Culture in the Cold War: East German Art, Music, and Film

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
June 17, 2018 to July 14, 2018
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, German History / Studies, Music and Music History

Hello, everyone. My colleague Barton Byg will be hosting a four-week NEH summer institute this year at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and has asked me to help spread the word to folks who might be interested in participating. The institute is titled "Culture in the Cold War: East German Art, Music, and Film," and the deadline for applications is coming up very soon. Please see the announcement below for more information.

In Media Res - Black Hair theme week

Type: 
Event
Date: 
February 19, 2018 to February 23, 2018
Location: 
Georgia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Journalism and Media Studies, Film and Film History, African History / Studies

This week's In Media Res theme focus is "Black Hair" (February 19 - 23, 2018).

Here is the lineup:  http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/

Monday, February 19 - Kimberly R. Moffitt and Tunisia Lumpkin (University of Maryland Baltimore County) present "The Tangled Weave We Wear: It Still Matters."

Tuesday, February 20 - Regina Spellers Sims (Eagles Soar Consulting L.L.C) presents "The Black Panther - A celebratory reclamation of the black body."

Road Trip! On the Road to Democracy and the American Dream

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 1, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities, Literature, Popular Culture Studies

Throughout the nation’s history Americans have loved to be on the move, embracing a pioneering spirit that is embedded deep within the country’s democratic ideals of opportunity and expansion, of dreams and reinvention. With the widespread availability of cars and the establishment of a vast highway system by the mid-20th century, many Americans had more opportunities than ever before to explore their nation and to reinvent themselves, taking untraveled roads to seek out their own American dreams.

Call for Chapter Proposals: Women in Popular Culture in Canada

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Canada
Subject Fields: 
Canadian History / Studies, Film and Film History, Indigenous Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The Canadian Scholars / Women's Press is considering publishing  volume that explores women in popular culture in Canada. The volume is particularly interested in intersectional analyses of settler colonialism, racialization, and transgender representations and experiences in pop culture, broadly conceived to include discussions of film, television, music, and live performance, as well as political events, social media, fandom, and activism.

*DEADLINE APPROACHING* Call for Papers: Visualising Spatial Injustice and Exploitation, University of Kent, UK, June 8th 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Film and Film History, Geography, Humanities

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS // MIRANDA PENNELL // ALBERTO TOSCANO

Cfp Deadline: March 1st 2018

Sympoisum: June 8th 2018

https://visualisingspatialinjustice.weebly.com/

CFP: Internationales Warburg-Kolleg 2018: Politische Emotionen in den Künsten, 15.-18.10.2018, Warburg-Haus Hamburg / Warburg International Seminar 2018: Political Emotions in the Arts, 15.-18.10.2018, Warburg-Haus Hamburg

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 31, 2018
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Literature, Theatre & Performance History / Studies

Internationales Warburg-Kolleg 2018: Politische Emotionen in den Künsten

Philipp Ekardt, Frank Fehrenbach, Cornelia Zumbusch

FOR ENGLISH, SEE BELOW

Extended deadline -- Creating the child audience: media and the invention of modern American childhood from the late 19th century to the present day

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 15, 2018
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
Childhood and Education, Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies, Social History / Studies, American History / Studies

Transatlantica special issue

Creating the child audience: media and the invention of modern American childhood from the late 19th century to the present day

 

Call for papers – Studies in South Asian Film & Media (SAFM) Special Issue -- Hindutva Politics and South Asian Cinema–Media in the Age of Modi

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 15, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Communication, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, South Asian History / Studies

Since the start of Narendra Modi’s term as India’s prime minister, one witnesses a resurgence of the Hindu far right and Hindutva politics in India, as well as corresponding movements in Hindi cinema and media. From PK (2014) to the much anticipated, and delayed, Padma(a)vat(i) (2018), Bollywood and other forms of contemporary South Asian media have responded to the proliferation of right-wing Hindu ideologies in myriad, oftentimes contentious and frequently innovative ways.

Mise-en-scène Journal: Reviewers & Copyeditors Wanted (Volunteer)

Type: 
Call for Volunteers
Date: 
February 27, 2018
Location: 
British Columbia, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities, Popular Culture Studies, Teaching and Learning
Join the Mise-en-scène Editorial Team
 
Seeking Reviewers and Copyeditors

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