category: film and television

Superheroes Since the Year 2000

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin D. Williams
contact email: 
kwilliams@comm.msstate.edu

Submissions are invited for an upcoming edited book covering the superhero genre.

Eighth Native American Symposium Deadline Extended to August 10, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Native American Symposium Southeastern Oklahoma State University
contact email: 
mspencer@se.edu

Call For Papers: Deadline Extended to August 10, 2009

Eighth Native American Symposium and Film Festival:
Images, Imaginations, and Beyond

CFP: Race and science fiction SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 10-13/02/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Ximena Gallardo/ Southwest texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: Race and science fiction, SW/TX PCA/ACA

CFP: British sci-fi television SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 10-13/02/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Ximena Gallardo/ Southwest Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: British sci-fi television, SW/TX PCA/ACA

CFP: Battlestar Galactica SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 10-13/02/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Ximena Gallardo/ Southwest Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: Battlestar Galactica, SW/TX PCA/ACA

CFP: Conan the Barbarian SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 10-13/02/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Ximena Gallardo /Southwest Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: Conan the Barbarian, SW/TX PCA/ACA

CFP: Science Fiction and Fantasy SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 10-13/02/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Ximena Gallardo/ Southwest Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: Science Fiction and Fantasy Area, SW/TX PCA/ACA

Women of Fashion: Popular Culture and Eighteenth-Century Women (edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Tiffany Potter
contact email: 
tpotter@interchange.ubc.ca

Edited collection on women's popular culture in 18C England and representations of 18C England in modern popular culture, to be published by University of Toronto Press.
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CFP: European Producers and Production

full name / name of organization: 
Wide Screen
contact email: 
kishorebudha@gmail.com

Apologies for cross posting. Please circulate widely.

Call For Papers - Special Issue of Wide Screen

European Producers and Production

Contemporary practices in film, television and multimedia environments

Edited by Professor Graham Roberts (Liverpool Screen School, Liverpool John Moores University) and Dr Dorota Ostrowska (School of History of Art, Film and Visual Media, Birkbeck, University of London)

UPDATE: Extended call for papers on postcolonial and transnational studies for Manusya Special Issue 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Manusya, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
contact email: 
manusyajournal@gmail.com

Submission is invited for papers that examine issues on postcolonial and transnational studies from a variety of perspectives and disciplines.

[UPDATE} Cultures of Recession

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Program in Literature
contact email: 
culturesofrecession@gmail.com

Cultures of Recession
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference Hosted by The Program in Literature, Duke University
November 20 & 21, 2009

CFP: antiTHESIS journal Volume 20: "FEAR"

full name / name of organization: 
School of Culture & Communications, University of Melbourne
contact email: 
editor.antithesis@gmail.com

Submissions are now open for antiTHESIS Volume 20: FEAR. Fear is one of the most potent forces affecting humankind.

Politically Incorrect Humor Panel for Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900

full name / name of organization: 
Kellie Dawson/DePauw University
contact email: 
kelliedawson@depauw.edu

Proposals of no more than 250 words invited for 20-minute papers on any aspect of Politically Incorrect Humor to be presented at the Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900: Univer

edited collection - Critical Approaches to Teaching Graphic Narratives in the Literature Classroom (9/15/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Lan Dong
contact email: 
baerchendong@yahoo.com

Deadlines: proposal by September 15, 2009; essay by December 15, 2009

[UPDATE] The New Woman in 20th Century Crime Films. Clarification: Panel Proposal, SCMS Los Angeles

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Delahousse/Wayne State University
contact email: 
al5146@wayne.edu

Crime films and films of detection that emerged in the US and abroad around the turn of the 20th century provide an exceptionally salient commentary on modernity and urban culture, and the New Woman f

The familiar becomes frightening - the notion of the uncanny

full name / name of organization: 
Academy of Humanities and Economics
contact email: 
uncanny2009@ahe.lodz.pl

Academy of Humanities and Economics in Łódź, Poland
Faculty of Philology

Invites all the interested scholars to participate in an international two-day conference:

SCMS Conference Proposal: The New Woman in 20th Century Crime Films (Deadline August 13th, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Delahousse
contact email: 
al5146@wayne.edu

Crime films and films of detection that emerged in the US and abroad around the turn of the 20th century provide an exceptionally salient commentary on modernity and urban culture, and the New Woman f

UPDATE: Curriculum, Politics and the Student/Teacher of English: October 16-17 University of Illinois @ Springfield

full name / name of organization: 
University of Illinois @ Springfield
contact email: 
scord1@uis.edu; wcarp2@uis.edu

Curriculum, Politics and the Student/Teacher of English:
The 2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies
University of Illinois @ Springfield
October 16-17 2009
Keynote Speaker:

Hollywood History / Jewish History: The Past and Future of a Popular Jewish Identity (SCMS Panel) - Due August 12. Los Angeles

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

A Jewish presence in Hollywood history is undeniably defined through a substantial yet complex influence upon American popular culture.

“(En)Gendering the Black Atlantic: Diasporic Bodies and Identities in Contemporary Women’s Performance Art". Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Liamar Durán Almarza. University of Oviedo
contact email: 
black.atlantic.collection@gmail.com

We invite proposals for a book-length project related to issues in women’s performance art and texts in the African Diaspora, broadly conceived.

[UPDATE] Crossing the Line: Affinities Before and After 1900 (Jan 28th-29th 2010 Conference) - Sep 15th 2009 Abstract Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
organisers@crossing-the-line.org.uk

An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference to be held at the University of Liverpool and the Victoria Gallery & Museum, UK.

Thursday 28th – Friday 29th January 2010

[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: Conference website: www.mod-utopia.bham.ac.uk

Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Doug Mao, Johns Hopkins University

UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Fiorindi and Rita Gagliano
contact email: 
lisa_fiorindi@yahoo.ca

Anthology on the Corporate Academy Seeks Submissions – extended deadline

In his recent article “The Last Professor” (NY Times, Jan 09), Stanley Fish

Call for Editorial Board Members

full name / name of organization: 
www.redfeatherjournal.org
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Red Feather Journal is a new online, international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, English-language journal that provides a forum for scholars and professionals to interrogate representations of ch

Many Manifestations: Iranians and Iranian Culture in the Global Diaspora, October 15, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Persis Karim and Babak Elahi
contact email: 
pkarim@email.sjsu.edu, babak.elahi@rit.edu

This collection of scholarly essays explores the Iranian diaspora that resulted from the mass migration from Iran after the 1979 Revolution and the subsequent establishment of the Islamic Republic, as

[UPDATE] Collection: The Cartographical Necessity of Exile (abstracts, 9/1/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop
contact email: 
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

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THE CARTOGRAPHICAL NECESSITY OF EXILE

New Hollywood Redux: Revisiting 1970s American Cinema (SCMS Panel) due August 15; Los Angeles, March 17-21, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Maria San Filippo/Wellesley College and Maya Montañez Smukler/UCLA
contact email: 
msanfili@wellesley.edu, msmukler@ucla.edu

Hollywood in the 1970s represented America in a state of social agitation and political disillusionment just as the American film industry was consumed with its own infrastructural shifts: the rupture

CFP artciencia 11 (Deadline extended: 26 July 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
artciencia.com, Journal of Art, Science, and Communication
contact email: 
artscience.editor

artciencia.com considers for
publication:
• Essays related to Art, Science or Communication Sciences;
• Portfolios: Artwork of painters, photographers, designers, sculptors;

PopMatters' Inaugural 'Directors Spotlight Series' Begins with Pedro Almodovar [Pitch: 7/24 / Final: 8/24]

full name / name of organization: 
PopMatters.com
contact email: 
editor@popmatters.com

PopMatters' Inaugural 'Directors Spotlight Series' Begins with Pedro Almodovar!

Pitch Deadline: 24 July 2009
Final Deadline: 24 August 2009
Contact: Matt Mazur

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom SWTX PCA/ACA Feb 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
SW TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom
SWTX PCA/ACA February 2010

Intersections: Mind, Body, Time, Space

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
lewestman@utep.edu

The Humanities Education and Research Association invites 250-word proposals for papers, panels, roundtables, and workshops for inclusion in its conference to be held in El Paso, Texas on March 11-13,

CFP: The Actor's Archive: Problems and Promises (SCMS 2010 Panel) - August 1 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Helen Petersen, R. Colin Tait/The University of Texas-Austin
contact email: 
annehelenpetersen@gmail.com, rcolintait@gmail.com

CFP: The Actor's Archive: Problems and Promises (SCMS, March 2010)

CJFS/RCEC General Call for Papers (Refereed Film Studies Journal)

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Journal of Film Studies
contact email: 
cjfsedit@filmstudies.ca


The editors of CJFS/RCEC -- Charles Acland (Communication Studies) and Catherine Russell (Film Studies) at Concordia University, Montreal -- seek high quality manuscripts for general topic issues on Film and Moving Image Studies.

Expanded Screens (Deadline March 1st, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Journal of Film Studies
contact email: 
cjfsedit@filmstudies.ca


The editors of CJFS/RCEC -- Charles Acland (Communication Studies) and Catherine Russell (Film Studies) at Concordia University, Montreal -- seek submissions of manuscripts in film and moving image studies for the following special refereed topic issues. The recommended maximum length for articles is 6000 words. We publish work in English or French.

Panel on ‘The Postcolonial Human: Canadian Perspectives’ (24-26 Sep 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Emma E Smith / University of Leeds
contact email: 
e.e.smith@leeds.ac.uk

Panel to be included at ‘The Postcolonial Human’: A Conference at the Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, University of Leeds
Thursday 24 – Friday 25 September 2009

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