2017

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Time: Sep. 30, 2018

NECSUS is an international, double blind peer-reviewed journal of media studies connected to NECS (European Network for Cinema and Media Studies) and published by Amsterdam University Press. The journal is multidisciplinary and strives to bring together the best work in the field of media studies across the humanities and social sciences. We aim to publish research that matters and that improves the understanding of media and culture inside and outside the academic community.

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Time: Nov. 13, 2017

Call for Chapters: Collective Book

*PHILOSOPHY AND THE MOVING IMAGE*

Time: Nov. 5, 2017

The double-blind peer-reviewed Yearbook of Moving Image Studies (YoMIS) is now accepting abstracts from scientists, scholars, artists, film makers, game designers or developers for the fourth issue entitled »Image Evolution. Technological Transformations of Visual Media Culture«. YoMIS will be enriched by disciplines like media and film studies, image science, (film)philosophy, phenomenology, semiotics, design and fine arts, art and media history, game studies and other research areas related to static, moving and digital images in general.

Time: Oct. 15, 2017

The HASTAC Scholars application is now open. Applications will be due October 15, 2017. Selected Scholars will serve a two-year term, beginning on November 1, 2017, and concluding on October 30, 2019. Read on for all the details you need to know in order to apply. Thank you for your interest!

This program is designed to be shaped by the HASTAC Scholars each year. The HASTAC Scholars program is directed by Kalle Westerling (Ph.D. Candidate, Theatre and Performance, CUNY). The director provides leadership and arranges opportunities for the cohort of Scholars.

Time: Oct. 1, 2017

Medietilsynet gir stønad til bruksretta medieforsking som kjem folk og bransjen til gode. Kvart år blir eit særskilt tema prioritert, og Rådet for anvendt medieforskning (RAM) vurderer kandidatane som søker.

Vi minner om at fristen for å søke midler til anvendt medieforskning er 1. oktober 2017

Veiledning og skjema finner du på www.ram.no

 

Time: Sep. 21, 2017

Please fill out all necessary fields below to propose a paper for the 2018 Annual Meeting.  Current ACLA guidelines specify that each ACLA member may submit only ONE PAPER for consideration. Abstracts must be received by Thursday, September 21, at 9 a.m. EST. 

Time: Sep. 14, 2017

The School of Arts at the University of Bristol (Archaeology & Anthropology, Film, Music, Philosophy & Theatre) welcomes Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship enquiries.

The fourth call under Horizon 2020 is now open. European Commission application deadline: 14th September 2017

Time and place: July 31, 2017, Georgia State University Atlanta, GA

The recent history of theoretical inquiry has been dominated by several shifts that have attended to nonhumans, objects, affects, and other relational perspectives. Likewise, creative media has economically and critically privileged immersive experiences that engage the body and the mind. These turns in thought and production demand a close attention to the specificities of embodied and collective sensation.

Time and place: June 30, 2017, AHRC, FAPESP, University of Reading.

As part of the AHRC/FAPESP-funded IntermIdia Project (www.reading.ac.uk/intermidia), led by investigators from the University of Reading (UoR), UK, and the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar), Brazil, this international conference seeks to invite discussion of intermediality as a historiographic method.

Time: June 1, 2017

PUBLIC: Art/Culture/Ideas is a peer-reviewed journal that explores the intersection of visual culture and critical studies. Since 1988, it has served as an intellectual and creative forum that focuses on how aesthetic, theoretical and critical issues intermix. In each themed issue, PUBLIC encourages a broad range of dialogue by bringing together artists, theorists, curators, philosophers, creative writers and historians. For further information, visit www.publicjournal.ca 

Time and place: May 31, 2017, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais — UFMG, Brazil.

Aiming at renewing a critical discussion around the theme, this issue receives essays that favour the dialogue between literature and the other arts and media and, in a broader perspective, the dialogue between writing and image, under contemporary theoretical approaches.

Time: May 31, 2017

Freiburger Zeitschrift für GeschlechterStudien (fzg) Call for Papers:

Call for Papers addresses the issue of the place of the political in Critical Feminist Materialisms as between bodies, technologies, and subjects in the context of individual and collective practices, societal structures, and symbolic norms.

Time: Apr. 22, 2017

A Call for Papers for ‘Excavating Media: Devices, Processes, Apparatuses’, an interdisciplinary conference addressing new approaches to media theory and history. The two-day conference will be held at the University of Cambridge on June 30 – July 1, 2017.

Time: Apr. 15, 2017

The deadline for submission of proposals for the upcoming Second International Conference “Reinvestigating the Notion of Humanity in Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences” (June 1-3, 2017, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia) has been extended to April, 15, 2017.

Time and place: Mar. 31, 2017, Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg

Speculations and fictions allow us to journey through time, drawing on the narratives of the pasts to craft and shape possible futures. These narratives have the potential to influence the present, and they call a linear conception of time into question. Stories shatter into fragments, bound together diagrammatically or as a bricolage, queering historical narratives, regimes, and geographies.

Time: Mar. 15, 2017

Call for papers Special Issue NJSTS: STS, feminism and intersectionality We welcome submissions for a Special Issue on STS, feminism and intersectionality in the peer-reviewed, open access journal Nordic Journal of Science and Technology Studies to be published in 2017. Submission deadline manuscripts: March 15th 2017

Time: Mar. 1, 2017

Intermédialités/Intermediality is a biannual, internationally renowned peer-reviewed journal. It publishes articles in both French and English. Abstracts of proposals (up to 300 words) in English or French should be sent by March 1, 2017 to Caroline Bem at caroline.bem@umontreal.ca.

Time: Feb. 24, 2017

If the emergence of the Anthropocene implies an epistemological shift, how might this transform the way we think about representation and, more specifically, its geopolitics?  What kinds of representations carry significant material, metaphorical and methodological implications for this question, and can help us to 'situate' ourselves – if that is a still viable term – in our new conditions of groundlessness and scalelessness?

Time and place: Feb. 17, 2017, University of Tampere

This division accepts abstracts for individual papers. Abstracts must contain the author’s contact information. 

Please see more guidelines for abstracts, papers and presentations.

Time: Feb. 17, 2017

This Conference will explore the full range of issues pertaining to aesthetic experience, what may set it apart from other experiences, what its value is, as well as its relations to art, science and the everyday.

Time: Feb. 17, 2017

NordMedia invites you to submit abstracts and panel session proposals for the NordMedia 2017 conference that will be held on August 17 - 19, 2017 in Tampere, Finland. NordMedia is a biannual conference organized by Nordic media research associations in cooperation with Nordic Information Centre for Media and Communication Research NORDICOM.

Related to Media Aesthetic, please consider applying to Divisions 10 and TWG7.

Time: Feb. 16, 2017

This programme aims to create an interdisciplinary and intergenerational exchange between research and art practices around questions concerning the invention of forms of representation in the age of globalisation. The primary goal of this programme is to interrogate conventional modes of knowledge production that, by and large, marginalise the arts and their heuristic properties, in social science and humanities. Our intention is to stimulate a debate addressing all aspects of collaboration between artists and the academic world. We look for artistic and intellectual responses to the emerging and existing tensions at the age of globalisation.

Time: Jan. 31, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

The NECS 2017 Conference

SENSIBILITY AND THE SENSES Media, Bodies, Practices

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2017

Time: Jan. 31, 2017

Annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference

Organised by a group of Cultural Studies graduate students involved in modes of inquiry that intersect the humanities, social sciences, sciences, technology, activism, and the arts, UnDisciplined is a space for sharing scholarly, artistic, and/or activist work that theorizes or reveals forces that shape human experience. Cultural Studies draws on a range of methods and critical theories, empowering researchers to break down conventional divisions not only among academic disciplines but also between academia and activism, as well as between theoretical critique and cultural production. In this way, Cultural Studies brings together researchers focused on areas and fields, rather than disciplines and traditions.

Time: Jan. 25, 2017

International Conference on Balkan Cinema

Belgrade, Serbia: 11- 13 June, 2016

Following on from the first International Conference on Balkan Cinema that took place in Athens in 2015, Balkan Cinema on the Crossroads: From Nitrate to Digital aims to explore the trajectory of Balkan cinema from the early nitrate days to the contemporary digital era, by highlighting connections, similarities and comparable patterns across the cinemas of the region. With few exceptions, linguistic and political differences have usually led to nation-based approaches to the cinemas of the region. This series of conferences aims to develop transnational scholarship, transcend Balkanism and exoticism, andoffer critical explorations of historical and contemporary manifestations of South Eastern European cinemas. The ambition is both to enlighten the past by proposing new ways of examining the region’s cinema history; and to build foundations for future cross-cultural collaborations and mutual prospects.