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Geek/Art CONfluence: Presentations on Geek Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:48am
Geek/Art CONfluence
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

The third annual Geek/Art CONfluence, a comic con taking place through the School of Art at Syracuse University, is accepting proposals from both FACULTY/PROFESSIONALS and STUDENTS (grad and undergrad) on GEEK CULTURE-RELATED topics.

GEEK CULTURE includes comics/manga; sci-fi and fantasy books, magazines, and movies; cartoons and animation; gaming; fan culture such as cosplay and zines; and related topics.

CFP: Comics & Popular Arts Conference 2022 - Atlanta, September 1-5 - DragonCon

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2022 - 3:34pm
Comics & Popular Arts Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 7, 2022

The Comics and Popular Arts Conference (CPAC) invites submissions for our 15th Annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, September 1-5, 2022.

CPAC is an annual academic conference for the studies of comics and the popular arts, including science/speculative fiction and fantasy literature, film, and other media, comic books, manga, graphic novels, anime, gaming, etc., presented to a mixed audience of scholars and fans. The mission of CPAC is to promote scholarship on popular culture and to encourage the engagement between scholars and fans in order to deepen our understanding of comics and other popular arts. CPAC presentations are peer reviewed, based in scholarly research.

*Final Call* Investigating the Hardwood – Interdisciplinary Analyses of and Reflections on Professional Basketball

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:36am
Till Neuhaus & Niklas Thomas (Eds.)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 17, 2022

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”.

Soap Opera & Serialized Storytelling - PCA 2022

updated: 
Thursday, December 30, 2021 - 5:13pm
Popular Culture Association Conference - 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021

Soap operas, wrestling, periodicals, reality television, comic books, literature, video game and film franchises, vlogging, sports, advertising campaigns, and now even politics and political journalism have harnessed the power and popularity of the serialized form to build and sustain audiences in our increasingly fractured media landscape.

CFP Mouse’s Monsters at PCA: Further Examples of Monsters and the Monstrous in the Worlds of Disney (PCA Vitual 2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 - 3:58pm
Michael A Torregrossa / Monsters & the Monstrous Area of Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 21, 2022

The Mouse’s Monsters at PCA: Further Examples of Monsters and the Monstrous in the Worlds of Disney

Sponsored Session Proposed for the 2022 Virtual Conference of the Popular Culture Association

Sponsored by the Monsters & the Monstrous Area and the Disney Studies Areas of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association for PCA’s Disney Studies Special Topic Area.

Virtual event: 13-16 April 2022.

Proposals are due by 21 January 2022.

 

Deadline Approaching: "Altered States" - FSAC Grad Colloquium, Co-Hosted by Utoronto/York (February 18-19 2022)

updated: 
Monday, December 13, 2021 - 8:01pm
Film Studies Association of Canada, Cinema Studies Graduate Student Union (University of Toronto), and the Gradaute Film Student Association (York University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 17, 2021

CFP: "Altered States" - FSAC Grad Colloquium, Co-Hosted by Utoronto/York (February 18-19 2022)deadline for submissions: December 17, 2021full name / name of organization: Film Studies Association of Canada, Cinema Studies Graduate Student Union (University of Toronto), and the Gradaute Film Student Association (York University)contact email: csgraduatestudentunion@gmail.com

CFP: FSAC Grad Colloquium, Co-Hosted by Utoronto/York (February 18-19 2022) 

CFP: Audience Reception, Diversity, & Cancel Culture on TV

updated: 
Monday, December 13, 2021 - 8:01pm
Jonina Anderson-Lopez/University of South Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 10, 2022

We have been invited by McFarland to expand a recent article on diversity and cancel culture in television (Anderson-Lopez et al., 2021) for a book proposal further exploring the phenomenon of audience sway over television content. Please see the CFP below and feel free to reach out to us with questions. We hope to turn around the book proposal to McFarland in a timely manner, so please note the January 10, 2022, deadline for 300-500 word chapter proposals. We look forward to reading your submissions and collaborating on this edited collection!

Sincerely,

Call for Submissions: Journal of Springsteen Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 4:24pm
BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies / Caroline Madden
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 14, 2022

BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies (http://boss.mcgill.ca/) is an open-access academic journal that publishes peer-reviewed essays pertaining to Bruce Springsteen. The editors of BOSS are currently soliciting papers for the journal’s fifth edition, with an expected publication date of September 2022.

Portmanteau Woolf

updated: 
Saturday, December 4, 2021 - 1:54pm
Virginia Woolf Miscellany
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

CFP: Virginia Woolf Miscellany

Issue #99 Spring 2022 : DEADLINE EXTENDED

Submissions Due: January 31st 2022

Special Topic:

Portmanteau Woolf

Guest Editors: Valérie Favre and Shilo McGiff

 

A call for all readers, common and uncommon:

 

*Final Deadline Extension 12/31/21* Call for Abstracts for an edited volume: "Avatar: The Last Airbender and Theology" under contract with McFarland Press

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:39pm
Michael Riggins
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

McFarland Press is currently seeking papers for an edited volume on the intersection of the Avatar Universe and Theology. Essays should mainly concentrate on Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra, but may also consider the graphic novels or the live action film if appropriate. Essays should be accessible to a lay reader, but focused on an academic audience. 

 

Seeking chapters on Music & Deviance

updated: 
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 2:00pm
Sylvia M DeSantis/Cambridge Scholars Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Fumbling Towards Ecstasy: The Intersectionality of Music and Deviance
Editor:Sylvia M DeSantis

This volume will explore the avenues through which 20th century musicians, and their enthused audiences, created necessarily deviant cultural movements. From the optimism engendered by the Big BandEra to socially justice-mindedGrunge in the ‘90s, musicians have used their stage power to resist, reward, and recreate long-standing cultural codes.

https://www.cambridgescholars.com/uploads/Fumbling%20Towards%20Ecstasy%2...

CFP: "Altered States" - FSAC Grad Colloquium, Co-Hosted by Utoronto/York (February 18-19 2022)

updated: 
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:45am
Film Studies Association of Canada, Cinema Studies Graduate Student Union (University of Toronto), and the Gradaute Film Student Association (York University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 17, 2021

CFP: FSAC Grad Colloquium, Co-Hosted by Utoronto/York (February 18-19 2022) 

The following is a Call for Papers for the 24th Annual Film Studies Association of Canada Graduate Colloquium, co-hosted by the University of Toronto and York University, to take place online on 18/19 February 2022. Submission guidelines are outlined below.

 

CFP: Altered States

 

Nothing exists that doesn’t have this senseless sense – common to flames, dreams, uncontrollable laughter – in those moments when consumption accelerates, beyond the desire to endure.

- Georges Bataille, The Impossible

 

Taylor Swift as/and Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 11:42pm
Betsy Winakur Tontiplaphol
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 14, 2022

Taylor Swift, one of the best known musical artists of her generation, has left an indelible mark on popular culture and the collective consciousness. Although Swift is a perennial subject in the media, cast in both a positive and a negative light, few professional scholars have considered her work.

Television and Empathy [Edited Collection]

updated: 
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 8:46am
Michael Samuel, Unviersity of Bristol
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 19, 2021

Call for Papers

 

Television and Empathy

 

Edited Collection 

 

 

What is television’s capacity to elicit empathy?

 

 

Reminder: A Critical Companion to Wes Craven

updated: 
Monday, November 15, 2021 - 6:32pm
Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 20, 2021

Reminder: A Critical Companion to Wes Craven

deadline for submissions: 

December 20, 2021

full name / name of organization: 

Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns

contact email: 

wescraven1939@yahoo.com

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

 

Special Panel: Mysteries of Dune: Esotericism, Occultism, and the Magic of Melange

updated: 
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 7:43pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 14, 2021

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."  

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

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

Dickens Symposium 2022. Our Dickens: Dickens and his Publics

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 2:49pm
The Dickens Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 29, 2021

EXTENDED DEADLINE -  The 27th Annual Dickens Society Symposium


Our Dickens: Dickens and His Publics

July 8-10, 2022

London, UK

Hosted by City, University of London

Members of the Programme Committee:

Chris Louttit, Michaela Mahlberg, David McAllister, Claire Wood

DREADNESS The Mystic Power, Philosophy and Performance of Shadow 1941-2021

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:57am
Groundation Foundation and the University of the West Indies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 21, 2022

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: Circuits, Networks, Connections

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:47am
Punk Scholars Network
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 5, 2021

English

 

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

SWPACA 2022: Television [EXTENSION]

updated: 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 2:17pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 14, 2021

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 - CFP for General Issue

updated: 
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 3:53pm
Popular Culture Review - University of Nevada Las Vegas, Dept. of English
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 10, 2022

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.

 

Books Beyond Boundaries Conference: Nationhood, Identity, and Speculative Fiction

updated: 
Monday, October 18, 2021 - 5:47am
Ulster University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 12, 2021

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

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:27pm
StokerCon/Horror Writers Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

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

Game Studies Area: 2022 PCA/ACA National Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:27pm
PCA/ACA Game Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

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.

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I. Topics of Interest

Reminder: Scoring Peak TV: Music and Sound in Television’s New ‘Golden Age’

updated: 
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 2:45am
Steve (Janet K.) Halfyard/ Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

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).

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