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Call for Publications: Verge 5.2 (Forgetting Wars)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:06am
Verge: Studies in Global Asias
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Verge Issue 5.2 - Forgetting Wars

Edited by Tina Chen (Penn State), Josephine Park (UPenn), and We Jung Yi (Penn State)

Essay Abstracts on the Work of Elmore Leonard

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:06am
Charles J. Rzepka/Boston University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Call for Articles

 

for an anthology or special journal issue of critical essays on 

 

Elmore Leonard (1925-2013)

 

Call for Panelists: Transgender Identity Politics

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:06am
Trans(form)ing Queer: The 11th Annual DC Queer Studies Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 17, 2017

In 2016, a viral The New York Times op-ed by political scientist Mark Lilla called for “The End of Identity Liberalism,” the political formation putatively at the root of Donald Trump’s election. The author claimed the U.S. must enter a “post-identity liberalism” in order to avoid the rampant fascism of modernity. He emphasizes majoritarian logics in order for progressives to center “the issues that affect a vast majority of them” as focusing on identity “can drive potential allies away,” providing the example of bathrooms being tiresome for (cisgender) voters to hear about.

GU EGSA Annual Conference 2018: New Biopolitics - DEADLINE EXTENDED

updated: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 2:36pm
Georgetown University English Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

***EXTENDED DEADLINE***

New Biopolitics

An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

 

 

Alfred Hitchcock Call for Papers

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:19am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Call for Papers—Deadline Extended

Alfred Hitchcock

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

 

UPDATE: The Velvet Light Trap Issue 83 - Politics of Space and Place

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:06am
The Velvet Light Trap
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

The Velvet Light Trap Issue 83 - Politics of Space and Place

At the outset of Space and Place: The Perspective of Experience, Yi-Fu Tuan observes, "Space and place are basic components of the lived world; we take them for granted. When we think about them, however, they may assume unexpected meanings and raise questions we have not thought to ask." Power relations are often negotiated through space and embedded in place, and these dynamics resonate through and within media. As such, media studies stands to offer an important contribution to the critical study of space and place, just as this important area of study may help us to reorient and reimagine foundational premises and concerns within our field.

Ethnicity and Immigration in the Midwest

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:20am
Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature/American Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Call for Papers

“Ethnicity and Immigration in the Midwest”

Sponsored by the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature

American Literature Association Annual Conference

San Francisco, California

May 24-27, 2018

 

Performance Matters Special Issue on 21st-century shifts in Spectatorship and Audience Research

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:05am
Centre for Spectatorship and Audience Research
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

We are inviting contributions for an upcoming special issue of Performance Matters that will explore whether and how the rapid emergence and persistence of new media and technologies shifts how we conceive of and learn about spectatorship. We are interested in how the context of being a spectator may have changed spectatorship itself in the 21st century.

CALL FOR ARTICLES

#Resist: Protest and Resistance Media in Brexit Britain and Trump-era USA

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:05am
Centre for Media Research, and the Arts and Humanities Research Institute Ulster University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Summary:

We invite papers that explore protest and resistance in relation to Brexit Britain and the Trump-era United States. We are interested in media created in response to these seismic periods of political change, media created in the period leading up to them, and media that more broadly deals with themes related to populism, politics, and power. As well as discussing media that can be seen as protest or resistance, this event will consider media forms that fail to resist, or those that merely hint at protest. In doing this we can also consider the responsibility of media creators to engage in and respond to political shifts and crises.

Call for Abstracts: Egyptian Film Posters

updated: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:05am
City Lights Posters
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

City Lights Posters invites submissions for its debut special anthology publication, devoted to a wide ranging and multi-layered assessment of Egyptian film posters from the 1930s to 1980s.

 Articles should be written in English or Arabic. Articles must be informative and intellectually stimulating, yet entertaining and highly readable to reach a wider audience.

 

Indicative list of appropriate subjects:

 1 - The history of Egyptian film posters: historical development of the craft of poster making, biographical accounts of distinguished poster artists, etc.

2 - Representations of gender, class, nation, ideology, or religion in posters.

The IAFOR Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities 2018: Recentering: Asian Spaces, Cultures and Ideas in the 21st Century

updated: 
Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 8:00am
The International Academic Forum/Kobe, Japan, March 30-April 1, 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 11, 2018

Call for Papers

Abstract Submission Deadline: January 11, 2018

If globalisation is characterised by simultaneous networks of information, has the concept of centres become obsolete? Or do certain recent geopolitical developments – the fading of America’s “global leadership” being counterbalanced by the rise of China’s, the latter’s new Belt and Road Initiative promising to become a new Silk Road, Britain’s exit from the EU, and the newly proposed trade agreements between Japan and Europe – put the world on the verge of a radical recentering? Will the burgeoning mega-cities in Asia displace the traditional nation-state in the competition for capital, status and enhanced technologies?