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(Un)common Horrors

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:50am
[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 1, 2022

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar
www.sic-journal.org

 

Call for Papers
(Un)common Horrors

 

LITERATURA, CULTURA Y EDUCACIÓN en la producción cultural ecuatoriana

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:50am
La Asociación de Ecuatorianistas (Estudios de Literatura, Lengua y Cultura), la Universidad Nacional de Educación y la Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Convocatoria al vigésimo segundo congreso 2022

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La Asociación de Ecuatorianistas (Estudios de Literatura, Lengua y Cultura),
la Universidad Nacional de Educación y la Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana
convocan a los interesados a participar en el próximo congreso que tendrá lugar del
13-15 de julio de 2022 en Azogues.

Tema general:

 

LITERATURA, CULTURA Y EDUCACIÓN en la producción cultural ecuatoriana

 

Call For Papers: Mel Brooks--Critical Essays

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:49am
Sue Matheson / University College of the North
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

I am currently soliciting abstracts of 250 words for essays to be included in a book which will examine the richness and relevance of Mel Brooks’ body of work, from its beginnings in stand-up comedy and improvisation, the broad farce and parody for which Brooks is so well known, his forays into drama and his success on Broadway. I welcome proposals that foreground Brooks’ significant contributions to American culture and comedy. Proposals may examine an individual or a number of Brooks’ works, Brooks’ work as a comedian or a dramatist, and Brooks as a writer, actor, director, or producer of television, film or on Broadway.

Folk Horror (Special Issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:49am
Horror Studies (Journal)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 3, 2022

Horror Studies – Proposed special issue on Folk Horror  

Guest editors, Dr Dawn Keetley, Professor of English and Film, Lehigh University, dek7@lehigh.edu, and Dr Jeffrey A. Tolbert, Assistant Professor of American Studies and Folklore, Pennsylvania State University – Harrisburg, jat639@psu.edu 

Who Was that Masked Woman: Representations of Women Vigilantes and Outlaws in Popular Media from Reconstruction to the Great Depression

updated: 
Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 12:17pm
Gregory Bray and Andrew J. Ball
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 10, 2022

We are looking to round out our collected volume for a collection of critical essays that examine how women vigilantes, anti-heroines and outlaws of this era were represented in movie serials, radio dramas, films, comics, theater, and pulp fiction.  The majority of the book is set, and we are in negotiations with a peer-review publisher. As this will be a multidisciplinary collection, we encourage submissions from scholars in any of the numerous fields that examine the representation of women in American popular culture from 1865-1940. The call is open to a broad spectrum of methodological and critical approaches, and we invite submissions from seasoned as well as emerging scholars.

CFP: Comics & Popular Arts Conference 2022 - Atlanta, September 1-5 - DragonCon

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2022 - 3:34pm
Comics & Popular Arts Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 7, 2022

The Comics and Popular Arts Conference (CPAC) invites submissions for our 15th Annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, September 1-5, 2022.

CPAC is an annual academic conference for the studies of comics and the popular arts, including science/speculative fiction and fantasy literature, film, and other media, comic books, manga, graphic novels, anime, gaming, etc., presented to a mixed audience of scholars and fans. The mission of CPAC is to promote scholarship on popular culture and to encourage the engagement between scholars and fans in order to deepen our understanding of comics and other popular arts. CPAC presentations are peer reviewed, based in scholarly research.

Configurations of Friday

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2022 - 3:34pm
ESSE 16 conference, Mainz, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

Call for seminar presentation proposals at the 16th ESSE (European Society for the Study of English) conference (Mainz, Germany, 29 August-2 September 2022)

Class and Contemporary UK Film and Television. Virtual Conference 7 July 2022

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2022 - 3:34pm
Jon Baldwin London Metropolitan University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

CFP: Class and Contemporary UK Film and Television. Virtual Conference 7 July 2022

Contemporary film and TV in the UK appear to offer at least three interrelated problems for the lower socio-economic classes. There is imbalance, exploitation, and precarity in the industry; perennial problems around representation; and the inculcation of neoliberal ideology antithetical to social justice and equality. This free virtual conference, held by London Metropolitan University on Thursday 7th July 2022, is an opportunity to reflect upon and react to this scenario. Presenters will be welcome to develop their papers for submission to a special double edition of the Journal of Class and Culture.

Taylor Sheridan's Wests (Essay Collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2022 - 3:34pm
Stefan Rabitsch (University of Graz/University of Warsaw)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Call for Papers

Taylor Sheridan’s Wests

CfP: Film Education Journal (10th edition - November 2022)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2022 - 1:57pm
Film Education Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 18, 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. 

Deadline Approaching: Adolescence in Film and Television (April 13-16, 2022); Proposals due January 21, 2022

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2022 - 12:11am
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart / Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 21, 2022

The Adolescence in Film and Television Area invites paper proposals for presentation at the annual Popular Culture Association Conference, to be held virtually April 13-16, 2022. The official deadline for online submission of presentation abstracts (see below for additional information) is January 21, 2022.

Submissions that explore noteworthy coverage patterns, representations, and themes pertaining to the portrayal of adolescence/adolescents in film and television, during any historical era, are desired from scholars, educators, and graduate students.

Cleopatra and the Celebrity of Infinite Vareity (edited collection)

updated: 
Saturday, January 8, 2022 - 1:53pm
Dr. Courtney A. Druzak (DigiPen Institute of Technology) and Margaret J. Yankovich, M.I. (Independent Scholar), editors
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

 

UPDATED WITH NEW SUBMISSION DEADLINE OF FEBRUARY 15, 2022

International Conference “From Stabat Mater to Mater Movens: Analysing Discourses on Motherhood”

updated: 
Thursday, January 6, 2022 - 9:02am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

*Selected papers will be published in a post-conference volume with ISBN.

This conference aims at exploring motherhood and its diverse cultural representations, while interrogating the ways in which such representations impact on individual and collective experiences of motherhood. Thus, we attempt at examining motherhood both as a personal experience and as an institution, as well as observing the nuances involved in the interaction between both.

Cavell and Kuhn: A Special Issue of Conversations: The Journal of Cavellian Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:39am
Conversations
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Cavell and KuhnSpecial Issue of Conversations: The Journal of Cavellian Studies Deadline for abstract submissions: May 15, 2022 Contact email:Brad.tabas@ensta-bretagne.frp.a.jenner@lboro.ac.uk   There is no question that Stanley Cavell and Thomas Kuhn deeply influenced one another. Both testify to this influence in their published writings. Cavell, for his part, announced that he could not “exaggerate the importance” of his “intellectual companionship” with Kuhn in the preface to The Claim of Reason.

*Final Call* Investigating the Hardwood – Interdisciplinary Analyses of and Reflections on Professional Basketball

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:36am
Till Neuhaus & Niklas Thomas (Eds.)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 17, 2022

As a sport, basketball follows a certain set of rules and conventions which serve as a framework for players, coaches, and teams to play the sport. By their very nature, these rules are meritocratic which means that all participants are equal on the court, play by the same rules, and the only relevant (read as: game deciding) factors are effort, skill, and fortune. Such a perspective on basketball and sports leads certain fans and observers to statements such as “politics should be kept out of sports”.

Call for Papers - There Can Be Only One: Critical Essays on the Highlander Franchise

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:36am
Michele Brittany
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

There Can Be Only One.  This phrase was made popular 35 years ago with the release of Highlander, a fantasy action-adventure film directed by Russell Mulcahy and starring Christophe Lambert, Sean Connery, and Clancy Brown.  While it did not turn a profit during its theatrical release, it did become a cult film inspiring several sequels, three television series, original novels, comic books, audio books, video games, a web series, collectibles, musical scores, and a loyal fandom who have successfully organized a number of Highlander fan conventions.  

Audiovisual Translation and Minority Cultures

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:27am
"G. d'Annunzio University" of Chieti-Pescara
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 7, 2022

Audiovisual Translation and Minority Cultures

International Conference

 

Sponsored by CenTras (Centre for Translation Studies @UCL - UK), AIA (Italian Association for English Studies) and CUSVE (The University Centre for Victorian and Edwardian Studies)

 

Museo delle Genti d’Abruzzo

Pescara, 3-4 June 2022

 

Call for Papers

 

Nature: Animal, Moral, Technological

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:27am
Association for Philosophy and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 3, 2022

When, in his Preface to Lyrical Ballads (1802), William Wordsworth insisted that an “overbalance of pleasure” entails the “circumstance of meter,” he confirmed a philosophical assumption far older than Kant's theory of the sublime. The pervasive assumption—which, today, can be tracked in an on-going 

“affective turn” (necessarily entangled in matters of form and style)—is that the artificial makes possible an understanding of the natural. 

ALA 2022: Documenting the Author: Examining the Role of and Impact of Author-Based Documentaries

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:19am
The Ernest Hemingway Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 23, 2022

The Ernest Hemingway Society

American Literature Association Conference

May 26-29, 2022

Chicago, IL

Documenting the Author: Examining the Role of and Impact of Author-Based Documentaries

This past April, the highly anticipated documentary, Hemingway (2021), premiered on PBS, coupled with watch parties and much discussion of reactions to the film.  The reception of the documentary spurred debate, provided new perspectives of Hemingway through visual footage and images, and perhaps most importantly, presented the author’s life and work to a public audience, inviting both casual and dedicated readers to watch and learn. 

Online Workshop "The Decaying Female Body in Horror Cinema"

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:17am
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

The horror genre in film follows from the literary tradition established by Edgar Allan Poe, Bram Stoker and Mary Shelley, eliciting physiological and psychological reactions through suspense, gore, the macabre and the supernatural. Horror films transfix and terrify audiences in equal measure, unfailingly achieving suspension of disbelief because fear is a universal emotion. The position occupied by female characters in horror cinema is often ambivalent, ranging from victims of violence to perpetrators of dread. Relying in part on Julia Kristeva's theory of abjection, we will investigate representations of decaying female bodies in cinema. Kristeva defines horror as a breakdown in meaning caused by the loss of boundaries between self and other.

CFP: Total Cinema: Film and Design

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:05am
Disegno - Journal of Design Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

The next issue of Disegno will investigate, from the perspective of design culture, the contemporary role and significance of cinema, film, VR and moving image installations within the context of the institutional, technological, and media-related developments and lifeworld in the twenty-first century. Our basic aim is to shed more light on how critically oriented design culture studies conceive of design not as it is in the world but how it creates our lifeworlds (Lebenswelten) as seamless webs of discursive meanings and sensual experiences. On closer inspection, our particular interest lies in how this worlding (scil. es weltet) can be understood in the realms of cinema and film making.

Crones, Crime, and the Gothic

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:02am
Falmouth University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

 

Crones, Crime, and the Gothic

In-person Conference

Falmouth University UK, 10-11 June 2022

 

Older women have traditionally been portrayed negatively in folklore, fairy tales, literature and film, for example. Images of witches, evil stepmothers, shrivelled, bitter 'spinsters', and vindictive, bullying women abusing positions of power are rife in Western culture. Yet,

perhaps things are changing. A new emphasis on the need to discuss and understand the

menopause seems to be at the heart of this. This conference examines historical

Penumbra Spring 2022 Call

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:01am
Penumbra
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Since 1989, Penumbra has published the artistic and literary talents of students and creatives regionally, nationally, and internationally. As a publication, Penumbra is unique; its student-led staff personally solicits, selects, and edits its content and design. The staff at Penumbra are seeking reviews of contemporary books, films, albums, podcasts, and television shows of 600-900 words for our Spring 2022 Print Issue. Book, film, television, and media reviews of works released in the last 12 months are welcome. Works being reviewed must be recent. Reviews should be between 600-900 words long and should be in MLA format.

Crashing the Canon: A Spotlight for the Underrepresented in Higher Academia

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:01am
St. John's University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 22, 2021

 

Call for Papers: The St. John’s University’s Humanities Review Spring 2022 Issue 

“Crashing the Canon: A Spotlight for the Underrepresented in Higher Education

 

Deadline for abstracts: December 22, 2021

Deadline for accepted submissions: February 22, 2022

Editors: Alexander Radison & Kainat Cheema

Contact email: alexander.radison21@my.stjohns.edu & kainat.cheema21@my.stjohns.edu 

ACLA 2022: Queer Asia in Crisis

updated: 
Sunday, January 2, 2022 - 10:30pm
Miguel Antonio Lizada
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

American Comparative Literature Association 2022 Annual Meeting

National Taiwan Normal University

June 15-18

 

Queer Asia in Crisis

CFP: Schitt’s Creek: A Place to Love (edited book collection)

updated: 
Sunday, January 2, 2022 - 1:00pm
Kellie Deys, Jim Deys, Nikki Anderson-Boss
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

DEADLINE EXTENDED:

We are seeking chapters for an edited collection on the popular Canadian sitcom, Schitt’s Creek, which had a meteoric rise in the U.S. after airing on Netflix. Schitt’s Creek has been a cultural force with its catchphrases, meme-able moments, and Emmy awards. There is much to unpack to understand the show's popularity and its impact, and, in this edited book collection, we will focus on three central themes: love, place, and identity.

 

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

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