category: film and television

[UPDATE] THE LAND HAS A STORY

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
penncea@gmail.com

CALL for PROPOSALS

The Land Has a Story

Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA) 2015 Conference
October 1-3, 2015
Hilton Scranton and Conference Center

Papers and Panels: Sports and Violence Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Ashland Center for Nonviolence
contact email: 
acn@ashland.edu

Interdisciplinary Conference on Sports and Violence, March 19, 2016, Proposals due by October 31, 2015

International Seminar on Contemporary Pakistani Fiction in English (Date: 25-27 February, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Gauhati University
contact email: 
anjalidaimari@yahoo.com; fardina1@yahoo.co.in

The Department of English, Gauhati University, in its series International Seminars on Contemporary South Asian Fictions in English is happy to announce the second conference of the series.

“Pop Scene: Culture and Opposition in 1990s Britain”

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Benjamin Halligan / University of Salford, Greater Manchester
contact email: 
b.halligan@salford.ac.uk

Call for Proposals:

“Pop Scene: Culture and Opposition in 1990s Britain”

The Ruin, the Future

full name / name of organization: 
Transformations
contact email: 
editor@transformationsjournal.org

Transformations: CFP: Issue 28

The Ruin, the Future

New Journal: The Bulletin of International Association for Robin Hood Studies

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Robin Hood Studies
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu; valerie.johnson@lmc.gatech.edu

The International Association for Robin Hood Studies (IARHS) is pleased to announce the creation of a new, peer-reviewed, open-access journal, The Bulletin of the International Association for Robin H

(Post?) Modernist Hitchcock --NEMLA Convention March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Schopp/ Northeast Modern Language Association 2016 Conference
contact email: 
Andrew.Schopp@ncc.edu

In terms of simple chronology, Alfred Hitchock’s films span the Modernist era up through the beginning of the postmodern era.

Postmodern Gods and Monsters: Gender, Sexuality, Power--NEMLA Convention March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Schopp/ Northeast Modern Language Association 2016 Conference
contact email: 
Andrew.Schopp@ncc.edu

The postmodern god figure has been a staple of postmodern art at the very least since John Barth published Lost in the Funhouse, in which the god figure, both author and father, was simultaneously cha

Wonder Tales: The 37th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
moiraine@gmail.com

Thirty-Seventh International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts

Wonder Tales

March 16-20, 2016

Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel

"Ruined!" On Failed Adaptations from Page to Screen | NeMLA 2016 (Abstract Submission Deadline: September 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
derek.s.mcgrath@gmail.com

This session will explore adaptations that fail in some way. Among our goals, we would like to identify what could be productive about failed adaptations. How do such failures identify what not to do, and can an adaptation that fails to be faithful to its source material still produce a valuable, worthwhile text? We are particularly interested in proposals that look at the adaptation of older artistic and literary forms in online and/or interactive content.

Submit abstracts (300 words maximum) by September 30, 2015, to Session ID#15658 at https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/15658

1968 and Global Cinema - panel at SCMS Atlanta 2015 - Abstracts due AUG 5

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
s.saljoughi@gmail.com and crgerhardt@gmail.com

CfP- 2016 SCMS - 1968 + Global Cinema - 3/30-4/3/16 - Atlanta, Georgia

1968 and Global Cinema

Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference

Hilton Atlanta, March 30 - April 3, 2016

7th Biennial British Shakespeare Association Conference: Shakespearean Transformations, 8-11 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull
contact email: 
bsa2016@hull.ac.uk

7th Biennial British Shakespeare Association Conference

Shakespearean Transformations: Death, Life, and Afterlives

University of Hull, 8-11 September 2016

www.hull.ac.uk/bsa2016

'Facts and Fictions' - First Workshop of 'The Art of Identification' Network, University of Birmingham, Tuesday 13 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Art of Identification
contact email: 
theartofidentification@gmail.com

The Art of Identification network, funded by a networking grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) intends to bring together a range of academics and practitioners in order to explor

[UPDATE] "Daddy, What did you Do in the Culture Wars?": Academia and Public Life - NeMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association - Hartford CT, March 17-20, 1016
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu, wal209@lehigh.edu

It’s been almost thirty years since Allan Bloom made his clarion call to classicism within the American academy with the publication of The Closing of the American Mind.

UPDATE: CFP: Virtual/Physical Fan Spaces for Special Edition of the Journal of Fandom Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Nielsen / Journal of Fandom Studies
contact email: 
elizabeth.j.nielsen@gmail.com

As proven by the popularity of this year’s San Diego Comic Con, fan spaces are increasingly important culturally and financially.

[UPDATE] [SCMS 2016 CFP] Spaces of Spectatorship: Architectures of the Projected Image

full name / name of organization: 
Swagato Chakravorty / Yale University
contact email: 
swagato.chakravorty@yale.edu

The dispositif of the moving and projected image, defying its ossification under the weight of seventies-era apparatus theory, has returned to prominence. Screen architectures and moving-image installations have characterized a large-scale reconfiguration and reimagination of the dispositifs of cinema in the decades leading from the late twentieth into the early twenty-first century. The architecture of the moving and projected image has been at the center of this renewed focus on the dispositif. Scholarly accounts too often try to retroject works from this period into a genealogy rooted in the discourse of American Minimalist art (and related phenomenological concerns), or else recycle an older rhetoric of immersive spectatorship and theories of the spectacle.

[SCMS 2016 CFP]: Gay Porn and Barebacking **Due August 5th, 2015**

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth T. Pinion
contact email: 
kenneth.pinion@stonybrook.edu

To what degree can we position historically the ongoing resurgence of barebacking or "breeding" in the gay porn industry?

The Weird & the Southern Imaginary - Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Travis Rozier / Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz; Bob Hodges / University of Washington
contact email: 
jamesrzr138@gmail.com; bhodge4@gmail.com

Keynote: The Weird & the Southern Imaginary will introduce the aesthetics and generic conventions of the Weird to cultural studies of the U.S.

CFP Anthology on Girl Labor (non-western and new media)

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Anselmo-Sequeira
contact email: 
danselmo@uci.edu

We are looking for original contributions for an anthology on the history of girl labor to be published by an American university press.

ACLA 2016: Pedagogy, in Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Carolyn Laubender/ Duke University
contact email: 
ccl23@duke.edu

As two of the three famous "hermeneutics of suspicion", Marxism and psychoanalysis both have an important but conflicted relationship with the work of education.

[UPDATE] Call for Paper: Special Issue of Tamkang Review on “Problematizing East Asia” (Deadline extended to September 6)

full name / name of organization: 
"Problematizing East Asia" / Special Issue of Tamkang Review
contact email: 
peatn2015@gmail.com

I. Guest Editors

Yen-bin Chiou, (Department of English, National Chengchi University, Taiwan)

A CRITICAL COMPANION TO TIM BURTON (Abstr. by 30 September)

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Adam Barkman and Dr. Antonio Sanna
contact email: 
adam_barkman@hotmail.com isonisanna@hotmail.com

Tim Burton is certainly one of the most popular directors of contemporary Hollywood.

Looking for Public Humanities Pieces on "America"

full name / name of organization: 
'Merica Magazine: for the unlikely patriot......
contact email: 
mericamagazine@gmail.com

It is our contention that a magazine like this has needed to exist for a while.

Perry, Politics, and Propaganda

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
jlamar@odu.edu

Tyler Perry has become an African-American cultural icon through his stage plays, films, sitcoms, and now, primetime dramas.

NeMLA 2016 -- Comment dit-on "queer" en français? Queer Theory in French

full name / name of organization: 
Adam J. Dexter / NeMLA
contact email: 
adexter@tulane.edu

47th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Hartford, Connecticut, USA
17 March - 20 March 2016

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Sept. 30, 2015

American Film Acting: Sociohistorical Perspectives (SCMS, Atlanta - March 30-April 3, 2016 - Proposal Deadline August 7))

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Balcerzak / Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) Conference
contact email: 
sbalcerzak@niu.edu

While we often discuss the codes of American film acting in terms of production and star image, this panel considers the sociohistorical contexts.

CFP - "Let's Hear it For the Girls": Girlhood, Media and Popular Culture, 1990-present (12 March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Research Centre, University of Warwick
contact email: 
girlsandgirlhood@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Carol Dyhouse (University of Sussex)
Prof. Rosalind Gill (City University London)

Reading Risk in Contemporary U.S. Fiction and Culture (02/10/15) - A Postgraduate and Early Career Rersearcher Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Birmingham, UK
contact email: 
riskinUSfiction@gmail.com

Five days after 9/11, Republican Party activist James Pinkerton proclaimed that ‘the World Trade Center has been destroyed, but this has also been a crushing defeat for irony, cynicism and hipness.

CFP: 42nd Annual Conference of the African Literature Association (April 6-9, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
African Literature Association
contact email: 
atlanta@ala2016.com

Emory University and Kennesaw State University
cordially invite you to submit your proposals for seminars, roundtables, and panels
at the
African Literature Association 2016 Conference

[UPDATE] GENDER, RACE, AND TRANSFORMATION, Oct 30th to Nov 1st, 2015, Pacific University, Oregon

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific University's Center for Gender Equity and Gender & Sexuality Studies 2nd Biennial Conference
contact email: 
Rampton@pacificu.edu

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 31ST

Friday, October 30th to Sunday, November 1st, 2015
Pacific University
Hillsboro, Oregon

SCMS 2016 Conference Panel: "Media and Surveillance"

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema & Media Studies 2016, Atlanta, March 30-April 3
contact email: 
lisahan@umail.ucsb.edu

Media and Surveillance

CFP: Investigating the Woman in Crime Film Narratives and Popular Media (SCMS 2016 Atlanta, GA March 30-April 3)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Delahousse
contact email: 
sdelahousse@york.cuny.edu

Since the 19th century, the popular press has engaged in sensationalized crime stories involving women as investigators or perpetrators that captivate readers and influence cultural tastes.

Spaces of Spectatorship: Architectures of the Projected Image

full name / name of organization: 
Swagato Chakravorty / Yale University
contact email: 
swagato.chakravorty@yale.edu

The dispositif of the moving and projected image, defying its ossification under the weight of seventies-era apparatus theory, has returned to prominence. Screen architectures and moving-image installations have characterized a large-scale reconfiguration and reimagination of the dispositifs of cinema in the decades leading from the late twentieth into the early twenty-first century.

Panel CFP: Media, Ecology, and New Materialism (SCMS Atlanta Panel, March 30-April 3, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel W Jekanowski / Concordia University & Kenneth Rogers / York University
contact email: 
rachel.jekanowski@concordia.ca

Panel CFP: Media, Ecology, and New Materialism

SCMS Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia
March 30-April 3, 2016

Individual proposals due: Aug 5, 2015

Southern Studies Conference 5-6 Feb. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
jhavard@aum.edu

Now in its eighth year, the AUM Southern Studies Conference invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. The conference will be held 5-6 February 2016.

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