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.
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.
Creativity and Knowledge Cultures
Creativity is an object of study, a process of knowledge production, and a contemporary cultural obsession that crosses many disciplines. This special issue of Knowledge Cultures (http://www.addletonacademicpublishers.com/knowledge-cultures) seeks to generate new and potentially disruptive conversations about creativity by paying attention to the diversity – and, perhaps, even, incommensurability – of knowledge practices around creativity that exist across a broad range of disciplinary fields.
Call for Papers
Gilbert. […] just as artistic creation implies the working of the critical faculty, and, indeed, without it cannot be said to exist at all, so Criticism is really creative in the highest sense of the word.
(Wilde, ‘The Critic as Artist’, 260, in The Major Works, (Oxford: OUP, 2008)
Articles are sought for a collection of essays on representations of Conjure, Hoodoo and Voodoo in African-American literature. This collection seeks to explore how African-American writers have used, referenced, engaged and disengaged with Conjure, Hoodoo and Voodoo in their writing through various cultural and historical movements.
Utopia and Race
Special Issue of Utopian Studies--a peer-reviewed publication of the Society for Utopian Studies
For the joint national conference (12-15 March 2017 in San Diego, CA) of the Popular Culture & American Culture Associations (PCA/ACA).
Presentations related to fresh-water or sea-water may include topics like
Literature, comics, art, music, television & movies
History, politics, war & peace
Culture, anthropology & ecology
Folklore, mythology, legends & hoaxes
Ships, boats, etc.
Recreation, travel, tourism & festivals
NEMLA 2017 Call for Papers
Submissions deadline: 30 September 2016
Comics of the Margins: Visions from the Periphery in World Graphic Narratives
Migration, Transnationalism and the Cultural Logic of Global Identity
A special issue of the American, British and Canadian Studies Journal, December 2016
Guest Editor: Dr. Susan Flynn, University of the Arts, London
The Postcolonial Subject in Transit: Migration, Borders and Subjectivity in African Diaspora Literature.
(An edited collection)
The graduate students of The University of Alabama’s Department of Modern Languages & Classics, in collaboration with the graduate students of the Department of Education, the Department of English, and TESOL program, invite papers for our seventh annual University of Alabama Languages Conference entitled “Exchanging Ideas and Experiences Through Language” to be held February 17-18, 2017, at Hotel Capstone and The Ferguson Center of The University of Alabama.
Proposals about all languages are welcome in, but are not strictly limited to, the following topic strands:
CFP: Writing Meat: Flesh-Eating and Literature Since 1900
Call for Papers for the 2017 Berkeley Graduate Student Symposium
“Encounters and Reimaginings: Medieval Scandinavia and the World”
ScandGrads, the graduate organization affiliated with Department of Scandinavian at the University of California, Berkeley, is proud to announce the interdisciplinary Graduate Student Symposium in Berkeley, California to be held March 3-4, 2017.