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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:

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. 

Nation, Narration, and Nationalism in Indian Popular Bollywood Movies

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 1:49pm
National Identities (Taylor and Francis, Routledge)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

Submit a Manuscript to the Journal National Identities (Taylor and Francis, Routledge) 

For a Special Issue on Nation, Narration, and Nationalism in Indian Popular Bollywood Movies

 

Special Issue Editor(s)

Pippa CatterallUniversity of Westminster, UK
P.Catterall@westminster.ac.uk

Goutam KarmakarBarabazar BTM College, SKB University, India
goutamkrmkr@gmail.com

 

International Journal on Stereo & Immersive Media ≠ 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 1:48pm
Lusofona University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

The International Journal on Stereo & Immersive Media (IJSIM) welcomes for its next issue papers covering topics that explore the immersive features of photography, cinema or sound, ranging from panoramic and stereoscopic photography to 3D Cinema, Virtual Reality and Sound Studies. IJSIM is an open access and peer-reviewed journal published since 2017. Full paper submissions are due by 31st May 2022.

 

Accepted themes:

 

Popular Culture Review - Submissions for General Issues

updated: 
Friday, April 8, 2022 - 3:46pm
Popular Culture Review - University of Nevada Las Vegas, Dept. of English
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 10, 2021

Popular Culture Review seeks to publish compelling, well-argued, and well-researched articles on a variety of topics related to popular culture.

Submissions undergo a rigorous peer review process.

General Issues are published in March. Submissions must be received by January 10th for that year's General Issue.

Please see our submission guidelines and instructions at our new website: https://www.popularculturereview.org/submissions.html

Popular Culture Review Special Issue - COVID and Popular Culture

updated: 
Friday, April 8, 2022 - 3:46pm
Popular Culture Review - University of Nevada Las Vegas, Dept. of English
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 10, 2022

The global pandemic and long periods of self-quarantine shifted everything from work habits, to school, to media consumption, and more.

 

For example, the game Animal Crossing: New Horizons brought families together and even provided a supportive space for on-line memorial services.

 

Zoom parties became a new way of coming together, as did streaming watch parties.

 

Call for Contributions to a Book: What Writing is Like: The Many Worlds of Russell T Davies

updated: 
Friday, April 8, 2022 - 2:34pm
Anindya Raychaudhuri, University of St Andrews
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 30, 2022

Russell T Davies has been one of the foremost voices in British television for the last three decades. The range of Davies’s work is formidable - from his early work on children’s television such as Dark Season (1991) and Century Falls (1993), to his ground-breaking work creating programmes such as Queer as Folk (1999-2000), Bob and Rose (2001), The Second Coming (2003) and Mine All Mine (2004), to his phenomenally successful rejuvenation of Doctor Who (2005), through to his more recent work such as Cucumber (2015), Years and Years (2019) and It’s a Sin (2021). In the process, he has indelibly transformed the British televisual landscape.

 

Asian Comparative Lit and Film Panels, RMMLA (Albuquerque, Oct 2022)

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Friday, April 8, 2022 - 2:32pm
Daniel Fried
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

            Abstracts are invited on any topic related to Asian comparative literature and film, including both intra-Asian comparison, and comparison between Asian and non-Asian traditions.

            The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association is a regional association of the Modern Language Association.  For many years, it has had very strong turnout from scholars of Asian literatures.  The 2022 meeting will return to an entirely in-person format, so that only those who are able to travel to Albuquerque should submit abstracts.  RMMLA membership and conference registration are required for attendees, though rates are reasonable; see rmmla.org for details.

Call for Chapters: Countdown to Hallmark

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Friday, April 8, 2022 - 2:32pm
Carlen Lavigne / Red Deer Polytechnic
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2022

Since launching its hugely popular “Countdown to Christmas” made-for-TV movie series in 2009, Hallmark has expanded its offerings of American small-town romances to include Valentine’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, New Year’s, and Hanukkah, as well as winter, spring, summer, fall, and “Christmas in July.” Dozens of original films are planned and shot each year, often in Canadian locations such as Vancouver and Ottawa. These now-year-round productions are formulaic, heteronormative, Christian, and overwhelmingly white—and they have been undeniably commercially successful, rocketing Hallmark to cable success and spawning imitations across multiple platforms.

Changing Constructions of Sexual/Gender Identity in Media and Popular Culture

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:52pm
Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2022

Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture, a refereed academic journal now in its seventh volume, is currently seeking manuscripts addressing how the construction of sexual/gender identity as conveyed in recent media and popular culture is changing. We are looking for essays that investigate such areas as non-binary genders, trans identities, and intersectionality, among others.

Partition of India: Fiction and Films

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:50pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS

It is my privilege and absolute pleasure to invite your proposals for an International Conference being organized by the Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association, better known as PAMLA at Los Angeles for a special session on Partition of India: Fiction and Films

Literature and the Other Arts, PAMLA 2022

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:49pm
Katy Siroun Simonian / PAMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Good Afternoon!

It is my plasure to announce a Call for Papers for my panel, "Literature and the Other Arts" for PAMLA 2022, which commences this Fall at UCLA. 

On gases, clouds, fogs and mists

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:46pm
COOLABAH Online journal of the Australian and Transnational Studies Centre at the University of Barcelona
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 13, 2022

COOLABAH

Online journal of the Australian and Transnational Studies Centre at the University of Barcelona

 

Special issue edited by Benjamin K. Hodges (University of Macau)

 

Fantasy, Prophecy, and Prediction as Causality Panel

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:46pm
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Panel Description:

Innovations in tech and science often begin with fantasies that embody a possibility (e.g. Jules Verne's From the Earth to the Moon, Dick Tracy's TV watch, flip phone communicators in Star Trek, and Neuromancer’s cyberspace as VR). Theory is followed by experimentation and prototyping, and ultimately a convergence with reality (although not without tragic casualties along the way, as in the history of flight and space exploration). In this sense, fantasy can be understood as both precursor and prophet of things-to-come.

Multiverse Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:45pm
Multiverse Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Call for Submissions

Multiverse Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention

Event Date & Location: October 14-October 16, 2022, Westin Atlanta Perimeter North, 7 Concourse Parkway in Sandy Springs
Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2022
Name of Organization: Multiverse Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention
Organization Website: https://www.multiversecon.org
Contact Email: Rhonda Jackson Joseph, Learn@Multiversecon.org

CONVENTION THEME:

Framing (Serial) Killing: Changing Narratives (online, 16-18 Nov 2022)

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:45pm
University of Warsaw, University of Szczecin, Warmia and Mazury University in Olsztyn, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

A lot has changed since Neil Gaiman’s character complained “I’m sick and tired of women in our line being stereo-typed as black widows or killer nurses” (The Sandman vol. 2), both in popular culture and crime studies.

Puppet => Machine: The Next Generation Panel

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:44pm
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Panel Description:

Puppets tread the threshold between human and object. On the one hand, they can appear as ideal revisions of the human, on the other as profoundly inhuman entities, characterized by their impertinent refusal to obey human laws, whether of language, feeling, or even mortality. Puppets exist at the nexus of the conference theme: quotidian objects invested with a fantasy of animation, of interiority, of drives, and independent goal states.

Classic Horror

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:41pm
Horror Homeroom
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 25, 2022

CLASSIC HORROR - abstracts due April 25, 2022

2022 is the 90th anniversary of the numerous amazing classic horror films that were released in 1932, among them Freaks, Island of Lost Souls, The Most Dangerous Game, The Old Dark House, The Mummy, and White Zombie. To mark this anniversary, we are soliciting abstracts for a special 'journal' issue of the website Horror Homeroom on classic horror.  This special issue, which will come out in 2022, will certainly honor those films that have their anniversary this year, but we also want to broaden what classic horror looks like and are interested in essays that explore other national cinemas and lesser-known films.

CFP: Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) -- 2022 Annual Conference – Princeton, NJ – Nov. 10-12, 2022

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:41pm
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)

2022 Annual Conference

November 10-12, 2022

Princeton, NJ -- Princeton Marriott at Forrestal 

 

Call for papers:

 

Proposals are welcome on all aspects of popular and American culture for inclusion in the 2022 Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) conference in Princeton, NJ. Single papers, panels, roundtables, and alternative formats are welcome.

 

Multiverse Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

updated: 
Tuesday, April 5, 2022 - 11:31am
Multiverse Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Multiverse Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

Event Date & Location: October 15-17, 2021, Westin Atlanta Perimeter North

Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2021

Name of Organization: Multiverse Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention

Organization Website: https://www.multiversecon.org

Contact Email: Rhonda Jackson Joseph,Learn@Multiversecon.org

CONVENTION THEME:

Totalitarianism in Literature and Film

updated: 
Sunday, April 3, 2022 - 10:37pm
University of Economics and Humanities, Bielsko-Biala, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 30, 2022

Totalitarianism & other radical ideologies as social phenomena have always been a scourge of societies big and small. The present time demands from academics and intellectuals to engage in a detailed analysis of what happens in the rhetoric of radical approaches, and in the deconstruction of its influence on the content and form in which it is delivered.

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