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The Superhero Project: 2nd Global Meeting
Call for Presentations 2016
Friday 9th September – Sunday 11th September 2016
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom
"With great power, comes great irresponsibility…" – Deadpool
In the twenty-first century, the Superhero now holds an unparalleled position within pop culture. Having vastly expanded beyond its birth medium of comic books to what is a fierce and pervasive presence in multiple media, this domination is no more apparent than the realms of mainstream cinema, where blockbuster superhero films routinely break box-office records and more than thirty further films are set to be released by 2020.
Current Thinking on the Western III
14-15 June 2016
University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK.
A conference convened by Dr Lee Broughton (Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellow, University of Leeds) with Dr Mark Goodall (University of Bradford).
Professor Sir Christopher Frayling (Professor Emeritus of Cultural History, Royal College of Art).
Alex Cox (filmmaker (Repo Man, Straight to Hell, Walker, Sid and Nancy) and academic practitioner, University of Colorado).
Call for papers for the 2017 conference of the French Shakespeare Society
Annual Conference of the Société Française Shakespeare
12-14 January 2017
Fondation Deutsch de la Meurthe, Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris
Call for papers
Since the term was coined by Serge Doubrovsky in 1971, autofiction has become established as a recognisable genre within the French literary pantheon. Over the same period, it has attracted increasing critical and theoretical scrutiny so that it has developed into a dynamic field of scholarly research in France. Indeed, the increase and variety of autofiction scholarship has had the effect of placing the characteristics of the genre itself in question.
Special Issue, Feminist Studies in English Literature 24:3
Call for Papers: "Engendering Form: Gender and Genre in English Literature History"
Deadline for abstracts: March 31st, 2016
Special issue of the JSSE on The Short Stories of Elizabeth Spencer
Proposals are invited for an interdisciplinary conference hosted by Carleton University's School of Canadian Studies. We encourage submissions from scholars and graduate students working across disciplines.
When: October 28-29, 2016
Location: Carleton University, Ottawa
Deadline for Proposals: April 30, 2016
We are pleased to announce the official call for submissions for Inks the new journal of the Comics Studies Society. Each issue of Inks will seek to bring together scholarly essays, archival materials, and insights and discoveries from leading cartoon professionals. Special roundtables will be featured each year, on topics of importance to the members of the Society. In addition to scholarly essays, Inks will also include archival discoveries and contributions from comics professionals about insights and concerns central to the field.
The objective of "Gender, Identities and Education" conference is to bring
researchers and scholars from various fields to share current research interest and experience
in the area of Gender Studies.
By so doing,the conference ultimately aims at offering a sound platform for the effective
launch of this highly important Erasmus + project.
Scholars interested in Gender Studies and Education, Cultural Studies, and media are invited
to submit proposals for paper presentations (max 300 words) that address any aspect of the
conference topics including but not limited to:
- The issue of gender in language, culture and society.
- Gender in cultural studies,
Production Studies: Film, Television, and their Industrial Contexts
Wednesday 15 June 2016
Cinema and Television History (CATH) Research Centre, De Montfort University
Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Dr Bridget Conor, Senior Lecturer at King's College London and co-editor of Production Studies, The Sequel!: Cultural Studies of Global Media Industries (2015)
The Cinema and Television History (CATH) Research Centre, De Montfort University, invites postgraduates and early career researchers to its fifth annual postgraduate conference.
Michel Foucault: Discourse Theory and the Archive
(Göttingen University, 16 July 2016)
This year marks not only Michel Foucault's 90th birthday, but also the 50th anniversary of the publication of his seminal book Let Mots et les Choses, which made Foucault a prominent intellectual figure throughout Europe. We would like to commemorate this double anniversary with a one-day symposium organised by the Department of British Literature and Culture at Göttingen University in cooperation with the Göttingen Center for Genderstudies and the Center for Theory of Culture and Society.
The Dandelion editors seek submissions on the theme of NOSTALGIA for their forthcoming issue.
Nostalgia is a ubiquitous presence in contemporary culture. Images and fantasies of the past permeate cultural and political discourses: from the mediated recycling of retro culture and popular history, to nostalgia as a method of political renewal (for example, Donald Trump's campaign slogan 'Make America Great Again!' and Ken Loach's The Spirit of '45).
Call for Abstracts for Essays in Why Charity: The Politics and Ethics of Charities and Charitable Giving Today
Call for submissions to an edited collection requested by publisher
Since his seminal writing on The Sandman (1989-present) and long since before and after on works such as Batman, Miracleman, The Books of Magic, The Endless, Stardust, The Graveyard Book, etc. from adult graphic novels (Neverwhere) to voluminous amounts of children's graphic novels and illustrated texts (Coraline, Chu's Day, Fortunately, the Milk, Hansel and Gretel etc.), Neil Gaiman has established himself as one of the most prominent, if not prolific, writers in the medium of sequential art in the late twentieth and twenty-first century.