Mediascape, UCLA’s graduate journal for Cinema and Media Studies, seeks submissions for the Meta-Section of its upcoming issue on digital and new media.
film and television
NeMLA Convention, March 21-24, 2019 in Washington, DC.
CALL FOR PAPERS: EXTENDED DEADLINE EDITION
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”
Presiding Officer: Carole-Anne Tyler, University of California, Riverside
Proposal Due Date: August 1st, see our CFP page for open sessions (https://www.pamla.org/2018/topic-areas)
Call for Chapters
Kevin Hetherington, author of Badlands of Modernity: Heterotopia and Social Ordering
Lieven De Cauter, editor of Heterotopia and the City: Public Space in a Postcivil Society
Editors: Simon Ferdinand, Irina Souch and Daan Wesselman (the University of Amsterdam)
Keywords: heterotopia, globalisation, discourse, space, art, literature, film, popular culture
Conference Dates: October 18th-19th, 2018.
Keynote Speaker: Richard T. Rodriguez, University of California, Riverside
Deadline for Submissions: August 1st, 2018
CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS
Fabienne Kanor in Transgression:
Documenting, Performing, Writing, and Filming the Insufferable
A Multivolume Anthology
This multivolume anthology project centers on Fabienne Kanor’s performance, literary, filmic and journalistic works through critical examinations of their embedded transgressive aesthetic.
The co-chairs of the PCA/ACA Vampire Studies area are soliciting papers, presentations, panels and roundtable discussions which cover any aspect of the Vampire for the Annual National Joint Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference to be held in Washington, DC from April 17-20, 2019. We are particularly interested in papers, presentations, and panels that cover:
● The vampire on television (i.e. The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, The Strain)
● Recent vampire films, such as Byzantium, Only Lovers Left Alive, What We Do in the Shadows, and A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
Calls for Proposals: The Oxford Handbook of Children’s Film
Edited by Noel Brown (Liverpool Hope University, UK)
- Abstracts (300–400 words): 31 July 2018
- First Drafts (8,000 to 10,000 words): 31 May 2019
I am seeking proposals for chapters for possible inclusion in the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Children’s Film, under contract with Oxford University Press. Oxford Handbooks are intended to offer authoritative and up-to-date surveys of original research in a particular subject area, with essays giving critical examinations of the progress and direction of debates, as well as a foundation for future research.
CALL FOR PAPERS special issue ‘Tropical Gothic’
Submission Deadline: 30 December 2018
‘The Gothic’ is undergoing a resurgence in academic and popular cultures. Propelled by fears produced by globalization, the neoliberal order, networked technologies, post-truth and environmental uncertainty – tropes of ‘the gothic’ resonate. The gothic allows us to delve into the unknown. It calls up unspoken truths and secret desires.
Reading Reality through Science Fiction
The academic journal Messages, Sages and Ages (http://www.msa.usv.ro/), based at the English Department, University of Suceava, Romania, invites contributions for an issue on “science fiction as reality-check”; the theme issue is guest edited by Roberto Paura (University of Perugia, Italy).