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Alfred Hitchcock Call for Papers

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:19am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Call for Papers—Deadline Extended

Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

39th Annual Conference, February 7-10, 2018

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 15, 2017

 

UPDATE: The Velvet Light Trap Issue 83 - Politics of Space and Place

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:06am
The Velvet Light Trap
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

The Velvet Light Trap Issue 83 - Politics of Space and Place

At the outset of Space and Place: The Perspective of Experience, Yi-Fu Tuan observes, "Space and place are basic components of the lived world; we take them for granted. When we think about them, however, they may assume unexpected meanings and raise questions we have not thought to ask." Power relations are often negotiated through space and embedded in place, and these dynamics resonate through and within media. As such, media studies stands to offer an important contribution to the critical study of space and place, just as this important area of study may help us to reorient and reimagine foundational premises and concerns within our field.

Performance Matters Special Issue on 21st-century shifts in Spectatorship and Audience Research

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:05am
Centre for Spectatorship and Audience Research
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

We are inviting contributions for an upcoming special issue of Performance Matters that will explore whether and how the rapid emergence and persistence of new media and technologies shifts how we conceive of and learn about spectatorship. We are interested in how the context of being a spectator may have changed spectatorship itself in the 21st century.

CALL FOR ARTICLES

#Resist: Protest and Resistance Media in Brexit Britain and Trump-era USA

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:05am
Centre for Media Research, and the Arts and Humanities Research Institute Ulster University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Summary:

We invite papers that explore protest and resistance in relation to Brexit Britain and the Trump-era United States. We are interested in media created in response to these seismic periods of political change, media created in the period leading up to them, and media that more broadly deals with themes related to populism, politics, and power. As well as discussing media that can be seen as protest or resistance, this event will consider media forms that fail to resist, or those that merely hint at protest. In doing this we can also consider the responsibility of media creators to engage in and respond to political shifts and crises.

Call for Abstracts: Egyptian Film Posters

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:05am
City Lights Posters
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

City Lights Posters invites submissions for its debut special anthology publication, devoted to a wide ranging and multi-layered assessment of Egyptian film posters from the 1930s to 1980s.

 Articles should be written in English or Arabic. Articles must be informative and intellectually stimulating, yet entertaining and highly readable to reach a wider audience.

 

Indicative list of appropriate subjects:

 1 - The history of Egyptian film posters: historical development of the craft of poster making, biographical accounts of distinguished poster artists, etc.

2 - Representations of gender, class, nation, ideology, or religion in posters.

The Love That Speaks Its Name: Advertising Film

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:19am
Screen Advertising Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

CFP: The Love That Speaks Its Name: Advertising Film (New York, NY; April 11, 2018)

 

CFP: African American/Black Studies SWPCA Conference

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:21am
Southwest Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

39th Annual Conference, February 7-10, 2018

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org  

 

Proposal submission extended deadline: November 15, 2017

 

Proposals for both panels and individual papers are now being accepted for the 39th annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association conference, Feb 7-10, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  International submissions are welcome.

 

CFP: A Holiday from War? "Resting" behind the Lines during the First World War

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:04am
Jakub Kazecki
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 20, 2017

Call for Papers: A Holiday from War? "Resting" behind the Lines during the First World War

Université Paris III - Sorbonne Nouvelle June 22 & 23, 2018

Maison de la Recherche 

Organised by Sarah Montin (EA PRISMES) and Clémentine Tholas-Disset (EA CREW)

Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Tim Kendall (University of Exeter)

 

CALL FOR ACADEMIC PAPERS/CALL FOR CREATIVE PRESENTATIONS

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:19am
TexMoot: The First Annual North Texas Literature & Language Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

CALL FOR ACADEMIC PAPERS:

In The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S. Lewis, Lucy Pevensie reads a lovely narrative spell in the Magician’s Book. It lifts her out of a petty state of jealousy, soothing her loneliness and easing her disappointment. In the Houses of Healing in Minas Tirith, humans and hobbits find healing for both body and spirit, including recovery from trauma and heartbreak. We are looking for proposals for flash-paper presentations (up to 10 minutes each) that rigorously investigate either depictions of healing in literature (especially speculative fiction) or applications of literature to real-life recovery. Questions and topics that may be considered include the following:

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