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MPCA/ACA Professional Development Conference 2022

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:09pm
Cory Barker / Bradley University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 14, 2022

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND PANEL PROPOSALS

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Virtual Professional Development Conference

Friday-Saturday, March 11-12, 2022 on Zoom

Submit paper, abstract, or panel proposals (including the title of the presentation) to the appropriate audience area on the Submissions website (https://bit.ly/ProDevSubmit22). Please do not submit the same paper to more than one audience area.

Theme for 2022: Becoming MPCA/ACA: The Virtual Conference for Emerging and Independent Popular Culture Studies Scholars

Deadline for receipt of proposals is Friday, January 14, 2022.

Cultivating Dynamic Environments (Graduate Conference)

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:08pm
Duquesne University English Graduate Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 1, 2022

Duquesne University English Graduate Organization’s Hybrid Graduate Conference: 

Cultivating Dynamic Environments, April 8-9th, 2022, Pittsburgh, PA

Deadline for submissions: January 1st, 2022                    Contact email: environments@duq.edu

 

Esotericism, Magic, and Occultism at Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Feb 23-26, 2022, Albuquerque, New Mexico

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 1:58pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 14, 2021

Call for Papers– DEADLINE EXTENDED!

ESOTERICISM, OCCULTISM, AND MAGIC

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 43rd Annual Conference, February 23-26, 2022

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 14, 2021

Special Panel: Beyond the Wall of Belief: The Hyper-real Metatextual Occulture of The King in Yellow : Area for Esotericism, Occultism, and Magic at the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association annual conference, Feb 23-26, Albuquerque, New Mexico

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 1:53pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 14, 2021

As one of our area's special events for the Southwestern Popular/American Culture Association's return to live annual conference activity this February 23-26, 2022, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Area for Esotericism, Occultism, and Magic invites presentations for a special panel (or, depending on the level of response, a series of related special panels) examining the diverse significance, influence, and impact of The King In Yellow in all of its expressions.  Any of the angles suggested in the brief call below, along with any other insights into the text and metatext will be considered for inclusion.  Proposals from any and all disciplines, interdisciplines, and transdisciplines are welcome; close readings and analyses of specific texts or ele

Call for Papers and Editorial Board Members: ETKI Journal of Literature, Theatre and Culture Studies

updated: 
Saturday, November 6, 2021 - 5:03pm
ETKI JOURNAL
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 19, 2021

ETKI Journal of Literature, Theatre and Culture Studies, a Turkey-based academic journal, is pleased to announce the launching of the first issue. Our mission is to issue an academic periodical of the highest standards, one that provides a forum for innovative discussions in the field of literary studies, theatre studies, cultural studies and literary criticism. The journal accepts submissions of original essays, book reviews, interviews and short commentaries. We especially welcome contributions that take an interdisciplinary and comparative approach. ETKI Journal of Literature, Theatre and Culture Studies  will be a semi-annual journal, accepting submissions in Turkish and English.

Kirby Anthology

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:08pm
Kirby Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 11, 2022

Announcing an all-new scholarly book project!


The Comics of Jack Kirby: Critical Perspectives on a Legendary Artist

Edited by Craig Fischer, Charles Hatfield, and Susan Kirtley

Under contract to be published in the University Press of Mississippi’s series Critical Approaches to Comics Artists, edited by David M. Ball

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Blade Runner @40: Origins and Legacies

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
The Centre for Film, Television and Screen Studies, Bangor University, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Blade Runner @40: Origins and Legacies

 

An academic conference hosted by The Centre for Film, Television and Screen Studies, Bangor University, UK

June 20-21, 2022

 

Humour in Times of Confrontations, 1901 to the Present (under contract with Routledge)

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
Shun-liang Chao/National Chengchi University, Taiwan
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

We’d like to invite humanities scholars to contribute to our edited volume, Humour in Times of Confrontations, 1901 to the Present, to be published in 2022/23 by Routledge in the Humour in Literature and Culture series.

Poetrishy = Poetry ⨂ Mathematics

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
Poetrishy
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Poetrishy (poetrishy.org) is an ambitious laboratory for radical experiments with poetry, language modelling, and computation. It is a multilingual and multidisciplinary online space where experimental poetry drives new methods, ideas, and approaches in areas such as natural language processing and artificial intelligence.

Beginnings and Endings: Embracing or Rejecting Change

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
The Acacia Group at California State University, Fullerton
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 28, 2022

Beginnings and Endings: Embracing or Rejecting Change

The 2022 Acacia Group Annual Graduate Conference 

California State University, Fullerton 

March 18-19, 2022

“But for me, it was not over, I mean, over in the sense of beginning and ending, because to me there was no beginning nor ending to anything then.” William Faulkner, As I Lay Dying (175)

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster Area

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
Shane Trayers/ SWPACA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 14, 2021

Call for Papers– DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster Area

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

43rd Annual Conference, February 23-26, 2022

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 14, 2021

Watch Words: John Furnival and Text (as) Art

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
Greg Thomas, Natalie Ferris, Jeremy Millar / Royal College of Art
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 25, 2022

Watch Words: John Furnival and Text (as) Art

Royal College of Art, London, 25 March 2022.

Submission deadline 31 January 2022 (expressions of interest asap): johnfurnivalsymposium@gmail.com @watchwords22

Supported by the Paul Mellon Foundation

Black Performing Arts: Sound, Movement, Image, Text (PCAACA National Conference, Seattle, WA, April 13-16, 2022)

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
Black Performing Arts Research Area (PCAACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

The Black Performing Arts Area provides a scholarly forum to share and disseminate research pertaining to the Black performing arts across expressive forms.  Broadly defined, the area focuses on all forms of performing and visual arts, including jazz, blues, gospel, hip hop, rhythm and blues, Caribbean music, dance, poetry, drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography, and acting.  In all these contexts we are interested in investigating the merger of aesthetic technique and embodiment across Black diasporic expressivity.  

Anti-Racism (The Humanities Center at Texas Tech Annual Conference in the Humanities, Lubbock, TX, April 22-23, 2022)

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
Humanities Center at Texas Tech
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

The Humanities Center at Texas Tech Annual Conference 2022:

“Anti-Racism”

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

April 22-23, 2022

 

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Professor, African American Studies, Princeton University

2021 MacArthur Foundation Fellow

2021 Guggenheim Fellowship Recipient

Author of The Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry

Call for Chapters: Investigating the Hardwood – Interdisciplinary Analyses of and Reflections on Professional Basketball

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
Till Neuhaus & Niklas Thomas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 20, 2021

As a sport, basketball follows a certain set of rules and conventions which serve as a framework for players, coaches, and teams to play the sport. By their very nature, these rules are meritocratic which means that all participants are equal on the court, play by the same rules, and the only relevant (read as: game deciding) factors are effort, skill, and fortune. Such a perspective on basketball and sports leads certain fans and observers to statements such as “politics should be kept out of sports”.

Who Was that Masked Woman: Representations of Women Vigilantes and Outlaws in Popular Media from Reconstruction to the Great Depression

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
Gregory Bray and Andrew J. Ball/ Publisher Not Yet Attached
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

We invite chapter proposals for a collection of critical essays that examine how women vigilantes, anti-heroines and outlaws of this era were represented in movie serials, radio dramas, films, comics, and pulp fiction.  

As this will be a multidisciplinary collection, we encourage submissions from scholars in any of the numerous fields that examine the representation of women in American popular culture from 1865-1940. The call is open to a broad spectrum of methodological and critical approaches, and we invite submissions from seasoned as well as emerging scholars.  

Streaming Southeast Asia

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
Emma Baulch, Monash University Malaysia
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 3, 2022

Streaming Southeast Asia seeks to map the landscape of streaming platforms in Southeast Asia and to explore the
plurality of its disruptive force. It applies a Southeast Asian lens to address stock questions elicited by the streaming
phenomenon worldwide. Possible topics for contributions include, but are not limited to:

Comics Arts Conference WonderCon

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
Comics Arts Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

The Comics Arts Conference is now accepting 100- to 200-word abstracts for papers, presentations, and panels taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) for a meeting of scholars and professionals at WonderCon, in Anaheim, CA, April 1–3, 2022.  We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives and welcome the participation of academic and independent scholars.  We also encourage the involvement of professionals from all areas of the comics industry, including creators, editors, publishers, retailers, distributors, and journalists.  The CAC at WonderCon is presently scheduled to take place in person; however, this may change, and presenters should be prepared to adapt to a virtual fo

EXTENDED DEADLINE: "War & Culture" at SWPACA in Albuquerque, Feb. 23-26, 2022

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
Steffen Hantke, Sogang University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 14, 2021

Call for Papers– DEADLINE EXTENDED!

“War & Culture”

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

43rd Annual Conference, February 23-26, 2022

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 14, 2021

 

EXTENDED DEADLINE: "Horror" at SWPACA in Albuquerque, Feb.23-26, 2022

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
Steffen Hantke, Sogang University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 14, 2021

Call for Papers– DEADLINE EXTENDED!

“Horror (Literary & Cinematic)”

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

43rd Annual Conference, February 23-26, 2022

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 14, 2021

 

The Association for Philosophy and Literature 2022 Conference

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:06pm
Association for Philosophy and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

When, in his Preface to Lyrical Ballads (1802), William Wordsworth insisted that an “overbalance of pleasure” entails the “circumstance of meter,” he confirmed a philosophical assumption far older than Kant’s theory of the sublime. The pervasive assumption—which, today, can be tracked in an on-going “affective turn” (necessarily entangled in matters of form and style)—is that the artificial makes possible an understanding of the natural.

Memories of War in Other Worlds: Approaches to War Literature and Memories from the Global South

updated: 
Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 2:22pm
American Comparative Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Memories of military conflicts from both combatants and non-combatants alike have been a key tool in analyzing the unique traumas and socio-cultural affects of modern warfare. Scholars such as Samuel Hynes and Paul Fussell have done seminal work in articulating theoretical approaches to understanding the memories of bearing witness to modern war. Yet, mainstream war literature largely recounts the white voices from the West.

Graduate Conference, Such Sweet Thunder: Ellington Plays Shakespeare--Love and Power in Adaptation

updated: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 4:27pm
Columbia University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Call for Papers: Graduate Conference

SUCH SWEET THUNDER 

ELLINGTON PLAYS SHAKESPEARE—LOVE AND POWER IN ADAPTATION

Columbia University 

Center for Jazz Studies, Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies, Department of English and Comparative Literature, and the Core Curriculum

Date: March 25, 2022

A Critical Companion to David Lynch

updated: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 3:03pm
Andrew Winters
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 8, 2022

Second CFP: A Critical Companion to David Lynch

Edited by Andrew M. Winters

Part of the Critical Companion to Popular Directors series edited by Adam Barkman and Antonio Sanna

Extended Deadline, 2022 Emily Dickinson International Society Conference and Critical Institute

updated: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 3:03pm
Jefferey Simons
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, November 20, 2021

Extended Deadline

 

The 2022 Emily Dickinson International Society Conference, “Dickinson and Foreignhood,” and the Dickinson Critical Institute in Seville

 

The Emily Dickinson International Society is extending its deadline until November 20 for proposal submission to its international conference, “Dickinson and Foreignhood,” and to its Critical Institute, both to take place at the College of Philology, University of Seville, Spain. The conference will go from Tuesday, July 12, to Thursday, July 14. The Critical Institute will be on Monday, July 11.

Journal of Dracula Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 3:03pm
Anne DeLong/Curt Herr
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 1, 2022

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.

John Singleton: The Soulful Auteur [Spring 2023 release]

updated: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 2:16pm
Joi Carr/Pepperdine University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 19, 2021

Call For Papers: John Singleton: The Soulful Director [Spring 2022 release]

Abstract Deadline October 12, 2021 [extension to 11/19/21]

Manuscript Deadline November 30, 2021 [entension available]

 

Brief Description:  

Transitions / UF’s English Graduate Organization Conference 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 11:59am
English Graduate Organization at the University of Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Transitions

The University of Florida’s English Graduate Organization (EGO) invites proposals for our eighteenth annual conference: “Transitions.”

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