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#Resist: Protest and Resistance Media in Brexit Britain and Trump-era USA

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:05am
Centre for Media Research, and the Arts and Humanities Research Institute Ulster University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Summary:

We invite papers that explore protest and resistance in relation to Brexit Britain and the Trump-era United States. We are interested in media created in response to these seismic periods of political change, media created in the period leading up to them, and media that more broadly deals with themes related to populism, politics, and power. As well as discussing media that can be seen as protest or resistance, this event will consider media forms that fail to resist, or those that merely hint at protest. In doing this we can also consider the responsibility of media creators to engage in and respond to political shifts and crises.

Call for Abstracts: Egyptian Film Posters

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:05am
City Lights Posters
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

City Lights Posters invites submissions for its debut special anthology publication, devoted to a wide ranging and multi-layered assessment of Egyptian film posters from the 1930s to 1980s.

 Articles should be written in English or Arabic. Articles must be informative and intellectually stimulating, yet entertaining and highly readable to reach a wider audience.

 

Indicative list of appropriate subjects:

 1 - The history of Egyptian film posters: historical development of the craft of poster making, biographical accounts of distinguished poster artists, etc.

2 - Representations of gender, class, nation, ideology, or religion in posters.

The Love That Speaks Its Name: Advertising Film

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:19am
Screen Advertising Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

CFP: The Love That Speaks Its Name: Advertising Film (New York, NY; April 11, 2018)

 

CFP: African American/Black Studies SWPCA Conference

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:21am
Southwest Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

39th Annual Conference, February 7-10, 2018

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org  

 

Proposal submission extended deadline: November 15, 2017

 

Proposals for both panels and individual papers are now being accepted for the 39th annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association conference, Feb 7-10, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  International submissions are welcome.

 

The Contradiction of Youth: Children and Childhood in Culture

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:20am
University of Southern Mississippi English Graduate Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

The Contradiction of Youth: Children and Childhood in Culture

April 13-14 2018

University of Southern Mississippi

 

 

 

“You can’t pick out the pieces you like and leave the rest. Being part of the whole thing, that’s the blessing.” -Tuck Everlasting, Natalie Babbit

 

“I don't think I'm essentially interested in children's books. I'm interested in writing, and in pictures. I'm interested in people and in children because they are people.” -Margaret Wise Brown

 

CALL FOR ACADEMIC PAPERS/CALL FOR CREATIVE PRESENTATIONS

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:19am
TexMoot: The First Annual North Texas Literature & Language Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

CALL FOR ACADEMIC PAPERS:

In The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S. Lewis, Lucy Pevensie reads a lovely narrative spell in the Magician’s Book. It lifts her out of a petty state of jealousy, soothing her loneliness and easing her disappointment. In the Houses of Healing in Minas Tirith, humans and hobbits find healing for both body and spirit, including recovery from trauma and heartbreak. We are looking for proposals for flash-paper presentations (up to 10 minutes each) that rigorously investigate either depictions of healing in literature (especially speculative fiction) or applications of literature to real-life recovery. Questions and topics that may be considered include the following:

Ethics of Comedy

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:17am
Steven A. Benko
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 7, 2018

What makes a joke right or wrong? When is it good or bad to laugh? The rights and wrongs of a joke can be expressed in political terms: a joke is politically incorrect or it exploits a marginalized group of people. Alternatively, a joke can be inappropriate or mean-spirited. A joke can make someone feel bad about their race, ethnicity, religion, socio-economic status, body, gender identity, and the list can go on and on. Laughter can hurt someone’s feelings, reveal that the laugher lacks manners, or maybe holds to racist, sexist, or other offensive views.

Studies in Crime Writing

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:02am
Studies in Crime Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Newberry College is pleased to invite submissions for the second issue of Studies in Crime Writing, which will appear in late 2018 or early 2019. Studies in Crime Writing is a peer-reviewed, open-access, online scholarly journal dedicated to crime writing, including true crime, thrillers, prison writing, detective fiction, and noir. The journal's focus is on written work, rather than film, computer games, or other electronic media. We are open to a variety of theoretical and scholarly approaches, and to bibliographic and textual scholarship as well.

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