category: film and television

[UPDATE] Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2nd Futurist Theory and Fiction: Fear, Horror, and Terror(ism)

full name / name of organization: 
Lee Baxter & David Briggs / SETS Department of University of Guelph
contact email: 
future@uoguelph.ca

Filming the Internet [SCMS Panel Proposal March 10-13]

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Coman
contact email: 
awcoman@ufl.edu

Post-War Serbian Film—2011 SCMS Panel in New Orleans (03/10-03/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Zoran Samardzija, Columbia College Chicago & Steven Shaviro, Wayne State University
contact email: 
zsamardzija@colum.edu & shaviro@shaviro.com

This panel explores Serbian Film post-1999 and the NATO bombings that marked the end to a decade of wars throughout the former Yugoslavia.

Be the Media: Film, New Media, and Social Formations (deadline 8/3/10; dates 3/10-3/13/11, New Orleans)

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Robe'/Florida Atlantic University/Panel at Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
crobe@fau.edu

For a proposed panel at the 2011 Society for Cinema and Media Studies:

CFP - Gus Van Sant - SCMS 2011 - New Orleans - Mar. 10-13

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Horton / Georgia State University
contact email: 
justinbhorton@gmail.com

Proposed Panel: Gus Van Sant
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference
New Orleans, LA
March 10-13

Organizer:
Justin Horton, Georgia State University

#3 - A new journal exploring art and art theory

full name / name of organization: 
#3 - www.journal3.org
contact email: 
collaborate@journal3.org

Hollywood On-the-Air: Rehistoricizing Cinema and Radio (Abstract Due 8/5/2010; SCMS, 3/10-13/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Balcerzak / Northern Illinois University
contact email: 
sbalcerzak@niu.edu

With the influx of new research on media convergence, this panel explores the relationship between two of the most popular American entertainment mediums of the last century: radio and cinema.

"Crossroads" Toulouse, France June 7-8, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Wendy Harding, Université de Toulouse, France
contact email: 
harding@univ-tlse2.fr

Crossroads: an International Conference
7-8 June 2012
Toulouse, France

Great things are done when men and mountains meet;
This is not done by jostling in the street.

National Borders and Medieval Spaces (08/10/2010; Kalamazoo, MI 5/12-15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
University or Oregon, Department of Romance Languages
contact email: 
Steve McCormick: smccormi@uoregon.edu

Panel Title: “National Borders and Medieval Spaces”

TV Series in the World: Changing Places / Places of Exchange – 15-16-17June 2011, University of Le Havre, France

full name / name of organization: 
Groupe de Recherche Identités et Cultures, University of Le Havre
contact email: 
shatchuel@noos.fr

This interdisciplinary conference aims at examining the TV series of/in different countries (USA, UK, France, Spain, Hispanic America, Brazil, India, Japan, Korea, Russia, Canada, Oceania, Africa …)

Latino Cultures of NYC

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology
contact email: 
jgriff02@nyit.edu

New York Institute of Technology announces its seventh interdisciplinary conference, “Latino Cultures of NYC.” Scholars from a range of disciplines are invited to interpret the theme broadly for t

International Journal of Screendance (open due date)

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Screendance
contact email: 
screendancejournal@gmail.com

International Journal of Screendance: Call for Submissions

The International Journal of Screendance, Volume Three

Leon Edel Prize: Henry James Review (November 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Henry James Review
contact email: 
hjamesr@louisville.edu

Leon Edel Prize

CFP: Lost and Othered Children

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

Edited Collection: Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema

[UPDATE] Subversions of Hi/story and Desire for Memory, October 21-22, 2010 (DEADLINE EXTENDED / ANANDA DEVI PANEL ADDED)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French and Francophone Studies at the University of California Los Angeles
contact email: 
frenconf@ucla.edu

Subversions of hi/story and desire for memory

15th Annual Graduate Student Conference in French and Francophone Studies of the University of California Los Angeles

October 21-22, 2010

[UPDATE] COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON 18TH-CENTURY LITERATURE 7/31/2010

full name / name of organization: 
BOOK TITLE: New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture.
contact email: 
NewStudiesin18@gmail.com

New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture is a collection of essays featuring the work of established and emerging scholars in the areas of eighteenth-century commerce, race, law, genre

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to July 20! Communicating Forms: Aesthetics, Relationality, Collaboration

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Departments of English Language and Art History
contact email: 
CommunicatingForms@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 20, 2010
Call for Papers and Creative Proposals:
Communicating Forms: Aesthetics, Relationality, Collaboration

Beyond Adaptation: Appropriations, Allusions and Intertextuality One-Day Postgraduate Symposium Thusrday 27th January 2011

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University, Leicester, England
contact email: 
Natalie Hayton / Jamie Sherry / beyondadaptation@mydmu.ac.uk

As the field of adaptation studies progresses away from questions of ‘infidelity’ and the ‘betrayal’ of source material, a new set of disciplines and theories have emerged to help us understan

Bodies of Art

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Body, Mind and Culture and the Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

Bodies of Art

Featured Speakers:
Linda Nochlin, Lila Acheson Wallace Professor of Modern Art
Institute of Fine Arts, NYU

Orlan, Internationally Acclaimed Artist

Visions of the 'Coming Community'/ Visions de la 'Communauté Qui Vient' (deadline for abstracts 29 September 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Nathalie Wourm / Birkbeck Research in Representations of Kinship and Community
contact email: 
brrkc@sllc.bbk.ac.uk

Call For Papers : International Conference
VISIONS OF THE 'COMING COMMUNITY'

Re-thinking the Monstrous: Violence and Criminality in Society (deadline 11/1/2010, dates 7/1-3/2011, Munich)

full name / name of organization: 
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
contact email: 
monsterconference2011@gmail.com

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Prof. Dr. Peter Becker (Johannes Kepler Universität Linz)
Prof. Dr. David Schmid (University of Buffalo)
Dr. Niall Scott (University of Central Lancashire)

CFP "Romance". Deadline for submissions: October 31, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature, University of Manitoba
contact email: 
Mosaic_Journal@umanitoba.ca

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: "Romance".

Contemporary American TV Series: Between Fiction, Fact and the Real. Universite Paris Diderot, France, May 6-7, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ariane Hudelet, universite Paris Diderot, France
contact email: 
ariane.hudelet@univ-paris-diderot.fr

Contemporary American TV Series: Between Fiction, Fact and the Real

International conference, Université Paris-Diderot, May 6-7, 2011

NTUT Silent & Ineffable Conference: Functions of the Unsaid in Literature and the Humanities (Nov. 26-27, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taipei University of Technology, Republic of China
contact email: 
ntuteng@gmail.com

“Love, and be silent,” Cordelia says in Act One. To some, Cordelia’s verbal intransigence toward Lear marks her as proud and stiff-necked, to others as truth incarnate.

[REMINDER] The Truth of War: Tim O’Brien Panel, ALA Symposium on Fiction, Oct.8-9, Savannah

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
tjp06@fsu.edu

“The sense of uncertainty must be very similar — the soldiers’ hearts in Iraq must be similar to the soldiers’ hearts in Vietnam.” ~ Tim O'Brien, 2005 to an audience in Valparaiso, Indiana

Medical Visions of Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual NeMLA, New Brunswick, NJ at Rutgers University
contact email: 
mmimran@princeton.edu, mctwo@princeton.edu

The emerging disciplines of psychology, neurology, phrenology, and finally psychoanalysis at the end of the nineteenth century supplied the modernist project in literature with new perspectives of the

Crime and Crime Narratives in Postcolonial Societies, Deadline 11-01-2010

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Socieities
contact email: 
martin.kich@wright.edu

An upcoming issue of the Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Societies will focus on crime in those cultures and societies.

Mapping the Landscapes of Childhood May 5-7, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lethbridge
contact email: 
childhoods@uleth.ca

Childhoods Conference: Mapping the Landscapes of Childhood

Venue: University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Date: Thursday, May 5 – Saturday, May 7, 2011

COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON 18TH-CENTURY LITERATURE 7/31/2010

full name / name of organization: 
BOOK TITLE: New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture.
contact email: 
NewStudiesin18@gmail.com

New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture is a collection of essays featuring the work of established and emerging scholars in the areas of eighteenth-century commerce, race, law, genre

[REMINDER] 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

Directors Spotlight: Akira Kurosawa

full name / name of organization: 
Popmatters.com
contact email: 
chant@popmatters.com, moore@popmatters.com, editor@popmatters.com

In our next Director’s Spotlight series, PopMatters offers readers an insightful week-long series exploring the work one of the most influential filmmakers of the modern era, Japanese auteur Akira K

Call for Abstracts: Reimagining The Archive

full name / name of organization: 
Reimagining The Archive: Remapping & Remixing Traditional Models in the Digital Era
contact email: 
digital@ucla.edu

The Organizing Committee invites the submission of brief proposals for presentations (papers, demonstrations, installations, creative works, media) related to the following conference themes:

[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

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

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Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

[UPDATE] Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation (conference: 2-4 Sept. 2010, EXTENDED deadline: 09 July 2010)

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

The Purdue Comparative Literature Program presents the 2010 Conference

Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation

Purdue University – West Lafayette, IN


The Place of the Graphic Narrative in Media Studies [SCMS 2011, August 5th 2010 Proposal Deadline]

full name / name of organization: 
Drew Morton, University of California-Los Angeles
contact email: 
damorton@ucla.edu

In the early 2000s, the Society for Cinema Studies officially changed its name to the Society for Cinema and Media Studies as a means of acknowledging both the proliferation of different forms of medi

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