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LGBTQ Comics Studies Reader (University of Mississippi Press)

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:27am
Professors Alison Halsall and Jonathan Warren
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Critical scholarship of comics, cartoons, and graphic narratives has been a burgeoning field in research and debate for at least the last twenty-five years. Amid such scholarly richness, LGBTQ comics criticism and scholarly attention to LGBTQ comics and cartoons is at least keeping pace with a field within which it is still negotiating its position.

CFP: Neo-Victorianism and the Senses: Sensing the Past

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 5:52am
University of Surrey
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 16, 2018

Call for Papers: Neo-Victorianism and the Senses: Sensing the Past

Friday 22nd March 2019, University of Surrey (UK)

 

Keynote Speaker:

Professor Rosario Arias, University of Málaga

 

‘Every sensorial perception is at the same time past and present’ (Hamilakis, 2013).

 

**Deadline Approaching** CfP: Queerness and Horror Fiction Panel

updated: 
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 12:53pm
Coco d'Hont
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

British Association for American Studies Annual Conference, University of Sussex 25-27 April 2019

In celebration of the fiftieth birthday of the Stonewall riots, this panel explores the intersections between queerness and horror fiction. Despite the progress made in the past few decades, recent events such as President Trump’s proposed transgender military ban mean that LGBTQ+ rights are anything but a given in the current political climate. This makes the critical study of queerness and its fictional representations more urgent than ever before.

Literature-General

updated: 
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 9:26am
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Call for Papers

Samantha Lay, PhD

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2018

 

ImageTech: Comics and Materiality

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 1:19pm
ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

**DEADLINE EXTENDED**

ImageTech: Comics and Materiality

Special Issue Editors: Madeline B. Gangnes, Megan Fowler, and Jaquelin Elliott

ImageTexT invites authors to submit articles for its special issue, “ImageTech: Comics and Materiality.”

Revisiting the Black Parisian Moment

updated: 
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 9:20am
The British Library
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 24, 2018

EXTENDED CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Revisiting the Black Parisian Moment: transnational black military, musical and intellectual histories, 1918-19.

 

The British Library

Friday 26 October, 2018

 

SPECIAL GUEST: Jason Moran

 

Registration Cost £20, concessions available.

 

CFP: Stardom and Fandom, Southwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference (2/20-23/19 proposals due 11/1/18)

updated: 
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 9:26am
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 40th annual SWPACA conference.  One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels. 

The Area Chair for Stardom and Fandom invites paper or panel proposals on any aspect of stardom or fandom. The list of ideas below is limited, so if you have an idea that is not listed, please suggest the new topic. We are an interdisciplinary area and encourage submissions from multiple perspectives and disciplines. Topics might include:

 

Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes PCA/ACA [UPDATE]

updated: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 2:43pm
PCA/ACA [DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 11/1]
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes (Ficociello and Bell)

Call for Proposals:  Sessions, Panels, Papers

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2018 JOINT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

 

Wardman Park Marriot

Wednesday, April 17, to Saturday, April 20, 2019

For information on PCA/ACA, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org

 

For conference information, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org/national-conference/

 

PROPOSAL DEADLINE:  NOVEMBER 1, 2018

Expressions of Cultural Intersections in Bob Dylan’s Art

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 11:03am
NeMLA 2019 50t Anniversary Convention Washington, DC
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

The focus of this roundtable “Expressions of Cultural Intersections in Bob Dylan’s Art” is to explore the many and diverse expressions of cultural identities, challenges to those identities, and sources of the challenges, found in Bob Dylan’s art.  As a nation dedicated to the concept of the melting pot, the United States in particular has been a site of transnational migration and relocation that has been deeply enriched by popular culture, and Bob Dylan is widely recognized as America’s troubadour.  In many songs, through the art from of lyrical poetry, Dylan masterfully identifies the many challenges experienced by diverse individuals facing social, political, cultural and economic change, exploitation, loss of identity and other jarring forms of cultu

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