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[Update] (Final Deadline Extension, July 18th)--Screen Textures: Haptics, Tactility, and the Moving Image, October 17–18, 2014

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 1:59pm
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Film Studies Graduate Student Organization, University of Pittsburgh


UPDATE: Final submission deadline- Friday, July 18th, 2014

UPDATE: Keynote by Eugenie Brinkema, Assistant Professor of Literature at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Brinkema teaches Film Studies and her fields of specialty include Film Theory; Violence and Representation; Embodiment and Affect; Critical Theory; Psychoanalysis and Continental Philosophy; Gender and Sexuality Studies. Brinkema is the author of The Forms of the Affects (Duke University Press, 2014).

"When verbal and visual representation is saturated, meanings seep into bodily and other dense, seemingly silent registers."
Laura Marks, The Skin of the Film


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

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 1:14pm
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PCA/ACA 2015 National Conference
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CFP: Medievalism in Popular Culture

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

The Medievalism in Popular Culture Area (now the combined areas of Arthurian and Other Medievalism) accepts papers on all topics that explore either popular culture during the Middle Ages or transcribe some aspect of the Middle Ages into the popular culture of later periods. These representations can occur in any genre, including film, television, novels, graphic novels, gaming, advertising, art, etc. For this year's conference, I would like to encourage submissions on some of the following topics:

Medievalism in Popular Culture, PCA/ACA, April 1-4, 2015, New Orleans: Proposals Due 11/1/14

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 12:57pm
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2015 Popular Cultural Association National Confernce
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The Medievalism in Popular Culture Area (now the combined areas of Arthurian and Other Medievalism) accepts papers on all topics that either explore popular culture during the Middle Ages or transcribe some aspect of the Middle Ages into the popular culture of later periods. These representations can occur in any genre, including film, television, novels, graphic novels, gaming, advertising, etc. For this year's conference, I would like to encourage submissions on some of the following topics:

21st Century Journal of Mathematics Now Accepts Manuscripts Submission

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 11:33am
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World Journal of Academic Advances
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21st Century Journal of Mathematics (CJM) is now accepting papers for publication in August issue. We welcome original contributions. Articles submitted should not have been previously published or be currently under consideration for publication anywhere else and should report original unpublished research results.
The Journal is a peer reviewed multidisciplinary international journal publishing original and high-quality articles covering a wide range of topics in mathematics

Contamination from Above (Submissions Due February 2, 2015)

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 7:06am
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Writing from Below
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"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
Unlawfulness, impurity, contamination: in the porous and scattered disciplines of gender, sexuality and diversity studies, these are the forces and strategies that impel our criticism and creation, the ethos of the fugitive journal Writing from Below.

SPECIAL ISSUE: GLOBAL NIGHTLIFE CULTURES

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 6:19am
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Journal of Popular Music Studies
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THE JOURNAL OF POPULAR MUSIC STUDIES invites submissions for a special issue on global nightlife cultures. There's a myth that to be interested in nightlife -- to party, to seek pleasure in the night, to devote oneself to a club scene and its music -- is to somehow be less concerned with the more "serious" aspects of everyday life. After all, how can you feasibly go to work tomorrow if you've been out until 6 a.m. or later? Ears ringing from pounding dance music. Club stamps still visible on your wrists. Isn't it better to stay at home, safe in the bosom of domesticity and fully tucked away from the ribald dangers and creatures of the night?

Representing and Remembering the Holocaust Online Research Forum

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 4:32am
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Holocaust, contemporary genocide, popular culture and digital technology research group
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After a highly successful first digital forum, the Holocaust, contemporary genocide, popular culture and digital technology research group issues this call for papers for the next online forum.

Topics may include, but not exclusively:

• Holocaust and genocide representation in contemporary theatre, film, television and digital media;

• Opportunities and challenges digital technology offers to Holocaust and genocide memory;

• Understandings of the Holocaust and genocide in relation to trauma studies, memory studies; cultural studies; historiography and other readings;

• Holocaust and genocide commemoration and education particularly in relation to media and technology;

Teaching Disability: Transformations special issue

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Monday, July 7, 2014 - 11:24pm
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Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy
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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

The editors seek articles (5,000-10,000 words) and media essays (overviews on books, film, video, performance, art, music, websites, etc. 3,000 to 5,000 words), and items for the "Material Culture of Teaching" section, that explore teaching disability. This issue will be guest edited by Sarah Chinn.

"Kierkegaard and Political Theology" APA-Pacific Meeting, April 1 - April 5, 2015, Vancouver

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Monday, July 7, 2014 - 5:15pm
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American Philosophical Association - Pacific Division, Political Theology Group
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*CALL FOR PAPERS*

"Kierkegaard and Political Theology"

Meeting of the Political Theology Group to be held with the Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association, April 1- April 5, 2015, at The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver.

Papers exploring the relation between Kierkegaard and political theology are welcome. Possible topics might include:

(1) Comparative studies between Kierkegaard and the following philosophers: Jürgen Habermas, Charles Taylor, Simon Critchley, Slavoj Žižek, or Giorgio Agamben.

(2) How Kierkegaard's thought might inform or contribute to post-secular theory.

(3) Kierkegaard and Christian nationalism.

Enduring Questions Course Development Grants

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Monday, July 7, 2014 - 3:57pm
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National Endowment for the Humanities

The National Endowment for the Humanities offers grants of up to $38,000 to support the development of a new course that will foster intellectual community through the study of an enduring question.

Deadline: September 11, 2014

For more information about Enduring Questions, please visit http://www.neh.gov/grants/education/enduring-questions.

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