake of Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Jansen - Rochester Institute of Technology
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

ACLA 2011: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

April 6, 2012: University of Connecticut 7th Annual Conference on the Teaching of Writing, Proposals Due Feb 20

full name / name of organization: 
Freshman English Program, University of Connecticut
contact email: 
fe.uconn@gmail.com

The University of Connecticut’s Freshman English Program is calling for presentation, panel, and roundtable proposals from instructors of writing (in all disciplines and programs)

[UPDATE] ACLA Conference Seminar: Representing the Holocaust: Present & Future

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Parziale, University of Arizona
contact email: 
parziale@email.arizona.edu

The American Comparative Literature Association’s 2012 Annual Meeting will take place at Brown University, Providence, RI from March 29th to April 1st, 2012.

Journal of Dracula Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Anne DeLong/Curt Herr
contact email: 
draculastudies@kutztown.edu

We invite manuscripts of scholarly articles (4000-6000 words) on any of the following: Bram Stoker, the novel Dracula, the historical Dracula, the vampire in folklore, fiction, film, popular culture,

The Midwest, The Middle Class, and Queerness in the Mid-Twentieth Century; MAASA Conference; Tulsa, OK; April 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Elyse R. Vigiletti / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
vigilet1@illinois.edu

Literature and culture critics are beginning to realize that the study of literature and print culture suffers from an obsession with the urban and the avant-garde.

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