category: film and television

TRANS-AM :: Losing/Becoming Self (February 12-13, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mardisgrasconference2015@gmail.com

TRANS-AM :: Losing/Becoming Self

Biologism and Identity ACLA Seminar [UPDATE] - DEADLINE OCTOBER 15

full name / name of organization: 
Jenny Heijun Wills/University of Winnipeg; David Palumbo-Liu/Stanford University
contact email: 
j.wills@uwinnipeg.ca

This seminar will take place at the American Comparative Literature Association conference in Seattle, March 26-29, 2015.

Call for Notes and Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language
contact email: 
EXB593@bham.ac.uk

The Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language (BJLL) is a postgraduate journal published electronically and in print.

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association 36th Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
36th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 11-14, 2015

UPDATE: SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area (11/1/14; 2/11-14/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
gypsyscholar@rgv.rr.com

Submission Deadline: November 1, 2014

SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area
36th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
February 11-14, 2015

[UPDATE] CFP: Stardom and Fandom, SW PCA/ACA, February 11 - 14, 2015, Deadline November 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Lynn S Zubernis/West Chester University
contact email: 
lzubernis@wcupa.edu

Join us for the 36th Annual Southwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference, February 11 – 14, 2015 at the beautiful Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Children's and Adolescent Literature at CEA

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jmcdaniel@pittstate.edu

Call for Papers: Children's and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2015


CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

What Does War Look Like?: Visual Trauma and Representation, March 26-29, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
Brenda Sanfilippo <bsanfil@ucsc.edu> or Najwa Al-Tabaa <naltabaa@ufl.edu>

Every war has its own patterns of injury based on contemporary military weapons, strategy, and tactics.

PCA Romance CFP (Nov. 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
eselinge@depaul.edu

The discourse of romantic love permeates popular culture.

Shakespeare’s Unsung Heroes and Heroines - Berlin 23-26 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
German Shakespeare Association
contact email: 
felix.sprang@hu-berlin.de

Without Paulina and Antigonus there would be no reunion, however tainted, between Leontes and Hermione, and there would be no union of Perdita and Florizel in "The Winter’s Tale".

“Beneath these Pooled Waters: Damming in Literature, Film, and Culture” Panel proposal for the ASLE Eleventh Biennial Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
AshleyReis@my.unt.edu

The Economic in Literature -- ACLA Seminar CFP March 26-29

full name / name of organization: 
Kyle Wanberg, Ph.D., New York University
contact email: 
kylewan@nyu.edu

We find ourselves in a world where economic logic rules the day.

3rd International Berkeley Conference on Film & Media: Serialities 1915/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Film & Media at University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
theconference@berkeley.edu

ACLA "Genre in Africa," Seattle, March 26-29 2015; deadline for abstracts October 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
genreinafrica@gmail.com

Please submit abstracts by October 15, 2014 through the ACLA website for the accepted panel, "Genre in Africa."

http://acla.org/seminars

Genre in Africa

CFP: 16th Native American Literature Symposium (11/25/14; 03/12/15-03/14/15)

full name / name of organization: 
The Native American Literature Symposium
contact email: 
hollrahp@unlv.nevada.edu

16th NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE SYMPOSIUM
March 12-14, 2015
Isleta Resort & Casino Hotel
Albuquerque, New Mexico

MANY VOICES, ONE CENTER
Call for Proposals
DEADLINE: November 25, 2014

"Under Skin: The Body as/and Environment" (ASLE Conference, June 23-27, 2015, Moscow, Idaho; proposal deadline: Nov. 10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
ctanderson@pittstate.edu

“Under Skin: The Body as/and Environment,” panel proposed for the ASLE Eleventh Biennial Conference, June 23-27, 2015, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID.

CFP: PCA Medievalism in Popular Culture; Due Nov 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA 2015 National Conference
contact email: 
cfrancis@bloomu.edu

CFP: Medievalism in Popular Culture

PCA/ACA 2015 National Conference
April 1-4, 2015 – New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans Marriott

[UPDATE] Sincerity, Authenticity, and Affect in the Neoliberal Age (ACLA, 10/15)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
jeffsevers@gmail.com

Sincerity, Authenticity, and Affect in the Neoliberal Age
American Comparative Literature Association
Seattle, March 26-29, 2015

[UPDATE} Wreck Park Extended Submission Deadline to Oct. 31st

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark.criticism@gmail.com

A Journal of Interesting Fictions, Interested Criticism

Forms of Talk

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2015 - accepted panel
contact email: 
amyrwong@ucla.edu

“Forms of Talk” takes into account the multifaceted achievements of “talk,” as distinct from related categories like speech, voice, discourse, dialogue, communication, or even conversation.

American West in Literature and Film, Albuquerque 11-14 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
larry.vanmeter@gmail.com

CFP: American West in Literature and Film
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
Theme: "Many Faces, Many Voices:
Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture"

Indigenous Australia and Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Dr D. Bruno Starrs
contact email: 
bruno.starrs@itb.edu.bn

Calling for book chapters in a proposed edited collection tentatively titled “Indigenous Australia and Pop Culture”.

CfP: Ideology in Postcolonial Texts and Contexts | May 14 – 16, 2015 | University of Muenster, Germany

full name / name of organization: 
GAPS (Gesellschaft for Anglophone Postkoloniale Studien)
contact email: 
GAPS2015@uni-muenster.de

Gesellschaft für Anglophone Postkoloniale Studien

Annual Conference:

Ideology in Postcolonial Texts and Contexts

May 14 – 16, 2015

University of Münster

KOME journal soliciting submissions 2015 communication/media/journalism studies

full name / name of organization: 
Hungarian Communication Studies Association
contact email: 
kome@komejournal.com

KOME, an international Open Access journal published by the Hungarian Communication Studies Association is currently seeking articles for its first 2015 issue.

Epasa Moto: Multidisciplinary Journal of Arts, Letters and the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Arts, University of Buea
contact email: 
epasamotojournal@gmail.com

Epasa Moto is now accepting papers for it next issues.

Edited Collection: Memory in Post-Apocalyptic and Dystopian Tales

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Urbanski
contact email: 
memoryinsf_book@icloud.com

Summary

Imagining the Ideal Body: A Graduate Conference on the Politics and Poetics of Perfection. March 12-13, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Society, Université de Montréal
contact email: 
UdeMEGC2015@gmail.com

Twelfth Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
March 12 & 13, 2015
Imagining the Ideal Body: A Graduate Conference on the Politics and Poetics of Perfection.

Crossing the Borders of Comparative Epistemologies: Research and Teaching in the Global Academy

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association, Annual Meeting
contact email: 
jenniferareimer@gmail.com

The American Comparative Literature Association’s 2015 Annual Meeting will take place at the Sheraton Seattle in Seattle, Washington, March 26-29, 2015.

CFP 4th Global Conference on Monstrous Geographies, Lisbon, March 22-24

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
l.muntean@let.ru.nl, mg4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Monstrous Geographies

Sunday 22nd March – Tuesday 24th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE] Revealing/Reveiling Shanghai: Cultural Representations from the 20th and 21st Centuries (12/31/14; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Bernstein and Chu-chueh Cheng
contact email: 
lbernstein3@gmail.com

The deadline for proposal submissions has been extended to December 31, 2014

After Nature: Feminist Futures, March 26th to 29th, 2015, Seattle, WA

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting
contact email: 
rylee001@uw.edu

http://www.acla.org/after-nature-feminist-futures

Society for American Travel Writing at ALA 2015 (May 21-24 in Boston, MA) 15 December 2014 Submission Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
mscript@udel.edu

The Society for American Travel Writing will host two sessions at the American Literature Association's 26th Annual Conference, 21-24 May 2015 at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, MA.

[UPDATE] Literature and the World: Children and Childhood in Global Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
The Middle Ground Journal: World History and Global Studies
contact email: 
jgaeta@css.edu

The Middle Ground Journal: World History and Global Studies invites submissions centered on the theme Children and Childhood in Global Contexts. As scholars try to elucidate the complex relationships between history and cultural identity or development, one key demographic seems consistently overlooked: children. It could be argued that scholarship intended to enlighten may also be unwittingly biased in favor of a narrative situating children as innocent, naïve, and ultimately unimportant actors. Or at the very least, they are seen as actors whose importance can only be evaluated independently of the “adult” world to which they do not, presumably, belong. However, what happens when we acknowledge children in contexts contrary to such an absolute narrative? For instance, consider the complexities surrounding cultural identification in French overseas departments – where colonial policies of assimilation led inhabitants to vote in favor of remaining “French” in the mid 20th century – and how continued political and economic ties have problematized these departments' ability to carve out independent identities. An analysis of this phenomenon might be expected to include the role of children, as these individuals will internalize and carry with them into adulthood the cultural attitudes and social norms to which they are exposed during their formative years, thus providing a potential means of social change (or perpetuation) through the process of socialization. The child, or more specifically the education, media, and relationships the child experiences, cannot be entirely separated from the larger issue – a collective sense of cultural identity. Yet the view of children as innocent or irrelevant continues to pervade the larger body of scholarship addressing “adult” issues around the world. This forum seeks to problematize that view by inviting submissions providing a critical examination of the relevancy of children and/or childhood from a variety of perspectives. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, children as subjects and audience in cultural production, representations in the media, postcolonial educational systems, childhood and culture. Please study the submission guidelines before submitting, see http://www2.css.edu/app/depts/HIS/historyjournal/index.cfm?cat=4&art=15 Submissions should be sent to the forum’s Coordinating Editor Dr. Gaeta, jgaeta@css.edu , and the Chief Editor, Dr. Liang, hliang@css.edu

[UPDATE] Capitalist Realist Fiction - Narrative 2015 Chicago (March 5-8, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Butcher, Duquesne University
contact email: 
butcheri@duq.edu

In his Never Let a Serious Crisis Go to Waste, Philip Mirowski puts to rest the myth that the current economy is beyond the understanding even of experts, demonstrating that mainstream economic writin

Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

The Lehigh University English graduate program is organizing our first annual conference on "Literature and Social Justice" for March 7th, 2015, to be held at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylva

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