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Humour: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 4:02pm
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 23, 2018

Humour
An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Monday 23rd July to Tuesday 24th July 2018
Prague, Czech Republic

Humour seems to be a core feature of human life. The ability to provoke laughter, provide amusement or find people and the situations in which they find themselves funny is universally common across cultures and societies. Humour also appears to work in different ways and on different levels; age, education, gender, ethnicity, space and place all seem to play a part in the things people find funny. This conference will seek to map the way humour works at all levels and begin to ask why we laugh, how we laugh and what purpose humour serves.

Dark Tourism and Pilgrimage

updated: 
Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 4:01pm
Daniel Olsen, Brigham Young University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018

Call for Chapters: Dark Tourism and Pilgrimage

Daniel H. Olsen, Brigham Young University

Maximiliano Korstanje, University of Palmero

 

In recent years there has been a growth in the academic literature related to travel to sites related to tragedy and death. Labeled as dark tourism or thanatourism, this research has focused on typologizing dark tourism supply and demand, the ethical considerations regarding the commodification of death, as the ways in which death and tragedy are presented to a post-modern consumer society, and how dark tourism sites can be used for reconciliation and healing.

 

Sexual Citizenship: A Global Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 4:00pm
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 23, 2018

Sexual Citizenship: 1st Global Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference
Monday 23rd July to Tuesday 24th July 2018
Prague, Czech Republic

Exploring the relationship between sexuality and personhood, this project seeks to understand how sex and sexuality shape citizenship, belonging, identity, and expression. Embracing an ethos of cultural humility, we wish to explore how sexual citizenship manifests organically within and across communities and cultures.

Sewing Reality: Fashion in Non-Fiction Media

updated: 
Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 4:00pm
Dr Elena Caoduro/ University of Bedfordshire, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Call for papers

Sewing Reality: Fashion in Non-fiction Media

9th June, 2018

University of Bedfordshire, Luton, UK

 

Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Pamela Church-Gibson (University of the Arts, London)

Deadline for proposals: 15th January 2018.

 

Console-ing Passions Feminist and Media Studies Conference

updated: 
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 10:13am
Christopher Pullen / Bournemouth University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 26, 2018

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: CONSOLE-ING PASSIONS International Conference on Television, Video, Audio, New Media, and Feminism July 11-13, 2018 Bournemouth University,Faculty of Media and Communication,Poole, UK Bournemouth University is now accepting proposals for Console-ing Passions 2018.New Deadline for submissions: 23.59 (Greenwich mean time) 26 January 2018. Please use the submission template found on the 

UPDATE Women and New Hollywood

updated: 
Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 4:10pm
Maynooth University/Irish Research Council
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 12, 2018

UPDATE: Due to end of term and the holidays, a few scholars requested a bit more time to submit abstracts have extended the deadline for paper/panel proposals to 12th January. 

 

Call for Papers: Women and New Hollywood

Maynooth University, Ireland

29-30 May 2018

Keynote speakers: Amelie Hastie (Amherst College) and Julie Turnock (University of Illinois)  

Performance and Labor in the Contemporary World (DEADLINE EXTENSION)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 4:06pm
Duke University Department of Cultural Anthropology
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 14, 2018

Call for Papers

Graduate Student Conference Spring 2018

Performance and Labor in the Contemporary World 

March 30 – 31, 2018

Duke University Department of Cultural Anthropology

Keynote address: Prof. Louise Meintjes, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Music at Duke University

 

Bridging Gaps: Where is Ethical Glamour in Celebrity Culture?

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 4:05pm
Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

CMCS 7th International Conference Bridging Gaps: Where is Ethical Glamour in Celebrity Culture?
Lisbon, Portugal

July 1 – 3, 2018

Includes a free walking tour & Port wine in the charming Roman neighborhood of Lisbon!

CALL FOR PAPERS

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