category: film and television

NeMLA Annual Convention, New Brunswick, NJ (4/7-10/11; 9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nemlasupport2@gmail.com

Call for Papers

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NY – Hyatt New Brunswick
Host Institution: Rutgers University

Feminism and Teaching Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nottingham
contact email: 
feminismandteaching@nottingham.ac.uk

This is a two-day interdisciplinary postgraduate symposium that will explore the relationships between feminism and teaching.

CFP: The Figure of the Author in the Short Story in English, 8-9 April 2011, Angers, France

full name / name of organization: 
Université d’Angers, France and Edge Hill University, U.K.
contact email: 
michelle.ryan-sautour@univ-angers.fr

The CRILA short story research group (JE2536) of the Université d’Angers, France, will be hosting an international conference in collaboration with Edge Hill University, U.K.

Postfeminist Postmortems? Gender, Sexualities and Multiple Modernities (Annual Conference of the Department of English, Delhi Un

full name / name of organization: 
Baidik Bhattacharya, Department of English, University of Delhi
contact email: 
DUgendermodernitiesconf@gmail.com

Feminisms and modernities have had a long and interlocked history.

SCMS - New Orleans, March 10-13, 2011 - Misremembered Film - deadline August 10, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
John Bruns (College of Charleston); Ned Schantz (McGill University)
contact email: 
brunsj@cofc.edu

Writing at the dawn of cable and home video in 1979, Stanley Cavell contends with the dubious memory of a line from The Philadelphia Story: "no explanation short of a dream would seem to explain how I

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies Issue 9 CFP Deadline October 1st 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies
contact email: 
irish_gothic_journal@yahoo.ie

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies (http://irishgothichorrorjournal.homestead.com/index.html)

Adaptations and the New Technologies

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Adaptations, De Montfort University, Leicester
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

Centre for Adaptations

Adaptations and the New Technologies: A One-Day Symposium
 
Venue: Centre for Adaptations, Faculty of Humanities, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, LE1 9BH

Troubling Childhood -- SCMS 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Scahill / George Mason University
contact email: 
ascahill@gmu.edu

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This panel will explore those figurations of child that do not fit within the normative geography of child representation--what Jacqueline Rose refers to as the "impossibility" of childhood.

"Directions of Realism" - Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference - February 18-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Johns Hopkins University Humanities Center
contact email: 
jhurealism@gmail.com

Directions of Realism

A graduate conference sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University Humanities Center

CFP-Media and Senior Citizens Panel-SCMS New Orleans-Mar. 10-13-Deadline Aug 10

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy McVittie
contact email: 
nanmcv@umich.edu

In keeping with this year’s conference theme of “Media Citizenship,” this panel aims to consider the relationship between media and cultural notions of what it means to be a senior citizen.

Film & History

full name / name of organization: 
Tobias Hochscherf / University of Applied Sciences Kiel, Germany
contact email: 
tobias.hochscherf@fh-kiel.de

Call for Papers: Film & History
Final-round Deadline for Abstracts/Proposals: 15 December 2010

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations’ Joint Conference

ImageTexT Special Issue - Invisible Art: Lettering, Coloring, Publication Design & Other Invisible Elements of Comics (12/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies
contact email: 
akashtan@ufl.edu and zach.whalen@gmail.com

[CFP] ImageTexT Special Issue -- Invisible Art: Lettering, Coloring, Publication Design and Other Invisible Elements of Comics

Guest Editors, Zach Whalen and Aaron Kashtan

[UPDATE] Critical Explorations of the Sword and Sandal Film (Oct 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael G. Cornelius
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Critical Explorations of the Sword and Sandal Film – Call for Papers

Being Erica and Philosophy: Proposed Edited Collection of Essays (Proposals Due: 1 Oct. 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Heath A. Diehl, Bowling Green State University
contact email: 
williad@bgsu.edu

Since its premiere on January 5, 2009, the Canadian Broadcasting Company’s Being Erica has delighted fans in its native Canada and gained a considerable following as a syndicated export in a number

Lessons in Love -- edited volume (abstracts due nov 5th 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dominique Russell (Canada) and Victoria Anderson (UK)
contact email: 
contemporarylove@gmail.com

"Lessons in Love: Love in Contemporary Cinema"

Filming the Internet [SCMS Panel *Abstract deadline August 8th*, Conference March 10-13]

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Coman
contact email: 
AWComan@ufl.edu

In the early 1980's cinema began an ongoing relationship with a new young medium: the internet.

2011 SCMS Conference – New Perspectives on East Asian Genre Films – New Orleans Mar. 10-13 (deadline Aug. 6)

full name / name of organization: 
David Scott Diffrient / Colorado State University
contact email: 
scott.diffrient@colostate.edu

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom--(12/15/10, 4/20-23/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
SW TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association & PCA/ACA Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
Proposal Deadline: December 15, 2010

Word, Image, and Contemporary Lyric Voice(s) [NeMLA April 7-10, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
akeefe@eden.rutgers.edu

Word, Image, and Contemporary Lyric Voice(s)

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
www.nemla.org
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NJ – Hyatt New Brunswick

Directors Spotlight: Akira Kurosawa [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Popmatters.com
contact email: 
chant@popmatters.com, moore@popmatters.com, editor@popmatters.com

In our next Director’s Spotlight series, PopMatters offers readers an insightful week-long series exploring the work one of the most influential filmmakers of the modern era, Japanese auteur Akira K

CFP: Borderlands and Breaking Points: Tension Across the 49th Parallel

full name / name of organization: 
Kyle Conway, University of North Dakota
contact email: 
kyle.conway@und.edu

CFP: Borderlands and Breaking Points: Tension Across the 49th Parallel

Edited by Kyle Conway and Timothy Pasch

Reconstruction 10.2, Expertise as Knowledge

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing Reconstruction Issue 10.2: Expertise as Knowledge

Edited by Marc A. Ouellette

Commentary:

Editor's Introduction, Marc A. Ouellette

Articles

CFP: Call for Contributions on “the depiction of Indigenous bodies”

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
rinelli@hawaii.edu

The online journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.org) is seeking articles (3,000-5,000 words) for a special issue on the depiction of Indigenous bodies in motion pictures, from “Apocalypto

CFP: Queer Sites (SCMS 2011: deadline 8/14/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Roger Hallas/Syracuse University
contact email: 
rhallas@syr.edu

CFP: Queer Sites
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference
March 10-13, 2011, New Orleans

Asian Conference on Education - CFP extended to September 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
conferences@iafor.org

http://ace.iafor.org/Submissions.html

Connecting Sexuality Studies and Comparative Literature; ACLA 3/31/11--4/3/11

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Chamberlain
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

CONFERENCE: American Comparative Literature Association

LOCATION: Vancouver, Canada; Simon Fraser University

DATES: March 31 2011--April 3 2011

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Inquire

full name / name of organization: 
Inquire: A Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
inquire@ualberta.ca

Inquire invites submissions from graduate students that clearly strive to reconsider traditional topics in new ways or to take up less canonical forms, genres, and methodologies.

Call for Contributions on ‘The Last Film’ - deadline October 4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
proutr@cf.ac.uk

Jura Gentium Cinema

Call for Contributions on ‘The Last Film’

International contributions are sought for a dossier of articles converging around the idea of the last film.

Call for Submissions: Media, Labor, Mobility (Due October 10, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Media Fields Journal
http://mediafieldsjournal.org/

ISSUE 2: MEDIA, LABOR, MOBILITY

Submission Deadline: October 10, 2010.

The Urban Catwalk: Fashion and Street Culture (April 23 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
madison moore /Yale University
contact email: 
TheUrbanCatwalk2011@gmail.com

What is street style, and what is the relationship between style, “the street,” and popular culture?

[UPDATE] CFP: Auteur as Citizen: Nicholas Ray and New Directions in Director Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
smrybin@comcast.net and willscheibel@gmail.com

Prospective Panel: Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, March 10-13, 2011
Ritz Carlton Hotel, New Orleans, LA

Deadline for submissions: Sunday, August 8, 2010 11:59 PM EDT

Panel: The Object and Cinema - SCMS New Orleans Mar. 10-13

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Wall, Binghamton University
contact email: 
bwallATbinghamtonDOTedu

Organizer: Brian Wall, Binghamton University
Respondent: Steven Shaviro, Wayne State University

11th Annual SALA Conference, Los Angeles, January 7-8 2011: Transnational Realisms and Post R<!--break-->

full name / name of organization: 
11th Annual South Asian Literary Association Conference: Transnational Realisms and Post Realisms in South Asian Literature and Culture
contact email: 
Rashmi Bhatnagar, rashmi@pitt.edu; Rajender Kaur, kaurr@wpunj.edu

This conference examines ways in which South Asian realist and postrealist writers unsettle and rework realist codes.

[UPDATE] WOMEN AND POPULAR CULTURE: OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, SEXUAL POLITICS, AND THE STATUS QUO (8/1/2010; 10/21-23)

full name / name of organization: 
South Carolina State University
contact email: 
sstein@scsu.edu

WOMEN AND POPULAR CULTURE:
OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, SEXUAL POLITICS, AND THE STATUS QUO
CONFERENCE AT SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, THURSDAY-SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21-23, 2010

Practice-Led Research in the Arts (09/01/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Creative Industries Journal
contact email: 
graeme@graemeharper.com

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Special Issue on Practice-Led Research in the Arts

Creative Industries Journal (Intellect)
http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals/view-Journal,id=145/

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