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Call for Papers: Mothers, Motherhood, & Mothering in Popular Culture - EXTENDED!

updated: 
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 5:43pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Mothers, Motherhood, and Mothering in Popular Culture

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 15, 2018!

 

**[EXTENDED DEADLINE]** EDITED VOLUME, CINEMA LIBERATION THEOLOGY

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 10:09am
Anthony Ballas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 15, 2018

This collection seeks 4,000-6,000 word chapters on cinema and liberation theology for an edited collection which a major academic publisher is interested in. 

This collection focuses on liberation narratives which are in some way related to or inspired by religious traditions/literatures/practices/discourses from around the world. The films and analyses need not be explicitly religious in content, but need only to be argued in the context of liberation with theology, spirituality, or divinity.

Thinking through the Child Protagonist: Films for Critical Thinking and Creativity

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:37am
Ericka Knudson (Harvard University) NeMLA 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

In today’s global society, understanding different cultures as we interact and construct our beliefs and identities has never been more important. As educators, our responsibility to guide students in developing critical thinking in their consumption of visual media is crucial to their ability to appreciate different perspectives. While teachers may recognize intuitively the power of film to expose students to other languages and cultures, examining the benefits of using it to develop students’ creativity and analytical skills can help maximize its effectiveness in the classroom.

World Literature and the Internationalization of Nationalism

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 10:04am
ACLA 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

The resurgence in the early 2000s of “World Literature” as a theoretical framework and institutional practice was coeval with another capacious category also prominent in the debates of those years: globalization.

Science Fiction, Radical Visioning, and Social Justice (Panel for ICFA 40)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 10:58am
Karina A. Vado
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 19, 2018

Panel for the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA) 40: Politics and Conflict

Orlando, Florida

March 13-16, 2019

Extended abstract submission deadline: Friday, October, 19th.

The Visible Cities': Teaching Language and Culture through the City

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:26am
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Most language teachers think that cities, in all their aspects, are an important and rich resource for the language classroom. The study of a city, what we can see in a movie or read in a literary work, exposes students to authentic language and offers plenty of material to be integrated in the classroom. Cities are privileged windows through which students have the opportunity to address historical, political, artistic and social issues. Moreover, there are many elements inside the city that have the potential of making students aware of the importance of intercultural proficiency and can stimulate their interest in the culture of the target language. 

Everyone Has a Voice!: Listening, Empowerment, Confrontation, Healing

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 10:00am
The Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning of the National Council of Teachers of English
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 6, 2019

Every One Has a Voice!:

Listening, Empowerment, Confrontation, Healing

 

The 25th annual summer conference of The Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

of the National Council of Teachers of English (www.aepl.org)

June 20-23, 2019, YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, CO

 

If we really want to change things…, it’s going to start at the grassroots level,

Call for Papers: Collection on Altered Carbon

updated: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 9:44am
Aldona Kobus, Lukasz Muniowski
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 25, 2018

Call for Papers – Altered Carbon

 

Abstracts are sought for a collection of philosophical essays related to the Netflix Original series Altered Carbon (2018). Since season two starts shooting in October and is supposed to be released in the first half of 2019, we feel that a collection of academic articles about the first season would be in order around the same time. One acclaimed academic publisher has already expressed interest in the collection.