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French Women Shaping the Fantastic & the Quotidian in the US Film Ind.

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2022 - 12:03pm
Elisabeth-C. Muelsch , Women in French/PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

 I am proposing the following panel for the PAMLA  2022 to be held in Los Angeles, California (UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel, November 11-13, 2022.

 

Paper abstracts should be uploaded directly to the conference portal CFP page on or before May 15th.

 

For any questions please contact me at emuelsch@angelo.edu

 

 

AppleTV show Severance

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2022 - 12:02pm
Jennifer Dawes
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Call for Papers for an Edited Collection                                                              

 

“Let’s chat about something you have heard of . . .   the Work/Life balance.”                                                                              –Lumon Industries handbook as read by Mark S.

Work/Life Balance:Interdisciplinary explorations of the collective and the self through analysis of AppleTV’s Severance                                                                           

"Is This Us?": Gendered Representations of Death in Contemporary Narratives

updated: 
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 1:52pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association Nov 11-13, 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

+++EXTENDED DEADLINE+++++Whether Poe was correct in asserting that “The death of a beautiful woman is, unquestionably, the most poetical topic in the world,” he certainly was correct in associating her demise, mythical or otherwise, with the generation of art.  This special session for PAMLA 2022 invites papers that consider the significance of representations of death in modern popular culture.  Papers may engage the following questions or consider the topic from other directions.  How does the gendered and raced association of death with femininity produce normative masculinity?  In what ways does the overdetermined association between women and mortality stabilize concepts of geography, including nation?  Can we even imagine “America” without the quoti

Articles urgently required to fill the gaps in an edited collection

updated: 
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 6:59am
University of Gafsa
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Call for Chapters: Of (Hu)Man and Monarchs: Humanness and the Fictional Representations of Monarchs in literature, Arts, popular culture and Media deadline for submissions: May 15th, 2022 full name / name of organization: University of Gafsa contact email: crowncollection436@gmail.com 

Call for Chapters: Of (Hu)Man and Monarchs: Humanness and the Fictional Representations of Monarchs in literature, Arts, popular culture and Media (The title may change) contact email: crowncollection436@gmail.com 

He wrapped himself in regal garments and fastened the sash.

When Gilgamesh placed his crown on his head,

[UPDATE] Journal of Dracula Studies

updated: 
Monday, May 2, 2022 - 2:35pm
Anne DeLong/Curt Herr
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

We invite manuscripts of scholarly articles (4000-6000 words) on any of the following: Bram Stoker, the novel Dracula, the historical Dracula, the vampire in folklore, fiction, film, popular culture, and related topics.
Submissions should be sent electronically (as an e-mail attachment in .docx). Please indicate the title of your submission in the subject line of your e-mail.
Please follow MLA style.
Contributors are responsible for obtaining any necessary permissions and ensuring observance of copyright.
Manuscripts will be peer-reviewed independently by at least two scholars in the field.
Copyright for published articles remains with the author.

“Post-Now” Screen Adaptation (MMLA, DEADLINE EXTENDED - May 10)

updated: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022 - 4:47pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

The Film II permanent section panel seeks papers that examine screen adaptation in the moment of variously theorized “post-nows”: post-literature, post-cinema, and/or post-television. Proposals may be on any topic related to screens and adaptation, including papers that:

Space in Movement. Dynamic trajectories in Audio-Visual Representations. Cinema, TV Series, Web

updated: 
Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 1:42pm
Universitetet i Bergen
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Bergen 2022 aims to continue the reflection on spatiality started during the 2021 conference, addressing the theme of the dynamic representation of space in Italian cinema, television and new audiovisual media production.

The idea on which we propose to reflect is that the classical space paradigm has been altered, breaking the rigid geometry of the causal structure. This new spatiality creates a movement without purpose and without destination, a line of action without aim, a condition of wandering that becomes the hallmark of the modern form.

Science Fiction from the Margins

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 9:03am
Panic at the Discourse: An Interdisciplinary Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did the divine right of kings. Any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings. Resistance and change often begin in art, and very often in our art, the art of words.

 - Ursula LeGuin, 2014

Representing Mothers and Motherhood on Screen

updated: 
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 2:32pm
Dr Susan Liddy, Dr Deirdre Flynn
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 25, 2022

Call for Chapters – edited volume

Editors Susan Liddy and Deirdre Flynn

Representing Mothers and Motherhood on Screen

Peace, Literature, and Pedagogy (MMLA) *Deadline extended

updated: 
Monday, April 25, 2022 - 8:24am
Matthew Horton / University of North Georgia
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

CFP for Peace, Literature, and Pedagogy Panel

MMLA 2022, November 16-21, Minneapolis, MN

Abstract Deadline: May 10, 2022

General Conference Topic: “Post-Now”

The Midwest Modern Language Association welcomes, especially but not exclusively, proposals dealing with any aspect of the theme “Post-Now” for the 2022 conference. Please find a general description of this theme here: 

https://www.luc.edu/mmla/convention/callforpapers/

DEADLINE EXTENDED - CFP: "American Literature 1870-Present" (MMLA Permanent Section)

updated: 
Sunday, April 24, 2022 - 11:15am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

The MMLA’s permanent section on American Literature After 1870 invites papers which, building on the conference theme, examine the topic of “post-book” American literature. In an 1868 essay, John William De Forest first used the term “The Great American Novel,” which has had an outsized impact on the American literary imagination ever since. This panel asks how the term applies in an age of sophisticated narratives that often live outside of the printed page, or in transmedia combinations with the printed page. While acknowledging the continuing importance of print texts both old and new, our panel seeks papers that examine the changes to literary analysis, objects, and pedagogy associated with a contemporary “post book” orientation.

Decolonising Media and Communication Studies Education in Africa

updated: 
Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 11:48am
Co-editors: Drs. Selina Mudavanhu (McMaster University), Shepherd Mpofu (University of Limpopo), Kezia Batisai (University of Johannesburg)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Call for Chapter Proposals:  

Decolonizing Media and Communication Studies Education in Africa  

We are seeking abstracts (250 words maximum) together with a short biography and subsequently 6,000 word chapters for an edited book that explores the topic of decolonizing media and communication education in Africa.

Turkish Shakespeares Project (Call for Researchers)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:23pm
Turkish Shakespeares Project
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

 

Turkish Shakespeares Project (Call for Researchers)

The Turkish Shakespeares Project seeks new researches to join its Research Team.

The Turkish Shakespeares Research Team has an interdiciplinary nature and consists of scholars who are from a broad research area and study Shakespeare in Turkey. Team – Turkish Shakespeares (wordpress.com)

While our current scholars are from the English Language and Liteature, Turkish Language and Literature, Theatre, and Translation departments, we aim to include scholars from other disciplines, including but not limited to, Media Studies, Cultural Studies, History, and many more.

 

PAMLA panel: Spaces of Memory and Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian (LA, November 2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:19pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

CFP: PAMLA 2022

Spaces of Memory and Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian

(Special session)

 

Location:

Los Angeles, California at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel

 

Time: November 11-13, 2022

Abstract Submission Deadline:

May 15, 2022.

 

Presiding officer: 

Mavis Tseng

Associate Professor,

Director of the Language Center

Taipei Medical University

mavistseng@tmu.edu.tw

 

2022 MAPACA War Studies Area

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:18pm
MAPACA - Mid Atlantic Popular & American Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Call for Papers

2022 Conference of   Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association (MAPACA)

MAPACA War Studies Area

Thursday, November 10 -- Saturday, November 12, 2022
Princeton Marriott at Forrestal
Princeton, New Jersey 

Proposals due to http://www.mapaca.net  by  June 30, 2022

Carryin’ the Banner: Critical Essays on the Newsies Film and Broadway Adaptation

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:16pm
Emily Hamilton-Honey/SUNY Canton
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

Newsies, both as a film in 1992 and a Broadway show in 2012, has been a sleeper hit for all of its existence. Disney wrote the film off as a failure when it took roughly $15 million to make and only grossed $2.8 million – and yet, the film found a wide, willing, and devoted audience through VHS rentals and Disney Channel showings. The Newsies Broadway show was originally intended to be a licensed adaptation for high schools and colleges - and yet, the built-in audience was so eager for a Broadway adaptation that Disney Theatrical Productions decided to make the gamble.

Call for Chapters Researching the Influence of Feminist Film Theory on Films and TV Series of the 21st Century

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:15pm
Cristelle Maury
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

 

Call for chapters

Researching the Influence of Feminist Film Theory

on 21st Century Films and TV Series

               

 

A growing number of scholars have acknowledged how the works of feminist scholars and feminist film scholars have influenced filmmakers and screenwriters (Radner and Stringer 2011; Roche 2014 and 2018; Maury and Roche 2020). The objective of this collected volume is to pursue inquiry of cross-fertilization between (intersectional) feminist (film) theory and films and TV series,           produced in the English-speaking world of the 21st century.

King Arthur "Quondam et Futurus"

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:15pm
Center for Medieval-Renaissance Studies, University of Virginia-Wise
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 11, 2022

This session is part of the 35th annual Medieval-Renaissance Conference, sponsored by the Center for Medieval-Renaissance Studies at the University of Virginia's College at Wise, Spetember 15-17, 2022.  It welcomes proposals about all topics related to King Arthur as a figure in literature, history, art, and entertainment.  Interested in interdisciplinary approaches, such as the character of Arthur in romance and history, in art and literature, and in popular media, are especially encouraged.  We also welcome proposals on:

Constructed Languages and Power in Science Fiction and Fantasy

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 2:15pm
Matt Barton
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

We invite essays for a collected edition that investigates constructed languages in the contexts and functions of socio-political power within the broad category of science fiction, speculative, and fantasy encompassing film, tv, games, comics, songs, poems, and other media.

Please send queries and 350-500 word proposals to conlangpowerbook@gmail.com by May 15, 2022. Contributors will be notified before the end of June. We will begin evaluating the 5000-7500-word essays on November 15, 2022.

Possible topics might include constructed languages, power, and

  • Race, gender, sexuality, ability, or gender identity

Fantasy Literature: A Companion [UPDATE]

updated: 
Saturday, April 16, 2022 - 9:01pm
Editor Dr. Charul ("Chuckie") Palmer-Patel
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

While fantasy fiction has become incredibly popular and prolific in these last few decades, the appeal of fantastical literature dates back to antiquity, as mythologies, legends, and encounters with the supernatural have formed a large part of narrative traditions in every culture and language. This companion seeks to update and address underexamined areas of fantasy fiction, with the chief aim to provide a global introduction to English-language and English-translation fantasy fiction. This collection will focus on the contemporary written word (narrative prose) produced in late 20th and early 21st century.

Short Story (SCMLA hybrid conference session); proposals deadline EXTENDED 30 April 22

updated: 
Friday, April 15, 2022 - 12:44pm
SCMLA- South Central Modern Language Association annual meeting
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

We seek paper abstracts for a panel on the short story (and other forms of short narrative broadly conceived). This panel will be conducted at SCMLA’s 79th Annual Hybrid Conference, to be held in Memphis, Tennessee from October 13-15, 2022. The conference offers options for both In Person and Virtual attendance to suit presenters’ needs.

Papers might cover any variety of topics, including studies of the traditional 'short story' literary genre as well as other types of short narrative — like short-program multimedia, short films, music videos, short-episode video games, social media micro-literature, and anything else that pushes at the boundaries of literature studies.

Film- English-language (SCMLA hybrid conference session); proposals deadline EXTENDED 30 April 22

updated: 
Friday, April 15, 2022 - 12:41pm
SCMLA- South Central Modern Language Association annual meeting
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

We seek paper abstracts on English-language films. The topic is broadly conceived and open, and approaches may favor criticism, theory, history, etc. At least one panel, more as interests warrant and the program allows, will be conducted at SCMLA’s 79th Annual Hybrid Conference, to be held in Memphis, Tennessee from October 13-15, 2022. The conference will be hybrid and offers options for either in-person or virtual attendance to suit presenters’ needs.

Papers might cover any variety of topics on films in the English language.

If you are interested, please submit a paper title and abstract of approximately 400 words to

Scott L. Baugh (scott.baugh@ttu.edu) and

Administory Vol. 8 - Administrative Cultures and their Aesthetics

updated: 
Thursday, April 14, 2022 - 9:07am
Administory
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

This special issue of Administory focuses on the relationship between different traditions of literature or art, on the one hand, and of state administration, on the other. By highlighting the "story" in Administory, it seeks to unpack aesthetic configurations manifest in literary and artistic works engaging with bureaucratic topics and spaces, set in (or against) a variety of historical backgrounds. Drawing on literature, but also on film or other arts to highlight different administrative cultural contexts and then contrasting them in their specificity is the goal of the edition.

War and Representation in India

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 3:06pm
University of Delhi/ Revue Lisa Special Issue
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Call for journal articles/ Concept note for 

War and Representation in India

Special Issue, Revue Lisa

 

Gazing Through a Pandemic Lens: Absurdist Literature, Theatre & Film

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 1:50pm
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

119th PAMLA Conference

Los Angeles, CA | November 11-13, 2022 (entirely in-person)
PAMLA 2022: UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel

Sponsored by UCLA Department of English

 

Special Session: Gazing Through a Pandemic Lens: Absurdist Literature, Theatre & Film

 

Presiding Officer:  Dr. Kimberly Jew, University of Utah

 

This panel seeks papers that explore the connections between our experiences of the recent (and ongoing) global pandemic and Absurdist literature, theatre & film. 

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