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CFP: Adaptation (11/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:44pm
Leslie Fife

ADAPTATION ADAPTING CULTURE IN LITERATURE, FILM, AND NEW MEDIA
   
  Deadline for Abstracts: Nov 1, 2006
   
  For the 2007 Popular Culture Association (PCA)/
  American Culture Association (ACA) Conference
  in Boston, Massachusetts, from April 4th to April 7th.
   
  Adaptation studies, long the step-child to both literary studies
  and film studies, has begun to mature into its own discipline
  spanning the gaps between film, literature, and translation
  studies. Since at least the time of George Bluestone a handful
  of scholars has worked to understand adaptation not simply
  as a way of thinking about literary works that have been

CFP: Digital Games (11/1/06, PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:44pm
Leslie Fife

  CFP: Digital Games
   
  PCA/ACA National Conference
   
  April 4-7, 2007
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
   
  Abstract Submission Deadline: November 1, 2006
   
  The Digital Games area of the Popular Culture Association
  invites papers/panels on digital games (video games, computer
  games, arcade games, etc.) and digital game studies for the Popular
  Culture Association/American Culture Association National
  Conference to be held April 4-7, 2007, at the Boston Marriott
  Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts. All topics related to
  digital games and digital game studies will be considered.
   

CFP: Complexity Theory and Cultural Artifacts (8/20/06; SCMS, 3/8/07-3/11/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:43pm
DuBose, Mike S.

Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS)
March 8-11, 2007
Chicago, IL

=93Complexity Theory and Cultural Artifacts=94

Papers are sought which apply scholarship from the growing field of =
Complexity Studies (dealing with emergence, cultural complexity, =
protocol, control, information, technology, network theory) in their =
analysis of mediated texts. Of particular interest are papers which =
address the role of complexity and cultural artifacts in relation to =
multiculturalism, nationalism, transnationalism, postcolonialism, or =
identity politics, as manifest withinin (or in relation to) the public =
sphere.

CFP: Three NEMLA Panels: Mencken; Literature & Medicine; Violence, Technology, & the Cold War (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm
Lisa.DeTora_at_sanofipasteur.com

H.L. Mencken: The Sage of Baltimore NEMLA 38th Annual Convention, March
1-4, 2007 Baltimore, Maryland Deadline for abstracts: September 15, 2006
This panels solicits papers on any aspect of the work or influence of
H.L. Mencken, with particular interest in his involvement with
lampoonery or social darwinism. Send abstracts to Lisa DeTora,
Lafayette College: detoral_at_lafayette.edu

UPDATE: Traversing Narrative Media (7/31/06, journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, July 9, 2006 - 1:30pm
Allan Cameron

Please note: this is a renewed call for papers, as the deadline for
submissions has been extended to July 31.

CFP - REFRACTORY: A JOURNAL OF ENTERTAINMENT MEDIA
SPECIAL ISSUE: TRAVERSING NARRATIVE MEDIA

The online journal REFRACTORY is seeking contributions regarding
narrative in cinema, television and new media. We invite a variety of
approaches and topics, but are particularly interested in essays that
explore new areas and objects of narrative study, or offer new
perspectives on existing debates.

CFP: Electronic Communication (11/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Sunday, July 9, 2006 - 1:29pm
Leslie Fife

    Call for Papers
   
  CULTURES OF NOISE:
  Communicating Error in an Information Age
   
  Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
  National Conference
   
  Boston, MA
  April 4-7, 2007
   
  The Electronic Communication and Culture Area
  of the Popular Culture Association is soliciting proposals
  for panels and individual papers on the theme of error/noise
  in a cybernetic society.
   
  In a culture of information, "noise" marks a rupture
  of signification that lays bare the dispersive and dissipative
  features of digital networks. In what ways are "error" and
  "noise" structured in popular culture as a threat to social

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