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Black Power/Black Super Powers

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 4:04pm
Northeast Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 18, 2018

Papers are solicited for the Race and Ethnicity panel of the Northeast Popular Culture Association conference at Worcester State University on October 19/20, 2018.  With this year's success of the BLACK PANTHER film and the BLACK LIGHTNING television series, the role of black heroes engaging radical liberatory politics has taken on a very public presence.  Engaging resonances with The Black Panthers and their political presence, both of these popular culture superheroes (among others) represent many of the same culture-based politics and performances as real-world resistance movements such as #BlackLivesMatter, as well as literary iterations of black liberation implicated in the Afrofuturism movement.  Papers are solicited especially on any aspect of blac

The Fates of Frankenstein

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:31pm
Edinburgh Napier University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

Call for papers

Conference: The Fates of Frankenstein

23-24 November 2018, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh

2018 sees a flourishing crop of events commemorating, one way or another, the bicentenary of Frankenstein’s publication. The Fates of Frankenstein is a two-day conference about adaptations and appropriations of Shelley’s novel.

Hoodwinking Higher Education: Deviant Behavior and Academia

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:30pm
Salvador Jimenez Murguía, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Sociology Akita International University Yuwa, Akita-city 010-1292 Japan
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 10, 2018

Call for Chapters in and Edited Volume

Hoodwinking Higher Education: Deviant Behavior and Academia

I am seeking contributors to an edited volume on academic deviance titled, Hoodwinking Higher Education: Deviant Behavior and Academia.

My own current involvement in this project stems from substantial fieldwork on the topic, in particular fraudulent academic conferences that offer various amenities such as vacation/tourist packages; guaranteed acceptance for participation; guaranteed publications in conference proceedings; invitations for future keynote speaking engagements; all at the expense of allocated college/university research budgets.

'Stars and Screen' | Film and Media History Conference, September 27-29, 2018 - CFP Due: June 15

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:25pm
Rowan University / CCCA Department of Radio-Television-Film
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Film and Media History Conference
September 27-29, 2018
Rowan University Glassboro, NJ

Stars and Screen

https://starsandscreen.blogspot.com/

The “Stars and Screen” Film and Media History Conference is an Interdisciplinary Symposium dedicated to Film History, Archival Research, Cinema and Media History.

MLA 2019 Chicago: Fandom Spaces

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:23pm
Susan M. Strayer
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

The history of fandom within children’s and young adult literature and media has grown exponentially in the last thirty years.  The advent of the Internet created new avenues for fans to express their love for their favorite stories and characters as well as connect with other fans to discuss the pros and cons of certain elements of the plot. 

Call for Reviews: Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:48am
Matthew Johnson / SIUE
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Journal of Gaming & Virtual Worlds

 

(ISSN: 1757191X / Online ISSN: 17571928)

 

As Reviews Editor for the Journal of Gaming & Virtual Worlds, I am always seeking reviewers for game/gaming-related academic books, websites, communities, and “popular” books, in addition to reviews of virtual environments and, of course, videogames (recent or older, single- or multiplayer, across all platforms).  If you are interested in writing a videogame-related or virtual space-related review, please email Matthew Johnson <matjohn @ siue . edu >.  Happy to entertain questions.

 

The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968): Half a Century Onward

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:46am
Sheffield Hallam University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The Charge of the Light Brigade: Half a Century Onward

A One-Day Symposium

Friday 18 May 2018, The Void Cinema, Sheffield Hallam University

 

Next year sees the fiftieth anniversary of the release of Woodfall Films’ epic production The Charge of the Light Brigade. While the film suffered from director Tony Richardson’s fractious relationship with the critics when it first appeared, it has subsequently assumed a totemic significance in British cinema history, embracing the anti-imperial values of the 1960s counter-culture in its depiction of one of the great disasters of British military history.

Victorian Animal Encounters

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:00am
University of Portsmouth
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Victorian Animal Encounters: A one day conference University of Portsmouth UK, 4 May 2018  Keynote speaker: Dr Jane Hamlett, Royal Holloway “I went to show my friend Pigott the grave of the illustrious Shelley. Approaching the resting-place of the divine poet in a bright sunlight, the finest black Tom you ever saw discovered at an incredible distance that a catanthropist had entered the cemetery—rushed up at a gallop with his tail at right-angles to his spine—turned over on his back with his four paws in the air, and said in the language of cats: ‘Shelley be hanged! Come and tickle me!’ I stooped and tickled him. We were both profoundly affected.” (Wilkie Collins, letter to his mother, 1866).

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