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De-Westernizing Horror: Reframing the Genre Cinemas of Asia

updated: 
Monday, August 15, 2022 - 4:19pm
King's College London
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 26, 2022

De-Westernizing Horror: Reframing the Genre Cinemas of Asia

King’s College London

Monday 31st October – Tuesday 01st November, 2022

Keynote Speaker: Meheli Sen (Rutgers University)

In 2012, Saër Maty Bâ and Will Higbee published their necessary and urgent intervention, De-Westernizing Film Studies. The principle aim of their collection was to “consider what forms a challenge to the enduring vision of film as a medium – and film studies as a discipline – modelled on ‘Western’ ideologies, theoretical and historical frameworks, critical perspectives as well as institutional and artistic practices, might take today” (2012: 1).

Kazuo Ishiguro Special Issue (Texas Studies in Literature and Language)

updated: 
Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 5:01pm
Texas Studies in Literature and Language
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Special Issue of Texas Studies in Literature and Language (TSLL): Kazuo Ishiguro

Deadline for submissions: September 1, 2022
Full name / name of organization: Texas Studies in Literature and Language
Prospective publication: September 2023
Contact email: TSLL@austin.utexas.edu
TSLL Website: https://utpress.utexas.edu/journals/texas-studies-in-literature-and-lang...

FILM REVIEWS for the quint

updated: 
Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 9:44am
Dr. Antonio Sanna, journal "the quint"
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022

FILM REVIEWS FOR THE QUINT

 

FILM REVIEWS for the quint

updated: 
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 5:47pm
Dr. Antonio Sanna, journal "the quint"
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022

FILM REVIEWS FOR THE QUINT

UPDATE: Cine-Excess 16: Reframing the Monsters Outside - Mavericks, Rebels and Rule Breakers in Cult Film (18th - 23rd October 2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 1:43pm
Cine-Excess
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 22, 2022

 

Call for Papers: Cine-Excess 16 International Film Festival & Conference

Cine-Excess 16 International Film Festival & Conference

Reframing the Monsters Outside: Mavericks, Rebels and Rule Breakers in Cult Film  18th - 23rd October 2022

ABSTRACTS DUE 22 AUGUST 2022

Online conference with accompanying physical/virtual guests and screenings ​ - presented by Birmingham City University, MAC Birmingham, The Electric Cinema and Mockingbird Cinema.

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Confirmed Guests of Honour:

Christmas: Special Issue of Comparative American Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 9:34am
Thomas Ruys Smith, University of East Anglia
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

Christmas: Special Issue of Comparative American Studies

Deadline for Abstracts (300 words): December 1 2022

Deadline for Essays: June 1 2023

Loving Dystopia: A Global Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 9:58am
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 16, 2022

Loving Dystopia
A Global Interdisciplinary Conference

Friday 17th March 2023 - Saturday 18th March 2023
Prague, Czech Republic

Literally the opposite of utopia, or ‘perfect place,’ the term dystopia was coined in the mid-19th century and has been used to both critique laws, policies and actions by those in power, and to describe states of being.

A dystopian society is generally seen as an imagined state of existence or an imagined society, characterized by gross imbalances of power, injustice, cruelty, suffering and hopelessness, with either totalitarian or nonexistent — or at least invisible — and always unethical forms of government.

Fairy Tales: A Global Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 9:57am
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 16, 2022

Fairy Tales
A Global Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Sunday 19th March 2023 - Monday 20th March 2023
Prague, Czech Republic

Beyond the Council Estate: Cinematic Space(s) of the Working-Class.

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 9:49am
Katerina Flint-Nicol Queen's University Belfast
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Beyond the Council Estate: Cinematic Space(s) of the Working-Class.   

CALL for SUBMISSIONS 

Edited by: Katerina Flint-Nicol and Deirdre O’Neill 

The Text - Vol.5, No.1- January 2023 Issue

updated: 
Monday, August 8, 2022 - 12:07pm
The Text [ISSN:2581-9526]
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

The Text, an International Peer Reviewed Online Journal of Language,
Literature and Critical Theory (ISSN: 2581-9526)invites original,
unpublished research papers for January 2023 issue.

Indexed In
ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences)
IAMCR (International Association for Media and Communication Research)
Citefactor (Directory Indexing of International Research Journals)
DRJI (The Directory of Research Journal Indexing)

Word and Image: A Palimpsestic Romance

updated: 
Monday, August 8, 2022 - 10:03am
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais – UFMG, Brasil
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

IAWIS/AIERTI

International Association of Word and Images Studies

 

Sedimentation: Towards an Archaeology of Word and Image

The 13th International IAWIS Conference

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais –

UFMG, Brasil, 28 August-1 September, 2023

 

Call for Papers Seminar 15

 

Word and Image: A Palimpsestic Romance

 

Coordinators

 

Prof. Béatrice Laurent

CfP: Film Education Journal 6.1 (June 2023)

updated: 
Friday, August 5, 2022 - 12:58pm
Film Education Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 22, 2022

The Film Education Journal (FEJ) is the world’s only publication
committed to exploring how teachers and other educators work with film,
and to involving other participants – policymakers, academics,
researchers, cultural agencies and film-makers themselves – in that
conversation. The journal publishes a range of article types, aimed at
reaching our diverse academic and practitioner audience.

The Film Education Journal welcomes submissions for its next issue.

The deadline for article submissions is Monday 15 August 2022. If you
would like to submit but need more time, please contact us and we will
assess whether a suitable timeline can be agreed.

CFP for Comparative Cinema 20: Cinema’s Natures: Comparative Approaches to Ecocinema

updated: 
Friday, August 5, 2022 - 12:55pm
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Cinema’s Natures: Comparative Approaches to Ecocinema

Film scholars are today well aware of cinema’s multiple connections to the so-called “natural” world. From the very beginning, the medium’s technical affordances allowed it to draw attention to the hitherto unseen aspects of our environments, showing us in close-up and time lapse the minutiae of animal and plant life – what Siegfried Kracauer famously called the “reality of another dimension” (1997). More fundamentally, cinema’s longstanding dependence on a congeries of natural resources – silver, petroleum, gelatine – and the effects on screen of its inescapable “hydrocarbon imagination” (Bozak 2011), situate it both with and against the world it depicts.

Rewriting Abortion Narrative

updated: 
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 10:51am
Brenda Boudreau
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 20, 2022

We are currently  searching for one or two additional essays to round out a collection exploring the way abortion is depicted in popular culture. We already have a publisher and a deadline of September 30th.

 

We  are looking for essays that deal with popular-culture depictions of abortion in the last 20 years that are changing the narrative about abortion in a wide range of popular culture, including film, television, literature, podcasts, and social media. We have a tight timeline with the publisher, so projects would need to be underway.

 

Underlying questions of the project include, but are not limited to:

Health, Illness, and Injury in Professional Wrestling A Special Section of a forthcoming issue of Survive and Thrive

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 1:20pm
Survive & Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Health, Illness, and Injury in Professional Wrestling

A Special Section of a forthcoming issue of Survive and Thrive

Recent commentary has focused on the declining health and lack of access to health care among professional wrestlers (e.g. John Oliver's commentary here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8UQ4O7UiDs).  Hired as contractors, not employees, and so often denied benefits (from health insurance to retirement), professional wrestlers become, as they age, tragic:  celebrities in their prime for their physical prowess, as they age, they launch gofundme pages to cover the costs of essential medical care.

 

CFP: Graphic Novels, Comics, and Popular Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:09am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

44th Annual Conference, February 22-25, 2023 

Marriott Albuquerque 

Albuquerque, New Mexico http://www.southwestpca.org 

Submissions open on August 15, 2022 

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2022 

 

Depictions of Gender and Sexuality in Popular/Public Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:09am
Laura Getty (University of North Georgia) and Josef Vice (Purdue University Global)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 7, 2022

Depictions of Gender and Sexuality in Popular/Public Culture

Call for Chapters

Editors: Laura Getty, University of North Georgia (Laura.getty@ung.edu) and Josef Vice, Purdue University Global (jvice@purdueglobal.edu)

Publisher: international academic press to be confirmed

Deadline for submitting chapter proposals (400 words): October 7, 2022 

Notification of acceptance: ongoing, no later than October 30, 2022

Provisional deadline for essay draft submission (approximately 10,000-15,000 words): May 5, 2023

In Vivo Arts Issue #1 - ANIMALS

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:30am
In Vivo Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

IN VIVO ARTS (www.invivoarts.fr) is a bilingual online platform (French and English) specialised in multidisciplinary research on contemporary artistic creation, with a focus on the Performing Arts (theatre, choreography and dance, circus, performance art, opera) and Cinema.

In addition, given the hybridity of contemporary artistic forms, the platform hosts reflections on the written arts and non-cinematic visual arts (painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, installations, etc.), especially in their imbrication with the performing scenes and screens.

Call for Papers: In Vivo Arts Issue #1

Theme: ANIMALS

CFP: UNCANNY INTERMEDIALITY international workshop

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:26am
Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

We invite you to join us on a two-day workshop launching our new research project, Affective Intermediality. Cinema between Media, Sensation and Reality. In this project our goal is not to provide or refine a widely applicable set of abstract concepts regarding the connections between media, quite the contrary, we seek to map areas where intermediality appears as most elusive and mutable, where it is registered as a sensation altering our perception of a medium and where it connects to us in an affective way.

Medical Humanities

updated: 
Friday, July 29, 2022 - 6:03pm
Consortium: An International Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Consortium: An International Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies invites well researched, original and unpublished articles for the special issue on Medical Humanities, 2.2 

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 31 August, 2022

Deadline for submission of full articles: 31 October, 2022

Email (for abstract submission) : cjmedhuman@gmail.com

Submission guidelines: https://consortiumejournal.com/submission.php

Fungal Spaces, Resilience, Plurality

updated: 
Friday, July 29, 2022 - 4:25pm
Elif Sendur and Allison Mackey/ NeMLA 2023
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Fungi occupy a liminal position as neither animal nor vegetal but are intimately connected to both biologically: as Eugenia Bone notes, paying attention to the fungal teaches us that “everything that lives is plural.” Fungal lives are multiple and collective, and what Anna Tsing calls the “unruly edges” of fungal individuality betrays the fact that they are “always too many.” This bifurcated perspective modeled by fungal relational entanglements suggests “unsettling and symbiotic relationships” where an objectified environment subsumed by a masterful Anthropos is abandoned for the sake of intra-active becomings (as Karen Barad suggests).

CFP- Chapter abstracts for the edited collection “Depicting the afterlife: morality and religion in contemporary film and media

updated: 
Friday, July 29, 2022 - 9:24am
Angelique Nairn (Auckland University of Technology)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 17, 2022

(For possible inclusion as part of the Routledge Advances in Popular Culture Studies series)

 

As Garrett (2015) contends, popular cultural representations of the afterlife are a means of imaginatively and creatively grappling with the unknown. These representations can offer explanations about life after death or the in-between, to rationalize the existential, support and challenge religious doctrines, and entertain and educate so that society might live life to the fullest or feel assured that there is something more. 

A Critical Companion to Julie Taymor

updated: 
Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 8:10pm
Lexington Books series
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Call For Papers: A Critical Companion to Julie Taymor

Deadline (abstract): 31 August 2022

Deadline (full manuscript): 1 December 2022

An important note: This project was originally announced in recent years under a previous editor. This project is now underway with a new editor. Any authors who previously submitted chapters (proposals or completed) to this project should contact Matthew Hodge at rmhodge@peace.edu.

Fan Studies virtual conference! (extended deadline)

updated: 
Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 9:44am
Fan Studies Network North America (FSN-NA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 8, 2022

"INSIDE VOICES"

Fan Studies Network – North America (FSN-NA) Virtual Conference
October 13–16, 2022

SUBMISSIONS DUE AUGUST 8

V International Congress of Fantastic Genre, Audiovisuals and New Technologies

updated: 
Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 8:07am
FANTAELX
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 7, 2022

V INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON FANTASTIC GENRE, AUDIOVISUALS AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES

The International Congress of Fantastic Genre, Audiovisuals and New Technologies is an activity of scientific and academic dissemination that is part of Elche International Fantastic Film Festival – FANTAELX, with the collaboration of the Miguel Hernández University.

Its mission is to disseminate research studies within the different thematic lines of the Fantastic Genre, covering all its possible variants and platforms: cinema, television, theatre, literature, comics, videogames, virtual reality, plastic arts, etc.

PARTICIPATION

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