This area of the 2016 Film & History conference, Gods & Heretics, examines notions of the monstrous, monstrosity, and the supernatural as they relate to on-screen representations, thematic inferences, narrative structures, or even production practices throughout the history of filmmaking. How do we better understand the implications of these histories, patterns, or aberrations? What is being signified or challenged, made visible or concealed, through our constructions of the monstrous?
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The Seventh International Conference on Digital Information and Communication Technology and Applications (DICTAP2017)
June 29 - July 1, 2017
Faculty of Management, Comenius University in Bratislava
European Journal of English Studies
CALL FOR PAPERS FOR VOLUME 22
Global Responses to the ‘War on Terror’
Guest editors: Michael C. Frank (Düsseldorf) and Pavan Malreddy (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Networks, Nodes, and New Approaches to Adaptation Studies
Brigham Young University 24-25 February 2017
Call for Papers
“Literature at Sea: Maritime Literary Currents”
Mobile, AL, USA, 3-8 December 2016
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1 JULY 2016
Abstracts are invited for a conference on literature and the sea, broadly defined. Proposed papers may focus on the literature of any country and any literary period, but please keep in mind that the conference language will be English. Topics might include (but are not limited to) the following:
This panel welcomes interdisciplinary investigations of various aspects of global migrations. Special attention will be given to the connections between writing and global movements, personal and institutional constructions of citizenship, and such issues as literacy narratives, the work of memory, personal and public archiving of migrant experience, and representations of refugee crises.
Submit 250-500 word proposals on the PAMLA Online Submission Page by July 1:
Call for papers for a conference at Queen’s University Belfast
Damsels in Redress: Women in Contemporary Fairy-Tale Reimaginings
Dates: Friday 7th April and Saturday 8th April 2017
Keynote Speakers: Professor Diane Purkiss (University of Oxford); Dr Amy Davis (University of Hull)
CfP "Art Outside the Gallery" Association of Art Historians (AAH) New Voices Conference 2016
25 November 2016 | Plymouth University | Keynote: Dr Jody Patterson (Plymouth University)
CfP deadline 1 August 2016
Where do we see art? What impact do exhibition spaces have on how an artwork is received? Who is art created for? Who owns public art? New Voices 2016 encourages delegates to consider art outside of conventional exhibition spaces and to engage in a discussion over the function of art in the public, digital, domestic, religious, and secular spheres.
From the earliest traces of etchings on stone tablets to the emergence of Kindles and e-readers in contemporary society, humans have invented platforms for the creation and dissemination of text. Implicit in each textual object are the figures of the reader and writer and their differing engagement with the work. But what does it mean to be a reader or a writer, and how does each role play a part in the shaping of a text?
Pomona Valley Review is extending its deadline for poetry, short fiction, and artwork for our 10th issue this July. PVR needs quality work from undergraduates, graduates, and professionals alike from any college campus, but all are welcome to submit. Quality is our only criterion. Please see our website for details on submitting online and for free versions of previous issues: pomonavalleyreview.com.
We require 2-3 essays for a volume on contemporary and twentieth century women's writing (fiction, poetry, drama) for an edited volume due to be published by the end of 2016 by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. At this point we are looking for completed essays around 5000-6000 words analysing individual or multiple works by women writers of the period. Essays previously published in journals are acceptable provided necessary permissions are obtained. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
The "Tarot and Other Methods of Divination" area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference (San Diego 12-15 April 2017) is open to proposals for papers on a diverse range of divination methods: astrology, I Ching, runes, tarot, etc. Approaches may include the biographical, historical, and theoretical, as well as the analysis of professional practice and of representations in literature (poetry, prose, drama), visual art (painting, sculpture, tarot cards, comics, graphic novels), film, television, games, etc.
In addition, I am looking for participants in the following 2017 sessions:
1. Tarot Poetry and Prose (authors reading and discussing their own work).
The Shakespeare Newsletter seeks submissions of a scholarly nature and scope (4000-6000 words) on contemporary engagements with Shakespeare/Early Modern English Drama and/or Theater. We expect “contemporary engagements” to be understood in the most general of ways, including but not limited to the following: contemporary appropriations, approximations, and adaptations; film; performance; digital media; new theoretical approaches; new pedagogies; popular culture; global Shakespeare; archival encounters. Submissions will undergo double-blind peer-review. One accepted essay will appear in each issue as “The Pendleton Essay,” named after the late SN editor, Thomas Pendleton.
CFP: ASAP/Journal Special Issue
“Site Specificity Without Borders”
Deadline 1 September 2016
David J. Alworth
Department of English
Department of English & Comparative Literature
Call for Papers