Consoling-Passions CFP

Console-ing Passions:  International Conference on Television, Video, Audio, New Media and Feminism 21-23 July 2011, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Console-ing...

Console-ing Passions:  International Conference on Television, Video, Audio, New Media and Feminism
21-23 July 2011, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Console-ing Passions 2011 is co-hosted by the Flinders University, the University of Adelaide, and the University of South Australia.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Console-ing Passions, the leading international scholarly network for feminist research in screen cultures, will hold its 2011 conference in Adelaide, South Australia, 21-23 July.

Organisers are now seeking proposals for individual papers and pre-constituted panels. Proposals are due November 30, 2010 and may be submitted to http://www.flinders.edu.au/console-ing-passions. Paper proposals must include the paper title, the author’s contact details and a 300-word abstract. Panel proposals must include the panel title, names and contact details of all participants and chair and a summary statement of no more than 1500 words to include the abstract for each paper and a panel concept statement. Panels may have a maximum of three papers each.

Please find a list of possible streams for the conference below; these are suggestions, not limits. We strongly encourage contributions from across the Asia Pacific with an emphasis on regional issues, activities and trends.

Possible streams:

*   National Screen Cultures and Feminism(s)
*   Women in Media Production
*   Children’s Media and Gender
*   Women, User Generated Content and New Media Economies
*   Digital Games
*   Archival Research
*   Women, Sport, Broadcasting
*   Media Education
*   Indigenous Women and Media
*   Media, Mobility and Scale

Also  seeking a curator for Screenings and Videotech.

For more information about the conference and keynote speakers, please visit: http://www.flinders.edu.au/console-ing-passions.

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