category: film and television

Laughter in the Digital Age -- A Special Issue of Comedy Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze, University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
peter.c.kunze@gmail.com

*Please note the original posting mentioned a deadline of November 2015; the correct date in November 2014.*

“Laughter in the Digital Age”
Special Issue of Comedy Studies

Remembrance and Representation: Canada, Australia, and New Zealand in World War I

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Authers (Australian National University) and Robyn Morris (University of Wollongong)
contact email: 
benjamin.authers@anu.edu.au , robynm@uow.edu.au

A workshop hosted by the Association for Canadian Studies in Australia and New Zealand (ACSANZ) with support of the Canadian High Commission and Australian National University.

[UPDATE] Toward an Ecosomatic Paradigm: Disability and the Environment in American Literature; August 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew J.C. Cella, PhD [Edited Collection]
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

I seek contributors to an edited collection focused on the intersection between disability studies and literary ecology, particularly as it plays out in American literature and culture.

Joss Whedon’s Comics (abstract Aug 31)

full name / name of organization: 
Valerie Frankel
contact email: 
valerie@calithwain.com

With dozens of nonfiction books on Joss Whedon’s works from Buffy to Avengers, one critical area has been ignored: Whedon’s comics.

The North American Bicentennial Creative Writing & Literature Conference, June 11-13, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
North American Review / University of Northern Iowa
contact email: 
schraffj@uni.edu

Dates: June 11–13, 2015
Location: University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
Keynotes: Martín Espada, Patricia Hampl, Steven Schwartz

Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Area Chair, Sea Literature, History & Culture, Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

For the PCA/ACA national conference (1-4 Apr. 2015 in New Orleans), we invite proposals of individual papers, special panels, or sessions organized around a sea-related theme. DEADLINE: 1 Nov. 2014.

Disability Studies

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association, Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

http://blogs.uprm.edu/ceacc/cfp/

CALL FOR PAPER: Issue 4 of LIQUID BLACKNESS issue on "FLUID RADICALISMS"

full name / name of organization: 
liquid blackness
contact email: 
liquidblackness@gsu.edu

Collection of Essays on David Mitchell - Call for Abstracts

full name / name of organization: 
Courtney Hopf (NYU) and Wendy Knepper (Brunel University)
contact email: 
ch126@nyu.edu and wendy.knepper@brunel.ac.uk

Building on from our successful Symposium on David Mitchell held at NYU London on 9 May, we are moving forward with a proposal for a collection with a major publisher and are seeking abstracts for sel

Literature and series, Lorient, France, 26-28 March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Groupe Universitaire d’Études sur les Séries Télévisées (GUEST)
contact email: 
shannon.wellslassagne@gmail.com

Literature and TV series
Université de Bretagne Sud, Lorient, 26-28 March 2015
Annual conference for GUEST (Groupe Universitaire d’Études sur les Séries Télévisées)

SCMS 2015 Proposed Panel: "Youth Culture in Contemporary Media" Deadline July 31, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference, March 2015, Montreal, Canada
contact email: 
karin.beeler@unbc.ca; tshary17@gmail.com

Youth Culture in Contemporary Media

Co-chairs: Karin Beeler and Timothy Shary

Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference, March 2015, Montreal, Canada

PORN ON THE MOVE panel- abstracts due August 19th

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema & Media Studies. March 2015- Montreal
contact email: 
arroyo.brandon@gmail.com

Pornography is the most transient of all media texts.

NeMLA Convention 2015 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

The Northeast Modern Language Association will meet in Toronto, Ontario, for its 46th annual convention, held April 30 to May 3 2015.

Censorship and Self-Censorship: Special Issue of "Between," Journal of the Italian Comparative Literature Association (Compalit)

full name / name of organization: 
Stefano Ercolino / Freie Universität Berlin
contact email: 
stefano.ercolino@virgilio.it

This issue aims to investigate the interplay between censorship and self-censorship in a variety of domains, from literary works to audio-visual media, from criticism to cultural mediation, in order t

Call for Contributions and Participation: Online Forum for Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Complit Complice
contact email: 
complit@complit-complice.net

To Whom it may concern!

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline - Food and Eating: from the Literal to the Metaphorical

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds postgraduate journal
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

EXTENDED DEADLINE for articles: 31st July. Please send a brief description of intended topic to editors@harts-minds.co.uk asap.

The Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
acah@iafor.org

The International Academic Forum, in conjunction with its global partners, is pleased to announce the Sixth Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities to be held from April 2-5, 2015, at the Rihga Royal

CFP: Great Writing Creative Writing Conference (UK), 2015 - 11/14/14 (06/20/15 - 06/21/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing
International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Imperial College, London
Saturday 20 June – Sunday 21 June 2015

[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

full name / name of organization: 
Fashion Research Network (FRN)
contact email: 
fashionresearchnetwork@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Fashion Research Now: Archives

Reconstruction Issue 14.2, Phenomenology and Education

full name / name of organization: 
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

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)
Toronto, Ontario
April 30th – May 3rd 2015

Call for Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
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

full name / name of organization: 
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

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