category: religion

Waiting for Utopia: Ireland and the Utopian Impulse, Nov. 20-21, 2015 (Submission deadline: Jun 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Caen Lower Normandy, France
contact email: 
carys.lewis@unicaen.fr; bertrand.cardin@unicaen.fr

However one chooses to look at it, Utopia has a natural inclination towards unrealizable representations. If therefore “Utopia is meta-Utopia” (Robert Nozick), Ireland and Irish culture might still seem to many to occupy the unrepresentable, to be that primary u-topos, a blank spot that successive conjurors of nations have struggled to sell to their own followers, let alone to the rest of the world...

CFP "Studies in Visual Arts and Communication - an international journal"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arts George Enescu, Iasi, Romania
contact email: 
cristina_moraru@rocketmail.com

CFP: Studies in Visual Arts Communication, Vol. 2, No1 (2015)

University of Arts George Enescu, Iasi, Romania
Deadline: May 20, 2015
journalonarts.org

Call for contributed papers

Special Issue: MASCULINITIES

full name / name of organization: 
Writing from Below
contact email: 
S.Abblitt@latrobe.edu.au

Writing from Below calls for submissions for a special themed issue on queer and non-normative masculinities – the diversity of masculinities, the disruption of traditional hegemonic hetero

Request for Proposals - The Intersection of Diplomacy, Development and Defense: Faith and Ethnicity at the Crossroads

full name / name of organization: 
International Center for Ethno-Religious Mediation
contact email: 
icerm@icermediation.org

The International Center for Ethno-Religious Mediation (ICERM) is currently accepting papers for the 2015 Annual International Conference on Ethnic and Religious Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding

PAMLA 2015 (Nov. 6-8) in Portland - America's Obsession with Superheroes (Proposal due by May 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Stonis / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
michelle.stonis@csulb.edu

“Hera, give me strength!” Wonder Woman can do a lot of things, but writing your proposal for this panel isn’t one of them.

[UPDATE] Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century - due date June 3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Reading Queer in Literature, Film and Culture [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
Volume 2, Issue 2 | June/July 2015

FOCUS: Reading Queer in Literature, Film and Culture

CfP. The Third Euroacademia International Conference ‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Us

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

The Third Euroacademia International Conference
‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’

Palazzo Bernardini, Lucca,Tuscany, Italy
19 – 20 June 2015

INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS IN CINEMA, LITERATURE AND VISUAL CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Gilad Padva and Dr. Nurit Buchweitz
contact email: 
giladpadva@gmail.com; nurit@ritukh.co.il

Call for Chapter Proposals: INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS IN CINEMA, LITERATURE AND VISUAL CULTURE

Beyond Nostalgia: Ethics, Politics, and the Critique of Modernity, January 15-16, 2016, New York, NY

full name / name of organization: 
The Telos-Paul Piccone Institute
contact email: 
telosnyc@telosinstitute.net


The Comics of Art Spiegelman [edited volume]

full name / name of organization: 
Georgiana Banita (University of Bamberg, Germany), Lee Konstantinou (University of Maryland, College Park)
contact email: 
metaspiegelman@gmail.com

The importance of Art Spiegelman as a pioneer and theorist of comics is hard to overstate.

Digital Frontiers (5/15/15; 9/17-19/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Frontiers
contact email: 
Spencer.Keralis@unt.edu

Deadline extended to May 15!

ExRe(y). Spaces of Expression and Repression in Post-Millenial North-American Literature and Visual Culture, 7-8 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland
contact email: 
exrey2016@gmail.com

Internationa Conference: ExRe(y). Spaces of Expression and Repression in Post-Millennial North-American Literature and Visual Culture

Maria Curie-Sklodowska University
Lublin, Poland
April 7-8, 2016

Call for papers
MCSU Department of American Literature and Culture in cooperation with Canadian Studies Department and Video Game Research Center is pleased to announce a two-day international conference “ExRe(y). Spaces of Expression and Repression in Post-Millennial North-American Literature and Visual Culture.” The conference will take place in Lublin, Poland, on 7-8 April 2016.
We invite presentations that focus on the forms of expression and repression in American or Canadian literature and visual culture (i.e. film, visual arts, video games, television, and others) spanning the period of the last fifteen years, from the year 2000 to the present day.
Topics may include, but are not limited to the following:
•language as a source and tool of oppression and empowerment
•sexuality: self-expression vs. erotophobia and sexual repression
•mind: creativity and trauma, denial and repressed memory
•the body as a space of self-expression and self-inflicted regimes: dietary and beautification practices, clothing, body modification
•emotional abuse, power, and control relationships
•spaces of confinement: prisons, war zones, refugee camps
•surveillance: panopticons and spaces of control
•political repression and persecution: totalitarianism, autocracy, dictatorship, despotism
•representations of post-millennial watersheds (9/11, Enron, John Jay Report, crisis of 2008)
•new forms of narrative expression (blogs, fan fiction, Twiterature)
•text as an interactive space: ergodic literature, hypertext, cybertext
•video games and virtual worlds as spaces of expression and repression
•cross- and trans-media dialogues (expressing image through text and text through image)

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Prof. Stefan Brandt, Karl-Franzens-Universität, Graz, Austria
Prof. Pawel Frelik, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland

Selected presenters will be invited to participate in a joint book project to be published by Peter Lang in 2017.

Abstracts, including the title of the paper, name of the author(s), and academic affiliation, should be sent to Izabella Kimak and Julia Nikiel to exrey2016@gmail.com by 15 October 2015.

The conference fee of 250 PLN or 65 € covers conference materials, coffee breaks and a wine reception.

Further information is available on the conference website at exrey.umcs.lublin.pl.

[REMINDER] British Literature and Culture: Long-Eighteenth Century PAMLA 2015: Portland Oregon Nov 6-8

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
vab@gwmail.gwu.edu

We are seeking proposals for papers focusing on the literature, culture and social history of the British/Anglophone long-eighteenth century.

CFP: Persona Studies Special Issue: Work(ing) Personas

full name / name of organization: 
Persona Studies Journal
contact email: 
personastudies@deakin.edu.au

Call For Papers: Persona Studies 2015 Issue 2
Special Issue: Work(ing) Personas

Nineteenth Century Popular Culture deadline 5/15 (Midwest PCA/ACA October 1-4, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
eclark@smumn.edu

Call for Papers:
NINETEENTH CENTURY POPULAR CULTURE
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, October 1-4

2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association CFP: Subcultures

full name / name of organization: 
Subcultures Section/ Midwest PCA
contact email: 
shiple18@msu.edu

The Subculture Area of the MPCA/MACA requests 150-250 word proposals for papers to be presented at the 2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference.

Fortean Approaches to the Study of Religion (Deadline for Abstracts, June 15th 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Jack Hunter
contact email: 
discarnates@googlemail.com

CFP: Fortean Approaches to the Study of Religion (Deadline for Abstract Submissions, June 15th 2015)

Currently seeking abstract submissions for inclusion in the following proposed collection:

Visionary Texts, Past and Present: (Re)visionings and (Re)imaginings [August 3/15]

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
contact email: 
pivot@yorku.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

Visionary Texts, Past and Present: (Re)visionings and (Re)imaginings

Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought

America's Obsession with Superheroes

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Stonis / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
michelle.stonis@csulb.edu

“Hera, give me strength!” Wonder Woman can do a lot of things, but writing your proposal for this panel isn’t one of them.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: "HEROES IN POPULAR CULTURE" MPCA/ACA Conference in Cincinnati, OH. Oct. 1-4, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jef Burnham, DePaul University
contact email: 
jburnha1@depaul.edu

Extended Deadline: May 15, 2015
Submit to: Submissions.mpcaaca.org

[UPDATE} Extended Deadline - May 15: Area of Whedon Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
kwhaleyuky@gmail.com

Topics include any aspect of Joss Whedon’s television and web texts (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, Serenity, Dr.

[UPDATE] [NEW EMAIL ADDRESS] CFP War and Peace in Early Modern Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
warandpeaceconference@qub.ac.uk

CFP ‘War and Peace in Early Modern Literature and Culture’

Call for book chapters - Shakespeare: New Critical Perspectives - abstracts by 1 June, papers due 31 October

full name / name of organization: 
Petar Penda
contact email: 
petar.penda@unibl.rs

I am working on an edited book to mark 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death to be published by a UK publisher in 2016.

Fashion and Material Culture Area at Midwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

FASHION AND MATERIAL CULTURE
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, October 1-4, 2015
Cincinnati, OH
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Deadline: May 15, 2015

UCLA Mediascape Journal "Meta" Section Call For Papers Due June 30th

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Los Angeles - School of Film, Televsion an Digital Media
contact email: 
mediascape.meta@gmail.com

Mediascape – META Section Call for Papers 2015 – Topic: “Time”

“Devilishly Human” – Manifestations of Evil in Contemporary Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salzburg and Salzburg Institute of Religion, Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
symposium@salzburg-institute.org

CFP: “Devilishly Human” – Manifestations of Evil in Contemporary Cultures - Fourth Salzburg Institute Symposium, University of Salzburg, Austria, July 23, 2015

Transforming Male Devotional Practices from the Medieval to the Early Modern, 16th and 17th September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Huddersfield
contact email: 
devotionalpracticeconference@gmail.com

This conference at the University of Huddersfield is co-hosted with the Universities of Reading and Liverpool Hope.

QUEER THEORY: Reading Queer in Literature, Film and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies [http://theapollonian.in]
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (ISSN 2393-9001)
Call for Papers
Volume 2, Issue 2 | June-July 2015

FOCUS: Reading Queer in Literature, Film and Culture

UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE - 2015 MPCA URBAN STUDIES

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/ MPCA/ACA
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
Urban Studies
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

CFP for Edited Collection: Monstrous Moral Messengers: Supernatural Figures in Children’s Picture Books and Early Readings, Dea

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Ormandy
contact email: 
monstrousmessengers@gmail.com

Picture books and early readers carry all the weight of parental authority, and are essential tools in the learning process for our children.

[UPDATE] Wreck Park Journal Deadline for Summer Issue Approaching (May 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark.criticism@gmail.com

Wreck Park is a double-blind, peer reviewed publication run out of Binghamton, New York.

BIRTH STUDIES AREA MPCA/ACA Oct. 1-4, 2015 (new deadline: May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd A. Comer
contact email: 
proftod@gmail.com

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Oct. 1-4, 2015
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, Cincinnati, OH
Deadline: May 15, 2015

CFP - The Value of Survival

full name / name of organization: 
MANCEPT Workshops 2015
contact email: 
thevalueofsurvival@gmail.com

CFP - The Value of Survival
MANCEPT Workshops 2015
Tuesday 1st-Thursday 3rd September

Convenors: Carlo Burelli (carlo.burelli@unimi.it), Marco Piasentier (marco.piasentier@gmail.com)

The Crucible of Calamity: Crisis and Identity Formation in 19th Century America (C19 Proposed Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Rattner, The University of Memphis
contact email: 
krattner@memphis.edu

Writing has long been a means of ordering human thought and working to harness meaning into a cohesive explanation or narrative.

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