Film Studies, Science Fiction, Young Scholars Competition

Proposals invited! 2021 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Science Fiction Studies @IAFA_TW @sfranews @GerryCanavan @tpmoylan @sfritzsc #sf #sciencefiction

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the 2021 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Science Fiction Studies. Proposals are invited from early career scholars ­in Science Fiction Studies for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. At least two winners will be selected, one for the Ralahine Utopian Studies series and… Continue reading Proposals invited! 2021 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Science Fiction Studies @IAFA_TW @sfranews @GerryCanavan @tpmoylan @sfritzsc #sf #sciencefiction

Documentary Film, Film Studies

Documentary film cultures in the age of #COVID-19 #cfp #filmstudies

CFP: Documentary film cultures in the age of COVID-19 Edited by Dafydd Sills-Jones and Pietari Kaapa Documentary Film Cultures The cultural practices that sustain the documentary form in all its varieties have been in a rapid state of evolution during the era of digital production. During that era, documentary filmmakers have dealt with the difficulties… Continue reading Documentary film cultures in the age of #COVID-19 #cfp #filmstudies

Cultural Studies, Disability Studies, Film Studies, Media Studies

New Book Series! #Disability, #Media, #Culture #proposals welcome @BAFTSS @SCMStudies @MeCCSA2020

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the launch of the new book series Disability, Media, Culture  Series Editors: Dr Alison Wilde and Dr Murray Simpson (University of Dundee) Globally today, television, film and the internet comprise the principal sources of cultural consumption and engagement. Despite this, these areas have not featured strongly in the… Continue reading New Book Series! #Disability, #Media, #Culture #proposals welcome @BAFTSS @SCMStudies @MeCCSA2020

Comparative Literature, Film Studies, Francophone literature, French, French Literature, French studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Translation Studies, Young Scholars Competition

Reminder: 2 weeks left to enter the Young Scholars Competition in #FrenchStudies! @French_Studies @AUFrenchStudies

** Deadline is 2 weeks away! ** Peter Lang Oxford welcomes submissions for the 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies. Proposals are invited from early career researchers ­in French Studies for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. There is the potential for multiple winners in different subfields, each… Continue reading Reminder: 2 weeks left to enter the Young Scholars Competition in #FrenchStudies! @French_Studies @AUFrenchStudies

Art History, Comparative Literature, Film Studies, Francophone literature, French, French Literature, French studies, Translation Studies, Women's Studies, Young Scholars Competition

Reminder: 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies: Deadline is 3 weeks away! @AUFrenchStudies @French_Studies

** Deadline is 3 weeks away! ** Peter Lang Oxford welcomes submissions for the 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies. Proposals are invited from early career researchers ­in French Studies for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. There is the potential for multiple winners in different subfields, each… Continue reading Reminder: 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies: Deadline is 3 weeks away! @AUFrenchStudies @French_Studies

Film Studies, French

Book launch: From Self-Portrait to #Selfie

From Self-Portrait to Selfie: Representing the Self in the Moving Image edited by Muriel Tinel-Temple, Laura Busetta and Marlène Monteiro will be launched at the Birkbeck Cinema in London on Friday 5 July from 6 to 9 pm. Please register for the event here. The book will be launched with screenings and discussions in collaboration… Continue reading Book launch: From Self-Portrait to #Selfie

American Studies, Film Studies, French studies, Transnational Studies

Unbridling the Western Film Auteur book launch

Is the Western a vehicle for expressing complex ideas of national and transnational identity? Unbridling the Western Film Auteur, which undertakes the task of answering this question, was officially launched last Friday. In attendance were both editors, Emma Hamilton and Alistair Rolls. The book was launched at the Newcastle City Campus (NewSpace), Australia, by Associate Professor Jo May, a… Continue reading Unbridling the Western Film Auteur book launch

Australian Studies, Book launch, Film Studies, French studies, Transnational Studies

Book launch: Unbridling the Western Film Auteur

The English Language and Foundation Studies Centre will be launching two new books by ELFSC staff. Among them is Unbridling the Western Film Auteur, edited by Emma Hamilton and Alistair Rolls. The book renders a complex portrait of the Western auteur by considering the genre in a transnational context. It proposes that narrow views of auteurism should… Continue reading Book launch: Unbridling the Western Film Auteur

Film Studies, Italian Studies, Women's Studies

Danielle Hipkins speaking about Italy’s Other Women at Cinema Trevi in Rome

  Danielle Hipkins will be speaking about her book Italy's Other Women: Gender and Prostitution in Italian Cinema, 1945-1960 on Tuesday 24 April at Cinema Trevi in Rome. The event forms part of a special exhibition entitled Donne proibite, organized by Emiliano Morreale in collaboration with Italy's national film archive, the Cineteca Nazionale. It will also… Continue reading Danielle Hipkins speaking about Italy’s Other Women at Cinema Trevi in Rome

Cultural Studies, Film Studies, Genre fiction, Literary Studies

The Gothic published

What is the Gothic? From ghosts to vampires, from ruined castles to steampunk fashion, the Gothic is a term that evokes all things strange, haunted and sinister. This volume offers a new look at the world of the Gothic, from its origins in the eighteenth century to its reemergence today. Each short essay is dedicated… Continue reading The Gothic published