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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.

Queen City Writers Special Issue: call for undergraduate work addressing R/resistance

updated: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:37pm
Queen City Writers
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Queen City Writers, a refereed online journal of undergraduate writing and multimedia composing, seeks submissions that examine aspects and implications of political resistance for an upcoming issue.

 

We seek critical essays informed by research (for our Inquiry section); analytical essays by first-year students (for our Storming the Gate section); brief, personal narratives of writers (for our Snapshots section); and multimodal texts (photo-essays, slideshows, podcasts, videos,  websites, etc.) that consider questions such as:

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline Nov. 15, 2017, SWPACA Conference Feb. 7-10, 2018 Motor Culture and the Road

updated: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:36pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 17, 2017

Call for Papers – DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Motor Culture and the Road

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 deadline: November 15, 2017

CATR2018 conference Call for Open Papers

updated: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:36pm
Canadian Association for Theatre Research
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 8, 2017

Canadian Association for Theatre Research / L’association canadienne de la recherche théâtrale (CATR/ACRT)

Kingston, Ontario @ Isabel Bader Centre for Performing Arts, Queen’s University

Tuesday 29 May – Friday 1 June 2018

 

Call for Papers

DEADLINE 8 DECEMBER 2017

 

La version française suit.

 

Fieldwork: Excavations and Exchanges in Drama, Dance, Theatre, and Performance Studies

Extended CFP - SWPACA Myth and Fairy Tales

updated: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:30pm
Southwest Popular /American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

 

 

Call for Papers – DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Myth and Fairy Tales

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 deadline: October 22, 2017 November 15, 2017

 

THE HUMANITIES AND THE CHALLENGES OF THE NEW EUROPE: CULTURE, LANGUAGES, IDENTITIES. 8th International SELICUP Conference

updated: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:30pm
UIB (University of the Balearic Islands) and SELICUP (Spanish Society for the Study of Popular Culture)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

 

THE HUMANITIES AND THE CHALLENGES OF THE NEW EUROPE: CULTURE, LANGUAGES, IDENTITIES

8th International SELICUP Conference (Spanish Society for the Study of Popular Culture)

Portblue Club Pollentia Resort (Alcudia, Majorca, Spain)

24-26 October 2018

 

 

https://selicup2018.net

 

Analyses/Rereadings/Theories Journal - Call for articles - Open issue

updated: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:29pm
University of Lodz, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 14, 2018

Analyses/Rereadings/Theories (A/R/T Journal; ISSN 2353-6098) is a peer-reviewed open-access journal that has been created with a view to providing a forum for analyzing and discussing issues of immediate relevance for contemporary literary and cultural studies.

The editors would like to invite submission of contributions for its next issue. We invite original articles, reviews and interviews addressing any topics related to Anglophone literature, art, and culture.  

Chicano/a Literature, Film, and Culture

updated: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:28pm
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Call for Papers

Chicano/a Literature, Film, and Culture

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 deadline: November 15, 2017

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