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CFP (Extended Deadline 6/26/17): Blindness and Vision, Hidden and Revealed: Interpretations of Sight in Ancient Religious Texts for PAMLA Conference 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii (11/10-12/2017)

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Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 3:46pm
Pete Steiger, Chaminade University of Honolulu
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 26, 2017

This session will examine how the notion of seeing and not seeing common in many classical religious texts was interpreted by ancient commentators to elaborate certain epistemological theories. We will consider why ancient interpreters from various religious traditions frequently applied the sense of sight analogously to the act of understanding. 

This session is also interested in papers that specifically focus on this year's theme of sight, visuality, and ways of seeing.

CFP: Women in Literature for PAMLA Conference 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii (11/10-12/2017)

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Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:19pm
Diana Newby, Columbia Universit
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

We invite proposals for papers dealing with any aspect of women in literature. This session welcomes proposals on a wide variety of topics, with particular consideration granted to papers that engage with the 2017 conference theme of "The Sense of Sight: Visuality, Visibility, & Ways of Seeing." Possible foci might include narrative perspectives and frames; visual aesthetics; voyeurism; beauty and sublimity; and/or constructions of subjectivity.

CFP: Ecocriticism (co-sponsored by Association for the Study of Literature & Environment) for PAMLA Conference 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii (11/10-12/2017)

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Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:20pm
Ted Geier, University of California, Davis
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

Papers are sought for a special session investigating any aspect of ecocriticism, including (but not limited to) ecocritical theory, environmental ethics, environmental justice, colonial and postcolonial ecologies, gender and ecology, literary representations of non-human being, and interdisciplinary investigations of literature and environmental science. This session is also interested in papers that specifically focus on this year's theme of sight, visuality, and ways of seeing.

CFP: British Literature and Culture: Long 19th Century for PAMLA Conference 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii (11/10-12/2017)

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Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:20pm
Winona Howe, La Sierra University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

Any proposals dealing with 19th century British literature and culture are welcome, but we are particularly interested in papers that relate to the conference theme "The Sense of Sight: Visuality, Visibility, and Ways of Seeing" by examining the following: theatrical posters, their relationship to the plays they promote, and their effect on popular culture; book illustrations, illustrators, and the relationships between authors and their illustrators; or issues of surveillance, the gaze, and performative identities and appearances. This session is also interested in papers that specifically focus on this year's theme of sight, visuality, and ways of seeing.

CFP (Extended Deadline 6/26/17): Labor and Literature for PAMLA Conference 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii (11/10-12/2017)

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Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 5:23pm
Leslie Lopez, University of Hawai'i, West O'ahu, Center for Labor Education and Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 26, 2017

We invite papers that illuminate all aspects of labor in literature (creative non-fiction, drama, film, poetry, prose fiction, television). Presentations on the literature of labor are welcome alongside representations of work and production of literature. 

This session is also interested in papers that specifically focus on this year's theme of sight, visuality, 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.

CFP (Extended Deadline 6/26/17): Epistemologies of Sight and Touch in American Literature for PAMLA Conference 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii (11/10-12/2017)

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Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 3:51pm
Emily Butler-Probst, University of Colorado, Boulder
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 26, 2017

This session welcomes papers that explore the nature of sight and touch as sources of knowledge in American literature. Papers analyzing the use of touch as a means of resolving doubts about visual knowledge or the different implications of gathering knowledge through sight as opposed to touch are particularly encouraged.

Individual paper presentations will be between 15 and 20 minutes long. Please submit proposals via the online system by June 26, 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: 21st Century Literature for PAMLA Conference 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii (11/10-12/2017)

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Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:21pm
John D. Schwetman, University of Minnesota, Duluth
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

This special session will examine literature of various genres and cultural contexts from the first seventeen years of the 21st century with consideration of emergent definitions of our current literary era. 

This session is also interested in papers that specifically focus on this year's theme of sight, visuality, 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:

CFP: Film and History for PAMLA Conference 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii (11/10-12/2017)

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Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:21pm
Kenneth C. Hough, University of California, Santa Barbara
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

This session will explore the intersection of film studies and history. We are looking for papers that explore filmic depictions of historical events, including motion pictures and television forms. Papers that foreground discussions of the accuracy, truthfulness, and ethics of filmic depiction, issues of historiography, and questions of the history of film-making itself are welcome. Since this year's conference theme also addresses sight, visuality, and ways of seeing, papers submitted that combine historical philosophies of film with the ontology of vision are also very welcome.

20th Generative Art International Conference

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Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:22pm
Argenia Ass & Generative Design Lab, Politecnico di Milano University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

GENERATIVE ART 2017
C A L L - F O R - P A P E R / P O S T E R / A R T W O R K S / P E R F O R M A N C E
GA2017 , the 20th Generative Art Conference, Exhibition, Live Performances
Location: MAR, Museum of Art and Classense Library in Ravenna, Italy, the (12), 13, 14 and 15 of December 2017

Keynote Announced and Deadline Extended (7/24) for Action!: Performance, Sport, and Moving Bodies in Film and Visual Media

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Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 2:46pm
The University of Pittsburgh Film Studies Graduate Student Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 24, 2017

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Doyle, University of California, Riverside, Department of English

University of Pittsburgh, September 29th-30th, 2017
Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
Call for Papers | Extended Deadline: July 24th, 2017

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