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CFP: The Memory Factory: Hollywood’s Influence on Historical Memory

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 10:02am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (November 11-13 2016 Pasadena, CA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 10, 2016

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association  

PAMLA 116th Annual Conference November 11-13, 2016

 

Panel Chair:              Vanessa Osborne

 

Affiliation:                University of Southern California

 

Email:                       vosborne@usc.edu

 

Session Title:           “The Memory Factory:  Hollywood's Influence on Historical Memory"

Orphan Black: Sestras, Scorpions, and Crazy Science UPDATED

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 4:44pm
Janet Brennan Croft and Alyson Buckman, eds.
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Call for Contributors UPDATED!

 

ORPHAN BLACK: Sestras, Scorpions, and Crazy Science

Edited by Janet Brennan Croft and Alyson Buckman

 

Call for Contributors: Fan Phenomena: Game of Thrones

updated: 
Monday, May 9, 2016 - 11:56am
Kavita Mudan Finn
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2016

With five books and approximately eight million words published thus far in the Song of Ice and Fire series (1996-ongoing) and the sixth season of HBO's Game of Thrones currently airing, we are seeing the beginnings of a school of criticism devoted to George R.R. Martin’s works and their peculiar brand of deconstructive and in many ways postmodern interpretations of the fantasy genre and medievalism. Often positioned as the grittier antithesis of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-Earth, Martin's narrative focuses on the darker side of chivalry and heroism, stripping away these higher ideals to reveal the greed, amorality, and lust for power underpinning them.

 

Eastsploitation: Eastern Europe and the Cinematic Lowbrow

updated: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 3:38pm
Richard Nowell & Jindriska Blahova, Charles University in Prague
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2016

Call for Papers

 

Eastsploitation: Eastern Europe and the Cinematic Lowbrow

 

Edited by Jindriska Blahova and Richard Nowell

 

 

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