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CFP: Scope Magazine: Film (ongoing; journal)

Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:39pm
Daniel Smith-Rowsey

(cross-posted to filmatpenn server) Hello, and I hope you had a restful hol=
iday season. My name is Daniel Smith-Rowsey and I'm the new Film Reviews E=
ditor for Scope Magazine. My experience includes a year as the Book Review=
s Editor for Film International ( I am replacing Anthony M=
cKenna at this position, so from now on please direct all film review corre=
spondence to me.

CFP: Film Genre and Criticism (3/31/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:39pm
Greg Wright

Film I Panel of the Midwest Modern Language Association:

Panel Title: Film Genre and Criticism

This panel will consider film's capacity to revisit and revise genre in =
a critical fashion. How do genre forms and conventions inhibit or =
enhance a film's critical potential? What does a film gain by combining =
and redefining genres and subgenres? Abstracts for this panel should =
explore the interconnections between film genre and criticism through =
analyses that perform critical redefinitions themselves.=20

Some possible topics to consider include:

-the connections between genre formations and questions of nationality, =
culture, class, race, and gender

CFP: Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture/American Culture Association (no deadline noted; 10/27/06-10/28/06)

Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:38pm

Proposals, abstracts and papers in Religion and Popular Culture are asked
for Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture/Ameerican Culture Association Oct. 27-28 2006.
Particularly interested in papers on Mel Gibson's The Passion, the Left Behind
Series by Tim LaHaye, and the conservative religious critique of modern
culture as well as responses to that critique. Contact Richard Currie at or currie @postbox. csi. cuny. edu.

CFP: Media and Culture Journal: 'collaborate' issue (3/6/06; journal issue)

Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 4:24pm
M/C - Media and Culture


                          M/C - Media and Culture
         is calling for contributors to the 'collaborate' issue of

                                M/C Journal

M/C Journal is looking for new contributors. M/C is a crossover journal
between the popular and the academic, and a blind- and peer-reviewed

CFP: Creative Translation: Film Adaptation (grad) (2/10/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Maggie Gover

  Creative Translation: Film Adaptation
  (dis)junctions: lost in translation
  April 7-8, 2006
  University of California, Riverside
  This panel will consist of papers discussing various concerns of film adaptations. What problems arise when adapting a work of literature to a screenplay? How do various adaptations of the same work use the primary text differently in their adaptations? What role does fidelity play in screenplay adaptation? What problems in auteur/authorship arise in screenplay adaptation? Etc.

CFP: Queer Canadian Cinema (3/15/06; MLA '06)

Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Julia A. Mendenhall

CFP: "Blame Canada"? Queer Canadian Cinema.
Special Session Proposal
MLA 2006, Philadelphia

Papers exploring extra-ordinary desires, refractory subjectivities, unruly
narratives, curious genre
crossings, subversive genders and sexualities, or other queer provocations
in Canadian feature films.
1-page abstracts by 15 March 2006 to Julia Mendenhall (

Julia A. Mendenhall
Temple University, English
University of Toronto, Cinema Studies

CFP: Brokeback Mountain (3/31/06; collection)

Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:46pm
Jesse Matz

Call for Papers:

For a collection of essays and reflections on the Annie Proulx story and/or the
Ang Lee film.

Please send 300-500 word abstracts (or questions) to:

William Handley <>
Jesse Matz <>

Deadline: March 31, 2006