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Jim Thompson and the American West: A Critical Collection

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:24pm
Meredith James
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

  Jim Thompson, a writer of hard-boiled crime fiction, was born in Anadarko, Indian Territory (Oklahoma), in 1906.  Thompson’s literary achievements were little-recognized during his lifetime; however, many of his works were re-discovered and re-published in the 1980s. His work is often lauded, noting his ability to understand the criminal mind.  His work is largely critiqued and categorized as only hard-boiled fiction, but his work defies such a simple genre classification.  Thompson combines the genres of crime fiction and Westerns and in doing so, his works read as critiques of American history and culture. Certainly much of Thompson’s work can be read as a critique of post-WWII America.  As David Cochrane points out Thompson’s works serve as “portrait

Canadian Climate Narratives: Resilience and Planetary Thinking

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:37pm
The Association for Canadian and Québec Literatures
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 5, 2019

CFP: ALCQ-ACQL (Congress 2019, Vancouver)

Canadian Climate Narratives:  Resilience and Planetary Thinking  

(organized by Susie O’Brien and Heike Härting)

 

Interventions: New Perspectives on Politics, Freedom, and Democracy

updated: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 8:23am
University of Leicester
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Interventions: New Perspectives on Politics, Freedom, and Democracy 

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Journal of Languages, Texts, and Society. 

A collaboration between the Universities of Nottingham, Leicester and Nottingham Trent. 

 

 Friday 10th May 2019 - Leicester, UK. 

 

Keynote Address: Professor Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway London) 

 

Edited Collection CFP: Teen Childbearing and Young Parenthood

updated: 
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 10:06am
Rochelle Gregory
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

Edited Collection CFP: Teen Childbearing and Young Parenthood: Rearing, Rhetoric, and Representation

Collection Editors
Rochelle Gregory, Ph.D.
North Central Texas College, Corinth, Texas

Ann-Marie Lopez, Ph.D.
McMurry University, Abilene, Texas

Ben Sword, Ph.D.
Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas

Marc Azard, Ph.D.
Collin College, McKinney, Texas

Can superheroines escape their gender ?

updated: 
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 10:32am
Réjane Hamus-Vallée
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Call for Papers for n°10 Gender in series: http://genreenseries.weebly.com/

 

Can superheroines escape their gender ?

by Sophie Bonadé, doctoral student (UEVE/Saclay, SLAM) and Réjane Hamus-Vallée,
professor (UEVE/Saclay, Centre Pierre Naville)
"Jewel is a great superhero name! »
" Jewel is a stripper's name. »
dialogue in Jessica Jones

Screening Indigenous Bodies

updated: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 10:05am
Screen Bodies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Experience, Perception, and Display
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

“Screening Indigenous Bodies”

Special Issue of Screen Bodies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Experience, Perception, and Display

Guest Editor: Dr. Sol Neely (Cherokee Nation)

Alfred Hitchcock - Call for Papers

updated: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 1:53pm
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Call for Papers – DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2018  November 15, 2018

 

HIGH/LOW - Taste, Quality, and Resolution in Film & Media - EXTENDED

updated: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 1:56pm
Organizing Committee of the UC Berkeley Graduate Conference in Film & Media
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Call for papers: UC Berkeley Graduate Conference in Film & Media, Feb 8-9, 2019

Deadline extended to November 15, 2018

HIGH/LOW: Taste, Quality, and Resolution in Film & Media

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