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Dangerous, Transgressive, and Unloved: The View From Way Outside (3/1/10; 11/11-14/10)

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Sunday, March 7, 2010 - 10:19pm
Cynthia J. Miller/Film & History

Call for Papers

"Dangerous, Transgressive, and Unloved: The View from Way Outside"
2010 Film & History Conference: Representations of Love in Film and Television
November 11-14, 2010
Hyatt Regency Milwaukee
www.uwosh.edu/filmandhistory
Third Round Deadline: June 1, 2010

AREA: Dangerous, Transgressive, and Unloved: The View from Way Outside:

[UPDATE] (dis)junctions 2010 graduate conference, April 9-10

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Sunday, March 7, 2010 - 7:46pm
University of California, Riverside

The deadline for proposals to the (dis)junctions 2010 graduate conference at the University of California, Riverside has been extended to March 11. The general cfp and panel specific cfp's can be found at http://english.ucr.edu/gsea/disjunctions/ . Below is a new panel cfp, not yet posted on the website. Note that the cfp's have not been updated to reflect the new deadline.

This Mad Mad Mad Crisis; Where Will It Take Us Next

PAMLA 2010: Nation and the Mother Tongue(s); abstracts 5 April 2010

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Sunday, March 7, 2010 - 7:25pm
PAMLA Annual Conference, 13-14 November 2010 (Chaminade U., Honolulu, HI)

The shape of nationalist fervor is drawn against a background of coherent visuals. But what if the mother tongue speaks in pluralities at the very origin of the nation? This panel seeks to examine the role of accents, dialects, creoles, and multilingualism upon the national project, especially in (but not limited to) the context of francophone and sinophone texts.

This panel welcomes papers from a wide variety of disciplines, geographical areas, and scholarly perspectives. Please use the PAMLA submissions form to submit a proposal:
http://www.pamla.org/2010/sessions/nation-and-mother-tongues

'The Body in Breast Cancer'

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Sunday, March 7, 2010 - 4:49pm
Special Issue of Social Semiotics

Call For Papers:
For a Special Issue of Social Semiotics
THE BODY IN BREAST CANCER
Edited by Nadine Ehlers and Shiloh Krupar

Social Semiotics invites submissions to a special issue "The Body in Breast Cancer" in order to mobilize new critical interventions into the materiality of breast cancer.

CFA The Catcher in the Rye and Philosophy

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Sunday, March 7, 2010 - 12:45pm
Keith Dromm and Heather Salter

Abstracts are sought for a collection of philosophical essays on J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, to be edited by Keith Dromm and Heather Salter. The volume will be published by Open Court as part of their successful Popular Culture and Philosophy Series. Previous volumes in the series include Seinfeld and Philosophy, The Matrix and Philosophy, Hitchcock and Philosophy, The Golden Compass and Philosophy, and many others.

Abstracts should be for essays that use philosophy to illuminate the novel's characters, story, or themes. The volume is geared toward a general audience, readers who may have little to no prior familiarity with philosophy. The chapters should be accessible, clearly written, and capable of engaging non-philosophers.

From Boardroom to Bijou: Exploring Cinema Distribution and Exhibition (proposals by 30th June 2010)

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Sunday, March 7, 2010 - 4:45am
Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities - special issue

Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities (Texas A & M University-Commerce) welcomes original manuscript submissions for a special issue on cinema distribution and exhibition.

The classic Hollywood studio model had three main strings: production, distribution and exhibition. Less print space has been devoted to scholarship on the latter two, which remain essential to the story of cinema in the United States and the rest of the world. Post Script aims to address this imbalance with a special issue focusing on the business of film distribution and the art of cinema exhibition. Papers, essays, interviews, reviews and other articles on any area of cinema distribution or exhibition are welcome.