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Call for Abstracts - Edited Collection on Father Figures in Animated/Cartoon TV Shows for Mature Audiences

updated: 
Friday, December 20, 2019 - 11:26am
Leslie Salas / Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

Call for Abstracts - Edited Collection on Father Figures in Animated/Cartoon TV Shows for Mature Audiences


 “The handy thing about being a father is that the historic standard is so pitifully low.”

- Michael Chabon, Pulitzer Prize Winner


 

The trope of the “hapless dad,” clumsy and useless with his own children, appears in storytelling across several mediums—especially in animated cartoons on TV. For many contemporary cartoon shows for adult audiences, however, this trope appears especially pronounced, often leaning into the stereotype that competent childrearing is "women's work" for the benefit of comedy.

AICED 22: Re-writing / Re-imagining the Past

updated: 
Friday, December 20, 2019 - 10:51am
Dragoș Manea, University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 29, 2019

 

 

THE 22nd ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT,

UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST

LITERATURE AND CULTURAL STUDIES SECTION

 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The English Department of the University of Bucharest invites proposals for the Literature and Cultural Studies section of its 22nd Annual International Conference:

 

Re-writing / Re-imagining the Past

 

Dates: 4–6 June, 2020

*KEYNOTE ADDED* Queer Representation: Pasts, Presents, Futures

updated: 
Friday, December 20, 2019 - 6:34am
The University of Edinburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 20, 2020

Queer Representation: Pasts, Presents, Futures

 

When: May 21st - 22nd 2020

 

The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities

Edinburgh Futures Institute

University of Edinburgh

 

Keynote Speakers: Prof Richard Dyer (King's College London) and Dr Abigail De Kosnik (UC Berkeley)

 

Conference on Mediterranean and European Linguistic Anthropology 2020

updated: 
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 10:27pm
American University of Greece
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

The COMELA 2020 invites academics in the fields of Linguistics, Anthropology, Linguistic and Cultural Anthropology, and Ethnology, pertinent to The Mediterranean and Europe, to discuss work, and engage in scholarly collaborations, thus strengthening global academic networks in the field.

Location
American College of Greece
Athens, Greece

Partners
- Taylor and Francis Global Publishers (Official Publishing Partner)
- 120 major academic institutions globally
- Scientific Committee of over 120 academics

CFP: What is Information? (2020)

updated: 
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 7:25pm
University of Oregon Portland
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 24, 2020

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 24, 2020

WHAT IS INFORMATION?
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UNIVERSITY OF OREGON PORTLAND • APRIL 30–MAY 2, 2020

whatis.uoregon.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED: 30th Annual Mardi Gras Conference at LSU

updated: 
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 1:41pm
Louisiana State University - English Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 5, 2020

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Call for Papers: 30th Annual Mardi Gras Graduate Student Conference

The Magic of Carnival: Manifesting and Interrogating Identity Through Narratives

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Christopher E. Bell

February 19-21, 2020.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: ABSTRACTS DUE JANUARY 5, 2020.

Call for Reviews

updated: 
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 8:05am
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020

*Submit your Review* We always welcome reviews on recent releases in Gender Studies! Submitted reviews should conform to current MLA Style (8th edition), have numbered paragraphs, and should be between 750 and 1,000 words in length. Please note that the reviewed releases ought to be no older than 24 months. In most cases, we are able to secure a review copy for contributors. Gender Forum's ongoing review section also invites critical reviews (750-1000 words) of films (from narrative feature to short films to documentaries), TV and web series, music videos, or any kind of (audio-)visual media with a strong relation to gender, feminist, and queer issues. Please not that your review should work as a critical inquiry and analysis.

Human Matters: Engaging Publics in the Humanities

updated: 
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 7:43pm
Public Humanities Hub - Okanagan
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Human Matters: Engaging Publics in the Humanities

July 8-11, 2020

University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, Canada

 

Call for Papers

Deadline for paper and session proposals: January 15, 2020

 

Call for Papers: Bulgarian Studies Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 1:13pm
Bulgarian Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

Call for Papers
Bulgarian Studies Journal

Bulgarian Studies (ISSN 2638-9754, https://bgstudies.org/journal) is an annual online peer-edited journal that includes content related to the study of Bulgaria and its culture. 

For the next issue, we welcome contributions that focus on any aspects related to Bulgarian history, culture, and literature, from the perspectives of the humanities, arts, and social sciences. 
Book reviews and review articles of newer publications related to Bulgaria are also welcome. 

Climate Fiction, Friction & Fact

updated: 
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 9:52am
Exchanges
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 13, 2020

Call for Papers | Climate Fiction, Friction & Fact

Exchanges (ISSN 2053-9665) is a quality-assured, interdisciplinary scholar-led, open access journal dedicated to disseminating research and original thinking from new and early career scholars. Following the Utopia, Dystopia and Climate Change Utopian Studies Society conference (USS, 2019), which focussed on the eutopian and dystopian possible outcomes of anthropogenic global warming, the journal is delighted to announce a call for contributions to a special issue inspired by these topics.

Issue Theme

Captivating Criminality 7 Conference: Crime Fiction: Memory, History and Revaluation July 2-4 Newton Park Campus, Bath Spa University

updated: 
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 9:51am
International Crime Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

The International Crime Fiction Association is delighted to announce its seventh conference, which will be held in Bath, UK. Building upon and developing ideas and themes from the previous six successful conferences, Memory, History and Revaluation, will examine the ways in which Crime Fiction as a genre necessarily incorporates elements of the past – the past in general and its own past, both in terms of its own generic developments and also in respect of true crime and historical events. The CfP will thus offer opportunities for delegates to engage in discussions that are relevant to both past and present crime writing.

 

Ghost Stories Collection

updated: 
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 9:50am
Spectral Visions Press (University of Sunderland)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

Ghost Stories Call for Submissions

 

Tell me a story. A simple request made by children across the world every night and one we seek to fulfil even as adults. But… it is the stories that excite, that make our hearts beat faster, and the hairs on our necks stand on end that bewitch us most. It is these stories we want to hear. Spectral Visions Press (University of Sunderland) are now accepting submissions for a short story collection, Spectral Visions: Ghost Stories.

Guidelines for Submission:

• Pieces should adopt tropes of the Gothic genre.

Crime Fiction Studies Volume 2, Issue 1

updated: 
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 9:49am
Crime Fiction Studies Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 7, 2020

We are delighted to announce the call for papers for the third issue of our Edinburgh University Press journal Crime Fiction Studies. Arising out of Bath Spa University’s very successful Captivating Criminality conferences, organised by Fiona Peters, and the establishment of the International Crime Fiction Association in 2016, this journal is the first British university press journal focussing on the broad field of crime fiction studies. Crime Fiction Studies publishes two issues per year both in print and online.

Cinematic Representations of Women in Modern Celebrity Culture (1900-1950) (edited collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 9:48am
Leticia Perez Alonso
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 7, 2020

We invite proposals for contributions to an edited collection on cinematic representations of women in works of art, poetry, fiction, theater and criticism of the avant-garde. The popularization of film stars such as Blanche Sweet, Mae Marsh, Mary Pickford, Greta Garbo and Brigitte Helm shaped the cultural imaginary of modernity to such an extent that they influenced the creative activity of artists and writers in the years 1900-1950. Questions centering on feminine stardom will set the background of this collection of essays examining the intersections of vanguardism with popular culture, publicity and performance. How are images of femininity circulated and consumed by the spectators of the cinematic medium?

VISAWUS 2020: Victorian Transitions

updated: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 2:44pm
Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 20, 2020

VISAWUS 2020: Victorian Transitions

Reno, NV October 15-17, 2020

The Victorian Era was one of transitions. Victorian Britain transitioned from a rural to urban society. It transitioned from an emergent empire to the dominant imperial power. It transitioned from a walking, water, wind, and animal-based transportation system to a steam-powered transportation system. It transitioned from a regional to national and then imperial culture.

Translation and Relocation: Literary Encounters East and West

updated: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:22am
Michael Bryson / California State University, Northridge
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Call for Papers

In Comparative Literature, the increasingly contested field of “World Literature”, and Translation Studies, the notion of the “untranslatability” of literature has gained purchase in recent years, due in part to the work of Emily Apter and the continual rediscoveries of the work of Walter Benjamin. Literary translation is conceived of, in one view, as impossible, and in another view as an activity (even an art form) with infinite possibilities for the translator but minimal responsibilities toward that which is being translated.

Love Among the Poets: The Victorian Poetics of Intimacy

updated: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:22am
Pearl Chaozon Bauer / Notre Dame de Namur University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 1, 2020

Love Among the Poets: The Victorian Poetics of Intimacy

Proposed volume of essays, edited by

            Pearl Chaozon Bauer (Notre Dame de Namur University)

            Erik Gray (Columbia University)

Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:21am
Victoria Karasic / Bryn Mawr College
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 16, 2020

The Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference is a forum for scholars and academics to present and share their practices, methods, experiences, and findings related to blended learning. We understand blended learning as any combination of online and face-to-face instruction that is intended to support, enhance, and develop high-impact learning experiences that embody the values of a liberal arts education. 

Please visit https://www.brynmawr.edu/blendedlearning/conference for more information and to submit a proposal (link at bottom of webpage)

We invite proposals on topics including, but not limited to: 

Intersections and Intertexts

updated: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:20am
Chimères Journal - University of Kansas Dept. of French, Francophone & Italian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 1, 2020

Intersections and Intertexts

Call for Papers, Chimères 2020 Conference

University of Kansas, April 11, 2020

 

Reading Indigenous Struggles: Resistance to Extraction in Global English

updated: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:20am
Alok Amatya/ Georgia Tech
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 25, 2019

This is a call for abstracts for a panel submission to the 2020 Annual Conference of the Association for Postcolonial Anglophone Studies (GAPS). Please submit a 300 word abstract for your proposed conference paper, along with your name, email address, and institutional affiliation. Your abstract should summarize your conference paper’s subject, argument, methodology, and contribution to the field. Please read the panel description and the prompts below, and submit your abstracts to alokamatya2@gmail.com no later than Dec 25, 2019. Selected abstracts will be included in the panel submission before Dec 31, 2019. 

Challenges/Strategies in Teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP) in Higher Education in India

updated: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:19am
Centre for Writing and Communication
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 30, 2019

Call for papers

 

National Conference on Challenges/Strategies in Teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP) in Higher Education in India

 

organised by the Centre for Writing & Communication, Ashoka University

16-17 April 2020, Ashoka University, Sonepat

 

 

Basic Writing and the Legacy of Open Admissions

updated: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:18am
Journal of Basic Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 10, 2020

Call for Proposals

Special Issue of Journal of Basic Writing  

 Basic Writing and the Legacy of Open Admissions

Guest Editors: Jack N. Morales and Lynn Reid

Special Issue of the Journal of Fandom Studies on Archives and Special Collections

updated: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:16am
Cait Coker, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 28, 2020

Abstract submissions are invited for a special issue of the Journal of Fandom Studies. This issue will focus on archives and special collections relevant to scholars of fan studies. Topics addressed might include profiles of institutional collections with primers for use, research, archiving and curatorial practices performed by fans, and archival and archontic theory. 

 

Other possible topics include:

 

  • Historical perspectives on collecting fan material in libraries and archives

  • Race, gender, and queerness in fan collections and in library subject indexing

Net-Works: Mapping Labor in Theatre and Performance

updated: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:15am
Department of Theatre and Performance, The Graduate Center, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Net-Works: Mapping Labor in Theatre and Performance 

 

April 23, 2020

The Graduate Center,

The City University of New York (CUNY)

365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, 10016

Email: networksconference2020@gmail.com

 

Deadline: January 21, 2019

 

From Annihilation to High Life: Feminist Posthumanism and Postfeminist Humanism in Contemporary Science Fiction Film

updated: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:14am
Posthumanism Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 6, 2020

From Annihilation to High Life: Feminist Posthumanism and Postfeminist Humanism in Contemporary Science Fiction Film

Joint panel of the Posthumanism Research Network and FSAC Annual Meeting of the Film Studies Association of Canada (FSAC), June 02-04, 2020, University of Western Ontario, London (ON)

Organizers: Julia Empey (WLU) and Russell Kilbourn (WLU)

Deadline for submission of abstracts: January 06, 2020

The Burney Journal Special Issue Call For Papers

updated: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:13am
The Burney Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 28, 2020

In commemoration of the 250th anniversary of Charles Burney's tour, which led to the publication of The Present State of Music in France and Italy (1773),The Burney Journal seeks submissions for a special issue on the Burneys in France and Italy. 

Devouring Men: Food, Masculinity & Power

updated: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:12am
University of St Andrews
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE

Devouring Men:

Food, Masculinity & Power

DATES: 24-25 July 2020

VENUE: School of English, University of St Andrews

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Dr Emma Bond (Modern Languages, University of St Andrews)

Dr Sam Goodman (English & Communication, University of Bournemouth)

National Conference on Culture and Aethetics in Indian Folklore

updated: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:11am
Deparment of English, University of Delhi
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 10, 2020

                                                                          The Department of English
                                                                                 University of Delhi
                                                                                organizes a two-day
                                                                                 National Conference
                                                                                            on
                                                                 Culture and Aesthetics in Indian Folklore

 

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