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June 2012, Week 3


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Jeremy Butler <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 15 Jun 2012 12:52:07 -0500
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The Society for Cinema and Media Studies announces its call for paper,
panel, and workshop proposals for the 2013 conference to be held Wednesday,
March 6 through Sunday, March10 at the Drake Hotel.

The 2013 SCMS Conference Program Committee welcomes quality paper, panel,
and workshop proposals on any topic related to cinema and media studies for
the 2013 SCMS Conference in Chicago, Illinois.

You may access the Conference submission pages of our website here:  Submission
Forms <>.

Please Note:New proposal submission deadline: August 31, 2012 at 5pm
Central Time. All paper proposers who are not currently SCMS members must
be registered as temporary members no later than August 31, 2012 (4pm CT).
(All temporary memberships must be approved before a proposal can be

Waiver Requests

A fee waiver for conference registration fees and/or membership fees may be
granted in exceptional circumstances for artists or renowned scholars from
other disciplines or filmmakers whose contributions would illuminate the
panel or workshop topic. If chairs or organizers will be requesting a
waiver for any panel or workshop participants, a fee waiver
form<> (ONE
waiver request per submission form) must be submitted online by August 31,
2012 (5pm CT).

Note: Open Call Participants/Graduate Students do not qualify for these
waivers. Information about travel grants for graduate students is available
here <>.

If the conference program chair approves the waiver, the organizer of the
panel or workshop along with the individual receiving the waiver will
receive an e-mail notification from the SCMS office before the registration
deadline of January 7, 2013 (5pm CT).

The conference section of our website contains detailed guidelines and
instructions for how to compose and submit proposals, as well as a lengthy
FAQ section which will hopefully answer your questions.

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