“Digital Expressions of the Self” (Special Issue of Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 16, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Digital Humanities, Educational Technology, Humanities, Journalism and Media Studies

Deadline for abstracts: 16 April 2021 / Expected date of publication: June 2022

Guest editors: Avishek Ray (National Institute of Technology Silchar), Gabriel Dattatreyan (Goldsmiths),
Usha Raman (University of Hyderabad), Martin Webb (Goldsmiths)

[CFP] Moving Images: Transculture, Transmedia, and Transidentities

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 15, 2021
Location: 
Nevada, United States
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Cultural History / Studies, Communication, Film and Film History, Journalism and Media Studies

ABSTRACT

 

This special session seeks to explore scholarly works on images, cultures, identities, and practices that traverse conventionally ‘fixed’ or ‘impermeable’ boundaries. Topics may range widely to include instances of cultural or aesthetic appropriation, mimicry, transmedia narratives, transnational images and identities, and more.

 

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International Conference on Film Studies: "The Anatomy of Cinematic Identities"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 31, 2021 to August 1, 2021
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Popular Culture Studies, Journalism and Media Studies, Film and Film History, Communication

Over the course of the 20th century and into the 21st, cinema, television, and related media have become increasingly central both to individual lives and to the lives of peoples, groups, and nations. Cinema has become a major form of cultural expression and films both reflect and influence the attitudes and behaviour of people, representing their tensions and anxieties, hopes and desires and incarnating social and cultural determinants of the era in which they were made. 

Film Studies Summer School

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
July 27, 2021 to August 1, 2021
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Communication, Oral History, Journalism and Media Studies

This summer school will cover topics in Film Studies, Media and Communication, Visual Culture, Oral History and Documentary Techniques. The school courses will explore the representations of time, space and ritual, gender roles and gendered gaze, they will also discuss memory, remembering and (auto)biographical practices, especially in conflict narratives.

CFP: Virtual ESPRit Postgraduate Workshop on Periodical Studies

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 28, 2021
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Journalism and Media Studies, Literature, Cultural History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Popular Culture Studies

Virtual ESPRit Postgraduate Workshop on Periodical Studies
(plus preceding Workshop on Academic Poster Presentations)

 

Japanese Cinema from Multiple Perspectives: Virtual Symposium + Film Series

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
March 1, 2021 to March 13, 2021
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Film and Film History, Japanese History / Studies, Journalism and Media Studies
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Open Enrollment for (Session 1) Online Mongolian Studies Courses of ACMS MFS 2021

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
March 10, 2021
Location: 
Mongolia
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Environmental History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Journalism and Media Studies

Due to travel restrictions that prevent Field School courses in Mongolia, the American Center for Mongolian Studies is developing a new offering, the ACMS Online Mongolian Studies courses, that will be available to all interested persons starting in Spring, 2021. The courses will be taught in English, and through the generous support of the Henry Luce Foundation will be free for all participants. The program includes 7 courses by U.S. and Mongolian instructors from Spring to Fall of 2021, and as of now, the Session 1 courses are accepting new enrollments.
 

Going Viral: Chronotopes of Disaster in Film and Visual Media - Extended Deadline

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 10, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History, Cultural History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Humanities, Journalism and Media Studies
Film and Film History, Digital Humanities, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Journalism and Media Studies

CFP: 2021 Popular Culture Association Annual (PCA) Virtual Conference, June 2-5, 2021: Submission Deadline Extension (2/28/21)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 28, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Theatre & Performance History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Music and Music History, Journalism and Media Studies, Literature

The Popular Culture Association will be holding their annual conference virtually, June 2-5, 2021.

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:

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