The acceptance and declined proposal notification will be emailed in mid to late November 2014.
Montreal 2015 Call for Paper, Panel, and Workshop Proposals
The Society for Cinema and Media Studies
announces its call for proposals for the 2015 conference. Please join us Wednesday, March 25 through
Sunday, March 29, 2015 at The Queen Elizabeth Hotel.
Bienvenue à Montréal!
A Bilingual cultural mecca, Montréal hosts one of the most dynamic music, film, art and culinary scenes in North America. Named the UNESCO City of Design in 2011, Montréal hosts dozens of film and cultural festivals, museums, and galleries. A rich cultural and architectural heritage round out a young, vibrant city that embraces difference and diversity.
2015 SCMS Conference Program Committee welcomes quality paper, panel, and
workshop proposals on any topic related to cinema and media studies.
submission forms will be available through the SCMS website in June 2014.
deadline for proposals is Friday, August 29, 2014 (5:00 pm Central Time).
For tips on how the proposal system works, character limits within each form, and other useful information, read SCMS Proposal Tips first. The submission system pages contain detailed guidelines and instructions for how to compose and submit proposals, as well as a lengthy FAQ section which will hopefully answer any other questions you may have.
You may access the Conference submission pages of our website here:
NOTICE: Having problems finding presenters names in the proposal system? Before you create a new member, contact the SCMS office. Help us prevent duplicate member records. We will happily check to confirm they are in the database.
We look forward to receiving your submissions for the 2015 SCMS Conference!
**New Policy** Artists, renowned scholars or filmmakers from other disciplines cannot receive a registration &/or membership waivers in two consecutive years. Also, open call participants/graduate students do not qualify for these waivers.
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 29, 2014 (5pm CT).
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 30, 2015
You can access the form to request waivers here
Montréal 2015 Conference Event Proposals
For more information and to access the form to submit event proposals click here. (Deadline was Friday, September 19 @ 5 PM CT)