category: film and television

[UPDATE] "Ecocritical Activisms and Activist Ecologies" NeMLA 2011 April 6-10, Rutgers University, NJ: Abstracts by 30 Sept.

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
ecocrit.nemla2011@gmail.com

Ecocriticism informs ecological activisms, and vice versa. What kind of change can the intersections and tensions between ecocriticism and activism bring about?

[UPDATED] The American Tapestry -- Multicultural Influences in Late American Literature / submission deadline: January 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Houston Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uhconf@gmail.com or http://sites.google.com/site/uhconf

The University of Houston is known as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the United States.

CFP: SCREENING THE PAST Special Issue--Untimely cinema: cinema out of time (abstracts due Nov 30 2010 for late 2011 publication)

full name / name of organization: 
SCREENING THE PAST
contact email: 
j.brooks@unsw.edu.au and therese.davis@arts.monash.edu.au

Call for papers: Untimely cinema: cinema out of time – a special Issue of Screening the Past (2011)
Guest Editors: Jodi Brooks and Therese Davis

In the Wake of 9/11: American Texts in the Twenty-First Century (NeMLA, April 7-10, 2011; deadline September 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lperdiga@fit.edu

NeMLA, April 7–10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ

"In the Wake of 9/11: American Texts in the Twenty-First Century"

[UPDATE] Final Call: The Big Screen vs. The Small Screen (Feb 16 2011 conference; Oct 1 2010 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Canterbury Christ Church University, UK
contact email: 
andrew.utterson@cant.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS:

The Big Screen vs. The Small Screen

A one-day conference exploring the competing cultures and contexts of cinema and television in a changing media environment

Francophonies: The Living and the Dead, March 18-19 2011 LSU Baton Rouge

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association, LSU-Baton Rouge
contact email: 
frenchconference@gmail.com

The Department of French Studies 5th Annual Graduate Student Conference

Francophonies: The Living and the Dead

March 18-19th 2011

NEMLA 2011: New Media and the Asian Diaspora 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA @ New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
swankim@virginia.edu

This panel will examine representations of Asian American and Asian diasporic communities in new media such as blogs, internet forums, social network sites, video games, etc.

Screen Representations of Nurses in Mass Media, May 12 2011

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA School of Nursing
contact email: 
collette17@ucla.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for a conference on Screen Representations of Nurses in Mass Media, to be held at UCLA on May 12, 2011.

JAC Special Issue: Love and Romance in American Culture [Deadline: 30 Nov 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of American Culture (American Culture Association)
contact email: 
JAC.romance@gmail.com

Call for Manuscripts

Journal of American Culture
Special Issue: Love and Romance in American Culture

Comedy and Humor--San Antonio, TX, April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Assn/American Culture Assn
contact email: 
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We’re seeking paper or panel discussion proposals examining comedy and the nature of humor wherever we find it in popular culture:

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Media, Labor, Mobility (Due October 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Media Fields Journal
http://mediafieldsjournal.org/

ISSUE 2: MEDIA, LABOR, MOBILITY

Submission Deadline: October 15, 2010.

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


CFP: Classical Representations in Popular Culture (Abstract Deadline Nov. 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kirstenday@yahoo.com

C A L L F O R P A P E R S

Classical Representations in Popular Culture

"The China Issue" -- Call for Poetry, Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction, Translations, Book Reviews, Photography & Art

full name / name of organization: 
Cha: An Asian Literary Journal
contact email: 
editors@asiancha.com

Cha: An Asian Literary Journal http://asiancha.com is now accepting submissions for "The China Issue", an edition of the journal devoted exclusively to work from and about contemporary China.

Theory, Practice, Engagement [deadline 11/1/2010] (ACLA 2011, Vancouver, 3/31-4/3/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Geoffrey Baker
contact email: 
gabaker@csuchico.edu

This approved panel for the American Comparative Literature Association's annual meeting (Vancouver, Canada, 31 March - 3 April 2010) seeks papers that address aspects of the long debate over literary

VIRTUAL HISTORIES 2/18/2011 (deadline 10/14/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Penn Graduate Humanities Forum
contact email: 
enderlej@english.upenn.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS | VIRTUAL HISTORIES
Graduate Humanities Forum | http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu/ghf.shtml
Penn Humanities Forum | http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu
University of Pennsylvania

CFP TWILIGHT (San Antonio, TX, Apr. 20-23, 2011. Submission Deadline: 12/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association is seeking papers, presentations, roundtable discussions, and/or four-person panels on

EXTENSION FOR PROPOSALS: Intersections, Tensions and New Dimensions: Encounters in the Contact Zone in English Studies 10/8-9

full name / name of organization: 
University of New Hampshire English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
unhContactZones@gmail.com

This graduate conference will explore the relevance of contact and contact zones for English Studies.

Music Contingencies in Narrated Americas [update] deadline Sept. 25th.

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2011 New Brunswick -NJ-
contact email: 
ezaramel@princeton.edu

The purpose of this session is to generate a forum for discussion and theoretical intervention among and within the musical and prosaic work of art.

[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 _________________________________________

Words in Action February 19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford French Postgraduate Conference
contact email: 
wordsinaction2011@gmail.com

WORDS IN ACTION
Oxford University French Postgraduate Conference Saturday February 19, 2011

Call for Papers, HERA 2011 | TRANSFORMATIONS MARCH 3-5, 2011 | San Francisco CA

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

Call for Papers, HERA 2011 | TRANSFORMATIONS MARCH 3-5, 2011 | San Francisco CA

The Hotel Whitcomb, 1231 Market Street. San Francisco CA

CFP TRUE BLOOD (San Antonio, TX, Apr. 20-23. Submission Deadline: 12/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association is seeking papers, presentations and/or four-person panels on any aspect of the HBO ser

Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text - CFP deadline 13 November, 2010. Conference dates 24-26 March 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
enquiries@postcards-letters.org.uk

Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text
A conference at the University of Sussex, UK
March 24, 2011 – March 26, 2011

[UPDATE]NEMLA 2011 convention 7-10 April 2011 New Jersey Cinema and Demos

full name / name of organization: 
elif sendur/Binghamton University
contact email: 
esendur1@binghamton.edu

From its very inception the relation between cinema and masses is somewhat a concern among any scholar who takes cinema seriously.

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
e.kofmel@sussexcentre.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2011

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

CFP: Expanding Adaptations (June 10-11 2011, Lorient, France)

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Bretagne Sud/Université de Paris-Diderot
contact email: 
swellslassagne@9online.fr

Expanding Adaptations:
Université de Bretagne Sud (Lorient, France), June 10th-11th, 2011

Magical Realism & Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Special Area—Magical Realism Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
April 20 - 23, 2011

Myth & Fairy Tale & Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/ Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
April 20 - 23, 2011

2011 ACLA Seminar: Spaces of Encounter: Exploring Other Possibilities of Selfhood

full name / name of organization: 
Li Guo, Utah State University
contact email: 
li.guo@usu.edu

We are putting together 12-15 papers for a seminar on the 2011 Annual Meeting of American Comparative Literature at Vancouver. The CFP is as follows.

Aphra Behn Online Journal-10/30/10

full name / name of organization: 
Aphra Behn Society
contact email: 
editors.journal@aphrabehn.org

ANNOUNCING:
Aphra Behn Online: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts 1640-1830

Narrated Objects: Literature and Material Culture in Latin America, NeMLA April 2011 New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
gandolfi@princeton.edu

This panel will address the relationships between literature and materiality in the Latin American cultural production of the 19th and 20th.

CFP: Ol3media Reality Horror

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Maio - University Roma 3
contact email: 
barbara.maio@uniroma3.it

From the unpredictable success of The Blair Witch Project to Paranormal Activity, horror has seen the emergence of a new genre: the reality horror or live recording horror.

CFP-Silent Film Area -2011 San Antonio joint conference SWTXPCA/Pop Culture Association

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

Call for Papers: Silent Film 2011
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

[UPDATE] CFP: Velvet Light Trap Issue #68: Comedy and Humor (Deadline: 15 October)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrea Comiskey / The Velvet Light Trap
contact email: 
acomiskey@wisc.edu

Comedy & Humor

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