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The Work of Martin Scorsese

updated: 
Friday, July 31, 2020 - 12:45pm
NEMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Call for Panel Papers

This session promises a candid look at some of Scorsese’s films, delving into character masculinity, paranoia, gangsterism, and obsession with violence.

The 5th Vampire Academic Conference

updated: 
Friday, July 31, 2020 - 12:45pm
The International Vampire Arts and Film Festival
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 14, 2020

The 5th Vampire Academic Conference
Virtually Hosted
October 30th 2020 9:00 am- 7:00 p.m. and October 31st 10:00 am- 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

            American Vampires
            CALL FOR PAPERS

MAIN THEMES: This conference will focus on the American Vampire and how they are represented. There is a vast amount of literature and film representing American vampires such as Salem’s Lot, Anne Rice and her chronicles, Lost Boys, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Blade, Twilight and of course Bela Lugosi’s classic Dracula

   American Vampires KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS: To Be Confirmed

eBook Images&Archives 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 1:28pm
Call for Chapters and Visual Essays on Images&Archives: Photography and film
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

ICNOVA book collection - a Portuguese editor - prepares an electronic book that gathers some of the texts presented at the Images & Archives seminar in 2019. The proposal intends to deepen the relationships between historical, artistic, anthropological and cultural research on photographs and films preserved in archives, both public and private. The documentary features of these images, their contexts and forms of re-contextualization, exhibition and display, the multiple histories with which they relate and the power relationships that produced and are reproduced by them are among the themes we wish to address, in the context of the "material turn" in the social sciences and the arts.

III International Congress of Fantastic Genre, Audiovisuals and New Technologies

updated: 
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 1:27pm
FANTAELX
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 11, 2020

The International Congress of Fantastic Genre, Audiovisuals and New Technologies is an activity of scientific and academic divulgation that is part of Elche International Fantastic Film Festival – FANTAELX (http://www.festivalcinefantaelx.com/en/), and which has the collaboration of the Miguel Hernández University.

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

Making a Murderer: True Crime in Contemporary American Popular Culture

updated: 
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 2:18pm
Crime Fiction Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

“Everybody’s fascinated with the notion that there is a cause and effect,” claims notorious serial killer Ted Bundy, quoted in the Netflix original, Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes (2019) – that we can “put our finger on it,” and reassuringly rationalise the genesis of the uniquely modern phenomenon of the American serial killer. But when there is “absolutely nothing” in the background of a serial murderer that would lead one to believe they were “capable of committing murder,” how do we begin to acclimatise ourselves to this violent defect of contemporary history?

ReFocus: The Films of Kim Ki-young

updated: 
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 2:14pm
Chung-kang Kim
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 15, 2020

Call For Papers: ReFocus: The Films of Kim Ki-young

Contact email: Chung-kang Kim(chungkangkim@gmail.com)

Deadline (abstract): 15 October 2020

Deadline (full manuscript): 30 May 2021

 

PLL (Papers on Language and Literature): Call for book reviews

updated: 
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 2:10pm
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 10, 2020

PLL (Papers on Language and Literature): Call for book reviews

PLL (Papers on Language and Literature) invites reviews of current books on topics relevant to independent, avant-garde, experimental and art film for publication in PLL’s upcoming special issue (vol. 57) due in 2021.

Please send a review proposal and CV (including the list of publications) to the guest editor, Dr. Kornelia Boczkowska (kornelia.boczkowska@gmail.com) by August 10, 2020.

Authors of accepted proposals will be expected to write a book review (1,000 words) by September 10, 2020.

On_Culture: Illness, Narrated

updated: 
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 12:48pm
Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

ON_CULTURE: THE OPEN JOURNAL FOR THE STUDY OF CULTURE

ISSUE 11 (SUMMER 2021)

ILLNESS, NARRATED

 

In response to debates considering the relationship between illness and narrative, and the extent to which these concepts can be seen as mutually constitutive, this issue of On_Culture seeks to gather new approaches and critical perspectives to the intricate relationship between narrative and illness. We welcome (inter)disciplinary contributions addressing the concepts’ entanglement on an individual, societal, and global level.

CFP: SPECIAL ISSUE ON CULTURAL GLOBALIZATION

updated: 
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 12:46pm
THE TEXT (ISSN: 2581-9526)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 31, 2020

We live in a deeply interconnected world. The set of processes involved in bringing about global interconnectedness and the effect of this interconnectedness on human lives across the world is called globalization. Globalization impacts all spheres of life, including the political, economic and the cultural. However, they are closely related and hence a multidimensional approachis required to understand this complex phenomenon. This issue will focus on cultural globalization, as it is closest to the humanities and because the economic and political effects invariably impact the cultural too.

Here’s Looking at You: Parasite (2019), Racism, and COVID-19

updated: 
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 12:01pm
SWCAS (Southwest Conference on Asian Studies, AAS regional)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 31, 2020

Seeking panelists for a roundtable as described below.  SWCAS (Southwest Conference on Asian Studies, AAS regional)  Oct 24, virtual conference: 

Here’s Looking at You: Parasite (2019), Racism, and COVID-19

Co-chairs: Dr. Moisés Park, Dr. Marcy Tanter

Strangers and Trespassers in Contemporary Women’s Crime Fiction (2000-2020)

updated: 
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 6:21am
Esther Álvarez López
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 15, 2021

Call for Papers. Special Issue

Strangers and Trespassers in Contemporary Women’s Crime Fiction (2000-2020)

 

Papers on Language and Literature (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)

 

Guest editors: Carla Rodríguez González and Esther Álvarez López

(Universidad de Oviedo)

 

ReFocus: The Films of Roberta Findlay

updated: 
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 9:51am
Whitney Strub/Rutgers University-Newark
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 31, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS

ReFocus: The Films of Roberta Findlay

Looking at Femininity 'Sympodcast'

updated: 
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 11:20am
Rosie Couch (Cardiff University) and Josie Cray (Cardiff University)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 31, 2020

 

 

Call for Papers: Looking at Femininity 'Sympodcast'

 

Fear Narratives and their Role/Use in the United States

updated: 
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 11:18am
Spanish Association for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 15, 2020

The 15th International Conference of the Spanish Association for American Studies (SAAS)
“Fear Narratives” and their Role/Use in the United States”
March 24-26, 2021
University of Deusto, Bilbao

London’s East End: A Short Encyclopedia

updated: 
Sunday, July 19, 2020 - 1:34pm
Kevin A. Morrison/McFarland
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 1, 2020

            From the transient street art of Banksy and Pablo Delgado to the exhibitions of Doreen Fletcher and Gilbert and George; from the novels of Charles Dickens and Monica Ali to televisual series produced by the BBC and ITV; and from early eighteenth-century churches designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor to twenty-first century skyscrapers conceived by Norman Foster, the East End is an iconic area of London.

Anthology: Women and Folk Horror

updated: 
Friday, July 17, 2020 - 1:46pm
Peg Aloi, editor
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Call for Proposals: Women in Folk Horror Anthology!

Seeking essays on women in folk horror for a forthcoming anthology (tentatively titled: "What No Man May See Nor Woman Tell: Essays on Women in Folk Horror").

Edited by Peg Aloi (co-editor, with Hannah Johnston, of "The New Generation Witches" and "Carnivale and the American Grotesque"). Author of forthcoming book "The Witching Hour: How Witches Enchanted Popular Culture" (2021?)

Call for Book Chapters for edited volume: Mountains and Memoir

updated: 
Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 12:50pm
Jenny Hall and Martin Hall
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 31, 2020

Mountaineering and Climbing have become extraordinarily popular lifestyle sports. More generally, mountain-going has been one of the fastest growing leisure activities of the past thirty years where an estimated, ‘10 million Americans go mountaineering annually’ (Macfarlane, 2004: 17) and In the United Kingdom 2.48 million people participate in recreational rock climbing and mountaineering (Mintel, 2018).

PCA/ACA Generational Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 2:11pm
Shay Rahm / PCA/ACA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 1, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS: GENERATIONAL STUDIES

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION 2020 NATIONAL CONFERENCE

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2020

We welcome proposals for papers on any and every topic related to America’s generations including Baby Boomers, Generation Jones, Generation X, Xennials, Millennials (Gen Y), and iGen (Gen Z).

We invite submissions from individuals and organized panels (3 or 4 persons), focusing on topics related to:

CFP for Comparative Cinema: Biopic vs biopic: Cinematographic life as a place for comparison

updated: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 12:09pm
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Over the last ten years, the biopic has been carried out by many relevant filmmakers —within and beyond the mainstream— and it has become a key genre in contemporary cinema. This fact is attested by titles like 'Carlos' (Olivier Assayas, 2010), 'J.

Celebrity Studies Special Edition, “CHILDREN AND CELEBRITIES.” Deadline: August 7, 2020.

updated: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 12:06pm
Diana Sandars / University of Melbourne, Australia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 7, 2020

CFP: Celebrity Studies Special Edition, “CHILDREN AND CELEBRITIES.” Deadline: August 7, 2020.

The entertainment industries create the most widely circulated popular images of children and childhood, and yet the role of children in celebrity studies warrants further study. As John Mercer and Jane O’Connor (2017) point out, the intersection between Childhood Studies and Celebrity Studies has been gaining traction in recent years, highlighting a tension between the dominant discourses of innocence surrounding children, and the highly competitive commercial imperatives of celebrity culture.

The Rocky Forum - call for articles on the film series

updated: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 10:44am
PopMeC Research
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 1, 2020

What can be better, during these uncertain times, than producing innovative research about fun primary sources that can fill our hearts with hope and motivation? With the aim of making that possible, the PopMec academic collective opens a call for papers about one of the most successful and influential American popular culture productions: the Rocky film series. Mostly written, starred and directed by Sylvester Stallone, the story of the Italian-American boxer Rocky Balboa cautived the world, since 1976 till our days, with 6 movies and 2 spin-offs (the Creed series). 

Updated: Call for Abstracts: Critically Reading "The Vampire Diaries"

updated: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 3:06am
Book Publication
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 14, 2020

Vampires are a phenomenon that have captivated humans since ancient times, and continue to globally fascinate different target audiences. From vampires in early Chinese traditions to their depiction in early poems such as “The Vampire” by Heinrich August Ossenfelder, to Lord Byron’s “The Vampyre”, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, to vampires in more recent TV series and movies, this creature has not only evoked fear and horror but has also embodied both anxieties as well as desires of the culture and time in which it was created. Consequently, as vampire narratives today have started to go beyond the realms of horror, sometimes even turning the vampire into romantic heroes, they bring new insights to current issues across various fields.

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