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Hashtag Activism: Case Studies of Digital Protests & Online Social Movements

updated: 
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:20am
Melissa Ames, Eastern Illinois University & Kristi McDuffie, University of Illinois
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

From #BlackLivesMatter and #TakeAKnee to #WhyIStayed and #MeToo, hashtag activism campaigns have continued to proliferate in recent years. Whether connected to specific in-person protests (#MarchForOurLives; #MarchForScience; #WomensMarch), consumer boycotts (#DeleteUber; #NotBuyingIt), social commentary (#OscarsSoWhite), fundraising (#IceBucketChallenge), humanitarian efforts (#BringBackOurGirls), or social justice campaigns (#OwnVoices), Twitter has become a vital tool for activism and social commentary. Unsurprisingly, academic studies of hashtag activism campaigns have likewise been on the rise as scholars grapple with the benefits and consequences of digital activism.

Literacies across Multimodalities

updated: 
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:22am
SAMLA 90
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 18, 2018

LITERACIES ACROSS MODALITIES

Popular Culture and Film

Gothic Journeys: Paths, Crossings, and Intersections

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:23am
The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA) welcomes papers for its fourth biennial conference, to be held at the Mantra on View Hotel in Surfers Paradise, Australia, on 22-23 January 2019.

GANZA is interdisciplinary in nature, bringing together scholars, students, teachers and professionals from a number of Gothic disciplines, including literature, film, music, television, fashion, architecture, and other popular culture forms. It is the aim of the Association to not only place a focus on Australasian Gothic scholarship, but also to build international links with the wider Gothic community as a whole.

ReFocus: The Films of João Pedro Rodrigues & João Rui Guerra da Mata

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:22am
School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 2, 2018

ReFocus: The Films of João Pedro Rodrigues & João Rui Guerra da Mata

 

With a career that spans over twenty years, João Pedro Rodrigues and João Rui Guerra da Mata are one of the most creative duos in contemporary filmmaking working within the context of Portuguese cinema. Acknowledged by several film festivals (Cannes, Indie Lisboa, Locarno, New York) as major Portuguese directors, and by the Harvard Film Archive as creators whose works “reflect the multifarious history of film, from classic genres to experimental film”, both filmmakers have contributed to the growing interest in Portuguese cinema.

 

Terror On Tour 2018: Anthroposcreams, Desert(ed) Destinations & Wilding Weather...Wish You Were Here

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:21am
Gabriella Calchi Novati
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 9, 2018

Terror On Tour 2018:

Anthroposcreams, Desert(ed) Destinations & Wilding Weather...Wish You Were Here 

Nov. 8, 9, 10, 2018

HEAD-Genève/Geneva School of Art and Design

 

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Lorenzo Chiesa (GSH – Genoa School of Humanities)

Federico Luisetti (University of St. Gallen)

Michael Marder (University of the Basque Country, Vitoria-Gasteiz)

 

Journal Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:20am
School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 2, 2018

CFP

 

Journal Messengers from the Stars: 

On Science Fiction and Fantasy

No. 4, 2019

 

Edited by: Danièle André & Christopher Becker

 

Co-edited by: Angélica Varandas & José Duarte

 

Messengers from the Stars is an international, peer-reviewed journal, offering academic articles, reviews, and providing an outlet for a wide range of creative work inspired by science fiction and fantasy. The 2019 issue will be dedicated to the theme

 

Neo-Victorian Trajectories of Wealth: Negotiations of Class and Material Inheritance

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:13am
Journal of Neo-Victorian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 2, 2018

 

In the guise of her narrator in A Room of One’s Own (1928), Virginia Woolf wittily ponders the material foundations of the equality of the sexes:

 

"My aunt, Mary Beton, I must tell you, died by a fall from her horse when she was riding out to take the air in Bombay. The news of my legacy reached me one night about the same time that the act was passed that gave votes to women. A solicitor’s letter fell into the post-box and when I opened it I found that she had left me five hundred pounds a year for ever. Of the two – the vote and the money – the money, I own, seemed infinitely the more important" (Woolf 1945: 38-39).

 

Designing, Teaching, Leading, & Theorizing Out-of-the-Box Student Travel (Domestic or Int’l; Edited Collection)

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:08am
Jeff Birkenstein & Irina Gendelman
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

CFP: Designing, Teaching, Leading, & Theorizing Out-of-the-Box Student Travel (Domestic or Int’l; Edited Collection)

We seek essays of 3,000-5,000 words for an edited collection that explores unique and out-of-the-box faculty-led student travel, whether abroad or domestically. This book intends to argue for unique and innovative forms of undergraduate student travel, travel that eschews the sadly ubiquitous pre-packaged and overpriced program. We anticipate having three major sections: articles exploring the a) theory, b) implementation, and c) teaching (both in and outside the classroom, depending) of such journeys.

 

Divided Selves and Societies in Irish and American Literature and Culture

updated: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 9:07am
Queen's University Belfast
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 27, 2018

Common Ground Conference 2018

Divided Selves and Societies in Irish and American Literature and Culture

26 – 27 October 2018

commongroundsymposium.wordpress.com / @commongroundqub

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