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Zombie Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 2:28pm
Brandon Kempner / Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Call for Papers

Zombie Culture

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2018

Critical Conversations in Horror Studies

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 4:11pm
Dawn Keetley / Lehigh University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 1, 2020

CRITICAL CONVERSATIONS IN HORROR STUDIES 

Series editor: Dawn Keetley

 

 Lehigh University Press is introducing a new series, Critical Conversations in Horror Studies, edited by Dawn Keetley, Professor of English at Lehigh University. We are seeking manuscripts in all areas of horror studies, broadly defined.

Special Issue: Twin Peaks: Season Three

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 4:34pm
New American Notes Online
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

This special issue of NANO will explore the significance of the recently released third season of the seminal television show, Twin Peaks. Controversial from the outset and divisive to fans and critics alike, the new Twin Peaks (2017) is emerging as perhaps even more radical and important than the original series (1990-1991). The original Twin Peaks is often considered the first cult television show that spawned intensive fan followings in the emergent world of the web, and the immense catalogue of paratexts and influences the series has inspired since has never been fully tabulated. As a central work of American surrealism, a universe of oddities continues to find Twin Peaks’s orbit.

LGBTQ Comics Reader: Critical Challenges, Future Directions

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 3:57pm
CFP: LGBTQ Comics Studies Reader (University of Mississippi Press)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

LGBTQ Comics Reader: Critical Challenges, Future Directions

CFP: LGBTQ Comics Studies Reader (University of Mississippi Press)

The 6th Annual Ray Browne Conference — Formulas in Flux: Conventions and Adaptability in Popular Culture

updated: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 10:17am
The Popular Culture Scholars Association at Bowling Green State University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

The Popular Culture Scholars Association at Bowling Green State University is excited to announce the 6th Annual Ray Browne Conference—Formulas in Flux: Conventions and Adaptability in Popular Culture—to be held Friday, February 15th and Saturday, February 16th, 2019.

Kink and Graphic Texts

updated: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 9:17am
Sara K. Howe and Susan E. Cook / Southern New Hampshire University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 3, 2018

We are currently seeking proposals for a 5,000-word essay specifically focused on kink and graphic texts: graphic novels, comics, manga, etc. Proposals should explore both the kink and the graphic text(s) by engaging theoretical frameworks such as psychoanalysis, queer theory, rhetoric, and/or feminist theory.

 

Straight to the Front Row: Investigating Contemporary Western Gay Male Cinema

updated: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 6:51pm
Anthony Stepniak & Connor Winterton / University of Northampton
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 5, 2018

CFP:

Straight to the Front Row: Investigating Contemporary Western Gay Male Cinema

Conference to be held at the University of Northampton (UK)

16/02/2019 – 17/02/2019

CFP SWPACA 2019 - Television

updated: 
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 11:18am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) 40th Annual Conference, February 20-23rd, 2018, Albuquerque, New Mexico 

Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 40th annual SWPACA conference.  One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels.  

The Television Area Chair invites interested scholars to submit papers on any aspect of television, past or present. Topics include, but are not limited to:

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