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CFP, NEMLA Spaces of Hope and Desperation in Science Fiction

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:35pm
Elif Sendur/ Binghamton University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

If we reflect on Vivian Sobchak’s premise of science fiction’s role of reconciling humans with the unknown along with cyborg spaces of Haraway, we can easily perceive that today one of speculative/science fiction’s roles is imagining what is happening and what may happen to help us come to terms with a dreaded present and unstable future. Amidst the very real and imminent threats of environmental disasters, rise of nationalism and racism and an expanding precarity, it should not be a surprise to see the fast increase in the sales of Orwell’s 1984, re-makes of Blade Runner and Ghost in the Shell or appearance of SF works where strangers, aliens, and others are rethought and replaced in our topological frameworks.

[REMINDER abstract due 5/29] CEA at SAMLA: Popular Culture (11/3-5)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:36pm
Lynne M. Simpson, College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 29, 2017

The College English Association solicits abstracts on the special focus of the 89th SAMLA conference from November 3-5 in Atlanta: “High Art/Low Art: Borders and Boundaries in Popular Culture.” From the selection of singer and songwriter Bob Dylan as the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature last year to the election as President of a former reality-television star, the topic could not be more timely nor seminal.

More information on the conference may be found at https://samla.memberclicks.net/.

CfP: edited volume Hipster Culture: A Reader

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:39pm
Heike Steinhoff and Eric Erbacher
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

Call for Papers

Hipster Culture: A Reader

Eds. Heike Steinhoff and Eric C. Erbacher

Call for Chapters: Representations of Children and Youth in Popular Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:41pm
Ingrid E. Castro, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, USA & Jessica Clark, University of Suffolk, Ipswich, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2017

We are currently seeking chapter submissions for an edited volume that interrogates the representations of children and young people’s agency in popular culture.  When considering children and youth, acts of agency are inseparable from the heightened structures they are forced to work within and around.

Globalization and Cultural Production in the Maghreb

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:42pm
NeMLA, April 12-15, 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Title: Globalization and Cultural Production in the Maghreb

NeMLA

Pittsburg, PA

April 12-15, 2018

Session Co-Conveners: Neil Doshi, University of Pittsburg & Alexandra Gueydan-Turek, Swarthmore College

 

CFP for Medieval and Renaissance Area, MAPACA (formerly "Beowulf to Shakespeare")

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:42pm
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association (MAPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

MAPACA (Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association) 2017

28th Annual Conference

Philadelphia, PA

November 8-11, 2017

 

Medieval and Renaissance (formerly called “Beowulf to Shakespeare”)

 

The wealth of material found in the Middle Ages and Renaissance continues to attract modern audiences with new creative works that make use of medieval and/or early modern themes, characters, or plots. This is a call for papers or panels dealing with any aspect of medieval or Renaissance representations in popular culture.  Topics for this area include, but are not limited to:

 

Digital Violence Symposium

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:45pm
Anglia Ruskin University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017

 

Digital Violence: A Symposium

Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Saturday, November 4th 2017

 

Keynote Speakers:

Caetlin Benson-Allott (Georgetown University)

Eugenia Siapera & Debbie Ging (Dublin City University)

 

Daniel Blaufuks: Routes and Intersections

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:46pm
Centre for Comparative Studies, School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 16, 2017

    The call for papers is now open for the International Symposium Daniel Blaufuks: Routes and Intersections, an interdisciplinary event organised by the research group 'Cinema and the World - Studies on Space and Cinema', to be held at the Centre for Comparative Studies in the University of Lisbon School of Arts and Humanities, Lisbon, Portugal, on 9 and 10 October 2017.​

Caribbean Literature and Film: Global Visions (PAMLA 2017)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:52pm
Stephanie Hankinson / University of Washington
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

Caribbean Literature and Film: Global Visions

PAMLA 2017

115th Annual Conference - Honolulu, Hawaii
Friday, November 10 - Sunday, November 12, 2017

Caribbean Literature and Film: Global Visions 

 Presiding Officer: Stephanie Hankinson, University of Washington

Troubled Identity and the Continuing Relevance of Cultural Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:52pm
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

The Apollonian Vol. 4, Issue 3 (September 2017) Special Issue on Troubled Identity and the Continuing Relevance of Cultural Studies

 

Deadline: 1 June 2017

 

Guest edited by Jonathan Wright and Susan Flynn (London College of Communication, University of the Arts, London)

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