category: film and television

Return of the Ring

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien Society, UK
contact email: 
programme@returnofthering.org

J.R.R. Tolkien is an author who excites diverse critical response from both academia and non-academia.

Trauma and the Woman of Color in Narratives of Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Southeastern Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
patricia.hopkins@cnu.edu

Women’s roles are historically remembered as primarily passive on both sides of “the color line”: while White women’s bodies have historically been protected and defended, women of color have

Comparative Melodrama (ACLA 2011, Vancouver, B.C., Mar. 31-Apr. 3)

full name / name of organization: 
Sheetal Majithia
contact email: 
sm188@nyu.edu

Cultural criticism and film history once approached melodrama as a failed and lowbrow form of tragedy characterized by excessive rhetoric, one-dimensional characterizations, and schematized moral

Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege - March4-6th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University
contact email: 
mcgillconference2011@gmail.com

Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege

“Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.” G. K. Chesterton, Defendant (1901)

Film (General) Panels for 2011 SWTX PCA/ACA Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
dick.crew@gmail.com

Proposals are being reviewed for 20-minute presentations on film, ranging from critical essays to analyses employing recognized research methodologies.

Narrative Scale and the Limits of the Sensible

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of Narrative
contact email: 
krmuth@artsci.wustl.edu

Black Studies in the Age of Obama: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Black Identity: Undergraduate Student Research Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Black American Studies--University of Delaware
contact email: 
ceh@udel.edu

The Department of Black American Studies at the University of Delaware, in collaboration with Delaware State University, Morgan State University, and Bowie State University, extend a call for papers f

[UPDATE] JANUARY 3 DEADLINE: Grad Conference: "ANIMAL.MACHINE.SOVEREIGN."

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, SUNY Buffalo
contact email: 
animal.machine.sovereign@gmail.com

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PLEASE VISIT THE CONFERENCE WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION

http://animalmachinesovereign.wordpress.com

KEYNOTES:
Timothy Campbell (Cornell)

Book Reviews – Mind/Body Relationships

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Deadline: November 15, 2010

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Mind/Body
Relationships -- Special Issue

Contemporary Interpretations

full name / name of organization: 
CSU Chico EGSC Fall Symposium
contact email: 
espangler2@csuchico.edu

2010 EGSC FALL SYMPOSIUM: “Contemporary Interpretations: Expanding Boundaries with Inquiry”
CSU, Chico Performing Arts Center November 13, 2010

Kate Chopin panel at 2011 ALA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kpobrien@olemiss.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual paper proposals for its sponsored panel at the 2011 American Literature Association conference in Boston, May 26-29, 2011.

Call for articles - Animation on the Fly: Animation and Video Games. January 7, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Animation Journal
contact email: 
klandersen@brooklyn.cuny.edu

2011 SPECIAL ISSUE - Animation on the Fly: Animation and Video Games
Guest Edited Issue of Animation Journal
Editor: Kara Lynn Andersen

Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge (2011 Mardi Gras Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

2011 Mardi Gras Conference

Special Topic Panel: "Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge."

Detecting Genius: The Adaptation of Sherlock Holmes

full name / name of organization: 
Natasha Alvandi Hunt / Popular Culture Association Annual National Conference, San Antonio, Texas
contact email: 
alvandi@usc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS in ADAPTATION

The Adaptation Section of the 2011 National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations Conference

Wednesday, April 20, through Saturday, April 23

Relationships Between Minds and Bodies--11/15/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Schuylkill graduate journal is seeking submissions from all disciplines for our 9th volume of critical essays and book reviews to be published in Spring of 2011 (online and in print).

Call for Contributions to edited collection on Visual Culture and Dublin

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Dun Laoghaire
contact email: 
justin.carville@iadt.ie

Call for contributions to an edited book on Visual Culture and Dublin

Editor: Justin Carville, Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Dun Laoghaire

Comedy and Audiences

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Phillips, University of East Anglia
contact email: 
t.phillips@uea.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Comedy and Audiences

Special Issue of Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception Studies

Manifest Identity [UPDATE] - February 25-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.symposium@gmail.com


North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC
February 25-26, 2011

At our second annual Association of English Graduate Students Symposium, we wish to explore the many ways that identity manifests itself as an object for study. The concept of identity permeates every text, from its narrator’s organizing gaze to the the genre in which it is catalogued. Indeed, we invite you to question the term “text” itself, as “text” has come to be identified as anything from a novel to a Facebook page to a film.

3 Year UK PhD Studentship (fees + bursary) on Korean Horror Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Peirse, University of Northumbria
contact email: 
alison.peirse@northumbria.ac.uk

The Department of Arts, University of Northumbria (Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK) is advertising a PhD studentship entitled 'A History of Korean Horror Cinema' to begin January 2011. The studentship comprises of a tuition fee waiver, an anuual bursary of £7000, access to research expenses and a dedicated work station.

American Appropriations, American Interventions 15 & 16 April 2011, Queen's University Belfast

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association of American Studies
contact email: 
philip.mcgowan@qub.ac.uk

The Irish Association of American Studies invites papers on the theme of American Appropriations, American Interventions for its annual conference to be held at Queen’s University Belfast on April 1

[UPDATE] Feminism and Teaching Symposium - 2nd Call for Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Feminism and Teaching Network
contact email: 
feminismandteaching@nottingham.ac.uk

8th-9th April 2011 University of Nottingham

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

[UPDATE] ACLA Vancouver Mar. 31-Apr. 1 2011 - "Mirgrations"

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association)
contact email: 
aivanchikova@alaska.edu

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Proposals are now accepted for the ACLA panel titled "Migrations".
March 31 - April 3, 2011: Vancouver, Canada

Masculinities Between the National and the Transnational (cfp deadline 2-15-11)

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin Floyd
contact email: 
kfloyd@kent.edu

Between the National and the Transnational, 1980 to the Present: Masculinities in Britain and the U.S.

The Second of Three International Workshops: Kent State University, August 4-7, 2011

Southern Literature and Culture April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
chris.bloss@gmail.com

This year the conference will be held in lovely San Antonio, TX from April 20-23 at the Marriott Rivercenter San Antonio, 101 Bowie Street, San Antonio, Texas 78205 210-223-1000.

CFP: Images of Children and/or Childhood

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Aids in Culture: Explorations in the Cultural History of Aids

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Cultural History and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liowlb@aidsinculture.org

Explorations in the Cultural History of AIDS International Conference

Mexico City, 9 - 14 December 2010

Conference Languages: English, Castilian

“Global Lesbian Cinema” Special Issue for The Journal of Lesbian Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Gauthier & Daniel Farr
contact email: 
jgauthier@randolphcollege.edu

We seek papers on the topic of Global Lesbian Cinema, broadly defined, for a special issue of The Journal of Lesbian Studies.

[UPDATE] Imagining Europe - Perspectives, Perceptions and Representations from Antiquity to the Present

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University Institute for Cultural Disciplines
contact email: 
c.maas@hum.leidenuniv.nl

IMAGINING EUROPE - PERSPECTIVES, PERCEPTIONS AND REPRESENTATIONS FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE PRESENT

REMINDER: CALL FOR PAPERS - LUICD Graduate Conference 2011

2011 Philological Association of the Carolinas Conference (17-19 March 2011) at UNC Asheville

full name / name of organization: 
The Philological Association of the Carolinas
contact email: 
bhobby@unca.edu

Call for Papers and Panels
35th Annual PAC Conference
17-19 March 2011
University of North Carolina at Asheville

CFP: The Ridiculously Violent in Science Fiction (10/30/10; ICFA 32 3/16/11-3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Ferguson / University of Virginia
contact email: 
af3pj@virginia.edu

Participants are being sought for a paper session on violence considered or depicted as ridiculous, for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

CFP: Partners in Suspense: Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Hitchcock: 24th-26th March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Steve Rawle / York St John University
contact email: 
s.rawle@yorksj.ac.uk

Partners in Suspense: Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Hitchcock: 24th, 25th, 26th March 2011

Organised by Faculty of Arts, York St John University, York, UK

Concepts of Indian Diaspora and Transnationalism

full name / name of organization: 
East Carolina University
contact email: 
macfaddenj09@ecu.edu

What does it mean to be multinational? Who in the 21st Century is on the brink of melting into the pot, and who is clamoring to ensure that their culture is left unmarred?

PCA/ACA 2011 National Conference, The Vampire in Literature and Film: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Anyiwo, Curry College
contact email: 
manyiwo0807@curry.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the PCA/ACA is soliciting papers and/or presentations on any aspect of the television series’ BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER OR ANGEL.

Faith and the Supernatural: 2011 Southeast Region CCL, April 7-9, 2011 (deadline: 1/15/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature, Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA
contact email: 
sclements@regent.edu

Throughout history, we have used stories about the supernatural to better understand faith – to better understand what to believe in and what it means to believe.

Constructions of the Future: Life Beyond Disciplines (Heidelberg, 14-16 July 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Universität Heidelberg, Germany
contact email: 
stefan.herbrechter@as.uni-heidelberg.de

Constructions of the Future: Life Beyond Disciplines

An International and Interdisciplinary Conference
Heidelberg (Germany), 14-16 July 2011

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