CFP: All About Bette: The Cultural Legacies of Bette Davis: Northwestern University, October 5-6, 2018 

This is a notification of a call for papers regarding a two-day conference at Northwestern University about all things Bette Davis, from the industries that created her to the actress herself as an industry. Davis remains emblematic of the historical era of Classical Hollywood Cinema (1929-1960), the aesthetic practices we describe as modernist, and the political practices … Continue reading CFP: All About Bette: The Cultural Legacies of Bette Davis: Northwestern University, October 5-6, 2018 

CfP: Mothers of Invention: Parenting and/as Filmmaking Practice

MOTHERS OF INVENTION: PARENTING AND/AS FILMMAKING PRACTICE, co-edited by Corinn Columpar and Sophie Mayer. In 1983, E. Ann Kaplan famously called second-wave feminist film culture a movement created by daughters “unwittingly…repeat[ing] the patriarchal omission of the Mother.” By way of what Charlotte Brunsdon has called disidentification, several scholars and practitioners associated with more recent varieties … Continue reading CfP: Mothers of Invention: Parenting and/as Filmmaking Practice

Remembering Annie Hall: A One Day Conference

Remembering Annie Hall: A One Day Conference University of Sheffield 31st May 2017   Confirmed plenary speaker: Professor Annette Kuhn (Queen Mary, University of London)   CALL FOR PAPERS   Since its release on 27th April 1977, Annie Hall has established itself as a key film for Woody Allen’s career and the history of romantic comedy more generally. … Continue reading Remembering Annie Hall: A One Day Conference

CfP: Women in Animation

Call for Papers: Women in Animation Society for Animation Studies Conference July 3-7 2017 - University of Padova, Italy 20-minute papers are sought for a pre-constituted panel that will be proposed for the 2017 Society for Animation Studies conference. The panel is interested in exploring the research being done on the history of women in animation and the relationship between the historical perspective … Continue reading CfP: Women in Animation

CfP: Screenwriting: Fact and Fiction, Truth and the Real

Screenwriting: Fact and Fiction, Truth and the Real Call for Papers The 10th Screenwriting Research Network (SRN) International Conference will be hosted by the University of Otago’s Department of Media, Film and Communication, in partnership with the New Zealand Writers Guild. It will take place in Dunedin, Aotearoa/New Zealand, on Monday 28th through Thursday 31st … Continue reading CfP: Screenwriting: Fact and Fiction, Truth and the Real