category: film and television

"Land and the American Dream" (Oct. 14-16, 2015, in Bucks County, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
The Precarious Alliance
contact email: 
michael.stamps@delval.edu

"Land and the American Dream": A Sustainability Symposium
Delaware Valley University
October 14–16, 2015
www.precariousalliance.org

CFP - Tracing Creation: Genetics, Genes, and Genealogies of Performance (deadline for submissions: 31 July 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Antwerp - Research Centre for Visual Poetics - The Didascalic Imagination
contact email: 
tracingcreation@uantwerpen.be

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Tracing Creation
Genetics, Genes, and Genealogies of Performance

An international conference organised by

[UPDATE] Screening Politics: Affect, Identity, and Uprising, October 2-3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies, University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

UPDATE: Keynote by Meghan Sutherland, Associate Professor of Visual Culture and Cinema Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga.

[UPDATE, deadline extended] THE REAL AND THE INTERMEDIAL, Oct 23-24, 2015 (deadline June 30) Film and Media Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
contact email: 
2015.real.intermedial@gmail.com

Following up on the themes introduced in our previous conferences dedicated to "film in the post-media age", the "cinema of sensations", "rethinking intermediality in the digital age", and "figuration

CFP for Edited Collection: Complicated Masculinities in Popular Culture (June 28, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Merry G. Perry and Dr. Cherise A. Pollard
contact email: 
complicatedmasc@gmail.com; mperry@wcupa.edu; cpollard@wcupa.edu

CFP: Complicated Masculinities in Popular Culture

Modalities: Politics and Poetics, 18-19 Sept 2015

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

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. 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?

SAMLA 87 Reception Studies

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
paul.dahlgren@gsw.edu

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of reception studies, including pedagogical work. Paper proposals addressing the SAMLA 87 theme are especially welcome.

Reminder: Edited Collection / Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale [Abstracts May 29th]

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University
contact email: 
globalspatialscale.collection@gmail.com

We are seeking essays for an edited collection titled Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale. The goal of the volume is to bring together interdisciplinary research on globalization spanning the humanities and social sciences that foregrounds theoretical and methodological conceptualizations of scale—how people, capital, goods, material infrastructure, ideas, and power aggregate along or slide among different degrees or levels of attachment, from personal to local to national to transnational.

Violent Bodies Graduate Conference at The Ohio State University, Oct. 30th-31st, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization (EGO) at The Ohio State University
contact email: 
ego.osu@gmail.com

Violent bodies pervade literature and cultural history and remain a topic of profound importance in current events.

American, British and Canadian Studies special issue: Fictions of Academia, Deadline: 1 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Ana-Karina Schneider / Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
contact email: 
karina.schneider@ulbsibiu.ro

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania (http://abcjournal.ulbsibiu.ro/index.html), invites submissions for a special issue on Fictions of Aca

CFP Critical Insights FILM volume Bonnie and Clyde abstracts due 7/15/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Martin/Pace University
contact email: 
doc.rmartin@gmail.com

The editor of a new Critical Insights FILM volume on Arthur Penn’s 1967 film, Bonnie and Clyde, seeks contributors to write chapters on any topic on the film.

CFP - Exploitation Cinema Revisited --Nov. 4-8, 2015, Madison, WI

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Film and History Conference
contact email: 
rmaureenrogers@gmail.com

CFP - Exploitation Cinema Revisited - 2015 Film and History Conference

2015 Film and History Conference - Theme: Journeys, Detours, and Breakdowns

CFP: "The Midwestern Moment: Essays in Early 20th c. Midwestern Regionalism"

full name / name of organization: 
Patricia Oman / Hastings College Press
contact email: 
hcpress@hastings.edu

Hastings College Press welcomes proposals for chapters for an edited volume focused on Midwestern regionalism during the first half of the twentieth century.

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to May 27th for Southern Writers, Southern Writing

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 conference featuring both critical submissions (seminar papers, articles,

Saga Making in Contemporary (Jap)animations

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA
contact email: 
takmancooldude@aol.com

Special session for 113th Annual Conference of Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association - Portland, Oregon Friday, November 6 - Sunday, November 8, 2015.

Fictions of Academia (to appear in June, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies (the journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania)
contact email: 
moseley@unca.edu

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, invites submissions for a special issue on Fictions of Academia, to be published in June 2016.

REMINDER: APCS 2015 Panel - "Narrative Borders: Literature, Film, and Psychoanalysis" (Oct 22-24 2015, New Brunswick NJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Margeaux Feldman and Philip Sayers
contact email: 
margeaux.feldman@mail.utoronto.ca; p.sayers@mail.utoronto.ca

For a panel for the Association for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society's 2015 Conference, we are seeking two papers on the intersections of psychoanalysis, literature, and film.

[Update] SCLA: "Positions" October 15-17, 2015,

full name / name of organization: 
SCLA
contact email: 
scla2015@mcneese.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 10

SLCA: "Positions" October 15-17, 2015 (New Orleans)
full name / name of organization:
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts (SCLA)
contact email:

[UPDATE; revised deadlines] Asia and the Historical Imagination: Edited Volume

full name / name of organization: 
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
asia_imagination@outlook.com

Asia and the Historical Imagination is an edited volume of essays that explores papers concerned with representations of Asia’s past.

Asia and the Historical Imagination: Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
asia_imagination@outlook.com

Asia and the Historical Imagination: Essays is a edited collection of essays concerned with representations of Asia’s past. The essays in this volume will complement a 3-day workshop that.

Last Chance to Book: 'Place-Based Arts: Brighton Writes'

full name / name of organization: 
University of Brighton
contact email: 
c21writings@brighton.ac.uk

Place-Based Arts: Brighton Writes
Friday 29 May 2015
Sallis Benney Theatre, Grand Parade, Brighton UK.

Alchemy in Harry Potter

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Mamary and Christine Myers/Monmouth College
contact email: 
alchemy@monmouthcollege.edu

Call for papers for a multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary collection of essays on alchemy in the Harry Potter novels.

MLA Options for Teaching Volume on Teaching Space, Place, and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Robert T. Tally Jr.
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

Essay proposals are invited for Teaching Space, Place, and Literature, a volume in the MLA’s Options for Teaching series to be edited by Robert T. Tally, Jr.

CFP: Justified (FX) Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Burkhead Ph.D. (University of North Alabama) and Stephanie Graves M.A. (Independent Scholar)
contact email: 
cynthia.burkhead@gmail.com / steph.graves@gmail.com

We are seeking essays addressing the contributions made by the FX series Justified to various aspects of television and American culture.

GLBTQ Studies at MAPACA - Philadelphia (Nov. 5 to 7, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
markjohn@alumni.tufts.edu

The GLBTQ Studies Area of MAPACA welcomes proposals of relevance to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities.

Call for Submissions to a Special Issue of the Journal of Popular Film and Television on Holmes Onscreen (Tentative Title)

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Ue, Department of English, University College London
contact email: 
ue_tom@hotmail.com

Heralded by The Telegraph as a ‘global phenomenon,’ BBC’s Sherlock is now one of the most commercially and critically successful television series of all time.

Digital Domains & Humanistic Thresholds: Literary Study, Composition, & Communications, Oct. 9-10, '15,Hilbert Col., Hamburg NY

full name / name of organization: 
Charles A.S. Ernst, coord. / New York College English Association
contact email: 
cernst@hilbert.edu

Papers & panels on all aspects of digital humanities in Eng. studies/pedagogy--literature of all periods/genres; composition, incl. creative & professional writing; communication studies, incl. film.

[UPDATE] Speculative Fiction – SAMLA - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Wenger Bro / Middle Georgia State College
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

Speculative fiction covers a broad range of narrative styles and genres.

[UPDATE] CFP Journal of Film and Video special issue: TV & Performance

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Owen Rawlins
contact email: 
jrawlins@indiana.edu

Journal of Film and Video
Special Issue on Television & Performance
Guest Editors: R. Colin Tait & Justin Owen Rawlins

EXTENDED DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 1, 2015

Wrestling with the Angels: Exploring Stuart Hall's Theoretical Legacy (25-27 February 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
TU Dortmund University, Germany
contact email: 
gerold.sedlmayr@tu-dortmund.de, florian.cord@uni-wuerzburg.de, marie.hologa@tu-dortmund.de

Stuart Hall, who passed away in February 2014, was one of the founding figures of what is known today as 'Cultural Studies' and long-time director of the renowned Centre for Contemporary Cultural Stud

HUMOROUS > DISRUPTIONS: Humour and Technologies of Disruption in Feminist Media Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Synoptique: An Online Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies
contact email: 
editor.synoptique@gmail.com

With its insightful and quirky brand of humour, Issa Rae's popular web series The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl (2011- 2013) has shown how alternative pathways for the production, circulation a

Poverty in Literature, Arts and the Media

full name / name of organization: 
Inter Artes - Dipartimento di Lettere e Filosofia - Università di Cassino
contact email: 
lab.interartes@gmail.com

The poor in literature, arts and in the media:
Artistic and social representations of poverty

CFP - From Margin to Center: Telling our Stories as a Form of Activism

full name / name of organization: 
DIVAS - Distinguished, Intellectual, Virtuous, Academic, Sistas
contact email: 
drdivas@gmail.com

The 4th Annual DIVAS Conference: From Margin to Center: 
Telling our Stories as a Form of Activism 
September 12, 2015 
 

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR CONTRACTED EDITED COLLECTION: HITCHCOCK--Proposals due 15 June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Douglas Cunningham, Westminster College
contact email: 
hitchcockanthology@gmail.com

Seeking 300-word proposals for an edited collection (already under contract with Salem Press) of 15 essays on the work of Alfred Hitchcock.

Good Guy? Bad Guy? Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
CFP Edited Collection
contact email: 
popculturestudies@yahoo.com

American popular culture, television in particular, is inundated with dramatic, popular television shows that blur the lines between good guys and bad guys.

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