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El Camino de Santiago: Pilgrimage in Contemporary Culture

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 11:55am
Tiffany Gagliardi Trotman / University of Otago
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

World religions have long held pilgrimage as an important journey of the faithful. Today, however, there is an increasing number of non-religious, secular or spiritual pilgrims undertaking these journeys. The nearly 800 km-long Camino de Santiago is a popular destination for secular pilgrims travelling through France and across Northern Spain. Established as one of three principal Christian pilgrimage routes over 1,200 years ago, the Camino is experiencing increasing visitor numbers with over 300,000 undertaking the journey each year.

Pippi to Ripley: Feminist & Fantastic Pop Culture Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 11:55am
Katharine Kittredge
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

 

 

Pippi to Ripley

 

Feminist & Fantastic Pop Culture

 

Ithaca College, April 26-27, 2019

 

Keynote: Nnedi Okorafor

 

Hugo and Nebula Award-winning Afrofuturist Author

(Marvel's Black Panther; Akata Witch; Binti; HBO series: Who Fears Death)

Affordable All-ages Academic Conference

 

Of Entrepreneurial Castaways and Overflowing Passions: 300 Years of Defoe's Robinson Crusoe and Haywood's Love in Excess

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 12:03pm
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 10, 2019

 

Of Entrepreneurial Castaways and Overflowing Passions:

300 Years of Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe (1719)

and Eliza Haywood’s Love in Excess (1719)

 

An International Conference

April, 2019 (dates to be confirmed)

Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, UNAM

Mexico City

 

Summary

Rest and the rest: Aesthetics of Idleness

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 11:52am
University of Rochester, Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 17, 2019

Call for Papers
 Rest and the rest: Aesthetics of Idleness12th Visual and Cultural Studies Graduate Conferenceat the University of RochesterApril 12-13, 2019
 Keynote: Jean Ma, Associate Professor of Art and Art History, Stanford University
 https://dslab.lib.rochester.edu/vcsconference/

CFP: 'Magical Cities' 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 1:59pm
Supernatural Cities at the University of Portsmouth
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

MAGICAL CITIES

15th June 2019

University of Portsmouth

Keynote speaker: Dr Matthew Sangster, University of Glasgow

CALL FOR PAPERS

The University of Portsmouth’s Supernatural Cities research group presents their fourth conference: Magical Cities.

SERIES ON POPULAR DIRECTORS

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 2:01pm
Dr. Antonio Sanna, Prof. Adam Barkman
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Critical Companions to Popular Directors SERIES

 

 

Radical Young People’s Literature and Culture conference (Dublin, 29th and 30th March 2019)

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:40am
The Irish Society for the Study of Children's Literature (https://issclblog.wordpress.com)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 7, 2018

Radical Young People’s Literature and Culture 

The Irish Society for the Study of Children’s Literature biennial conference

Friday 29th and Saturday 30th March 2019

Marino Institute of Education, Dublin 9, Ireland 

Keynote address: Professor Kimberley Reynolds 

RELIGIONS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN POPULAR CULTURE

updated: 
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 5:13pm
Religions (Special Issue)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

This special issue, “Religions in African American Popular Culture,” will focus on the intersection of religions and African American popular culture and provide a snapshot of the current relationship of African American popular culture to religions. African American popular culture is defined here asthose aspects of culture largely created and produced by peoples of Africana descent in the United States of America that engender joy, pleasure, enjoyment, and amusement and that are expressed through artifacts (e.g., icons and personas) and practices (e.g., arts and rituals). The artifacts of African American popular culture are inclusive of but not limited to objects and material culture, heroes, celebrities, stars, and stereotypes.

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