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Reframing Hollywood Series at Mississippi University Press

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:59pm
Terence McSweeney, Solent University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2027

The Reframing Hollywood series features dynamic and original short monographs and edited collections, each of which explore a single film of significant cultural impact which has emerged from the American film industry since the turn of the new millennium. These vibrant critical explorations of contemporary American film will offer a stimulating, academic, yet accessible interrogation of a single work from a variety of critical perspectives.

Techno-Orientalism and Genre

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:59pm
Seohye Kwon/ Louisiana State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

This session at the 2024 Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA) conference will explore the tendency of contemporary literary works to portray non-human entities through a racial lens. We invite papers that examine this trend in the context of techno-Orientalism, which often reduces and objectifies the image of Asians to that of the hyper-modern. Submissions may adopt either a theoretical or a literary analysis approach. Please check the details here: View Session (ballastacademic.com).

Here's general information about the conference: 121st Annual Conference (Palm Springs, CA) - Nov. 7-10, 2024 - PAMLA

PAMLA - Migration, Diaspora, and Critical Nostalgia in Modern Arab American Literature

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:59pm
Aliyah Alsaber/Imam University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 14, 2024

PAMLA Panel cfp

Migration, Diaspora, and Critical Nostalgia in Modern Arab American Literature

Apply here: https://pamla.ballastacademic.com/Home/S/19317

 

The complexities of migration, diaspora, and critical nostalgia provide a lens through which to explore identity, belonging, and cultural memory. In the context of Arab American literature, these themes take on added significance, reflecting the multiple experiences and narratives of individuals and communities navigating the intersections of Arab and American senses of un-be-longing.

Call for chapters: Men at the Margins: Decolonising Masculinity and Intersectionality (Edited collection for Routledge)

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:59pm
Sofia Aboim, University of Lisbon; Ernesto Vasquez del Aguila, University College Dublin
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

CALL FOR CHAPTERS

 

Editors: Sofia Aboim (University of Lisbon), Ernesto Vasquez del Aguila (University College Dublin)

 

Men at the Margins: Decolonising Masculinity and Intersectionality

(Edited collection for Routledge)

 

Aims and contribution of the edited book

Queer Horror: A Companion

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:59pm
Michael Wheatley
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

“To create a broad analogy, monster is to ‘normality’ as homosexual is to heterosexual” (Benshoff, 1997). This quote, well worn within the pages of academic criticism, speaks to how the connection between queer identity and the horror genre is now so established as to become indivisible. From Frankenstein’s Creature to Dracula, the Babadook to Jennifer Check, in fiction and in film these monstrous queers “live in a world that hates them. They’ve adapted, they’ve learned to conceal themselves. They’ve survived” (Machado, 2020). Kirsty Logan, in the Foreword to It Came From the Closet, suggests that “horror [never] gives us LGBTQIA+ people accurate representation.

Horror Homeroom Special Issue #9: Body Horror

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:59pm
Horror Homeroom
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 18, 2024

Though the term was coined in 1986, ‘body horror’ dates back to the beginnings of Gothic literature—Shelley’s Frankenstein (1818); Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886)—and extends into contemporary fiction, film, and new media. From seminal works including David Cronenberg’s The Fly (1986) to contemporary zombie films and portrayals of the digital-corporeal connection, as in the Unfriended franchise and Jane Schoenbrun’s recent I Saw the TV Glow, embodiment remains central to the horror genre. Mirroring the porousness of the body itself, the category evades compartmentalization and definition. 

Disability

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:58pm
Transformative Works and Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2025

 Special Issue CFP for TWC: Disability

Robert McRuer writes in Crip Theory that at some point in every person’s life, if they live long enough, they will be disabled. Yet, while disablement is an extremely common experience and ableism a hegemonic form of marginalization, disability is largely understudied across fields (Minich 2016, Ellcessor 2018). Fan studies has neglected to consistently explore disability or acknowledge the presence of ableism, resulting in a dearth of peer-reviewed publications on this intersection and a silencing of crip critique from disabled fans and scholars.

T. S. Eliot at SAMLA 2024

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:58pm
International T. S. Eliot Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 26, 2024

South Atlantic Modern Language Association conference, 15-17 November 2024 (Jacksonville, Florida)

Counterfactual Game Design: Past-as-Process

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:58pm
Playful Time Machines/ Leiden University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 22, 2024

Counterfactuals in games have started to catch the attention of various disciplines, aiming to understand just what pasts are (and are not) reckoned with. The fields of historical game studies, media studies and archeaogaming have begun untangling the conceptual and theoretical underpinnings of counterfactual play to focus on player experience. In this two-day workshop held at Leiden University on August 28th and 29th, we aim to approach counterfactuals from the other side of the same coin: the processes at play in counterfactual game design and development.

NeMLA 2025 Session: Horses at 50: Critical Approaches to the Works of Patti Smith

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:53pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

Conference dates: March 6-9, 2025

Conference location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (IN PERSON ONLY!)

Deadline for abstracts: September 30, 2024

Submit through: https://cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/21015

Contact panel chair for inquiries: Noah Gallego (California Polytechnic State University, Pomona) @ noahrgallego@gmail.com 

 

NeMLA 2025 Session: “Time Warp” at 50! Critical Approaches to The Rocky Horror Picture Show

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:53pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

Conference dates: March 6-9, 2025

Conference location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvia (IN PERSON ONLY)

Deadline for abstracts: September 30, 2024

Submit through: https://cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/21014

Contact panel chair for inquiries: Noah Gallego (California Polytechnic State University, Pomona) @ noahrgallego@gmail.com 

Reading Kenneth White: Anthropoetry/anthropoiesis, experiencing the earth and the living / À la lecture de Kenneth White : démarche anthropo(ï)étique, expérience de la terre et du vivant

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:52pm
Peggy Pacini / CY Cergy Paris Université
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 20, 2024

Reading Kenneth White. Anthropoetry/anthropoiesis, experiencing the  earth and the living

| November 21-22, 2024, MSH (CY Cergy Paris Université, France)

Conference Organizers : Peggy Pacini, Anne-Marie Petitjean, Gerald Peloux (CY Cergy Paris Université, UMR Héritages)

Bhopal at 40: Remembering and storytelling

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:52pm
South Asian Review
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 15, 2024

'Bhopal at 40: Remembering and storytelling' Special Issue of South Asian Review

Guest editors: Clare Barker (University of Leeds), Antara Chatterjee (IISER Bhopal) and Lynn Wray (University of Leeds)

 

PAMLA Undergraduate Forum

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:52pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

Please submit by 7/15/2024.

Submissions should be sent through the link below. You may need to create an account if you have not already presented with PAMLA.

https://pamla.ballastacademic.com/Home/S/19132

EXTENDED DEADLINE: PROMISE | UCL Moveable Type Journal Call for Submissions

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:52pm
University College London (UCL) English Department Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

Moveable Type is the graduate, peer-reviewed journal of the University College London (UCL) English Department. The theme for this year's journal is 'Promise'. We welcome all academic articles; book, art, music or film reviews; creative writing; and original art or film which respond to this year's theme.

Werner Herzog, Film Director: A Multidisciplinary Collection

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:52pm
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart/Saint Martin's University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

CFP: Werner Herzog, Film Director:

A Multidisciplinary Collection

Proposals due September 30, 2024

OVERVIEW:

Call for Papers: Climate Rights and the Role of International Integration Organizations (Journal “Temas de Integração” 2024 – No. 44)

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:52pm
Association of European Studies of the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 8, 2024

 

Journal “Temas de Integração”

2024 – No. 44 

 

The journal "Temas de Integração" was created almost 30 years ago by the Association of European Studies of the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra and has gained particular recognition and impact among audiences in Portuguese-speaking countries.

 

Call for Chapters - ReFocus: The Films of Guy Ritchie

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:50pm
University of Edinburgh: ReFocus series
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2024

Call for Chapters - ReFocus: The Films of Guy Ritchie

Deadline for submissions:

September 30th 2024

Editors

Dr Pete Turner (Oxford Brookes University) and James Shelton (Buckinghamshire New University)

Contact Email

refocusguyritchie@gmail.com

Call for Chapters - ReFocus: The Films of Guy Ritchie

Call for papers: a companion to Dennis Wheatley

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:50pm
University of Southern Queensland
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 12, 2024

Dennis Wheatley sold around one million books a year at the height of his popularity and over 50  million in total. Britain’s ‘occult uncle’ shaped modern popular understanding of the weirdly esoteric and the darkly satanic in a way without parallel, but his books equally celebrated the luxuries of good wine and cigars, were adapted into successful films by Hammer, taught suspicion of the foreigner, described sex and sexuality in surprisingly frank terms for the era, influenced the Bond stories and the course of the Second World War, and drew on copious research.

 

SAMLA 96 General Call for Abstracts

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:47pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2024

The SAMLA 96 General Call for Abstracts will be used to build programming from abstracts that did not resonate with any of our currently published CFPs. SAMLA will review all submissions internally, and accepted abstracts will either be placed on an extant panel or combined with other General Call abstracts to create new sessions. The General Call is open to any and all disciplines.

Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee acceptance and placement, though we will work earnestly and diligently to place all abstracts.

Although there is no proscription against submitting multiple abstracts, each participant may present only one traditional paper per SAMLA conference.

Victorians Institute Journal: Submissions for Vol. 52

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:46pm
Victorians Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 1, 2025

The Victorians Institute Journal is now accepting submissions for volume 52.

In addition to publishing traditional scholarly articles and book reviews, VIJ also features shorter essays on active digital humanities projects (Digital Deliverables) and critical editions of rare and previously unpublished texts (most recently a cache of letters by John Stuart Mill, a rare pamphlet by members of the nascent Indian National Congress seeking to influence England's 1885 general election, and a new English-language translation of a Danish travelogue written by a woman painter born in Poland).

Prosperity Fashion

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:46pm
Università degli Studi di Firenze
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 30, 2024

The fashion system has been questioning for years how to decrease its negative impact on the environment and people, trying to improve individual elements: from natural, organic or recycled materials to zero-waste design methodologies, from slower production processes to socially responsible actions, from development of local supply chains to inclusive communication campaigns, from blockchain traceability of products to more reliable trend forecasts through artificial intelligence, from social engagement to large scale regulation. Thanks to the contribution of researchers, practitioners, and activists, a new awareness in civil society about the finite nature of materials and resources has been achieved, and the

Bad Art (Vol. 2)

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:45pm
Ian Afflerbach / SAMLA (Jacksonville, 2024)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2024

After the encouraging success of last year’s panel, we want to continue our discussion on “bad art.”  We are not interested in "bad" as a judgment of quality or technique, but rather "bad" as a judgment of ethics or politics.

Electricdreams - Between fiction and society III / CONFLICTS AND MARGINS: IMAGINING OTHERNESS, ECOCATASTROPHES, PERPETUAL WAR, TECHNOLOGICAL IMBALANCE, AND SYSTEMIC INJUSTICE THROUGH SPECULATIVE FICTION

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2024 - 1:45pm
IULM
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 30, 2024

Electricdreams - Between fiction and society III / CONFLICTS AND MARGINS:  IMAGINING OTHERNESS, ECOCATASTROPHES, PERPETUAL WAR, TECHNOLOGICAL IMBALANCE, AND SYSTEMIC INJUSTICE THROUGH SPECULATIVE FICTION

Call for papers for an international in-person three-day conference on speculative fiction, science fiction and fantasy fiction to be held in Milan, Italy, October 9-10-11, 2024. The conference is organized and hosted by IULM University of Milan, in collaboration with Complutense University of Madrid and the HISTOPIA research group.

 Fields of interest: literature, cinema, TV series, comics, games/videogames, new media, performative arts, cultural studies.

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