category: film and television

The Art and Practice of Location Shooting (SCMS Panel, March 6-10, 2013, Chicago)

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
danielst@ucla.edu

The Art and Practice of Location Shooting
(Proposed Panel for SCMS Conference in Chicago, March 6-10, 2013)

There and Back Again: 75 Years of The Hobbit (Symposium Dec. 1 2012, Abstracts due Sept. 22)

full name / name of organization: 
St. Louis University Woode-walkers Medieval Studies Group, English Department, and Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
slu.hobbit.symposium@gmail.com

There and Back Again: 75 Years of The Hobbit

NeMLA 2013 - Theorizing Tension in Television Drama

full name / name of organization: 
Roderick Cooke, Columbia University
contact email: 
rpc2108@columbia.edu

Recent years have seen the rise of TV dramas (Mad Men, Luck) that downplay tension in favour of atmosphere and characterization: yet tense dramas like True Blood and 24 have also thrived.

"States of Suspension" - DEADLINE EXTENDED (Sept. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Departments of English and Art History, University of Chicago
contact email: 
statesofsuspension@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS – GRADUATE CONFERENCE

"States of Suspension: Politics and Histories, Aesthetics and Affects"

University of Chicago, Departments of English and Art History

[2nd call] “Except Asia: Agamben’s Work in Transcultural Perspective” International Conference (June 25-27, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
conference2013@gmail.com

Organized and hosted by Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan

[UPDATE] Wes Anderson

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze
contact email: 
pkunze@fsu.edu

The selection of Moonrise Kingdom (Anderson, 2012) as the opening film of this year’s Cannes Film Festival attests to Wes Anderson’s world-wide visibility and increasing relevance.

[**EXTENDED DEADLINE AUGUST 12**] SCMS panel proposal - Simultaneous Media: An Emerging Normality

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

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

Panel Subject: Simultaneous Media: An Emerging Normality

Cinema and the Letter: Epistolary Modes in Film Culture (Edited Collection - 10/15/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Sheehan and Ilinca Iurascu
contact email: 
epistolaryfilm@gmail.com

Cinema and the Letter: Epistolary Modes in Film Culture

Proposed Edited Collection
Edited by:
Rebecca Sheehan (California State University, Fullerton) and

Deathless Love (18 May 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Carolina Emerging Scholars Conference
contact email: 
cescon@mailbox.sc.edu

Celebrating the world’s greatest love stories has long been the subject of authors, painters, musicians, dancers, moviemakers, and critics.

Queer Cinema in the 21st Century (Journal issue; Submissions due October 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
New Cinemas: Journal of Contemporary Film
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
New Cinemas: Journal of Contemporary Film
Theme Issue: Queer Cinema in the 21st Century

Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters (Submit by Nov 16, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell & Dr. Julian Williams - New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
contact email: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell - mferrell@CityTech.Cuny.Edu and/or Dr. Julian Williams - JWilliams@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

The Editors are seeking essays that examine the ways that women from around the world have served as the oppressive hand in the lives of other women.

[UPDATE] SCMS panel: French and Francophone Cinema at the Margins of France

full name / name of organization: 
Niels Niessen
contact email: 
niessen@umn.edu

In “An Atlas of World Cinema,” Dudley Andrew states that though “we still parse the world by nations,” “a wider conception of national image culture is around the corner, prophesied by phras

CFP: ‘So Bad It’s Good’ (SCMS conference panel, March 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Richard McCulloch & James MacDowell
contact email: 
richardjmcculloch@gmail.com & j.b.macdowell@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: ‘So Bad It’s Good’ (Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference panel, Chicago, March 6-10, 2013)

Steampunk Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Bowser and Brian Croxall
contact email: 
rachel.bowser@gmail.com

We are seeking abstracts for inclusion in a proposal for an edited volume on the subject of steampunk.

[UPDATE] Class and Culture in Contemporary Crime Fiction (Due: September 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Julie H. Kim / Northeastern Illinois University
contact email: 
J-Kim6@neiu.edu

I have received a contract for a volume of critical/scholarly essays--currently titled Class and Culture in Contemporary Crime Fiction--from McFarland & Company.

[UPDATE] 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] Gamers love movies too: Common ground for cinema and videogame studies (SCMS 3/6/13-3/10/13, Chicago)

full name / name of organization: 
Tim Welsh
contact email: 
twelsh@loyno.edu



[DEADLINE EXTENDED]

[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.

Cinematic Melodrama

full name / name of organization: 
American Association of Italian Studies
contact email: 
maria.catrickes@yale.edu

Cinematic Melodrama

Call for Submissions: The Journal of Military Experience, Vol. 3

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Military Experience
contact email: 
travis.martin@eku.edu

Scholarship

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The Ray Brown Conference on Popular Culture, Feb. 8-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Reynolds, Popular Culture Scholars Association, Bowling Green State University
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com, kather@bgsu.edu

CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
Modes of Mobility: Popular Culture in an Age of Technology

'Palestine and the Postcolonial: Culture, Creativity, Theory' - CFP for Special Issue of the Journal of Postcolonial Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Postcolonial Writing
contact email: 
anna.ball@ntu.ac.uk

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS

‘Palestine and the Postcolonial: Culture, Creativity, Theory’

Special Issue of the Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 50:2 (2014)

CFP: Spring 2013 theme issue: Purple

full name / name of organization: 
MP: An Online Feminist Journal
contact email: 
submissions@academinist.org

CFP: Spring 2013 theme issue: Purple

MP: An Online Feminist Journal invites submissions for its Spring 2013
theme issue. While previous theme issues have centered on feminist

CFP: Contemporary Black Female Sexualities (collection) - Abstracts Deadline: October 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Trimiko Melancon and Joanne M. Braxton
contact email: 
blackfemalesexualities@gmail.com

For a collection on “Contemporary Black Female Sexualities,” the editors invite essays that explore black women’s sexualities--and representations or manifestations of black female sexual desire

Rolling Cameras and Dice: Analog Role-Playing Games, Cinema and Media

full name / name of organization: 
Evan Torner (University of Massachusetts Amherst) and Felan Parker (York University)
contact email: 
etorner@german.umass.edu

Rolling Cameras and Dice: Analog Role-Playing Games, Cinema and Media

Synoptique CFP New deadline: August 10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Synoptique: An Online Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies
contact email: 
editor.synoptique@gmail.com

Call for Papers NEW DEADLINE: AUGUST 10

“Did anyone say Power?”: Rethinking Domination and Hegemony in Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Stefan Baumgarten; Bangor University Wales, UK
contact email: 
s.baumgarten@bangor.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Did anyone say Power?”: Rethinking Domination and Hegemony in Translation

Location: Bangor University, Wales, Thursday 5 and Friday 6 September 2013

Women Film Directors of Asia - AAS 2013 (San Diego, USA)- Abstracts due on 7/30

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Mantra Roy and Dr. Aparajita Sengupta
contact email: 
docmantra@gmail.com

This panel will examine films directed by women from different countries of Asia.

Modes of Mobility: Popular Culture in an Age of Technology - Feb. 8-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Scholars Association, Bowling Green State University
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com

CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
Modes of Mobility: Popular Culture in an Age of Technology

CFP: Confounding Purpose, Confusing Identity: Examinations of Reality and Fantasy in Joss Whedon’s Dollhouse [1 September 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Alyson Buckman, Sherry Ginn, and Heather M. Porter
contact email: 
doctorginn@gmail.com

Co-editors Alyson Buckman, Sherry Ginn, and Heather M.

UPDATE: The Literature of Hurricane Katrina

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Ruth Marotte, Associate Professor of English, Graduate Director, University of Central Arkansas
contact email: 
mrmarotte@uca.edu

Seeking abstracts (250 words) and/or critical essays (20-30 pages in length) on works of fiction,poetry,film,television that feature the disaster of Hurricane Katrina within the narrative.

Power, Knowledge, and Class in ‘Everyday’ Documentary (8/1; 3/6-10]

full name / name of organization: 
SCMS Panel Proposal
contact email: 
sullsara@gmail.com

Power, Knowledge, and Class in ‘Everyday’ Documentary

AAH New Voices: Art and its Hierarchies. University of Nottingham, UK. November 24th 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians
contact email: 
artanditshierarchies@gmail.com

“Good order is the foundation of all good things” Edmund Burke, 1790

[UPDATE] PHOTOGRAPHY AND CINEMA: 50 YEARS OF Chris Marker’s LA JETÉE

full name / name of organization: 
Centro de Estudos de Comunicação e Linguagens/Instituto de História de Arte - Universidade Nova de Lisboa
contact email: 
margarida.medeiros@fcsh.unl.pt

 

CFP: Reading James (March 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Henry James Review
contact email: 
hjamesr@louisville.edu

Who reads James? When? Where? How? Why? What did James want from his readers? How did he read his own writings and those of others?

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