category: film and television

Special Issue of Wenshan Review: "Affective Perspectives from East Asia," deadline: 15 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Wenshan Review of Literature and Culture, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
wsreview@nccu.edu.tw

Since the turn of the new millennium, affect studies has emerged as one of the most burgeoning fields within literary and cultural studies, a theoretical trend in the West which we now designate as

In More's Footsteps: Utopia and Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
contact email: 
journaleditor@sf-foundation.org

Call for Papers
In More’s Footsteps: Utopia and Science Fiction
Foundation #124 (summer 2016)

Foundation Essay Prize 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
contact email: 
journaleditor@sf-foundation.org

We are pleased to announce the return of our essay competition.

TRANS/FORMING FEMINISMS: MEDIA, TECHNOLOGY, IDENTITIES

full name / name of organization: 
Rosemary Overell Department of Media, Film and Communication, University of Otago
contact email: 
rosemary.overell@otago.ac.nz

trans/forming feminisms: media, technology, identities

An international conference at the University of Otago

23rd - 25th November 2015

Confirmed keynote speakers:

IASA 48th Annual Conference:Italian American Values:October 15th-17th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Italian American Studies Association
contact email: 
alan.gravano@outlook.com

Send Proposals by Email Only to Alan Gravano, President, alan.gravano@outlook.com
Deadline: June 3, 2015

Call for Papers for Edited Collection: Royalty in US Popular Culture: Essays on Understanding the Royal Phenomenon

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Chantelle MacPhee and Abigail Scheg
contact email: 
popculture_studies@yahoo.com

Call for Papers for Edited Collection: Royalty in US Popular Culture: Essays on Understanding the Royal Phenomenon

Studies in the Fantastic

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tampa Press
contact email: 
fantastic@ut.edu

The University of Tampa Press is pleased announce the relaunch of its journal Studies in the Fantastic. In the spirit of new beginnings, the journal invites submissions on the subject of reboots.

CFP: The Politics of Big Data

full name / name of organization: 
Claremont Graduate University
contact email: 
ned.weidner@cgu.edu

Call for Papers: The Politics of Big Data

ACS Summer Institute, 7-12 Dec. 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Cultural Studies
contact email: 
acsinstitute2015@gmail.com

Please note that the third Association for Cultural Studies Institute will be held from 7-12 December 2015 at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

Outlander edited essay collection -- abstracts by June 1

full name / name of organization: 
Valerie Estelle Frankel
contact email: 
valerie@calithwain.com

The Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon has sold 25 million copies worldwide.

Narratives of Place in Literature, Film, and Folklore 3-4 March, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, University of Hawai'i at Hilo, USA
contact email: 
engconf@hawaii.edu

Public Intellectuals Lecture Series (Fall 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton University
contact email: 
andrew.mark.connolly@gmail.com

The Public Intellectuals Lecture Series has just wrapped up a successful spring lineup featuring four fantastic, well attended lectures. We are now planning a second series for the fall.

Irony and Hipster Culture in Literature (proposals due 15 May)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA
contact email: 
bondmatthewjames@gmail.com

Irony and its mascot, the hipster, demonstrate the complexities of living in a material culture that demands near constant public performance, but this self-styling also provides a shield against the

Communities of Practice: Toward a Local and Global Digital Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Cogent Arts & Humanities OA
contact email: 
mauro@psu.edu

Communities of Practice: Toward a Local and Global Digital Humanities

Writing (of) Women’s Bodies: Wharton and Early Twentieth-Century Feminism (November 13-15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
CFP SAMLA 87--Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
monica.miller@lmc.gatech.edu

In keeping with the SAMLA theme, “In Concert: Literature and other Arts,” this panel seeks papers which consider Edith Wharton’s work in the context of the growing voice of feminism of her time.

Writing (of) Women’s Bodies: The Contested Nature of Contemporary Corporealities (November 13-15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Women’s Studies Panel, Session II, SAMLA Conference
contact email: 
monica.miller@lmc.gatech.edu

What is the political significance of embodiment? In this panel, we are looking for a broad array of papers which consider the stakes of embodiment in contemporary culture.

BJLL Vol. VII (2015) - Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language
contact email: 
webbjll@gmail.com

The Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language (BJLL) is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal published annually, both electronically and in print.

[UPDATE] Digital Animals: Inhabiting the Intersections of Nature, Culture, and Technology. [Due June 1, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
TRACE Journal - TRACE@UF
contact email: 
mbianchi@ufl.edu

Digital Animals: Inhabiting the Intersections of Nature, Culture, and Technology

[UPDATE] Conference of the RECEPTION STUDY SOCIETY, 9/24-9/27, (extended deadline 5/25/15)

full name / name of organization: 
The Sixth Biannual Conference of the Reception Study Society, Sept. 24-27, 2015
contact email: 
rss2015@ipfw.edu

The Reception Study Society promotes informal and formal exchanges between scholars in several related fields: reader-response criticism and pedagogy, reception history, history of reading and the boo

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to May 18th for SWSW

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference - University of Mississippi
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

The 21st Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference (SWSW) (July 16-18, 2015) is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student conference featuring both critical submissions (seminar papers, a

Beauty and Belief (deadline for abstracts: July 31; conference: November 5-6, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Office for the Study of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu

The conference will include a wide variety of sessions and topics on possible connections among (and tension between) literature, aesthetics, theory, and belief, broadly defined.

REMINDER! CFP: Studies in Visual Arts Communication, Vol. 2, No1 (2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arts George Enescu, Iasi, Romania
contact email: 
journal.on.arts@gmail.com

REMINDER! CFP: Studies in Visual Arts Communication, Vol. 2, No1 (2015)

University of Arts George Enescu, Iasi, Romania
Deadline: May 20, 2015
journalonarts.org

Call for contributed papers

REMINDER! CFP: Studies in Visual Arts Communication, Vol. 2, No1 (2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arts George Enescu, Iasi, Romania
contact email: 
journal.on.arts@gmail.com

REMINDER! CFP: Studies in Visual Arts Communication, Vol. 2, No1 (2015)

University of Arts George Enescu, Iasi, Romania
Deadline: May 20, 2015
journalonarts.org

Call for contributed papers

The Second Asian Conference on the Arts, Humanities and Sustainability - November 1-3, 2015. Fukuoka, Japan. Abstracts Aug 15.

full name / name of organization: 
ESD Focus
contact email: 
secretariat@esdfocus.org

Join us in Fukuoka, Japan for the Second Asian Conference on the Arts, Humanities and Sustainability from November 1-3, 2015. Registration includes meals and a city tour.

Full title: Order and Disorder Symposium Date: 6-Nov - 7-Nov 2015 Location: ISSH of Jendouba, Université de Jendouba, Jendouba,

full name / name of organization: 
ISSH of Jendouba, Université de Jendouba, Jendouba, Tunisie
contact email: 
order.disorder15@yahoo.fr

The study day we organized on April 21st 2015 investigated the theme “Order and Disorder” in different fields.

Waiting for Utopia: Ireland and the Utopian Impulse, Nov. 20-21, 2015 (Submission deadline: Jun 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Caen Lower Normandy, France
contact email: 
carys.lewis@unicaen.fr; bertrand.cardin@unicaen.fr

However one chooses to look at it, Utopia has a natural inclination towards unrealizable representations. If therefore “Utopia is meta-Utopia” (Robert Nozick), Ireland and Irish culture might still seem to many to occupy the unrepresentable, to be that primary u-topos, a blank spot that successive conjurors of nations have struggled to sell to their own followers, let alone to the rest of the world...

Reexamining the 1960s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference (Proposals due August 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Film, Television and Digital Media, Texas Christian University
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

We invite presentation proposals for the Reexamining the 1960s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference, to be held at Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, Texas) November 6-7, 2015.

CFP: Teaching Popular Culture - Update

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lance.eaton@gmail.com

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association is seeking papers on popular and American culture, broadly construed, for its annual fall conference to be held on Friday October 30 and Saturday Oct

[REMINDER] PAMLA 2015: Children's Literature Panel, "Literature and Time" (deadline: 5/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
matlock.42@osu.edu

The children's literature session of PAMLA 2015 invites your proposal on any theme or topic of study pertaining to children's literature and culture.

Shakespeare in the Second Language Classroom (SaS, Kingston-Upon-Thames, UK 8-11 October 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare and Scandinavia
contact email: 
shakespeareandscandinavia2015@gmail.com

Panel: Shakespeare in the Second Language Classroom

CFP "Studies in Visual Arts and Communication - an international journal"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arts George Enescu, Iasi, Romania
contact email: 
cristina_moraru@rocketmail.com

CFP: Studies in Visual Arts Communication, Vol. 2, No1 (2015)

University of Arts George Enescu, Iasi, Romania
Deadline: May 20, 2015
journalonarts.org

Call for contributed papers

CFP-Fan Phenomena: The Twilight Saga [Abstract Submission Deadline June 15, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Laurena Aker
contact email: 
LSAker@att.net

The UK publisher Intellect is now seeking chapters for Fan Phenomena: The Twilight Saga, the next edition in its Fan Phenomena book series. Fan Phenomena: The Twilight Saga will be an edited collection of essays about the forces that contributed to the global popularity and commercial success of the books, films and graphic novels of The Twilight Saga. Chapters will explore its unique appeal to fans, as well as the impact the series has had on people, literature, film, music, television and social issues. This book is intended to be an enlightening and fun addition to Twilight fans’ collections, as well as a resource for universities. As such, papers should be written for a broad audience of academics and fans.

[UPDATE]: June - International Creative Writing Conference (UK) 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing: International Creative Writing Conference - Imperial College, London
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing 2015

The 18th Annual Great Writing International
Creative Writing Conference
Imperial College London
Sat. June 20th - Sun. June 21st 2015

Special Issue: MASCULINITIES

full name / name of organization: 
Writing from Below
contact email: 
S.Abblitt@latrobe.edu.au

Writing from Below calls for submissions for a special themed issue on queer and non-normative masculinities – the diversity of masculinities, the disruption of traditional hegemonic hetero

Indigenous Literatures and Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
michelle.raheja@ucr.edu

Please consider submitting a proposal to the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference at Portland State University November 6-8.

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