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CFP: Children, Youth, and International Television

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 9:25am
debbie olson
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

Call for submissions to a collection which critically examines programs that prominently feature children in international (i.e. non-American) television. Programs may include those targeted to children, or those programs targeted to adults but contain child characters. We invite submissions on programs from Canada, the UK, Continental Europe, Australasia, Africa, Asia, Central and South America, and the Middle East. These essays will explore how international television has been a significant conduit for the public consumption of changing ideas about children and childhood, and will connect relevant events, attitudes, or anxieties within their respective countries of origin to an analysis of children or childhood in international programs.

Panel, Women of the Avant-Garde and Political Dissent: Resisting Power from the Margins

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 9:23am
SAMLA 90, Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and their Allies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 4, 2018

This panel examines the role of avant-garde women in confronting models of gender, domesticity and political practices safeguarded by patriarchal society. From the margins of vanguardism women effectively engaged in syndicalist and anarchist movements that reacted to state politics, while urging the importance of launching social reforms and radical art. This panel will thus provide an overview of artists who participated in a variety of experimental trends such as Cubism, Futurism, Expressionism, Imagism, Vorticism, Dadaism and Surrealism, among others.

Siblings on Stage and Screen

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 7:03am
Dr Katie Barnett, Dr Sharon Young / University of Worcester
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 27, 2018

University of Worcester (UK), September 5th 2018


This one day symposium aims to explore the relatively under-developed study of siblings in visual culture and performance.


In drama, family relationships are both ubiquitous and complex and whether a Renaissance revenge tragedy or a play by Harold Pinter, the plot often pivots on the loyalty or jealousy between siblings, confusion caused by twins or conflict prompted by illegitimacy. Whilst there have been many explorations of the role of siblings in Shakespeare, the examination of sibling relationships in its many forms, remains a fruitful area of discussion for plays from the sixteenth to twenty-first century.


(IN)VISIBILE CITIES: SUBJECTS, GAZES. Metropoles and the point of view

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:53am
de genere. Journal of Literary, Postcolonial and Gender Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018


Metropoles and the point of view


Edited by Giorgio de Marchis and Maria Paola Guarducci


Joint SALA-MLA panel: Image-Text Encounters in South Asian Graphic Narratives

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:36am
South Asian Literary Association and Modern Language Association Joint Panel
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Papers invited for the joint (guaranteed) South Asian Literary Association-MLA panel exploring the incorporation of South Asian visual and literary traditions in the subcontinent’s comics. Inspired by the MLA 2019 theme of “textual transactions,” this panel explores the constitutive relations among South Asian graphic narratives and the region’s local, folk and national visual as well as literary cultures. This panel is interested in teasing out what makes South Asian graphic narratives' image-text interactions distinct from that of Western comics. What visual frames of reference do they rely on? How are image and text mutually constitutive in Indian graphic narratives?

PCAS conference Panel: Bad Boys in Sports

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:36am
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

“Bad Boys” and Girls in Sports


DIGITAL engAGEment Conference: Media. Literate. #activist.

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:36am
Brooklyn College M.S. in Media Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 19, 2018

Call For Proposals:

DIGITAL engAGEment:  Media. Literate. #activist

Conference Date:  May 18, 2018

Conference Location:  25 Broadway, New York, NY

Deadline for proposals:  March 19, 2018 via email (please see below)

Digital Spatiality

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:35am
Dr Martin Roth, University of Leipzig
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018


“Digital Spatiality”

A special issue of Asiascape: Digital Asia


Guest Editors:

Dr. Rahul K. Gairola, Murdoch University, Australia

Dr. Martin Roth, University of Leipzig, Germany


Digital technologies, namely the “internet,” have catalyzed a dramatic shift in the production of space and how we conceive it. They are ambiguous at their borders, at once expanding yet shrinking notions of home and homeland, of the local and the global, and of the intangible and the material. Such fuzziness and shifting boundaries generate new spatial relations on multiple layers which we call “digital spatialities.”