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Call for chapters: The Cinema of Yorgos Lanthimos

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:56am
Eddie Falvey, University of Exeter/Plymouth College of Art
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 26, 2019

The Cinema of Yorgos Lanthimos: A Cinema of Apathy

Edited by Eddie Falvey, University of Exeter/Plymouth College of Art

The Gothic Panel at PAMLA 2019

updated: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:46am
Tanner Sebastian, The University of Nevada, Reno
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is looking for papers on gothic literature and the gothic in media for its 2019 conference November 14-17 in San Diego, California. We invite proposals for papers dealing with Gothic literature, culture, and film. This session welcomes proposals on a wide variety of topics, with particular consideration granted to papers that explore gothic children's literature or that engage with the 2019 conference theme of "Send In the Clowns." Possible foci might include adaptations, audience/reception studies, children's gothic, and emotional portrayals in relation to the Gothic. Potential subjects may include, but are not limited to:

Teaching Nabokov's Lolita in the #MeToo Era

updated: 
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 9:23am
Elena Sommers/ Rochester Institute of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Call for papers (edited volume):

Teaching Nabokov’s Lolita in the #MeToo Era

Editor: Dr. Elena Rakhimova-Sommers

 The volume seeks essays that explore the experience of teaching Lolita in the #MeToo Era.

CFP: Arts Special Issue: World War, Art, and Memory: 1914 to 1945

updated: 
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 9:07am
Andrew M. Nedd
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

The two world wars of the first half of the twentieth century, World War I (1914-1918) and World War II (1939 - 1945), wrought extraordinary levels of destruction. Much of the artistic production during the period reflected grim and complicated realities, while a number of works of art of the post-war period played a role in the memorialization of the wars or served as critical commentary on the wars’ historical legacies. We are calling for article proposals that explore how art expressed the collective experience and memory of these two monumentally important global conflagrations and of conflicts that occurred in the interwar years.

Cultural Reflections on Science and Technology: 17th Century to the Present

updated: 
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 2:40pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Langauge Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

Seeking 15-minute conference paper presentations about how literature, film, the visual arts, or other cultural products have documented, challenged, and influenced the cultural adaption of scientific practices and products from the rise of the scientific method in 17thcentury to the present day. Presentations may reflect on the range of human emotions prompted by the changes brought to culture by science and technology, from horror and anxiety to humor and hope. Of interest also are presentations that give consideration to key moments in the integration of technology into culture as reflected upon in works of literature, art, film, etc.

Possible paper topics include (but are not limited to):

Avant-Garde Humor and Political Aesthetics

updated: 
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 2:37pm
PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 10, 2019

This panel explores the interconnection of avant-garde humor with forms of political action that defied conventional art and lifestyles. The significance of the comical aspect centers on a greater understanding of experimental practices as cases that unsettle the establishment. Literally meaning “advance guard” in French, the term holds a military sense that applies to artists and works characterized by their combative nature and their tendency to question the acceptability of norms and traditional aesthetic genres. Avant-garde artists made use of humor as a political weapon that destabilized the status quo by challenging bourgeois values and promoting radical reforms on a sociocultural level.

Brexit Wounds: Loving/Leaving the EU

updated: 
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 4:14pm
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 6, 2019

CFP Special Journal Edition 

Brexit Wounds: Cultural responses to Leaving the EU  

Editors:

 

Dr Eleanor Byrne, Senior Lecturer in English, Manchester Met

Dr Fionna Barber, Reader in Art History, Manchester School of Art

 

Medievalism in America Panelist Needed (Please Respond by 20 April 2019)

updated: 
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 2:22pm
Michael Torregrossa / Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 20, 2019

Medievalism in America Panelist Needed

Please Respond by 20 April 2019

 

The Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture is organizing a panel on American medievalisms for a session at the June meeting of the New England American Studies Association at Fitchburg State University (Fitchburg, MA) on Saturday, June 8.

 

We are in need of a third presenter. Please contact us ASAP at medievalinpopularculture@gmail.com.

 

Michael Torregrossa

Founder, Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture

 

 

CFP: Stephen Graham Jones: Leaving the Shelves Red, (4/20/19; Western Literature Association, 9/18/19-9/21/19

updated: 
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 2:29pm
The Stephen Graham Jones Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 13, 2019

Rebecca Lush (California State University San Marcos) and Billy J. Stratton (University of Denver) rlush@csusm.edu and bstratt4@du.edu

Call For Papers: Stephen Graham Jones: Painting the Shelves Red.
Western Literature Association 54th Annual Conference, YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, CO, September 18-21, 2019.

 

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