category: film and television

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: MMLA 2014 (Detroit, Nov. 13-16) - Popular Culture - The Lives of Cities

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmlapopculture2014@gmail.com

In “The Metropolis and Mental Life,” Georg Simmell famously wrote, in 1903, that “[t]he psychological foundation, upon which the metropolitan individuality is erected, is the intensification of

Call for Papers Fashion Research Now: Archives

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Fashion Research Network (FRN)
contact email: 
fashionresearchnetwork@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Fashion Research Now: Archives

Reconstruction Issue 14.2, Phenomenology and Education

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Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Volume 14.2, Phenomenology and Education
Edited by Elias Schwieler

'The Greatest Show on Earth!': The Circus in German Literature and Film (NEMLA, April 30-May 3 2015, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Stainton / University of Toronto, Vanessa Plumly / University of Cincinnati
contact email: 
anna.stainton@utoronto.ca

Recent German literature and film have seen an increased focus on the performative space of the circus.

Riddles of Form: Exploration and Discovery in Word and Image: University of Dundee, Scotland, 11 - 15 August

full name / name of organization: 
International Association of Word and Image Studies
contact email: 
k.j.y.elder@dundee.ac.uk

The conference theme is Riddles of Form: Exploration and Discovery in Word and Image.

At Leisure? Amateur Sport and Performance / 18 September / DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS 7 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary university
contact email: 
e.massie@qmul.ac.uk

Keynote: Dr Colette Conroy (University of Hull)

Extended deadline:

full name / name of organization: 
Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania
contact email: 
2014.intermedia.figurations@gmail.com

Figurations of Intermediality in Film
XV. Film and Media Studies Conference inTransylvania
Cluj-Napoca, October 24-26, 2013.Deadline for proposals extended to 30 July, 2014.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Contemporary Representations of the Mother-Daughter Relationship - April 30-May 3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
lbernstein3@gmail.com

Do current representations of positive mother-daughter relationships exist?

[UPDATE] Quiet Revolutions: Politically Subversive Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
SFSU Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

Quiet Revolutions: Politically Subversive Cinema
16th Annual Cinema Conference, San Francisco State University
October 17–18, 2014

American Studies and American History: Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture

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

Call for Papers: American Studies and American History
36th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference (SWPACA)

American Literature Association Symposium on God and the American Writer

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association and the College of Liberal and Fine Arts at the University of Texas, San Antonio
contact email: 
Jeanne.reesman@utsa.edu

The American Literature Association and the College of Liberal and Fine Arts will sponsor a symposium "God and the American Writer" on February 26-28, 2015.

“What Sticks to Memory”: Vietnam War Representations in American Culture - April 30 - May 3

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
Brittany_Hirth@my.uri.edu

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 30th - May 3rd
Toronto, Ontario

Imagining the World’s End: Apocalyptic Representations in American Literature - April 30 - May 3

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Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
Brittany_Hirth@my.uri.edu

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Toronto, Ontario
April 30th – May 3rd 2015

Call for Book Reviews

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Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (http://cujhss.cankaya.edu.tr/index_en.php)
contact email: 
mkirca@gmail.com

Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, a refereed international academic journal, published twice yearly in May and November, is currently seeking book reviews for future issue

Call for Submissions: Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Defoe Society
contact email: 
holly.nelson@twu.ca; keellis@ilstu.edu

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries

Sitcoms and Sitcom Stars of the 1950s (November 15, 2014; Proposals due August 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart, Ph.D.
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

We invite presentation proposals pertaining to noteworthy sitcoms and sitcom stars of the 1950s, to be featured in a special series of panels at the Analyzing the 1950s: Media, Politics, Culture Confe

UPDATE: Intellectual Properties, or the Materialities of Communicative Production: Archive, Canon, Clone, Copy--Sept 26-27, 2014

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Dept. of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota
contact email: 
UmnCsclConference@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: JULY 20, 2014

The 3rd Annual Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature Conference at the University of Minnesota
Dates: September 26-27, 2014

The French New Wave at 60: A Reassessment (abstracts by Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

The Nouvelle Vague changed the way that people watch, critique, and make movies for generations to come. However, what happens when the New Wave is no longer new?

French Shakespeare (abstract Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

This panel seeks to explore Shakespeare and the French by tackling Shakespeare and French sources, French characters and settings, neoclassical critics on Shakespeare, Enlightenment and Romantic write

Call for Papers: Shakespeare, Gender and Sexuality

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
gender-forum@.uni-koeln.de

Celebrating Shakespeare’s 450th birthday this issue of Gender Forum will focus on Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets emphasizing the range of criticism and theory dealing with gender and sexuality.

The Good Life and the Greater Good in a Global Context

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Savu Walker
contact email: 
laura_savu@yahoo.com

Dear colleagues,

LiNQ, vol. 41 - Apocalypse

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James Cook University (Australia)
contact email: 
linq.articles@gmail.com

Scenarios for the apocalypse seem to proliferate in popular culture. John R.

Psychoanalysis in Cultural Studies: Readings and Proposals - Bochum, Germany - 19-20 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Englisches Seminar
contact email: 
claus-ulrich.viol@rub.de

Keynote speakers:
Stephen Frosh (Birkbeck, University of London)
Michael Rustin (University of East London)

Call for Peer Reviewers | Kaleidoscope journal

full name / name of organization: 
Laura McKenzie | Durham University
contact email: 
laura.mckenzie@durham.ac.uk

Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of Lord of the Rings (The Mithril Turtle)--DUE JULY 20, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Markey Butler/University of Maryland
contact email: 
mbutler5@umd.edu

2014 is the sixtieth anniversary of Lord of the Rings. The Mithril Turtle is the University of Maryland College Park’s commemoration of this important literary and cultural milestone.

‘To (Not So) Boldly Go’: Science Fiction as Instrument of Colonial Enterprise

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
jhgray@my.uri.edu

Both science fiction and postcolonial theory are concerned with troubling normative understandings of movement, diaspora, and hybridity.

Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism - Texture

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Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism
contact email: 
movie.journal@gmail.com

Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism (http://warwick.ac.uk/go/moviejournal) is a peer-reviewed open-access journal, and a joint venture between the Universities of Warwick, Reading, and Oxford.

CFP: Biopic Adaptations Centre for Adaptations De Montfort University Leicester 24 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Cartmell, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

Although ‘biopics’, or film biographies, have been around since the beginning of cinema, scholarly interest in the subject is only beginning to develop.

'Regional Gothic', Collection of Essays, edited by William Hughes and Ruth Heholt, Call for Abstracts

full name / name of organization: 
William Hughes and Ruth Heholt
contact email: 
w.hughes@bathspa.ac.uk and ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk

CFP 'Sensational Men: Victorian Masculinity in Sensation Fiction, Theatre and the Arts,' One Day Symposium, 18th April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and The Victorian Popular Fiction Association
contact email: 
ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk and meredith.miller@falmouth.ac.uk

Venue: Falmouth University, Cornwall

Keynote Speakers:
William Hughes, Bath Spa University
Andy Smith, University of Sheffield

CFP: Political Studies Association Media & Politics Group Annual Conference

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Network for Media & Persuasive Communication Bangor University, Bangor, UK
contact email: 
mediapoliticsconference@bangor.ac.uk

Political Studies Association Media & Politics Group
Annual Conference
Theme: Media, Persuasion and Human Rights
Hosted by Network for Media & Persuasive Communication

UPDATE: Deadline for Sumbissions for the Digital Cultures Issue Extended to August 15

full name / name of organization: 
The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
cbaron@bgsu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED: The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture is seeking submissions for a special issue on digital culture.

Call for Papers: Adaptation: Literature, Film, and Culture Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) 36th Annual

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
contact email: 
chamilton@ntcc.edu

Call for Papers: Adaptation: Literature, Film, and Culture
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
36th Annual Conference, February 11-14, 2015

Call for Papers - LiNQ, vol. 41 - Apocalypse

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Literature in North Queensland - James Cook University
contact email: 
linq.articles@gmail.com

Apocalypse

Modernist Times

full name / name of organization: 
University of Western Sydney, Australia
contact email: 
j.gourley@uws.edu.au

Modernist Times
21 November 2014
Bankstown Campus, University of Western Sydney, Australia

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Brian Boyd (University of Auckland)

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