category: film and television

"You Do Not Talk About Chuck Palahniuk" (abstracts 6/3/11; M/MLA November 3-6, 2011, St. Louis, MO)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association Convention
contact email: 
jkavadlo@maryville.edu

Special session: Open topic on any aspect of Chuck Palahniuk's fiction, non-fiction, or film adaptations.

[Update] Gaiman and Feminism Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Claremont Graduate University
contact email: 
gaimanandfeminism@gmail.com

The editors of a secured critical anthology are seeking articles of around 4,000-6,500 words (including endnotes and references) discussing the work of Neil Gaiman in any medium -- including the comic

American Frontiers: British Association of American Studies Postgraduate Conference (November 12th, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
British Association of American Studies / University of Birmingham
contact email: 
American.Frontiers@gmail.com

November 12th, 2011
Keynote: Professor Liam Kennedy (University College Dublin)

Luso-Brazilian Literature, Culture and Linguistics SAMLA (11/4-6)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2011 Luso-Brazilian Studies
contact email: 
ahicksba@berkeley.edu

Luso-Brazilian Literature, Culture and Linguistics

[UPDATE] CFP: 'Travelling' in Asian, African and Latin American cinema

full name / name of organization: 
many cinemas
contact email: 
manycinemas@anpa.de

MANY CINEMAS seeks for articles on cinema which focus on travelling - and just like our maxim - in the non-western cinemas of the world like Asia, Africa and Latin America.

2011 Midwest Popular Culture Association-Area of Art History and Visual Culture-Deadline May 10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
cortneybarko@comcast.net

Art History and Visual Culture Area

2011 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Deadline: May 10, 2011

Friday-Sunday, October 14-16, 2011
Milwaukee, WI

[UPDATE] Aesthetics / Class / Worlds (Oct. 14-15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
contact email: 
UMCSCLconference@gmail.com

Aesthetics / Class / Worlds
Keynote Speakers: Eric Cazdyn and Kristin Ross

Call for Proposals (CFP): Technoculture (new issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Technoculture: An Online Journal of Technology in Society
contact email: 
kdorwick@tcjournal.org

We seek papers from a broad a range of academic disciplines that focus on issues that could be briefly summed as “technology and society,” or, perhaps,“technologies and societies.”

Industry Trends: Genre and the Movie Business - Peer-reviewed Journal Special Edition - CFP Deadline 30 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Nowell, Iluminace, Guest Editor
contact email: 
richard_nowell@hotmail.com

Call for Papers
Iluminace vol. 3 (2012) – Special English-Language Edition
Industrial Trends: Genre and the Movie Business

Intersections: Literature, Technology, Science October 21-22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Western Illinois University English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ego@wiu.edu

Call for Papers

Intersections: Literature, Technology, Science

CFP : Cyborg in Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
andreatorrano@yahoo.com.ar

CFP : Cyborg in Cinema

The online journal 'Jura Gentium Cinema' (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking articles (3,000-4,000 words) for a special issue on 'Cyborg in Cinema.'

Marginalia/Marginalities

full name / name of organization: 
TEXT MATTERS: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE
contact email: 
dorfil@uni.lodz.pl

Call for Articles, Reviews and Interviews
From
TEXT MATTERS: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE
Published by the University of Łodź in Poland
editor-in-chief
Dorota Filipczak

CFP - disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory - Self/Story: Issue 21

full name / name of organization: 
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: July 1st, 2011

Accepting Book Submissions to Display at MLA Convention

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

Anaphora Literary Press is accepting critical and creative book-length submissions.

Into the Archive: J. M. Coetzee and His Precursors

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds & Univeristy of York
contact email: 
coetzeeandhisprecursors@gmail.com

Into the Archive: J. M. Coetzee and His Precursors

University of Leeds, United Kingdom, 28th June, 2011

Plenary:
Prof. Carrol Clarkson (University of Cape Town, ZA)

UPDATEAngels and Demons in Contemporary Film and Television Due May 6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
charleje@pgcc.edu

Contemporary re-imaginings of angelic and demonic creatures/characters tend to re-imagine the traditional Biblical roles in such complex and interesting ways.

analyses of popular narrative

full name / name of organization: 
StoryTelling: Journal of Popular Narrative
contact email: 
barbara.szubinska@eku.edu

StoryTelling is seeking submission for its 2011 edition.

Men at Work, Men at Play (5/30/2011; MMLA 11/3-11/6, 2011; St. Louis, MO)

full name / name of organization: 
Keith Wilhite
contact email: 
keithwilhite@gmail.com

This CFP is for the Permanent Section "Gender Studies: Male" at the 2011 M/MLA Convention in St. Louis, MO.

Topic: Men at Work, Men at Play

This panel calls for papers that address contemporary representations of men in the workplace or male camaraderie in American literature and popular culture. We're particularly interested in essays that explore the ways writers unsettle dominant notions of masculinity -- sexually, racially, domestically -- in contemporary fiction, film, or television. Feel free to interpret "the workplace" or the social spaces of camaraderie broadly.

Special issue of Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies on new writing from Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies
contact email: 
lewiss@cofc.edu

Something New out of Twenty-First-Century Africa?
A call for essays for a special issue of the Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies

Women's & Gender Studies Session Proposals, 2012 NeMLA, March 15-18, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

NeMLA is a member-driven convention. We welcome and encourage session proposals (panel, roundtable, creative session, seminar) in all Women’s & Gender Studies topics, including:

Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary (September 23-24, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University Department of English
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

The annual Rice University Symposium in Houston, Texas invites papers that examine the unexpected material and affective supports of the common, commons, and community.

Midwest PCA/ACA Conference, Milwaukee, 14-16 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
executivesecretary@mpcaaca.org

2011 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

Friday-Sunday, October 14 - 16, 2011
Milwaukee, WI
http://www.mpcaaca.org/

Deadline: April 30, 2011

GRIDLOCK, October 14-15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies, Stony Brook University | Hosted at the AC Institute, New York, NY
contact email: 
clcs.gradconf@gmail.com

For our 2nd Annual Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies Graduate Conference, we invite submissions that explore the possibilities of Gridlock.

Indian Popular Culture MPCA/ACA (5/2/11; Milwaukee, WI 10/14-16/11

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
sarah.n.petrovic@gmail.com

Indian Popular Culture
CALL FOR PAPERS

2011 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

Friday-Sunday, October 14 - 16, 2011
Milwaukee, WI
http://mpcaaca.org

Angels and Demons: in Contemporary Film and Television DUE May 6th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Langauge Association (SAMLA
contact email: 
charleje@pgcc,edu

Contemporary re-imaginings of angelic and demonic creatures/characters tend to re-imagine the traditional Biblical roles in such complex and interesting ways.

East Asian Film Stars

full name / name of organization: 
Salford University
contact email: 
wingfai.leung@googlemail.com

Call for Contributions to Collection of Essays

East Asian Film Stars
Editors: Leung Wing-Fai & Andy Willis

DEADLINE April 30th, 2011; Twilight series (books and film) 2011 MPCA/ACA; October 14-16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
katherine.tanski@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: Twilight series (books and film) 2011 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

For the Record: Representations of the Past in Film and Video Production

full name / name of organization: 
Universities Art Association of Canada (www.uaac-aauc.com)
contact email: 
sarah.e.k.smith@queensu.ca

Universities Art Association of Canada
Ottawa, Canada, 27-29 October 2011

For the Record: Representations of the Past in Film and Video Production

Digital Poet(h)ics and Transnational Cultures (workshop session - abstracts by May 8, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
21st AISNA Conference: Democracy and Difference: The U.S. in Multidisciplinary and Comparative Perspectives, Trento, Italy, 26-29 October 2011
contact email: 
maurocarassai@hotmail.com; renatamorresi@hotmail.com



In the past decades digital technologies, new media art, Web 2.0 practices, cybertextualities, and electronic archives have become inescapable presences in the field of knowledge/s and the “unprecedented complexity of the digital”, in Arthur Kroker’s terms, is increasingly changing the very nature of our ways of processing information, theories, cultures, relationships.
Literature has grown well beyond the borders of the printed page, at the same time reinscribing itself across, rather than within, the borders of the nation-state. Our panel focuses on literature and textualities that have to do with aesthetics, forms and techniques made available by digital innovations. We want to consider how they are informed by and how they substantiate new (and old) fluid, variably visible, often contested communities formed in the vast trans-hemispheric multilingual contact zones created by instant communication, English as a lingua franca, electronic translators and g-local connectivity.

Call for manuscripts - book series "Contributions to Transnational Feminism"

full name / name of organization: 
Silvia Schultermandl
contact email: 
silvia.schultermandl@uni-graz.at

Call for Manuscripts

New Book Series: Contributions to Transnational Feminism

General Editors: Erin Kenny (Drury University, U.S.A.) and Silvia Schultermandl (University of Graz, Austria)

Byzantium/Modernism: Art, Cultural Heritage, and the Avant-Gardes

full name / name of organization: 
Roland Betancourt, Yale University
contact email: 
Roland.Betancourt@Yale.edu

Byzantium/Modernism:
Art, Cultural Heritage, and the Avant-Gardes
20-22 April 2012, Yale University

Keynote Speakers:
Marie-José Mondzain, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

8th Biennial MESEA Conference The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas; Call for Papers Media and Mediated

full name / name of organization: 
Eleftheria Arapoglou; MESEA The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas
contact email: 
elefarapoglou@yahoo.com

8th Biennial MESEA Conference The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas 13–16 June 2012
Blanquerna School of Communication, Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, Spain

[UPDATE] Science Fiction Literature and Film deadline EXTENDED: April 15th (RMMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Shana Kraynak / Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
hqrq@iup.edu

The paper proposal deadline for RMMLA has passed, but one more presenter is needed for the Science Fiction Literature and Film panel. Consider the following topics relevant to SCIENCE FICTION:

Deadline Extended: RMMLA Convention in Scottsdale, AZ Oct 6-8, 2011: Mystery and Detective Film and Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bokelly@ucla.edu

Mystery and Detective Film and Fiction. Deadline Extended: Please submit proposals by April 15th.

[UPDATE] The Monument in Revision, Edited Collection (abstracts due June 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph L.V. Donica/Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
jdonica@siu.edu

With the renewed focus on monuments and memorials after 9/11 new questions are being raised and old ones revisited about how objects become memorialized or even de-memorialized.

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