category: film and television

{UPDATE]--(Re)Constructing the American West--SAMLA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
engale@langate.gsu.edu

In his essay “Walking,” Henry David Thoreau says, “We go eastward to realize history and study the works of art and literature, retracing the steps of the race; we go westward as into the future

[UPDATE] The Apocalypse and its Discontents 9/1/10; 12/11/20

full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster
contact email: 
m.germana@westminster.ac.uk

UPDATE:

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Adam Roberts, Royal Holloway

CFP: Fashion Media (June 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
SCAN: Journal of Media, Arts, Culture (Macquarie University Sydney)
contact email: 
alex.munt@mq.edu.au

This special issue of SCAN: Journal of Media Arts Culture will explore new directions in fashion and design with regard to screen media, media convergence, cross media/creative collaborations and hybr

New Cartographies: Mapping Identity Politics in Theatre and Dance

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR), Theatre Library Association (TLA), Congress on Research in Dance (CORD)
contact email: 
jocelynbuckner@gmail.com

ASTR/TLA/CORD 2010 WORKING SESSION CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

Session Title:

New Cartographies: Mapping Identity Politics in Theatre and Dance

Session Leader(s):

[UPDATE] REGISTRATION NOW OPEN John Buchan and the Idea of Modernity (10th July 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Macdonald and Nathan Waddell
contact email: 
buchan-conference@hotmail.com

Plenary Speakers: Douglas Gifford (University of Glasgow) on Buchan's response to his Victorian literary precursors, and Douglas Kerr (University of Hong Kong) on Buchan, myth, and "The Dancing Floor"

Directory of World Cinema: Sweden Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Directory of World Cinema
contact email: 
worlddirectoryofcinemasweden@gmail.com

We are seeking contributors for the Directory of World Cinema, Sweden.
This Directory, published by Intellect, is slated to be a wide-ranging

[UPDATE] Affecting Feminism, UK (12/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University
contact email: 
stacy.gillis@ncl.ac.uk

Affecting Feminism: Feminist Theory and the Question of Feeling

Newcastle University, U.K. (10-12 December 2010)

[UPDATE] CFP - Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Program at Purdue University
contact email: 
graphic.engagement@gmail.com

The Purdue Comparative Literature Program presents the 2010 Conference

Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation

WSQ Special Issue: Ruin

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
wsqassociate@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Ruin
Guest Editors: Sarah Chinn and Rupal Oza

This issue of WSQ explores the multiple valences of ruin. While ruin clearly follows from disaster – from economic collapse to earthquakes to floods to volcanic eruptions to political and social unrest – it is also highly gendered: what is more easily ruined, after all, than a virtuous woman’s reputation?

Ruin can exist in the singular as a catastrophe and in the plural as an aesthetic, architectural, and historical pleasure. Mourning at a ruin can entail grief and also nostalgia for a world before disintegration and decay. Ruin suggests both temporal and spatial change, evoking a time and a place before as well as meditating on the here and now.

The specter of ruin generates strategies to forestall it: protectionism towards women and children, as well as other marginalized populations; economic bailouts to prevent the possibility of collapse; the closing down or limiting of borders; emergency warning systems; militarization and weaponization of society. And yet in this issue we also hope to pose a sometimes unthinkable question: what is so bad about ruin? Why do we fear the collapse of systems that might in fact be currently unworkable or even destructive?

UPDATE- “Reality-TV Love: Bachelors and Bachelorettes”

full name / name of organization: 
2010 Film & History Conference: Representations of Love in Film and Television
contact email: 
zperel@qcc.cuny.edu

Call for Papers
“Reality-TV Love: Bachelors and Bachelorettes”
2010 Film & History Conference: Representations of Love in Film and Television
November 11-14, 2010
Hyatt Regency Milwaukee

Call for Papers _ Women in Judaism

full name / name of organization: 
Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
Dina.eylon@utoronto.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

Submissions are invited for an online periodical

WOMEN IN JUDAISM: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL
http://www.womeninjudaism.org

'Posthumanisms and the "Terror" of (Bio)Technologies' Proposals by 1 June 2010 (M/MLA 2010-Chicago-Nov 4-7)

full name / name of organization: 
2010 Midwest Modern Language Association Convention; Chicago; Nov. 4-7
contact email: 
maryanne.p.r.h.laurico@queensu.ca

[UPDATE] M/MLA - Chicago, Nov 4-7 '10 - Canada's Ghosts: The Spectors that Haunt and Terrorize Canadian Literature May 14th '10

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Languages Annual Conference - Permanent Panel - Canadian Literature
contact email: 
lee.bessette@gmail.com

Reminder - Deadline for Abstracts - May 14th, 2010.

15th October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Screening Cultural Spaces
contact email: 
renee.dickason@orange.fr

Call for papers: “Screening Cultural Diversity”

Slow Media

full name / name of organization: 
Transformations Journal
contact email: 
grayson.cooke@scu.edu.au

Given the contemporary fascination with and, indeed, addiction to real-time media dispatch and commentary, what would it mean to speak of “slow media”?

Jewish American & Holocaust Literature Symposium 7th-11th Nov 2010, South Beach, FL - deadline 1 Aug 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Jewish American & Holocaust Literature
contact email: 
hlevitsk@lmu.edu

Call for Papers

2010 American Literature Association's Jewish American & Holocaust Literature Symposium

Book Collection: Ethics of Fan Studies Deadline: Abstracts June 30, 2010; finished essays March 31, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Larsen/George Washington University
contact email: 
klarsen@gwu.edu or wallisj@hope.ac.uk

Ethical issues are raised whenever a researcher investigates a particular group or community. These ethical considerations are often compounded by resistance to academic scrutiny on the part of the community or group being investigated.

This is often the case in Fan Studies, where fans conduct what they feel to be private business in the public domain of the internet and other “closed” venues such as fan conventions.

CFP London-New York: Exchanges and Cross-Cultural Influences in the Arts and Literature ( April 1-2, 2010, Nancy, France)

full name / name of organization: 
Université Nancy 2, France
contact email: 
Jean-Philippe.Heberle@univ-nancy2.fr

International Conference
1-2 April 2011
Université Nancy 2

London-New York: Exchanges and Cross-Cultural Influences in the Arts and Literature

Call for paper

[UPDATE] SAMLA 2010 - Marxist and Psychoanalytic Approaches to 9/11

full name / name of organization: 
MLG - Marxist Literary Group
contact email: 
charlessumner@hotmail.com

By now it is clear that the attacks of September 11th have provided grist for the culture industry mill, spawning a variety of theoretical, literary, and cinematic production.

Utopian Studies Society (Europe) 12th Interantional Conference 8-11/8/2011, deadline 31/3/2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cyprus
contact email: 
balaso@ucy.ac.cy

From the devastation of the Athenian polis during the Peloponnesian war to the decline of the Greek world in the era of the Stoics, from the enclosures of the commons under the Tudors to the religious

CFP: Images of Children and/or Childhood

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

CFP: Call for submissions to Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)

Previously on. TV Series in the Third Golden Age of Television. (Tentative Title)

full name / name of organization: 
FRAME. Revista de Cine de la Biblioteca de la Facultad de Comunicación.
contact email: 
migpergom@alum.us.es

In the first decade of 21th century, television series landscape has changed drastically, a change characterized by a shift of the creative work from film industry to television, which has attracted a

EACLALS Postgraduate Conference - "Postcolonialism and Labour" - 26-27 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
EACLALS
contact email: 
eaclals.pg.conference@googlemail.com

Postcolonialism and Labour

EACLALS Postgraduate Conference
Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany

26 - 27 March 2011

Piracy - graduate conference - deadline June 1st - conference October 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University, Department of English
contact email: 
ddonatac@brandeis.edu

DEADLINE JUNE 1st!

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Piracy
Friday, 15 October 2010
Brandeis University
Department of English
Eighth Annual Graduate Conference

Placing the Archipelago: Interconnections and Extensions

full name / name of organization: 
Sargasso - A Journal of Caribbean Literature, Languages and Culture
contact email: 
sargassoplace@gmail.com

Deadline for submissions: August 30, 2010

[UPDATE] Feminism 2010

full name / name of organization: 
MPJournal
contact email: 
lynda_hinkle@yahoo.com

[UPDATE] Transnational, Transcultural, Transmedial: European Cinema Today

full name / name of organization: 
University College Cork, Ireland
contact email: 
europeancinema.ucc@gmail.com

Transnational, Transcultural, Transmedial: European Cinema Today

An International Graduate Film Studies Conference

University College Cork, Ireland

14-15 May 2010

[UPDATE] -- Nation and the Mother Tongue(s) -- Due 4 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Regina Yung Lee / PAMLA
contact email: 
ryung001@ucr.edu

[Update] Adaptations - MPCA/MACA, Oct 1-3 2010, Minneapolis- Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association
contact email: 
sbalcerzak@niu.edu

I am currently seeking original work in the area of FILM ADAPTATIONS for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference.

[UPDATE] Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Marianna D'Ezio
contact email: 
marianna.dezio@libero.it

Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility

Terror and the Cinematic Sublime (6/01/10; MMLA 11/4-7, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Jean-Francois Lyotard writes, "We have paid a high enough price for the nostalgia of the whole [...] let us be witnesses to the unpresentable; let us activate the differences and save the honor of the

Undergraduate Scholarship on Joss Whedon's Work (due date: 09/01/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
David Kociemba/Watcher Junior (Whedon Studies Association)
contact email: 
david.kociemba@gmail.com

David Kociemba, editor of Watcher Junior, invites your students' submissions for publication in the sixth issue of Watcher Junior, a refereed, online journal for undergraduate student scholarship in W

[UPDATE] TV & Temporality: Exploring Narrative Time in 21st Century Programming - Edited Collection - Deadline May 15th, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Ames
contact email: 
mames@eiu.edu

This collection analyzes television programs of the 21st century that contain experiments with narrative time.

[UPDATE] Flannery O'Connor in Film. SAMLA 2010 (November 5-7). Abstracts due June 1.

full name / name of organization: 
Flannery O'Connor Society
contact email: 
akking@olemiss.edu

This panel affiliated with the Flannery O'Connor Society welcomes papers that explore the SAMLA 2010 special focus "The Interplay of Text and Image" in O'Connor and film.

Slow Media. Abstract Deadline: July 1 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Transformations Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
grayson.cooke@scu.edu.au

Transformations Journal Call for Papers: “Slow Media”

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