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Reaching the Summit: Reimaging the Summit Series in the Canadian Cultural Memory

updated: 
Friday, January 22, 2021 - 3:34am
Brittany Reid, Taylor McKee, and Andrew Pettit
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

Call for Papers:

Reaching the Summit: Reimagining the Summit Series in the Canadian Cultural Memory

The year 2022 marks the upcoming fiftieth anniversary of the 1972 Summit Series. This hockey series, played between Canada and the former Soviet Union, has become the subject of Canadian cultural mythmaking since Paul Henderson’s winning goal for Canada during game eight. In Home Game: Hockey and Life in Canada (1989), Ken Dryden and Roy MacGregor identified the Summit Series as a uniquely “Canadian memory” and marked 1972 as a “coming of age” for Canada as a nation (195).

EXTENDED New Fictional Formats & Age-Old Narratives: Understanding Creative Modes of Popular Culture in the Digital Age

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 5:07pm
PopMeC research blog
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 14, 2020

Constant transformation has been the norm in the new digital media environment since its inception. During the 2020 health crisis, the impact of this ever-changing digital world in our daily lives has been especially notable. Due to quarantine measures, the only opportunity to interact with friends and to consume culture was to rely on social networks, streaming services and video conferencing softwares. Web-based cultural activities have affected people’s relationships with cyberspace: many have visited museums, seen award ceremonies, and even been to concerts online. In other words, we are never disconnected from the Internet (DeNardis 2020). 

International Rhetoric Workshop 2018-Call for submissions

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 11:44am
The International Rhetoric Workshop
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

 We invite international PhD students and emerging scholars to come together to consider the myriad ways that our contemporary and established traditions of rhetorical theory and criticism inform global flows of meaning-making. This year’s theme, “Rhetorical Cultures: Mapping Global Publics and the Crossroads of Democracy,” encourages broad-based reflection, inquiry, and collaboration, taking stock of the emergent rhetorical practices that shape and undergird the political world today in all of its contingency and heterogeneity.

Chiasma #8 Non/Non-being/Negativity

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 11:05am
Chiasma, A Site for Thought
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Chiasma #8 Non/Non-being/Negativity

Institute on Culture and Society: Virtual Seminars

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 11:05am
Marxist Literary Group
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 1, 2021

The Marxist Literary Group invites you to join us for the 2021 Institute on Culture and Society, which will take place entirely online. In an effort to make the most of our virtual environment, we aim to foreground MLG’s longstanding commitment to provide intellectual and professional mentoring and support for graduate students, pre-tenure faculty, and contingent or precariously employed faculty. To that end, this year’s ICS will primarily comprise seminar-style sessions featuring works in progress from early-career scholars. There will also be two plenary events, to provide venues in which MLG members can meet collectively, see comrades, and engage intellectually in matters relevant to our organization.

South Florida Tri-University Student Conference on Latin America and the Caribbean

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 11:05am
MALOKA at FIU's Kimberly Green Latin American & Caribbean Center
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 1, 2021

Florida International University will virtually host the nineteenth annual Tri-University Graduate Student Conference, titled “Changing Tides: Latino/a/x Identities & their Foundations in the Age of Covid-19.” The Tri-University Conference is a collaborative tradition of the Caribbean & Latin American Studies Program at Florida Atlantic University, the University of Miami Latin American Studies Program and the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center at Florida International University.

Radical Aesthetics and the Rehearsal of Black Liberation at MLA 2022

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 10:58am
John Brooks / Boston College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

Proposed panel for the meeting of the Modern Language Association 2022. MLA will convene in Washington, DC, 6–9 January 2022

We invite 250-word abstracts for papers about the role of creative expression in creating and maintaining Black life-worlds. How do experimental, transgressive, and radical aesthetics do more than just query historically entrenched racial discourse? How might they also activate, sustain, and rehearse Black liberation?

Send 250-word abstracts to John Brooks at john.brooks.3@bc.edu by 1 March 2021. 

RE: A Handbook of Indian Indie Cinema

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 10:54am
Jayjit Sarkar and Anik Sarkar
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

                                                                        A Handbook of Indian Indie Cinema

Each year, a large number of Indian Indie films are released that suffer from lack of viewership even when it comes to their target audience, not to mention critical assessments: films that are regional, experimental in nature or have fresh, timely interventions. Many among these deserve recognition, not only from general audiences and moviegoers but also from film scholars and the academia. With the onset of streaming sites and OTT platforms, some of these have made it to the limelight, although a systematic handbook that discusses and features many of these films is currently, absent.

Rethinking Space Beyond the Pandemic

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 10:53am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

Rethinking Space Beyond the Pandemic

 

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

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: Drama and Society (In-Person, Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 10:52am
Kimberly Jew, University of Utah
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 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 (In-Person): Drama and Society

Contacts: Kimberly Jew, University of Utah (kimberly.jew@utah.edu) & Judith Saunders (judith.saunders1@gmail.com)

Online Course: Memory Poetics of Architectural Form(ation)

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 10:52am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Academic LAB
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 10, 2021

Memory Poetics of Architectural Form(ation)Online CourseLondon Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

and

Academic LAB

 

 

Course dates: 10-31 May 2021

Schedule breakdown

3 modules / 30 hours including

  • lectures/discussions  (3 meetings)
  • reading/watching
  • studying/writing
  • final assignment in the form of an essay

Duration: 3 weeks long

Course overview

Call for editorial assistants: US pop culture and new media

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 10:51am
PopMeC peer-reviewed academic blog
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

 

This call is for editorial assistants for the peer-reviewed academic blog https://popmec.hypotheses.org (ISSN 2660-8839). Assistants will be regularly invited to join in editorial discussions, learn about the peer-reviewing process, and have the chance to participate in the coordination of calls, events, and activities. We welcome applications by early career researchers, including skilled BA and MA students interested in the topics the collective works on. Assistants will appear in the PopMeC Team page and a certificate of their editorial activities will be released whenever needed.

 

We are looking for editorial assistants for any of these tasks:

CFP: Robert Graves Review

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 10:51am
The Robert Graves Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

ROBERT GRAVES REVIEW
Deadline for submission: 30 April 2021

Language, Culture, Environment Journal Special Issue

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 10:51am
KIMEP University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Language, Culture, Environment Journal             Language, Culture, Environment is Central Asia’s first internationally peer-reviewed, English-language humanities journal, published four times per year by KIMEP University in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Our aim is to encourage a diverse range of international collaborative work that contributes to our knowledge and understanding of communication and cultural practices and offers new perspectives on the challenges confronting a new age of environmental change.

The ISSN for this open-access, online journal is 2709-5010.

Cultural History; PAMLA (November 11-14, 2021)

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 10:51am
Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

The 118th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association (PAMLA) will be held in Las Vegas and virtually, from Thursday, November 11, to Sunday, November 14.

 

Journal of Dracula Studies

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 10:51am
Anne DeLong/Curt Herr/ Transylvanian Society of Dracula
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 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.

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: November 2021 (in Las Vegas or Online)

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 10:51am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

PAMLA is officially kicking off its annual call for papers, with abstracts due by April 15.

This November, we will be offering both in-person (in Las Vegas, NV) and virtual sessions, which you can search for today, alongside important deadlines, membership details and conference fees.

Postponed Conference: 118th Annual PAMLA Conference in Las Vegas, NV: "City of God, City of Destruction" Special Session CFP

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 8:09am
David John Boyd, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

CALL FOR SPECIAL SESSIONS - POSTPONED EXTENDED DEADLINE: Virtual Conference Option Open!

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

In order to protect our members during the current pandemic, the PAMLA Board has voted to postpone the PAMLA conference until the fall of 2021. As a result, we will be putting offering a virtual option to our 2021 Las Vegas conference! Should you have any questions, feel free to call or email PAMLA Executive Director Craig Svonkin: 626-354-7526 or director@pamla.org.

PAMLA Needs You! Please consider joining PAMLA for the 2021 year to receive our journal and support PAMLA in these difficult times.

Postponed Conference: 118th Annual PAMLA Conference in Las Vegas, NV: "City of God, City of Destruction" 2021

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 8:08am
David John Boyd, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

Postponed Deadline Announcement: Virtual Conference Option Open
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)

Please propose your special sessions to pamla.ballastacademic.com by January 31, 2021. Please take a look at the bottom of this page* for a list of General/Standing Sessions, and be sure your special session proposal does not replicate the topics of PAMLA's General/Standing Sessions.

Call for Chapters | BOOK: Development of Innovative Pedagogical Practices for a Modern Learning Experience

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 1:37am
CSMFL Translation Studies Series
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Call for Chapters | BOOK: Development of Innovative Pedagogical Practices for a Modern Learning Experience

The book is part of the Educational Innovations Series and seeks to include quality works putting light on the contemporary advances in the fields of theory and practice of educational pedagogies.

Editor: Dr. Dennis Koyama, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Sophia University, JAPAN.

Quality un-published works as chapters are invited to the book. The chapters should strictly be according to the coverage scope of the book.

Topics covered by the book

Topics covered by the book are (but not limited to):
Contemporary advances in:

Call for Chapters | BOOK: Contemporary Translation Studies

updated: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 1:35am
CSMFL Translation Studies Series
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Call for Chapters | BOOK: Contemporary Translation Studies

The book is part of the Translation Studies Series and seeks to include quality works putting light on the contemporary form of ongoing advances in the domain of translation studies.

Editor: Dr. Tian Chuanmao, Director of the Centre for Translation Studies, Yangtze University, China.

Quality un-published works as chapters are invited to the book. The chapters should strictly be according to the coverage scope of the book.

Topics covered by the book

Topics covered by the book are (but not limited to):
Contemporary form of advances in:

Infernal Cities

updated: 
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 6:21pm
Stanley Szczesny
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

This is a session for PAMLA 2021 in Las Vegas.

Fairy Tales at the 2021 PCA conference (online, June 2-5, 2021)--DEADLINE EXTENDED

updated: 
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 1:59pm
Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 28, 2021

The Fairy Tales Area of the Popular Culture Association (PCA) seeks paper presentations and panels for the annual conference, to be held online from June 2-5, 2021. We are looking for projects that think broadly and diversely about fairy tales throughout the world. This year, we particularly seek papers focused on pedagogical uses of fairy tales at all levels and in all fields, discussions of folkloric shifts from oral to literary to visual (filmic, artistic, etc.) versions of tales, and creative pieces that retell or critique fairy tales or use the tales to comment on some aspect of culture or history.

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