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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):

Being Supermen: Representations of Masculinity in Superhero Comics, Television, and Films

updated: 
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 2:38pm
Rosalind Sibielski
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2019

In “The Effects of Superhero Sagas on Our Gendered Selves,” Elizabeth Behm-Morawitz and Hillary Pennell suggest that superheroes are most often represented across U.S. popular culture texts as “super gendered" in ways that impact how we as a culture “construct gender-related identities, attitudes, and beliefs” by affirming gender norms. While there has been much scholarly analysis of gender identity, presentation, and performance in relation to female superheroes, less critical attention has been paid to examining the cultural function of male superheroes in either affirming or challenging hegemonic masculinity.

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.

Poetry and Transculturality in Asia and Europe – Philosophical and Psychological aspects

updated: 
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 2:40pm
Interface -Journal of European Languages and Literatures
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Dear Colleagues,

"Interface" calls for papers for Issue 10: Poetry and Transculturality in Asia and Europe – Philosophical and Psychological aspects
Submission Deadline: July 31, 2019

Publication Date: October 2019

Call for Papers

Interface -Journal of European Languages and Literatures (Home page)

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

 

OMNES: The Journal of Multicultural Society, 9(2)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 1:42am
Research Institute of Asian Women
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

 

We are currently accepting manuscripts for OMNES: The Journal of Multicultural Society Vol.9 No.2 that will be published on July 31, 2019. To be considered for the upcoming issue, OMNES 9(2), please submit your manuscript by April 30, 2019. Submissions are open all year round.

 

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