category: film and television

Tentative title: The Unbearable Fatness of Being: Enlarging Theories of Embodiment

full name / name of organization: 
Julia McCrossin/Lesleigh Owen
contact email: 
jmccross@gwmail.gwu.edu/lesleigh.owen@gmail.com

Call for Anthology Submissions

Tentative title: The Unbearable Fatness of Being: Enlarging Theories of Embodiment

Type: Edited anthology

Submission deadline: November 1, 2010

aspeers Calls for Papers by American Studies Students at European Universities by 31 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
aspeers: emerging voices in american studies
contact email: 
editors@aspeers.com

 

aspeers is the first and currently only peer-reviewed print journal for MA-level American studies scholars in Europe. It is a platform for the best work done by American studies graduate students below the PhD level.

Performance and Spirituality, Journal Issue 2, Deadline: September 30,2010

full name / name of organization: 
Performance and Spirituality: Journal of the Institute for the Study of Performance and Spirituality
contact email: 
edmund.lingan@utoledo.edu

CFP: Issue 2

Deadline: September 30, 2010
Publication date: January 2011

Collected Essays - Cinema & the State-Tortured Body

full name / name of organization: 
Mark de Valk - Southampton Solent University, UK
contact email: 
mark.de.valk@solent.ac.uk

Call for Abstracts - Deadline Oct 1, 2010

Disney's The Princess and the Frog (Abstract deadline Aug 1, 2010; SCMS Conference March 10-13, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Bonner / Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference (SCMS)
contact email: 
vbonner@clayton.edu

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

[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:

[FINAL UPDATE] Literature and the Sacred (EXTENDED deadline for abstracts: July 26th; conference: October 14–16th, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Center for the Studies of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu or jesse_crisler@byu.edu

The conference will include sessions on Literature, the Sacred, and Texts; Literature, the Sacred, and the Environment; and Literature, the Sacred, and Philosophy.

AULLA Conference: Storytelling in Literature, Language and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Universities Languages and Literature Association (AULLA)
contact email: 
liam.semler@sydney.edu.au

http://conference2011.aulla.com.au.

[UPDATE] Panel: Gus Van Sant - SCMS New Orleans Mar. 10-13

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

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

Call for Articles-Spider-Man, Webslingers, and Spider-Women

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Weiner Texas Tech Univeristy Robert Moses Peaslee Texas Tech University
contact email: 
rob.weiner@ttu.edu

Call for Essays: Spider-Man, Spider-Women, and Webspinners: Critical Perspectives
Edited by Robert G. Weiner and Robert Moses Peaslee;

CFP for book: The CIA on My Campus and Yours

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Zwerling
contact email: 
pzwerling@rgv.rr.com

Seeking chapter authors for book on CIA penetration of US campuses through the Intelligence Community Centers of Academic Excellence, Intelligence Analysis Campus, Officers in Residence, etc.

Book: The CIA on My Campus...and Yours

full name / name of organization: 
Book Anthology: CIA on campus
contact email: 
pzwerling@rgv.rr.com

I am preparing a book proposal on the contemporary CIA penetration of campuses through the Intelligence Community Centers of Academic Excellence and Intelligence Analysis Campuses and seek contribut

[Inter]sections - American Studies journal submissions by August 10

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Program, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
intersections@americanstudies.ro

[Inter]sections is the online graduate journal of American Studies at the University of Bucharest, Romania (ISSN 2068-3472).

UPDATE: Essays solicited for Housing Fictions: the House in Writing and Culture, 1950 to the Present, special issue of EJES

full name / name of organization: 
Francesca Saggini (Universita' della Tuscia)
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it

Essays are solicited for the volume *Housing Fictions: the House in Writing and Culture, 1950 to the Present*,

[UPDATE] NEMLA Panel on Women Writers and Psychoanalysis (Abstract Deadline September 30, 2010; Conference April 7-10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
KristinaMarieDarling@yahoo.com

I'm seeking submissions for a panel on American women writers’ responses to Freud, which will take place at the 2011 Northeast Modern Language Association Conference.

[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

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

_________________________________________

Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

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.

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