The “big four” American entertainment awards—the Emmy for television, the Grammy for music, the Oscar for film, and the Tony for theater, often referred to by the “EGOT” acronym—have long served as a barometer of mainstream taste cultures in their respective fields. While literature on media awards is not completely absent, its scope has been narrow. Popular press works on the somewhat standardized journalistic narratives surrounding the EGOT, particularly the Oscars. Scholarly literature has largely focused on awards as they pertain to the international art cinema circuit and its attached film festivals, such as the Cannes Film Festival.
Censorship and blind spots: the BBC’s silences
The BBC's reputation for impartiality and independence is one of the cornerstones of its value system, which also underpins its self-declared mission to "inform, educate, and entertain". However, these values have constantly been redefined as several forms of censorship and self-censorship have been applied in the context of conflict with political or economic powers. This means that the role and independence of the BBC as a public service needs to be questioned and the grey areas and silences of the BBC from its creation in 1922 to the beginning of its digital era in 1995 need to be the objects of inquiry.
Interested authors are strongly encouraged to submit quality articles for review and publication. All articles judged suitable for consideration will be reviewed in a double blind peer review process.
RIAH is being launched as an independent initiative towards extending international recognition to fresh scholars in innovative, critical research and publication and to creative artists in the fields of arts, film and media. The initiative shall also award life-time contribution of scholars.
We are inviting nominations from scholarly communities, academicians and distinguished public servants from all over the world.
Winners will receive
- A cash prize of 20000 INR ( USD $ 270 )
- A Rupkatha medallion certificate
- Honorary publication in Rupkatha
Children’s literature as a field is not bounded by geography, and so critical discussions of the children’s literary tradition outside of a US context appear frequently in journals ranging from The New England Reading Association, to The Lion and the Unicorn, and The Reading Teacher. In fact, Children’s Literature Association Quarterly dedicated the Winter 2018 issue to “Migration, Refugees, and Diaspora in Children's Literature.” Despite the abundance of critical work, pedagogical resources such as Evelyn B. Freeman and Barbara A.
The Journal for the Study of Radicalism interested in articles for an issue that explores the history of ecological radicalism, including the recent history of movements, groups, and individuals. We are also interested in related currents, which could include anarchism, black bloc, antifa, and the creation of autonomous zones, as well as ecological movements or groups like Extinction Rebellion. And we welcome articles on various forms of religious radicalism across the political spectrum.
The Art of Forgetting: Memory, Loss, and Revision
Department of English, Fourteenth Graduate Student Conference,
University of Ottawa, March 5-7, 2021
Below is an updated list of texts available for review in The Journal for the Study of Radicalism. Reviewers must be professors, independent scholars, or professionals who hold a PhD or terminal degree in their field. Advanced graduate students are also encouraged to reply.
Email the Book Review Editor at firstname.lastname@example.org in order to review a text listed below. We also welcome and encourage ideas on other texts related to radicalism.
Ethical Crossroads in Literary Modernism
The accelerated evolution of technologies greatly affects our social practices and transforms how we use, teach, and learn languages.
The democratization of access to information and the facilitation of authorship destabilize social roles once anchored in stability, calling into question what it means to be a teacher, a learner or even a user of the language.
Contagion: Matter, Method, and Medium
University of Minnesota, April 30-May1, 2021
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this conference will be held online through Zoom. Call for Paper deadline: Thursday, December 31, 2020
Organizers: Soyi Kim (email@example.com) / Soo Jackelen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Scott O’Bryan, Indiana University (East Asian Languages and Cultures)
Sangjoon Lee, Nanyang Technological University (Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information)
Call for Papers, Spring 2021 Special Issue on Disease
CALL FOR PAPERS
Middle Eastern Journal of Research in Education and Social Sciences (MEJRESS) is an international open access and peer-reviewed journal that publishes high quality research in education and social sciences.
The aim of this journal is to publish high quality studies in the areas of instruction, learning, teaching, curriculum development, learning environments, teacher education, educational technology, and educational developments. The journal also publishes articles in social sciences and culture studies.
Bucknell University’s series, Transits: Literature, Culture, Thought 1650-1850, invites expressions of interest for essays or collections of essays that highlight the scholarship of teaching the long eighteenth century including the Romantic era. Proposals for edited volumes need not have firm commitments from authors at this stage, but should detail possible contributors and topics.
Call for Papers
“Gendered Charismas: Historical and Transnational Perspectives”
19-20. March 2021
The faculty of theology at Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg and the Heidelberg Center for American Studies invites proposals for an international conference—to be held digitally in its entirety—exploring religious charisma through the lens of gender.
Full Title: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON VISUAL LITERACY AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATION: THE ROLE OF MEDIA IN NEW EDUCATIONAL PRACTICE
Short Title: VILDIC’20
Date: 18-Dec-2020 - 19-Dec-2020
Location: MADRID, Spain (Virtual venue)
Contact Person: Elena Dominguez Romero
Meeting Email: email@example.com
Web Site: https://eventos.ucm.es/53810/detail/international-conference-on-visual-l...
Linguistic Field(s): Foreign language teaching and learning methodology
Crossroads of Emergency: Modern Dystopias and Imminent Futures, April 23rd 2021
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Stony Brook University
Spring 2021 WGSS Graduate Virtual Conference
Call for Proposals
Call for Papers: Elizabeth Bowen Review: Volume 4, 2021
The editors of the Elizabeth Bowen Review are seeking scholarly and innovative essays for publication in the fourth volume of the journal in September 2021.
For this issue, the editors are particularly interested in essays on Bowen’s short stories. However, we are very keen to see essays on any aspect of Bowen’s writing – this could include work as a reviewer and critic, Bowen’s travel writing (e.g. A Time in Rome) and non-fiction.
Essays should be 6-7,000 words including citations, and use Harvard referencing. Please attach a 150-word abstract and short biography. Completed essays should be submitted by January 31st 2021.
Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice, is currently accepting submissions for our Winter 2021 issue: Teaching Western and Native American Literature, to be guest edited by Susan M. Stone, author of works on 19th-century regionalism, gender, and Native American literature and culture.
Deadline is January 30, 2021
This volume addresses the topic of LGBTQIA+ portrayals within American film. Covering over two-hundred film entries from the last (approximately) fifty years, the breadth and depth of this volume will generate some highly significant material for both academics and general audiences alike. Likewise, with LGBTQIA+ issues at the forefront of many political conversations, The Encyclopedia of LGBTQIA+ Portrayals in American Film is a timely companion to the ever-growing field of critical film studies.
A Critical Companion to Julie Taymor
deadline for submissions:
February 15, 2021
Call For Papers: A Critical Companion to Julie Taymor
Deadline (abstract): 15 January 2021
Deadline (full manuscript): 30 July 2021
For the 2021 Conference, SWPACA is going virtual! Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, we will be holding our annual conference completely online this year. We hope you will join us for exciting papers, discussions, and the experience you’ve come to expect from Southwest.
Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 42nd annual SWPACA conference. One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels. For a full list of subject areas, area descriptions, and Area Chairs, please visit http://southwestpca.org/conference/call-for-papers/
SPECIAL ISSUE - Immaterial and Material Discourse
Special Issue of Victorians Institute Journal:
Reimagining the Victorians
Celebrating 50 Years of Writing the Midwest: A Symposium of Scholars and Writers
The 50th Annual Symposium of the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
May 20 – May 22, 2021
The Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton St., Chicago, IL
Call for Papers
Food and Culture
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
42nd Annual Conference, Week of February 22-27, 2021
Submissions Open September 1, 2020
Submission Deadline: November 13, 2020
We invite a broad, imaginative and interdisciplinary interpretation on the topic of ‘Victorian Inclusion and Exclusion’ and its relation to any aspect of Victorian popular literature and culture that addresses literal or metaphorical representations of the theme. Inter- and multidisciplinary approaches are welcome, as are papers that address poetry, drama, global literature, non-fiction, visual arts, journalism, historical and social contexts. Papers addressing works from the ‘long Victorian period’ (i.e. before 1837 and after 1901) and on neo-Victorian texts/media are also welcome.
RECEPTION: CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES (VALE 2021) (SCROLL DOWN FOR FRENCH VERSION)
June 24th and 25th 2021, Sorbonne Université, Paris.
Confirmed keynote speakers: Roger Chartier (Collège de France/EHESS), Pascale Aebischer (University of Exeter), Catherine Bernard (Université de Paris)
Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities
"Fashion, Body and Culture"International Conference30-31 January 2021 - London/Onlineorganised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
Applying diverse methods from across subject disciplines the conference will explore fashion and style in wide-ranging contexts. It will examine connections between fashion, body and culture and will focus on dress, cosmetics, coiffure and body alterations (piercing, tattooing, circumcision, aesthetic surgery, etc).