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CFP REMINDER: 30 years of Pixar Animation Studios – Symposium

updated: 
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 10:07am
Dr Christopher Holliday / King's College London
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016

CFP: 30 years of Pixar Animation Studios – Symposium

 

Saturday 10th December 2016, King’s College London

 

The Works of Joss Whedon, SWPACA (11/1/2016; 2/15-18/2017)

updated: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 10:58am
Susan Fanetti/California State University, Sacramento
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Area chairs of the Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (http://southwestpca.org) invite paper or panel proposals on any topic related to the works of Joss Whedon.

 

Join us for the 38th Annual Southwest Popular / American Culture Association Conference, February 15-18, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2016.

Any and all topics will be considered.  Insights into Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and Firefly are always welcome, but Whedon’s body of work continues to expand, and we encourage proposals on:

 

And Now for Something Completely Different: Critical Approaches to Monty Python

updated: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:35am
Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock and Kate Egan
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 20, 2016

Call for Proposals:

And Now for Something Completely Different: Critical Approaches to Monty Python

Editors: Kate Egan, Aberystwyth University, Wales

Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock, Central Michigan University USA

 

***Deadline for 250-word proposals and CVs: Oct. 20th, 2016

Submissions to: kte@aber.ac.uk and Jeffrey.Weinstock@cmich.edu

 

Los Angeles 2017 Bridging Gaps: Where is the film scholar in Hollywood filmmaking?

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 1:27pm
Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS), Centre for Ecological, Social, and Informatics Cognitive Research (ESI.CORE), WaterHill Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2016

Bridging Gaps: Where is the film scholar in Hollywood filmmaking?

Performance Café, University of Southern California

Los Angeles, USA

March 18-19, 2017

CONVERGENCE CULTURE, FANDOM, AND THE EXPANDED HARRY POTTER UNIVERSE

updated: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 5:38pm
Amanda Firestone and Leisa A. Clark
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 7, 2017

In 2006’s Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide, Henry Jenkins defines “convergence culture” as “the flow of content across multiple media platforms, the cooperation between multiple media industries, and the migratory behavior of media audiences who will go almost anywhere in search of the kinds of entertainment experiences they want” (2). In contemporary culture, we are no longer merely passive consumers of media: we are participants in the narrative to the point where fans often actively influence outcomes and storylines well after a primary text has been released. J.K.

A Wizard of Their Age 2: Critical Essays from the Harry Potter Generation

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 9:03am
Kate Glassman and Jenny McDougal | St. Catherine University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016

Since its first volume hit UK stores in 1997, Harry Potter has become a best-selling phenomenon that has forced readers and critics to reconsider how and what we read, and revolutionized the publishing industry from the bottom up.  With countless accolades and roughly 500 million English copies in print, eight feature films, with another on its way, and merchandise that continues to sell too well to be pulled from shelves, Harry Potter remains a fixed cultural icon 20 years on.

CFP book chapters : Revisiting the Aca-fan Concept with and beyond Jenkins

updated: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 3:39pm
Centre Norbert Elias UMR CNRS
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016

CFP: Call for Submissions for chapters in an edited book
Book title: *Revisiting the Aca-fan Concept with and beyond Jenkins*
Submission deadline: October 1st, 2016.
Editor: Prof. Frédéric Gimello-Mesplomb - Centre Norbert Elias (Eds.)
Publisher: Routledge

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