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Special issue: "The Allure of Obsolescence"

updated: 
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 12:04pm
Artifact & Apparatus: Journal of Media Archaeology
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

We are excited to announce the launch of and call for papers for a new peer-reviewed, open-access online journal, Artifact & Apparatus: Journal of Media Archaeology. We invite scholars, curators, and practitioners from art history, film and media studies, library and information science, science and technology studies, and related fields to contribute articles on the history, theory, aesthetics, and practice of media objects, broadly conceived.

Seriality and Streaming

updated: 
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 12:04pm
Ellen Seiter/ Global Storytelling
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 1, 2021

Global Storytelling: Journal of Digital and Moving Images is a new journal founded by Editor-in-ChiefYing Zhu, hosted at Hong Kong Baptist University, and published by University of Michigan. 

Special topic “Streaming and Seriality”

Ellen Seiter and Suzanne Scott, guest editors for special issue

 

Critical Perspectives on Hulu's 'Castle Rock'

updated: 
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 12:03pm
Alissa Burger/Culver-Stockton College and Jennifer Collins/SUNY Delhi
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

The Hulu series Castle Rock (2018 – 2019) occupies a unique textual space that both builds upon and transcends traditional notions of adaptation in its approach to Stephen King’s canon, engaging with the significance of place, intersecting narratives, and multiple worlds. As stated in the opening credits, Castle Rock is ‘based on characters and settings by Stephen King’, but it uses those established elements to create something original, telling new stories, building on iconic characters and creating compelling tales for new ones, situated within one of King’s signature Maine towns.

EPIDEMICS AND OTHERING: THE BIOPOLITICS OF COVID-19 IN HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES

updated: 
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 12:03pm
Jun.-Prof. Dr. Heike Steinhoff, Ruhr-University Bochum
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has impacted the globe for more than a year. This development sparked renewed interest in the historical, sociocultural, political, and economic aspects of epidemics and pandemics, currently evidenced by an outpouring of scholarship on the consequences of the current pandemic on the world’s population  as well as social and economic structures. This symposium provides a forum specifically for the study of the sociocultural developments that lead to “Othering” in situations of a perceived crisis.

CfP: Film Education Journal - Decolonising Film Education (June 2022)

updated: 
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 12:02pm
Film Education Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 5, 2021

Film Education Journal - Special Issue - Decolonising Film Education (to be published June 2022) 

 

 

Guest Editors: Professor Jyoti Mistry (HDK-Valand Academy) and Dr Lizelle Bisschoff (University of Glasgow) 

 


 

 

London's East End: A Short Encyclopedia [Film, Television, Music, Theater]

updated: 
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 2:27pm
McFarland
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 10, 2021

A small number of entries for London's East End: A Short Encyclopedia (under contract, McFarland; ed. Kevin A. Morrison) remain unassigned in the "Film, Television, Music, Theater" category. A list appears below. Entries for this category should range from 50-350 words. Established scholars, early career researchers, and advanced graduate students—those who, in a US context, have passed their qualifying exams—are welcome. Interested individuals may contact the volume's managing editor to have the entry assigned to them and request a style guide. 

Annie Wobler (Wesker)

A13 (Raban)

The Bells go Down (Dearden)

Bespoke Overcoat (Clayton)

Blight (Smith)

Last Call for Chapters: Japanese Horror

updated: 
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 2:27pm
Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

Last Call for Chapters: Japanese Horror

 

Edited by Subashish Bhattacharjee (Jawaharlal Nehru University),

Ananya Saha (Jawaharlal Nehru University) and

Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina)

http://artes.filo.uba.ar/pagnoni-berns-gabriel

 

We, the editors, are looking for four additional chapters for our book on Japanese horror. The deadline for the full manuscript to Lexington Press is May 10, 2021, so potential contributors must have in mind the process will be quickly as possible. Below, our original CFP.

Call for papers ART, CULTURE & CENSORSHIP (Concept vol. 21 no. 1/2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 2:25pm
“I.L. Caragiale” National University of Theater and Film in Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

We are happy to invite students, professors and researchers from all over the world to contribute with original articles and studies to our latest number of the CONCEPT academic journal, published by the “I.L. Caragiale” National University of Theater and Film in Bucharest, with the topic ART, CULTURE AND CENSORSHIP.

 Attached you will find the Call for papers and Guidelines for authors. We would be grateful if you could disseminate them among your students and colleagues.  *** 

CALL FOR PAPERS

Concept vol. 21 no. 1/ 2021

ARTĂ, CULTURĂ & CENZURĂ

ART, CULTURE & CENSORSHIP

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Shakespeare on Television: Seminar at the WSC 2021 (online)

updated: 
Monday, March 15, 2021 - 7:02am
World Shakespeare Congress, Singapore
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 1, 2021

We hereby welcome contributions to the seminar “Shakespeare on Television” for the 11th World Shakespeare Congress: Shakespeare Circuits (Singapore, 18-24 July 2021), to be held online. 

If you are interested, please send a short abstract between 100 and 300 words and your short bio by April 1, 2021 to the listed email address and enrol for our seminar by making it your first choice on the form on the conference website (http://139.196.28.181:9090/wsc2021/Seminars.html#form-tag).

Seminar Description

26. Shakespeare on Television

Exploring Motherly Instincts: Representation of Mothers in Indian Cinema

updated: 
Monday, March 15, 2021 - 12:02am
Cafe Dissensus
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Issue 63: April 2022: Exploring Motherly Instincts: Representation of Mothers in Indian Cinema [Last date for submission: 28 February, 2022; Date of publication: 1 April, 2022]

Guest-Editor: Srija Sanyal, Research Scholar, Ronin Institue, USA.

Concept Note:

Medical Culture in East Asian Cinema and Media

updated: 
Saturday, March 13, 2021 - 2:37pm
Ling Zhang, Yuqian Yan, and Pao-chen Tang
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 1, 2021

Call for Abstracts: Edited Volume on Medical Culture in East Asian Cinema and Media

 

Editors: Ling Zhang (SUNY Purchase College), Yuqian Yan (Washington University in St. Louis), and Pao-chen Tang (University of Manchester)

 

Messengers from the Stars: Episode VI

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 11:11am
School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon/University Lisbon Centre for English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 28, 2021

Messengers from the Stars: Episode VI

Online Conference

School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon

November 25-26, 2021

Nature and Overnature in SF and Fantasy Discourses

 

Science Fiction and Fantasy are lasting fields of inquiring into today’s world. They have become privileged means to question issues of aesthetic, ethical, political, social, economic, environmental and historical nature with high impact on contemporary societies. They have promoted hot-button issues and rich critical debates in literature as well as in cinema, TV, and videogames among other media.

A Therapy of Things? Materiality and Psychoanalysis in Literature and the Visual Arts

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 11:11am
Department of German Studies/English and American Studies, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

A Therapy of Things? Materiality and Psychoanalysis in Literature and the Visual Arts
Workshop at the Department of German Studies/English and American Studies, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

03.12.2021 & 10.12.2021 (online)

CFP INTERACTIVE FILM AND MEDIA CONFERENCE 2021

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 11:11am
INTERACTIVE FILM AND MEDIA CONFERENCE 2021
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 12, 2021

 

CFP INTERACTIVE FILM AND MEDIA CONFERENCE 2021

Abstracts deadline: April 12th, 2021

 

Camera Stylo 4 Conference “Transnational Screens: Global Literature and Cinema”

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 10:05am
The University of Sydney
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 18, 2021

Call for Papers

Camera Stylo 4 “Transnational Screens: Global Literature and Cinema”

Sydney University and Online, 14th–16th July, 2021

Deadline for submission: 18th February, 2021 NOW EXTENDED TO 18th MARCH.

Neoliberalism in Literature and Media Studies

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 10:04am
Michael J. Blouin / Milligan University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Over the past seventy years, neoliberal thinkers have strategically reinvented classical liberal ideals in order to privilege a sense of personal freedom over the perceived overreach of government intervention. Once considered a fringe movement, neoliberalism has steadily become the central tenet of American life. It is now nearly impossible, for example, to imagine any mainstream voice espousing tax hikes or championing the sorts of policies enacted under Franklin Delano Roosevelt or Lyndon Johnson. Promises of privatization today trump collective action in virtually every aspect of life.

ReFocus: The Films of Joaquín Jordá

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 10:04am
Edinburgh University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 30, 2021

Call for papers: ReFocus: The Films of Joaquín Jordá

 

Contact email: gloria.salvado@upf.edu and fran.benavente@upf.edu

 

 Deadline for abstracts: 30 May 2021

 

With a career that lasted almost fifty years, Joaquín Jordá (1935-2006) is one of the main figures in unconventional, heterodox and combative Spanish cinema.

 

2022 MLA Call for papers (LLC Korea Forum)

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 9:21am
MLA LLC Korea Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 17, 2021

The deadline for MLA LLC Korea Forum’s 2022 MLA (to be held in Washington DC, Jan 6-9) CFP has been extended to March 17th. Thank you for your support and interest - please feel free to circulate and share the CFPs widely!

 

<Domestic Materiality in Korea and Beyond>

Film and Literature

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 9:21am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Panel: Film and Literature

EXTENDED DEADLINE (March 20, 2021) Call for abstracts (edited volume): Latinx Representation in Popular Culture and New Media

updated: 
Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 9:08am
A.M. Marini (Instituto Franklin-UAH) & J.J. Ramirez (University of St. Gallen)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 20, 2021

EXTENDED DEADLINE: March 20, 2021

 

Call for abstracts: edited volume

Latinx Representation in Popular Culture and New Media

Editors: J. Jesse Ramirez (University of St. Gallen) and Anna Marta Marini (Instituto Franklin–UAH)

 

Conference series | 50+ Shades of Gothic: The Gothic Across Genre and Media in US Popular Culture

updated: 
Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 8:57am
PopMeC research collective and academic blog
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 4, 2021

EXTENDED DEADLINES | CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS

Confirmed keynote scholars: Enrique Ajuria Ibarra, Xavier Aldana Reyes, Kyle Bishop, Kevin Corstorphine, Justin Edwards (closing), Anya Heise-von der Lippe, Michael Howarth, Evert J. van Leeuwen, Elizabeth Parker + Michelle Poland, David Punter (closing), Julia Round, Christy Tidwell, Jeffrey Weinstock (opening), Maisha L. Wester. 

Edited Collection on Adventure Time

updated: 
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 11:34am
Ann-Gee Lee/University of Arkansas at Fort Smith
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 30, 2021

Edited Collection on Adventure Time 

 

According to the AV Club, “over six seasons and 186 episodes (and counting), [Adventure Time has] blossomed into one of the most distinctive cartoons currently on the air.” With young male hero, Finn, and his dog, Jake, whose shapeshifting body gets them out of trouble and a colorful world of adorable characters and creatures, the stories appeal to children of all ages. Additionally, the political undertones make it very attractive to scholars and fans. 

This CFP requests papers applying theoretical concepts to different issues that have risen in the show:

-the absurd, the imagination

-bullying, intimidation, and torture

AICED 22: Re-writing / Re-imagining the Past

updated: 
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 2:36pm
Dragoș Manea / English Department, University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

THE 22nd ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT

UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST

LITERATURE AND CULTURAL STUDIES SECTION

 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The English Department of the University of Bucharest invites proposals for the Literature and Cultural Studies section of its 22nd Annual International Conference:

 

Re-writing / Re-imagining the Past

 

Reading Poe Now

updated: 
Saturday, March 6, 2021 - 12:22am
Poe Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Call for Papers

MLA 2022 in Washington DC (hopefully!)

 

Poe scholars and Poe aficionados are always talking about Poe and always reading and rereading his works. He is ubiquitous—in print, film, popular culture, and all over the internet. His online presence increased even more in the late winter and early spring of 2020 as the world wrestled with the COVID-19 pandemic. For those of us who teach Poe and those of us who write about him, doing so in 2020 and 2021 seems more timely than ever, but it also feels different.

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