category: film and television

Framing the Human: (De)humanization in Language Literature and Culture - March 6, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University Of Minnesota, Twin Cities Association of Graduate Students in Romance Studies
contact email: 
agsrs@umn.edu

Debates around how "the human" is defined, interrogated and regulated often delineate boundaries that separate the human and its others (e.g. the animal, the divine, the monstrous).

Wild West II: Mythologizing Europe in Inglourious Basterds, February 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/
Abstract Deadline: 12/05/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

Considering Deneuve, February 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/
Abstract Deadline: 12/05/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

Medieval Popular Culture/PCA-ACA St Louis MO/Mar31-Apr3 2010

full name / name of organization: 
PCA
contact email: 
laityk@strose.edu

DEADLINE Dec 15, 2009

The Medieval Popular Culture Area of the Popular Culture Association investigates two aspects of popular culture:

[REMINDER] Women and the Gendering of Talk, Gossip, & Communication Practices Across Media

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Burcon and Melissa Ames
contact email: 
sburcon@gmail.com & mames@eiu.edu

We are seeking proposals for an anthology focused on gendered communication practices. (Articles need not be completed at this time to submit).

Cultures of Differences: National / Indigenous / Historical, May 24 to 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
execdir@iapl.info

The International Association for Philosophy and Literature will be hosted from May 24 to 30, 2010 by the University of Regina in Saskatchewan, Canada.

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies Area 12/15/09 SW/TX PCA/ACA February 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association American Culture Association
contact email: 
stein@ohio.edu

Call for Papers: American Studies Area
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency, Albuquerque, NM

[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

NEW PLENARY SPEAKER: DARKO SUVIN

Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Doug Mao, Johns Hopkins University
Patrick Parrinder, University of Reading

CFP Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel in Music Theatre/Dance

full name / name of organization: 
The Music Theatre/Dance (MT/D) Focus Group of The Assoc. for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
rjzc46@mail.missouri.edu

Official Call For Papers – “Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel”

The Music Theatre/Dance (MT/D) Focus Group of The Association for Theatre in Higher

Constructing and Defining the Cult Film Star: The Cult of Personality (Proposals due January 29th 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Egan / Sarah Thomas, Aberystwyth University, UK
contact email: 
kte@aber.ac.uk, skt@aber.ac.uk

Proposals are invited for contributions to an edited collection on cult film stars.

Encyclopedia of Women and Popular Cultur, 2009-2010

full name / name of organization: 
Facts on File
contact email: 
popcultureeditor@gmail.com

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS

The Encyclopedia of Women and American Popular Culture

Automatic Writing / Automated Reading: Technology and Transmission in the Modernist Period

full name / name of organization: 
Material Cultures: Technology, Textuality, and Transmission Conference, University of Edinburgh, UK, 16-18 July, 2010
contact email: 
ewhite@brookes.ac.uk

Automatic Writing / Automated Reading: Technology and Transmission in the Modernist Period

Second Annual Graduate Conference on Lit. and the Humanities at U. of Arkansas. April 9th, 10th, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students in English at University of Arkansas
contact email: 
jmm010@uark.edu

The University of Arkansas will be hosting its second annual graduate conference on literature and the humanities on April 9th and 10th, 2010.

First Women and the Politics of Looking: Gender, Indigeneity and Representation -- January 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Wendy Gay Pearson, Film Studies, University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
wpearson@uwo.ca

First Women and the Politics of Looking: Gender, Indigeneity and Representation

Ed. Wendy Gay Pearson, Kimberly J. Verwaayen, Ernie Blackmore and Renée E. Bédard

Description:

New Directions in Critical Theory: Borders, Power, Community-- April 30-May 1 2010

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions in Critical Theory
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

Caught in the Act: Performance and Performativity. Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference. April 17th, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
UMass-Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

"The Life of the Text: Creation, Reception, and Explication" [12/1/09;2/19/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2010--a graduate student humanities conference--Feb. 19, 2010
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Graduate students working in all areas of humanities studies, including art, film, history, religion, literature, and the performing arts are encouraged to submit abstracts.

Thinking Inside the Box: Cinema, Media, Art and Industry in (Strained) Concert, February 26-28, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Felipe Pruneda Senties/Film Studies Program, Department of English, University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
fep3@pitt.edu

The University of Pittsburgh Presents—

Thinking Inside the Box:
Cinema, Media, Art and Industry in (Strained) Concert

A Graduate Student Conference
February 26-28, 2010

7th Annual Tolkien at UVM Conference: Tolkien in the Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien at UVM
contact email: 
cvaccaro@uvm.edu

This April 9-11, 2010, the English department will host the three-day J.R.R. Tolkien conference. Leslie Donovan will be our guest speaker.

Mythology in Contemporary Culture: March 31 - April 3, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Rittenhouse/2010 Popular Culture Association Annual National Conference
contact email: 
earth2k8@mac.com

Mythology in Contemporary Culture

CALL FOR PAPERS

2010 Popular Culture Association (PCA)/American Culture Association (ACA)
Annual National Conference
Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis

CFP: Hot Metal Bridge, Confronting the Digital, Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Hot Metal Bridge--Graduate Literary Magazine of the University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
criticism@hotmetalbridge.org

Hot Metal Bridge would like to extend until November 17th its deadline for submissions. Also, at this point we would like to encourage submissions of a more general topical nature.

Global Nonkilling Working Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Global Nonkilling
contact email: 
jevans@nonkilling.org

The Center for Global Nonkilling, an organization working to promote change toward the measurable goal of a killing-free world, is launching in January 2010 its “Global Nonkilling Working Papers”

Film Adaptation, SWTX PCA/ACA 2/10-13, Due 12/15

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular/American Culture Associations Conference
contact email: 
lynneaking@hotmail.com

Adaptation: Film, Literature, Culture

Southwest/Texas Popular/American Culture Associations Conference

The Hyatt Regency Conference Hotel
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 10-13, 2010

Saving Private Reels:Presentation, appropriation and re-contextualisation of the amateur moving image

full name / name of organization: 
University College Cork, Ireland
contact email: 
ucchomemovies@gmail.com

Call for papers

Saving Private Reels

Presentation, appropriation and re-contextualisation of the amateur moving image

An international conference at University College Cork, Ireland

American Theatre and Drama Society Sessions at The American Literature Association 21st Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
American Theatre and Drama Society
contact email: 
cherryj@wabash.edu

Call for Papers:
American Theatre and Drama Society Sessions at the American Literature Association 21st Annual Conference

Conference Dates: May 27-30, 2010

[UPDATE] Gender, Nature and Culture (May 20-22, 2010, Helsinki, Finland)

full name / name of organization: 
4th Christina Conference on Gender Studies / University of Helsinki
contact email: 
christina-conference@helsinki.fi

The 4th Christina conference explores the complex connections among gender, nature and culture.

CFP: The Possibility / Impossibility of a National Cinema - ACLA 2010 - Deadline for Abstract Submission November 13

full name / name of organization: 
Ozgur Cicek - SUNY Binghamton
contact email: 
ocicek1@binghamton.edu

Call for Papers for the Annual American Comparative
Literature Association Conference which will take place in New Orleans, Louisiana, on April 1-4, 2010.

UPDATE: California Culture Call for Papers, Abstract/Proposals by December 15, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference, Albuquerque, Feb 10-13, 2010
contact email: 
mganas@apu.edu

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
 Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505

The Film Archive and Cinematic Heritage, CFP due 12/15/09, conference 2/10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Janna Jones/Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
janna.jones@nau.edu

The Film Archive and Cinematic Heritage chair invites papers and panels that explore the meanings of the film archive—both past and present.

Truth and Beauty in John Patrick Shanley's _Doubt_, Christian Scholars' Conference, June 3-5, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Siefker Bailey / Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus
contact email: 
lsiefker@iupui.edu or Isiefker@iupuc.edu

Truth and Beauty in John Patrick Shanley's Doubt.

Media, Medium, Mediation: Media Aesthetics Before 1900 (ACLA 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Teukolsky
contact email: 
rachel dot teukolsky at vanderbilt dot edu

This seminar proposes to explore the aesthetic effects of early media--understood as "discourse networks," or channels of communication--by unsettling the idea of media itself.

Update

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association Southern Literature and Culture
contact email: 
chris.bloss@gmail.com

This year the conference will be held in lovely St. Louis, Missouri from March 31 to April 3 at the Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis, 800 Washington Avenue, St.

Writers in Love (3/1/10; 11/11-14/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller/Film & History
contact email: 
cymiller@tiac.net

Call for Papers
“Writers in Love / Writers and Love / Writing and Love in Film and Television”
2010 Film & History Conference: Representations of Love in Film and Television

Papers Wanted for Literary Journal on American Identity - 11/15/09 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

This is a call for papers for the fall 2009 Humanities Review, a literary journal for the St. John’s University English Department in Queens, NY.

[UPDATE] Politics and Literature: Winter Issue of PLJ - Deadline Extended - 11/10/09

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

The deadline for the Winter Issue, “Politics and Literature” of the Pennsylvania Literary Journal is extended until November 10th.

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