CfP: Console-ing Passions – International Conference on Television, Video, Audio, New Media and Feminism

Console-ing Passions: International Conference on Television, Video, Audio, New Media and Feminism

21-23 July 2011, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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 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

We also welcome a Curator for Screenings and Videotech.

For more information about the conference and keynote speakers, please visit:

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

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