POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION: WESTERNS AND THE WEST - CFP Extended Deadline

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 13, 2022 to April 16, 2022
Location: 
Washington, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Borderlands, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies

 

The Westerns and the West area encompasses studies of all aspects of the transnational North American West. Westerns and the West topics are wide ranging. They include all forms of westerns, such as novels, art, comics, music, films, and television, produced anywhere in the world. They also include all scholarly fields, such as Ethnic Studies, Environmental Studies, Gender Studies, History, and Anthropology. Generally, the Westerns panels as a whole reflect a balanced study of fact and fiction, a variety of genres, and inclusion of diverse cultures populating the region.

 

CFP: Popular Culture Association Annual Conference-Biographies Area (Virtual Conference--April 13-16, 2022)--Submission Deadline 12/23/21

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 23, 2021
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History, Biography, Journalism and Media Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Theatre & Performance History / Studies

The Popular Culture Association will be holding its annual conference virtually  April 13-16, 2022.

The Biographies Area is soliciting papers that examine the connections between biography and popular culture. Papers and full panel presentations regarding any aspect of popular culture and biography are encouraged. Potential topics might include:

Unseen Natchez: 1960s Community Activism, Films from the Pincus Collection

Type: 
Event
Date: 
December 9, 2021
Location: 
Louisiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Film and Film History, American History / Studies

New Orleans: In the culmination of a multi-year project supported by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), the Amistad Research Center is excited to announce the digitization of the Ed Pincus Film Collection. The initiative is the largest film digitization project in ARC’s history, providing access to more than 85 hours of previously unreleased material tracking Southern civil rights organizing, voter registration, and white supremacist violence in the late 1960s.

A Film Scholarship without Films? Reimagining Israeli Cinema History through the Archive

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
July 5, 2022 to July 6, 2022
Location: 
Israel
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Film and Film History, Jewish History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies

In the introduction to the 2007 anthology Looking Past the Screen, Eric Smoodin points to a methodological lacuna within the conventional form of film historiography.

CFC: “Sensing Place”

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 28, 2022
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities

Call for Content: “Sensing Place” Deadline: February 28, 2022

New Titles on Heritage!

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Archaeology, Communication, Digital Humanities, Film and Film History

You may have seen our earlier messages about Heritage Broadcasting Service, our answer to Netflix. We have six new titles on Heritage (heritagetac.org) to tell you about.  Launched on January 1 by our nonprofit, Heritage now has 167 titles to choose from in this Netflix-like subscription service.  Please share this information with your networks.  The new titles, which went live on November 1 and November 15  are as follows:

 

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