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CFP: Southeast Asian Media Studies (Communication Outbreaks)

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 1:58pm
Southeast Asian Media Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 15, 2020

Southeast Asian Media Studies
Vol. 3, No.2, 2021

THEME: "Communication Outbreaks"
Editor: Cecilia Fe Sta. Maria, PhD, University of the Philippines Baguio

FANS Quarantime: A Special Edition of The Phoenix Papers

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 2:06pm
Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020



FANS Quarantime


A Special Edition of The Phoenix Papers


During this time of uncertainty, many of us are relying on aspects of fandom and neomedia to get information about the global pandemic and to form our replies to it in terms of connecting with colleagues, staying mentally functional, and generally keeping our lives going as best we can.

It is with all these things in mind that we announce a call for papers for a special edition of our journal: FANS Quarantime.

Call for Book Chapters "Covid-19 and the Healing Touch of Technology "

Sunday, May 10, 2020 - 6:23am
Dr. Jatinder Garg
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 11, 2020

The novel coronavirus has thrown life out of gear throughout the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has ignited a health crisis that has affected almost all major countries, forcing them to impose a full or partial lockdown in their respective territories. In such a situation “social distancing” seems to be the buzzword and the only solution to survival. It is during these critical times that technology is playing a major role in keeping life moving. Undoubtedly, various innovative technologies have helped in fighting this pandemic on all the fronts.

“Connecting Cultures and Collectivity in Children’s Literature and Young Adult Literature”

Friday, April 24, 2020 - 12:54pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 30, 2020

We seek papers that explore all aspects of Children’s and Young Adult Literature, as well as those addressing the conference theme of cultures of collectivity. Considerations may be given to audience, race, technologies, body image, sexualities, disabilities, literacies, socioeconomics, immigration, rural/urban spaces, posthumanism, regionalism, and any other critical issues in children’s and young adult literature from any period and genre. Panel proposals are also welcome. The MMLA conference will take place in Milwaukee, WI November 4-8, 2020. Inquiries and/or abstracts of 250-300 words should be sent to Dr.


Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 2:08pm
Virtual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 10, 2020

9 June 2020 will mark the 150th anniversary of the death of globally beloved author Charles Dickens (1812-1870). Unfortunately, many planned celebrations have been cancelled or postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To encourage support of research and writing as our world copes with this crisis, and to bring us together for an important anniversary in this time of social distancing, #Dickens150, a virtual transatlantic global gathering, will take place on this date. All proceeds, after covering a minor technology fee, will be donated to the Charles Dickens Museum, London.

Navigating Chaos: Living the Apocalyptic Dystopia

Saturday, May 9, 2020 - 3:41am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Navigating Chaos: Living the Apocalyptic Dystopia

Hegel wrote that the only thing we can learn from history is that we learn nothing from history, so I doubt the epidemic will make us any wiser. The only thing that is clear is that the virus will shatter the very foundations of our lives, causing not only an immense amount of suffering but also economic havoc conceivably worse than the Great Recession. There is no return to normal, the new “normal” will have to be constructed on the ruins of our old lives, or we will find ourselves in a new barbarism whose signs are already clearly discernible.                          (Slovaj Žižek, Pandemic!)  

CFP for issue 5 of "Tecmerin: Journal of Audiovisual Essays"

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 1:36pm
Tecmerin, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 1, 2020


 We are launching the CFP for issue 5 of "Tecmerin: Journal of
Audiovisual Essays"

"Tecmerin: Journal of Audiovisual Essays" is a biannual,
peer-reviewed journal, published by the research group Tecmerin
(Television, Cinema, Memory, Representation and Industry) of Universidad
Carlos III de Madrid (Department of Journalism and Media Studies).

The journal focuses on Spanish and Latin American cultural production,
although not exclusively. Consequently, we especially invite scholars,
researchers and creators to send pieces centered on the production,
consumption, circulation and cultural exchange within these geographical

*Instructions for authors:*

Journal of Science Fiction Special Issue on Environmental Studies Reopened [EXTENDED DEADLINE - 6/1/2020]

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 1:35pm
MOSF Journal of Science Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 1, 2020

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Journal of Science Fiction Special Issue on Environmental Studies

The MOSF Journal of Science Fiction is accepting submissions for a special issue on environmental studies and science fiction to be released in the summer of 2020, and has extended the submission deadline to Monday, June 1st. We have received a number of excellent submissions, which are currently under review, but we have decided to seek a few additional high-quality pieces for consideration as well.