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

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

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

Action!: Performance, Sport, and Moving Bodies in Film and Visual Media

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:06pm
The University of Pittsburgh Film Studies Graduate Student Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 10, 2017

University of Pittsburgh, September 29th-30th, 2017
Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
Call for Papers | Deadline: July 10th, 2017

(CFP: PAMLA 2017) Images of Crisis

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 8:21am
Toshiaki Komura / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

Session Title - Images of Crisis: Poetic Ways of Seeing Disasters

This session seeks papers on representations of "crisis" in literature, broadly defined. A non-exhaustive list of the questions raised by this panel may include: what happens when images of crises, disasters, or ruins are mediated through literature? How do images connect to understanding and knowledge? How does ekphrasis limit or enhance the possibilities of empathy? What are the obligations of our conscience as readers? What are the ethics of writing or reading about cruelties and atrocities? Areas of inquiry encompass, but are not limited to, the following:

Shakespeare and the Greater Middle East

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:34pm
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

Call for papers: special issue of Shakespeare: ‘Shakespeare and the Greater Middle East’

Guest edited by R. M. Christofides, University of Liverpool. 

Religion, Normativity, Method

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:36pm
Virginia Graduate Colloquium - UVa Religious Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017


Religion, Method, Normativity 

Virginia Graduate Colloquium

Theology, Ethics, Culture

 University of Virginia

13-14 October 2017


Religions make normative claims and scholars have normative commitments. However, religious studies often conceives of itself as an empirical discipline, aligning itself with other disciplines that are ostensibly descriptive, like history, sociology, and anthropology. This tension has led to polarization within religious studies.

Call for Papers- Colorado Critical Review Issue 2.1

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:35pm
Colorado Critical Review
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 26, 2017

We are pleased to announce that the Colorado Critical Review (CCR) is currently seeking submissions for issue 2.1 from both emerging and established scholars.

Firmly centered on the importance of critique, advocacy, and the forwarding of alternatives, CCR seeks to publish a comprehensive and diverse body of work that supports these ideals. We seek a broad range of submissions in a variety of formats and approaches—scholarly articles, essays, interviews, designs, art, poetry, multimedia and other works—that encourage and codify interdisciplinarity through incisiveness, analysis, ingenuity and integration. 

101 Years of Ostranenie, Slavic Studies Conference

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 2:06pm
University of Genoa, Italy
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Following the lead of the 2016 Slavic Studies Conference held in Padua and Venice, we propose to further the discussion of Slavic Studies among young scholars by hosting a new meeting at the University of Genoa. This second edition of the conference, directed at doctoral students and recent PhDs (whose degrees have been completed within the last 4 years), will be devoted to the topic of ostranenie.

The Voyeur in (and of) Fiction

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 2:06pm
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

Voyeurism functions in fiction in many ways: as state surveillance, as individual stalking, and even, arguably, in the acts of reading and writing. This panel will consider voyeurism through voyeur-tinged original fiction and critical papers both on voyeuristic works of fiction and on the voyeurism of the reader/writer/character relationship.

Expansive Reflections: Returning to the Feminisms of the 1970s

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 2:09pm
Kim Lamm and Shilyh Warren
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

A return to the feminisms of the 1970s is one of the most salient dimensions of feminist studies to emerge over the last decade. This proposed volume seeks essays that reflect on this return—evident not only in academia, but in emergent activist feminisms of the 21st century—and speculate on what it means for feminist scholarship, politics, and cultural production.

This interdisciplinary anthology invites work by scholars in fields such as Film Studies, Philosophy, Art History, Cultural Studies, Visual and Cultural Anthropology, Literary and Historical studies, Media Studies, Women’s Studies, and beyond.