Much of the perception of the world around us is constructed visually. This visual representation, which includes drawings, paintings, artworks, photography, and more recently moving images such as films, cartoons, book covers, posters, and advertisements illuminates the ways we see ourselves and those around us. Derived and informed by social, political and historical shifts these visual representations form what scholars call a 'visual culture' of representation.
"Man ceased to be a wild animal only when he built the first wall" (Yevgeny Zamyatin, We).
The End of the City can be understood in at least three ways: as its boundary, as its demise, or as a question about its purpose.
The Research Society for American Periodicals invites submissions on "Visual Culture and Ethnic American Periodicals" for the American Literature Association conference, May 21-24, 2015 in Boston, MA. This panel considers how African American, Asian and Pacific American, Latino/a, and Native American periodicals engage visual culture, including by publishing comics, cartoons, illustrations, and photographs. Papers that focus on the history or production of periodical art or illustrated periodicals are especially welcome.
Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life Symposium 2015 CFP
VOl. IV Issue I Jan. 2015
Impact Factor: 0.978 (2014)
New Academia is a refereed journal published quarterly by Interactions Forum. The Journal strives to publish research work of high quality related to Literature written in English Language across the World, English language and literary theory. The aim of the journal is to give space to scholars and researchers to publish their works.
We are always keen to receive submissions from scholars, academicians and researchers in the form of Research Papers, Articles, Poems, Short Stories, Interviews and Book Reviews.
The work should be unpublished and not have been submitted elsewhere for publication.
Cultural Studies Association Working Group on Critical Pedagogy
13th Annual Meeting of the Cultural Studies Association, May 21-24, 2015
Riverside Convention Center, Riverside California (Greater Los Angeles)
Theme: "Another University is Possible: Praxis, Activism, and the Promise of Critical Pedagogy"
Join the Motor Culture and the Road Area for the 36th annual SWPACA conference.
This year's theme is: "Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture".
New Directions for Community Colleges
Call for Papers: 2017 Issue
Abstract Submission Deadline: February 14, 2015
Audrey Donaldson, Librarian, and Fran Lassiter, English Assistant Professor are editing a special issue -
Student Access and Educational Equity: Community College Curriculum, Instruction, and Support
We are currently seeking original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous content on issues of access and equity as related to curriculum. Chapters may explore the problems, propose solutions, demonstrate what works and what doesn't through case studies, present effective practices, and/or an in-depth discussions. This special issue is scheduled for publication in 2017.
Topical areas may include:
THE ADAPTATION ESSAY PRIZE 2015
About the Adaptation Essay Prize
The Adaptation Essay Prize is a new innovation from the journal, launched in 2011 to encourage the best new scholarship in the field. While the journal publishes many articles which focus on the relationship between literature and film, the Editors are particularly keen to publish work which challenges the primacy of that relationship: this might include essays on computer games, opera, popular music, animation, genre fiction or work with a wider theoretical sweep.
The Adaptation Prize
The winner's prize will consist of:
"The preservation or construction of a sense of place is then an active moment in the passage from memory to hope, from past to future." David Harvey
"Once upon a time, a very long time ago now, about last Friday, Winnie-the-Pooh lived in a forest all by himself under the name of Sanders." A.A. Milne
"Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you." Wendell Berry
Call for Papers and Book Reviews: 2015 Issue
Submission Deadline: 25 January 2015
Aelurus is an annual journal that publishes literary and theoretical scholarship from graduate students, which is run and staffed by graduate students in Weber State University's Master of Arts in English program. As such, Aelurus is devoted to a publication process in which we foster and lend experience to the scholarly endeavor of fellow graduate students.
Open to critical perspectives and mediums of examination from any time period, Aelurus solicits scholarly submissions, the most rigorous of which will be published digitally and in print in the spring of each year.
Faculty Keynote: Julia Walker, Art History Department (Binghamton University)
Call for Papers:
The Lydia Maria Child Society invites proposals for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference to be held November 4-8, 2015 in Philadelphia, PA.
"Lydia Maria Child and Social Change"
Call for Papers:
The Lydia Maria Child Society invites proposals for the annual ALA Conference to be held May 21-24, 2015 in Boston, MA.
"Lydia Maria Child and Her Contemporaries"