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Directors Spotlight: Akira Kurosawa

Thursday, June 24, 2010 - 11:16pm

In our next Director's Spotlight series, PopMatters offers readers an insightful week-long series exploring the work one of the most influential filmmakers of the modern era, Japanese auteur Akira Kurosawa.

In this expansive series, we invite writers, cinema scholars, film historians and social theorists from all disciplines to offer their thoughts on Kurosawa's work, it's social impact and the director's cinematic legacy.

Call for Abstracts: Reimagining The Archive

Thursday, June 24, 2010 - 1:37pm
Reimagining The Archive: Remapping & Remixing Traditional Models in the Digital Era

The Organizing Committee invites the submission of brief proposals for presentations (papers, demonstrations, installations, creative works, media) related to the following conference themes:

• Transition - New roles for archives: From repository to activity, engagement, and performance

• Navigation – The changing legal, regulatory, professional, and ethical landscape of digital cultural heritage

• Curation – The future of archives as knowledge references and authorities; issues of selection, sorting, choice, and exclusion/forgetting

Deadline for 500-word abstracts: August 1, 2010
Acceptance notification by September 1, 2010
Symposium: November 12-14, 2010 at UCLA (Los Angeles)

CFP: Migrancy and the Text (Postgraduate), Deadline: 27 Sep 10 Event: 6 November

Thursday, June 24, 2010 - 11:43am
Kingston University

Kingston University Postgraduate Conference

Migrancy and the Text

Keynote Lecture by Professor Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway)

'Migrancy, Newness and the Problems of Tradition'

Saturday 6th November 2010, 9.30am – 5.00pm

Kingston University, Penrhyn Road Campus, London, KT1 2EE, UK

THE DIGITAL AND THE HUMAN(ITIES): ACCESS, AUTHORITY & IDENTITY (Feb. 3-6, 2011; vita & abstract due Aug. 1, 2011)

Thursday, June 24, 2010 - 6:47am
Texas Institute For Literary and Textual Studies, English Department, The University of Texas at Austin


  • http://www.utexas.edu/cola/insts/tilts-2011/
  • February 3-6, 2011
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Austin, Texas
    250-word max abstract and 2-page vita, due August 1, 2010

    Plenary speaker: Laura Mandell, Professor and Director of Research Initiatives for Interactive Media Studies, Miami University