category: film and television

Visual Culture and Race

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
contact email: 
ssmith8@saic.edu

Submissions are invited for a special issue of MELUS on visual culture and race.

"Modernist Spectacles of Destruction"; March 26, 2012; MSA annual conference, Oct. 18 - 21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Hussey and Brenda Helt
contact email: 
mhussey@pace.edu and helt0010@umn.edu

Much of modernist art and writing features or reflects on images of destruction, those of war and mass violence being primary among these.

[REMINDER] "Literature and the Philosophy of Technology" Special Session MLA Boston 2013 (March 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Kuskey
contact email: 
jekuskey@syr.edu

Please consider this CFP for a Special Session for MLA 2013, Boston:

"Literature and the Philosophy of Technology"

Description:

Digital Culture and Environmental Practice

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Convention 2013, Boston
contact email: 
swanstro@gmail.com

This session invites projects and proposals that consider intersections between digital poetics and environmental practice, both construed broadly, as well as the implications of such connections.

AUTHORSHIP AND AUTEURISM - Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference, Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012 Columbus, OH

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
danherb_at_umich .edu

Call for Papers:
AUTHORSHIP AND AUTEURISM
2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012
Columbus, OH
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel

CFP: American Humor (Due March 1)

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA
contact email: 
jawilhelm@my.lamar.edu

This panel welcomes papers on any topics pertaining to humor in American literature and culture. Please send 250-word abstracts to Julie Wilhelm at jawilhelm@my.lamar.edu by March 1st.

CFP: Teaching With Games - MLA13, 3-6 January 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Croxall
contact email: 
brian.croxall@emory.edu

Call for Papers for a Committee-Sponsored Electronic Roundtable on “Teaching and Games” at MLA 2013<

RMMLA Boulder Conference-- Canadian Literature and Film in English

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
christian.riegel@uregina.ca

200 word proposals are solicited on any aspect of English Canadian literature and film for presentation at the RMMLA conference in Boulder, Colorado, October 11-13, 2012.

[Update] The Modern Day Fairy Tale in Film and Television (Deadline May 14th)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA November 9-11th, 2012
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

The Modern Day Fairy Tale in Film and Television (Deadlline May 14th)
full name / name of organization:
SAMLA November 9-11th, 2012
contact email:
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

Breaking Bad and American Culture (Special Session, MLA Boston 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Hardy, Rutgers University; Jesse Hoffman, Rutgers University
contact email: 
mhardy@eden.rutgers.edu, jessehoffman@gmail.com

Papers on any aspect of the television show Breaking Bad are welcome.

Switch: National Culture in the Digital Age CFP - 12-14 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Huston School of Film & Digital Media
contact email: 
irishdigitalculture@gmail.com

How will national cultures survive in the digital age? Will they be subsumed in the centripetal pull of global monoculture?

[UPDATE] Graham Greene in the Twenty-first Century [MLA 2013]--revised deadline March 15

full name / name of organization: 
Heather McHale
contact email: 
mchalehm@gmail.com

Graham Greene in the 21st Century [MLA 2013, Boston]; deadline March 1, 2012
full name / name of organization:
Heather McHale
contact email:
mchalehm@gmail.com

[UPDATE] - Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (April 20th & 21st,

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders(3rd Annual)

Theme: “Re-Imagining the New World(s)”

Dates: April 20th & 21st, 2012

Location: Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

Call for Chapter Proposals: THE PHALLIC EYE: SENSATIONAL VISUAL PLEASURES IN CINEMA AND LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Gilad Padva
contact email: 
giladpadva@gmail.com

Chapter proposals for an international collection on Scopophilia, Exhibitionism, Voyeurism, Phallus, Sexualities and the Politics of the Gaze. Topics under consideration include:

CFP: Film, Benjamin, and Debt/Guilt panel (M/MLA 5/15, 11/8-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic, Film I Panel at the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 54th Annual M/MLA Convention will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza from November 8-11, 2012. The 2012 informal convention theme is "Debt."

Aesthetics and Ethics of Memory, Graduate Seminar, Aarhus 20-22/09/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Mnemonics: Network for Memory Studies
contact email: 
memory@au.dk

For the inaugural seminar of Mnemonics: Network for Memory Studies we invite paper proposals from graduate students on the relations between the aesthetics and ethics of memory.

Don't Cry Over Spilled Milk: The Clashing of Ideals and Realities in American Parenthood - PAMLA 2012 (October 19-21, Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Stonis / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
michelle.stonis [at] csulb.edu

The United States has a storied past in which ideals of “proper” parenting have been disseminated through popular culture.

The Modern Day Fairy Tale in Film and Television (Deadlline May 14th)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA November 9-11th, 2012
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

The Modern Day Fairy Tale in Film and Television
(Popular Culture Panel)
SAMLA November 9-11, 2012
Durham, North Carolina

UPDATE - 2012 PAMLA Conference - Stage to Screen: Contemporary Playwrights

full name / name of organization: 
Barry Hall / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bhalltw@gmail.com

Papers are sought for an approved PAMLA special session panel: Stage to Screen: Contemporary Playwrights.

Baby at the Breast: Representations and Discourses of Breastfeeding in Western Culture - MLA, Boston, Jan. 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Christa Baiada
contact email: 
cbaiada@bmcc.cuny.edu

Baby at the Breast: Representations and Discourses of Breastfeeding in Western Culture
MLA 2013 Jan. 3-6 Boston

[UPDATE] "Gaming the System" - (10/25/12 conference; 5/1/12 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
SCLA 38
contact email: 
scla38@gmail.com

http://complit-scla.org/

"Gaming the System: The Global Stakes of Comparative Study"

[UPDATE] "Spectacle": 20th Annual Conf., English & American Lit. Association, Republic of China (Nov. 24, 2012; due Feb. 29)

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association (EALA) of the Republic of China & English Department, Fu Jen Catholic University
contact email: 
G20@mail.fju.edu.tw

With its etymological roots in the Latin spectare (“to view, to watch”) and spectaculum (“a show”), spectacle indicates a vital, if problematic, point of access to reality, identity, and histo

"Spectacle": 20th Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association, Republic of China

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association (EALA) of the Republic of China & English Department, Fu Jen Catholic University
contact email: 
G20@mail.fju.edu.tw

With its etymological roots in the Latin spectare (“to view, to watch”) and spectaculum (“a show”), spectacle indicates a vital, if problematic, point of access to reality, identity, and histo

[UPDATE] Roots and Radicalisms (DEADLINE 29/2/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes 2012 Graduate Conference - University of of British Columbia
contact email: 
endnotes.2012@gmail.com

Roots and Radicalisms: Literature, Theory and Praxis

Beyond the Essay: Assignment Innovation (MLA Convention - Jan. 3-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Keegan and Matt Gilchrist/MLA Special Session
contact email: 
thomas-keegan@uiowa.edu, matthew-gilchrist@uiowa.edu

In this age of technological advancement, does the essay maintain its pedagogical utility?

[UPDATE]Transitions in Comparative Literature, Cork, Ireland, 28-30 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Association of Ireland/University College Cork
contact email: 
transitionsucc2012@gmail.com

COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND

CLAI

First International Conference
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK
IRELAND
28-30 June 2012

Call for Papers

Transitions
in

MLA Boston January 2013: Remembering or Forgetting the Past in Contemporary Spain

full name / name of organization: 
Javier Venturi
contact email: 
venturij@elms.edu

Papers discussing the portrayal of historical memory, amnesia, fear and reconciliation in Spanish literature and cinema. Please submit a 250 word abstract in Spanish or English by 14 March 2012.

MLA Boston 2012: Remembering or Forgetting the Past in Contemporary Spain

full name / name of organization: 
Javier Venturi
contact email: 
venturij@elms.edu

Papers discussing the portrayal of historical memory, amnesia, fear and reconciliation in Spanish literature and cinema. 250 word abstracts in Spanish or English by 14 March 2012.

General issue: 2012-13

full name / name of organization: 
Neo-Victorian Studies
contact email: 
neovictorianstudies@swansea.ac.uk

Neo-Victorian Studies is currently soliciting scholarly and creative work for its 2012/13 general issue.

Comics, Religion & Politics, 4th & 5th September 2012, Lancaster University [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Laycock, Lancaster University
contact email: 
e.laycock@lancaster.ac.uk

KOME journal - Call for Papers - Basic researches on communication & media (10th May 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
KOME - An International Journal of Pure Communication Inquiry
contact email: 
kome@komejournal.com

Call for papers

1st Global Conference: Sport (November 2012, Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sport1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Sport

Wednesday 7th November – Friday 9th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Papers:

PUBLIC #47: Parallax: Stereoscopic 3D in moving images and visual art (Publication: Spring 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Marchessault, Dan Adler and Sanja Obradovic (York University)
contact email: 
sanjao@yorku.ca

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
PUBLIC #47: Parallax: Stereoscopic 3D in moving images and visual art
(Publication: Spring 2013)

CALL FOR PAPERS: InterDISCIPLINARY Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies (IJPDS)

full name / name of organization: 
Anderson University
contact email: 
dmscott@anderson.edu, iblayer@brocku.cacarlos.teixeira@ubc.ca

The InterDISCIPLINARY Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies (IJPDS) is an online, as well as printed, peer-reviewed academic journal, to be published annually, and in affiliation with Anderson Univer

Reminder: Philologist, Journal of Language, Literary and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology
contact email: 
filolog@unibl.rs

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the third issue of our journal.

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