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CFP: Gender in Literature and Film (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:11pm
Precious McKenzie-Stearns

Papers are sought from scholars working in literature, gender studies
and/or film to present 15-minute papers on representations of gender and
the natural world.
The 60th Annual Convention of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language
Association will be held in Tucson, Arizona on October 12-14, 2006.
Deadline for proposals: March 1, 2006.

Please forward proposals to:

Precious McKenzie Stearns (Session Chair)
Department of English, CPR 107
University of South Florida
4202 E. Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL 33620
or via email:


CFP: Hyperrhiz Special Issue: Video Art (4/30/06; electronic journal)

Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:11pm
Helen J Burgess

Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures (

Hyperrhiz, the peer-reviewed new media satellite site of Rhizomes:
Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledges, is seeking web-based video
documentary/vlog/video art contributions for its second issue, a
special topics issue devoted to video.  Hyperrhiz affirms and extends
the mandate of Rhizomes, which is to publish peer-reviewed electronic
works based on or responding to Deleuzian analyses of culture.

All contributions will be fully refereed by an editorial board. 
Accepted contributions will be prepared for web presentation in
conjunction with the technical editors.

UPDATE: Creative Translation: Film Adaptation (grad) (2/28/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Maggie Gover

Announcement of Keynote Speaker
  New Submission Deadline
  Keynote Speaker: Professor James Kincaid
  James Kincaid is Aerol Arnold Professor of English, University of Southern California. His recent works include Annoying the Victorians (1995), Erotic Innocence: The Culture of Child Molesting (1998), and A history of the African-American people (proposed) by Strom Thurmond : a novel (as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid) (2004).

UPDATE: Brokeback Mountain (grad) (2/28/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Patrick Randolph

(dis)junctions 2006: lost in translation
University of California Riverside
April 7-8, 2006
Keynote Speaker: Professor James Kincaid

The University of California Riverside's annual (dis)junctions conference is
extending the deadline for submissions to Tuesday, February 28, 2006. If
you have an idea that you wanted to submit, but missed the original deadline
of Feb. 1, we will now be accepting abstracts until the 28th of February.

(dis)junctions; Lost in Translation (April 7-8, 2006)

UPDATE: Hichcock (grad) (2/28/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
disjunctions Ucr

CFP: Hitchcock

(dis)junctions: lost in translation
University of California, Riverside

April 7-8, 2006

This panel consists of all topics surrounding Alfred Hitchcock and his film=
and the effects of those films on movie-making since the sixties. Topics
include but are not limited to

   1. containment culture and sixties cinema
   2. gender bending
   3. reception studies
   4. changes in film theory/perceptions of film because of Hitchcock's
   5. parodies of Hitchcock, allusions to Hitchcock in film
   6. use of soundtrack
   7. Hitchcock and film noir

CFP: Morgan Spurlock (8/1/06; Film & History, 11/8/06-11/12/06)

Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm

Call for Papers
The Documentary Tradition:
Contemporary Documentary Maker â€" Morgan Spurlock

The Documentary Tradition - 2006 Film and History Conference
Dallas, Texas, United States

8thâ€"12th November 2006
Deadline for Proposals - 1st August 2006
The Documentary Tradition and its many permutations will be the topic of the
Fall, 2006 Film and History Conference.
Proposals are now being accepted for The Documentary Tradition looking
specifically at the contemporary documentary maker Morgan Spurlock.
Listed below are some suggestions for possible proposals, but all other
perspectives and aspects will be considered.