This conference panel for the Area for Esotericism, Occultism.
In recognition of the mainstream attention brought to Dune by Villeneuve's adaptation, the Area for Esotericism, Occultism and Magic at the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association invites the proposal of papers to this special panel intended to investigate and examine esoteric, occult. and magical inspirations, parallels, and reciprocals influences on the "Duniverse."
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
Proposal submission deadline: November 14, 2021
Announcing an all-new scholarly book project!
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
The editor of The Ages of Batman: Essays on the Dark Knight is seeking abstracts for essays that could be included in the upcoming collection. The essays should examine the relationships between the DC comic book adventures of Batman and the social era when those comic books were published. Analysis may demonstrate how Batman’s comic books stories and the creators who produced the comics embrace, reflect, or critique aspects of their contemporary culture. This will be a companion volume to existing essay collections in the series that have already focused on Superman, Wonder Woman, the X-Men, the Avengers, Iron Man, Hulk, the Justice League, Flash, and Black Panther.
EXTENDED DEADLINE - The 27th Annual Dickens Society Symposium
Our Dickens: Dickens and His Publics
July 8-10, 2022
Hosted by City, University of London
Members of the Programme Committee:
Chris Louttit, Michaela Mahlberg, David McAllister, Claire Wood
In celebration of the Mighty Shadow’s 80th birthday, The Groundation Foundation and The University of the West Indies will host a one day virtual symposium to honour his body of work to be held on Friday March 4th 2022.
Punk Scholars Network Canada and Punk Scholars Network USA
2021 Virtual Conference
Sunday, December 5, 2021 (12:00 PM EST – 8:00 PM EST) via Zoom
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) 43rd Annual Conference, February 23-26, 2022, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 40th annual SWPACA conference. One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels.
The Television Area Chair invites interested scholars to submit papers on any aspect of television, past or present. Topics include, but are not limited to:
the possible future of television (including shows created for Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Apple TV etc.)
Popular Culture Review seeks to publish compelling, well-argued, and well-researched articles on a variety of topics related to popular culture.
Submissions undergo a rigorous peer review process.
General Issues are published in March. Submissions must be received by January 10th for that year's General Issue.
15th-16th January 2022, Ulster University, Online
'Culture is the context within which we need to situate the self, for it is only by virtue of the interpretations, orientations and values provided by culture that we can formulate our identities, say ‘who we are’, and ‘where we are coming from’ (Benhabib, 2000:18)
Call for Presentations:
The Fifth Annual Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference at StokerCon 2022
Abstract Submission Deadline: December 31, 2021
The Fifth Annual Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference at StokerCon 2022
CALL FOR PAPERS:
Game Studies Area: 2022 PCA/ACA National Conference.
The Game Studies area of the National Popular Culture Association and the American Culture Association Conference invites proposals for papers and panels on games and game studies for the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference to be held April 13-16, 2022 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel
in Seattle, WA.
The database for proposal submissions is now open.
I. Topics of Interest
Reminder: Call for papers - deadline November 1st
Scoring Peak TV: Music and Sound in Television’s New ‘Golden Age’
We invite abstracts proposing contributions to a project led by Dr Steve Halfyard (RCS) and Prof. Nicholas Reyland (RNCM). The project will involve two phases of work: a conference/workshop (to be held in 2022, location and medium tbc.) and an essay collection co-edited by Halfyard and Reyland (to be submitted end 2023).
Call for Chapters: The Adolescentia Project - Essays on Music, Adolescence, and Identity
About The Adolescentia Project:
This roundtable is a combined showcase of published work that began on a NeMLA panel and an opportunity to extend the conversation from the original panel and publication to look at the increasingly global enterprise of RuPaul’s Drag Race and its pedagogical power. Across its chapters, RuPedagogies of Realness: Essays on RuPaul’s Drag Race and Teaching and Learning (McFarland 2021) tackles issues from heterotopia, pop-linguistics, philosophies of co-productive learning, and televised curricula to cultural appropriation, sports as pedagogy, stand-up as pedagogy, and even digital drag…right into the COVID-19 pandemic.
The International David Foster Wallace Society are accepting papers for panel at the 53rd NeMLA, which will take place between March 10-13, 2022 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront in Baltimore, Maryland.
We are seeking submissions related to any aspect of Wallace’s fiction or nonfiction. Paper topics may include but are not limited to:
Submissions are now open for the second issue of The Journal of Fantasy and Fan Cultures. Submissions are due December 1, 2021.
The topic of the second issue is an open one, and any essays on fantasy and fan cultures (broadly construed) will be considered.
You may submit once per issue for each category (creative non-fiction and academic essays). We are not interested in publishing fan fiction or poetry.
CALL FOR PAPERS:
2022 NATIONAL PCA CONFERENCE IN SEATTLE, WA.
Sheraton Seattle Hotel
1400 Sixth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
Wednesday, April 13 – Saturday, April 16, 2022
For information on PCA/ACA, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org
For conference information, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org/national-conference/
CFP: MYSTERY & DETECTIVE FICTION AREA
As music critic Rob Sheffield says in response to a recent Hulu documentary about Paul McCartney, “Fifty years after they said goodbye, the Beatles are bigger than ever — the toppermost of the poppermost, guaranteed to raise a smile.” Sheffield cites the release of the Disney Plus Get Back documentary, the fiftieth anniversary edition of George Harrison’s All Things Must Pass, and McCartney’s own recent albums McCartney III and McCartney III Imagined as testament to this fact. Perhaps even more true is the healing power of the music and the Beatles fandom during the pandemic years, where the Beatles have the same power to “raise a smile” as they did when performing on the Ed Sullivan Show just weeks after John F.
Call for critical essays to be included in a collection on Murder, She Wrote, which we are proposing for inclusion in Routledge’s Advances in Popular Culture series.
CFP: Classics Illustrated: Adaptation and Appropriation in the Comics
Sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture
For the 53rd Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association
To convene at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, Baltimore, Maryland, from 10-13 March 2022
Proposals due by 30 September 2021
This is our 18th annual conference held on Saturday, April 2nd at the UVM campus. The theme is Tolkien’s Histories and the Idea of History in Middle-earth. Possibilities include theories of history, the placement of Tolkien himself within historical discourse, the impact of European historical events, the influence of ancient and medieval histories, the play of genre, the history of sexuality, of race, of gender, of science, of religion, the histories within Tolkien's legendarium and in cinematic adaptations, and much more. Submitted abstracts need not be on the theme; all will be considered. Our keynote will be delivered by Dr. Gergely Nagy. There will be a virtuql component to this conference, and we will accept virtual delivery.
A Critical Companion to Wes Craven
edited by Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns and John Darowski
Part of the Critical Companion to Popular Directors series edited by Adam Barkman and Antonio Sanna
Please, consider participating in one of the sessions organized by the ASECS Italian Studies Caucus. Abstracts or proposals should be sent directly to session organizers preferably no later than September 17, 2021.
Presidential Session: Venice, Real and Imagined
Irene Zanini-Cordi, Florida State University, email@example.com
While we have received many excellent abstracts, we are currently soliciting abstracts which directly engage with
- critical race theory
- race and representation
- the global south
We are especially interested in soliciting chapters featuring non-Western perspectives and work by scholars of colour.
We hope to include work from both established and emerging scholars; junior scholars & graduate students are also encouraged to apply.
Pikachu’s Transmedia Adventures: The Continuing Adaptability of the Pokemon Franchise
While the Covid pandemic left many feeling isolated, from tragedy has emerged a new surge in modes of fan interaction and fan fiction that further challenge who, what, and how “canon” is determined in fictional worlds that have long since been closed by the authors and script writers.
The Vampire Studies Area of the PCA welcomes papers, presentations, panels, and roundtable discussions that cover all aspects of the vampire as it appears throughout global culture. This year's conference will be held April 13-16 in Seattle, WA.
This year the Vampire Community celebrates the centenary of Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror. We welcome papers, panel presentations, or creative pieces about this classic genre defining film. As well as this broad theme we also welcome papers, presentations, and panels that cover any of the following:
The Non-Western Vampire (i.e. Black, Asian, Latino/a/x, African)
The Horror Vampire Byronic vs Hedonistic, or Horror vs Romantic
Extended Call for Papers: Crime Fiction Studies
Volume 3, Issue 1: ‘Making a Murderer: True Crime in Contemporary American Popular Culture’
Guest Editors: Victoria Madden and Harriet Stilley