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Special Issue of The Global South: “Radio Cultures of the Global South”

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:50am
The Global South journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

This special issue of The Global South asks how the rise and persistent relevance of radio has shaped and been shaped by the cultures of the Global South over the past century and more. What art forms, social practices, political movements, and linguistic effects emerged through the radio speakers of the Global South? How have creators and consumers harnessed this medium and its expressive possibilities? What roles has radio played in the broader cultural histories of the Global South? Here, the “Global South” is used as a flexible descriptor that names not only nations and lands of the southern hemisphere, but other regions radically affected by the pressures of imperialism, globalization, and unequal development.

 

“The King is But A Man”: William Shakespeare & 21st Century Culture, Politics, and Leadership

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:41am
Kristin M.S. Bezio & Anthony Russell
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

The editors are soliciting chapter proposals for an edited volume, tentatively entitled "The King is But a Man": William Shakespeare and 21st Century Culture, Politics, and Leadership, which examines Shakespeare as relevant to contemporary questions of global culture, politics, and leadership.

Torture: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Project

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:38am
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 22, 2019

As terrorism has seen a new rise in past decades, organizations such as ISIS, Boko Haram and similar others are thriving on the fear that is increasingly gripping the world. Their way of spreading horror and gaining the obedience of controlled populations is largely based on mass torture and killing. However, they are far from alone in this practice. Throughout history, torture has been used for a great variety of reasons, ranging from the twisted satisfaction of psychopathic criminals, to state and/or Church sanctioned means of punishing evil doers or extracting confessions; from violently resolving domestic disputes to means of protecting national security.

Exploring cinema-going past and present: memory, cultures, place

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 12:59pm
Film & Screen Media, University College Cork
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 18, 2019

Call for papers: 2nd Symposium of the Irish Audiences Network

 

Exploring cinema-going past and present: memory, cultures, place”

 

Date: April 5,2019

Venue: Department of Film and Screen Media, University College Cork

 

SPECIAL ISSUE OF FEMINIST THEORY ON ‘THEORIZING FASHION MEDIA’

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:21am
Lise Sanders
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: SPECIAL ISSUE OF FEMINIST THEORY ON ‘THEORIZING FASHION MEDIA’

Co-editors: Ilya Parkins (UBC) and Lise Shapiro Sanders (Hampshire)

Abstracts are invited for a special issue of Feminist Theory on Fashion Media. This will be a companion to a special issue of the Journal of Modern Periodical Studies on ‘Fashion in the Magazines’.

Mnemonics PhD Summer School "Memory and Activism"

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:10am
Utrecht University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

Memory and Activism
Mnemonics Summer School 2019

Utrecht University, 18 – 20 September 2019
Call for Papers

 

The annual Mnemonics Summer School serves as an interactive forum in which junior and senior memory scholars meet in an informal and convivial setting to discuss each other’s work and to reflect on new developments in the field of memory studies. The aim is to help PhD students refine their research questions, strengthen the methodological and theoretical underpinnings of their projects, and gain further insight into current trends in memory scholarship.

Monsters: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:03pm
Dr Robert Fisher / Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2019

Monsters
An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Saturday 31st August 2019 - Sunday 1st September 2019
Lisbon, Portugal

This inclusive interdisciplinary conference seeks to investigate and explore the enduring influence and imagery of monsters and the monstrous on human culture throughout history. In particular, the project will have a dual focus with the intention of examining specific ‘monsters’ as well as assessing the role, function and consequences of persons, actions or events identified as ‘monstrous’. The history and contemporary cultural influences of monsters and monstrous metaphors will also be examined with a view to forming a selective publication to engender further collaboration and discussion.

The Blacker the Ink: Constructions of Blackness in Comics Revised Edition

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:09am
Frances Gateward
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

Call for Papers

                                                                     The Blacker the Ink Constructions of Blackness in Comics and Sequential Arts

edited by Frances Gateward and  John Jennings

Written essays of 6,000 words sought for the revised edition of this anthology, winner of the PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Literary Award, the Ray and Pat Browne Award for Best Edited Collection, and the Eisner Award. We welcome proposals that address the following issues theoretically or through comparative studies, through the work of individual artists/writers, or through explorations of individual titles or themes.  

 

Intercultural Encounters, Historicity and Cultural Communication for Development: A Book in Honour of Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Arole Oodua, Ojaja II

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:08am
Faculty Arts, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The question of the origin of the Yoruba race still remains contentious. While diverse accounts of its origin have been appropriated by historians and scholars in cultural studies such as Revd Samuel Johnson in The History of the Yorubas (1921), Saburi Biobaku in The Pattern of Yoruba History (1958), Ade Ajayi in Yoruba Warfare in the Nineteenth Century (1964), among others, numerous discourses and counter discourses continue to unfold.

Media Literacy and Academic Research

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:05am
Media Literacy and Academic Research
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 10, 2019

Media Literacy and Academic Research is inviting papers for Vol. 2, No. 1 which is scheduled to be published on April 2019.

The journal does not have article processing charges (APCs) and article submission charges. Media Literacy and Academic Research welcomes article submissions and does not charge a publication fee.

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