Author: Tobias Steiner

CfP: ASPERA annual conference “Screen Interventions” June 27-29, 2018 @ University of Melbourne (Australia). Deadline: Jan 22, 2018.

Screen Interventions VCA Film and Television, University of Melbourne, 27 – 29 June 2018 The Australian Screen Production Education and Research Association (ASPERA) 2018 annual Conference will be held at the VCA, University of Melbourne, Australia, between 27 and 29 June 2018. This year’s conference theme is Screen Interventions. We’re interested in the ways that screen production can be used to ‘intervene’ in wider cultural, social and political ideas and debates; how interventions might be made with, by and/or for the screen; and what interventions have taken place in screen production education and research. We encourage those submitting abstracts to interpret...

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CfP: Symposium “Singularities: Where the old rules no longer apply” June 11, 2018 @ Leeds Beckett University (UK). Deadline: Dec 15, 2017.

Singularities: Where the old rules no longer apply – A one-day symposium on Sci-Fi fan events in critical event, tourism and leisure studies Monday 11th June 2018: Cloth Hall, Leeds Beckett University (Leeds, UK) We are extending our call for papers for the Singularities: A One-Day Symposium on Sci-Fi Fan Events. Critical studies of SF Fandom are well-established, from early engagement by sociologists interested in why so many people attended SF conventions, to the seminal work of Tulloch and Jenkins on fans of Star Trek and Doctor Who. At the same time, scholars in leisure studies have been interested...

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CfP: Fusion journal, special issue “Intersections in Film and Media Studies”. Deadline: Feb 01, 2018.

Home Intersections in Film and Media Studies Publication:November 2018 Guest Editors:Dr Jodi Brooks (UNSW), Dr Kathleen Williams (University of Tasmania), Dr Jessica Ford (UNSW) and Melanie Robson (UNSW) SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS Deadline for abstracts:1 February 2018 Deadline for full papers:13 May 2018 All submissions will be double-blind peer reviewed. Proposed title, abstract (300 words), short biography and institutional affiliation should be sent to by 1 February 2018. When considering your reaction to this call for papers, fusion encourages and accepts all forms of media. Please consult the journal website for more details on this special issue: SPECIAL ISSUE...

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CfP: Summer Seminar “Media History from the Margins” Aug 29-24, 2018 @ Monte Verità, Switzerland. Deadline: Jan 31, 2018.

MEDIA HISTORY FROM THE MARGINS CSF Summer Seminar at Monte Verità, Switzerland August 19-24, 2018 Co-organized by the Universities of Lausanne and Luxembourg, and USI Università della Svizzera Italiana Keynote Speakers Weihong Bao, University of Berkeley Jérôme Bourdon, University of Tel Aviv Lisa Parks, MIT Trevor Pinch, Cornell University The summer seminar aims to rethink media history from the margins and to place at the center of our attention neglected, alternative, or censured media texts, uses, and technologies. By shifting the discussion from hegemonic actors, dominant institutions, and successful mass media to the fringes of media history, it pursues...

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CfP: “EUPOP 2018” July 24-26, 2018 @ Charles University, Prague (Czech Republic). Deadline: Feb 27, 2018

Individual paper and panel contributions are welcomed for the seventh annual international conference of the European Popular Culture Association (EPCA), to be held at the Charles University, Prague (Celetná 20), July 24th – 26th, 2018. EUPOP 2018 will explore European popular culture in all its various forms. This includes, but is by no means limited to, the following topics: European Film (past and present), Television, Music, Costume and Performance, Celebrity, The Body, Fashion, New Media, Popular Literature and Graphic Novels, Queer Studies, Sport, Curation, and Digital Culture. A special emphasis this year will be on the idea of European...

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