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CFP: Gender & Technology (12/1/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:28pm
Still, Brian

Call for Papers: Gender & Technology Plenary Session
2007 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
The 28th Annual Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA
February 14-17, 2007
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico
The 2007 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency downtown. Further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at <> .


CFP: Computers and Writing 2007: Virtual Urbanism (12/20/06; 5/17/07-5/20/07)

Friday, August 4, 2006 - 1:26pm

Computers and Writing 2007: Virtual Urbanism

May 17-20, 2007
Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan

Deadline for proposals: midnight, December 20, 2006.
Website for proposal submission and information:

Featured Speakers:
Geoffrey Sirc, Professor of English, University of Minnesota
Hellen Liggett, Professor of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University
Richard Doyal, Professor of English, Penn State University

CFP: Radical Media In Chicago (no deadline noted; SCMS, 3/8/07-3/11/07)

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 3:16am
Stephen Macek

CFP: Radical Media In Chicago ( Society for Cinema and Media Studies =
Conference, Chicago, IL, 3/8-3/11/07)
>From progressive magazine In These Times to the radical radio show This is =
Hell, from the thriving Chicago IndyMedia website to the cable access TV =
show Labor Beat and political documentaries by Kartemquin films, Chicago =
is home a wealth of radical and alternative media. Yet, such challenges =
from below to the hegemony of the corporate media rarely receive the =
attention they deserve from media scholars. This panel invites papers that =
examine the politics and/or economics of radical media making in Chicago =

CFP: National Identity &amp; U.S. Occupation (8/15/06; SCMS, 3/8/07-3/11/07)

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 3:16am
Ed Chan

2007 Society for Cinema & Media Studies Conference, March 8-11Chicago,
Illinois Panel: Narratives of National Identity in the Aftermath of U.S.
Occupation Discussions of contemporary globalization, which have for so
long been preoccupied with the question of Americanization, become even
more salient in the wake of U.S. occupation and nation building in Iraq
and Afghanistan. Yet, these aren't the only domains of occupation: the
Philippines, Japan, Germany, and Korea have also been subject to direct
U.S. occupation. We invite papers that examine the artifacts of
occupation in all SCMS-applicable forms. Papers might engage questions

CFP: Adaptation (11/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:44pm
Leslie Fife

  Deadline for Abstracts: Nov 1, 2006
  For the 2007 Popular Culture Association (PCA)/
  American Culture Association (ACA) Conference
  in Boston, Massachusetts, from April 4th to April 7th.
  Adaptation studies, long the step-child to both literary studies
  and film studies, has begun to mature into its own discipline
  spanning the gaps between film, literature, and translation
  studies. Since at least the time of George Bluestone a handful
  of scholars has worked to understand adaptation not simply
  as a way of thinking about literary works that have been

CFP: Digital Games (11/1/06, PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:44pm
Leslie Fife

  CFP: Digital Games
  PCA/ACA National Conference
  April 4-7, 2007
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
  Abstract Submission Deadline: November 1, 2006
  The Digital Games area of the Popular Culture Association
  invites papers/panels on digital games (video games, computer
  games, arcade games, etc.) and digital game studies for the Popular
  Culture Association/American Culture Association National
  Conference to be held April 4-7, 2007, at the Boston Marriott
  Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts. All topics related to
  digital games and digital game studies will be considered.

CFP: Complexity Theory and Cultural Artifacts (8/20/06; SCMS, 3/8/07-3/11/07)

Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:43pm
DuBose, Mike S.

Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS)
March 8-11, 2007
Chicago, IL

=93Complexity Theory and Cultural Artifacts=94

Papers are sought which apply scholarship from the growing field of =
Complexity Studies (dealing with emergence, cultural complexity, =
protocol, control, information, technology, network theory) in their =
analysis of mediated texts. Of particular interest are papers which =
address the role of complexity and cultural artifacts in relation to =
multiculturalism, nationalism, transnationalism, postcolonialism, or =
identity politics, as manifest withinin (or in relation to) the public =