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CFP: Film & History (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 4:44pm
RollinsPC_at_aol.com

FILM & HISTORY: CALL FOR PAPERS

2006 REGIONAL PCA/ACA CONFERENCE
Albuquerque, New Mexico

The Film & History Area of the Southwest Popular Culture Association
invites papers for the 2006 PCA/ACA Regional Conference
to be held at the Hyatt Regency on February 8-11, 2006.

CFP: Media Studies Interest Group (9/15/05; CSCA, 4/5/06-4/9/06)

updated: 
Thursday, June 23, 2005 - 8:35pm
Michaela D.E. Meyer

CSCA MEDIA STUDIES INTEREST GROUP
CALL FOR PAPERS
2006 Central States Communication Association
Convention
April 5 – 9, 2006, Indianapolis, Indiana

The Media Studies Interest Group invites submissions
of competitive papers and thematic panels on all
aspects of media studies, including mass
communication, media technology, media and culture,
and other studies of media and mass communication for
the 2006 Central States Communication Association
Convention. In addition, we are soliciting original
video submissions for screening at the convention.

CFP: Witchcraft and Paganism in Contemporary Media (10/31/05; 5/18/06-5/21/06)

updated: 
Thursday, June 23, 2005 - 8:34pm
Amberapple_at_aol.com

Call for Papers

Charming and Crafty: Witchcraft and Paganism in Contemporary Media
May 18-21, 2006
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Keynote Speaker: Stephen Mitchell, Chair, Folklore and Mythology, Harvard
University

This conference aims to examine representations of Wtchcraft and Paganism in
film, television and other media (1900--present day), and explore a variety of
topics in an interdisciplinary format. Proposals for panels are welcome;
sessions will generally comprise three speakers for twenty minutes each. Suggested
topics include but are not limited to:

CFP: Synoptique 10: Asian Cinema (7/15/05; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, June 23, 2005 - 8:34pm
Synoptique.ca

SYNOPTIQUE, the online journal of film and film studies, is seeking
contributions for Edition 10, Summer 2005. Synoptique 10 will be devoted to a
range of issues in contemporary Asian cinema and media: the following list
represents suggested topics only. Additional proposals for essays, interviews,
festival reports and other journalistic content related to film are always
welcome. Submissions and proposals should be sent to Owen Livermore at
editor_at_synoptique.ca

CFP: Fat Studies (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/16/06)

updated: 
Monday, June 20, 2005 - 2:47pm
Lynda L. Hinkle

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: SESSIONS, PANELS, PAPERS: FAT STUDIES

 

NATIONAL POPULAR CULTURE & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS

2006 JOINT CONFERENCE

April 12 - 15, 2006
Atlanta Marriott Marquis

 

For more information on the PCA/ACA, please go to
http://www.h-net.org/~pcaaca.

Fat Studies - an interdisciplinary, cross-disciplinary field of study that
confronts and critiques cultural constraints against the fat body and
creates paradigms for the development of fat acceptance within mass society.

CFP: Representing Black Europe in Cinema (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Monday, June 20, 2005 - 2:46pm
afield_at_fas.harvard.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Papers are invited for submission for a panel on Representing Black Europe in
Cinema at the upcoming Modern Language Association (North East) conference in
Philadelphia, March 2-5, 2006. This panel will explore the Black American
presence in European cinema and Black Europeans in film, contrasting the
representation of the American expatriate experience with the representation of
Black communities in Europe.

CFP: Comedy & Humor (10/15/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2005 - 9:26pm
Leslie Fife

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: SESSIONS, PANELS, PAPERS:

COMEDY AND HUMOR

 

NATIONAL POPULAR CULTURE & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS

2006 JOINT CONFERENCE

 

April 12 – 15, 2006

Atlanta Marriott Marquis

 

For more information on the PCA/ACA, please go to http://www.h-net.org/~pcaaca.

 

DEADLINE: OCTOBER 15, 2005

 

We are considering proposals for sessions organized around a theme, special panels, and/or individual papers. Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, ideally with four papers or speakers per standard session.

 

CFP: Centennial Study of Anne of Green Gables (2/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2005 - 7:51pm
blackfor_at_camden.rutgers.edu

Anne with an "E": The Centennial Study of _Anne of Green Gables_

Proposals are being solicited for the centennial studies volume of Anne of Green
Gables. Topics might include, but are by no means limited to:

CFP: Stanley Kubrick Anthology (12/31/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, June 10, 2005 - 5:34am
gary rhodes

CALL FOR PAPERS

We are soliciting contributions for a collection of essays (to be
published by McFarland and Company ) which will address the work of
Stanley Kubrick from a variety of new and fresh perspectives. In
general, we are particularly interested in essays that synthesize
analyses of several Kubrick films as they relate to a particular
topic, rather than single film studies. As an example, an essay is
already underway on architecture and Kubrick's films. We particularly
encourage original, groundbreaking analysis and discussions of
overlooked aspects of Kubrick's work.

Preference will be given to essays that are already completed or
nearing completion.

CFP: Post-Soul Aesthetic (12/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, June 6, 2005 - 8:31pm
Aileen M. Keenan

African American Review is soliciting essays for a special
issue on the Post-Soul aesthetic to be published in 2007.
Greg Tate calls the Post-Soul "the African American
equivalent of postmodernism," and a working definition of
the Post-Soul aesthetic could include, but not be limited
to, this quotation from Thelma Golden, curator of the Studio
Museum in Harlem (who prefers the term "post-black"):
"For me, to approach a conversation about 'black art'
ultimately meant embracing and rejecting the notion of such
a thing at the very same time. . . . [The Post-Soul] was
characterized by artists who were adamant about not being
labeled as 'black' artists, though their work was

CFP: M/C Journal 'Scan' Issue (7/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, May 29, 2005 - 2:03pm
M/C - Media and Culture

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 26 May 2005

                          M/C - Media and Culture
                     http://www.media-culture.org.au/
            is calling for contributors to the 'scan' issue of

                                M/C Journal
                   http://journal.media-culture.org.au/

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
journal.

CFP: Art of The Fairy Tale from Grimm to Shrek (10/20/05; 4/28/06-4/29/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 4:40pm
Joseph Zingaro

Abstracts for papers are now being accepted for the Kent State
University Ashtabula 2006 Fairy Tale Conference, "The Art of The
Fairy Tale from Grimm to Shrek: And All the Ogres in Between," to
be held April 28 and 29, 2006 on the campus of Kent State
University Ashtabula.

Keynote speaker at the conference will be Dr. Valerie Paradiz,
author of Clever Maids: The Secret History of the Grimm Fairy Tales

Interested participants must submit electronically a 200 word
abstract.

CFP: Impersonality and Emotion in Contemporary British Art (France) (10/1/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 4:40pm
Christine REYNIER

Impersonality and Emotion in Contemporary British Art
Université Paul Valéry - Montpellier 3
3-4 February 2006

A CERVEC Conference
In association with : Université Paul Valéry, Équipe d’accueil des Pays Anglophones, Région Languedoc-Roussillon, Pôle Universitaire Européen de Montpellier et du Languedoc-Roussillon.

CFP: Interrogating 24 (7/31/05; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, May 19, 2005 - 3:23pm
Steven Peacock

Call for Papers: Interrogating 24

Articles are sought for a collection on the hugely successful television

serial drama 24. With the fourth season due for imminent release in the U.K

on DVD, the time is ripe to revisit the series, to consider the true impact

and significance of 24. It is the aim of the collection that the methods

and approaches of the writers should vary in dynamic ways, with each

equally committed to a guiding principle: that by interrogating 24, we can

gain a greater understanding of the state of contemporary television, both

as an institution and a medium. The collection will be aimed at an educated

CFP: Classical Myths in Recent Literature and Film (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 16, 2005 - 3:43pm
Kirsten Day

CALL FOR PAPERS
 
The Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association/
American Culture Association will once again be
sponsoring a session on CLASSICAL MYTHS IN RECENT
LITERATURE AND FILM at the 27th Annual meeting to be
held February 8-11, 2006 at the Hyatt Regency
Conference Hotel in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Papers on any aspect of Greek and Roman antiquity in
contemporary culture are eligible for consideration.
Papers focused on the following themes are
particularly welcome:

CFP: Violence Among Women (7/1/05; e-journal)

updated: 
Monday, May 16, 2005 - 3:43pm
Thomas Philbeck

Submission Deadline : July 1st
Publication decisions will be made by September 1st
In many modern and contemporary narrative acts of psychological and physical violence among women, violence has been interpreted and presented in terms of Freudian envy, spaces for male pleasure, negotiating conflicts in a male world, biological determinism (the over protective mother), or as non-existent, i.e. created by males (women are peacemakers and nurturers, neither inherently violent nor evil) etc.

CFP: Tying down Almodovar: New Perspectives (1/06; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 11, 2005 - 7:50pm
PlMcDnld3_at_aol.com

Tying Down Almodovar: new perspectives on the cinema of Pedro Almodovar

Edited by Tamar Jeffers McDonald and John Mercer

Introduction
Pedro Almodovar is now widely recognised as the most famous and successful
Spanish film director since Bunuel. With a career spanning 30 years and
including a body of work in excess of 25 films, the time seems ripe for a
comprehensive appraisal of his career, thematic themes and concerns and
his significance both within academic discourse around cinema, within
Spanish culture and as one of the key contemporary directors of
international cinema.

CFP: The Michael Jackson Trial (5/20/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 11, 2005 - 7:49pm
Moorti, Sujata

Call for articles about The Michael Jackson Trial
For special issue of the international journal 'Social Semiotics'
 
* How does Michael Jackson's trial, and the associated media spectacle,
mobilises ideas about gender, race, class, the body, queer, sexuality,
power, childhood/adulthood, fandom and celebrity?
* What does the reporting tell us about phenomena such as the U.S.
televised trial, the media event, the use of chat shows and the role of
personal testimony?
* What are the socio-political contexts and implications of this major
media spectacle?
 
The Michael Jackson ³pedophilia² trial has become a staple of global media.

CFP: South Park and Popular Culture (11/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:58pm
Jeffrey Weinstock

South Park and Popular Culture. Contributions are invited for a collection
of academic essays on the animated program, South Park. Possible topics
include, but are not limited to, South Park and historical, political, and
televisual context; representations of race, gender, sexual orientation,
class, or disability; constructions of childhood and parenthood; viewership
practices; indecency and pornography; the carnivalesque; South Park and the
academy; South Park and youth culture. 400-word proposals and C.V.s should
be submitted by Nov. 1, 2005 to the editor, Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock,
Department of English, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859
(Jeffrey.Weinstock_at_cmich.edu).

CFP: Representations of Intelligence in Popular Television (6/13/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:58pm
Holderman, Lisa

*CALL FOR PAPERS* Edited Book

Editor, Lisa Holderman, Ph.D., Department of English, Communications,
and Theater Arts, Arcadia University

Editor is seeking contributions for an edited volume focusing on
representations of intelligence in popular television. The editor is
working closely with a publisher that has conveyed strong interest in
this project.

The book addresses the issue of the constructions of intelligence and
intellectuality in popular television and the social/cultural
implications of those constructions.

CFP: Cultural Conflict and Women (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/16/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:58pm
James Brian Wagaman

CALL FOR PAPERS

CULTURAL CONFLICT AND WOMEN

April 12 - 16, 2006 Atlanta, Georgia. The national PCA/ACA conference will
be held at the beautiful Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel.

Deadline for Paper/Panel Proposals: November 1, 2005. Be There!

UPDATE: Linguistics and Media Discourse (2/28/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:03pm
Francisco Yus

Deadline extended:

CALL FOR PAPERS: LINGUISTICS AND MEDIA DISCOURSE

Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses (RAEI) is an international
well-known Journal on English Studies published annually since 1988 by
the University of Alicante (Spain). The abstracts of all the articles
published so far can be accessed at the following Internet address:

http://www.ua.es/dfing/publicaciones/raei/indice-raei.htm#Index

CFP: Cultures of Evil and the Attractions of Villainy (10/1/05; 2/9/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2005 - 1:20pm
Maria Mabrey

2006 - 8th Annual University of South Carolina Comparative Literature Conference
February 9, 10 and 11, 2006

Call for Papers
Deadline for submissions, October 1, 2005.

Keynote speakers: Agnes Heller, Geoffrey Bennington, Alberto Moreiras, Edmundo Desnoes

This conference seeks to take up a central issue of today's post-Cold War world --that of evil-- and to explore the refiguration of the traditional villain. The aim of this conference is to stimulate interdisciplinary dialogue, as globalization has broadened cultural horizons, and academic research has sought to address these new complexities.

Possible topics, but not limited to:

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