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Food Matters in Literature and Culture

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:38pm
Ball State University Digital Literature Review
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

Submissions are now open for the 2020-2021 issue of the Digital Literature Review, “Food Matters in Literature and Culture.” We welcome original, engaging submissions that consider representations of food in literature, film, television, or popular culture. In particular, we are interested in scholarly essays that consider food as a vehicle for exploring issues of inequity and empowerment, including but not limited to race, gender, class, ability, sexuality, and nationality. For example, how does food function as an expression of identity, as well as a common language bridging sociocultural, political, and economic gaps?

Media in America, America in Media Conference

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:34pm
Polish Rhetoric Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

We invite the submission of abstracts for Media in America, America in Media international conference to be held online on 25-26 March 2021. This is the third edition of a joint effort of the American Studies and Political Science scholars who aim to generate a cross-disciplinary debate that brings together divergent yet complementary voices reflecting on American media environment and America’s portrayals in media across the globe.

The conference Media in America, America in Media addresses a wide variety of topics across the disciplines of media, political science, language and cultural studies. They may include the following themes, among others:

Vampire Studies (2021 PCA/ACA National Conference)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 3:00pm
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021

The co-chairs of the PCA/ACA Vampire Studies area are soliciting papers, presentations, panels and roundtable discussions that cover any aspect of the Vampire for the Annual National Popular Culture Association Conference to be held in Boston, MA from June 2-5, 2021. You must be a member of the PCA to submit a proposal.

This year is a return to the aborted theme from Philadelphia, the legacy of Dracula. Anyone who was accepted last year may resubmit their proposal for an automatic acceptance.  As well as Dracula, we are particularly interested in papers, presentations, and panels that cover:

      Vampires at the end of the world and beyond

"SPECTRE" - CSGSU/FSAC Graduate Colloquium at the University of Toronto

updated: 
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 7:26am
The University of Toronto Cinema Studies Graduate Student Union and the Film Studies Association of Canada
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 29, 2021

"SPECTRE" - CSGSU/FSAC Graduate Colloquium at the University of Toronto 

23rd Annual Film Studies Association of Canada Graduate Colloquium
University of Toronto Cinema Studies Institute
Friday January 29 - Saturday January 30, 2021 (Virtual)
Call for papers: “SPECTRE”
Keynote address by Dr. David Marriott, Penn State University

Fresh from the Fight: Heroes, Tricksters, and Villains in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture

updated: 
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 7:26am
Master of Children's Literature Program, iSchool, University of British Columbia
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 28, 2021

Fresh from the Fight:
Heroes, Tricksters, and Villains in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture

New Deadline for Submission: February 28th, 2021

A peer-reviewed graduate student conference on children’s literature, media, and culture
University of British Columbia | Unceded traditional territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam)
Vancouver, Canada | New Conference Dates: Friday July 2nd – Sunday July 4th, 2021

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Stanley Cavell: A Retrospective - New conference dates

updated: 
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 7:22am
Vita-Salute San Raffaele University of Milan
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

Stanley Cavell: A Retrospective

Vita-Salute San Raffaele University

Milan, September 23th - 24th 2021 (new dates)

 

Organizing institutions:

Department of Philosophy of the Vita-Salute San Raffaele University of Milan; Triennale di Milano.

 

Organizers:

Raffaele Ariano (Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele di Milano), Leonardo Caffo (NABA - Nuova accademia di belle arti di Milano; Fondazione Triennale di Milano).

 

Confirmed speakers:

Sandra Laugier – Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (keynote)

Stephen Mulhall – University of Oxford (keynote)

Gender Studies Winter School

updated: 
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 7:21am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 30, 2020

Gender Studies Winter School23-28 February 2021 – London/Onlineorganised byLondon Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

Study in London this winter!

Spend an amazing week learning about gender across different disciplines – literature and culture, philosophy and sociology, media and communication, history and political science, religious studies and education.

Musical Biopics and Musical Documentaries from the Scandinavian countries

updated: 
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 7:21am
Journal of Scandinavian Cinema
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

Call for contributions to a Journal of Scandinavian Cinema In Focus section highlighting Musical Biopics and Musical Documentaries from the Scandinavian countries

This is a call for short subject contributions (2000-3000 words) focusing on how Scandinavian film and television have presented musicians, singers, bands and orchestras in biopics and documentaries. We welcome submissions that - after a quick theoretical introduction and concise contextual background - offer discussions of topics such as:

- the film’s role within cultural memory - usually restricted to a single national market and often catering to a certain age group’s intragenerational memories

Approaching Race and Ethnicity in Nordic Film Culture

updated: 
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 7:21am
Journal of Scandinavian Cinema
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 15, 2021

CFP: Approaching Race and Ethnicity in Nordic Film Culture

In 2017, the head of the Swedish Film Institute (SFI), Anna Serner, highlighted the distinct lack of ethnic diversity in Swedish film culture and signalled ambitions to ‘broaden representation, both behind and in front of the cameras’ (2017: 4). Echoing these sentiments, the Danish Film Institute (DFI) and the Norwegian Ministry of Culture (NFI) have outlined targets for ‘increasing cultural diversity and reaching new audiences’ (NFI 2018). These statements reflect the Nordic film industries’ aspiration to address the significant underrepresentation of black, Asian and minority ethnic voices in the creative sectors across the Nordic region.

2021 International Southeast Asian Media Studies Virtual Conference

updated: 
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 7:20am
Southeast Asian Media Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 7, 2020

THE 2021 INTERNATIONAL SOUTHEAST ASIAN MEDIA STUDIES (ISEAMS) VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

THEME: Southeast Asian Media Studies: Histories, States, Theories, and Futures

February 25-27, 2021 (via Zoom)

Presented by the SOUTHEAST ASIAN MEDIA STUDIES ASSOCIATION

In partnership with the following institutions:

Conference - Stanley Cavell: A Retrospective

updated: 
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 5:54am
Vita-Salute San Raffaele University of Milan
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

CONFERENCE POSTPONED TO SEPTEMBER 23-24 2021

Considering the recent global events, we have unfortunately decided to postpone the conference (originally scheduled for September 25-26, 2020) to a further date. The safety of our speakers, staff, and academic cohort has been the decisive argument in this matter. 

We will announce a new date as soon as possible, but the most likely period is the second half of September 2021.

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

Stanley Cavell: A Retrospective

Vita-Salute San Raffaele University

Milan, September 25th - 26th

 

Cultural Studies Symposium

updated: 
Monday, November 9, 2020 - 12:42pm
Ege University 18th Cultural Studies Symposium
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 24, 2021

Dear Cultural Studies Community,

We regret to inform you that Ege University 18th Cultural Studies Symposium, which is supposed to be held in May 2021, is cancelled due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases all over the world. We, as the Organizing Committee members, believe hosting an online event would not suit the spirit of our symposium which is especially prominent for gathering academics from all the branches of social sciences along with other disciplines in Izmir.

We hope to actualise the event in May 2022 with the expectation of a decrease in the number of COVID-19 cases and are looking forward to welcoming you with an exciting topic.

Thank you for your understanding.
Stay safe,

Dr. Funda Civelekoglu

Media Awards: Beyond the EGOT (Velvet Light Trap #89)

updated: 
Monday, November 9, 2020 - 12:40pm
The Velvet Light Trap
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

The “big four” American entertainment awards—the Emmy for television, the Grammy for music, the Oscar for film, and the Tony for theater, often referred to by the “EGOT” acronym—have long served as a barometer of mainstream taste cultures in their respective fields. While literature on media awards is not completely absent, its scope has been narrow. Popular press works on the somewhat standardized journalistic narratives surrounding the EGOT, particularly the Oscars. Scholarly literature has largely focused on awards as they pertain to the international art cinema circuit and its attached film festivals, such as the Cannes Film Festival.      

Censorship and blind spots: the BBC’s silences

updated: 
Monday, November 9, 2020 - 12:40pm
Université de Poitiers
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 20, 2020

Censorship and blind spots: the BBC’s silences

 

The BBC's reputation for impartiality and independence is one of the cornerstones of its value system, which also underpins its self-declared mission to "inform, educate, and entertain". However, these values have constantly been redefined as several forms of censorship and self-censorship have been applied in the context of conflict with political or economic powers. This means that the role and independence of the BBC as a public service needs to be questioned and the grey areas and silences of the BBC from its creation in 1922 to the beginning of its digital era in 1995 need to be the objects of inquiry.

 

Contagion: Matter, Method, and Medium

updated: 
Monday, November 9, 2020 - 12:39pm
Gender & Violence: South Korea and Beyond (University of Minnesota)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 31, 2020

Contagion: Matter, Method, and Medium

University of Minnesota, April 30-May1, 2021
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this conference will be held online through Zoom. Call for Paper deadline: Thursday, December 31, 2020
Organizers: Soyi Kim (kim4190@umn.edu) / Soo Jackelen (leex7096@umn.edu)

Keynote Speaker:
Scott O’Bryan, Indiana University (East Asian Languages and Cultures)

Sangjoon Lee, Nanyang Technological University (Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information)

Middle Eastern Journal of Research in Education and Social Sciences

updated: 
Sunday, November 8, 2020 - 5:09am
Middle Eastern Journal of Research in Education and Social Sciences
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 10, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Middle Eastern Journal of Research in Education  and Social Sciences (MEJRESS) is an international open access and peer-reviewed journal that publishes high quality research in education and social sciences.

The aim of this journal is to publish high quality studies in the areas of instruction, learning, teaching, curriculum development, learning environments, teacher education, educational technology, and educational developments. The journal also publishes articles in social sciences and culture studies.

International Conference on Visual Literacy and Communication (VILDIC'20)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 12:58pm
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 15, 2020

Full Title: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON VISUAL LITERACY AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATION: THE ROLE OF MEDIA IN NEW EDUCATIONAL PRACTICE

Short Title: VILDIC’20

Date: 18-Dec-2020 - 19-Dec-2020
Location: MADRID, Spain (Virtual venue)
Contact Person: Elena Dominguez Romero
Meeting Email: vildic20@ucm.es
Web Site: https://eventos.ucm.es/53810/detail/international-conference-on-visual-l...
Linguistic Field(s): Foreign language teaching and learning methodology

Encyclopedia of LGBTQIA+ Portrayals in American Film

updated: 
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 12:45pm
Erica J. Dymond/Salvador Jimenez Murguia
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 1, 2021

This volume addresses the topic of LGBTQIA+ portrayals within American film. Covering over two-hundred film entries from the last (approximately) fifty years, the breadth and depth of this volume will generate some highly significant material for both academics and general audiences alike. Likewise, with LGBTQIA+ issues at the forefront of many political conversations, The Encyclopedia of LGBTQIA+ Portrayals in American Film is a timely companion to the ever-growing field of critical film studies.

A Critical Companion to Julie Taymor

updated: 
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 12:45pm
Phillip Grayson
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 15, 2021

A Critical Companion to Julie Taymor

deadline for submissions: 

February 15, 2021

contact email: 

pgrayso1@tnstate.edu

Call For Papers: A Critical Companion to Julie Taymor

Deadline (abstract): 15 January 2021

Deadline (full manuscript): 30 July 2021

 

ALFRED HITCHCOCK

updated: 
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 12:44pm
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 13, 2020

For the 2021 Conference, SWPACA is going virtual! Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, we will be holding our annual conference completely online this year. We hope you will join us for exciting papers, discussions, and the experience you’ve come to expect from Southwest.

 

Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 42nd annual SWPACA conference. One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels. For a full list of subject areas, area descriptions, and Area Chairs, please visit http://southwestpca.org/conference/call-for-papers/

 

Reimagining the Victorians

updated: 
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 12:44pm
Victorians Institute Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

Special Issue of Victorians Institute Journal:

Reimagining the Victorians

Food and Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 12:41pm
Southwest Popular Culture Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 13, 2020

Call for Papers

Food and Culture

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

42nd Annual Conference, Week of February 22-27, 2021

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions Open September 1, 2020

Submission Deadline: November 13, 2020

 

International Conference: Fashion, Body and Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 12:40pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 5, 2020

"Fashion, Body and Culture"International Conference30-31 January 2021 - London/Onlineorganised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

Applying diverse methods from across subject disciplines the conference will explore fashion and style in wide-ranging contexts. It will examine connections between fashion, body and culture and will focus on dress, cosmetics, coiffure and body alterations (piercing, tattooing, circumcision, aesthetic surgery, etc). 

2021. No 3: “Any Media… is hilarious”

updated: 
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 12:37pm
Galactica Media: Journal of Media Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 10, 2021

It is difficult to imagine a society where humor is completely absent. From ancient times to the present day, this phenomenon performs the most important functions: from psychological détente to reflection of the socio-cultural and political atmosphere in which this or that community resides. Since the XVIII century, it has also become an instrument of mass communication and political struggle, and becomes an integral part of the mass media.

Screening Controversy

updated: 
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 12:29pm
Mark McKenna, Staffordshire University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 1, 2021

Call for Chapters: Screening Controversy

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

The Journal of Anime and Manga Studies (JAMS) Second Volume

updated: 
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 12:26pm
Journal of Anime and Manga Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 1, 2021

Volume to be Published in October of 2021

The Journal of Anime and Manga Studies (JAMS) is eager to announce a Call for Papers for our second volume.

The Journal of Anime and Manga Studies is a double-blind peer reviewed, open-access journal published by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. JAMS is dedicated to publishing scholarly works concerning anime, manga, cosplay, and the fandom surrounding these areas. As an open-access journal, JAMS aims to reach an audience of scholars both inside and outside the academe, encouraging public engagement through the digital humanities.

BUGS AND BOOKS: DISEASE, INFECTION AND CONTAGION IN CULTURE

updated: 
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 12:25pm
University College Cork
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Scholars at all stages of their career are invited to take part in a one-day interdisciplinary symposium hosted by the School of English, University Cork, to explore the diverse roles historically played by contagion/outbreak narratives and disease metaphors. We invite 15-minute papers that engage with a variety of cultural forms, such as literature, film, television and photography.  Examples of relevant topics include the function served by fear of contagion in the othering process, contemporary vampirism as a metaphor for sexually-transmitted diseases, zombiism as a metaphor for capitalism, and why epidemics and plagues that stay confined to Africa or Asia rarely form the plots of novels or films.

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