category: film and television

The American West on Television (5/30/11; WLA Conference, Missoula, Oct 5-8, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Johnson / Western Literature Association
contact email: 
michael.johnson@maine.edu

Although the golden age of the television western has long since passed, we have seen in the 21st century a remarkable rebirth of the portrayal of the West on television: in reality shows (such as MTV

CFP: Music Metal and Politics 3 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mmp4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Music Metal and Politics: Heavy Metal Generations

Sunday 6th November – Tuesday 8th November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

CFP: Bullying and the Abuse of Power 3 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
bully3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Bullying and the Abuse of Power

Thursday 3rd November – Saturday 5th November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED - World Cinema Conference, Melbourne, Australia 27 - 29 September, 2011 (proposals due 31 May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Monash University Research Unit in Film Culture and Theory
contact email: 
worldcinemanow@monash.edu

World Cinema Now

Research Unit in Film Culture and Theory, Second Biannual Conference

Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

September 27–29, 2011

MAPACA Conference Women's Studies Area Nov 3-5, 2011 Philadelphia, PA

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular American Culture Association
contact email: 
atait@odu.edu

Women’s Studies as a discipline acknowledges the interdisciplinary approaches to discussing issues that affect women.

[UPDATE] CFP: Under Pressure

full name / name of organization: 
Yetta Howard/Journal of Lesbian Studies
contact email: 
yettahoward@yahoo.com

[UPDATE] ***Extended Deadline

Call for Papers: Journal of Lesbian Studies
Special Issue: “Under Pressure”

Contaminating Bodies, Infectious Displays: Women as Performative Currency (working session; 5/31/2011; Montreal, 11/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Theatre Research
contact email: 
jillstevenson@gmail.com

Anna Gibbs writes: “Contagion is everywhere in the contemporary world. It leaps from body to body, sweeping through mediatized populations at the speed of a bushfire….

Ninth Native American Symposium and Film Festival, November 2-4, 2011 in Durant, Oklahoma (Submission Deadline: June 25)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Mark B. Spencer/ Southeastern Oklahoma State University
contact email: 
mspencer@se.edu

Call For Papers

Ninth Native American Symposium and Film Festival:
“Where No One Else Has Gone Before”

Keynote Speaker Henrietta Mann

Identity and Community After the Cold War Era

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kansas Area Studies Centers
contact email: 
crees@ku.edu

Call for Papers

“Identity and Community after the Cold War Era”
August 25-27, 2011
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS

CFP: The Erotic 6 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
er6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
The Erotic

Wednesday 9th November – Friday 11th November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Adapting the Text: Visual Adaptations of African American Literature (7/31/11; 11/10/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Wendy Rountree / North Carolina Central University
contact email: 
wrountree@nccu.edu

Call for Papers

Sixth African American Literature Symposium

"Adapting the Text: Visual Adaptations of African American Literature"

Extremity and Excess: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference for the Arts, Media and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford
contact email: 
extremityandexcessconference@gmail.com

Extremity and Excess: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

8th + 9th September 2011
University of Salford, UK

CFP [UPDATE] - Whodunit', and how have they 'dunit'? Investigating Agatha Christie's works and their adaptations

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Serena Formica, The University of Derby, UK
contact email: 
s.formica@derby.ac.uk

Whodunit', and how have they 'dunit'? Investigating Agatha Christie's works and their adaptations

CALL FOR PAPERS [UPDATE]

[UPDATE] African Studies at Midwest Popular Culture -- DEADLINE EXTENDED

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

**DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 15 MAY**

AFRICAN STUDIES

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MIDWEST POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2011 Milwaukee, WI!

CFP: Prisons, Peace, and Social Justice

full name / name of organization: 
Jason L Mallory, Brooklyn College
contact email: 
jmallor1 [at] binghamton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: PRISONS, PEACE, AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
(DEADLINE EXTENDED)

[UPDATE] Midwestern Culture/Glee MPCA (10/14-10/16) deadline extension to 5/16

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
bmiller18@niu.edu

Midwestern Culture/Glee Area- MPCA (Oct 14-16)

Call for Papers

Deadline for Abstract Submissions Extended to Monday, May 16, 2011

[Update] Battlegrounds: Sites and Sights of Conflict, University of Pittsburgh, October 14-16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.co

Battlegrounds: Sites and Sights of Conflict
University of Pittsburgh, October 14-16, 2011
Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)

South African Communications Association Conference 29 August - 1 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
South African Communications Association
contact email: 
vdwaltm@unisa.ac.za

This year the SACOMM conference will be hosted by the Department of Communication Science at UNISA, and will be held at the Stone Cradle conference venue in Pretoria, South Africa.

Desire: From Eros to Eroticism November 10-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Comparative Literature Department
contact email: 
desireconference2011@gmail.com

The students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the City University of New York Graduate Center present an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on November 10-11, 2011.

North American British Music Studies Association (NABMSA) Fifth Biennial Conference, July 25-28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
North American British Music Studies Association
contact email: 
kendraprestonleonard@gmail.com

NABMSA's fifth conference will once again bring together scholars and lovers of British music from various academic fields and locales for three days of papers, discussions, and musical performances.

[UPDATE] - DEADLINE EXTENDED - Authorship and Auteurism at 2011 MPCA/MACA. Oct. 14-16 in Milwaukee, WI.

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

The “Authorship and Auteurism” area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming conference.

“Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,

full name / name of organization: 
Higher Institute of Human Sciences of Sciences of Jendouba, Jendouba University
contact email: 
Sihem Arfaoui Abidi: aa_sassou@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: “Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011, Higher Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, Jendouba University).

James Agee at SAMLA in Atlanta, Nov. 4-6, 2011 (proposals due June 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
James Agee Society
contact email: 
hdavis@piedmont.edu

The James Agee Society requests proposals for 20-minute presentations on any aspect of James Agee’s work, especially in connection with artistic and cultural trends of his times.

[UPDATE] MPCA/ACA 2011: Harry Potter Panel (October 14-16, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Orlando Dos Reis / Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
dosreis@ksu.edu

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

Playful Interruptions in Recent Film (6/1; 11/3-6/11, M/MLA, St. Louis)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Comer and Vayo
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Playful Interruptions in Recent Film

[UPDATE] Creatures of the Night October 2011 EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
M.A. Nadine Farghaly, Paris-Lodron University, Salzburg, Austria
contact email: 
creatures_of_the_night@gmx.net

October 20 – October 22, 2011 – Salzburg, Austria

[UPDATE] Festivity and its Malcontents

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session at the 2011 M/MLA in St. Louis
contact email: 
dmomcilo@wisc.edu

This special session at the 2011 M/MLA conference invites papers that explore the multitude of functions, forms, enactments, and critiques of festivity and the festive spirit in 20th - and 21st-centur

[UPDATE] Indigenous Studies - MPCA/ACA; Oct 14-16, 2011, Milwaukee, WI

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

Panel/paper proposal - DEADLINE EXTENSION: 15 MAY 2011

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED! Twentieth Century Studies

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

Midwest Popular Culture Association/ Midwest American Culture Association Conference
October 14 – 16, 2010
Millwaukee, WI – Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Extended Deadline Humanism at Large conference 15th May

full name / name of organization: 
University College Falmouth/Exeter University
contact email: 
meredith.miller@falmouth.ac.uk

Humanism at Large: Higher Education Now

9-10 September 2011
Tremough Campus, University College Falmouth

[Update] ADAPTATIONS - Deadline 5-15-11

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 ADAPTATIONS for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference.

Critical Information Graduate Student Conference - Proposals due June 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
MFA Art Criticism & Writing, School of Visual Arts
contact email: 
critical.information.sva@gmail.com

Call for Proposals

Critical Information Graduate Student Conference
Mapping the Intersection of Art and Technology

School of Visual Arts, New York City, December 3, 2011

[second call] Ireland, Masculinity and Popular Culture 1990-2010

full name / name of organization: 
NUI Galway
contact email: 
tony.tracy@nuigalway.ie

Second Call for Papers

Ireland Masculinity and Popular Culture 1990-2010

Huston School of Film and Digital Media
NUI Galway, September 23-25th 2011

The Slumdog Phenomenon: A Critical Anthology - Call for Paper Abstracts (June 15 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Ajay Gehlawat/ Sonoma State University
contact email: 
gehlawat@sonoma.edu

Winner of numerous awards and the epicenter of multiple controversies, Danny Boyle’s 2008 film, Slumdog Millionaire, has fueled numerous debates regarding its depictions of India and the slum, its r

CFP: Making Sense Of: Dying and Death 8 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Discipinary.Net
contact email: 
dd8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference
Making Sense of: Dying and Death

Saturday 12th November - Monday 14th November 2011
Hotel Angelo, Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

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