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“Technologies of Media History” - Reviews for MEDIASCAPE issue on "History and Technology in Cinema, Media, and Visual Culture"

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MEDIASCAPE, UCLA's Journal of Film, Television, and Digital Media
contact email: 
mediascape@tft.ucla.edu


Technologies of Media History
Reviews section of MEDIASCAPE - Call for Papers

For the upcoming issue of MEDIASCAPE, Reviews is seeking submissions that investigate how various technologies of media enable history to be read, constructed, interfaced with, interfered with, or disseminated. The history of the moving image is dependent on the technologies used to facilitate a dialogue amongst the audience, the text, and the extra-text. Digital Media artists and their audiences have experienced significant technological shifts in the multi-faceted medium with which they engage, leading to novel styles and new spaces of representing history. Complicating the ways in which history is (re)recorded and (re)created by “older” media technologies, film is now a ubiquitous medium, one that permeates our everyday consciousness while persistently forging its own historical account. In general, the history of how media has evolved to its present forms is rich and varied. This history is intimately connected with the conversations between consumers and creators, and also dependent on the technologies of production, distribution, and exhibition.

"History of Media, History through Media" - MEDIASCAPE issue on "History and Technology in Cinema, Media, and Visual Culture"

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MEDIASCAPE (Columns Section)
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mediascape@tft.ucla.edu


History of Media, History Through Media
Columns section of MEDIASCAPE - Call for Papers

The intersection of history and media has created a multiplicity of complex discourses. For this issue of MEDIASCAPE, Columns is seeking submissions that address the difficulty—and perhaps improbability—of adequately creating history through media or creating a history of media. Of particular interest is research that comments on the myth-making power of mediated history in film, television, and new media.

LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE: CHALLENGES IN AN ALITERATE AGE November 2012

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University of Nizwa
contact email: 
alitunizwa@gmail.com

Aliteracy, the condition of being able to read but not doing so, is a problematic fact in education, with particular repercussions in the teaching of language, literature, linguistics and translation

Networked New York, March 9, 2012 (DEADLINE: January 5, 2012)

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New York University's Colloquium in American Literature and Culture
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

"History and Digital Media" - META section of MEDIASCAPE issue on "History and Technology in Cinema, Media, and Visual Culture"

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MEDIASCAPE
contact email: 
mediascape@tft.ucla.edu

History and Digital Media

META section of MEDIASCAPE - Call for Papers

Creators of digital media products have significantly altered methods of film production, distribution and exhibition over the last decade, which has in turn effectively reshaped academic approaches to film studies. Scholars who once examined the medium of “film” rather narrowly, as predominantly text-based, now face with the advent of new technologies a radically transformed field. Through this process, the archive has undergone substantial changes as well. Film has become a ubiquitous medium, readily accessible for both professionals and amateurs. How has the progression of digital media technologies shaped the role of history in film and media studies?

Activist Performance in/and Canada A Graduate Symposium at York University, 12 April 2012.

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Department of Theatre, York University
contact email: 
activist.performance.york@gmail.com

Activist Performance in/and Canada
A Graduate Symposium at York University, 12 April 2012.

[UPDATE] Practicing Humanities Research in the 21st Century [12/14/11;2/17/12]

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Natures: an annual graduate humanities conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Deadline for 200 word abstracts extended to Dec. 14. Conference to be held on Feb. 17, 2012 in Riverside, CA at La Sierra University. Please visit website for details: http://44547.orgsync.com/org/naturesconference/Natures2012cfp

Literature and Politics Sessions, PCA/ACA (4/11-14/2012) Deadline: Dec 22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
George Moore, Area Chair, Literature and Politics, PCA/ACA
contact email: 
mooreg@colorado.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: LITERATURE & POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION, BOSTON 2012

2012 POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS’ JOINT CONFERENCE (PCA/ACA) IN BOSTON

[Update] The Apocalypse in Popular Culture Feb 8-11; Abstract Dec 15th - Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Trayers SWTX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

2012, the year of the Mayan predicted apocalypse, will certainly be a stellar year for apocalyptic research.

Native American Literature Session at the South Central MLA Conference San Antonio: 11/8-11/10/

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South Central College English Association- submission deadline: March15, 2012
contact email: 
trever.holland@okstate.edu

South Central Modern Language Association is accepting 500 word abstract/proposals for its session on Native American Literature.

[UPDATE] PULP STUDIES AREA: EXTENDED DEADLINE DEC. 22

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Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference, Boston, MA, Apr 11-14 2012
contact email: 
j.everet@usciences.edu

Call for Proposals
The Legacy of Pulp Fiction

Pulp Studies Area
Popular Culture/American Culture Association National Conference
Boston, MA
April 11-14 2012

DEADLINE EXTENDED:

Research Fellowship - Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing
contact email: 
wallbm@nursing.upenn.edu

The Barbara Bates Center for The Study of the History of Nursing offers fellowships and research awards of up to $5,000 to support: residence at the Center, ongoing collaboration with nurse historians

Media and the Arab Spring, 14-15 April 2012

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University College Dublin
contact email: 
liam.kennedy@ucd.ie

There is a widespread perception that media – old and especially new – have significantly influenced the events of the “Arab Spring”.

Asian Performance - Annual AAP Conference, Washington, DC, Aug 1-2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Asian Performance
contact email: 
acyhuang05@gmail.com

ASSOCIATION FOR ASIAN PERFORMANCE 12TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE
August 1-2, 2012
Washington, D.C.

[UPDATE] Visual Memory: Mind, Monument, Metaphor (Proposals due Jan 15, 2012; MadLit Conference March 1-3 , 2012)

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University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The Graduate Student Association of the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to invite papers for the 8th annual MadLit conference to be held March 1-3, 2012.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED (20 January 2012) Generation M:Resetting Modernist Time (11-12 May 2012, Amsterdam)

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Generation M: Resetting Modernist Time / 11-12 May 2012 / Amsterdam
contact email: 
genm2012@gmail.com

Are Modernists aware of themselves as Modernists?

Marilyn Monroe as Author (ALA, May 24-27); (deadline 1/3)

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Zachary Lamm
contact email: 
zlamm@uic.edu

Seeking papers on any topic related to Marilyn Monroe's writings, with special interest in the recently-released archival collections Fragments and MM-Personal.

Marilyn Monroe as Author (ALA, May 24-27); (deadline 1/3)

full name / name of organization: 
Zachary Lamm
contact email: 
zlamm@uic.edu

Seeking papers on any topic related to Marilyn Monroe's writings, with special interest in the recently-released archival collections Fragments and MM-Personal.

[UPDATE] Sex...or Something Like It deadline extended

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Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
csunsigma@gmail.com

The deadline for abstracts for Sigma Tau Delta's Spring colloquium has been extended!

UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENSION: CEA-CC Annual Conference "On Exile and Its Variations"

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COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION-CARIBBEAN CHAPTER (CEA-CC)
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

College English Association-Caribbean Chapter (CEA-CC)

Annual 2012 Conference: 23-24 March 2012

“On exile and its variations”

University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo

ImageTexT Shakespeare and Visual Rhetoric Special Issue

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ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies
contact email: 
khshaeffer@gmail.com

ImageTexT is currently seeking submissions for a special issue on Shakespeare and Visual Rhetoric, to be released in Fall 2012.

CFP: Essay Collection Tentatively Titled Supernaturally Grimm: Fairy Tales on TV, proposals due January 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Pauline Greenhill/University of Winnipeg and Jill Terry Rudy/Brigham Young University
contact email: 
jill_rudy@byu.edu and p.greenhill@uwinnipeg.ca

Pauline Greenhill and Jill Rudy are soliciting proposals for a book
> project which will gather new, original, previously unpublished essays

CFP: At the Round Table

full name / name of organization: 
A. P. Lamberti / University of Northern Iowa
contact email: 
round.table.food.writing@gmail.com

Among scholarly, trade, and popular texts, food has been addressed as

[UPDATE] Material Cultures in the Space Between, 1914-1945, 14-16 June 2012, proposals due 2 Jan 2012

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The Space Between Society: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
cbuck@wheatonma.edu

Call for Papers: Material Cultures in the Space Between, 1914-1945
DEADLINE EXTENDED to 2 January 2012

Proposals requested for the 14th Annual Conference of

*REVISED KEYNOTE* Seventeenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (March 30, 2012/proposals due January 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
rkates@mtsu.edu

Seventeenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (March 30, 2012/proposals due January 30, 2012)

Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email:
Ron.Kates@mtsu.edu

Faulkner and Digital Humanities Panel for Faulkner Conference, July 7-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Cornell
contact email: 
cornellgoldw@fordham.edu

Short paper abstracts are sought for a panel called “Faulkner and the Digital Humanities” to be proposed to the 39th Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, which will take place in Oxford,

Stet Journal, Issue 2 "Metamorphosis and Change"

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Chisomo Kalinga/ King's College London
contact email: 
chisomo.kalinga@kcl.ac.uk

 
Stet Journal, Issue 2: www.stetjournal.org

Issue 2: Metamorphosis and Change

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (DEADLINE EXTENDED - 12/15)

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North Carolina State University (NCSU) Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

[UPDATE] "Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences"

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British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:

“Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 9-10, 2012

Rebecca Harding Davis Panel at SSAWW Oct. 13-20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
RCadwallader@francis.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will organize one session at the triennial conference of the Society for the Study of American Women Writers.

Invitation_3CFP_2012_Problems of Management in the 21st Century

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SCIENTIA SOCIALIS, UAB
contact email: 
problemsofmanagement@gmail.com

SCIENTIFIC METHODICAL CENTRE
„SCIENTIA EDUCOLOGICA“

MEMORY REMAINS Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

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Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

March 31 - April 1, 2012

Orientalism/Orientalisms - Altre Modernità n.8 -11/2012; ABSTRACT DELIVERY: 10 February 2012

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Università degli Studi di Milano - ITALY
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

Orientalism/Orientalisms

Edited by Nicoletta Vallorani and Emanuele Monegato

In 1978, Edward Said publishes Orientalism. This essay marks a turning point in

The Canadian Fantastic: Special Issue: Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts

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Graham J. Murphy; Chrissie Mains
contact email: 
Graham.Murphy@trentu.ca; cemains@shaw.ca

Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts: The ‘Canadian Fantastic” Call for Papers

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics [Update]

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The Department of Comparative Literature Binghamton University
contact email: 
formoflife2012@gmail.com

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics
The Department of Comparative Literature
Binghamton University
March 2nd-3rd 2012

Keynote Speaker:
K.L. Evans
Yeshiva University

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