category: film and television

[UPDATE] ASA 2015 - Risen From the Ashes: Speculative Fiction at the End of the World

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, The George Washington University; Justin Mann, The George Washington University
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu; jmann@email.gwu.edu

This CFP is for ASA 2015 in Toronto, Canada October 8-11, 2015.

Adaptation Essay Prize: Submissions due 1 April 2015

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

he Adaptation Essay Prize

Adaptations and the Metropolis: 10th Annual Conference of the Association of Adaptation Studies, Senate House, London, 24-25 Sep

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

Update:

[UPDATE] The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2015.conference@gmail.com

“The preservation or construction of a sense of place is then an active moment in the passage from memory to hope, from past to future.” David Harvey

Spying on Spies: Popular Representations of Spies and Espionage, 3-5 Sep 2015, The Shard, London, UK [ABSTRACTS DUE 15 FEB 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Spying on Spies
contact email: 
SOSConference2015@gmail.com

Keynote speakers: Professor Phyllis Lassner (Northwestern University) and Dr Rosie White (Northumbria University)

Scholar Nomads: Academia in the 21st Century - April 9-11

full name / name of organization: 
St. Bonaventure University Department of English
contact email: 
bonaconference@gmail.com

Both popular and scholarly press has been confronting the changing role of higher education, from Frank Donoghue’s Last Professor to Henry Giroux and Kostas Myrsiades’s collection Beyond the Corpo

American Ownership: Dead Properties or Dream Houses? [Jan. 20th, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association [ASA 2015]
contact email: 
cristina.damico@utoronto.ca

This panel considers the twin roles of accumulation and circulation in the reproduction of capitalism, with a focus on forms of accumulation that inhibit capital’s life-cycle.

ANNOUNCING: THE JOURNAL OF COMICS AND CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Comics and Culture
contact email: 
journalcomicsculture@icloud.com

The Journal of Comics and Culture, a new, peer-reviewed, annual academic journal to be published by Pace University Press, announces its first call for papers.

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

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

Note: The Deadline has been extended until 11 February 2015!

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

[Abstract Deadline: 15 March] Impassioned Britain (Liverpool, 15-17 July 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Impassioned Britain: Familial and Divine Depictions of Feeling (1707 - 1907), University of Liverpool, 15-17 July 2015.

Melodrama - **Submissions Deadline January 10** - Graduate Conference - February 13

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University English Department
contact email: 
odonnellb12@gmail.com, gpuglies@brandeis.edu

We are excited to announce that the Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference will be held on February 13, 2015 and will examine the topic of Melodrama. Lucy Fischer, Distinguished Professor of English and Film Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, will give the keynote address.

Call for participants: National Communication Association panel on Animal Rhetoric

full name / name of organization: 
Jake Dionne, Syracuse University
contact email: 
tjdionne@syr.edu

Jake Dionne, tjdionne@syr.edu

Call for participants

The Constructedness of the Monstrous Wednesday 15th July – Friday 17th July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m13@inter-disciplinary.net

The Constructedness of the Monstrous
The Monsters and the Monstrous Project

Wednesday 15th July – Friday 17th July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Fears and Anxieties in the 21st Century Wednesday 15th July – Friday 17th

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

Fears and Anxieties in the 21st Century
The Fears and Anxieties in the 21st Century Project

Wednesday 15th July – Friday 17th July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

University of Toronto Slavic Studies Conference, April 7-8 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto
contact email: 
ian.garner@utoronto.ca

The Slavic Studies union at the University of Toronto is pleased to announce its 2015 Graduate Student Conference, to be held in Toronto on April 7-8th, 2015. Our keynote speaker Dr.

[UPDATE] CFP: Public Intellectuals Lecture Series DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton University
contact email: 
aconnol1@connect.carleton.ca

Public Intellectuals Lecture Series
Presented by the Department of English and Literature at Carleton University and the Ottawa Public Library
Call for Papers DEADLINE EXTENDED (Jan. 12)

[UPDATE] Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Collins/Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism
CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] CFP-- The Cine-Files seeks essays for special issue on film sound

full name / name of organization: 
The Cine-Files www.thecine-files.com
contact email: 
cinemastudies@scad.edu

The Cine-Files is now accepting submissions (4000-6000 words) for the "Featured Scholarship" segment of Issue 8 (Spring 2015), a special issue on film sound.

Science Fiction Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Tel-Aviv University
contact email: 
superwriter@gmail.com

The Department of English and American Studies is pleased to announce its 2nd Annual Science Fiction Symposium. We are seeking proposals in the following areas:

[UPDATE] Human Terrains: Identity, Geography, Politics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2015@gmail.com

April 10th, 11th, 12th, 2015

Keynote speaker: Jasbir K. Puar

Master class: Marlon Ross

"“Innovation In Art” " Congress 6-7 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
MALTEPE UNIVERCITY INTERNRATIONAL FINE ATS STUDENT CONGRESS 2015 "Innovation In Art"
contact email: 
ifasc@maltepe.edu.tr

IFASC INTERNATIONAL FINE ARTS STUDENT CONGRESS 2015

"Innovation In Art"

Call for Screendance (dance film) Conference Presentations

full name / name of organization: 
Festival International de Vidéo Danse de Bourgogne (France)
contact email: 
specialprograms@videodansebourgogne.com

The International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy (France) is pleased to accept presentation proposals for its third annual screendance conference to be held in May 2015 that explore the theme, “Th

Intersections Graduate Conference - Thresholds: Presence, Absence, and Territory

full name / name of organization: 
Joint Graduate Program of Communication and Culture at Ryerson University and York University
contact email: 
info@iscs-conference.com

This two-day interdisciplinary conference organized by the Joint Graduate Program of Communication and Culture at Ryerson University and York University seeks to explore the theme of thresholds.

Social Media: A virtual world where ‘social beings’ live

full name / name of organization: 
Media Watch Communication Journal
contact email: 
mediawatchjournal@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Media Watch
Social Media: A virtual world where ‘social beings’ live

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1/15/2015] Call for Papers: "Expanding Boundaries and Reconceptualizing Text"

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
heatherfox@mail.usf.edu

In her 2014 Modern Language Association Presidential Address, “Connective Histories in Vulnerable Times,” Marianne Hirsch reconfigures vulnerability.

SOCRATES 2015 : Publish with Socrates : Proceedings and Sponsored papers

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Publish with Us : Proceedings and Sponsored papers

Socrates Journal Promotes Proceedings/Summaries and Sponsored papers :

Proceedings paper:

White, Black, Yellow, Digital: Transnational Narratives of Performed Exile and Englishness

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Catalina Florina Florescu, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, English Department, Pace University
contact email: 
ravaseala@gmail.com or fflorescu@pace.edu

In the PMLA inaugural edition released in 2014, Professor Simon Gikandi of Princeton University published an editorial titled, “Provincializing English,” that (in part) constitutes the foundation

ESSAY COLLECTION SEEKING ABSTRACTS ON ACTION FIGURES

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Alexandratos
contact email: 
jsalexan@gmail.com

I am currently putting together a full proposal for an essay collection on Action Figure Studies.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — [Deadline 20th Jan 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com
contact email: 
editor.ctpijtw@coldnoon.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — invites submissions for its two online publications: Diaries (diaries@coldnoon.com | upto 1500 words) and Di

Call for Special Session Proposals: 2015 PAMLA Conference (deadline 1/15/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The deadline for proposals for special sessions for the 2015 PAMLA Conference in Portland, Oregon (to be held at Portland State University and the Hilton Portland on Friday, November 6 – Sunday, Nov

Risen From the Ashes: Speculative Fiction at the End of the World

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, The George Washington University; Justin Mann, The George Washington University
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu; jmann@email.gwu.edu

This call for papers is for the American Studies Association 2015 conference in Toronto (Oct. 8-11).

[UPDATE] albeit: New York & LA in the American Imaginary

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 1, 2015

[UPDATE] The Work of Cognition and Neuroethics in Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cognition and Neuroethics
contact email: 
miller@cognethic.org

Insight Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience
Flint, Michigan

The proposal deadline has been extended to 30 January 2015.

ASA 2015 CFP: Modes of misery, genres of grief: narrative forms of environmental suffering

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Evans and Shannon Mancus / American Studies Association 2015
contact email: 
sdavies@gwmail.gwu.edu / rebecca.m.evans@duke.edu

ASA 2015 CFP: Modes of misery, genres of grief: narrative forms of environmental suffering

Bodies that Sell: Commodification and Cultural Marketplaces (Submission deadline : 20 Jan 2015)

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

[http://umassego.com/conference/]

We make assumptions based on bodies all the time: what bodies are

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