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War in the Whedonverses: Essays on Warfare and Military Studies in the Works of Joss Whedon

updated: 
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 10:06am
Ensley F. Guffey and Samira S. Nadkarni
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

CFP for Edited Book Collection: War in the Whedonverses: Essays on Warfare and Military Studies in the Works of Joss Whedon

 

Editors: Ensley F. Guffey and Samira S. Nadkarni

Publishers: McFarland and Co.

Book Website: warinthewhedonverses.wordpress.com

 

Undergraduate Research and Higher Education of the Future

updated: 
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 10:05am
Council on Undergraduate Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 5, 2016

Over the past few decades, undergraduate research has moved from an elective activity that engaged a handful of faculty members and students to a central part of the undergraduate experience at many colleges and universities. The Summer 2017 CUR Quarterly will examine how undergraduate research impacts the landscape of higher education of the future. How does current practice prepare students to be the faculty members of the future? How does the centrality of inquiry-based learning affect the notion of disciplinarity? How does undergraduate research evolve to include a focus on innovation and impact---i.e., turning research findings into applications that change lives?

CFP for Panel on Films of John Waters for NeMLA 2017

updated: 
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 10:00am
Northeast Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Good Mourning, Baltimore: Aesthetics, Ideology, and Death in the Work of John Waters (Panel)

 

Hosted by David Pecan (SUNY Nassau Community College)

Cultural Studies and Media Studies / Interdisciplinary Humanities

[UPDATE] Journal: Language and Semiotic Studies

updated: 
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 9:59am
Soochow University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017

Language and Semiotic Studies is a peer-reviewed academic journal of international scope. Published by Soochow University Press, China, it is an authorized quarterly journal with an independent ISSN (2096-031X) and CN (32-1859/H) granted by the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of the People's Republic of China. With all its contents appearing in English, the journal serves and supports the Chinese Association for Language and Semiotic Studies (founded at Soochow University in 1994) while it reaches out and joins colleagues from all around the world for trans-cultural exchange and inter-disciplinary dialogue.

Beowulf to Shakespeare Area

updated: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 11:31am
Mid-Atlantic Popular American Culture Association (MAPACA), November 3-5, Atlantic City, NJ
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 7, 2016

The Medieval/Renassiance area of MAPACA ("Beowulf to Shakespeare") seeks papers concerning the use of medieval and Renaissance materials in modern productions.  Topics include, but are not limited to, the incorporation of medieval or Renaissance elements in modern artistic productions such as films, t.v. series, novels and music; the creation of medieval and Renaissance "themed" festivals, restaurants, etc., and the use of medieval or Renaissance elements in video games.   The area also seeks panelists interested in presenting on the ways in which contemporary theories and pedagogies influence our perceptions of these eras.

The Humanities in Transition

updated: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 11:31am
A Digital Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2016

Humanities in Transition : A Digital Journal

The humanities are in transition, whether you like it or not. We happen to like it. The aim of this journal is to create an online space for humanists to begin experimenting.  To that end, we seek authors with a broad vision, who write with clarity about the films, TV shows, Podcasts, music videos, etc. that they love. Our authors have a firm grounding in tradition, but with an eye to the future and to our students. We welcome your submissions.

  • Articles
  • Short Stories
  • Podcasts
  • Video
  • Photography

 

From the editors:

EXTENDED - CFP for Peplum, Historic Epics, Sword & Sandal Films and TV

updated: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 11:31am
Nicholas Diak
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 29, 2016

This CFP originally ended at the end of June. However, the submission window is being extended to invite additional essayists to take part. Please read below and the CFP has been altered a little bit to accomodate the new deadline, but also adjust for potential topics. 

Introduction

Cluster on vegan studies

updated: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 11:31am
Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and the Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2016

Call for papers for a cluster of essays on vegan studies in the fall 2017 issue of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and the Environment (ISLE). 

CEDAW and religious texts: paving the way beyond gender oppression and misogyny.

updated: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 11:30am
Tapati Bharadwaj/ Bare Feet Theology.
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2016

CEDAW and religious texts: paving the way beyond gender oppression and misogyny.

 

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) was adopted in 1979 by the UN General Assembly, and can be seen as an international bill of rights for women. All countries that have accepted the Convention are compelled to follow up with a series of measures that would end all forms of discrimination against women. Any country that has ratified or acceded to the Convention, is legally and morally obliged to ensure that women are not discriminated against, or oppressed.

Problems of Education in the 21st Century. Information_Twenty-seven_CFP_PEC_2016

updated: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 11:30am
Scientia Socialis
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Dear colleagues,

   

We would like to invite proposals for articles for an international blind peer-review scientific journal (Twenty-seven CFP)

 

“Problems of Education in the 21st Century” ISSN 1822-7864

 

http://www.jbse.webinfo.lt/Problems_of_Education.htm

http://www.scientiasocialis.lt/pec/

 

"The End: Theories and Practices of narrative endings."

updated: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 11:25am
Department of German Studies, Cornell University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2016

The End: Theories and Practices of narrative endings

Graduate Student Conference

Department of German Studies

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

November 11-12, 2016

Keynote Speaker: Fritz Breithaupt, Indiana University Bloomington

“A whole is that which has a beginning and middle and end.” (Aristotle, Poetics)

Broadway & Media Studies (SCMS, Chicago, March 2017)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 11:25am
Pete Kunze (University of Texas at Austin)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 29, 2016

I seek two other papers for a panel on the alternately symbiotic and antagonistic relationship between Broadway and Hollywood--as entertainment industries, cultural destinations, and/or aesthetics. The circulation of talent and content between Broadway and Hollywood obviously has a long and complex history, from Hollywood's poaching of Broadway talent during the early sound era to its bankrolling of Broadway shows as early as the 1930s.

Spectatorship and Observation in the Medieval Arts (Kalamazoo 2017)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 11:25am
The Medieval Studies Workshop at the University of Chicago - Sam Lasman, Carly Boxer
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 9, 2016

In contemporary studies of the Middle Ages, questions of visuality have increasingly dominated analyses of artistic production, in part because of the central role of vision in medieval theological and scientific discourse. This session seeks to broaden the conversation around medieval visuality by asking not only what it meant to see in the Middle Ages, but also what it meant to be seen, and how these networks of viewership could be depicted in the pictorial arts, literature, architecture, music, and drama.

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