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'Inhabiting Memories & Landscapes: A Cross-Disciplinary Engagement with Wendell Berry

updated: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 2:25pm
Mark Clavier
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

The American Agrarian writer, philosopher, and farmer Wendell Berry frequently speaks of the need to be ‘placed’, to inhabit a particular landscape and its social memory over an extended period of time. This, he argues, is a precondition for fostering communities that care for the earth and the people who live off it—what he refers to as conviviality.

Movie and TV review section

updated: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 1:45pm
FEMSPEC
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 24, 2020

FEMSPEC JOURNAL was founded in 1999. Here are some links to the journal’s homepage and other related sites,

https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/batyawein (with profile of founder)

https://www.facebook.com/FemspecJournal/

http://femspec.org/

The journal is broadening its review section and is issuing an open call for film and television reviews.

Here are some suggested films:

HIGH LIFE, dir. C. Denis

ANIARA, dir. Kagerman/Lilja

FAST COLOR, dir. J. Hart

ALITA, dir. R. Rodriguez

JOHN WICK 3, dir. Stahelski

Serialized Storytelling and Soap Opera - PCA 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:20pm
Popular Culture Association Conference - April 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

Soap Operas, a mainstay of popular culture in the US and internationally, are grounded in the serialized nature of their storytelling. While many traditional and long-running network soap operas have declined in viewership or left the airwaves in recent years, serialized storytelling is alive and well in everything from reality television to HBO franchises to primetime and cable series. Video game franchises, webisodes, sports and sports entertainment and advertising campaigns and now even politics and political journalism have harnessed the power and popularity of the serialized form to build and sustain audiences in our increasingly fractured media landscape.

ENGLISH and englishes: Culture, Power, Politics in a Neo-liberalist Regime

updated: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:22pm
Department of English, Bankura University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 10, 2019

The destiny of English / englishes was perhaps foreshadowed long back in 1975 by George Steiner in his Presidential Address to the English Association in London: “…the linguistic centre of English has shifted”. This shifting terrain came to be further reified in terms of expansive movements beyond the borders of traditionally recognised territories.

With the exhaustion of postcolonial models, it is time we tried to break free of conventional straitjackets. In a neo-liberalist world order, that almost runs co-extensive with the free market economy and transnational political diplomacy, cultural disciplinary models are establishing an innovative paradigm shift.

CFP: Southeast Asian Media Studies (Glocalization of Popular Culture in Southeast Asian Media)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:19pm
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deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS
Southeast Asian Media Studies
Vol. 2, No.3, December 2020“Glocalization of Popular Culture in Southeast Asian Media”

 

EDITORS

Jeconiah Louis Dreisbach, De La Salle University, Philippines
Alexander J. Klemm, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology, Ladkrabang, Thailand

OBJECTIVE

CFP: Southeast Asian Media Studies (Critical Mass Media Histories in Southeast Asia)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:19pm
Southeast Asian Media Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Southeast Asian Media Studies
Volume 2, Issue 1, April 2020“Critical Mass Media Histories in Southeast Asia”

Editor: Atoy M. Navarro, Thammasat University, Thailand

Deadline: 31 December 2019

OBJECTIVE

This first issue of the second volume of the Southeast Asian Media Studies aims to provide a collection of research articles on Critical Mass Media Histories (CMMHs) in Southeast Asia.

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