CFP: [Film] Global (Tele)visions

full name / name of organization: 
Aviva Dove-Viebahn
contact email: 
adovevie@mail.rochester.edu

Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference
Tokyo, Japan
May 21-24, 2009

Call for Papers for a Proposed Panel

GLOBAL (TELE)VISIONS

This is a general call for papers for a proposed panel about television and
televisuality in a global context for the Society for Cinema and Media
Studies annual conference, which will be held in Tokyo, Japan this year.
Once I have received and selected abstracts for the panel, I will craft a
more specific abstract to submit to SCMS. Please email me with inquiries
and abstracts by August 10th.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

- television’s impact on globalization (or globalization’s impact on
television)
- the broadcasting and planning of internationally-televised sporting
events, such as the Olympics or World Cup
- national identity and national media production
- television and war
- race, nation and visibility as reflected on/in (inter)national television
- cross-cultural television censorship (e.g. the censoring of American
programs in a foreign context)
- international politics, propaganda and television
- dubbing and subbing of television programs; also, fan-dubbing/subbing of
television shows (e.g. the fan-subbing of Japanese anime on sites like YouTube)
- comparisons of international television show remakes (e.g. British and
American versions of “The Office” or Israeli and American versions of “In
Treatment”)
- international celebrity/celebrities
- multiculturalism and/or multiracialism as presented by/on American
television
- the televisual portrayal of America in an international context

All topics and perspectives (i.e. industry or cultural) are equally
encouraged.

If interested, please send a 300-word abstract and short bio to
adovevie_at_mail.rochester.edu by midnight, August 10, 2008.

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cfp categories: 
film_and_television