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2018 PCAS Annual Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 2:19pm
Popular Culture Association in the South/American Culture Association in the South
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION IN THE SOUTH & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION IN THE SOUTH

2018 Conference

New Orleans, LA   October 4-6

 

The Popular Culture Association in the South and the American Culture Association in the South meet every year to present and discuss ideas about popular culture, American and world-wide. From Andrew Marvell to Captain Marvel, topics are wide-ranging and extensive. We also encourage individual submissions and panels of creative writing. We invite panels organized around one issue or theme.

Submissions: Papers are limited to twenty (20) minutes or fewer.

Fantastic (Fantasy, Horror, and Science Fiction) Area (NEPCA Worcester State 10/19-20/2018)

updated: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 7:52am
Michael A Torregrossa / Fantastic (Fantasy, Horror, and Science Fiction) Area
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Fantastic (Fantasy, Horror, and Science Fiction) Area

Eleventh-Anniversary and Farewell Sessions

 

2018 Conference of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association (NEPCA)

Worcester State University, Worcester, Massachusetts

19-20 October 2018

Proposals due 1 June 2018

 

Asian and Asian American Culture Area

updated: 
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 1:16pm
Midwest Pop Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Call for Papers

Asian and Asian American Culture Area

2018 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

 

Thursday-Sunday, 4-7 October 2018

Indianapolis, IN
Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
Deadline: May 31, 2018

The Asian and Asian American Culture Areaof the Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming Conference in October 2018.

Proposals will be accepted from any area relating to Asian and Asian American cultures.  Potential topics could include, but are not limited to:

Prisoner and Wentworth Edited Book

updated: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 7:34am
Monash University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 21, 2018

We invite proposals for chapters for an edited collection called Wentworth is the New Prisoner (working title), which is developing in the wake of a successful conference of the same name held in Melbourne in April 2018. We already have interest from publishers.

The DC Universe

updated: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 7:33am
Alicia Goodman / Texas Tech University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

The DC Universe

Edited by Douglas Brode, Alicia M. Goodman, and Robert G. Weiner 

The editors of a forthcoming volume are seeking concise essays of around 5,000 words related to any aspect of the DC Universe. We are seeking pieces that are academically sound, but accessible to the general reader. We want a unique collection of original and interpretive essays about the DC Universe that give original insights about all sorts of aspects related to the Universe DC has built since the 1930s. We are also doing a companion volume looking at the Marvel Universe.

The Marvel Universe

updated: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 7:33am
Alicia Goodman / Texas Tech University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

The Marvel Universe

Edited by Douglas Brode, Alicia M. Goodman, and Robert G. Weiner

The editors of a forthcoming volume are seeking concise essays of around 5,000 words related to any aspect of the Marvel Universe. We are seeking pieces that are academically sound, but accessible to the general reader. We want a unique collection of original and interpretive essays about the Marvel Universe that give original insights about all sorts of aspects related to the Universe Marvel has built since the 1930s. We are also doing a companion volume looking at the DC Universe. 

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Science Fiction'

updated: 
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 9:32am
Justin Wyble, Chaminade University of Honolulu
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Science Fiction
Presiding Officer: Justin Wyble, Chaminade University of Honolulu, justin.wyble@chaminade.edu
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Comics and Graphic Narratives

updated: 
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 9:25am
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA; November 9-11, 2018)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Proposals for individual presentations are invited for the Comics and Graphic Narratives panel at the 2018 meeting of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA). All papers dealing with comics and other graphic narratives will be considered. Papers utilizing media specific analysis, and papers with a strong connection to this year theme of "Acting, Roles, Stages" are highly encouraged. A visual component to the paper/presentation is also encouraged.

This years conference will be held in Bellingham, Washington and is sponsored by Western Washington University. The conference will be held between Friday, November 9, 2018 and Sunday, November 11, 2018.

LGBTQ Television Panel

updated: 
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 12:34pm
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Together, the Television area and the LGBTQ Studies area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association seek proposals for a co-sponsored panel at the 2018 conference in Baltimore, Maryland

We invite papers that examine any aspect of the relationship between television and the LGBTQ community. Potential topics include but are not limited to:

 

*      Will & Grace, revivals

*      Pose, the Ryan Murphy empire

*      Riverdale, queerbaiting and youth culture

*      When We Rise, social movements on television

*      Queer Eye, makeover shows in the Trump era

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