category: film and television

Post-American City (New England ASA), Lowell, MA, Oct. 16-18 2009

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

Call for Papers
New England American Studies Association
Lowell, Massachusetts, Oct. 16-18, 2009

The Post-American City

[UPDATE] CFP David Mitchell Conference, 3-4 September, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sarah Dillon, University of St Andrews
contact email: 
mitchell.conference@gylphi.co.uk

David Mitchell is one of Britain’s foremost contemporary writers, author of four novels with a fifth forthcoming: his first novel, Ghostwritten (1999), won the Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Pri

UPDATE: Reception Study Conference (5/1/09; 9/11-9/13/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Reception Study Society
contact email: 
pgold@udel.edu

UPDATE: CALL FOR PAPERS CALL FOR PAPERS
RSS CONFERENCE ON RECEPTION STUDY
Sept 11-13, 2009 -- note change of date
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.

Keynote Speakers:

[UPDATE] Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts; 23-24 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell
contact email: 
modernism-utopia@hotmail.co.uk

Confirmed plenary speakers:

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

UNDERGRAD: HECBC Undergraduate Research & Creativity Conf. / Reading, PA / 18 Apr. 2009 Conf. -- 20 Mar. Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Higher Education Council of Berks County Undergraduate Research and Creativity Conference
contact email: 
ugconference@racc.edu

The decennial Undergraduate Research and Creativity Conference sponsored by the Higher Education Council of Berks County (PA) will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2009, at Reading Area Community College (Reading, PA).

Literature and Pathology, May 22-24 2009

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Davis
contact email: 
jhowell@ucdavis.edu

CFP: "Literature and Pathology," UC Davis
University of California, Davis Medical Center (Sacramento, CA)
May 22-24, 2009
http://litpathcon.ucdavis.edu/
Deadline: April 5th, 2009

Arts of the Present - October 22-25, 2009 (Deadline April 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
A.S.A.P.: The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
contact email: 
info@artsofthepresent.org

A.S.A.P.: The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
Launch Conference: "ASAP 1: Arts of the Present"

October 22-25, 2009
Knoxville, Tennessee

Plenaries: Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, Sianne Ngai, Anton Vidokle

1st Global Conference: Villains and Villainy (19th September-21st September 2009; Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vav@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Villains and Villainy

Saturday 19th September - Monday 21st September 2009
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Revisiting Literary Worlds: Prequels, Sequels, and Spin-offs (grad) (3/11/09; (dis)junctions, 4/3/09-4/4/09)

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
maria.brower@email.ucr.edu

CFP: Revisiting Literary Worlds: Prequels, Sequels, and Spin-offs (grad) (New deadline - 3/11/09; (dis)junctions, 4/3/09-4/4/09)

[UPDATE] Illustrating Literary Worlds (grad) (3/11/09; (dis)junctions, 4/3/09-4/4/09)

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
maria.brower@email.ucr.edu

[UPDATE]: Illustrating Literary Worlds. New submission deadline: 3/11/2009.

[UPDATE] Fantasy and Fantastic Literature (grad) (3/11/09; (dis)junctions, 4/3/09-4/4/09)

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
maria.brower@email.ucr.edu

[UPDATE]: New submission dealine, 3/11/2009

LOST(grad) (EXTENDED 03/11/09; (dis)junctions, 4/3/09-4/4/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Gretchen Bartels
contact email: 
g.bartels@gmail.com

LOST
Contributors are invited to submit critical works on any aspect of the television show Lost. Potential topics may include but are not limited to the following:

Lost and philosophy

The New Exotic? Postcolonialism and Globalization’ Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Otago
contact email: 
vijay.devadas@otago ac.nz

The New Exotic? Postcolonialism and Globalization’ Conference

24-26 June, 2009

Organised by the Postcolonial Studies Research Network, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

UPDATE - 30 June 2009

full name / name of organization: 
artciencia.com
contact email: 
artscience.editor@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS AND ARTWORKS / PORTFOLIO
Deadline: 30 June 2009
The purpose of the electronic journal, artciencia.com, Revista de Arte,

The New Exotic? Postcolonialism and Globalization’ Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Otago
contact email: 
chris.prentice@stonebow.otago.ac.nz

Keynote Speakers: Professor Robert J.C. Young, New York University; Professor Graham Huggan, University of Leeds; Associate Professor Susie O’Brien, McMaster University

Science and Fiction: “Posthumanism Today" (4/15/09; MMLA; 11/12-15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Leaps of Faith: Mania Meets Modernity SAMLA Atlanta GA Nov. 6-8 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Gallagher
contact email: 
jeng_steveg@hotmail.com

This panel will interrogate the upsurge of the new(?) homicidal/suicidal religiosity in the West.

Obama in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Obama-Mania: Critical Essays on Representations of President Barack Obama in Popular Culture
contact email: 
ObamaInPopularCulture@gmail.com

Title: Obama-Mania: Critical Essays on Representations of President Barack Obama in Popular Culture

Contact:
ObamaInPopularCulture@gmail.com

Editors: Derrais Carter & Nicholas Yanes

Human-Animal Relation (Journal Issue; August 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Lynn Worsham/JAC: A Journal of Rhetoric, Culture, and Poltiics
contact email: 
worsham@ilstu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Special Issue of JAC

Pirates and Piracy (May 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Opitz / darkmatter
contact email: 
opit0010@umn.edu

darkmatter Journal - http://www.darkmatter101.org/

Special Issue - Call for Papers: Pirates and Piracy in History, Literature and Theory

Midwest Regional, American Conference for Irish Studies [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Illinois Irish and Irish Immigration Studies Program
contact email: 
lordan@siu.edu

The 2009 Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies will be held October 17-19 at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.

Looking for essays about President Barak Obama in Popular Culture for a book anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Obama-Mania: Critical Essays on Representations of President Barak Obama in Popular Culture
contact email: 
ObamaInPopularCulture@gmail.com

Contact:
ObamaInPopularCulture@gmail.com

Editors: Derrais Carter & Nicholas Yanes
Publisher: McFarland

Deadline for Abstracts: May 25th, 2009

Description of the Book:

UPDATE: Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Mississippi, Tara McLellan
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

UPDATED DUE DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS BOTH CRITICAL AND CREATIVE IS 5:00PM ON MARCH 31, 2009. PLEASE EMAIL SWSWGRADCONFERENCE@GMAIL.COM WITH QUESTIONS!

Bitten by Twilight: Youth culture, media, and the Twilight saga

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Click / University of Missouri, Columbia
contact email: 
clickm@missouri.edu

CFP: Bitten by Twilight: Youth culture, media, and the Twilight saga

Edited by Melissa Click, Jennifer Stevens Aubrey, and Lissa Behm-Morawitz

Proposal deadline: April 10, 2009

UPDATE: [Film] Registration Deadline Reminder: Acting Out: A Symposium on Screen Performance

full name / name of organization: 
Lucy Fife Donaldson
contact email: 
actingout@reading.ac.uk

UPDATE: [Film] Registration Deadline Reminder: Acting Out: A Symposium on Screen Performance

CFP: [Film] RMMLA: Film Theory and Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Mariah Devereux Herbeck
contact email: 
mariahdevereuxherbeck@boisestate.edu

CFP: [Film] RMMLA: Film Theory and Criticism

CFP: [Film] RMMLA: Film Theory and Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Mariah Devereux Herbeck
contact email: 
mariahdevereuxherbeck@boisestate.edu

CFP: [Film] RMMLA: Film Theory and Criticism

UPDATE: [Film] MLA 2009 Eric Rohmer Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
Leah Anderst
contact email: 
leah.anderst@gmail.com

UPDATE: [Film] MLA 2009 Eric Rohmer Special Session

UPDATE: [Film] UPDATE: Fantastic Projections: Crisis, History and the Aesthetic Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
David Hartwig
contact email: 
daha82@unm.edu

UPDATE: [Film] UPDATE: Fantastic Projections: Crisis, History and the Aesthetic Imagination

CFP: [Film] REMINDER: "Imagining Amsterdam" (last and final submission date: March 7, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Marco de Waard
contact email: 
marco.dewaard@uva.nl

CFP: [Film] REMINDER: "Imagining Amsterdam" (last and final submission date: March 7, 2009)

UPDATE: [Film] Renegade Visions

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Edwards
contact email: 
medwardssubmissions_at_yahoo.com@virgo.sas.upenn.edu

UPDATE: [Film] Renegade Visions

CFP: [Film] New Approaches to Translation Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Sandra Hordis
contact email: 
hordis@arcadia.edu

CFP: [Film] New Approaches to Translation Studies

UPDATE: [Film] REMINDER CFP: New German Review

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Hougentogler
contact email: 
berserksgangr@ucla.edu

UPDATE: [Film] REMINDER CFP: New German Review

CFP: [Film] CFP: [Film] Authorship and Auteurism (4/30/2000; MPCA/MACA, 10/302009-11/1/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Herbert
contact email: 
danherb@umich.edu

CFP: [Film] CFP: [Film] Authorship and Auteurism (4/30/2000; MPCA/MACA, 10/302009-11/1/2009)

CFP: [Film] Revisiting Literary Worlds: Prequels, Sequels, and Spin-offs (grad) (2/27/09; (dis)junctions, 4/3/0

full name / name of organization: 
Susana Brower
contact email: 
maria.brower@email.ucr.edu

CFP: [Film] Revisiting Literary Worlds: Prequels, Sequels, and Spin-offs (grad) (2/27/09; (dis)junctions, 4/3/0

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