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UPDATE: [20th] Refractory â Series TV (1/15/08: Journal issue)

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Monday, September 3, 2007 - 11:52pm
Dr. Lucian Chaffey

CALL FOR PAPERS â€" NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE

Refractory: a Journal of Entertainment Media is a refereed,
peer-reviewed, e-journal that explores the diverging and intersecting
aspects of current and past entertainment media. The journal is
published by the Cinema Studies Program, School of Culture and
Communication, University of Melbourne.

http://www.refractory.unimelb.edu.au/

Submission of completed articles (4â€"6000 words) + brief bio: 8/15/08
Publication: Autumn 2008

ISSUE THEME: Series TV: New fields of critical thought and radical
perspectives on series televisuality.

UPDATE: [Collections] The Business of Entertainment

updated: 
Monday, September 3, 2007 - 10:22pm
Robert Sickels

We are seeking just a few more additional contributions for the articles
that will ultimately make-up Volumes 2 & 3 (Music & TV) of The Business of
Entertainment: Movies, Music, & Television, a 3 volume series under
contract with Praeger Press. Please pass this call on to any colleagues
you think might be interested.

UPDATE: [International] "The Idea of Presence" (9/15/07; Bucharest, 11/30/07-12/1/07)

updated: 
Monday, September 3, 2007 - 8:09pm
Oana Fotache

Dear all,

The deadline for abstracts and bios for the conference "THE IDEA OF
PRESENCE" (Bucharest, Romania, 30th November-1st December 2007) has been
extended to September 15th 2007.

Best regards,
Oana

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UPDATE: [Computing-Internet] "Beyond Boundaries" International Digital Media and Arts Association Conference (9/10/2)

updated: 
Monday, September 3, 2007 - 7:38pm
Jeff Ritchie

"Beyond Boundaries" â€" The push and pull of change in the academic
environment is the subject of the fifth annual International Digital Media
and Arts Association (iDMAa) Conference.

It's about connecting â€" beyond traditional technologies, beyond
disciplines, beyond divisions, beyond institutions, and beyond geography.
In digital media, communications and art we connect beyond these boundaries
every day. This conference is the opportunity to discuss and explore how
these connections affect our research, our practice, our pedagogy, and our
curriculum. What is the significance of boundaries in a digital world?

CFP: [Collections] Literary Darwinism in the American Scene

updated: 
Monday, September 3, 2007 - 5:20pm
Tina Gianquitto

We are seeking submissions for a book collection that explores literary
Darwinism in the American scene. Essays will examine the ways in which
Darwinian language reinvigorated literary narratives by providing writers
with a new vocabulary to describe human affairs and interactions with
other living organisms. We expect to include articles that address texts
written from the publication of On the Origin of Species (1859) through
the present day. Comparative studies that examine texts of a single
writer before and after publication of the Origin are also welcome.
Submissions should explore the diverse issues that arose as a result of

CFP: [General] Hip Hop Cultures

updated: 
Monday, September 3, 2007 - 3:59pm
Enrique Morales-Diaz

Call for Papers

The editors of Phoebe: Journal of Gender and Cultural Critiques seek
articles for a special issue on Hip Hop Cultures. Specifically, the
editors are looking for articles that address one of the following themes:
  Hip Hop Sexualities
    The role of women
    LGBTQ hip hop

  The globalization of Hip Hop
    Migrants and Hip Hop
    Hip Hop Music, Rai Music, & Beur Culture
    New Hip Hop nations
    Intersections of ethnicities & nationalities in Hip Hop
     
  Hip Hop Literature
  Hip Hop and Reggaeton
    Women in Hip Hop v. Women in Reggaeton

CFP: [International] Addiction and Obsession Conference

updated: 
Monday, September 3, 2007 - 3:21pm
Lisa Hall

CALL FOR PAPERS

* OBSESSION AND ADDICTION *

An International Cultural Intersections Symposium
Kingston University, UK
 9 - 11 July 2008

Is obsession all-consuming passion or pathological deviance?
Is addiction a compulsion or a choice, an irresistible lust for pleasure
or a chronic self-destructive disease? What is the relationship between
obsession, addiction and the arts?

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] PCAACA 2008 Language Attitudes

updated: 
Monday, September 3, 2007 - 2:47pm
Patricia Donaher

CALL FOR PAPERS! - Language Attitudes and Popular Linguistics Area
2008 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
San Francisco Marriott - March 19-22, 2008

CFP: [International] The Spanish Civil War: History, Memory, Representation, Cardiff, UK, 9th-10th February, 2008

updated: 
Monday, September 3, 2007 - 1:07pm
Anindya Raychaudhuri

The Spanish Civil War: History, Memory, Representation
An International Interdisciplinary Conference
Date: 9th-10th February, 2008
Venue: Temple of Peace, Cardiff.

"The past was erased, the erasure was forgotten, the lie became truth." -
 George Orwell

“History…is a Spanish battlefield.” â€" Giles Tremlett

Seventy years ago Spain was engulfed in a long and bloody civil war, pre-
empting a struggle which would in a few years erupt across Europe and the
rest of the world. In the decades since the Spanish conflict has been
endlessly discussed and written about, and represented in countless
literary, cinematic and visual works of art.

CFP: [Renaissance] Stuart Drama and Its Discontents (10/1; NEMLA 4/08 conference)

updated: 
Monday, September 3, 2007 - 12:34pm
Miles Taylor

Accepted for April 10-14 2008 Northeast MLA Convention in Buffalo, NY.

This panel examines instances and intersections of theatrical discourse in
the pamphlets and plays of Jacobean and Caroline England, towards exploring
the complex and ambivalent ways that theatre and theatricality are figured
in Stuart drama. From the omnipresent metaphor of theatre to the staging
of theatre in plays within plays, Stuart dramatists respond to and at times
reflect profound cultural uncertainty about the purpose and effects of
playing. Papers on this panel will illustrate the complicated notions about
theatre within the Stuart theatre itself.

CFP: [International] Modernist Magazines and Politics, 1900-1939

updated: 
Monday, September 3, 2007 - 8:57am
Helene AJI

Modernist Magazines and Politics, 1900-1939.
Université du Maine (Le Mans, France), 6-8 June 2008.
Call for Papers
This is an international conference organised by the Université du Maine
with the participation of the Université de Rennes II and the Modernist
Magazine Research Group based at the University of Paris III-Sorbonne
Nouvelle. Its aim is to continue research already underway into the role
and importance of magazines in the emergence and propagation of artistic
and literary modernism on the international stage. The conference will
examine the relations between modernist magazines -- English, American and
others -- and the political context in the years 1900 to 1939, focusing on

CFP: [Postcolonial] Call for Papers (The Historian-A Biannual Research journal)

updated: 
Monday, September 3, 2007 - 8:21am
HUSSAIN AHMAD KHAN

Call for Papers (The Historian-A Biannual Research journal)
Department of History, GC University, Lahore, Pakistan invites research
papers for publication in The Historian, a referred bi-annual research
journal. The next issue is primarily intended to examine the relationship
between culture and colonialism. The papers should examine the
institutional and pedagogical practices in the colonial Punjab. We would
keenly welcome theoretically innovative papers analyzing the nexus of
culture and the legacies of imperialism in the contemporary (Indian &
Pakistani) Punjab.
Possible areas of study may be:
Education as a colonizing technology
Education as cultural capital in contemporary Punjab

CFP: [20th] Comics Conference on Sex, Gender, and Sexuality (UF, 3/21-22)

updated: 
Monday, September 3, 2007 - 7:04am
Lyndsay Brown

The University of Florida's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce the 2008
UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels: "ImageSexT: Intersections of Sex, Gender, and
Sexuality," which will be held in Gainesville, Florida, on March 21-22, 2008.

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