"Unsilencing Black Sexuality in the African Diaspora"

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
December 10, 2018
Location: 
North Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
Black History / Studies, Film and Film History, Literature, Sexuality Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

This is a call for papers that offers analysis of Black sexuality studies in Africa and the African diaspora. Essays may address any time period or geographical region. Those that focus on any form of art by Black artists, including film, literature, song, drama/theater, and visual art are particularly welcome. Studies of historical figures are also encouraged. Some topics to consider: How have Black people’s depictions of sexuality changed over time? How have Black people used forms of art to respond to the colonial or dominant “gaze”?

INSIDERS/OUTSIDERS: Refugees from Nazi Europe and their Contribution to British Film and Television

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 18, 2018
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, Film and Film History

INSIDERS/OUTSIDERS: Refugees from Nazi Europe and their Contribution to British Film and Telev

Edited Collection: Cold War II: Hollywood’s Renewed Obsession with Russia

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 1, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History, American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Russian or Soviet History / Studies

The Cold War, with its bald confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union, has been widely depicted in film. Starting even before the conflict actually began with Ernst Lubitsch’s portrayals of communism in Ninotschka (1939), and ranging from Stanley Kubrick’s openly “Cold War” Dr. Strangelove (1963) to Fred Schepisi’s The Russia House (1990), Hollywood’s obsession with the Cold War, the Soviets/Russians, communism, and the political and ideological differences between the U.S. and Russia were pronounced.

The Cinema, Human Rights and Advocacy summer school – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - deadline extended till 31 July 2018

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
July 31, 2018
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
Human Rights, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities, Political Science
The Cinema, Human Rights and Advocacy summer school – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

FEBRUARY 23, 2018 / ZOI ALIOZIEDIT

Proposed SCMS 2019 Panel: Women Filmmakers Around the Globe

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 10, 2018
Location: 
Washington, United States
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History, Journalism and Media Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Call for Abstracts for Proposed Panel at Society for Cinema and Media Studies 2019

Proposed Panel: Women Filmmakers Around the Globe

Of late, there is a decided increase in the attention toward women’s contributions to culture and media, both in the popular press and academic literature. Numerous writers have documented historical achievements, contemporary struggles, everyday lived experiences, and cultural and societal triumphs of women’s experiences, particularly in screen media.

Vampire Studies (2019 PCA/ACA National Conference)

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 1, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Popular Culture Studies, Film and Film History, Literature, Women's & Gender History / Studies

 

The co-chairs of the PCA/ACA Vampire Studies area are soliciting papers, presentations, panels and roundtable discussions which cover any aspect of the Vampire for the Annual National Joint Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference to be held in Washington, DC from April 17-20, 2019. We are particularly interested in papers, presentations, and panels that cover:

● The vampire on television (i.e. The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, The Strain)

Mapping Spaces, Sounding Places: Geographies of Sound in Audiovisual Media

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 31, 2018
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, Music and Music History, Film and Film History, Research and Methodology, Popular Culture Studies

"Mapping Spaces, Sounding Places: Geographies of Sound in Audiovisual Media" is the XIV. Symposium zur Filmmusikforschung of the Kieler Gesellschaft für Filmmusikforschung, in collaboration with the Dipartimento di Musicologia e Beni Culturali, Cremona (Università di Pavia).

Conference date and venue will be 19–22 March 2019 at the Department of Musicology and Cultural Heritage (University of Pavia) in Cremona, Italy.

Digital and New Media Issue - Meta-Section -- Mediascape

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 6, 2018 to August 8, 2018
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Communication, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies

Mediascape, UCLA’s graduate journal for Cinema and Media Studies, seeks submissions for the Meta-Section of its upcoming issue on digital and new media.

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