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CFP: Theorizing Character in Documentary (Visible Evidence XX)

I have decided to submit to Visible Evidence this year and am interested in proposing a panel. Let me know if you are interested.

Call for papers
Proposed panel for Visible Evidence XX (Stockholm, August 15-18, 2013)

Theorizing Character in Contemporary Nonfiction
To further one of the conference themes of “Affect, Agency, and Social Mobilization” I am proposing a panel theorizing “character” (as an idea, a narrational device, a conceptual category) in documentary film, with an emphasis on contemporary documentary. This may cover a number of areas: character driven documentary, "new documentary," reality TV, or any relevant strain in contemporary nonfiction. I've included the conference CFP below for guidance.

If interested, please contact me at ccagle AT temple DOT edu. The conference deadline is end of January, but I'd like to hear from anyone interested within the next month, by January 5, in order to gauge interest and to let everyone plan accordingly.

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Conference Calendar: 2013 edition

I thought I'd collect the current info I have on upcoming conferences. Please feel free to contact me with additions, and I'll update and repost as appropriate.

Closed calls:
MLA -  Boston, Jan 3-6, 2013
CAA - New York, Feb 13-16, 2013
Society for Cinema Studies - Chicago, Mar 6-10, 2013
ICA - London, June 17-21, 2013

Current calls:
Due Date: December 10, 2012 Society for Animation Studies - Los Angeles, June 23 - 27, 2013 [website | call] Due Date: December 10, 2012 Expanding Cinema: Spatial Dimensions of Film Exhibition, Aesthetics, and Theory -Yale University, New Haven February 15-16, 2013 [call] Due Date: December 17, 2012 BAFTSS Conference (British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies) - University of Lincoln, England, April 19-21, 2013 [website] Due Date: January 1, 2013 Screenwriting Research Network International Conference - Madison, Wisconsin, August 20 – 22, 2013 [website] Due Date: January 10, 2013 Console-ing Passions - De Montfort University, Leicester, …