category: film and television

Haunted Studies: The Ghost Stories of M. R. James

full name / name of organization: 
The Leeds Library
contact email: 
MRJconference@gmail.com

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Ramsey Campbell
Jacqueline Simpson
Andrew Smith

EXTENDED CFP DEADLINE 1/8/2016: "Digesting Discourses" at IU-Bloomington

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled “Digesting Discourses: Taste, Appetite, and Consumption,” to be held at Indiana University—Bloomington, March 4-5, 2016. Join us for our 14th annual conference hosted by the graduate students of the IU Department of English. Our 2016 keynote speaker is Dr. Roopali Mukherjee, Associate Professor of Media Studies at Queens College.

CFP: Nature and Environment in Australia - Conference 28 September-1 October 2016, University of Cologne

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Australian Studies (GASt)
contact email: 
victoria.herche@uni-koeln.de

Founded in 1989, the Association for Australian Studies (GASt) is a politically independent, interdisciplinary organisation devoted to furthering scholarship concerned in the broadest way with Austral

Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal [January 25th 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

Aelurus is an annual journal that publishes literary and theoretical scholarship from graduate students, which is run and staffed by graduate students in Weber State University’s Master of Arts in E

Cinema Television Literature Society Panels for American Literature Association Conference, May 26-29, 2016 San Francisco, CA

full name / name of organization: 
The Cinema Television Literature Society
contact email: 
Christine.Danelski@calstatela.edu

The Cinema Television Literature Society welcomes proposals for two panels to be held at the 2016 ALA Conference in San Francisco, May 26-29, 2016.

AlterNative Calls for Papers on Indigenous Autonomy Projects

full name / name of organization: 
Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga: New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence
contact email: 
editors@alternative.ac.nz

CALL FOR PAPERS ON INDIGENOUS AUTONOMY PROJECTS

Eudora Welty and Multimedia May 26-29, 2016 SUBMIT BY 12/15

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association // Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
pollack@bucknell.edu

Eudora Welty Society at the American Literature Association
San Francisco, CA May 26-29, 2016

Cultural Representations of the City International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest
contact email: 
conf.eng.ling@lls.unibuc.ro

ACED-18

THE 18TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT,
UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
LITERATURE AND CULTURAL STUDIES SECTION

CALL FOR PAPERS

PFC 2016 / Abstracts by March 1

full name / name of organization: 
Postwar Faculty Colloquium, University of North Texas
contact email: 
foertsch@unt.edu

UNT's Postwar Faculty Colloquium is a day-long event for postwar specialists across the humanities from the North Texas / South Oklahoma region. This year's keynote speakers are Andrew N.

Monster Studies and Pedagogy: Rocky Mountain MLA Special Topics Session 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ashleyszanter@gmail.com

In response to the question, “What do composition instructors do to engage disinterested students?” academia has one response gaining rapid popularity: “Monster Studies.” Intellectual interest

Monster Studies and Pedagogy: Rocky Mountain MLA Special Topics Session 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ashleyszanter@gmail.com

In response to the question, “What do composition instructors do to engage disinterested students?” academia has one response gaining rapid popularity: “Monster Studies.” Intellectual interest

CFP “Contact: The Sovereign Body and Realized Zones of Community in American Literature," Santa Barbara, CA, April 23rd 2016

full name / name of organization: 
American Cultures and Global Contexts Center, UCSB English Department
contact email: 
acgc.grad@gmail.com

UCSB's American Cultures and Global Contexts Center Presents:
“Contact: The Sovereign Body and Realized Zones of Community”
Conference Date: April 23rd, 2016 at UC Santa Barbara

Movements & Migrancies (April 27-28, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto, Department of English, Graduate English Association
contact email: 
torontogradconference@gmail.com

[There] are lines of articulation or segmentarity, strata and territories; but also lines of flight, movements of deterritorialization and destratification.

[Reminder] Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline (MadLit) – Proposals by 12/18/15; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Boundaries and intersections -- two contrasting metaphors and yet not quite a binary.

Call for Submissions (ongoing): The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Utell, Editor / The Space Between
contact email: 
janine.utell@gmail.com

The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945 is a peer-reviewed digital journal devoted to interdisciplinary scholarship on the period bracketed by the two World Wars.

Indigenous Cultural Practices in the Age of Globalization: The 2016 NTU International Theatre Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Drama and Theater, National Taiwan University
contact email: 
ntutheaterconference@ntu.edu.tw

In the 1980s, Anderson proposed the concept of “imagined community” to explain the emergence of nation-state.

Power Dynamics: 2016 UCSB Media and the Environment Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Grinberg and Christopher Walker
contact email: 
dgrinberg@umail.ucsb.edu

Power Dynamics: 2016 Media and the Environment Conference
University of California, Santa Barbara
April 29 and 30, 2016

[Reminder/Recordatorio] CFP/Llamado/Chamada: Todo Fontanarrosa/All Fontanarrosa

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Celina Bortolotto (Massey University, New Zealand) and Dr Annick Pellegrin (University of Mauritius)
contact email: 
fontanarrosaproject@gmail.com

Call for book chapter proposals: Todo Fontanarrosa: la obra de un completo humorista / All Fontanarrosa: The Work of a Complete Humourist

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery, April 1-2, 2016 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery
April 1-2, 2016

Critical Keynote Address: Patrick Deer (NYU)
Creative Keynote Address: Elisa Albert (Columbia)

Politics, Pedagogy, & Protest in Academia

full name / name of organization: 
Coastal Plains Graduate Liberal Arts Conference
contact email: 
coastalplains.uh@gmail.com

Event: 04/15/2016-04/16/2016
Location: Houston, Texas
Abstract Due Date: 01/15/2016

21 Century Performance and Research, 9-11 March 2016, University of Malta

full name / name of organization: 
21 Century Performance and Research Annual Conference hosted by the School of Performing Arts (University of Malta)
contact email: 
stefan.aquilina@um.edu.mt

21 Century Performance and Research
Annual Conference hosted by
the School of Performing Arts (University of Malta)

9-11 March 2016

Call for Proposals

Keynote Speakers:

Aelurus Graduate Journal: Deadline is January 25th, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Weber State University's Aelurus Graduate Journal
contact email: 
Aelurus@ weber.edu

Weber State University is accepting, poetry, fiction, non fiction, and scholarly articles for the Aelurus Graduate Journal.

The deadline for submissions is Monday, January 25th, 2016.

CFP: American Stand-up Comedians as Public Intellectuals (1/15/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Jared Champion (Young Harris College) and Pete Kunze (University of Texas at Austin)
contact email: 
standupintellectuals@gmail.com

CFP: American Stand-up Comedians as Public Intellectuals (1/15/16)

Taking a Stand: American Stand-up Comedians as Public Intellectuals

[REMINDER] Call for Papers: Cold War Narratives Reimagined (DUE DEC. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Yale University
contact email: 
yalecoldwarconference@gmail.com

Yale University, April 8-9, 2016
Deadline for submissions: December 15, 2015

[UPDATE] REMINDER: PRESUMED AUTONOMY: LITERATURE AND ART IN THEORY AND PRACTICE 10–13 MAY 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Stockholm University, Sweden
contact email: 
autonomy@english.su.se

Deadline for paper proposals: 15 December, 2015

Mad Men: The Conference, MTSU May 26-28, 2016, Submission deadline 12/31/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Michael N Goddard, University of Salford
contact email: 
m.n.goddard@salford.ac.uk

Mad Men: The Conference

Location: Middle Tenneesee State University, near Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Date: May 26-28, 2016

C PRACSIS International Conference on History, Theory and Writing 11&12January 2016 • Changanassery, Kerala, India

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia In Association with The Institute of Social Justice, Australian Catholic University and The Department of English, SB College Changanassery.
contact email: 
cpracsis@gmail.com

C PRACSIS announces its 2016 edition of International Conference on 'History, Theory and Writing'.

Play Me a Story: Videogames as Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University
contact email: 
videogamesasnarrative@gmail.com

Despite the exponential rise of videogames in contemporary culture (the gaming industry now being more lucrative than film) critical consideration of games as narrative texts remains in its infancy.

[UPDATE] Acacia Group’s Philip K. Dick Conference April 29-30 [JANUARY 15 Deadline]

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group at California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
dsandner@fullerton.edu

Call for Papers for the Acacia Group’s Philip K. Dick Conference to be held at Cal State Fullerton, April 29-30, 2016. Confirmed Special Guests: Dr.

Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies Issue 15 - articles and reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies
contact email: 
irishjournalgothichorror@gmail.com

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies is currently seeking submissions for Issue #15, to be published in late Summer 2016.

[UPDATE] Symposium Reading the Present through the Past

full name / name of organization: 
The Netherlands School for Literary Studies
contact email: 
vandamhd@cardiff.ac.uk

Reading the Present through the Past

Forms and Trajectories of Neo-Historical Fiction

Call for Papers

One-day symposium, 4 March 2016

Call for Submissions, special issue Migration, Transnationalism and the Cultural Logic of Global Identity, ABC Studies Journal

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

Migration, Transnationalism and the Cultural Logic of Global Identity
A special issue of the American, British and Canadian Studies Journal, December 2016

Watermark: Graduate Student Journal - Deadline to Submit: Feb. 8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Watermark: California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
csulbwatermark@gmail.com

Watermark, the annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by graduate students in the English Department at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking submissions for our tenth vol

Overwhelming Imagination: Achieving and Undermining Contradictions Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
I: project space + Open Ground Blog
contact email: 
overwhelmingimagination@yahoo.com

"Overwhelming Imagination: Achieving and Undermining Contradictions" invites art researchers to Beijing.

SKIN: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cybernetic Containers

full name / name of organization: 
Sensorium: Centre for Digital Arts and Technology
contact email: 
sensoriumsymposium@gmail.com

SKIN: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cybernetic Containers

April 8, 2016 York University, Toronto, Ontario

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