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CFP: Southwestern Literature and Art (4/30/06; 10/24/06-10/26/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:21pm
Southwest Literature

The First Annual Southwest Writers and Artists Festival, hosted by Texas
A&M University, is seeking papers, panel proposals, and creative works
to be presented at the Festival, October 24-26, 2006, in College
Station.
 
The Festival will celebrate the arts of the Southwest by inviting
notable poets, novelists, essayists, scholars, filmmakers,
photographers, painters, songwriters and musicians to the campus for
three days of performances, readings, panels, and discussions. Critical
and creative submissions may touch on areas relating to the humanities,
such as painting, sculpture, literature, history, film, and folklore and

CFP: The Talk of the Town: Gossip, News, and Secrets (4/15/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:21pm
Paula Jean Reiter

This panel invites writers to consider how gossip and its related forms
negotiate the distance between high and low culture and public and private
spheres. Does gossip function as a conservative or subversive force? What
happens when scandalous talk circulates in print? How do "high" literary
genres (such as biography) mimic the content or strategies of "low" forms
(such as scandal sheets)? Does gossip function as a trope or a threat for
authorship? How can scandal be commodified--as news, talk shows, published
diaries, scandal sheets, even blackmail? When a secret becomes public
knowledge, whose story is it? We hope these questions serve as a

UPDATE: Representations of Dystopia in Literature and Film (3/31/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:04pm
Dr Pat Wheeler

NOTE: Change of Date for Abstracts

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Imaginary Places: Representations of Dystopia in Literature and Film=20

(McFarland, 2006)

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Proposals and contributions are being sought for a chapter on dystopian=20

film in a commissioned edited collection of essays on dystopian =
literature=20

and film.

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Abstracts are required for a chapter on film provisionally called=20

'Nightmare Visions and Unaccountable Corporations: The Dystopian Sprawl =
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Cyberpunk Dystopias'.

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If you would like to be considered for this collection send a 250 word=20

abstract to the editor, p.a.wheeler_at_herts.ac.uk by March 31st 2006.=20

CFP: Science Fiction (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
John Schwetman

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference 2006
November 10-11, 2006
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, California

Submission Deadline: March 15, 2006

Paper proposals are requested for a panel of the PAMLA conference
meeting on the following topic:

Science Fiction in Literature, Film and Media

Science fiction seems slowly to be making its way out of its marginal
"genre fiction" status and into the realm of consideration as serious
literature. We seek papers that regard science fiction works as
potential subjects of rigorous academic inquiry.

CFP: Films on the Political Left (8/15/06; Film & History, 11/8/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Carol Koehler

 
2006 Film and History League Conference
³The Documentary Tradition²
November 8-12, 2006 Dallas, Texas
www.filmandhistory.org <http://www.filmandhistory.org>
 
 
CALL FOR PAPERS
 
Area: FILMS ON THE POLITICAL LEFT
 
This area of the conference calls for documentaries that address the segment
of the political spectrum associated with social democracy and social
justice.
 
Films that may be identidied as liberal, radical or revolutionary and
filmmakers who may cross cultural boundaries and historical time lines.

CFP: Latin American Gay Protagonists in Literature and Film (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Miguel Marrero

CFP: "Latin American Gay protagonists in Literature and Film".
(deadline for proposals March 15; MLA conference 27-30 December:
Philadelphia)
 
I would like to put together a Special Session at the December 2006 MLA
convention, in Philadelphia. I am looking for papers that address Latin
American Gay protagonists in literature and/or film and notions of
exile, identity, and community. I am specifically looking for papers
that use Benedict Anderson's model of community as nation, but am open
to other theoretical structures of analysis as well.
If you are interested, please send me a brief 1-2 page abstract by
March 15th @ miguelm_at_dcccd.edu.
 
Chair
Miguel Marrero

CFP: Film Adaptation (4/3/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Maggie Gover

CALL FOR PAPERS for possible publication

Film Adaptation

I am seeking papers for a possible publication of
collected essays addressing various concerns of film
adaptation. Possible topics include but are in no way
limited to the following. 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?
What role does intended audience play in screenplay
adaptation? Studies of single text adaptations are
also welcome.

CFP: Bibliography and Textual Criticism (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:45pm
Ken Womack

Call for abstracts for the SCMLA's annual Bibliography and Textual
Criticism panel. The 2006 conference is in Ft. Worth, TX, and this year's
theme is "Textual Theory and Popular Culture." The chair is interested in
any papers that consider methodologies for theorizing the textual and
bibliographical aspects of works of popular culture--especially in terms of
such textual artifacts as film, television, and music.

Please submit 250-word abstracts to: Kenneth Womack, Penn State Altoona,
3000 Ivyside Park, Altoona, PA 16601.

Please direct any queries to kaw16_at_psu.edu.

CFP: American Humor Studies Association (3/24/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
American Humor

NOTE: I am posting this CFP on behalf of The American Humor Studies
Association (AHSA). Please send all proposals and inquiries to Janice
McIntire-Strasburg or Roxanne Schwab (addresses at end of CFP), not to
me.--Joe Alvarez, Sec.-Treas., AHSA.

CFP: AHSA requests proposals for two sessions at MLA Philadelphia.

CFP: Films on the Political Left (no deadline noted; Film &amp; History, 11/8/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
Carol Koehler

2006 Film and History League Conference
³The Documentary Tradition²
November 8-12, 2006 Dallas, Texas
www.filmandhistory.org <http://www.filmandhistory.org>
 
 
CALL FOR PAPERS
 
Area: FILMS ON THE POLITICAL LEFT
 
This area of the conference calls for documentaries that address the segment
of the political spectrum associated with social democracy and social
justice.
 
Films that may be identidied as liberal, radical or revolutionary and
filmmakers who may cross cultural boundaries and historical time lines.

CFP: Visual Archives and Embodied Practice (4/15/06; MSA, 10/19/06-10/22/06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
Max Brzezinski

CFP: Visual Archives and Embodied Practice

This panel looks to the archive as a motivating device for intervention, rather
than as an inert repository of empirical data. In other words, we're interested
in discussing how archival research becomes embodied in practices, and would
like to reconsider the agents and institutions mediating these embodiments.

CFP: Social Memory/Cultural Amnesia (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
svonkco_at_netzero.net

Call For Papers: Social Memory/ Cultural Amnesia
(3/15/06; PAMLA 11/10-11, 2006)

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference 2006
November 10-11, 2006
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, California

Submission Deadline: March 15, 2006

Paper proposals are requested for a panel of the PAMLA conference.

CFP: Flaherty and the Documentary Tradition (7/30/06; Film &amp; History, 11/8/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
Jared Green

CALL FOR PAPERS
2006 Film and History League Conference: "The Documentary Tradition"
8-12 November, 2006
Dolce Conference Center
Dallas, TX

AREA: Robert J. Flaherty

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Robert J. Flaherty=92s Nanook of the North (1922) has both an iconic =
and=A0
problematic status in contemporary studies of non-fiction film.=A0=A0=20
Flaherty himself has been a figure similarly revered and reviled in=20
equal measure for his genre-defying mixture of observational=20
documentation and romantic reconstruction. As a flashpoint for debates=20=

about documentary film ethics and ethnographic representation, as well=20=

CFP: Representations of Dystopia in Literature and Film (7/30/05; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
Pat Wheeler

Imaginary Places: Representations of Dystopia in Literature and Film
(McFarland, 2006)

Proposals and contributions are being sought for a chapter on dystopian
film in a commissioned edited collection of essays on dystopian literature
and film.

Abstracts are required for a chapter on film provisionally called
'Nightmare Visions and Unaccountable Corporations: The Dystopian Sprawl of
Cyberpunk Dystopias'.

If you would like to be considered for this collection send a 250 word
abstract to the editor, p.a.wheeler_at_herts.ac.uk by March 31st 2005.
Completed chapters will be required by October 2006.

Dr Pat Wheeler
Senior Lecturer in Literature
Programme Tutor for Humanities

CFP: Flaherty and the Documentary Tradition (7/30/06; Film &amp; History, 11/8/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Jared Green

CALL FOR PAPERS
2006 Film and History League Conference: "The Documentary Tradition"
8-12 November, 2006
Dolce Conference Center
Dallas, TX

AREA: Robert J. Flaherty

Traditionally considered to be documentary cinema=92s defining text,=A0
Robert J. Flaherty=92s Nanook of the North (1922) has both an iconic =
and=A0
problematic status in contemporary studies of non-fiction film.=A0=A0=20
Flaherty himself has been a figure similarly revered and reviled in=20
equal measure for his genre-defying mixture of observational=20
documentation and romantic reconstruction. As a flashpoint for debates=20=

about documentary film ethics and ethnographic representation, as well=20=

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

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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'.

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

Special Issue of scrutiny2: issues in english studies in southern africa 13.1
(2008)
Guest editors: Andrew van der Vlies & Patrick Denman Flanery

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

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

CALL FOR PAPERS
ESSAY COLLECTION ON DEAD MAN WALKING
(THE BOOK, FILM, PLAY OR OPERA)

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)

updated: 
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)

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

DEADLINE EXTENDED!!!

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
anchorage.

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

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
gniu

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:

CFP: Material Words (3/6/06; Gender Across Borders II, 4/21/06-4/22/06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
Schlesinger

Call For Papers: Material Words
Accepted Panel at Gender Across Borders II: Research Subjects
Friday & Saturday, April 21 & 22, 2006
Institute for Research & Education on Women and Gender
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Abstract Deadline: March 6, 2006
Panel Organizer: Kyle Schlesinger ks46_at_buffalo.edu

Taking a cue from Madonna's 'Material Girl,' the 'Material Words' panel will feature papers
that explore the media and/or mediums of women's poetry and/or textual production.
Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

CFP: High &amp; Low / Culture (3/6/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
Midwest Modern Language Association

The Midwest Modern Language Association is soliciting paper proposals for
its convention November 9-12 in Chicago. Anyone interested in submitting
an abstract for an individual paper on the theme of "High & Low / Culture,"
is invited to email an abstract to mmla_at_uiowa.edu by March 6, 2006.

Possible topics might include:

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

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
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).

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