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Tolkien Conference at University of Vermont

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:16am
14th Annual Tolkien at UVM Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

14th Annual Tolkien at UVM Conference

Saturday April 8th, 8;30am-5:30pm, Campus

Theme: Romances in Middle-earth

 

Organizers of the Tolkien at UVM Conference are now accepting abstracts for the 2017 conference until the February 1st deadline. 

Harry Potter Festival and Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:17am
California University of Pennsylvania
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Harry Potter Festival and Conference 2017

Have you been with Harry from the beginning? Do you want to show off your Wizarding World knowledge? California University of Pennsylvania is hosting its first-ever Harry Potter Festival, and we want to hear from you!

Take your Potter passion to the next level and submit your best Harry Potter-related work—critical essays, poster presentations, fan fiction, and more. Be creative! We want any and all topics about the books, movies, or fan culture. You should prepare a 15-minute presentation of your work. The main audience for the conference includes high school and college students and academic scholars.

CFP: "BUFFY at 20" Conference (Marquette University, April 1, 2017) - EXTENDED DEADLINE

updated: 
Monday, December 19, 2016 - 9:59am
Marquette University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 6, 2017

CFP: BUFFY AT 20
April 1, 2017
Marquette University
Milwaukee, WI

https://gerrycanavan.wordpress.com/2016/11/12/cfp-buffy-at-20/

EXTENDED CFP DEADLINE: JANUARY 6, 2017
Please submit 250-500 word abstracts to gerry.canavan@marquette.edu and james.south@marquette.edu.
Participants will be notified by January 15, 2017.

Keynote Speaker: Sherryl Vint, University of California, Riverside

Consumer Identities and Digital Culture Symposium

updated: 
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 10:14am
Consumer Identities
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2016

CFP: Consumer Identities and Digital Culture Symposium

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: December 20, 2016

The Division of Mass Communication at St. John’s University is now accepting submissions for paper presentations at an upcoming one-day symposium, Consumer Identities and Digital Culture. We seek transdisciplinary interpretations and critical analyses of consumption and consumer identity, broadly defined across emerging media and digital landscapes. This symposium is the first in a planned series of events interrogating various aspects of consumer identity, using fans as one exemplar and catalyst for discussion. Panelists will also be invited to participate in the development of an edited volume.

 

Deeper than Swords: Fear and Loathing in Fantasy and Folklore

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 3:48pm
University of Edinburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 25, 2016

19th-20th January 2017

School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures

University of Edinburgh

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

“Fear cuts deeper than swords.” A Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin

Confirmed speakers:

Professor Diane Purkiss (University of Oxford)

Dr Robert Maslen (University of Glasgow)

 

 **Deadline extended**

The CW

updated: 
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 10:39am
Université de Bordeaux-Montaigne
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The CW

Day-long seminar, May 12, 2017

Université de Bordeaux-Montaigne

 

Audiences, Fandoms, and Reception: A Kino Club 313 Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 10:08am
Kino Club 313 of Wayne State University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 10, 2016

Call for Papers:

Audiences, Fandoms, and Reception: A Kino 313 Conference

 

deadline for submissions:  

December 10, 2016

 

conference location/date:

Wayne State University (Detroit, MI); Friday, February 17th, 2017

 

contact email:  

shelby.cadwell@wayne.edu

 

keynote speaker:

Mythmoot IV: Invoking Wonder

updated: 
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 12:17pm
Mythgard Institute by Signum University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Mythmoot combines academic conference, literary creative meet-up, and fan convention all into one. It develops studies in fields not considered primary in literary scholarship such as science fiction, fantasy, horror, gothic, folklore, children’s literature, etc., in a way that academics and enthusiasts will appreciate. 

Mythgard Institute from Signum University is turning Mythmoot IV into a secondary-world experience for academics, friends, and fans. Confirmed guest speakers are Dr. Verlyn Flieger and Dr. Mike Drout, with more special guests to be announced. Mythmoot IV will be held from June 1st to 4th, 2017, at the National Conference Center in Leesburg, VA. This year’s theme is…

Invoking Wonder

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