category: film and television

Romcom Actually: A Two-Day International Conference on Romantic Comedy in Film and Television, Leicester, UK, 2 - 3 March 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Hunter, De Montfort University and Melanie Williams, University of East Anglia
contact email: 
iqhunter@dmu.ac.uk; Melanie.Williams@uea.ac.uk

Romcom Actually: A Two Day International Conference on Romantic Comedy in Film and Television

Trans-Scripts Journal -- “Race: Theories, Identities, Intersections, Histories, and the ‘Post-Racial’ Society.” -- 9/19/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts: An Interdisciplinary Journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine
contact email: 
transscriptsjournal@gmail.com

Critical Approaches to the Boondocks

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Cinema and Meida Studies (SCMS) Conference
contact email: 
boondocksproject@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Critical Approaches to The Boondocks

Deadline: August 10, 2010
Notification of acceptance by: August 14, 2010

Tracing Stillness in Photography and Cinema-2011 SCMS Panel in New Orleans (03/10-03/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Louise Hornby/Tulane University
contact email: 
lhornby@tulane.edu

This panel aims to address questions about medium and the historical and contemporary relationship between still photography and the moving image.

[UPDATE] The Apocalypse and its Discontents (9/1/10; 12/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster
contact email: 
M.Germana@westminster.ac.uk

UPDATE:

THE 21ST ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE AND EXPERIENCES (CACE)

full name / name of organization: 
African American Studies Program/University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
afs@uncg.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
FOR THE
21ST ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE AND EXPERIENCES (CACE)

Hosted by the African American Studies Program

CFP: Reshaping the Italian American identity--DEADLINE Sept.1st 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Italian American studies panel / NeMLA 2011
contact email: 
fognani@eden.rutgers.edu

This interdisciplinary panel seeks for papers focusing on the question of identity in the Italian American experience from different perspective.

[UPDATE] Gus Van Sant (SCMS New Orleans 2011 : 3/10-3/13

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Horton, Georgia State University
contact email: 
justinbhortonATgmailDOTcom

Proposed Panel: Gus Van Sant

Organizer: Justin Horton, Georgia State University
Respondent: Nick Davis, Northwestern University

Detective-Mystery Area April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
betz@lasalle.edu and martelg@wou.edu

The Detective/Mystery Area of Popular Culture Assoc.

Deadline extended: SAMLA Humanities Discussion Circle: "Humanities and the Meaning of the Text"

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew W. Guy / SAMLA Humanities Discussion Circle
contact email: 
matthew-guy@utc.edu

“Humanities and the Meaning of the Text”

CFP: Book Collection: Health and (Dis)Ability in Whedon's TV Worlds - Sept 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Tamy Burnett & AmiJo Comeford
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

CFP: Book collection: Health, Illness, & (Dis)Ability in the Works of Joss Whedon

Editors: Tamy Burnett and AmiJo Comeford

[UPDATE] CFP: Bad Taste [DEADLINE EXTENDEND UNTIL August 1, 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
22nd Annual Tufts University English Graduate Organization Conference
contact email: 
erin.kappeler@tufts.edu

Thursday, October 21, 2010
Keynote Address: Professor Martin Puchner, Harvard University

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE:

Call for Movie Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
f.dellucchese@gmail.com

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking reviews (between 1500 and 3000 words) for the following movies:

Children and Teenagers in Latin American and Spanish Film

full name / name of organization: 
Carolina Rocha and Georgia Seminet
contact email: 
crocha@siue.edu or gseminet@uta.edu

Call for contributions to Children and Teenagers in Latin American and Spanish Film.
Carolina Rocha & Georgia Seminet (editors)

Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative (09/05/10; 11/19/10 - 11/20/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
contact email: 
complicitiesconf@gmail.com

Title: Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative
Date: November 19th - 20th, 2010

CFP: HBO’s Treme (SCMS New Orleans 3/10-13/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Leyda
contact email: 
j-leyda@sophia.ac.jp

Panel proposal for the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference in New Orleans, March 10-13 2011)

Time’s excesses in music, literature and art

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Caen Basse-Normandie / ERIBIA / LSA
contact email: 
marcin.stawiarski@unicaen.fr

Time’s excesses in music, literature and art

“Teaching Food and Foodways in Asian American Literature and Popular Culture” /Due October 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Asian American Literature: Discourses and Pedagogies
contact email: 
fung@usfca.edu

Asian American Literature: Discourses and Pedagogies
Special Issue on “Teaching Food and Foodways in Asian American Literature and Popular Culture”

Hando No Kuzhi - Asian American Online Literary Magazine

full name / name of organization: 
Hando No Kuzushi
contact email: 
Quinata.Delgado@gmail.com

Hando no Kuzushi denotes the unsettling of balance by reaction. That is what we are about. Our primary goal is to advance the narrative and broaden the scope of the Asian American experience.

CELEBRITY GOSSIP: INDUSTRY AND IDENTITY (SCMS 2011; 08/10/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Helen Petersen / University of Texas
contact email: 
annehelenpetersen@gmail.com

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - CELEBRITY GOSSIP: INDUSTRY AND IDENTITY (SCMS 2011; SUBMISSIONS DUE 08/10/2010)

New Humanities Publisher

full name / name of organization: 
Infra-Thin Press
contact email: 
ttucker@infrathin.com

Infra-thin is Marcel Duchamp's word for measuring the almost imperceptible margins of difference between two seemingly identical items.

Cripping Chinese Cinemas (Conference Panel; due July 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Chan
contact email: 
kenneth.chan@unco.edu

In his book "Crip Theory," Robert McRuer theorizes how the notion of “compulsory able-bodiedness, which in a sense produces disability, is thoroughly interwoven with the system of compulsory heteros

[UPDATE] CFP -- Edited volume on Trains, Modernity and Cultural Production (abstracts due sept. 30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Fraser, Steven Spalding
contact email: 
fraserb2010@gmail.com

Essays are being solicited for an edited volume on the topic of trains, modernity and cultural production.

[UPDATE] Gus Van Sant - SCMS - New Orleans - March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Horton / Georgia State University
contact email: 
justinbhorton@gmail.com

Proposed Panel: Gus Van Sant

Organizer: Justin Horton, Georgia State University
Respondent: Nick Davis, Northwestern University

Digital Adaptation(s)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at Western Illinois University
contact email: 
SM-Murphy2@wiu.edu

Papers for a panel on digital adaptation during the EGO Conference Humanities in the Digital Age
October 22-23, 2010, Macomb, Illinois
EGO site: http://www.wiu.edu/ego/conference/2010/

Post-War Serbian Film—2011 SCMS Panel in New Orleans (03/10-03/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Zoran Samardzija, Columbia College Chicago; Steven Shaviro, Wayne State University
contact email: 
zsamardzija@colum.edu; shaviro@shaviro.com

This panel explores Serbian Film post-1999 and the NATO bombings that marked the end to a decade of wars throughout the former Yugoslavia.

CFP Farscape Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Sherry Ginn
contact email: 
DoctorGinn@gmail.com

Call for Papers

‘Scaping the Territories: Critical Explorations of Farscape

To be edited by Dr. Sherry Ginn

Always Look on The Bright Side of Life (Oct. 7-9, 2010 in Atlanta, GA)

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Conference/Georgia State Graduate English Association
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

Georgia State New Voices Conference 2010, October 7-9:

[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Tim O’Brien Panel, ALA Symposium on Fiction, Oct.8-9, Savannah

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
tjp06@fsu.edu

The Truth of War: Tim O’Brien Panel, ALA Symposium on Fiction, Oct.8-9, Savannah

[UPDATE] Edited Volume - Asexualities: Feminist and Queer Perspectives (Deadline: July 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Karli June Cerankowski, Stanford University; Megan Milks, University of Illinois at Chicago
contact email: 
karlic@stanford.edu, mmilks2@uic.edu

“Asexual: a person who does not experience sexual attraction.” This definition is provided on the homepage of the Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN), a web community of nearly 30,000

Alfred Hitchcock Panels - San Antonio, Texas, April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

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

San Antonio, Texas
April 20-23, 2011
Marriott Rivercenter

NEMLA 2011: The Specter of Degeneration in 19th Century Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Ana Oancea
contact email: 
aio2101@columbia.edu


Aging, Old Age, Memory, Aesthetics: March 25-27th, 2011, University of Toronto [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
andrea.charise@utoronto.ca

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Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Kathleen Woodward (Washington), Stephen Katz (Trent), Philip Sohm (Toronto)
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Selected conference presentations will be published in a forthcoming issue of the journal "Occasion: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities" (http://arcade.stanford.edu/journals/occasion).
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Complete CFP and conference details available here: http://sites.google.com/site/agingoldagememoryaesthetics/.

Ethnic Canons in Global Contexts - April 7 – 10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS/USACLALS Joint Conference
contact email: 
robinfield@kings.edu

25th Annual MELUS/USACLALS Joint Conference
April 7 – 10, 2011
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL

THEME: Ethnic Canons in Global Contexts

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