*ASIAN CINEMA STUDIES SOCIETY CONFERENCE *
*MARCH 18-20, 2012*
*THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG*
This meeting of the Asian Cinema Studies Society welcomes paper, poster,
workshop and panel proposals covering all aspects of Asian film and media.
Please send proposals of 200-300 words as RTF or WORD attachments to Dr.
Natalie Wong at [log in to unmask] For all proposals, be certain to include the
title, author(s) name(s), institutional affiliation, mailing address, and
email contacts, as well as a brief biography of each contributor. For
panel, workshop, and group submissions, be certain to provide a brief
description (100 words) of the contribution of each participant. Sessions
will be 1 ½ hours in duration, and time limits will be strictly enforced.
*CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE: December 31, 2011*
Notifications of acceptance will be sent out by the end of January 2012.
We regret that we cannot offer any funds for travel or accommodation. However,
there will be NO registration fee for those presenting papers, serving as
panel chairs, or participating in workshops, poster sessions, or in any
other official capacity. Registered guests are welcome to attend as well;
however, some conference events/meals may only be available for those
presenting papers or serving in other official capacities.
Program committee members: John A. Lent (Chair of ACSS), Tan See-Kam
(Macau), Natalie Wong (HKU), Staci Ford (HKU), Mirana Szeto (HKU), Winnie
Yee (HKU), Ang Sze-wei (HKU), Gina Marchetti (HKU).
Proposal submissions & inquiries: Dr. Natalie Wong at [log in to unmask]
Visit our website at http://www.hku.hk/complit/acssc/
*About the Asian Cinema Studies Society (ACSS):*
Inaugurated in 1984, ACSS has been dedicated to fostering research in Asian
film and related media. It publishes *Asian Cinema* twice yearly, and
features all types of Asian film, including full-length movies,
documentaries, animation, and experimental. Nine ACSS conferences have
been held since 1988, including five in the United States and one each in
Australia, Canada, South Korea and China. Many of the papers presented at
ACSS conferences have been published in Asian Cinema and other journals and
For more information on ACSS and for membership details, visit its website
*About the Centre for the Study of Globalization and Culture:*
The Center for the Study of Globalization and Cultures (CSGC), set up in
1999, is an interdisciplinary center based in the Department of Comparative
Literature. The focus of its work is on issues of culture and globalization
with special reference to Asia, China and Hong Kong. Major research themes
include: the cultures of capitalism; global flows of culture, media and
technology; cities and globalization; new communities, publics, and
identities; and post-colonialism and neo-liberalism.
For more information on CSGC, visit its website at
Screen-L is sponsored by the Telecommunication & Film Dept., the
University of Alabama: http://www.tcf.ua.edu