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The Uses of Color in US Popular Cultural Production and Representation

updated: 
Monday, May 10, 2021 - 4:50am
PopMeC peer-reviewed academic blog (ISSN 2660-8839)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 11, 2021

A dark urban setting scattered with dots of light. Yellow gas flames shoot up against a glowing red horizon, creating an almost hellish feel. Flying cars pierce the atmosphere, revealing the orange smog haze that reappears in urban sequences throughout the movie. As the camera moves closer to futuristic, monumental buildings, cold white beams of light transition to interiors dominated by blue hues. Sequences in the Tyrell Corporation are marked by cool tones as opposed to Deckard’s warm-toned private spaces. How would we feel and think about a cult film like Blade Runner (1982) if cinematographic choices about color had been made differently?

Exploring Motherly Instincts: Representation of Mothers in Indian Cinema

updated: 
Monday, May 10, 2021 - 12:49am
Cafe Dissensus
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Issue 63: April 2022: Exploring Motherly Instincts: Representation of Mothers in Indian Cinema [Last date for submission: 28 February, 2022; Date of publication: 1 April, 2022]

Guest-Editor: Srija Sanyal, Research Scholar, Ronin Institue, USA.

Concept Note:

Call for Chapters - Pastoral and Anti-Pastoral: Exploring the Representation of City and the Village in Literature ( DEADLINE EXTENDED to 15 May 2021)

updated: 
Sunday, May 9, 2021 - 9:57am
Dr. Shubhanku Kochar/ Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University and Dr. Neepa Sarkar/ Mount Carmel College, Bangalore
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 15, 2021

The Twentieth century saw the rapid development of the city and its impact on the socio-cultural fabric of nations manifested in the social and cultural ways of living. The city came to be represented as an urban wasteland and the loss and moving away from the pastoral was eulogised in many texts. These texts looked into the anonymity of the individual in the milieu of the city where the older closed bonds of the familiar rural community got replaced by the unfamiliar existence. The village was seen as an idyllic space nurturing the humans towards an organic and symbiotic coexistence and ways of living.

CFP Summer 2021 - General Submission

updated: 
Saturday, May 8, 2021 - 2:44am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 10, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS – Summer 2021

Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open access academic e-journal, invites original and unpublished research papers and book reviews from various interrelated disciplines including, but not limited to, literature, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, history, sociology, law, ecology, environmental science, and economics.

Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies 2021: Reviews (EXTENDED DEADLINE)

updated: 
Friday, May 7, 2021 - 1:26pm
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, a peer-reviewed academic journal edited by graduate students at the University of Iowa and dedicated to publishing cultural studies scholarship from both established and emerging scholars, is currently soliciting book reviews for our upcoming issue: Justice Framed. Reviewers must be post-comprehensive exam scholars, and reviews must not be previously published elsewhere. The deadline for reviews is June 1, 2021.

 

We are particularly interested in reviews of the following texts:

 

Relative Races: Genealogies of Interracial Kinship in Nineteenth-Century America by Brigitte Fielder (Duke University Press, 2020)

Extended Deadline: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: British Literature and Culture: Long 18th Century (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 5:04am
John Beynon, California State University - Fresno
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Session: British Literature and Culture: Long 18th Century

Contacts: John Beynon, California State University - Fresno (jbeynon@csufresno.edu)

Extended Deadline: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: Children's Literature (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 5:03am
Craig Svonkin, Metropolitan State University of Denver
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Session: British Literature and Culture: To 1700

Contacts: Craig Svonkin, Metropolitan State University of Denver (director@pamla.org)

Call for submissions: Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics

updated: 
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 5:11pm
Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 1, 2022

The editors invite contributions to Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics, an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to pursuing fundamental questions on the forms and functions of the symbolic. Symbolism publishes high-profile research on topics related to the use of figurative language, thought and signification in artistic expression and representation. While maintaining a strong literary focus, the annual also inquires into practices of the symbolic across discourses in media ranging from the cinema and painting to opera, sculpture and other arts.

Rethinking Space Beyond the Pandemic

updated: 
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 3:33pm
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 10, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

Rethinking Space Beyond the Pandemic

 

The present epoch will perhaps be above all the epoch of space.
— Michel Foucault

Extended Deadline: Call for Session Proposals, 53rd Annual NeMLA Convention

updated: 
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 11:56am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 20, 2021

The 53rd Northeast Modern Language Association Convention will take place March 10 to 13, 2022, in Baltimore, MD.  We are delighted to announce that Professor Judith Butler will be our 2022 keynote! And Valeria Luiselli, author of the prize-winning Lost Children Archive (the 2022 novel for “NeMLA Reads Together”), will give our opening address. The session proposal deadline has been extended to May 20, 2021!

Dis/quieting Imaginings of Childhood in South Asia

updated: 
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 1:30am
The Critical Childhoods and Youth Studies Collective (CCYSC)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 27, 2021

We are excited to announce the CCYSC Blog Theme for June 2021: "Dis/quieting Imaginings of Childhood in South Asian Fiction and Film."

Identify: Global Perspectives on Identity Constructs, Value, and Intersectionality

updated: 
Monday, May 3, 2021 - 6:38pm
University of Charleston - School of Business and Leadership
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Abstracts and articles are invited for inclusion in chapter form for an academic book, to be published with the title Identify: Global Perspectives on Identity Constructs, Value, and Intersectionality.

Please visit https://app.oxfordabstracts.com/stages/2849/submitter to log in or sign up for access to Oxford Abstracts, where you can submit.

Call for Chapters – Cultural Representations of the Second Wife

updated: 
Monday, May 3, 2021 - 3:31am
Jo Parnell
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Announcement: Call-for-Papers

 

This slightly revised call is for abstracts for a scholarly, international edited collection entitled, Cultural Representations of the Second Wife: Literature, Stage, and Screen.

 

Currently I am seeking a number of academics and professionals in the field who might like to send me an abstract for consideration for inclusion in the book.

 

Due to effects of the covid-19 pandemic 2020-21, and the strain this has placed on people and businesses (including academics and universities world-wide), the deadline for abstracts for this project has been extended.

 

New deadline for abstract submissions: 15 September 2021

Journal of Dracula Studies [DEADLINE EXTENDED to 6/1/21]

updated: 
Sunday, May 2, 2021 - 12:10pm
Anne DeLong/Curt Herr/ Transylvanian Society of Dracula
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

We invite manuscripts of scholarly articles (4000-6000 words) on any of the following: Bram Stoker, the novel Dracula, the historical Dracula, the vampire in folklore, fiction, film, popular culture, and related topics.
Submissions should be sent electronically (as an e-mail attachment in .doc or .rtf). Please indicate the title of your submission in the subject line of your e-mail.
Please follow MLA style.
Contributors are responsible for obtaining any necessary permissions and ensuring observance of copyright.
Manuscripts will be peer-reviewed independently by at least two scholars in the field.
Copyright for published articles remains with the author.

(ONLINE) FAKE NEWS AND AUTHENTICITY International Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Sunday, May 2, 2021 - 8:34am
InMind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Conferenc Online (via Zoom): 20-21 May 2021

Scientific Committee:

Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk, Poland

M.A. Marlena Hetman - Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland  

 

CFP:

Call for Abstracts: Bonds Forged in Fire!!: Exploring the Social Networks and Social Distances in the Harlem Renaissance Era and Beyond

updated: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021 - 10:01am
The Langston Hughes Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 4, 2021

Bonds Forged in Fire!!: Exploring the Social Networks and Social Distances in the Harlem Renaissance Era and Beyond
A Special Session for the Langston Hughes Society at the 93rd SAMLA Convention

November 4-6, 2021
Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel and Conference Center

Special Issue: Post-Normative?

updated: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021 - 1:37am
South Atlantic Review
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

South Atlantic Review Special Issue: “Post-Normative?”

Guest Editors: Horacio Sierra, Bowie State University & Austin Svedjan, Louisiana State University

The 1898 Wilmington Massacre: Critical Explorations of Insurrection, Black Resilience, and Black Futures

updated: 
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 12:48pm
Tiffany Gilbert & Lynn Mollenauer
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 15, 2021

Call for Chapter Proposals

The 1898 Wilmington Massacre: Critical Explorations of Insurrection, Black Resilience, and Black Futures

Editors

Tiffany Gilbert, University of North Carolina Wilmington, gilbertt@uncw.edu

Lynn Mollenauer, University of North Carolina Wilmington, mollenauerl@uncw.edu

 

Proposal Submission Deadline: May 15, 2021

Proposal Decisions: June 15, 2021

 

Overview

International Conference on Gender Studies: “Que(e)rying Gender”

updated: 
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 10:38am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 20, 2021

International Conference on Gender Studies:
“Que(e)rying Gender”

4-5 September 2021 – London/Online
organised by

London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
The conference seeks to explore the past and current status of gender identity around the world, to examine the ways in which society is shaped by gender and to situate gender in relation to the full scope of human affairs.

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