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CFP: Film & 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 & 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).

CFP: Conference on Ealing Studios (UK) (6/1/06; 11/4/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:28am
Melanie Williams

Call for Papers: 'Ealing Revisited' (UK) (06/01/06; 11/04/06)

 

Call for papers for a one-day conference at the University of Hull, England.

Saturday 4 November 2006

 

'Ealing Revisited'

 

UPDATE: The Lebowski Cult (3/10/06; 9/28/06-9/29/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:28am
Aaron Jaffe

UPDATED DEADLINE: 3/10/06

Announcement and Call for Papers

The Lebowski Cult: An Academic Symposium
28-29 September 2006
The Executive West
830 Phillips Lane
Louisville, Kentucky

The aim of this small symposium is to invent a critical program equal to
the task of interpreting The Big Lebowski (1998) and addressing the
Lebowski cult that has quickly grown in its wake, both the legions of
more or less public fans as well as the cultural politics, resonances,
and after-affects of their fanaticism.

CFP: Horror Films (2/27/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06/-10/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:28am
Tony Perrello

I would like to propose a special session on horror films for this year's
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association convention. Although my
particular interest is in the development of the slasher formula in the age
of neoconservativism (the Reagan years to present), all theoretical
approaches to the horror film genre are welcome.

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

updated: 
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: pmmckenz_at_mail.usf.edu

and

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

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

Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures (http://www.hyperrhiz.net)

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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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=
s
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
   work
   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)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Periart21_at_aol.com

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.

CFP: Americana: Readings in Popular Culture (5/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
lwilson_at_americanpopularculture.com

Americana: The Institute for the Study of American Popular Culture seeks
outstanding essays to round out its book collection Americana: Readings
in Popular Culture
(1900-present).

Please attach MLA formatted manuscripts to an explanatory email/cover
letter by 1 May
2006. Send to editor_at_americanpopularculture.com.

The book is divided into sections. Submitted manuscripts should fall into
one of the
following categories.

What We Watch (Essays on Film, Television, and Video Games)

What We Read (Essays on Bestsellers, Newspapers, Magazines, Internet
Articles, Comic Books, and Cereal Boxes)

What We Hear (Essays on Music)

Where We Go (Essays on Public Spaces)

Pages