category: film and television

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology, NeMLA April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association
contact email: 
molly_hall@my.uri.edu

Interest in the fields of food and sustainability studies within the humanities is rapidly growing, in part due to their ability to investigate our perceived relationship with ecology.

Critical Approaches to South Asian Studies Workshop FEBRUARY 26 & 27, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
South Asia Research Group at York Centre for Asian Research, York University
contact email: 
sargyork@yorku.ca

Critical Approaches to South Asian Studies Workshop
FEBRUARY 26 & 27, 2015

Call For Participation

[UPDATE]: Great Writing Creative Writing Conference (UK) 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing: International Creative Writing Conference - Imperial College, London
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

- - -
* * * CALL FOR PAPERS * * *

Great Writing
International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

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

Journal of Dracula Studies (May 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Anne DeLong/Curt Herr
contact email: 
journalofdraculastudies@kutztown.edu

We invite manuscripts of scholarly articles (4000-6000 words) on any of the following: Bram Stoker, the novel Dracula, the historical Dracula, the vampire in folklore, fiction, film, popular culture,

Technology and Society: Shifting Identities and Digital Worlds NeMLA Roundtable - proposals 9/30/14

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ellenmoll6@gmail.com

We welcome proposals for 10-minute roundtable presentations on "Technology and Society: Shifting Identities and Digital Worlds" for the upcoming Northeast Modern Language Association Conference in Tor

[UPDATE] CHARLIE BROOKER: CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES Edited Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Charlie Brooker: Critical Perspectives
contact email: 
charliebrookercollection@outlook.com

THIS IS AN UPDATED CFP WITH AN EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS. WE HAVE RECEIVED HIGH QUALITY SUBMISSIONS THUS FAR, BUT REQUIRE MORE TO COMPLETE THE COLLECTION

[UPDATE] Neoliberal Gender, Neoliberal Sex: Extended Deadline 7th November

full name / name of organization: 
Assuming Gender
contact email: 
gender@cf.ac.uk

EXTENDED DEADLINE: 7TH NOVEMBER 2014

Assuming Gender would like to invite submissions to our forthcoming special issue: ‘Neoliberal Gender, Neoliberal Sex’.

CfP: Gender Down Under

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

http://www.genderforum.org/call-for-contributions/#c440

[UPDATE] “To (Not So) Boldly Go: Science Fiction as Instrument of Colonial Enterprise” abstract deadline September 30, 2014

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.

EMOTIONAL CONTROL: AFFECT AND CHILDREN’S TEXTS

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Bullen, Kristine Moruzi, and Michelle J. Smith
contact email: 
emotctrl@deakin.edu.au

[Reminder] Theater/Performance Studies Panel at El Mundo Zurdo/Gloria Anzaldúa Conference (May 27-30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Gloria Anzaldúa
contact email: 
Trevor.Boffone@gmail.com

Theater and Performance Studies Panel

El Mundo Zurdo 2015: Memoria y Conocimiento, Interdisciplinary Anzaldúan Studies--Archive, Legacy, and Thought
May 27-30, 2014
Austin, Texas

The Rhetoric of Intermediality: Abstracts due 15 October

full name / name of organization: 
Nandini Ramesh Sankar
contact email: 
nandini@iith.ac.in

We invite paper proposals of around 200 words for the 2015 ACLA Convention seminar "The Rhetoric of Intermediality."

CFNom: Rollins Popular Culture Book Award (11/1/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
tburnett@southwestpca.org

The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) is pleased to announce that we are now accepting nominations for the 2015 Peter C. Rollins Book Award.

​​Found in Translation: Transposing Identity Across Space and Time (EXTENDED DEADLINE: 25th September, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
LANGSA: University of Connecticut
contact email: 
langsa.uconn@gmail.com

Date: November 07, 2014
Venue: Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut



Stage The Future 2: The Second International Conference on Science Fiction Theatre

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona State University
contact email: 
stagethefuture@gmail.com

6-7 March, 2015
Sponsored by the Center for Science and Imagination, Arizona State University

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Jay Scheib (MIT) jayscheib.com
Howard Sherman (The Stage) hesherman.com

CFP: Rhetoric & Technical Communication, Southwest PCA/ACA (11\1\14; 2/11-14/15)

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

The theme for the 36th annual SWPACA conference is “Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture.” We invite proposals for individual or panel presentations that c

CFP: Captivity Studies Proposal Due November 1, 2014

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

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 36th Annual Conference
Theme: “Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American
Culture”

Special Topic: Christianity and Literature (for spring 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Intégrité: A Journal of Faith and Learning (Missouri Baptist University)
contact email: 
hoppg@mobap.edu

Intégrité: A Journal of Faith and Learning, a peer-reviewed journal published by Missouri Baptist University, welcomes essays for a special issue (spring 2015) on “Christianity and Literature.”

CFP-Python Beyond Python: Critical Essays on the Work of Monty Python Members Before and After Their Participation in the Comedy

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Tech University
contact email: 
Lynn.whitfield@ttu.edu

Python Beyond Python: Critical Essays on the Work of Monty Python Members Before and After Their Participation in the Comedy Troupe
edited by Lynn Whitfield, Paul N. Reinsch, and Robert G. Weiner

CFP-Marvel Feature Films

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Weiner/Texas Tech University
contact email: 
Matthew.mceniry@ttu.edu

Marvel Feature Films edited by Robert Moses Peaslee, Matthew McEniry, and Robert G. Weiner

“Teaching Poe and Popular Culture,” a PSA panel at the 26th Annual ALA Conference in Boston, MA (May 21-24, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
tdmontgomery2@fhsu.edu

CFP: “Teaching Poe and Popular Culture,” a Poe Studies Association panel at the 26th Annual American Literature Association Conference in Boston, MA (May 21-24, 2015)

Tolkien Studies (PCA): 11-01-14; 4-01-04-14

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien Studies Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
Robin.Reid@tamuc.edu

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
TOLKIEN STUDIES
2015 Joint Annual Conference New Orleans, LA April 1-4, 2015
Call For Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers

Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
ICONOGPRAHY AND ARCHETYPES IN WESTERN FILM AND TELEVISION
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca; apnelson@montana.edu

the quint: call for papers DEADLINE:11/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The quint’s twenty fifth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and r

"Intoxication" - CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Ingrid Walker, University of Washington, Tacoma
contact email: 
iwalker2@uw.edu

Submissions invited to a special issue of NANO on "Intoxication."

"Richard III: Histories--Transformations--Afterlives" -- Deadline January 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
De Montford University, Leicester, United Kingdom
contact email: 
gegan@dmu.ac.uk

Title: "Richard III: Histories--Transformations--Afterlives"

Date: 25 March 2015

Venue: De Montfort University, Leicester

Missing, presumed dead: absent mothers in the cultural imagination, 12-13 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Language Studies, Umeå University, Sweden
contact email: 
berit.astrom@umu.se

An international conference on the trope of the absent mother in literary and visual texts from Antiquity to the present day.

REMINDER (abstracts due 15 October 2014): SOUTHERN STUDIES CONFERENCE, 6-7 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
jhavard@aum.edu

Now in its seventh year, the AUM Liberal Arts Conference in Southern Studies invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. Topics may include but are not limited to:

CFP: [updated] Special Issue of Popular Music and Society on Randy Newman (1 January 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Borshuk, Texas Tech University
contact email: 
michael.borshuk@ttu.edu

POPULAR MUSIC AND SOCIETY
CALL FOR PAPERS
(UPDATED)

Special Issue:
Randy Newman’s Work

Edited by Robert Brazeau and Michael Borshuk

Posthuman Gothic (Published Collection) - Call for Chapters

full name / name of organization: 
Anya Heise-von der Lippe (University of Tübingen, Germany)
contact email: 
posthuman.gothic@gmail.com

The posthuman intersects with the Gothic in a number of interesting ways, which involve both narrative and critical discourses.

April 1 - 4 2015, New Orleans Any area of Africana including Music, literature, dance, religion,

full name / name of organization: 
Popular culture association
contact email: 
katrina.hazzard@gmail.com

Popular culture Association is seeking papers for the African American Culture section.

[REMINDER] Detective Fiction and Emerging Technologies (NeMLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
beth.seltzer@temple.edu

This Northeast Modern Language Association panel will examine the relationship between detective fiction and technology, broadly defined.

"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.

[UPDATE] NEMLA 2015 CFP Steampunk Femininity: Recasting the Angel in the House

full name / name of organization: 
Chamutal Noimann Borough of Manhattan Community College-CUNY
contact email: 
cnoimann@bmcc.cuny.edu

DEADLINE APPROACHING-September 30, 2014

We seek proposals for an approved panel for the 2015 NEMLA conference in Toronto.

E-Gothic: (Published collection) - Call for Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Neil McRobert, Rebecca Duncan, Shannon Rollins
contact email: 
webgothic@gmail.com

E-Gothic: Assemblage and Anxiety in the Networked World

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