Announcements from H-Net

David Mindich Discussion


New items have been posted in H-Announce. Some will interest Jhistory list members.

Adolescence in Film and Television (March 21-25, 2016; Proposals due October 1, 2015) [announcement]

by Kylo-Patrick Hart

The Adolescence in Film and Television Area invites paper proposals for presentation at the annual Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference, to be held March 21-25, 2016 in Seattle, Washington.

Submissions that explore noteworthy coverage patterns, representations, and themes pertaining to the portrayal of adolescence/adolescents in film and television, during any historical era, are desired from scholars, educators, and students at all levels.

H-Net reviews posted to the web 03 Aug 2015 - 10 Aug 2015 [announcement]

by Peter Knupfer

The following reviews were posted to the H-Net web site between
03 Aug 2015 and 10 Aug 2015.

Reviewed for H-Southern-Lit by Harper Strom
   Artuso, Kathryn Stelmach.  _Transatlantic Renaissances: Literature
   of Ireland and the American South_.  Newark: University of
   Delaware Press, 2013.  xxi + 183 pp.  $70.00, ISBN 978-1-61149-434-

Edited collection on college movies [announcement]

by Randy Laist

Movies about college have been a staple of American cinema since the silent era.  Films like Harold Lloyd's The Freshman and Buster Keaton's College engaged popular ideas about the culture of campus life as it evolved throughout the 1920s, while also setting precedents for future cinematic representations of the college experience.  Benchmark films of the genre such as The Paper Chase, Animal House, and The Social Network provide insight into the ways that college has been variously imagined as a middle class rite of passage, a landscape of hedon

by Andronika Martonova


Competition for young researchers


Bulgarian Film Centenary: Facts, Practices, Reflections



Institute of Art Studies, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Screen Arts Department opens a competition for works by young researchers on the occasion of the Centenary of Bulgarian film.




Game of Thrones versus History [announcement]

by Brian Pavlac

This is a call for original essays for The Game of Thrones versus History, an academic-trade title to be published by Wiley-Blackwell in April 2017 to coincide with the start of the seventh season of HBO's highly successful series.

Lecture by Michael Greer on “Breathing Life into a Dying Art: Bookbinding in the Age of the Kindle” [announcement]

by Belle Long

The JLMH is proud to present a lecture by Michael Greer on “Breathing Life into a Dying Art: Bookbinding in the Age of the Kindle and Shutterfly” on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 7 pm at the Visitors Center of the Joel Lane Museum House at 160 South Saint Mary’s Street, Raleigh, NC 27603. Admission is $16 for the general public and $11 for members of the Joel Lane Historical Society. Refreshments will be served. Seating is limited, and advanced payment is required. Please call 919-833-3431 or go to the Eventbrite web site to purchase tickets.

CFP Sociology of Video Gaming in the World - ISA 2016 [announcement]

by Pascaline LORENTZ

3rd International Sociological Association Forum of Sociology

Vienna (Austria) 10-17 July 2016


Research Committee on Sociology of Leisure, RC13

Regular session of 20-minute presentations

Panel organized by Dr. Pascaline Lorentz