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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

Queer Oceans Panel

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:40pm
NEMLA Convention 2018 Pittsburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

This panel, titled Queer Oceans, seeks abstracts for papers that explore the ocean in relation to queer studies. The sea has frequently been idealized as a place for escaping the norms that bind life on land. From sodomitic pirates to the famous spermaceti scene in Moby-Dick, the sea often emerges in suggestively queer contexts. However, discussions of these queer possibilities rarely take into account the nautical setting in which they occur.

Positionality: Place, Race, and Revolution in Indigenous Women’s Identity

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:41pm
NeMLA 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Abstract:

This NeMLA panel will focus on the ways women have transformed space and place as central to their creation of a self-determined identity. In particular, it will focus on indigenous women’s relationship to geography and gender in the construction of self. Such an autonomous identity subverts the societal expectations and cultural geographies that have forced definitions of race and gender upon 19th- and 20th-century women. This panel would be an intersection of cultural geography, indigenous and ethnic studies, social justice issues, and eco/feminism.

Description:

Working title—Nasty Women Write Back: An Interdisciplinary Feminist Treatise

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:41pm
Dr. Kristen Myers and Lindsay Vreeland
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 15, 2017

Theme: This collection is designed for people to speak out on specific rights, resources, and protections they feel have been threatened as a result of the presidential election (both as a result of campaign rhetoric as well as post-election decisions).

 

We invite content including academic essays, feminist rants, op-eds, poetry, photojournalism, and other forms of art.

 

Possible themes may include:

  • Gaslighting and violence

  • Alternative facts

  • Rhetoric, metaphors, or symbolism

Culture Matters: "The state of cultural studies"

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:42pm
Culture In Focus
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

Culture In Focus, a new eJournal of the English Department at Middle Georgia State University, is seeking papers for its inaugural issue.  Never before has culture been so important. Culture, after all, matters! So for our first issue of Culture in Focus we are setting our sights on nothing less than the state of cultural studies as it is being practiced throughout the realms of language and literature, and indeed, in all the relevant areas that fall within the scope of this journal. What is new in critical analysis? What is being reassessed or reinterpreted? What are cultural specialists doing and saying now?

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)

 

REMINDER: Masculinity in Women’s Literature (edited volume)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:48pm
Susmita Roye, Delaware State University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 18, 2017

Masculinity in Women’s Literature

In Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Mr. Bennett can never match the resourcefulness of his wife in her attempts to settle their five daughters in life; Edgar Linton in Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights is a caricature of manliness; in Elizabeth Gaskell’s Wives and Daughters, an only daughter, Molly Gibson, proves to be a better child to her father than a son, Osborne Hamley, who fails his parents; George Eliot’s The Mill on the Floss presents Maggie Tulliver as a far stronger, braver and tougher character than her brother Tom.

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)

Horror is Where the Heart Is: Representations of Home in the Horror Genre

updated: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:53pm
Film & History
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017

Representing "Home" The 2017 Film & History ConferenceCFP: Horror is Where the Heart Is: Representations of Home in the Horror Genre

November 1-November 5, 2017
The Hilton Milwaukee City Center
Milwaukee, WI (USA)

UPDATE DEADLINE for abstracts: General acceptance: July 1, 2017

Film & History is delighted to announce that the international premiere of 130 Year Road Trip Live—a live participatory documentary—will be the featured event at our 2017 conference. The film/performance explores the history of spatial planning in Nazi Germany, its understandings of home, nation, and belonging, and its roots in the North American colonial practices of 1883.

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