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Papers on Language and Literature: Call for Special Issues

updated: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 4:56pm
PLL: Papers on Language and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Special-Issue Proposal Guidelines

Papers on Language and Literature is seeking proposals for special issues on subjects including but not limited to

Digital Humanities

Film

Literary Translation

Print Culture

PLL is a generalist publication that is committed to publishing work on a variety of literatures, languages, and chronological periods. We accept proposals year-round. We are a quarterly and expect to publish a special issue once a year, every year. The specific volume and issue will be determined later, depending on the editors’ schedule.

Historicizing Slashers

updated: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 3:23pm
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 27, 2019

Historicizing Slashers

PCA/ACA National Conference

April 15-18, 2020

Philadelphia, PA, USA

https://pcaaca.org/

 

On the eve of Friday the 13th celebrating its 40th anniversary, the concept of the “slasher” and the “slasher film” remains a topic of debate and discourse among horror scholars and fear film aficionados.

Though theorized and analyzed consistently for the past 30 years, slasher films possess a complex history, one that contains controversy (such as graphic violence, misogyny and the promotion of seemingly socially conservative “morals”), a labyrinthine origin and genealogy as well as alternating and shifting periods of popularity.

Call for Workshops: Post-America, AFEA, Lille france

updated: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 3:25pm
French Association for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

French Association for American Studies

AFEA 2020 Conference 

Lille University, France

May 26-29, 2020

 

Michel Feith (Nantes University)

Delphine Letort (Le Mans University)

Marie-Christine Michaud (Université of South Britany, Lorient)

 

 

Post-America

PCA: Medievalism in Popular Culture, Philadelphia, April 2020 - Submissions due: Nov 24, 2019

updated: 
Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 9:51am
Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 24, 2019

The Medievalism in Popular Culture Area (including Anglo-Saxon, Robin Hood, Arthurian, Chaucer, Norse, and other materials connected to medieval studies) accepts papers on all topics that explore either popular culture during the Middle Ages or transcribe some aspect of the Middle Ages into the popular culture of later periods.  These representations can occur in any genre, including film, television, novels, graphic novels, gaming, advertising, art, etc.   For this year’s conference, I would like to encourage submissions on some of the following topics:

(Counter) Narratives of Migration

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:08pm
University of Michigan Department of Comparative Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 7, 2019

“I have lived that moment of the scattering of the people that in other times and other places, in the nations of others, becomes a time of gathering.”

— Homi K. Bhabha, “The Location of Culture”

Keynote speaker: Ariella Azoulay

Dates: March 13-14, 2020

In June 2019, New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted that Trump’s administration was establishing “concentration camps” for immigrants on the southern border of the US. Her viral tweet, which has as of the posting of this CFP has46k retweets and 102k likes, has caused a bipartisan commotion.

Special Panel: Esoteric and Occult Cinema (Esotericism & Occultism Area)

updated: 
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 4:38am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Special Panel CFP : Esoteric and Occult Cinema

In the Esotericism & Occultism Area of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association

Annual Conference, Albuquerque, February 19-22, 2020

Global Cinemas: Buildings and Behaviors

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:07pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association

41st Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM

February 19-22, 2020

Proposals are now being sought for review in a new topic, “Global Cinemas”. We are interested in studies of
architecture, cinema-going behaviors, phenomenologies of space and viewing, Please direct questions
pertaining to this area to Janna Jones, Northern Arizona University janna.jones@nau.edu and/or Jennifer
Jenkins, University of Arizona, jenkinsj@email.arizona.edu. Topics for paper proposals include, but are not
limited to:

EXTENDED CFP DEADLINE: "Horror," SWPACA, Albuquerque, February 19-22, 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 3:15am
SWPACA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Call for Papers– DEADLINE EXTENDED!

“Horror (Literary & Cinematic)”

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

41st Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2020

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 20, 2019

 

Call for Papers: Disability Studies at CEA 2020

updated: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:44pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

Call for Papers, Disability Studies at CEA 2020

March 26-28, 2020 | Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Disability Studies for our 51st annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

While we welcome essays pertaining to any area of Disability Studies, we are particularly interested in explorations of “tides” in literature and culture, including rhetorical studies, books, films, digital texts, and other media.

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