category: film and television

Society for the Study of Southern Literature Conference Boston, March 10‐12, 2016 The South in the North

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
ssslboston2016@gmail.com

Taking place for the first time in a non-Southern venue, SSSL’s conference next year in Boston will focus on challenges to and reconfigurations of North/South binaries in regional, national, hemisph

Transnational Visions of Paul Frederick Bowles, 25-27 November 2015, Antalya, Turkey

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey
contact email: 
rchandar@msn.com

Abstracts for 20-minute presentations are invited on any topic--literature, music, biography, storytelling, and the expatriate experience in Morocco.

CFP: Literature and Censorship (Deadline Sep 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry 2.2
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

India is one of the few countries in the world to have a film censor board.

Call for papers and creative writing the quint 7.4 DEADLINE 15/08/15

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

"THEORIZING FEMINIST MEDIA AND COMEDY" (SCMS Atlanta Panel, March 30 - April 3, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Maggie Hennefeld / University of Minnesota
contact email: 
henne462@umn.edu

Theorizing Feminist Media and Comedy

[UPDATE]: Extension-25 July, Modalities: Politics and Poetics, 18-19 Sept 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
submissions@modalities2015.com

Deadline Extended to 25 July 2015!

For full CFP and complete information, please visit our conference website at Modalities2015.com. (Original CFP post to UPenn)

This is a symposium about -alities. Now commonplace, terms like temporality, governmentality, positionality, and so on have made their way into literary studies and the humanities more broadly. We choose to consider not "environment," say, but "environmentality" in order to avoid sounding monolithic or reified. But if these terms are more than academic politesse, it is time to revisit what we mean by monolithic, reified, and, of course, -ality. The broadening of scholarship beyond the human now underway requires that we take a fresh look at the poetics and politics of interpretation, whether or not our scholarship studies the nonhuman explicitly. At the precise moment at which we are being told to look “outside,” we need to get clear again: what is this outside? Is it thinkable? Can we say what we have been saying in such a climate?

« Azincourt or Agincourt : Remembering and Representing the Hundred Years War » (08/28/15; 11/06/15)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toulouse Jean Jaurès & CUFR Champollion
contact email: 
nrivere@univ-tlse2.fr

« Azincourt or Agincourt : Remembering and Representing the Hundred Years War »

6 November 2015, University of Toulouse, France.

Special Edition of the Journal of Fandom Studies on "Fan Spaces"

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.

"Defining Deviancy: Modern Sexuality and the Global Hygiene Film" (SCMS 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Courtney Andree / Washington University in St. Louis
contact email: 
courtney.andree@wustl.edu

Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference
Hilton Atlanta, March 30 - April 3, 2016

Modernist Localities Panel - abstract due July 14th

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University Graduate Symposium - September 18-19 2015 Conference - "Modalities"
contact email: 
ktmacdonnell@gmail.com

We are looking for a third contributor for a panel on "Localities" at Rice University in Houston, Texas.

Call for Submissions to StoryTelling: Analyses of Popular Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
StoryTelling: A Critical Journal of Popular Narrative
contact email: 
Barbara Szubinska at Barbara.Szubinska@EKU.EDU or Julie Wilhelm at jwilhelm@nu.edu

StoryTelling is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to analyses of popular narrative in the widest sense of the phrase and as evidenced in the media and all aspects of culture.

True Detective (Nic Pizzolatto, 2014–)

full name / name of organization: 
Scott F. Stoddart
contact email: 
sstoddart@jjay.cuny.edu

Since bursting onto American screens in June 2014, HBO series True Detective– a unique take on the American crime drama genre, dripping with literary and cinematic influence– immediately attracted positive acclaim, earning it many nominations in prime awards ceremonies, significantly the Emmys and the Golden Globes, as well as winning a BAFTA for Outstanding Television Series.

SHAKESPEARE ON FILM AND TELEVISION, March 21-25, 2016, Seattle, WA, Proposals due by October 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
richard.vela@uncp.edu

The National PCA/ACA Conference meets this year in Seattle, WA at the Sheraton Hotel, from March 21-25, 2016.

Proposals are due by October 1, 2015

UPDATED - CFP for edited collection on the Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase One

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kristin M. Barton
contact email: 
kmbarton@daltonstate.edu

As one of the biggest and most successful film franchises of all time, Marvel’s approach to developing an interconnected film universe has seemingly revolutionized the way superhero films are being

CFP: Air and the Visual Session at the AAH 2016 Conference (7–9 April 2016); CFP Deadline: 9 November 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Sciampacone / Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
asciampacone@gmail.com

Air and the Visual Session
Association of Art Historians 2016 Conference
University of Edinburgh
7–9 April 2016

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

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.

Technologies of Movement, Movements in Technology (SCMS 2016 Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Philippe Bédard / Université de Montréal
contact email: 
bedphil@gmail.com

Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference
Atlanta, Georgia - March 30-April 3, 2016

[UPDATE] REČI: A JOURNAL OF LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE, 8TH ISSUE, NEW DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 31 JULY 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University, Belgrade (Serbia)
contact email: 
reci@alfa.edu.rs

It is our pleasure to inform you that the deadline for manuscript submission for the 8th issue of Reči: a Journal of Language, Literature and Culture has been extended to 31 July 2015.

Rethinking Transcendental Style (SCMS 2016 Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Chyutin (University of Pittsburgh) and Cristina Ruiz-Poveda (University of Florida)
contact email: 
cruizpoveda@ufl.edu

Rethinking Transcendental Style:
New Approaches to Spirituality and Cinematic Form

452°F Journal: “Thinking about Affect in Culture and Art”

full name / name of organization: 
452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

http://452f.com/index.php/en/convocatoria14

[UPDATE] Aquí y Ahora: TV and Film in Spain" (March 25-26, 2016, in Swarthmore College, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
Swarthmore College (PA, USA)
contact email: 
agrasve1@swarthmore.edu

Aquí y ahora: TV and Film Production in Contemporary Spain: International Conference
Swarthmore College, Bryn Mawr College, Haverford College
March 25–26, 2016

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster In Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Trayers/Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
trayers.shane@gmail.com

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster in Culture
Area of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
37th Annual Conference

Special Issue on 21st Century Film and Television

full name / name of organization: 
The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
cbaron@bgsu.edu

The Projector is developing a special (potentially double) issue on the evolving roles of television and film in the twenty-first century.

Science Fiction and the Medical Humanities (Journal Issue - BMJ Medical Humanities) Deadline 1 March 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Gavin Miller / University of Glasgow
contact email: 
arts-scifimedhums@glasgow.ac.uk

The BMJ Group journal Medical Humanities will be publishing a special issue: ‘Science Fiction and the Medical Humanities’.We invite papers of broad interest to an international readership of medic

Product, Production, Productivity: A Women’s Studies Symposium, December 10th-12th 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
wmyong@ntu.edu.sg

This symposium calls for reflections on the relationship between women and productivity in its myriad forms and various situations.

What Is Queer About Horror? SCMS, Atlanta GA, March 30 - April 3, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Marra, Ashley R. Smith
contact email: 
peter.marra@wayne.edu, ashleysmith2017@u.northwestern.edu

What Is Queer About Horror?

Society for Cinema and Media Studies: Atlanta GA, March 30 - April 3rd, 2016

"Strange Bedfellows" (dis)junctions UC Riverside Graduate Conference 2015 -- Nov. 2-3, 2015; abstracts due July 30th [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
(dis)junctions Graduate Conference / University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2015@gmail.com

“Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.”-Shakespeare’s The Tempest (2.2)

CFP - Global Dialogues: Digital Fashion Marketing, London 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Coventry University London Campus
contact email: 
Monique.Hylands-White@culc.coventry.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Global Dialogues: Digital Fashion Marketing

Date: Friday 4th September 2015

Venue: Coventry University London Campus, University House,

Resistance: Lives of Dissent and Revolt / SIUC / November 6-7, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
18th Annual Building Bridges Graduate Conference
contact email: 
amy.ray.stewart@siu.edu

Call for Papers

RESISTANCE: LIVES OF DISSENT AND REVOLT
18th Annual Building Bridges Graduate Conference
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, Illinois
November 6-7, 2015

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED - Ireland: Memory and Monument (ACIS-West), Proposals due July 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies, Western Region
contact email: 
aciswest2015@gmail.com

The 31st Annual Meeting
 of the
 American Conference for Irish Studies Western Regional

"Ireland: Memory and Monument"

Rapid City, South Dakota
October 16-18, 2015

Call for Publications - Verge: Studies in Global Asias (Special Issue: Asian Empires & Imperialism), due Aug 1

full name / name of organization: 
Verge: Studies in Global Asias
contact email: 
verge@psu.edu

Verge: Studies in Global Asias is a new journal that includes scholarship from scholars in both Asian and Asian American Studies.

Disability in Postcolonial Literature and Film due Sept 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA, The Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
vedere@gwu.edu

This panel invites submissions on the subject of disability as represented and narrativized in postcolonial literatures and cinema of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

The Representation of Youth in Contemporary French Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Romain Chareyron/NeMLA Conference 2016
contact email: 
romain.chareyron@wsu.edu

NeMLA 2016
The representation of youth in contemporary French cinema

Care and the End of Life. Monday 18th January - Wednesday 20th January 2016: London: UK

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
care@inter-disciplinary.net

Care and the End of Life
A Dying and Death Project

Call for Presentations 2016

Monday 18th January – Wednesday 20th January 2016
London, United Kingdom

Call for book proposals: Global Exploitation Cinemas

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Johnny Walker / Northumbria University
contact email: 
johnny.walker@northumbria.ac.uk

CALL FOR BOOK PROPOSALS

New series from Bloomsbury:

GLOBAL EXPLOITATION CINEMAS

Series editors:
Dr Johnny Walker (Northumbria, UK) / Dr Austin Fisher (Bournemouth, UK)

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