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CFP: Film & Literature Panel (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Dr. David M. Pollio

Papers are invited for a "Film and Literature" panel at The Pacific
Ancient and Modern Language Association's annual meeting (Nov. 10-11
at Riverside, CA). Papers that treat aspects of English and American
Literature and Culture are especially welcome, provided that they
conform to the panel's overall theme of film and literature.

CFP: South Africa and Global Media (6/30/06; journal issue)

Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:18pm
Andrew van der Vlies

Resending with appropriate heading. Please link under 'Twentieth Century and
Beyond', 'Cultural Studies and Historical Approaches', 'Bibliography and
History of the Book', 'Film and Television', 'Gender Studies and Sexuality',
'Ethnicity and National Identity', 'Postcolonial', and 'Journals and
collections of essays'.


Call for Papers - 'South African Cultural Texts and the Global Mediascape'

Special Issue of scrutiny2: issues in english studies in southern africa 13.1
Guest editors: Andrew van der Vlies & Patrick Denman Flanery

CFP: Essay Collection on Dead Man Walking (5/31/06; collection)

Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:18pm
Allen, John


Essays are being sought for a collection to be published by Sacred Heart
University Press titled "Reading and Teaching Dead Man Walking: Essays
on the Book, the Film, the Play, and the Opera." Contributors from any
background or discipline are encouraged to submit essays, as this will
be an interdisciplinary collection. Comparisons between the various
adaptations of Dead Man Walking or to other sources are welcome, as well
as essays which explain approaches to teaching any of the works. In
short, any essay which addresses Dead Man Walking will be considered. =20

UPDATE: Screening Terror Australis: Manifestations of Terror and Horror in Australian Film (5/15/06; collection)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:29pm
Daniel Cunningham

UPDATED: Screening Terror Australis: Manifestations of Terror and Horror in Australian Film

Editors: Daniel Mudie Cunningham and Marise Williams

The revised deadline for abstracts for this proposed collection is 5/15/2006.

All abstracts received to date are still under consideration. At this stage of the process we are specifically interested in abstracts addressing:

UPDATE: Cinema and Eastern Europe (3/15/06; MLA '06)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
catalina florescu


I will be organizing a panel at this year MLA's convention (to be held in
Philadelphia). This panel discusses the cultural as well as the
socio-political aspects of Eastern Europe -- before and after the fall of the
Berlin wall -- in conjunction with cinematic works.

Below is my original message:
Proposals are invited for a special session organized by the Romanian Studies
Association of America at this year's MLA convention: "Living at the
Outskirts -- Cinema and East European Countries." Film and the Politics of the
Great Divide, the East European as Other, visual narrative of
integration/disintegration, and the cinematic screen as a divide and/or

CFP: Visual Culture, New Media, Asian American Studies (3/15/06; MLA '06)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm

The Asian American Literature Division of the MLA announces the following panel
and seeks papers for MLA December 27-30, 2006, Philadelphia, PA. Deadline March
15, 2006.

"Visual Culture, New Media, Asian American Studies"

Analyses and examples of intersections with television, film, digital media,
video games, Internet, art, and new media technologies. Topics may include but
are not limited to: