category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Cities Afloat

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Whitebell and Lisa Vandenbossche/NeMLA
contact email: 
laura.whitebell@rochester.edu or lisa.vandenbossche@rochester.edu

CITIES AFLOAT

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 30-May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario
Hosted by Ryerson University

UPDATED Intellectual Properties, or the Materialities of Communicative Production: Archive, Canon, Clone, Copy--Sept 26-27, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota
contact email: 
umnCsclConference@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE: JULY 20, 2014
Keynote Speakers (Updated): Jane Gaines, Columbia University
Peter Goodrich, Cardozo School of Law

Dates: September 26-27, 2014

Hunger (abstract delivery: 30th Sept 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Altre Modernità, Università degli Studi di Milano)
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

The Universal Exposition, which will bring millions of visitors to the city of Milan between 1 May and 31 October 2015, is around the corner.

There and Back Again: Tolkien in 2015, 2nd Annual Conference on Popular Culture and the Deep Past

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at The Ohio State University
contact email: 
cmrs@osu.edu

he Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the Ohio State University invites abstracts and panel proposals for its second academic conference on Popular Culture and the Deep Past, to be held Fe

SATANIC PANIC - Call for submissions - deadline July 25

full name / name of organization: 
Spectacular Optical Publications
contact email: 
bigsmashproductions@gmail.com

Spectacular Optical Publications (www.spectacularoptical.ca) is a small-press publisher of cult film and pop culture books based in Canada. As you may know, Spectacular Optical Book One: KID POWER!

Film Stardom in the 1950s (November 15, 2014; Proposals due August 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart, Dept. of Film, Television and Digital Media, TCU
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

We invite presentation proposals pertaining to any aspect(s) of film stardom in the 1950s, to be featured in a special series of panels at the Analyzing the 1950s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference,

Call for Papers: “Broken Narratives”- Graduate Student Conference-Ohio State University-Saturday 11th Oct, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, Ohio State U
contact email: 
ego.osu@gmail.com

Broken narratives abound in literary and cultural history.

SYNOPTIQUE CFP: RE-VIEWING THE MOVING IMAGE ARCHIVE FOR THE 21st CENTURY

full name / name of organization: 
Synoptique: An Online Journal of Film & Moving Image Studies
contact email: 
editor.synoptique@gmail.com

OUT OF THE DARK STACKS AND INTO THE LIGHT: RE-VIEWING THE MOVING IMAGE ARCHIVE FOR THE 21st CENTURY

Motherhood/Fatherhood and Popular Culture April 1-4, 2015, NEW ORLEANS

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference
contact email: 
lpodniek@ryerson.ca

I am looking for papers for multiple panels for the PCA/ACA Motherhood/Fatherhood Area on any aspect of motherhood and or fatherhood in popular culture.

Ethnicity, Femininity and the History of Music Symposium - October 24

full name / name of organization: 
Garth Institute for Music Research and Performanc
contact email: 
info@garthinstitute.org

CALL-FOR-PAPERS

Trans-Humanities (Ewha Woman's University, Korea)

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Humanities/ Ewha Institute for the Humanities
contact email: 
Email: trans@ewha.ac.kr; Website: http://eih.ewha.ac.kr

Trans-Humanities is an academic journal for envisioning the new horizon of the humanities.

Networks of Conspiracy Across Time, Space, and Media

full name / name of organization: 
Perin Gurel/ University of Notre Dame
contact email: 
pgurel@nd.edu

Call for Abstracts for 2015 The Northeast Modern Language Association Convention (Toronto, Ontario, April 30 to May 3 2015).

East – West Cultural Passage journal, Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
contact email: 
karina.schneider@ulbsibiu.ro

For the December 2014 issue, East – West Cultural Passage (http://magazines.ulbsibiu.ro/ewcp/index.htm) seeks quality essays in the fields of language (Pragmatics, Semantics, Semiotics, Socio-lingui

SCMS 2015 Proposed Workshop: "Late Foucault and Media Studies" Deadline July 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference, March 2015, Montreal, Canada
contact email: 
ouell031@umn.edu; hunter_hargraves@brown.edu

Late Foucault and Media Studies
Workshop for Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference, March 2015, Montreal, Canada

Saints, Sinners, and Seekers: A Collection of Essays on Rock and Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Robert P. McParland, PhD., Alex DiBlasi, M.A.
contact email: 
mcparlandr@felician.edu; alexcharlesdiblasi@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: Saints, Sinners, and Seekers - A Collection of Essays on Rock and Religion

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: September 15, 2014

Political Medievalisms: Kalamazoo 2015

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of Medievalism
contact email: 
amy.kaufman@mtsu.edu

Kalamazoo 2015 Call for Papers:
International Society for the Study of Medievalism
50th International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, May 14-17, 2015.

POETRY AND PUBLIC SPACES: FORMS, PLACES AND PRACTICES IN THE 20TH AND 21ST CENTURIES

full name / name of organization: 
université catholique de Louvain
contact email: 
peps2015@uclouvain.be

This conference will explore the ways in which poetry has been increasingly present and inscribed in public spaces throughout the 20th and 21st centuries.

CFA: Special edition of Symbiosis: A Journal of Transatlantic Literary & Cultural Relations on 'Irish Transatlantic'

full name / name of organization: 
Symbiosis: A Journal of Transatlantic Literary and Cultural Relations
contact email: 
muireann.crowley@ed.ac.uk, a.c.garden@sms.ed.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Special edition of Symbiosis: A Journal of Transatlantic Literary and Cultural Relations on the 'Irish Transatlantic: Act of Union (1800) to the Present Day'

The Sixties: The Culture, the Movements, and the Summer of Love

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu

CFP—The Sixties: The Culture, the Movements, and the Summer of Love

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual National Conference

Edited Collection: “Psychosomatic” Illness in Popular Culture (Abstracts due September 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Carol-Ann Farkas
contact email: 
carol-ann.farkas@mcphs.edu

SCMS 2015: From Historical to New Materialism? Deadline: August 6th

full name / name of organization: 
Brent Smith-Casanueva, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
Brent.Smith-Casanueva@Stonybrook.edu

From Historical to New Materialism? Late Capitalism, Media Technology, and the Ontological Turn

Panel CFP: "The Transforming Figure: New Histories of Metamorphosis in Animation" SCMS: Deadline Aug. 4, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies (Montreal, March 25-29, 2015)
contact email: 
nmiller@loyola.edu

In animation studies “metamorphosis” has been a versatile term designating a range of distinct, recurring, visual tropes, from “squash and stretch” effects that date at least to nineteenth-century phenakistoscopes to the fluid transformations of the Fleischers’ rotoscoped Koko the Clown to the “plasmaticness” Eisenstein celebrated in Disney cartoons. Recently animation scholarship has opened new, provocative lines of inquiry into the

[Update] (Final Deadline Extension, July 18th)--Screen Textures: Haptics, Tactility, and the Moving Image, October 17–18, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies Graduate Student Organization, University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com


UPDATE: Final submission deadline- Friday, July 18th, 2014

CORRECTED CFP: PCA/ACA 2015 National Conference, April 1-4, 2015, New Orleans: Proposals Due: 11/1/14

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA 2015 National Conference
contact email: 
cfrancis@bloomu.edu

CFP: Medievalism in Popular Culture

PCA/ACA 2015 National Conference
April 1-4, 2015 – New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans Marriott

Medievalism in Popular Culture, PCA/ACA, April 1-4, 2015, New Orleans: Proposals Due 11/1/14

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Popular Cultural Association National Confernce
contact email: 
cfrancis@bloomu.edu

The Medievalism in Popular Culture Area (now the combined areas of Arthurian and Other Medievalism) accepts papers on all topics that either explore popular culture during the Middle Ages or transcrib

Music for New Frontiers: Re-Locating the Sounds of the Western (collection)/ abstracts due 2015-1-10

full name / name of organization: 
NA
contact email: 
kendraprestonleonard@gmail.com

Call for Abstracts: Music for New Frontiers: Re-Locating the Sounds of the Western (collection)

SOCRATES EDITION-II VOL: III ISSUE SEPTEMBER 2014: ISSN 2347-2146 & ISSN 2347-6869

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Call for Papers: Film Theory and Aesthetics 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Jenkins/ Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (36th Annual)
contact email: 
jenkinsj@u.arizona.edu

February 11-14, 2015 Hyatt Regency Downtown/ Albuquerque, NM

3rd Global Conference: Play on the Edges (November 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
play3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Play on the Edges

Saturday 1st November – Monday 3rd November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

Contamination from Above (Submissions Due February 2, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Writing from Below
contact email: 
k.quinn@latrobe.edu.au

"What if there were, lodged within the heart of the law itself, a law of impurity or a principle of contamination?"
-Jacques Derrida, "The Law of Genre"

THE THEME

SPECIAL ISSUE: GLOBAL NIGHTLIFE CULTURES

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Music Studies
contact email: 
madison.moore@kcl.ac.uk

THE JOURNAL OF POPULAR MUSIC STUDIES invites submissions for a special issue on global nightlife cultures.

Representing and Remembering the Holocaust Online Research Forum

full name / name of organization: 
Holocaust, contemporary genocide, popular culture and digital technology research group
contact email: 
v.g.walden@qmul.ac.uk

After a highly successful first digital forum, the Holocaust, contemporary genocide, popular culture and digital technology research group issues this call for papers for the next online forum.

Teaching Disability: Transformations special issue

full name / name of organization: 
Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy
contact email: 
transformations@njcu.edu

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR A SPECIAL ISSUE,

TEACHING DISABILITY

TRANSFORMATIONS: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy

Deadline: August 15, 2014

Sarah Chinn, Guest Editor

Call for Book Chapters: Authorship and Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Siobhan Lyons and Joel Gilberthorpe/ Macquarie University
contact email: 
siobhan.lyons@mq.edu.au and joel.gilberthorpe@mq.edu.au

Authorship and Translation (edited collection)
Edited by Siobhan Lyons and Joel Gilberthorpe
Due date for abstracts (300 words): October 31, 2014

"Kierkegaard and Political Theology" APA-Pacific Meeting, April 1 - April 5, 2015, Vancouver

full name / name of organization: 
American Philosophical Association - Pacific Division, Political Theology Group
contact email: 
rdsirvent@hiu.edu

*CALL FOR PAPERS*

“Kierkegaard and Political Theology”

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