International Conference “Historical Fiction, Fictional History, and Historical Reality”Call for Papers FCSH-Universidade Nova de LisboaLisbon, Portugal 6-8 March 2020 Organised by CETAPS and CHAM The most pellucid pearls of historical narrative are often fount in fiction, long a major component of historical understanding. More people apprehend the past through historical novels, from Walter Scott to Jean Plaidy, than through any formal history.David Lowenthal, The Past is a Foreign Country (1985) 224 Historical fiction has been riding a crest of popularity, and, to a certain degree, it was that popularity that motivated (or forced) the academic study of the genre.
film and television
Updated Call for Papers
The Second International Conference on Twenty-First Century Film Directors
University of Wolverhampton in collaboration with Light House Media Centre, Wolverhampton presents
Kathryn Bigelow: A Visionary Filmmaker
Thursday July 11th 2019 at Light House Media Centre*, Wolverhampton
Keynotes: Dr Deborah Jermyn, University of Roehampton, London, and Dr Stella Hockenhull, University of Wolverhampton
FINAL Call for Abstracts (Extended Deadline)Aigne, 2019/2020 IssueTheme: “Crisis: Predicament and Potential”Deadline May 2nd, 2019
In “The Effects of Superhero Sagas on Our Gendered Selves,” Elizabeth Behm-Morawitz and Hillary Pennell suggest that superheroes are most often represented across U.S. popular culture texts as “super gendered" in ways that impact how we as a culture “construct gender-related identities, attitudes, and beliefs” by affirming gender norms. While there has been much scholarly analysis of gender identity, presentation, and performance in relation to female superheroes, less critical attention has been paid to examining the cultural function of male superheroes in either affirming or challenging hegemonic masculinity.
Medievalism in America Panelist Needed
Please Respond by 20 April 2019
The Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture is organizing a panel on American medievalisms for a session at the June meeting of the New England American Studies Association at Fitchburg State University (Fitchburg, MA) on Saturday, June 8.
We are in need of a third presenter. Please contact us ASAP at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Founder, Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture
A Critical Companion to Robert Zemeckis
edited by Adam Barkman and Antonio Sanna
Part of the Critical Companion to Popular Directors series.
Backward Glances 2019: REBOOT
The Screen Cultures Graduate Student Conference
Department of Radio/Television/Film, Northwestern University
September 27 & 28, 2019
Submission Deadline: June 15, 2019
REALITY CHECK: Representing Real Bodies in Performance 2019
Univerisity of York, Department of Theatre, Film and Television, UK
A Postgraduate led conference exploring Representations of Real Bodies in Performance
CONFERENCE DATE AND VENUE:
June 20th 2019 (09.30 - 18.00)
Univeristy of York, Department of Theatre, Film and Television
Baird Lane, Heslignton East Campus
Wyndham San Diego Bayside
Thursday, November 14 to Sunday, November 17.
The City in Literature & Culture special session of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is now accepting proposals for the organization’s 117th annual conference. The call-for-papers deadline is Monday, June 10, 2019.
Call for Papers: Shakespeare and Popular Culture
12-13 October 2019, Campion College of the Liberal Arts, Sydney