category: film and television

MAPACA -- Visual Culture Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
traceybowen@cogeco.ca (Tracey Bowen)

Visual culture acknowledges the vast changes in our cultural
environment, affected by relationships between new technologies, art and media forms and the massive production of images.

MAPACA -- Violence and Society; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
RandolphScott@att.net (Kimberly M. Golden)

We invite submissions for several sessions on Violence and Society. As an area of study, "Violence and Society" includes the verbal, physical, mental, emotional, and/or implied abuse directed towards any individual or group of individuals.

MAPACA -- Vampire Romance Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
sternm@wit.edu (Marilyn Stern)

Vampire Romance welcomes papers/presentations which examine any of the recent (and not so recent) representations of vampires not as blood-sucking fiends, but as romantic heroes in film, television, art, and literature.

MAPACA -- Urban Culture Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu (Blagovesta Momchedjikova)

"When a man rides a long time through wild regions, he feels the desire for a city," writes Italo Calvino in his beautiful account of imaginary urban environments, Invisible Cities. The Urban Culture area of MAP/ACA seeks presenters who explore the varied ways in which humans inhabit the city (real, imaginary, lost) and negotiate their urban desires.

MAPACA -- Television Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
ashs@ncc.edu (Scott Ash)

Television's impact on socialization and information is enormous. In this regard, the television interest area for MAPACA seeks to investigate the relationship between television and our lives.

MAPACA -- Sports Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
trumino@stjohns.edu (Joseph Trumino)

The Sports category welcomes a broad range of scholarship that is well researched and contains sports-related themes.

MAPACA -- Sexuality and Erotica Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
RandolphScott@att.net (Kimberly Golden)

The area of Sexuality and Erotica invites papers that address any aspect of human sexual experience and erotica in any form (literary, artistic --
visual, musical, dance, theatrical, photographic).

MAPACA -- Sci-Fi/Fantasy Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
sternm@wit.edu (Marilyn Stern)

Science Fiction and Fantasy welcomes papers/presentations in any critical, theoretical, or (inter)disciplinary approach to any topic related to SF/F

MAPACA -- Native American Studies Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
denson@ithaca.edu (Ron Denson)

Proposals focusing on any issue pertaining to the experience, literature, representation, or history of Native Americans, especially in the 500 years snce the conquest, are welcome.

MAPACA -- Music Panel; Alexandria VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
shender@brocku.ca (Scott Henderson)

The Music Area invites submissions from individuals or organized panels (3 or 4 persons) focusing on any topic relating to any genre or any time period of music.

MAPACA -- Lesbian/Gay/Bi/ Transsexual Studies Panel; Alexanria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular / Amercan Culture Association
contact email: 
markjohn@alumni.tufts.edu (Mark John Isola)

The LGBT Studies Area of MAP/ACA welcomes proposals that are of
relevance to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.

MAPACA -- Horror Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
littlemonster3141@yahoo.com (Lisa Miller)

Horror welcomes proposals for papers dealing with all aspects of horror and the supernatural in various genres, such as literature, film, television, music and as part of popular culture (fashion, art

MAPACA -- Film Studies Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
geross@buffalo.edu (Gary Earl Ross)

The Film area is devoted to scholarship on all aspects of the motion
picture, as viewed on the theater screen, on television, or via digital media.

MAPACA -- Detective Fiction Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Conference Association
contact email: 
howe_a@comcast.net (Alexander Howe)

The Detective Fiction Area welcomes proposals on all aspects and periods of mystery and detective fiction.

MAPACA -- Comics, Cartoons and Gaming Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Modern/American Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
geross@buffalo.edu (Gary Earl Ross)

Comics, Cartoons, and Video Games all represent some kind of visual meta-reality that invites participants inside a singular or collective artistic imagination.

[UPDATE] The Image in American Realism and Naturalism (SAMLA 5/15; 11/5-7)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Nov 5-7, 2010
contact email: 
ahwood@salisbury.edu

The Image in American Realism and Naturalism

CFP: "The Arts and the Public"; NEASA; Boston, MA; Oct. 1-3, 2010 (cfp deadline 4/16/10)

full name / name of organization: 
New England American Studies Association
contact email: 
michael_millner@uml.edu

CFP: The Arts and the Public
New England American Studies Association Annual Conference
Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA
October 1-3, 2010
CFP deadline extended to 4/16/2010

THE 2ND ASLE-KOREA AND ASLE-JAPAN JOINT-SYMPOSIUM ON LITERATURE AND ENVIRONMENT

full name / name of organization: 
ASLE-KOREA
contact email: 
san@sm.ac.kr

The 2nd International Joint-Symposium on “Ecology, Consumption, and Otherness” will be held on October 30-November 1, 2010 at Ewha Womans University in Seoul, Korea.

SAMLA Native American Literature Panel - Film by, for, and with Native Americans (Atlanta, GA; Nov. 5-7)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Bardill, Duke University
contact email: 
jdb29@duke.edu

With the special focus of SAMLA’s upcoming convention being on the “Interplay of Text and Image,” this session welcomes submissions of proposals regarding the connections between film and Native

CFP: Classical Sound Film and Cultures of Modernism (deadline April 24) (MSA 12; Nov 11-14, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Bryant, University of Virginia
contact email: 
slb4ca@virginia.edu

CFP: Modernist Studies Association 2010
MSA 12: Modernist Networks; Victoria, BC, Canada; Nov. 11-14, 2010

Classical Sound Film and Cultures of Modernism

CFP: "Angel of Newness" (Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies 37,2)

full name / name of organization: 
National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Phone: +886 (0)2 77341795
Fax: +886 (0)2 23634793
Email: concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw
Website: http://www.concentric-literature.url.tw/

Vol. 37 | No. 2 | September 2011

2nd Global Conference: Bullying and the Abuse of Power (November 2010: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
bully2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Bullying and the Abuse of Power

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

Call for Papers

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM CONFERENCE IV - 7-9 OCT 2010 - BATON ROUGE

full name / name of organization: 
Foreign Language Film Conference
contact email: 
rpeters@lsu.edu

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM CONFERENCE IV
GENRES

2010 World Picture Conference on Representation

full name / name of organization: 
World Picture Journal/Oklahoma State University
contact email: 
brian.price@okstate.edu

2010 World Picture Conference on

Representation
October 29-30, 2010

Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma

Keynote Speakers:

Peter Hallward (Middlesex University)
&

Theatre / Dance / Performance Studies - October 2010, Alexandria, VA (Deadline June 15)

full name / name of organization: 
MAPACA - Mid-Atlantic Popular American Culture Association
contact email: 
Jason.Davids.Scott@asu.edu

We seek presentations, panels, and papers which focus on the theatre, dance, and performance as a reflection of popular and/or American culture. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

1st Global Conference: Performance - Visual Aspects of Performance Practice (November 2010: Czech Republic)

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

1st Global Conference
Performance: Visual Aspects of Performance Practice

Thursday 11th November – Saturday 13th November 2010
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

[UPDATE]Political Speak: The Use and Abuse of Rhetoric in Support of Torture and Punishment SAMLA: 11/5-11/7 2010 Abstracts 4/30

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?

International Conference on Worldwide Naturalism in Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
AIZEN/Pusan National University
contact email: 
aguralm@ualberta.ca, kskoo@pusan.ac.kr

Pusan National University and Association Internationale Zola et Naturalisme (AIZEN)

President, Anna Gural-Migdal

CFP: Women's Studies and "The Interplay of Text and Image" (5/31/10; SAMLA 11/5/-11/7)

full name / name of organization: 
Letizia Guglielmo
contact email: 
lgugliel@kennesaw.edu

The South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Women's Studies session invites papers that explore the 2010 conference theme, "The Interplay of Text and Image," and its connection to Women’s

CFP: READING THE SUSPECT: INTERPRETATIONS AND AESTHETICS 14th Annual Work-in-Progress Conference University of Queensland, Austr

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Media Studies and Art History, University of Queensland
contact email: 
wipconference2010@gmail.com

The 14th annual Work-In-Progress Conference will address interpretations of the suspect from disciplines within the Humanities and take place on 30th-31st July 2010 at the University of Queensland, Br

Recycling (Grad Conference) - Sat, Sept 25, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dept of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
clcsconf@gmail.com

Call For Papers . . .

Recycling

Marxist and Psychoanalytic Approaches to the Culture of 9/11

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA/Marxist Literary Group
contact email: 
charlessumner@hotmail.com

Marxist and Psychoanalytic Approaches to the Culture of 9/11

UPDATE - CFP: "Thresholds of Utopia/Dystopia" - A Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
HERA - Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
davidahatch@live.com

For a special issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities, we seek academic papers from a broad range of disciplines that address utopian/dystopian literature, historical attempts to create utopia, or the p

UPDATE - "Thresholds of Utopia/Dystopia" - A Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
HERA - Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
davidahatch@live.com

For a special issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities, we seek academic papers from a broad range of disciplines that address utopian/dystopian literature, historical attempts to create utopia, or the p

[UPDATE] Do You Bowles? Paul Bowles’s Centennial -- International Conference, October 21 - 23, 2010 - Portugal

full name / name of organization: 
Ulices - University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies - Faculty of Letters
contact email: 
doyoubowles@gmail.com

Paul Bowles is widely acknowledged as one of the twentieth century’s most skillful storytellers and imaginative composers of modern American music.

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