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Updated: PCA: Medievalism in Popular Culture, Washington DC, April 2019

updated: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 9:06pm
Christina Francis/Bloomsburg University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

PCA/ACA 2019 National Conference, April 17th – 20th, 2019 – Washington, D.C.

The Medievalism in Popular Culture Area (including Anglo-Saxon, Robin Hood, Arthurian, 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:

(Re)Reading Capital: Critical Repetitions

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 10:04am
ACLA 2019 - American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

The global economic crises of the past twenty years have been accompanied by academic revaluations of Marx in economics and the social sciences, as well as a “return to Marx” in popular discourses concerned with economic justice and political activism. During this same period, however, literary studies has witnessed a turn away from Marxist historicism and ideology critique toward “post-critical” methodologies that emphasize weak theories over strong theories, textual surfaces over historical depths, description over suspicion.

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900 to present

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 11:54am
Americana
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

Americana invites submissions in Media Studies, Cultural Studies, American Studies, Women's Studies, and American history etc. -- especially as it pertains to Americana popular culture, 1900 to present

DEADLINE: 1 October 2018 for the Fall 2018 edition of Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900 to present -- published late December 2018

We welcome a variety of critical approaches on subject matter such as film, television, streaming shows, YouTube shows/channels, sports, bestsellers, venues, fashion, emerging popular culture trends, pop culture and technology, music, politics, style, and other related pop culture topics.

ACLA 2019: "New Comparative Work on the Eurasian and African Diasporas"

updated: 
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 9:25am
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

This seminar convenes scholars working at the intersection of Black diaspora studies and Slavic studies broadly construed—including the Russian Empire and former Soviet Union, Central and Southeast Europe, and Central Asia. Earlier scholarship in Afro-Russian and/or Afro-Eurasian studies has emphasized crucial connections between these two fields, including: the parallel histories of bondage and emancipation in the United States and Russian Empire; the representation of “folk” culture in Russian and African American literatures; Black artists’ and writers’ sojourns in the Soviet Union; and the influence of Russian thought and literature on African diasporic writers in the twentieth century.

Call for Papers: The Profession at CEA 3/28-3/30/2019

updated: 
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 9:25am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Call for Papers, The Profession at CEA 2019

March 28-30, 2019 | New Orleans, Louisiana

Astor Crowne Plaza

739 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 | Phone: (504) 962-0500

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on [special topic title] for our 50th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Proposals invited on “The Profession,” especially topics exploring the conference theme of “Vision and Revision.”  Possible ideas may include but are not limited to the following:

-Visionary/revised ways of thinking of professional preparation for the field

Folklore and Popular Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 11:09am
POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: 

Folklore and Popular Culture

Call For Proposals:  Sessions, Panels, Papers

 POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2019 NATIONAL CONFERENCE

 Wardman Park Marriott

Wednesday, April 17, to Saturday, April 20, 2019

For information on PCA/ACA, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org

For conference information, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org/national-conference/

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  OCTOBER 1, 2018

Thatcherism Today Edited Collection

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 11:11am
The Thatcher Network
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Professor Stephen Farrall, Dr David Jeffery and I are putting together an edited collection entitled 'Thatcherism Today'. The collection considers the legacy of Thatcherism (specifically the -ism, not Thatcher herself) in the 21st century.

The book is divided into four sections, one of which is "Citizens and Societies".

We are currently seeking abstracts for chapters which fit in the "Citizens and Societies" section. We would particularly welcome chapters which address the extent to which the current Conservative Party membership is Thatcherite, but this is not essential. All proposals should address the central theme of Thatcherism as it exists today: we will not consider papers that do not.

CFP: Poetry and Urban Transformation (ACLA 2019 - Georgetown, March 7-10)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 10:41am
Davy Knittle (Penn) and Sarah Arkebauer (Columbia)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

How does poetry model, resist and press against the material transformation of cities and urban regions? How do poems engage with urban change as it shapes the movement of people, commodities, and ideas, and as it curates affective experience and interior lives?

At a time when urban areas house the majority of the global population, and in which their continued uneven (re)development and decay perpetuates the stratification of access to material, social and economic resources, we are interested in how poetry across historical periods and geographies responds to, synthesizes, and participates in the transformation of the urban built environment.

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