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SUMMER PROGRAM in Queer and Feminist Narrative Theories -- DEADLINE EXTENDED

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 2:38pm
Project Narrative
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017

Project Narrative Summer Institute (PNSI) is a two-week workshop at Ohio State University that offers faculty and advanced graduate students in any discipline the opportunity for an intensive study of core concepts and issues in narrative theory. The focus for summer 2017 will be Queer and Feminist Narrative Theories: Interdisciplinary Methodologies and will be held from Monday, July 10 through Friday, July 21.

EnGendered Borders

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 2:39pm
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 13, 2017

In a 2016 music video, “Borders”, the ever-controversial M.I.A., herself a Tamil refugee, comments on the gendered aspects of Western anxieties in the on-going refugee ‘crisis’: images of endless masses of all-male refugees of colour resonate with right-wing myths of uncivilized brown invaders, stealing jobs, raping white women and undermining Euro-American gender progressivism. In fact, gender issues are a constitutive force not only in refugee status and immigration law, but also in media discourses and popular knowledge production about refugees.

The Alt-Right in Popular Culture

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 2:39pm
Katlyn Williams/The University of Iowa
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

Over the past few years, a loosely defined group that has since come to be referred to as “the alt-right” began to receive increased attention and scrutiny in the American media. The group presents itself to the public as an alternative to the mainstream conservatism of the contemporary Republican Party, and is an amorphous mass of people, largely associated with Internet social media platforms. The alt-right appears to be motivated by white nationalism, antigovernment conspiracy theory, xenophobia, and an opposition to identity politics.

Suicide in Popular Culture - NEPCA 2017

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Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 9:27pm
Mike Alvarez / University of Massachusetts Amherst
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association's (NEPCA) 2017 conference will be held at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Friday, October 27th, and Saturday, October 28th, and I am seeking submissions for a pre-constituted panel on "Suicide in Popular Culture." The panel will explore the history, aesthetics, and ethics of representing suicide, in various cultural registers, including but not limited to: literature, film, television, music, theatrical productions, dance, visual and sequential art, video games, etc. Panelists can focus on the industries that produce/silence suicide narratives, the content of those narratives, and/or the audiences who extract meaning from them.

Musicals at the Margins

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Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:19pm
Martha Shearer
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 17, 2017

MUSICALS AT THE MARGINS

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS

Black Mirror: Special Issue of Supernatural Studies

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Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:07pm
Supernatural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 15, 2017

Call For Papers: Fall/Winter 2017 Special Issue of Supernatural StudiesBlack Mirror: Supernatural as Near-Future Technology

Guest editor Bethany Holmstrom, Assistant Professor of English, LaGuardia Community College, CUNY

Theorising the Popular 2017 - Registration Now Open

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Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:18pm
Liverpool Hope University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 12, 2017

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN:

 

THEORISING THE POPULAR 2017, 21-22 JUNE

Liverpool Hope University

 

This is a reminder that registration for Theorising the Popular 2017 is now open.

Now in its 7th year, Theorising the Popular is an annual international conference organised by the Popular Culture Research Group at Liverpool Hope University. The primary aim of the conference is to highlight the intellectual originality, depth and breadth of 'popular' disciplines, as well as their academic relationship with 'traditional' subjects.  

The conference will be held at Liverpool Hope's main campus, Hope Park, and will run from 21-22 June 2017. 

 

CFP: Young Adult Literature for PAMLA Conference 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii (11/10-12/2017)

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Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:19pm
Kate Carnell Watt, University of California, Riverside
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

The Young Adult Literature session invites your proposal on any theme or topic of study pertaining to the vibrant field of YA literature and culture. We welcome engaging, provocative analyses of YA literature and texts (including graphic novels, comic books, video games, and/or films). Proposals attending to the conference theme "The Sense of Sight: Visuality, Visibility, and Ways of Seeing" are especially welcome.

Individual paper presentations will be between 15 and 20 minutes long. Please submit proposals via the online system by May 21, 2017. The PAMLA 2017 Conference will be held at the lovely Chaminade University of Honolulu (with the official conference hotel being the Ala Moana) from Friday, November 10 to Sunday, November 12.

CFP: Video Game Studies: The Visual Politics of Play for PAMLA Conference 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii (11/10-12/2017)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:19pm
Daniel Ante-Contreras, University of California, Riverside
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

This session is interested in both analysis of games and the gaming industry and the visibility and role of “video game studies” as an institutional entity. It seeks papers willing to engage with the intersections of visuality and play in games and game studies as they are and as they might be. 

Individual paper presentations will be between 15 and 20 minutes long. Please submit proposals via the online system by May 21, 2017. The PAMLA 2017 Conference will be held at the lovely Chaminade University of Honolulu (with the official conference hotel being the Ala Moana) from Friday, November 10 to Sunday, November 12.

Paper proposals must be made via our online system found here:

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