category: film and television

"Synoptique: An Online Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies." A call for long and short pieces

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University dept. of Film & Moving Image Studies
contact email: 
editor.synoptique@gmail.com

The Film and Moving Image Studies Doctoral Students’ Association (FDSA) in partnership with the Concordia Graduate Film Studies Student Association (CGFSSA) jubilantly announces the re-launching of Synoptique as Synoptique: An Online Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies, an editorially peer-review, bilingual journal housed at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, at Concordia University in Montréal

The Golden Age: Nostalgia in Word and Image

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
e.r.rogers@dundee.ac.uk

RJAS Call for Peer Reviewers - deadline April 11

full name / name of organization: 
Romanian Journal of American Studies (RJAS)
contact email: 
rjas@raas.ro, ggherasim@euro.ubbcluj.ro

The Romanian Journal of American Studies (RJAS) is inviting applications for peer reivewers.

Dickens Day 2012: Dickens and Popular Culture, Saturday 13th October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck College, University of Leicester and the Dickens Fellowship (UK)
contact email: 
benwinyard@hotmail.com

*Dickens Day 2012*
Dickens and Popular Culture
Saturday 13th October 2012, Senate House, London (UK)

Keynote speaker: Professor Juliet John

7th Annual Limina Conference: Humanising Collaboration

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
limina@cyllene.uwa.edu.au

The Conference will be held on the 7th of June 2012 at the University of Western Australia, Perth, with supplementary events on the 6th and the 8th.

Creative Writing Doctorate: Past, Present, Future (5/6/2012 -- 4/22/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing
contact email: 
doctorate@centerforcreativeresearch.com

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"The Creative Writing Doctorate: Past, Present, Future"

6 May 2012
Oakland University
Michigan

CFP: Cultural Narratives of 21st-Century Disaster

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Leyda & Diane Negra
contact email: 
j-leyda@sophia.ac.jp & diane.negra@ucd.ie

In the twenty-first century, large-scale disasters are inevitably constructed as media events.

Modernism and Film 5/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Robert McParland
contact email: 
mcparlandr@felician.edu

Modernism and Film volume seeking a few more essays to complete a collection on literary interactions with film, 1890-1950. Possible topics include (but are not limited to):

/UPDATE/: " '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

2nd CFP--27th International Conference on Medievalism: Medievalism(s) & Diversity

full name / name of organization: 
Carol L. Robinson/Kent State University Trumbull
contact email: 
clrobins@kent.edu

2ND CALL FOR PROPOSALS
24th International Conference on Medievalism
THEME: Medievalism(s) & Diversity
Hosted by Kent State University Regional Campuses
October 18-20, 2012

Science/Fiction: Deadline 1st August 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex Doctoral School
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

'Science must begin with myths, and with the criticism of myths.'
Karl Popper, Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge (1963. London: Routledge, 2002), 66.

TYCA-NE annual conference October 25-27, 2012- Syracuse, NY CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Two Year College Association Northeast (TYCA-NE) of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
contact email: 
tycaneconference@gmail.com

2012 TYCA (Two-Year College Association) Northeast Call for Proposals

From the World Desk: Situating Our Practice within a Global Context

October 25-27, 2012 Conference

Syracuse, New York

Representing Main Street (MSA 14, Oct. 18-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Kirin Makker/Hobart and William Smith Colleges
contact email: 
makker@hws.edu

During the 2008 presidential campaign, President Obama repeatedly referenced Main Street, a place of equality economically, socially, politically—an intimate space where differences might be put asi

CFP: Sanctuary, Sacred Space & Theology of Place (PAMLA: Seattle, WA; October 19-21, 2012; Extended Dea

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

“Place is a space which has historical meanings, where some things have happened that are now remembered and which provide continuity and identity across the generations.

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

Popular Indian cinema has witnessed a steady rise in the production of movies related to terrorism and threat to national security since 2001.

"The Brothers Grimm and the folktale: narrations, readings, transformations", Athens, 22 - 24 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Organized by the Faculty of Philology of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, the Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology of the University of Thessaly and the Department of Primary Education of the University of the Aegean
contact email: 
gtserpes@phil.uoa.gr; katsadoros@rhodes.aegean.gr

Celebrating the bicentennial anniversary of the publication of the Brothers Grimm's Kinder- und Hausmarchen, the question we can ask is why their stories still have a great impact on the imagination o

Books Available for Review - Book Submissions Welcome - Open Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Book Reviews: The Pennsylvania Literary Journal is looking for academics with tenure-track appointments to write book reviews of recent titles that have been released in their field of interest.

Essay Collection Titled: Masks of Threat: Understanding new South Asian Identities in Motion

full name / name of organization: 
Aparajita De
contact email: 
de.aparajita@gmail.com

CFP: Essay Collection Titled:

Masks of Threat: Understanding new South Asian Identities in Motion

“Class, Labor, and Spatial Logics in the American West” Panel CFP for WLA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Husband
contact email: 
andrew.husband@ttu.edu

That the American West is a highly classed and politicized space is no critical revelation.

UPDATE: Teaching Textual Adaptations at SCMLA (San Antonio, 8-10 November 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association
contact email: 
akking at olemiss.edu

The South Central College English Association panel is focusing on how we teach textual adaptations. How might we incorporate various adaptations of texts into our classrooms?

[UPDATE] Modernist Lives, Precarious Lives (MSA 14, Oct. 18-21, 2012; Deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Hunter/ University of Virginia
contact email: 
weh5b@virginia.edu

Although much recent criticism in modernist studies has focused on the everyday and the ordinary, this panel proposes instead to look at the precarious.

The Spectacle of Modern Military Movements

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Thorsteinson
contact email: 
thorstek@cc.umanitoba.ca

From the trenches to the atom bomb, the modernist period was disturbingly defined by new military realities, ideologies, and mythologies that spread the globe.

The Spectacle of Modern Military Movements (MSA14, Las Vegas)

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Thorsteinson
contact email: 
thorstek@cc.umanitoba.ca

UPDATE: CFP: Wunderkino 2 On The Varieties of Cinematic Experience [proposals April 11, 2012; symposium July 26-28, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium, Bucksport ME
contact email: 
symposium@wunderkino.org

Wunderkino 2
On The Varieties of Cinematic Experience
CALL FOR PAPERS

13th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium
Thursday, July 26 – Saturday, July 28, 2012

CFP for Art History and Visual Culture Area of the MPCA/ACA annual conference Oct. 12-14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
cortney.barko@mail.wvu.edu

Call for Papers
Art History and Visual Culture Area
2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Deadline: April 30, 2012

Friday-Sunday, October 12-14

[UPDATE] Celebrity Couples Conference, Sat 24th November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton, Southampton, UK.
contact email: 
celebritycouplesconference@gmail.com

This conference seeks to explore the phenomenon of the celebrity power couple: those relationships where two stars come together and where their individual identities as celebrities become inseparable

Ireland and Cinema: Culture and Contexts (2013: Thursday April 18 - Saturday April 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies, University College Cork, Ireland
contact email: 
b.monahan@ucc.ie

Film Studies at University College Cork invites the submission of abstracts for a major conference titled “Ireland and Cinema: Culture and Contexts”.

PAMLA Standing Session on Autobiography. Seattle University, Oct 19-21, 2012. Deadline: Apr 22, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tanya.heflin@gmail.com

Standing Session on Autobiography

Christmas in Scandinavian Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Tarja Laine/University of Amsterdam
contact email: 
T.Laine@uva.nl

CFP: Scandinavian cinema and Christmas

In his introduction to the book Christmas at the Movies (2002), Jeffrey Richards writes:

2nd Global Conference: Chronicity (September, 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
chronicity2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Chronicity

Thursday 30th August – Saturday 1st September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Call:

Dead Inside: The Walking Dead and the Problem of Meaning in the New Millennium. Essay Collection. Deadline: August 13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dawn Keetley, Lehigh University
contact email: 
dek7@lehigh.edu

In the early twenty-first century, zombies are everywhere—in film (Land of the Dead, 28 Days Later, Dead Snow, Rammbock, The Horde), fiction (Stephen King’s Cell, Colson Whitehead’s Zone One, Ma

[UPDATE]: Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference, UK (6/16/12 - 6/17/12 -- 5/14/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference - UK
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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FINAL CALL

Great Writing 2012
The 15th Anniversary Great Writing International
Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Imperial College London
Saturday June 16th - Sunday June 17th 2012

Celebrity Couples Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton
contact email: 
celebritycouplesconference@gmail.com

Celebrity Couples Conference
The University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Saturday, November 25, 2012

1st Global Conference: Teenagers and Contemporary Visual Culture (September 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
skins@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Teenagers and Contemporary Visual Culture

Tuesday 25th September 2012 – Thursday 27th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

CFP: 1st Global Conference: Reframing Punishment (September 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
punish@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Punishment

Monday 3rd September – Wednesday 5th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

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