category: film and television

2nd Global Conference on Fandom: Practices and Participatory Cultures (7-10 November 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fan2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference on Fandom: Practices and Participatory Cultures

Friday 7th November – Sunday 10th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

Messengers from the Stars - Episode III [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies (ULICES)
contact email: 
mensageirosdasestrelas@gmail.com

The first two editions of the Conference Messengers from the Stars (Episode I and II), organized in 2010 and 2012, gained a significant success.

Jesus/Montreal: The Cinema, the City, and the Sacred (SCMS 3/25-29, proposal deadline 7/31)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference 2015
contact email: 
sdesilets@westminstercollege.edu

Jesus/Montreal: The Cinema, the City, and the Sacred

[UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE] American Studies Association of Texas Conference date Nov. 13-15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Texas
contact email: 
asat@shsu.edu

American Studies Association of Texas
58th Annual Conference
Call for Papers

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

CFP: On Subtitles (SCMS 2015 Montreal, due 8/4)

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey Middents
contact email: 
middents@american.edu

Patricia Rozema’s “Desperanto,” the first section of the 1992 omnibus film Montréal vu par/Montreal Sextet, follows Ann, an Anglophone Canadian housewife who just wants to have a good time visi

SCMS 2015 Panel: New Approaches to Marriage, Romance, and Conjugality

full name / name of organization: 
Krupa Shandilya
contact email: 
kshandilya@amherst.edu

Second-wave feminists identified marriage as an oppressive institution that functioned to subjugate women – demanding their obedience and conformity in myriad ways and funneling their labor into hou

SCMS 2015 (Mar. 25-28): CFP - “Gender and Genre Through a Post-9/11 Lens”

full name / name of organization: 
Terrance McDonald (Brock University) & Justin Shaw (Wilfrid Laurier University) / SCMS
contact email: 
terrance.mcdonald@brocku.ca

CFP for Panel: Society for Cinema & Media Studies Conference March 25-28, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

“Gender and Genre Through a Post-9/11 Lens”

[UPDATE - EXTENDED DEADLINE AUG 1] Quiet Revolutions: Politically Subversive Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
San Francisco State University 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

CFP: Edited volume on television series, Scandal (Due: September 15, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Moffitt
contact email: 
gladiatorsinsuitsvolume@gmail.com

Gladiators in Suits:
Race, Gender, and the Politics of Representation in Scandal

Edited by: Kimberly R. Moffitt, Simone Puff, and Ronald L. Jackson II

Medical Humanities: Health and Illness in Popular Culture PCA/ACA National Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Carol-Ann Farkas/MCPHS University
contact email: 
carol-ann.farkas@mcphs.edu

Medical Humanities: Health and Illness in Popular Culture

PCA-ACA National Conference (Popular and American Culture Associations)

New Orleans, Louisiana

April 1-4 2015

SCMS 2015 panel CfP: "Screen Acting: Beyond Star Studies"

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Leberg / Concordia Unversity
contact email: 
danmarsleberg@gmail.com

SCMS 2015 CFP - “Screen Acting: Beyond Star Studies”

[Update] (Final Deadline Extension, July 18th)--Screen Textures: Haptics, Tactility, and the Moving Image, October 17–18, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies Graduate Student Organization, University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

UPDATE: Final submission deadline- Friday, July 18, 2014

Comedy and Comics: Parody, Satire, and Humor in Superhero Narratives (Abstract Deadline 9/30/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (Toronto, 4/30-5/3/2015)
contact email: 
derek.s.mcgrath@gmail.com

Stan Lee bristles at calling them "comic books," lest readers think they are only "funny books." This panel identifies how humor operates in works centered around superheroes

[UPDATE] Pedagogy 24 Times per Second: Film and Media in the Classroom (Submit by 12/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Film Studies Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
film.ufl@gmail

This conference takes as its starting point the relationship between pedagogical practice and scholarship, or how teaching film to undergraduate students affects, or is affected by, our scholarly

[UPDATE] SCMS 2015: Historicizing Music and Transmedia

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference 2015
contact email: 
laapalm@indiana.edu

From the evolution of digital formats to apps that identify songs in public spaces to YouTube’s replacement of MTV as the prime carrier of mainstream music videos, the many sites of commercial

Negotiating Space for (Dis)ability in Drama, Theatre, Film and Media - 25-27 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Studies in Drama and Pre-1800 English Literature at the University of Łódź, Poland
contact email: 
lodz.conference@gmail.com

The Department of Studies in Drama and Pre-1800 English Literature at the University of Lodz invites you to attend the 2015 biannual “Lodz Conference in Drama, Theatre, Film and Media,” which will

Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives: SSAWW 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
ssaww2015.submit@gmail.com

Call for Proposals
SSAWW Triennial Conference November 4-8, 2015
Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA

NeMLA 2015: Unexpected Affect in Shakespearean Drama

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
erin.weinberg@queensu.ca

This panel will explore the ways in which Shakespearean drama delivers emotional intensity (passions, affectations, embodiment, etc.) in unexpected places.

PARTICIPATORY URBANISMS

full name / name of organization: 
Made possible by the Global Urban Humanities Initiative at UC Berkeley, California, USA with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
contact email: 
participatory.urbanisms@gmail.com

Participatory urban projects have been shown to foster ‘real’ democracy; enliven the public sphere; expand civic consciousness and increase transparency, accountability and efficiency (Baiocchi 20

Postgraduate English - Extended Deadline 15 September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
pgeng.submissions@durham.ac.uk

Call for Papers:

The Coming of Age of LGBTQ Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions (San Diego State University, April 17-18, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
SDSU LGBTQ Research Consortium
contact email: 
lgbtqrc@mail.sdsu.edu

2nd Biennial Graduate Conference on Iranian Studies - CFP ends: 15 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Symposia Iranica
contact email: 
info@symposia-iranica.com

CALL FOR PAPERS | SYMPOSIA IRANICA
SECOND BIENNIAL IRANIAN STUDIES CONFERENCE

Hosted by the University of Cambridge, 8-9 April 2015

[UPDATE] EXTENDED CFP: Gothic Spaces: Boundaries, Mergence, Liminalities

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia
contact email: 
conference@ganza.co.nz

EXTENDED CONFERENCE CFP DEADLINE: 1 August 2014.

The Great War and English Studies December 20-21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
contact email: 
chairpersoneddu@gmail.com; engdeptconference@du.ac.bd

The First World War was a truly momentous event. The rest of the 20th century would be shaped by this war and its consequence, the Second World War.

Cities Afloat

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Whitebell and Lisa Vandenbossche/NeMLA
contact email: 
laura.whitebell@rochester.edu or lisa.vandenbossche@rochester.edu

CITIES AFLOAT

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 30-May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario
Hosted by Ryerson University

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

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota
contact email: 
umnCsclConference@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE: JULY 20, 2014
Keynote Speakers (Updated): Jane Gaines, Columbia University
Peter Goodrich, Cardozo School of Law

Dates: September 26-27, 2014

Small-Screen Souths: Interrogating the Televisual Archive [Edited Collection]

full name / name of organization: 
Gina Caison, Lisa Hinrichsen, and Stephanie Rountree
contact email: 
smallscreensouths@gmail.com

In recent years, the advent of reality television’s “hicksploitation” alongside the rise of scripted dramatic series such as True Blood and The Walking Dead has seemingly kept the U.S. South as a small-screen spectacle of wonder and exceptionalism. Yet the broader historical archive of televisual representation of the region reveals a more complicated picture

SATANIC PANIC - Call for submissions - deadline July 25

full name / name of organization: 
Spectacular Optical Publications
contact email: 
bigsmashproductions@gmail.com

Spectacular Optical Publications (www.spectacularoptical.ca) is a small-press publisher of cult film and pop culture books based in Canada. As you may know, Spectacular Optical Book One: KID POWER!

Film Stardom in the 1950s (November 15, 2014; Proposals due August 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart, Dept. of Film, Television and Digital Media, TCU
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

We invite presentation proposals pertaining to any aspect(s) of film stardom in the 1950s, to be featured in a special series of panels at the Analyzing the 1950s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference,

Call for Papers: “Broken Narratives”- Graduate Student Conference-Ohio State University-Saturday 11th Oct, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, Ohio State U
contact email: 
ego.osu@gmail.com

Broken narratives abound in literary and cultural history.

SYNOPTIQUE CFP: RE-VIEWING THE MOVING IMAGE ARCHIVE FOR THE 21st CENTURY

full name / name of organization: 
Synoptique: An Online Journal of Film & Moving Image Studies
contact email: 
editor.synoptique@gmail.com

OUT OF THE DARK STACKS AND INTO THE LIGHT: RE-VIEWING THE MOVING IMAGE ARCHIVE FOR THE 21st CENTURY

Motherhood/Fatherhood and Popular Culture April 1-4, 2015, NEW ORLEANS

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference
contact email: 
lpodniek@ryerson.ca

I am looking for papers for multiple panels for the PCA/ACA Motherhood/Fatherhood Area on any aspect of motherhood and or fatherhood in popular culture.

East – West Cultural Passage journal, Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
contact email: 
karina.schneider@ulbsibiu.ro

For the December 2014 issue, East – West Cultural Passage (http://magazines.ulbsibiu.ro/ewcp/index.htm) seeks quality essays in the fields of language (Pragmatics, Semantics, Semiotics, Socio-lingui

SCMS 2015 Proposed Workshop: "Late Foucault and Media Studies" Deadline July 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference, March 2015, Montreal, Canada
contact email: 
ouell031@umn.edu; hunter_hargraves@brown.edu

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

The Great War and English Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Dhaka
contact email: 
chairpersoneddu@gmail.com; engdeptconference@du.ac.bd

The First World War was a truly momentous event. The rest of the 20th century would be shaped by this war and its consequence, the Second World War.

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