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Iconic Images in Media

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 1:08pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 26, 2017

Whether it is the photo of V-J Day in Times Square or the image of drowned three-year-old Alan Kurdi on a beach, certain images have the power to become iconic for a generation. Through inspiring shots of Humans of New York or devastating pictures from natural and man-made disasters around the world, digital imagery and visual iconography have permeated our culture and, through their viral nature on social media, have opened us to stories and truths we might not otherwise know.

CFP: Video Game Studies: The Visual Politics of Play for PAMLA Conference 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii (11/10-12/2017)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:19pm
Daniel Ante-Contreras, University of California, Riverside
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

This session is interested in both analysis of games and the gaming industry and the visibility and role of “video game studies” as an institutional entity. It seeks papers willing to engage with the intersections of visuality and play in games and game studies as they are and as they might be. 

Individual paper presentations will be between 15 and 20 minutes long. Please submit proposals via the online system by May 21, 2017. The PAMLA 2017 Conference will be held at the lovely Chaminade University of Honolulu (with the official conference hotel being the Ala Moana) from Friday, November 10 to Sunday, November 12.

Paper proposals must be made via our online system found here:

CFP: Teaching with Media and Technology for PAMLA Conference 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii (11/10-12/2017)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:21pm
Ryan Lambert, Community College of Denver
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

The “Teaching with Media and Technology” session welcomes proposals on any topic related to the use of media and technology in any modern language, composition, or literature classroom. However, we are particularly interested in papers that engage this year’s conference theme "The Sense of Sight: Visuality, Visibility, and Ways of Seeing."

Individual paper presentations will be between 15 and 20 minutes long. Please submit proposals via the online system by May 21, 2017. The PAMLA 2017 Conference will be held at the lovely Chaminade University of Honolulu (with the official conference hotel being the Ala Moana) from Friday, November 10 to Sunday, November 12.

Paper proposals must be made via our online system found here:

[Deadline Extended to June 3] Call for Papers: SHARP @ RSA 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 10:43am
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

 

The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing (SHARP) will sponsor a series of panels at the Renaissance Society of America’s annual meeting in New Orleans, LA on March 22-24 2018. SHARP @ RSA brings together scholars working on any aspect of the creation, dissemination, and reception of manuscript and print and their digital mediation. Applicants with creative or interdisciplinary methodologies are especially encouraged to apply.

Netflix at the Nexus: Content, Practice, and Production in the Age of Streaming Television

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 10:52am
Amber Buck
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 15, 2017

Netflix’s meteoric rise as an online content provider has been well documented and much debated in the popular press and in academic circles. It has been praised as the future of television (Auletta, 2014) and as “the most feared force in Hollywood” (Villarreal & James, 2016), while also decried as the end of “TV’s Golden Age” and blamed for ushering in an era where “TV shows may be briefer, lower-budget and filled with the kind of product-placement ads that audiences hate and advertisers pay for” (Thielman, 2016).

Difference and Repetition: Academic Labour after RSI

updated: 
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 9:57am
Birkbeck, University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 25, 2017

Difference and Repetition: Academic Labour after RSI

Thursday 25th May 2017, 6-7:30 PM

Academic labour is often considered to be abstract and disembodied in the popular imagination, and its recent transformation by digital technologies might make this seem even more the case. But the advent of the digital also makes all with digits, physically standardising scholarly activity into the same few motions required to interact with a keyboard, mouse or screen. Academic work has a real, and for some, a lasting, corporeal impact.

UCLA's Mediascape - On Technology and Media

updated: 
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12:10pm
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Theatre, Film, and Television
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

The last decade has witnessed a transformation in electronic visual media. Film, television, video games and user- generated- content (UGC) are increasingly commingling. This has facilitated significant changes in the traditional models of production and consumption, leading to new practices and relationships as divergent production communities operate together.

Inviting applications to join editorial board

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:43am
Palgrave Communications
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2017

Palgrave Communications is a fully open access journal covering the humanities and social sciences. It welcomes interdisciplinary research.

Palgrave Communications is inviting applications from academics working in the digital humanities to join its international Editorial Board. The role of Board members is to act as ambassadors for the journal, support the in-house editorial team on an advisory basis and assist with the peer review process. For more information or to apply, please contact the Editorial Office at palcomms@palgrave.com. Applications should include a brief cover letter and CV/resume.

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