Books for Reviewers

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
August 29, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History

Hello, everyone. The Journal of Popular Film and Television has books in need of reviewers. If you are interested in reviewing for JPF&T, please e-mail me a brief statement of your qualifications and interests (no CVs or resumes, please!) and your postal address. I’ll send you a list of the books I have to be reviewed. Since more than one person might "claim" a book, it would be best if you sent me a rank-ordered list (1 = top choice) of three or four books.

Western Area: Film & History 2018

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 7, 2018 to November 11, 2018
Location: 
Wisconsin, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Film and Film History

On the Western’s frontier, citizens and sociopaths abound—lawmen and outlaws, gamblers and gunmen, cavalry wives and soiled doves, the Indian chiefs and buffalo scouts. How do these figures—materially or metaphorically—shape the creation, delivery and reception of the American West in film? The "good" citizen in a Western may seem easy to define, but when do some portrayals of citizenship succeed, inspiring audiences, while others backfire? When might the actions of sociopaths be laudable?

Terror on Tour 2018: Anthroposcreams, Desert(ed) Destinations & Wilding Weather...Wish You Were Here.

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 9, 2018
Location: 
Switzerland
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Film and Film History, Philosophy, Popular Culture Studies, Animal Studies

 

Terror On Tour 2018:

London Film Premiere: "Hunger for Truth: The Rhea Clyman Story"

Type: 
Event
Date: 
June 12, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Eastern Europe History / Studies, Film and Film History, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Human Rights, Russian or Soviet History / Studies

Dear H-Net,

I would like to draw your attention to a special screening of this groundbreaking documentary, "Hunger for Truth: The Rhea Clyman Story" by Emmy award-winning filmmaker Andrew Tkach.

The film profiles Canadian reporter Rhea Clyman, the first Western journalist to witness and expose Stalin's state-sponsored famine-genocide in Ukraine (1932-1933).

(CFP) The Left Conference, Photography and Film Criticism International Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 21, 2018
Location: 
Portugal
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Contemporary History, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History
The Left Conference, Photography and Film Criticism
International Conference
Lisbon, 9-10 November 2018

 

The aim of the third edition of The Left Conference, Photography and Film Criticism is to debate the use of photographs and film from a leftist stance. In particular, to critical examine and explore the relation of documentary practices with political commitment in different historical circumstances throughout the twentieth century and the early twenty first century.

Modern Horizons Journal - conference CFP - 'Senses of Architecture'

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
July 1, 2018
Location: 
Canada
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities, Urban Design and Planning

Modern Horizons invites short abstracts for papers (of 25-30 minutes’ length) to be presented at our ‘Senses of Architecture’ conference to be held 26-27 October, 2018 at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada.

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