Most stage adaptations are written by someone other than the author of the source material, but this panel will examine the issues and complexities that arise when an author chooses to transition a work from a narrative into a dramatic form. Given the unique aspects of dramatic writing (the economy of expression, the restrictions of time and space, the immediacy of the action, the reliance on dialogue and movement, etc.), what might motivate an author to adapt his or her fictional work and what does the adaption reveal about the original text (as well as the author)? Papers about contemporary writers are particularly welcomed.
Boundaries of the Human in the Study of Persuasion
Alex C. Parrish (James Madison University)
Kristian Bjørkdahl (Rokkan Centre for Social Studies)
We are seeking paper proposals for a standing session on Oceanic Literature and Culture at PAMLA 2015, which will take place from November 6th-8th at Portland State University, Oregon.
This session is open to a broad range of topics pertaining to Oceania, including: travel narratives, tourism, colonialism, post-colonialism, exploration, and cultural exchange.
The 113th Annual PAMLA Conference will be held at the Hilton Portland and Executive Tower and Portland State University in Portland, Oregon, on November 6-8, 2015.
This standing sessions seeks papers on any topic in American literature before 1865. Please submit your paper title, a 500 word proposal, and a 50 word abstract via our online proposal system here: http://www.pamla.org/2015/proposals by May 15, 2015.
AV equipment is very limited this year, so please indicate whether you plan on needing AV support.
I'm a f/t professor in cinema with recent success running a two semester university course on film-making on your mobile phone (See Baker's "Tangerine" 2015 at Sundance for an inspiring example [not my work]). My schtick is using the mobile phones and tablets students already have in their pockets plus freely available editing software to create low-tech solutions to high-tech shooting dilemmas. Why? Because I had to run a university film-school before any equipment arrived. I've got enough from my lecture notes for the bare bones of a textbook on the subject but I want more content and am willing to pay for it (or share authorship if the contribution so warrants). So ...
Globalization, understood as the expanding integration of economic, cultural, political, technological and social activities on a worldwide scale, presents challenges, opportunities, and crises, which can involve emerging literacies and changing modes of thought. How might critical thinking and writing pedagogies shape and/or be shaped by this growing complexity? Double Helix welcomes the submission of work that both explores linkages of critical thinking and writing and considers how that work might contribute to, and perhaps to some extent define, the role of the university in the context of globalization.
The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2016.
The Libraries, Archives, Museums, and Collectionsarea of the Northeast Popular/American Culture Association welcomes paper submissions from librarians, archivists, curators, graduate students, faculty, collectors, writers, patrons, and researchers of popular culture and information settings of all types.
We encourage panel proposals, as well as, individual submissions.
NEPCA's 2015 fall conference will be held on the campus of Colby-Sawyer College (New London, NH)the weekend of October 30-31, 2015.
The deadline for proposals is June 15, 2015.
CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS ON FILM
2015 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
35 West Fifth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
October 1-4, 2015
Please submit abstract (250 words) or panel proposal (including titles) on any aspect of Film to the MPCA/ACA submissions website (submissions.mpcaaca.org).
Deadline for receipt of submissions is April 30, 2015.
The deadline for paper proposals for the 2015 PAMLA Conference in Portland, Oregon (to be held at Portland State University and the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower on Friday, November 6 – Sunday, November 8, 2015) is May 15, 2015.
PAMLA has almost 150 approved sessions on topics ranging from American Literature before 1865 and Italian Cinema to the Films of Richard Linklater and Narrative and Time (please see PAMLA's CFP page for a full list of approved sessions: http://www.pamla.org/2015/topic-area ). You may propose a paper to any of these sessions via PAMLA's online paper submission system. See pamla.org/2015 for more information.
This approved session on Jewish Literature and Culture for the November 6-8, 2015 Portland, OR PAMLA Conference welcomes paper proposals on any aspect of Jewish literature and culture, but papers exploring Jewish concepts of time and/or memory are particularly welcome. Submit paper proposals to pamla.org/2015 online submission system.
Call for papers:
We invite essays (of no more than 9,500 words) that address any aspect of "mocking bird technologies," with a special emphasis on tracking the elusive history and poetics of the "starling" trope within a global and comparative context.
As part of a five-volume reference encyclopedia examining contemporary issues that people of color experience in the United States, this Call for Papers for Volume 5 focuses on immigration and migration. This includes original essays and debate questions.
See our website for details:
Dr Rachel Moss (Oxford) &
Dr Sarah Dunnigan (Edinburgh)
In recent years, scholars from a range of disciplines have considered how concepts such as 'family' and 'the home' can be used to understand and explore the wider structures of medieval society. This interdisciplinary conference will bring together researchers from across the Humanities, in order to consider these approaches and to identify new avenues for the study of family life in the medieval world.
CALL FOR CHAPTERS: Edited Collection on the Use of Popular Culture in
Medical and Health Education.
Call for Papers: deadline May 15, 2015
PAMLA - Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
113th Annual Conference - Portland, Oregon,
Friday, Nov 6 – Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015