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Cultural History; PAMLA (November 14-17, 2019)

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:03am
Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

The 117th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association (PAMLA) will be held at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside, from Thursday, November 14, to Sunday, November 17.

 

Disney and Its Worlds

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:02am
PAMLA 117th Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

From starting its own streaming service to producing live action recreations of its most successful animated films, Disney has had a fruitful year. Disney films are both a reflection and also a creator of social norms, and critical response has interpreted the intertextual heteroglossia of discourse between films and society to assess how Disney ideology is absorbed, reflected, rejected, or altered. This panel explores the discursive, literary, filmic, and historical dimensions of the Disney phenomenon in both the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Call for chapters: The Cinema of Yorgos Lanthimos

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:56am
Eddie Falvey, University of Exeter/Plymouth College of Art
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 26, 2019

The Cinema of Yorgos Lanthimos: A Cinema of Apathy

Edited by Eddie Falvey, University of Exeter/Plymouth College of Art

Studies in Popular Culture: A Call for Submissions for Spring 2020 issue

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:12am
Dr. Lynnette Porter, Editor/Studies in Popular Culture, Popular Culture Assoc in the South
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

Studies in Popular Culture (SiPC) is looking for submissions for the Spring 2020 issue. This journal of the Popular Culture Association in the South (PCAS) publishes articles on popular culture however mediated through film, literature, radio, television, music, graphics, print, practices, associations, events – any of the material or conceptual conditions of life. Contributors include distinguished anthropologists, sociologists, psychologists, cultural geographers, ethnomusicologists, historians, and scholars in comics, communications, film, games, graphics, literature, philosophy, religion, and television.

 

UPDATED CFP KATHRYN BIGELOW CONFERENCE

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 2:24pm
University of Wolverhampton
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

 

Updated Call for Papers

The Second International Conference on Twenty-First Century Film Directors

University of Wolverhampton in collaboration with Light House Media Centre, Wolverhampton presents

Kathryn Bigelow: A Visionary Filmmaker

Thursday July 11th 2019 at Light House Media Centre*, Wolverhampton

Keynotes: Dr Deborah Jermyn, University of Roehampton, London, and Dr Stella Hockenhull, University of Wolverhampton

Aigne - Call for Abstracts (Journal) DEADLINE EXTENSION

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 4:19pm
Aigne
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 2, 2019

FINAL Call for Abstracts (Extended Deadline)Aigne, 2019/2020 IssueTheme: “Crisis: Predicament and Potential”Deadline May 2nd, 2019 

Being Supermen: Representations of Masculinity in Superhero Comics, Television, and Films

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 2:38pm
Rosalind Sibielski
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2019

In “The Effects of Superhero Sagas on Our Gendered Selves,” Elizabeth Behm-Morawitz and Hillary Pennell suggest that superheroes are most often represented across U.S. popular culture texts as “super gendered" in ways that impact how we as a culture “construct gender-related identities, attitudes, and beliefs” by affirming gender norms. While there has been much scholarly analysis of gender identity, presentation, and performance in relation to female superheroes, less critical attention has been paid to examining the cultural function of male superheroes in either affirming or challenging hegemonic masculinity.

CFP: Stephen Graham Jones: Leaving the Shelves Red, (4/20/19; Western Literature Association, 9/18/19-9/21/19

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 2:29pm
The Stephen Graham Jones Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 13, 2019

Rebecca Lush (California State University San Marcos) and Billy J. Stratton (University of Denver) rlush@csusm.edu and bstratt4@du.edu

Call For Papers: Stephen Graham Jones: Painting the Shelves Red.
Western Literature Association 54th Annual Conference, YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, CO, September 18-21, 2019.

 

A Critical Companion to Robert Zemeckis

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 2:39pm
Dr. Antonio Sanna, Prof. Adam Barkman
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2019

A Critical Companion to Robert Zemeckis

edited by Adam Barkman and Antonio Sanna

 

Part of the Critical Companion to Popular Directors series.

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