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(Dis)ability and Comics: Fifth Annual Dartmouth College Conference on Illustration, Comics, and Animation

updated: 
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 9:14pm
Dartmouth College Conference on Illustration, Comics, and Animation
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 7, 2019

How do comics and related visual media such as illustrated books, comic strips, and animation represent disability differently from other media, and what new possibilities do they propose for thinking about or visualizing ability?

Join us for a one-day conference at Dartmouth College on Friday April 26, 2019.

Film Studies

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:37am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

 

The Film Studies area of the 40th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) invites presentations on any topic germane to film studies including, but not limited to, film as art, film as culture, and film as industry. This year we are also happy to welcome any papers considering Film Theory and Aesthetics.

 

Individual proposals for 15-minute papers must include an abstract of approximately 200-500 words. Including a brief bio in the body of the proposal form is encouraged, but not required.  

LGBTQ Comics Studies Reader (University of Mississippi Press)

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:27am
Professors Alison Halsall and Jonathan Warren
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Critical scholarship of comics, cartoons, and graphic narratives has been a burgeoning field in research and debate for at least the last twenty-five years. Amid such scholarly richness, LGBTQ comics criticism and scholarly attention to LGBTQ comics and cartoons is at least keeping pace with a field within which it is still negotiating its position.

ImageTech: Comics and Materiality

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 1:19pm
ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

**DEADLINE EXTENDED**

ImageTech: Comics and Materiality

Special Issue Editors: Madeline B. Gangnes, Megan Fowler, and Jaquelin Elliott

ImageTexT invites authors to submit articles for its special issue, “ImageTech: Comics and Materiality.”

CFP: Stardom and Fandom, Southwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference (2/20-23/19 proposals due 11/1/18)

updated: 
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 9:26am
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

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 Area Chair for Stardom and Fandom invites paper or panel proposals on any aspect of stardom or fandom. The list of ideas below is limited, so if you have an idea that is not listed, please suggest the new topic. We are an interdisciplinary area and encourage submissions from multiple perspectives and disciplines. Topics might include:

 

International Congress of Fantastic Genre, Audiovisuals and New Technologies

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 11:12am
Elche International Fantastic Film Festival – FANTAELX (Spain)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

The International Congress of Fantastic Genre, Audiovisuals and New Technologies is an activity of scientific and academic divulgation that is part of Elche International Fantastic Film Festival – FANTAELX, and which has the collaboration of the Miguel Hernández University.

The objective of the Congress is the diffusion of research studies in the different thematic lines of the Fantastic Gender, covering all its possible variants and platforms: cinema, television, theater, literature, comics, videogames, virtual reality, etc.

Literary Border-Crossings (ACLA 2019 seminar)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 11:06am
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

We are inviting paper submissions for the "Literary Border-Crossings" seminar at the ACLA convention (Washington, DC, 7-10 March 2019).

Fan Culture and Theory Area

updated: 
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 1:21pm
Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

Proposals for both panels and individual papers are now being accepted for all aspects of Fan Culture and Theory, including, but not limited to, the following areas:

  • Fan Fiction
  • Fan/Creator interactions
  • Race, Gender and Sexuality in Fandom
  • Music Fandom
  • Reality Television Fandom
  • Social Media and Fandom
  • Individual Fan Communities
  • Fans as critics
  • Fan videos and films
  • Fan crafts
  • Fan pilgrimages
  • Comics fandom
  • Ethics and responsibilities of academics working within fan studies
  • Global fan practices

Please submit abstracts of 100-250 words with relevant audio/visual requests online. 

Panel on Historical Fandom

updated: 
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 1:21pm
PCA, April 17-20, 2019, Washington DC
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

Call for Papers: Panel on Historical Fandom at PCA, April 17-20, 2019, Washington DC

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