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Rethinking Film Bodies: Beyond Gender, Genre, and Excess

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:12am
SCMS, Toronto--March 14-18, 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 10, 2017

Over a quarter of a century ago, Linda Williams’ groundbreaking “Film Bodies: Gender, Genre, and Excess” was published in Film Quarterly. Her seminal article not only brought together distinct areas of film studies (genre criticism, spectatorial response, taste cultures, gender and sexuality, emotion and sensation in cinema) that are still highly relevant today, but also theoretical frameworks that have traditionally been kept separate. Although grounded in a psychoanalytic model for understanding structures of desire, fantasy, and identification, Williams’ essay at the same time marked a turning point towards a corpus of scholarship that is more attuned to and engaged with the embodied film-viewing experience.

Reportage and its Contemporary Variations–special MCLC issue (Abstracts due 8/31)

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:10am
Charles Laughlin and Li Guo
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017

 

This special issue of Modern Chinese Literature and Culture welcomes essays on reportage narratives in contemporary China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, as well as explorations of nonfiction, documentary, and the art of the real in film, media, theater or visual arts, and related theoretical interventions.

[Extended Deadline] Reworking Labor: 2017 Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 12:12pm
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 15, 2017

Reworking Labor: 2017 Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference

New Deadline for Submission: July 15th, 2017

Full Name/Organization: Tufts Graduate Humananities Conference

Contact Email:

tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

 

Reworking Labor

2017 Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference

Conference Date: October 20, 2017

Keynote Speaker: Ann Stoler, Willy Brandt Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Historical Studies, The New School for Social Research

Critical Thinking and Writing, Open Call

updated: 
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 11:53am
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 24, 2017

Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing publishes work addressing linkages between critical thinking and writing, in and across the disciplines, and it is especially interested in pieces that explore and report on connections between pedagogical theory and classroom practice. The journal also invites proposals from potential guest editors for specially themed volumes that fall within its focus and scope.

 

Advisory Board

Michele Eodice

Anne Geller

Suzanne S. Hudd

Neal Lerner

Sally Elizabeth Mitchell

Tim Moore

Robert A. Smart

Kathleen Blake Yancey

 

Special Issue of the European Journal of American Culture: American Horror Story

updated: 
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 11:53am
Harriet Earle, Sheffield Hallam University, UK and Jessica Clark, University of Suffolk, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 10, 2017

Call for Papers: Special Issue of the European Journal of American Culture: American Horror Story

 

Call for Papers: Special Issue of the European Journal of American Culture

American Horror Story

 

Guest Editors:

Harriet Earle, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

Jessica Clark, University of Suffolk, UK

 

Film Festival in South Asia: A dialogic approach (a two-day workshop)

updated: 
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 11:52am
De Montfort University (Leicester, UK) and English and Foreign Languages University (Hyderabad, India)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 10, 2017

Organisers: De Montfort University (Leicester, UK) and English and Foreign Languages University (Hyderabad, India)

Dates: 7-8 September 2017

Location: English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad (India)

Theme: Film Festivals in South Asia - 2 days Workshop

Deadline for proposals: 10 August 2017

Dear Colleagues,

Edited Collection: The CW Network

updated: 
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 11:52am
Ashley Carlson, University of Montana Western, and Lisa K. Perdigao, Florida Institute of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Call for Papers: The CW Network

 

estrema — Interdisciplinary Review for the Humanities CFP

updated: 
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 11:51am
Centre for Comparative Studies - School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

estrema: Interdisciplinary Review for the Humanities is an on-line publication of the Centre for Comparative Studies (CEC) of the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon (FLUL). Its exclusive goal is to publish the papers of both undergraduate and graduate students. Giving its interdisciplinary character, estrema accepts works developing comparative approaches to some of the following areas:

  • Literature
  • Music
  • Cinema
  • Critical Theory
  • Visual arts

 

Palgrave Macmillan Anthology on Arthur Miller

updated: 
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 11:51am
David Palmer, President, The Arthur Miller Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The Arthur Miller Society
Call for Proposals

A Palgrave Macmillan Anthology on Arthur Miller for the 21st Century

The ghost of the author and the author of the ghost

updated: 
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 11:37am
Altre Modernità, Università degli Studi di Milano ITALY
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 10, 2017

n. 19 – 5/2018

 The ghost of the author and the author of the ghost

edited by Ana María González Luna and Paolo Caponi

Silent Horror

updated: 
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 11:25am
Murray Leeder/University of Calgary
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 7, 2017

This is a CFP for a panel at the 2018 meeting of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS), to be held March 14-18, 2018 at the Sheraton Centre, Toronto, ON, March  about which you may read here: http://cmstudies.site-ym.com/?page=conference.

 

CFP La Deleuziana 6 : Milieux of Desire

updated: 
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 11:25am
La Deleuziana
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

Milieux of Desire

Call for paper

Peer-reviewed journal La Deleuziana

 

Editors: Jeanne Etelain, New York University; Anaïs Nony, Florida State University

 

Edited Volume: Violent Narrators in Spanish American Contemporary Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 11:23am
Ana Maria Mutis / Trinity University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

NEW DEADLINE - 1/15/2018

The topic of violence has been of significant importance in Spanish American literature. Brutal dictatorships, revolutionary wars, drug-related violence, and guerrilla warfare have left a strong imprint on contemporary Spanish American literature. Despite this, there are few literary works presented through the point of view of the perpetrator of violence and told in his or her voice. Consequently, few studies investigate the construction of these voices and analyze the effect of this narrative design in the literature of violence.

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