category: theory

Call for Modernist Studies Book Reviews - Deadline 9th May

full name / name of organization: 
Ecloga : Journal of Literature and the Arts. University of Strathclyde
contact email: 
eclogasnoms@gmail.com

Modernist Studies Special Edition. 2014.
Produced in collaboration with the
Scottish Network of Modernist Studies.

Call for Book Reviews and Review Essays: Culture, Labor and Class

full name / name of organization: 
Working USA: The Journal Of Labor And Society
contact email: 
kroikp@lanecc.edu

Working USA: The Journal Of Labor And Society, a cross-disciplinary, peer-reviewed journal is calling for book reviews and review essays discussing texts relating to the cultural aspects of l

CFP: Intermezzo, new series in longform publication

full name / name of organization: 
Enculturation: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

Enculturation, a Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture, announces the launch of Intermezzo, a series dedicated to publishing long essays – between 20,000 and 80,000 words – that are too long f

[UPDATE] Foundation, special issue on Science Fiction and Videogames (30 Apr 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Science Fiction Foundation
contact email: 
af3pj@virginia.edu

For over half a century—from the spaceship duels of Spacewar! and the attacking waves of the Space Invaders, through to the explorations of the Metroid series and the complex environments of the Bioshock games—electronic gaming has made extensive use of science fictional themes and settings. Likewise, science fiction, in books like Ender’s Game, films like The Last Starfighter, and TV shows like Defiance, has often explored tropes of videogaming within its created worlds. Both regularly, even obsessively, address questions of identity, embodiment, and representation, as well as the constructions and constraints of culture; both are also constituted in the complex and often fraught relations between fan groups and society.

UPDATE: Not of an Age but for All Ages: First International Conference in Iran on Shakespeare Studies. October 22-23, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tehran
contact email: 
msbeyad@ut.ac.ir

Being the first specialized conference on Shakespeare in Iran, this aims to attract the attention of Shakespeare scholars and readers from different countries to exchange professional ideas and give c

Secularity and Faith in Contemporary Literature; Literature and Religion Panel for PAMLA (10/31-11/2 2014); Deadline: May 15, 20

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

We are currently seeking proposals for the Literature and Religion panel at the 2014 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference in Riverside, California.

CFP: 9/11 Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 3-5, 2014); April 30 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association (MPCA)
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The Midwest Popular Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the JW Marriott Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN, this October 3-5 (Friday-Sunday), 2014.

Deadline Extended: Disruptive Time Panel for SLSA October 9-12, Dallas Texas

full name / name of organization: 
April Durham, University of California Riverside
contact email: 
smallwonderfound@gmail.com

Disruptive Time: Queering the Digital and Potentials in Data
Panel Proposal for Annual Meeting
of the Society for Science, Literature, and the Arts
Dallas, TX – October 9-12, 2014

[UPDATE] DIGITAL EMBODIMENT: NEW MEDIA AND MATERIALITY IN THE VISUAL ARTS

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Fletcher / University of Houston
contact email: 
alisonfletcher@mac.com

As part of the Southeast College Art Conference, this panel investigates the connection between materiality and digital media in the visual arts.

Fan Studies Network 2014 Conference, Regent's University, London, UK, 27-28 September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Fan Studies Network
contact email: 
fsnconference@gmail.com

Call for papers: THE FAN STUDIES NETWORK 2014 CONFERENCE
27-28th September 2014
Regent’s University London, UK

Keynote Speakers:
Dr Paul Booth (DePaul University)

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