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CFP (Colloquium) - Studying the South: Approaches and Orientations

updated: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:05pm
Southern Studies in the UK Network
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Studying the South: Approaches and Orientations

 A one-day colloquium organised by the Southern Studies in the UK Network

26th August 2017, University of Hertfordshire

 

Women and comedy symposium

updated: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:06pm
Mixed Bill: comedy and gender research network
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 22, 2017

Mixed Bill: comedy and gender research network

Women and comedy symposium

University of Salford Thursday 19th October 2017

 

Literary Atmospherics

updated: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:06pm
Literary Geographies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

LITERARY ATMOSPHERICS

A special theme section to be published in the open-access journal Literary Geographies (literarygeographies.net):

 

I'm seeking abstracts focusing on literary engagements with material atmospheres. Essays may address some of these questions:

 

-how does literature address the production, maintenance, and differential breathability of multiple and shifting atmospheres across local and transnational scales?

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Atlantic World Arts--Sept. 7-9, Featuring the NATIONAL FOLK FESTIVAL and FIONA RITCHIE

updated: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:06pm
Atlantic World Research Network - UNC Greensboro
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 17, 2017

The Atlantic World Research Network is pleased to announce our 2017 conference, "Atlantic World Arts: Collision, Fusion, Revision," an international, inderdisciplinary conference presented by the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in partnership with the National Folk Festival.

Featuring

Fiona Ritchie, National Public Radio (“The Thistle & Shamrock”)

Dr. Doug Orr—President Emeritus, Warren Wilson College; Chancellor Emeritus, UNC Asheville

Dr. Candace Keller, Michigan State University

Dr. Jeff Titon, Brown University

Revisiting Adventure

updated: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:06pm
Johan Höglund
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

We hereby invite proposals for papers to be included in a Special Issue on “Revisiting Adventure.”

REMINDER Age and Gender: Ageing in the Nineteenth Century

updated: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:06pm
Nineteenth Century Gender Studies Journal (NCGS)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 10, 2017

REMINDER Call for Contributors – Age and Gender: Ageing in the Nineteenth Century

Nineteenth Century Gender Studies Special Issue, Summer 2017

Guest Edited by Dr Alice Crossley, University of Lincoln acrossley@lincoln.ac.uk

 

Special Issue - Spineless: Online Horror and Narrative Networks

updated: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:07pm
Horror Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

With the current spate of contemporary high-budget properties that have sought to engage and adapt online horror content, increasing attention has been turned to communities of amateur critics, writers, illustrators, and fans that work to create horror in digital space. Their influence has been felt in a variety of media, from the television series Channel Zero and Supernatural, to the film The Tall Man and video games like Slender and SCP: Containment Breach. Fora in Something Awful, “r/nosleep”, and the SCP Foundation represent attempts by massive communities to create negotiated fictions, imagining mythic spaces and enduring, horrific creatures.

Reinvestigating Art House Exhibition in an Era of Convergence

updated: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:07pm
The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

     The Projector is developing a special (potentially double) issue reinvestigating art house exhibition. We are interested in research that contributes to the growing body of work on art house exhibition, particularly in relation to the changing modes of art house distribution and exhibition in the era of media convergence.

      This special issue looks at the changing modes of exhibition at art house theatres by examining their audiences, marketing strategies, programming, fundraising, technologies and industrial practices.

Approaches to this topic may include:

  • Case studies of individual art house theatres

  • Historical art house theatres and their marketing strategies and audiences

Organic Systems: Environments, Bodies and Culture in Science Fiction

updated: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:07pm
London Science Fiction Research Community (Birkbeck + Royal Holloway)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Though often understood in ecological terms, the word ‘environment’ can also be viewed more widely as the surroundings and conditions of a specific system—whether they be mechanical, biological, social or chemical. Culture arises from and then informs these systems, becoming itself a further component of environments. Science fictional texts have explored the interactions between culture, environments and bodies on a wide spectrum of scale: from the level of a planetary biosphere or climate system (e.g. terraforming) to a single body or organ (e.g. genetic engineering). This conference will gather Science Fiction researchers, critics, authors and readers together to discuss intersections between cultural and organic systems in all forms of SF media.

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