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Yankees and Popular Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:34pm
McFarland and Company
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

McFarland and Company invites baseball writers to contribute abstracts for an essay collection presently titled The New York Yankees and Popular Culture.

Writers are encouraged to submit their own topics for consideration.  Possible topics include:

  • Yankees in Advertising
  • History of WPIX
  • The fight between Billy Martin and Reggie Jackson on the Game of the Week
  • Buster Keaton’s film The Cameraman featuring a sequence at Yankee Stadium
  • Yankees and Seinfeld

McFarland is a leading publisher of books and journals in sports history, including Base Ball: A Journal of the Early Game and Black Ball: A Negro League Journal.

Popular culture conference: Soliciting television papers

updated: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:36pm
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA) is seeking papers on the subject of television for its annual fall conference to be held on the campus of University of Massachusetts Amherst on October 27-28, 2017. The deadline for proposals is June 1, 2017.

NEPCA prides itself on holding conferences which emphasize discussing ideas in a non-competitive and supportive environment. We welcome proposals from graduate students, junior faculty and senior scholars. NEPCA conferences offer intimate and nurturing sessions in which completed projects as well as new ideas and works-in-progress can be shared. NEPCA is dedicated to expanding intellectual horizons, open engagement, and constructive criticism.

Call for Papers- Colorado Critical Review Issue 2.1

updated: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:35pm
Colorado Critical Review
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 26, 2017

We are pleased to announce that the Colorado Critical Review (CCR) is currently seeking submissions for issue 2.1 from both emerging and established scholars.

Firmly centered on the importance of critique, advocacy, and the forwarding of alternatives, CCR seeks to publish a comprehensive and diverse body of work that supports these ideals. We seek a broad range of submissions in a variety of formats and approaches—scholarly articles, essays, interviews, designs, art, poetry, multimedia and other works—that encourage and codify interdisciplinarity through incisiveness, analysis, ingenuity and integration. 

18th Annual South Asian Literary Association (SALA) Conference: Precarity, Resistance, and Care Communities in South Asia

updated: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 12:38pm
Annual South Asian Literary Association (SALA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

18th Annual South Asian Literary Association (SALA) Conference
Jan. 8-9, 2018 
Omni Berkshire, Manhattan
New York City, NY
(Executive Committee meeting will be held on Jan. 7, 2018)


Hotel Room Rates:

$119 for a Deluxe King Room
$149 for a Deluxe Double/Double Room
(These rates are also available to us for the three days before our conference and the three days after our conference.)


Precarity, Resistance, and Care Communities in South Asia

Contemporary Studies Panel

updated: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 10:29am
Midwest Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017

CONTEMPORARY STUDIES

2017 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference

Wednesday-Sunday, 18-22 October 2017

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch

315 Chestnut St.

St. Louis, MO 63102

Deadline: April 30 2017

submissions.mpcaaca.org

Japanese Visual Culture

updated: 
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 2:06pm
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference 
November 10 – 12, 2017, Chaminade University of Honolulu and Ala Moana Hotel (Honolulu, Hawaii)
Session: Japanese Visual Culture
Presiding Officer: David Boyd, PhD Candidate in Text-Image Studies, Comparative Literature, University of Glasgow
Proposal Due Date: May 21, 2017 (submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2017/topic-areas

Conference theme: “The Sense of Sight: Vision, Visibility, and Ways of Seeing”

The Voyeur in (and of) Fiction

updated: 
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 2:06pm
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

Voyeurism functions in fiction in many ways: as state surveillance, as individual stalking, and even, arguably, in the acts of reading and writing. This panel will consider voyeurism through voyeur-tinged original fiction and critical papers both on voyeuristic works of fiction and on the voyeurism of the reader/writer/character relationship.

Muslims in America

updated: 
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 2:06pm
SAMLA / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

This panel intends to examine the works of Muslim American poets, novelists, jazz musicians, punks, hip hop artists, mipsters, filmmakers, and visual artists. Muslims are woven into the American fabric, from the generations of Moorish slaves accompanying the conquistadors in the Southwest, enslaved West Africans such as those in the coastal Gullah communities, Arab laborers in the Midwest factories in the late 1800s, twentieth-century immigrants fueling the medical and technology sectors, to those currently displaced by wars and natural disasters.

Stardom, Celebrity and Fandom Conference

updated: 
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 2:08pm
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart, Dept. of Film/TV/Digital Media, TCU
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

We invite presentation proposals for the Stardom, Celebrity and Fandom Conference, to be held at Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, Texas) November 10-11, 2017.

The conference organizers are seeking contributions that explore various realities associated with living in the limelight and/or admiring those who do, insightful analyses of individual stars and/or celebrities, and in-depth analyses of intriguing media offerings that examine and represent stardom, celebrity and/or fandom, during any historical era.

Given adequate participant interest and high-quality submissions, we are hoping to publish selected papers (with author’s permission) in a special collection of essays pertaining to the conference theme.

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