2011 Film Studies Association of Canada Conference

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Film Studies Association of Canada
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aaron.taylor2@uleth.ca

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
FSAC 2011
FILM STUDIES ASSOCIATION OF CANADA
ANNUAL CONFERENCE

University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University
June 2-4, 2011
Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences

Congress Theme
Coasts and Continents: Exploring Peoples and Places

www.congress2011.ca

FSAC is now seeking proposals for its annual conference. We welcome proposals on topics related to the Congress theme, or on any other film or media studies topic.

Proposal Submission Deadline: January 30, 2011

Please submit your proposal as an attachment (.doc or .rtf format) to: conference2011@filmstudies.ca.

We invite proposals for individual presentations, pre-constituted panels, workshops or round-tables, and for screenings, exhibitions and other events.

Individual Presentation Proposals must include:

• Name, rank/status, institutional affiliation and email address
• Title of presentation
• Abstract of no more than 250 words describing the presentation.
• Four relevant keywords
• Six bibliographic references

Submit as attachment by email, with subject heading “Presentation Proposal” to:
conference2011@filmstudies.ca

Panel Proposals must include:

• Chairʼs name, rank/status, institutional affiliation and email address
• Title of panel
• Abstract of no more than 250 words describing the topic of the panel
• List of presenters (ideally no more than 3-4 presenters) including name, rank/status, institutional affiliation and email address
• Abstracts of no more than 250 words describing individual presentations
• Four relevant keywords
• Six bibliographic references

Submit as attachment by email, with subject heading “Panel Proposal” to: conference2011@filmstudies.ca

Workshop and Roundtable Proposals must include:

• Chairʼs name, rank/status, institutional affiliation and email address
• Title of workshop or roundtable
• Abstract of no more than 250 words, describing the theme or issue to be
considered in the workshop or round-table
• List of participants including name, rank/status, institutional affiliation, and a brief
description of their contribution
• Four relevant keywords
• Six bibliographic references

Submit as attachment by email, with subject heading “Workshop/Round-Table Proposal” to: conference2011@filmstudies.ca

Proposals for film or video screenings, exhibitions, retrospective, or other form of event
will also be considered, and must include:

• Chairʼs(sʼ)/Organiserʼs(sʼ) name(s), rank/status, institutional affiliation and email address
• Title of and description of event
• List of participants (if any), and/or descriptions of film(s), video(s), object(s) to be displayed or exhibited
Submit as attachment by email, with subject heading “Event Proposal” to: conference2011@filmstudies.ca

Panel, Workshop, Round-Table Constitution Process:

If you have an idea for a panel, workshop or round-table, and would like to solicit participants from among the broader FSAC membership, you may send the title, and a brief description of the topic or theme, to the following address with the subject heading
“Panel/Workshop/Roundtable Topic”:

membership@filmstudies.ca

Please include your name, rank/status, institutional affiliation and an email address. The information will be posted on the FSAC website, and regular reminders will be sent to members to consult the list of proposed topics. Prospective participants will then contact you directly, and you may select from among those proposals those that you would like to include in your session. Once the panel, workshop or round-table has been constituted, you may then submit the entire proposal
to the general Call for Proposals, by the deadline of January 30.

A list of proposed panel topics will be found at: www.filmstudies.ca

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Presentations may be in either English or French. Individual presentations are to be no longer than 20 minutes (including clips). The length of presentations on panels, workshops, and/or round-tables may vary depending on the specific constitution of the session. All proposals will be adjudicated by the Programming Committee.

Audio-Visual Needs

All conference presentation rooms will have video/data projectors, screens, Windowsbased computers, basic sound systems, and connections for laptop computers. If you
will need a DVD player, or VCR, or if you have any other audio-visual need, please describe them and submit your request to conference2011@filmstudies.ca with the subject heading “A-V Request”

Conference Organising Committee
Dr. Dave Douglas
VP, FSAC
Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema
Concordia University
1455, boul de Maisonneuve ouest
FB 319
Montréal, Québec, H3G 1M8
Email: vice-president@filmstudies.ca

Dr. Scott Preston
Member-at-large, FSAC / Local Arrangement Coordinator FSAC 2011
University of New Brunswick
Dept of Culture and Language Studies
PO Box 4400
Fredericton, New Brunswick, E3B 5A3
Email: spreston@unb.ca
Dr. Marc Furstenau

Member-at-large, FSAC
School for Studies in Art and Culture
Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5B6
Email : marc_furstenau@carleton.ca

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film_and_television
popular_culture
theory
twentieth_century_and_beyond