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Studies in Popular Culture: A Call for Submissions for Spring 2020 issue

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:12am
Dr. Lynnette Porter, Editor/Studies in Popular Culture, Popular Culture Assoc in the South
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

Studies in Popular Culture (SiPC) is looking for submissions for the Spring 2020 issue. This journal of the Popular Culture Association in the South (PCAS) publishes articles on popular culture however mediated through film, literature, radio, television, music, graphics, print, practices, associations, events – any of the material or conceptual conditions of life. Contributors include distinguished anthropologists, sociologists, psychologists, cultural geographers, ethnomusicologists, historians, and scholars in comics, communications, film, games, graphics, literature, philosophy, religion, and television.

 

ReFocus: A Series of Film/American Studies Anthologies (update)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:12am
Edinburgh University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2027

In 2015, the University of Edinburgh Press launched a multivolume series of scholarly, refereed anthologies entitled ReFocus. Edited by Robert Singer (CUNY) Gary D. Rhodes (University of Central Florida), and Frances Smith (University of Sussex), each book focuses on a critically overlooked American film director who worked in the studio system, independent cinema, mainstream cinema, experimental filmmaking, or documentary tradition. Volumes published so far in this series include: Preston Sturges, Amy Heckerling, Delmer Daves, Kelly Reichardt, Elaine May, Spike Jonze, William Castle, Barbara Kopple, and Budd Boetticher.

Joseph Conrad and Ethics - Edited volume

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:11am
Amar Acheraiou & Laetitia Cremona
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2019

Joseph Conrad and Ethics seeks essays (6000 to 8000 words) that deal with ethics in Conrad’s fiction. 

Since Aristotle's Ethics and Plato’s The Republic, ethics has been a fundamental concern throughout European intellectual history. Over the last three decades, in particular, there has been a growing interest in ethics in the social sciences and humanities, inspired by Emmanuel Levinas, Jacques Derrida, and Jürgen Habermas, to name a few. Ethics is central to Joseph Conrad’s works. It is conveyed both through his thematic concerns and narrative techniques. However, this prominent topic has not yet received the attention it deserves.

Graduate Conference ENVIRONMENT: LAST CALL September 27-28, 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:11am
Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, McGill University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2019

ENVIRONMENT: LAST CALL

September 27-28, 2019

McGill University

https://llcgrad2019.wordpress.com/

 

Why should I be studying for a future that soon may be no more, when no one is doing anything to save that future? And what is the point of learning facts when the most important facts clearly means nothing to our society?

-Greta Thunberg, “School Strike for Climate”

 

CFP: ArtsPraxis Volume 6, Issue 2

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:09am
ArtsPraxis / New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

ArtsPraxis Volume 6, Issue 2

ISSN: 1552-5236

ArtsPraxis Volume 6, Issue 2 looks to engage members of the global Educational Theatre community in dialogue around current research and practice. This call for papers is released in conjunction with the release of ArtsPraxis Volume 5, Issue 2. The submission deadline for Volume 6, Issue 2 is June 1, 2019.

Submissions should fall under the category of Theatre and Health.

Call for Papers

Papers should be no longer than 4,000 words, must be accompanied by a 200 word abstract and 100 word biographies for the author(s), and conform to APA style manual. Submissions must be received by June 1, 2019.

Rhetorical Theory Panel for PAMLA, San Diego

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:08am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

This panel welcomes papers that chart recent movements in rhetorical theory—in particular, papers on developments in rhetoric’s connection to materiality, inclusive of broad movements in “new materialism,” “agential realism,” “vitalism,” “object-oriented ontology,” and “object-oriented rhetoric,” and others. Possible questions to be considered: is “agency” uniquely human? Does agency extend into the non- or transhuman domain? To what extent do objects, materials, and environments rhetorically impact human decisions?

Money, Power and Print 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:08am
Money, Power and Print
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Money, Power and Print: An Interdisciplinary Colloquium on the Financial Revolution

CALL for PAPERS

Dublin, Ireland

4-6 June 2020

This colloquium, the ninth in a biennial series and the first to be held in the Republic of Ireland, invites scholars from a variety of disciplines to enrich their mutual understanding of the intersections between public finance, politics, and print during a period some scholars call the ‘financial revolution’ from around 1688 to 1776. The subject matter has been broadened slightly for 2020 to include the histories of personal credit and central banking.

The Threatened Child in Nineteenth-Century Popular Fiction and Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:07am
Victorian Popular Fiction Association and University College Dublin
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 14, 2019

Call for Papers: Victorian Popular Fiction Association Study Day

The Threatened Child in Nineteenth-Century

Popular Fiction and Culture

 

Friday, 20th September 2019, Humanities Institute, University College Dublin

Keynote: Professor Kathryn Hughes (University of East Anglia)

Walking Tour: Victorian Gothic Dublin, followed by dinner

MWCBS Call for Papers Extension to May 20, 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:06am
Midwest Conference on British Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 20, 2019

The Midwest Conference on British Studies is happy to announce an extension for the Call for Papers for its 66th Annual Meeting to May 20, 2019. The meeting will be hosted by Loyola University Chicago in Chicago, IL, September 27-29, 2019. The keynote speaker will be Carole Levin of the University of Nebraska—Lincoln, and the plenary address will be given by Jordanna Bailkin of the University of Washington.

SAMLA 91 General Call for Papers

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:04am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2019

General Call for Papers

SAMLA invites prospective conference participants to submit abstracts to our annual General Call for Papers. The General Call will be used to build programming from accepted abstracts that did not resonate with any of our currently published CFPs. 

Abstracts will be reviewed internally, and accepted abstracts will either be placed on an extant panel or combined with other General Call abstracts to create new sessions. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee acceptance and placement, though we will work earnestly and diligently to place all abstracts.

Cultural History; PAMLA (November 14-17, 2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:03am
Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

The 117th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association (PAMLA) will be held at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside, from Thursday, November 14, to Sunday, November 17.

 

Disney and Its Worlds

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:02am
PAMLA 117th Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

From starting its own streaming service to producing live action recreations of its most successful animated films, Disney has had a fruitful year. Disney films are both a reflection and also a creator of social norms, and critical response has interpreted the intertextual heteroglossia of discourse between films and society to assess how Disney ideology is absorbed, reflected, rejected, or altered. This panel explores the discursive, literary, filmic, and historical dimensions of the Disney phenomenon in both the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

German language, culture, and literature

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:02am
German Journal - Sprache, Literatur, Kultur
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

"Vom Eise befreit sind Strom und Bäche/Durch des Frühlings holden, belebenden Blick" - what better time than spring to finish that draft and send it in to us! We are an enthusiastic group of professors, led by an all-female editorial board, publishing a peer-reviewed academic journal. Our interests are in anything "German" from various perspectives. We are especially excited when we receive submissions about literature, culture, and language, including teaching German as a second or foreign language. Articles are published in German and English. Please visit https://dc.cod.edu/gj/ for more information. Happy writing!

Privilege and Position: Call for Papers

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:01am
The Sewanee Medieval Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

The 2020 Sewanee Medieval Colloquium: 

Privilege and Position 

At the University of the South, Sewanee, TN

April 17-18, 2020

Plenary Speakers:

Edward King Plenary Lecturer:

William Chester Jordan, History, Princeton University

 

Brinley Rhys Plenary Lecturer:

Seeta Chaganti, University of California, Davis

 

Call for Papers:

Privilege and Position: Call for Sub-themes

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:01am
The Sewanee Medieval Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 26, 2019

The 2020 Sewanee Medieval Colloquium: 

Privilege and Position 

At the University of the South, Sewanee, TN

April 17-18, 2020 

Edward King Plenary Lecturer:

William Chester Jordan, History, Princeton University

 

Brinley Rhys Plenary Lecturer: 

Seeta Chaganti, University of California, Davis

  

A Connecticut Abolitionist in King Arthur’s Court: Harriet Beecher Stowe’s British Reception

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:00am
Jude V. Nixon
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

For the Northeast Modern Language Association’s (NeMLA’s) 51th Annual Conference, 5-4 March 2020, in Boston, MA, Shaping and Sharing Identities: Spaces, Places, Languages, and Cultures, this session is seeking proposals addressing the topic, A Connecticut Abolitionist in King Arthur’s Court: Harriet Beecher Stowe’s British Reception. Harriet Beecher Stowe’s radical views on slavery in Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) took the western world by storm. Nowhere was the response more impassioned than in Great Britain.

ADAPTATION 2019 cfp

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:59am
Midwest Pop Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Call for Papers:

ADAPTATION

2019 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference

Thursday-Sunday, Oct. 10-13

Cincinnati, OH                          

151 West Fifth Street

Cincinnati, OH 45202

Deadline: April 30 2019

submissions.mpcaaca.org

Publishing Power: Colonial Publication and American Identity

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:57am
A proposed Colonial and Federal Literature panel for the South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

2019 SAMLA Conference—Colonial and Federal Literature proposed panel

 

Atlanta, Georgia

 

November 8-10, 2019

 

“Languages: Power, Identity, Relationships”

 

In keeping with the SAMLA conference theme, “Languages: Power, Identity, Relationships,” this proposed panel welcomes proposals that explore constructions of, challenges to, and anxieties surrounding power in early America, before 1900, as well as the ways in which publication reinforced an iteration of an American identity or played a role in defining interpersonal or societal relationships.

 

Call for chapters: The Cinema of Yorgos Lanthimos

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:56am
Eddie Falvey, University of Exeter/Plymouth College of Art
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 26, 2019

The Cinema of Yorgos Lanthimos: A Cinema of Apathy

Edited by Eddie Falvey, University of Exeter/Plymouth College of Art

Coalitional Feminisms Panel PAMLA

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:47am
Pacific, Ancient, and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

In Gender Trouble, Judith Butler writes that the “value of coalitional politics is not to be underestimated, but the very form of coalition, of an emerging and unpredictable assemblage of positions, cannot be figured in advance.” Butler’s characterization of political coalitions as inherently unpredictable and imminently emergent introduces both the value and challenges of forming feminist-based political coalitions: a heterogeneous group working toward a particular vision of social justice may have access to a louder political voice, but that assemblage is also precarious, its strength dependent on the coalition’s ability to overcome challenges posed by institutional racism, homophobia, cissexism, and classism.

Special Section: Intimacy Choreography

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:46am
Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 20, 2019

Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism

Special Section on Intimacy Choreography

The Gothic Panel at PAMLA 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:46am
Tanner Sebastian, The University of Nevada, Reno
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is looking for papers on gothic literature and the gothic in media for its 2019 conference November 14-17 in San Diego, California. We invite proposals for papers dealing with Gothic literature, culture, and film. This session welcomes proposals on a wide variety of topics, with particular consideration granted to papers that explore gothic children's literature or that engage with the 2019 conference theme of "Send In the Clowns." Possible foci might include adaptations, audience/reception studies, children's gothic, and emotional portrayals in relation to the Gothic. Potential subjects may include, but are not limited to:

Writing in the Breaks: Black Rhetorics and Rupture

updated: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 3:56pm
SAMLA--November 15-17 Atlanta, GA--DEADLINE EXTENDED
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

In theorizing the break in black radical aesthetics, Fred Moten suggests, "Words don't go there [in Cecil Taylor's Chinampas]. Is it only music, only sound that goes there? Perhaps these notes and phrases will have mapped the terrain and traversed (at least some of) the space between here and there" (In the Break, 42). Moten claims that black radical aesthetics enact a generative rupture, break, or cut that create space for black aesthetic practices. This panel will consider any theorization of rupture or the break in black expressive practices with a special consideration of papers that address the break between black musical and literary practices.

Update - Speculative Fiction – SAMLA – November 15-17, 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 11:47am
Lisa Wenger Bro / Speculative Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 20, 2019

Speculative fiction covers a broad range of narrative styles and genres.  The cohesive element that pulls works together under the category is that there is some “unrealistic” element, whether it’s magical, supernatural, or a futuristic/technological development: works that fall into the category stray from conventional realism in some way.   For this reason, speculative fiction can be quite broad, including everything from fantasy and magical realism to horror and science fiction—from China Miéville to Margaret Atwood to Philip K. Dick. This panel aims to explore those unrealistic elements and all their varied implications about society, politics, economics, and more. 

 

SAMLA 91 (Nov. 15-17, 2019, in Atlanta, GA): Silenced Masculinities

updated: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 2:37am
Gene Melton and Catherine Mainland / NC State University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 9, 2019

This panel welcomes submissions on any aspect of masculinities that have been left on the margins of mainstream literary narratives, pop culture, and scholarship, including but not limited to: race, class, and/or privilege; body integrity, aesthetics, age, and/or health; masculine relationships and roles; and sexuality. Proposals addressing the conference theme of “Languages: Power, Identity, and Relationships” are especially welcome. By Thursday 9th May 2019, please submit an abstract of up to 250 words, a brief bio, and any A/V requests to Dr. Catherine Mainland, NC State University, at cmmainla@ncsu.edu, and Dr.

Darwinian Literary Theory

updated: 
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 8:05pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 25, 2019

Darwinian Literary Theory: SAMLA / Atlanta, GA / November 15-17, 2019

 

Proposals for papers exploring any aspect of Darwinian Literary Studies, theoretical or applied, are invited. Textual analyses should be grounded in contemporary research from relevant areas of evolutionary biology and/or evolutionary psychology (including cognitive studies). Submit an abstract of approximately 250 words, with a brief bio, by May 25 to judith.saunders@marist.edu, with cc to cduncan@cau.edu.

Critical University Studies - SAMLA - November 15-17, 2019

updated: 
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 5:31pm
Robert Azzarello / Southern University at New Orleans
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 27, 2019

South Atlantic Modern Language Association; November 15-17, 2019; Atlanta, Georgia; Special Session - Roundtable - Critical University Studies. This roundtable welcomes submissions on any aspect of Critical University Studies. Topics that examine the relationship between higher education and society could include specific institutional histories, critical pedagogy, the public/private divide, student debt, academic labor, and legitimation crises in the humanities. By 27 May 2019, please submit an abstract of 250 words, a brief bio, and any A/V requests to Robert Azzarello, Southern University at New Orleans, at razzarello@suno.edu.

Public Arts and Humanities Writing Workshop

updated: 
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 4:41pm
ASAP/11
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 29, 2019

Deadline Extended: Public Arts and Humanities Writing Workshop 

ASAP/11: Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present

Ecologies of the Present. 10-12 October 2019. University of Maryland

2019 SCMLA African American Literature Regular Session

updated: 
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 2:36pm
Stewart Habig / The University of Tulsa
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

EXTENDED DEADLINE - MAY 5, 2019

Call for Papers

African American Literature, Regular Session,

South Central Modern Language Association Conference, Oct 24-26, 2019

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