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CMCS 8th International Conference Bridging Gaps: Re-Fashioning Stories for Celebrity Counterpublics

updated: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 1:42pm
Centre for Media & Celebrity Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2019

We are pleased to announce professors Andrew Zolides, Basuli Deb, and Alex Symons as the keynote speakers for the 2019 CMCS conference in New York City. Best presented papers will be published in the Journal of Applied Journalism and Media Studies@IntellectBooks. University library/individual subscription options are below.

 Extended abstract deadline: March 18, 2019

NYC 2019 CMCS 8th International Conference

Bridging Gaps: Re-Fashioning Stories for Celebrity Counterpublics

 

Terrace Club at Club Quarters

New York City, USA

Friday, August 30 – Sunday, September 1

 

Keynote Speakers:

 

Grimm: Sociocultural and Philosophical Essays - PROPOSALS SOUGHT

updated: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 1:40pm
Dr. Daniel Farr, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer of Sociology, Kennesaw State University (dfarr4@Kennesaw.edu) & Dr. Melanie D. Holm, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of English, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (mdholm@iup.edu)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

Editors:

Dr. Daniel Farr, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer of Sociology, Kennesaw State University (dfarr4@kennesaw.edu) https://chss.kennesaw.edu/scj/about/faculty-staff.php

Dr. Melanie D. Holm, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of English, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (mdholm@iup.edu) https://www.iup.edu/english/faculty/permanent-faculty/holm,-melanie/

 

Project Contact email: GrimmCollection@gmail.com

 

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Superheroes in Contemporary Media

updated: 
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 8:17am
Michelle Smith, Panic at the Dicourse - Queen's University (Kingston)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

In common superhero mythos, unearthly, other-than-human, or more-than-human figures use their many extraordinary abilities to restore order, do battle with evil, uphold justice, and protect the innocent. Acting as guardians, protectors and defenders of Earth and its people, these courageous figures have long captured both our attention and imagination. However, with the rise of several notable media franchises, superheroes have become a ubiquitous part of our present popular cultural moment.

In this premiere print and online edition of Panic at the Discourse: An Interdisciplinary Journal, the editors invite submissions on topics including, but not limited to:

Fear 2000: Contemporary Horror Worldwide Conference – 1-2 June 2019 (Abstracts due 1 March 2019)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:03pm
Department of Humanities, Sheffield Hallam University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

We invite proposals for 20-minute papers and 80-minute panels for the fourth annual Fear 2000 conference at Sheffield Hallam University – Fear 2000: Contemporary Horror Worldwide. Hosted by staff and postgraduate students in the Department of Humanities, the conference will investigate international horror in the twenty-first century.

Lit-Rock: Literary Capital in Popular Music

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:01pm
J. Ryan Hibbett / Northern Illinois University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Call for Chapter Proposals

Book Title: Lit-Rock: Literary Capital in Popular Music

Editor: J. Ryan Hibbett, Northern Illinois University

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

Submission Deadline: May 1, 2019

 

 

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Page 23 Literary Conference at Denver Pop Culture Con

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 2:02pm
Page 23 / Pop Culture Classroom
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Call for Papers, Panels, and PresentationsPage 23 LitConMay 31-June 2

 

500-word abstracts for papers, panels, creative presentations, roundtables, or any other appropriate event offering a critical approach on comics and pop culture are being accepted for a scholarly conference at

DENVER POP CULTURE CON at the Colorado Convention Center           DENVER, CO      MAY 31-JUNE 2, 2019

 

REMINDER: CFP: Special Issue of The International Journal of the History of Sport on Fantasy Sport

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:37am
The International Journal of the History of Sport
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Since its creation in the mid-20th century, fantasy sport has become a significant part of international sport and its history. Once an obscure subculture of statistics-obsessed sports fans, fantasy sport now constitutes a cultural phenomenon with 59.3 million North American participants in 2017 and with tens of millions more throughout the world. According to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, North American participants alone spend an average of $556 a year on fantasy sport and related materials, amounting to almost $33 billion in annual revenue. With this level of fan interest and earning capacity, fantasy sport is now a major force within the global sport industry.

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