category: film and television

Call for Articles: Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Edited Collection: Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema

Call for contributions to Starlight and Shadows: Images of Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema. [tentative title]

Film Studies at PAMLA (Deadline: 4/5/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
withsecretnoise@yahoo.com

ATTN: PAMLA's 2010 Conference in Hawaii: Film Studies Panel(s)
(DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: 4/5/10)

Aloha Concerned Cinema Citizens,

International Conference: “Shifting Paradigms: How Translation Transforms the Humanities.”/Urbana, IL/Deadline: April 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Translation Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and The Université Denis-Diderot, Paris, France
contact email: 
translation@illinois.edu

October 14-16, 2010

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Levis Faculty Center

[UPDATE] Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts; 23-24 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell / University of Birmingham
contact email: 
modernism-utopia@hotmail.co.uk

Registration for 'Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts' (23-24 April 2010) will CLOSE on April 22nd.

English Literature (1700 to present), Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (DEADLINE April 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephani Pierce/San Francisco State University
contact email: 
ssp@sfsu.edu

PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA. The 2010 conference will take place November 13-14 at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

Reading the Visual Text: Visual Rhetoric in a Visual Culture (SAMLA conf. 2010, special session, abstracts due June 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Alice Myatt / Georgia State University
contact email: 
amyatt1@gsu.edu

This panel invites participants to explore the ways in which reading visual texts plays out in our increasingly visual culture.

[UPDATE] Film (Regular Session) 2010 SAMLA Convention; May 15

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Angelo / SAMLA
contact email: 
ama0002@auburn.edu

In keeping with the theme of the 2010 SAMLA convention, this panel seeks paper proposals that address the interplay of text and image.

Political Speak:The Use and Abuse of Rhetoric in Support of Torture & Punishment-SAMLA 11/7/10- 11/11/10-Abstracts due 05/01/10

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

Torture: What is the fascination with this arcane activity?

[UPDATE] Call For Papers,Academic Exchange Quarterly

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Exchange Quarterly, Fall 2010, Volume 14, Issue 3,
contact email: 
lkhammad@yu.edu.jo

Academic Exchange Quarterly
Fall 2010, Volume 14, Issue 3
AEQ is calling for papers on the following special section.
Focus:
* What is culture? How important is it in teaching literature?

English Literature (1700 to present), Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (DEADLINE April 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephani Pierce, San Francisco State University
contact email: 
ssp@sfsu.edu

PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA. The 2010 conference will take place November 13-14 at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

COSMOPOETICS: Mediating a New World Poetics, Durham UK (Deadline: 15 May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Marc Botha and Heather Yeung / University of Durham, UK
contact email: 
cosmopoetics@googlemail.com

COSMOPOETICS: Mediating a New World Poetics

Department of English Studies and St John’s College, University of Durham UK
8-10 September 2010

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

[UPDATE] Reflections on Identity: Images in Multi Ethnic American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association/MELUS Panel/Lucy R. Littler
contact email: 
llittler@fsu.edu

In keeping with the 2010 SAMLA convention theme, the “Interplay between Image and Text,” the MELUS panel seeks papers examining how images and/or the relationship between images and literary texts

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Present Tense

full name / name of organization: 
Alexandra Hidalgo, Purdue University
contact email: 
ahidalgo@purdue.edu

S(t)imulated Realities: The Hypperreal in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Robin DeRosa/Plymouth State University
contact email: 
rderosa@plymouth.edu

This collection will look at pop cultural simulations of the real.

18th Annual CSU Shakespeare Symposium at CSU Fullerton, May 7-8, 2010 (Papers due by April 19, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group and As You Like Shakespeare Society
contact email: 
kstanton@fullerton.edu

Papers on any of the works of William Shakespeare are invited for presentation at the eighteenth annual California State University Shakespeare Symposium, to be held on the campus of California State

The Archive (film, TV, new media)

full name / name of organization: 
FlowTV.org
contact email: 
flowtveditor@gmail.com

FlowTV.org CFP: The Archive

FlowTV.org is the University of Texas at Austin, Department of Radio-TV-Film’s journal of television and new media.

Due Date: Friday, May 7, 2010

[UPDATE] Rape in Crime Fiction - Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Berit Astrom, Dept. of Language Studies, Umea University, Sweden
contact email: 
berit.astrom@engelska.umu.se

Rape in Crime Fiction – Call for Papers Extended Deadline

7th Global Conerence: Making Sense Of Dying and Death - Care, Dying and the End of Life (November 2010, Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dd7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Dying and Death:
Care, Dying and the End of Life

Monday 8th November – Wednesday 10th November 2010
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Twentieth Century Studies - MPCA/ ACA

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

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended --- Lucayos -- Issue 2 -- Water

full name / name of organization: 
The College of The Bahamas, School of English Studies
contact email: 
lucayos2010@cob.edu.bs, roenbring@cob.edu.bs

Lucayos is looking for submissions of papers 20-25 pages in length on art, film, literature and culture of the postcolonial world.

Representations of Terrorism in Spain (MLA Jan2011)-deadline extended to March 30

full name / name of organization: 
Kyra A. Kietrys/Davidson College
contact email: 
kykietrys@davidson.edu

This Special Session explores representations of domestic and international terrorism in contemporary Spanish literature (including juvenile), film, and popular culture.

Archaeological Modernism (deadline April 20) (MSA 12, Nov 11-14, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Park, University of Southern California
contact email: 
stephen.park@usc.edu

This panel will explore the interplay of archaeology and modernist art and literature.

Registration Open For: (re)performing the Posthuman: a conference on performance arts and posthumanism

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
contact email: 
s.ilter@sussex.ac.uk; d.ploeger@sussex.ac.uk

We are pleased to announce that registration for

(re)Performing the Posthuman – a conference on performance arts and posthumanism
University of Sussex, 21-22 May 2010

is now open.

CFP: Queer Studies in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Kristopher L. Cannon / Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kris.cannon@mac.com

Call for Papers: QUEER STUDIES in Popular Culture
2010 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 1-3, 2010
Minneapolis, Minnesota

[UPDATE] REPRESENTATIONS OF MASCULINITIES IN SPANISH FILM: CROSS-CULTURAL AND INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES

full name / name of organization: 
Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities
contact email: 
Inma_Lyons@tamu-commerce.edu

POST SCRIPT CALL FOR PAPERS

SPECIAL ISSUE: REPRESENTATIONS OF MASCULINITIES IN SPANISH FILM: CROSS-CULTURAL AND INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES

Harry Potter MPCA/ACA (proposals due April 30; conference Oct. 1-3, 2010)

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

The Harry Potter area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association invites panel and paper proposals for its annual conference.

CFP Screening the Past Special Issue Screen Attachments

full name / name of organization: 
Paola Voci
contact email: 
paola.voci@otago.ac.nz

Call for Papers

Screening the Past* Special Issue 2011
Editors: Catherine Fowler and Paola Voci

Screen Attachments: New practices of viewing moving images

Blackwell Companion to Historical Film (05/01/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Constantin Parvulescu
contact email: 
ctparvulescu@gmail.com

Call for Contributions
The Blackwell Companion to the Historical Film
Editors: Robert A Rosenstone, California Institute of Technology
Constantin Parvulescu, Washington University in St Louis

CFP: Storytelling, Memories and Identity Constructions

full name / name of organization: 
Enkidu Magazine
contact email: 
liowlb@enkidumagazine.com

Call for Papers:
The Enkidu Summer Conference 2010: Storytelling, Memories and Identity Constructions

México City, 28 July - 2, Augst 2010

North Korean Comics & Animation

full name / name of organization: 
ImageText
contact email: 
fenkli@newpaltz.edu & sboluk@ufl.edu

CFP: A special issue of ImageTexT
North Korean Comics & Animation

Editors: Heinz Insu Fenkl & Stephanie Boluk

[UPDATE] The Fictional Lives of American Presidents

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Long / University of Canterbury, Jeff Menne / University of Richmond
contact email: 
christian.long@canterbury.ac.nz or jmenne@richmond.edu

While cinema, television, and literature have regularly imagined fictional presidents, the act of fictionalizing the lives of American presidents—that is, giving fictional account of nonfictional pr

LGBT Studies at MAP/ACA - Washington, DC (2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
markjohn@alumni.tufts.edu

LGBT Studies @ MAP/ACA 2010
Area Chair: Dr. Mark John Isola
Facebook page: LGBT Studies @ MAP/ACA

[UPDATE] Shakespeare and Popular Music Colloquium, September 6, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare and Popular Music Colloquium
contact email: 
hiphopshakespeare@gmail.com

2010 Shakespeare and Popular Music Conference and Colloquium
School of English and Theatre Studies
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
September 6, 2010

Peer English 6

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bp62@le.ac.uk

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed academic journal, now in its fifth year, published by members of the School of English at the University of Leicester.

Update: Packingtown Review Journal of Arts and Scholarship

full name / name of organization: 
Packingtown Review
contact email: 
editors@packingtownreview.com

The editors of Packingtown Review, a journal of the University of Illinois at Chicago, published by the University of Illinois Press, invite submissions for its third issue to be released in 2011.

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