category: science and culture

Panel CFP: "The Transforming Figure: New Histories of Metamorphosis in Animation" SCMS: Deadline Aug. 4, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies (Montreal, March 25-29, 2015)
contact email: 
nmiller@loyola.edu

In animation studies “metamorphosis” has been a versatile term designating a range of distinct, recurring, visual tropes, from “squash and stretch” effects that date at least to nineteenth-century phenakistoscopes to the fluid transformations of the Fleischers’ rotoscoped Koko the Clown to the “plasmaticness” Eisenstein celebrated in Disney cartoons. Recently animation scholarship has opened new, provocative lines of inquiry into the

[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 18th, 2014

CORRECTED CFP: PCA/ACA 2015 National Conference, April 1-4, 2015, New Orleans: Proposals Due: 11/1/14

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA 2015 National Conference
contact email: 
cfrancis@bloomu.edu

CFP: Medievalism in Popular Culture

PCA/ACA 2015 National Conference
April 1-4, 2015 – New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans Marriott

SOCRATES EDITION-II VOL: III ISSUE SEPTEMBER 2014: ISSN 2347-2146 & ISSN 2347-6869

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

3rd Global Conference: Play on the Edges (November 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
play3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Play on the Edges

Saturday 1st November – Monday 3rd November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

Contamination from Above (Submissions Due February 2, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Writing from Below
contact email: 
k.quinn@latrobe.edu.au

"What if there were, lodged within the heart of the law itself, a law of impurity or a principle of contamination?"
-Jacques Derrida, "The Law of Genre"

THE THEME

Teaching Disability: Transformations special issue

full name / name of organization: 
Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy
contact email: 
transformations@njcu.edu

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR A SPECIAL ISSUE,

TEACHING DISABILITY

TRANSFORMATIONS: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy

Deadline: August 15, 2014

Sarah Chinn, Guest Editor

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies - University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
MArenaissanceconference@gmail.com

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst will host its twelfth annual graduate student conference on Saturday, October 11, 2014.

SOCRATES : CALL FOR PAPER

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

http://www.socratesjournal.com/p/call-for-paper-new.html

SOCRATES is an International, Multi-lingual, Multi-disciplinary Refereed and Indexed Scholalry Journal.

CFP: 9th Global Conference: National and Cultural Histories of the Erotic

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
er9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference: National and Cultural Histories of the Erotic

Tuesday 4th November – Thursday 6th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

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