category: film and television

[UPDATE]The Future of Human(ity) 22-24 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
CICAS: Center for Interdisciplinary Collaboration in the Arts and Sciences
contact email: 
sarahw@nipissingu.ca

CICAS, the Center for Interdisciplinary Collaboration in the Arts and Sciences, invites proposals for its inaugural conference on the theme of The Future of Humanity.

[UPDATE] Vehicles for Thought: Goldsmiths Graduate Festival 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths University of London
contact email: 
D.Gkitsa@gold.ac.uk

DEADLINE EXTENDED MARCH 11. The Goldsmiths Graduate Festival is an important celebration of postgraduate research in Goldsmiths and in universities nationally and internationally.

Extending Play 3: Temporalities of Play, Sept. 30 & Oct. 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University
contact email: 
extendingplay@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Extending Play 3: Temporalities of Play

School of Communication & Information, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Conference Dates: Sept. 30 & Oct. 1, 2016

The 2nd Language, Culture and Literature Workshop, Antalya, TURKEY (June 8-10, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Akdeniz University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Language and Literature
contact email: 
info@englanglit.org

The 2nd Language, Culture and Literature Workshop aims to bring together academics, teachers, and artists to exchange information and share their experiences, ideas, and research results about all asp

MLA Conference Panel--Wounding and Caring: Vulnerable Bodies in Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Amit R. Baishya, Andreea Marculescu
contact email: 
arbaishya1@ou.edu; amarcule@uci.edu

This panel seeks papers on literary and visual representations of vulnerable bodies and of their inscription in various historical and socio-political frameworks of care.

CFA: Black Matters - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture
contact email: 
info.diffractions@gmail.com

Deadline for articles: May 30 2016

Call for papers Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D (Volume 1 Issue 2 March-April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
JRSD
contact email: 
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D

http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/humanities-cultural

Nordic Irish Studies journal - general submissions (deadline: 31 March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Dalarna University Centre for Irish Studies, Dalarna University, Sweden
contact email: 
cza@du.se

Nordic Irish Studies is looking for submissions on any aspect within the field of Irish Studies for the 2016 regular issue (December 2016). Nordic Irish Studies is a peer-reviewed journal.

Routes of Difference: Migration in Artistic, Academic and Media Discourses. Lisbon - November 24-25, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
CECC - Research Centre for Communication and Culture
contact email: 
cecc@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

Although migratory movements have always existed throughout history, migration is nowadays usually associated with globalization and the resulting increase in the global mobility of people and informa

Music and Sexuality: November 10-12, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The International Word and Music Association Forum (WMAF)
contact email: 
wmaforum@gmail.com

The Forum for the International Association for Word and Music Studies (WMAF) announces its Fourth Biennial International Conference to be held at the Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona, USA f

'Studies in Horror and the Gothic': A Special Issue of Palgrave Communications. Proposals/Sept 2016, Final Articles/Nov 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Palgrave Communications
contact email: 
Palcomms@palgrave.com

STUDIES IN HORROR AND THE GOTHIC

Deadline for article proposals: September 1, 2016
Final deadline for full submissions: November 1, 2016

ReFocus: The Films of William Castle. Abstracts due May 15, 2016.

full name / name of organization: 
Murray Leeder
contact email: 
murray.leeder@nucleus.com

William Castle will likely forever be remembered first as “The Master of Gimmicks” and “The Abominable Showman”: the director of exciting gimmick films like Macabre (1958), House on Haunted Hi

CFP: Revisiting Audiences: Reception, Identity, Technology postgrad and early career symposium 9-10 June 2016 Uni of Otago

full name / name of organization: 
Owain Gwynne
contact email: 
mfco_ecg@otago.ac.nz

Revisiting Audiences: Reception, Identity, Technology
9th – 10th, June 2016

MLA 2017: William Carlos Williams and Democracy (Deadline March 7, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
William Carlos Williams Society
contact email: 
neri.sandoval@icould.com

This panel considers the numerous ways in which the work of William Carlos Williams engages with socio-economic and political formations in the United States.

Samuel Beckett: Performance / Art / Writing

full name / name of organization: 
London Beckett Seminar, School of Advanced Study, University of London
contact email: 
londonbeckettseminar@gmail.com

Samuel Beckett: Performance/Art/Writing.
26-28 May 2016

A London Beckett Seminar Conference at the Institute of English Studies,School of Advanced Study, Senate House, University of London

CFP - Samuel Beckett and World Literature, University of Kent

full name / name of organization: 
Thirthankar Chakraborty, University of Kent
contact email: 
T.Chakraborty@kent.ac.uk

This international conference is designed to address the questions of Beckett as a figure of world literature and world literature as figured in Beckett.

[UPDATE] British Comparative Literature Association XIV Triennial Conference 'Salvage'

full name / name of organization: 
British Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
bcla2016@wlv.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS

‘Salvage’

The Fourteenth Triennial Conference
of the
British Comparative Literature Association

To Boldly Go: Gender, Sexuality and Difference in the Star Trek Universe

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Bacon
contact email: 
baconetti@googlemail.com

To Boldly Go: Gender, Sexuality and Difference in the Star Trek Universe

Pop Culture panel at MMLA 2016 Nov 10-13

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmlapopculture2016@gmail.com

In the spirit of this year’s conference theme of “Border States,” we welcome papers that explore borders in all their diverse forms in popular culture.

Remediating Boundaries between Children’s Print and Digital Media (MLA, 1/5/17-1/8/17, 3/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (University of Texas at Austin)
contact email: 
pkunze@utexas.edu

At the outset of their landmark work, Remediation: Understanding New Media, Jay David Bolter and Richard Grusin explain the “double logic” of remediation accordingly: “Our culture wants both to

Postcolonial Animality

full name / name of organization: 
Amit R. Baishya, Suvadip Sinha
contact email: 
arbaishya1@ou.edu; ssinha@umn.edu

From one perspective, postcolonial studies and animal studies should be natural allies as both interrogate the shifting limits of the human-animal binary.

[UPDATE] CFP-- The Cine-Files seeks essays for special issue on cinematic affect

full name / name of organization: 
The Cine-Files, www.thecine-files.com
contact email: 
editor@thecine-files.com

Deadline Approaching-- March 1

"Re-conceptualizing Cultures of Remote Warfare:" Special Issue of The Journal of War and Culture Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca A. Adelman (University of Maryland Baltimore County) and David Kieran (Washington and Jefferson College)
contact email: 
dkieran@washjeff.edu

We are now into the second century in which aerial warfare is commonplace in a range of forms, and the second decade in which drone warfare is routinized.

Writing Resistance (Guaranteed panel, MLA 2017, 5-8 January, Philadelphia, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Forum on Transdisciplinary Connections between History and Literature
contact email: 
helmers@uwosh.edu

The Forum on Transdisciplinary Connections between History and Literature is soliciting papers on the topic of historical approaches to “writing resistance” or “writing rebellion”.

This Rough Magic - Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic / www.thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

UPDATE - Connecting the Dots in a Glocalized World 3rd International Conference on Language, Linguistics, Literature and Transla

full name / name of organization: 
Sultan Qaboos University
contact email: 
squconference2016@gmail.com

Connecting the Dots in a Glocalized World 2016 will provide a forum for the exchange of ideas in the four main disciplines of language, linguistics, literature and translation.

[UPDATE] Queer Death, De(con)struction, and Contagion: Affective Rhythms in Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Merced/Queer Theory Symposium Committee
contact email: 
l: sagebeth.perdue@gmail.com or mshaw4@ucmerced.edu

Inaugural Interdisciplinary Queer Studies Symposium University of California, Merced
Saturday, April 9th, 2016

Keynote: Eric A. Stanley, UC Riverside

Monsters—SAMLA—November 4-6, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Crystal O’Leary-Davidson / Middle Georgia State University
contact email: 
crystal.odavidson@mga.edu

Monsters remain powerful creatures for what they are and what they represent.

UPDATE: CFP For Action Figure Essay Collection Under Contract With McFarland

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Alexandratos/Queensborough Community College (CUNY)
contact email: 
jsalexan@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Verging: Technologies/Practices/Aesthetics in Contemporary Documentary

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Consortium: Cinema and Media Studies at York University, Toronto
contact email: 
verging2016@gmail.com


Two-day Symposium (March 18th - 19th), Toronto

Added Guests**** Jonathan Harris, Ralph Dfouni, and Ghassan Fayad
Deadline Approaching: Friday, February 19th by 5PM

SAMLA: Authorship and Audience in Dystopian Film [proposal due May 27; conference Nov 4-6 2016, Jacksonville, FL]

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Film Studies Group
contact email: 
samlafilmstudies@gmail.com

From film noir to sci-fi, Terry Gilliam to David Lynch, dystopian narratives continue to hold a prominent place in film across independent, Hollywood, and international film communities.

Conference “Theory and Practice of Authenticity in Global Cultural Production”

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Global Studies, University of Bern
contact email: 
christina.cavedon@ens.unibe.ch

While in academia the notion of authenticity has been increasingly discredited, it thrives as a label within popular discourses and for the marketing of cultural artefacts.

"Samuel Beckett and World Literature", 4 to 5 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Thirthankar Chakraborty, University of Kent
contact email: 
beckettworldlit@kent.ac.uk

Keynotes
Stanley E. Gontarski, Florida State University
Fábio de Souza Andrade, University of São Paulo

Call for Chapter Proposals - Disability and Media

full name / name of organization: 
Amber George/ JL Schatz/Cornell University/Binghamton University
contact email: 
mediaanddisability@gmail.com

MediAbility: Transforming Disability in the Media

Urban Ekphrasis (SCMLA Dallas, November 3-5, 2016) Abstracts due 2/20

full name / name of organization: 
Proposed Special Session, South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
anne.keefe@unt.edu

This panel will explore the interaction between verbal and visual in urban spaces. Papers focusing on interart exchange between the literary and visual arts in and/or about the city are invited.

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