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“Love Conquers All”: Exploring the Popular Culture Phenomenon of Bridgerton

updated: 
Thursday, May 23, 2024 - 2:29pm
PopCRN - the Popular Culture Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

PopCRN (the Popular Culture Network) will be holding a free virtual conference exploring all things Bridgerton to be held online on Thursday 30th January 2025.

From a popular book series to the Netflix phenomenon, Bridgerton has captured the public imagination, courted scandal and dazzled readers and audiences with a glittering reimagining of regency London.

We welcome papers from researchers across the academic spectrum and encourage papers from postgraduate researchers and early career researchers. We welcome individual papers, panels and round table submissions. Papers from this conference will have the opportunity to be in our sister journal The International Journal of Popular Culture Studies.

Call for Chapter Proposals: New perspectives on the legacy of Daphne du Maurier

updated: 
Thursday, May 23, 2024 - 2:28pm
Amelia Crowther and Katharina Hendrickx; University of Sussex
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 24, 2024

We are looking for a few more chapter proposals to expand our forthcoming edited collection, New perspectives on the legacy of Daphne du Maurier. The collection explores du Maurier’s work in adaptation, including her most famous work Rebecca and its many adaptations. It has already had some interest from a publisher.

 

The Handbook of Body Horror

updated: 
Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 3:15am
Dr Subashish Bhattacharjee and Anik Sarkar
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2024

The Handbook of Body Horror

CFP: “Is Abundance A Luxury?” Seminar, ASAP/15 Conference

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 2:01pm
Heather Houser
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 26, 2024


Call for Proposals: “Is Abundance A Luxury?”

We welcome submissions for a seminar at the 2024 Association for the Study of Arts of the Present (ASAP) Conference, October 17-19 in New York City.

Full conference information: ASAP/15: Not a Luxury

Baltic Horror (Edited Collection). Call for two additional chapters

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 2:00pm
Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

Baltic Horror (Edited Collection). Call for two additional chapters

deadline for submissions: 

June 30, 2024

full name / name of organization: 

Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns

contact email: 

grupogrite2002@yahoo.com

Baltic Horror (Edited Collection)

Editor: Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns. Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina)

 

Identity in Popular Culture (SAMLA)

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 2:00pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2024

Not being seen for who one is has always been a problem in society; conversely, having difficulty seeing what is hidden beneath surface appearance is a constant challenge. This traditional session will explore how characters’ identities are both concealed and revealed in literature, television, and film. A variety of approaches are possible, including (but not limited to) the questions that follow: When/why do characters find it difficult to let themselves be seen for who they are? When do plots rely on a character’s mysterious identity, and how do both characters in the story and the audience discover (some) of the hidden truths?

Forum Prize 2024 – ‘The Art(s) of Delight’

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 2:00pm
Forum for Modern Language Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2024

Entries are invited for the 2024 Forum Essay Prize, on the subject of: ‘The Art(s) of Delight’

Forum for Modern Language Studies are looking for bold, visionary and persuasive essays that use academic research to pursue innovative questions. The winning essay will be that judged by the panel to have best addressed the topic with flair, ambition and resonance.

Consent Puzzles: Exploring the Ambiguities of Sexual Consent in Narratives and Media Debates

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:58pm
Michele Meek
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2024

This CFP is a call for essays for a forthcoming edited collection.

Consent is often deemed a prerequisite to ethical interactions—particularly sexual ones. A nonconsensual act is viewed as an affront, a violation, an oppression. For an act to seem permissible, one requires what Heidi M. Hurd calls the “moral magic” of consent.

2024 MAPACA War Studies Area

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:52pm
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

2024 Conference of   Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association (MAPACA)

MAPACA War Studies Area

Thursday, November 7 -- Saturday, November 9, 2024
Tropicana Casino and Resort
Atlantic City, New Jersey

Proposals due to http://www.mapaca.net  by  June 30, 2024

Request for Papers: Science & Technology - 2024 NEPCA Hybrid Conference

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:50pm
Northeast Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

The Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) will host its 2024 annual conference this Fall as a hybrid conference from Thursday, October 3 – Saturday, October 5. Virtual sessions will take place on Thursday evening and Friday morning via Zoom, and in-person sessions will take place on Friday evening and Saturday morning at Nichols College, Dudley, Massachusetts.

‘Shifting Tides of American Sitcoms’-Working Towards a Progressive Worldview: From ‘F.R.I.E.N.D.S’ To ‘Modern Family’

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:47pm
Suparna Naresh
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2024

‘Shifting Tides of American Sitcoms’-Working Towards a Progressive Worldview: From ‘F.R.I.E.N.D.S’ To ‘Modern Family’

Dr Suparna Naresh1, Associate Professor, CHRIST (Deemed to be University)

Varsha Narayanan2, Scholar, CHRIST (Deemed to be University)

 

ABSTRACT

Agnès Varda Panel PAMLA 2024 (Deadline Extended)

updated: 
Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:47pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association 2024 (Palm Springs, CA)

Conference Theme: Translation in Action 

November 7-10

Screen Bodies: The Journal of Embodiment, Media Arts, and Technology

updated: 
Saturday, May 18, 2024 - 3:11pm
Screen Bodies: The Journal of Embodiment, Media Arts, and Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

Screen Bodies invites submissions to be considered for a forthcoming general issue. We are particularly interested in research on:

  • Cyberfeminism

  • Health Humanities

  • Biomedical Ethics / Bioethics

  • Ethics of AI

Research articles are typically between 6k–9k words. Please see our website for details about the inclusion of artwork/images (www.berghahnjournals.com/submissions).

CFP: Articles About Mental Illnesses in Reality Television for Book Project

updated: 
Thursday, May 16, 2024 - 7:54pm
Angelica Cabral, San Francisco State University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

The pandemic brought a lot of changes to the structure of American society. COVID-19 was a disabling pandemic, leaving many people with severe health issues that they didn’t have pre-pandemic and which now affect their daily life. And when it comes to mental illness, the pandemic threw some of us into the realization that loneliness, depression, anxiety, etc. are more prevalent than we thought. This issue was so prominent in the minds of health officials, that the Surgeon General released a report on this new loneliness epidemic.

Extended and Revised Call for Chapters on FX Channel Original TV Series Edited Collection

updated: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2024 - 2:37pm
David Pierson, University of Southern Maine & Brian Faucette (USA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

The FX Reader

Extended and revised call for chapters on select FX Channel original TV series are sought for an edited book collection.  In a similar vein as The Essential HBO Reader (2008), this scholarly collection will serve as a valuable resource for TV scholars and educators on FX’s history and its most critically acclaimed, noteworthy series.

Each chapter is expected to focus on each series’ creation and production history, its overall aesthetics and key performances, core themes, its association with genre conventions, and relevance to the FX Channel.  We still need chapter proposals on the following series:

Sixteenth International Robert Graves Conference

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2024 - 2:48pm
Robert Graves Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

Call for Papers: Sixteenth International Robert Graves Conference 

Organised by the Robert Graves Society with St John’s College Oxford and the Fundació Robert Graves

The Robert Graves Society is pleased to announce that the Sixteenth International Robert Graves Conference will be held at St John’s College, Oxford, 15-18 September 2024. The theme of the conference will be ‘Robert Graves and the Popular Imagination’.

Conference Reflections on Asian Eco-Culture: Audiovisual Portraits of Ecology Thought

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2024 - 2:47pm
University Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

Conference Reflections on Asian Eco-Culture: Audiovisual Portraits of Ecology Thought 

University Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), Getafe Campus- 7-8 November 2024

 

We are pleased to announce that the proposal submission is now open for the two-days conference Reflections on Asian Eco-Culture: Audiovisual Portraits of Ecology Thought. <http://eventos.uc3m.es/go/ecoasianculture>

 

: Indigenous Cinemas from South Asia: Agency, Mediation, Representation

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2024 - 2:47pm
Studies in World Cinema
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2024

Since the 1990s, the impact of transnational flows in technology, finance and knowledge have significantly altered the trajectories of filmmaking from South-Asian countries. Among the new developments is indigenous cinema, in a multitude of linguistic varieties and cultural diversities. South Asia is home to several indigenous communities, with India alone having 104 million Adivasi communities across the nation, as per the 2011 census data (Adivasi being the collective term for indigenous groups in India). These communities share certain features, their heterogeneity being the most striking. Many of these communities belong to the margins, with minimal resources and social capital to ensure their wellbeing. 

Notations in the Arts (Seeking chapters on Theater & Performance, Film, Fashion, Design, and Video Games)

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2024 - 2:40pm
Anouk Luhn and Alexandra Ksenofontova
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

Theater plays, performance scripts, architectural drawings, musical scores, pantomimes, screenplays, dance notations, opera and ballet librettos, video game scripts—these and other similar types of artifacts and writings seem to belong to a common category, often referred to as ‘notations.’ A notation can be tentatively described as an artwork that responds to the situation of producing another artwork.

CFP: COUNTERVISUALITY

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2024 - 2:39pm
UAAC-AAUC Conference 2024 Congrès October 24–26 octobre 2024, Western University, London ON
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

Call for Papers | Appel à communications

Submission deadline | Date limite de soumission: May 31, 2024 | 31 mai 2024

Countervisuality

Stefan Jovanovic (Concordia University) and Tyisha Murphy (Concordia University) 

Session type: Paper session

ReFocus: The Films of Lucian Pintilie

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2024 - 2:37pm
Edinburgh University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2024

 

ReFocus: The Films of Lucian Pintilie

SFSU 26th Cinema Conference CFP: The Liminal Age - Changing Cultures, Genres, and Relationships in the Digital Landscape

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2024 - 1:36pm
The CINE Colloquium at SFSU
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 8, 2024

Dear Scholars and Creatives,

We are excited to announce the call for papers for The Liminal Age; the 26th Annual Graduate Conference hosted by San Francisco State University’s CINE Colloquium. Submit your work and join us on October 25th & 26th for a multidisciplinary exploration of the unique cultures, genres, and relationships fostered by the ever-shifting terrain of the online world. See the information below for a description of this year’s theme and instructions to submit your proposal.

 

CFP (Chapters): Animation and Seriality; Animation in Theatrical Spaces

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2024 - 1:34pm
Bloomsbury
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

CFP (Book Chapters): Animation and Seriality; Animation in Theatrical Spaces

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Encyclopedia of Animation Studies Vol. 2: Techniques, Processes, Environments (Bloomsbury, 2026)

MAPACA 2024 Annual Conference Call for Proposals

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2024 - 1:32pm
Mid Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2024

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)

2024 Annual Conference

November 7-9, 2024

Atlantic City, NJ

Tropicana Casino and Resort, Atlantic City

Call for Proposals

Proposals are welcome on all aspects of popular and American culture for inclusion in the 2024 Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) conference in Atlantic City, NJ. Single papers, panels, roundtables, and alternative formats are welcome.

UPDATE: JOURNAL OF DRACULA STUDIES DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 1

updated: 
Monday, May 13, 2024 - 1:15pm
Journal of Dracula Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2024

We invite manuscripts of scholarly articles (4000-6000 words) on any of the following: Bram Stoker, the novel Dracula, the historical Dracula, the vampire in folklore, fiction, film, popular culture, and related topics.
Submissions should be sent electronically (as an e-mail attachment in .docx). Please indicate the title of your submission in the subject line of your e-mail.
Please follow MLA style.
Contributors are responsible for obtaining any necessary permissions and ensuring observance of copyright.
Manuscripts will be peer-reviewed independently by at least two scholars in the field.
Copyright for published articles remains with the author.

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