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Wreck Park Literary Journal: Submissions Due by March 31

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Wreck Park: A Journal of Interesting Literatures and Interested Criticism
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

Wreck Park

A Journal of Interesting Literature and Interested Criticism

 

Call for Essays: Stranger Things: Eighties Nostalgia, Cynicism and Innocence

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Kevin Wetmore
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Call for Essays: Stranger Things: Eighties Nostalgia, Cynicism and Innocence

 

I am looking for proposals for chapters for a book on the Netflix series Stranger Things to be published by McFarland & Company. As the book title suggests, the overarching theme of the volume is how the series creates, evokes, uses and exploits the eighties, eighties culture and contemporary nostalgia for both. Successful proposals will link an aspect of Stranger Things with an eighties counterpart and explore how the series engages that aspect of Reagan-era culture.

 

CFP Special Issue: The uses of parallel corpora in the stylistic analysis of films and literature for children

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Ilha do Desterro Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

CFP Special Issue: The uses of parallel corpora in the stylistic analysis of films and literature for children

CALL FOR PAPERS – Ilha do Desterro Journal

 

SPECIAL ISSUE 2017: The uses of parallel corpora in the stylistic analysis of films and literature for children

 

Guest Editors:

Lincoln Fernandes, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

Michael Toolan, University of Birmingham

 

Ilha do Desterro. Non-thematic Language Issue. 2018.

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Ilha do Desterro Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

Call for papers. Non-thematic Language Issue. 2018.

Call for papers

Ilha do Desterro: A Journal of English Language, Literatures in English and Cultural Studies, ISSN 2175-8026

The Ilha do Desterro journal is published by the English Post-Graduation Program (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina – Brasil). This is an open-access journal indexed by SCOPUS, SciElo, MLA, among other databases.

We are currently seeking for papers that investigate and theorize about the usage of the English Language in various contexts. Possible topics are as follows: discourse, education and society, language teaching and learning, language and cognition, and translation.

Criteria -- A Conference on Critical Design

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 12:01pm
MENA Design Research Center - Beirut, Lebanon
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 10, 2017

The MENA Design Research Center <https://www.menadrc.org/> is pleased to host an interdisciplinary conference that focuses on the value of critical theory to design, arts, social sciences, and media. The conference aims to encourage interdisciplinary engagement that brings together academics and practitioners to share knowledge on how critical theory encourages social change by challenging assumptions about the status quo.

8th Annual International Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ) Conference: Disability Stream

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 12:02pm
Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

The 8th annual Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ) Conference is to be held at Massey University's College of Creative Arts, Wellington, New Zealand, from June 28-30, 2017. Papers with a focus on disability in popular culture are now invited.

The Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ) is devoted to the scholarly understanding of everyday cultures. It is concerned with the study of the social practices and the cultural meanings that are produced and are circulated through the processes and practices of everyday life, as a product of consumption, an  intellectual object of inquiry, and as an integral component of the dynamic forces that shape societies.

Narrativizing Insecurity in South Asian Comics-- MLA 2018 Special Session Panel

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 12:02pm
Modern Languages Association Convention 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

This MLA special session panel invites papers that examine how contemporary South Asian comics respond to political crises or structural inequity. How do South Asian comics represent gender, caste, class and religious violence/oppression? Possible topics include but are not limited to the representation of marginalized groups' struggle for justice, vigilante heroes, the nation-state's propaganda machinery, etc.  Please send 300 word abstracts and brief bio by 15 March, 2017 to Anuja Madan (amadan@ksu.edu).

Bloomsbury Cultural History of Youth (500-1450)

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 12:02pm
Daniel T Kline
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

I am inviting one- to two-page proposals for essays in the medieval volume (500-1450) in the forthcoming Bloomsbury series, A Cultural History of Youth. Scheduled for publication in 2021, the six volume series covers youth from antiquity to the contemporary period, and each volume will have a parallel set of chapters:

1. Concepts of Youth
2. Spaces and Places
3. Education and Work
4. Leisure and Play
5. Emotions
6. Gender, Sexuality and the Body
7. Belief and Ideology
8. Authority and Agency
9. War and Conflict
10. Towards a Global History

Only chapters 6 and 7 are spoken for presently.

18th-Century Irish Literary Languages (MLA 2018)

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 12:02pm
LLC Irish and LLC Restoration and 18th Century English /MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

CFP: 18th-Century Irish Literary Languages (MLA 2018)

(non-guaranteed panel with LLC Irish and LLC Restoration and 18th Century English)

Eighteenth-Century Ireland stood at the nexus of many literary languages. This panel solicits abstracts on any aspect of Irish literature, culture, and history in the period.

250-word abstracts by 15 March 2017; Sean D. Moore (sean@unh.edu)

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