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Latin American Women Writers and Filmmakers Caring for the Environment

updated: 
Monday, June 21, 2021 - 3:15pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Over the last twenty years there has been a significant increase in the literary production and critical analysis of environmental matters in Latin American literature. Scholars have established the relation between ecocritical and decolonial studies (French, 2005; DeLoughrey, 2005; Taylor Kane, 2010; Barbas-Rhoden; Heffes, 2013) but there is still need for further exploration of the relation between ecocriticism and gender studies in the region. This panel seeks to explore how Latin American women artists narrate the intersectional nature of environmental matters and to what extent art can effect change in attitudes and behaviours.

Distant Shores: International perspectives on the Australian New Wave [online conference]

updated: 
Monday, June 21, 2021 - 1:44pm
King's College London / University of Sheffield / University of Queensland
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 16, 2021

INVITED SPEAKERS
Bruce Beresford (film director)
Jonathan Rayner (University of Sheffield)
Allison Craven (James Cook University)
Jane Stadler (University of Queensland)


Timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of both Wake in Fright (Kotcheff, 1971) and Walkabout (Roeg, 1971) appearing in London cinemas on the same weekend, this two-day online conference seeks to explore the range of international and transnational perspectives that helped shape the Australian New Wave of the 1970s and 80s.

Distribution in the Streaming Era

updated: 
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 10:44am
Velvet Light Trap
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 3, 2021

Over the past decade, the media ecology has been dramatically shifting with the advent of online “overthe-top” streaming services, the streaming wars that followed, and the platformization of the web. As the distance between big tech companies and legacy media players rapidly dwindles, rippling effects can be felt across industries, audience practices, regulatory frameworks, and more. Simultaneously, the rise of streaming services also continues to provoke further theorizations on topics that have concerned media scholars for decades regarding the asymmetrical dynamics of power and influence as it relates to globalization processes, representation, identity, politics, cultural and national mediations, and economic development.

Forgotten Disney

updated: 
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 10:44am
Kathy Merlock Jackson, Mark West, and Carl Sederholm
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Call for Papers

For a Book of Essays on Forgotten Disney

 

Since Walt Disney released the first animated talking short Steamboat Willie in 1928, the Disney name has been associated with many classics of film and television. Recognized worldwide, these works and their characters have received extensive popular and critical attention and overshadowed other interesting but less significant offerings in Disney’s prolific oeuvre. This

CfP JAm It #6 "The Fractured States of America"

updated: 
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 10:41am
Valentina Romanzi
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

JAm It!  is an annual, peer-reviewed journal of American Studies created by junior faculty, early-stage researchers, and PhD students. We publish academic articles, book reviews, and creative writing, favoring fresh and original contributions.

We aspire to be an inclusive and eclectic journal – an intellectual hub of exchange for a wide range of critical approaches to the field of American Studies, both in Italy and abroad. Each issue will feature a chosen methodology, with the aim of giving the broadest possible outlook on that particular branch. 

We are currently seeking contributions for our 6th issue.

 

The Fractured States of America

Journal special issue on 'The Home': call for expressions of interest

updated: 
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 10:41am
Australian Feminist Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Expressions of interest are sought for contributions to a planned 2022 special issue of Australian Feminist Studies (Routledge/Taylor & Francis) devoted to the topic of ‘The Home’.  We anticipate publishing wide-ranging sets of ideas that capture the current and emerging challenges and opportunities for feminist thinkers examining aspects of the home and housing more generally.

We welcome contributions from scholars in any discipline, including architecture, built environment, design, sociology, social policy, geography, politics, anthropology, cultural studies, film, and literature.

CFP: Reimagining the Victim in Post-1970s Horror Media

updated: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 12:49pm
Amsterdam University Press
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021

Deadline July 1st

CFP: Reimagining the Victim in Post-1970s Horror Media

Editors: Madelon Hoedt, Marko Lukic

 

CFP for NeMLA 2022 | Queering Dark Academia: Investigating Cultural Expressions of the 'Other'

updated: 
Friday, June 11, 2021 - 2:51pm
Northeast Modern Languages Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Dark academia is a recently emerging term of phrase describing not only an aesthetic within popular culture but also a type of genre involving an academic background, elements of the gothic, and the spectacular. Like the speculative supergenre, dark academia often borrows freely from other literary and cultural categorizations, in the way of crime fiction, classical Greek & British mythologies, artistic aesthetics, paranormalcy, romance, villainy, stoicism, and posthumanism. Oftentimes within dark academia, the Other represents a romanticized villain and/or monster with whom the reader and reviewer empathizes with. Through this romanticization, we often find that nostalgia for a colonial history takes centerstage.

CFP: Streaming #MeToo - Rape Culture in American Television

updated: 
Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 7:01pm
Ralph Beliveau and Lisa Funnell / University of Oklahoma
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Streaming #MeToo:

Rape Culture in American Television

 

Edited by Ralph Beliveau and Lisa Funnell

 

Contemporary Legend: the stories we tell and how we tell them

updated: 
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 11:21am
Centre for Contemporary Legend / Revenant Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Special Edition of Revenant: ‘Contemporary Legend: the stories we tell and how we tell them’

http://www.revenantjournal.com/2021/06/call-for-papers-special-issue-con...

Deadline for abstract submissions: Thursday 30 September 2021.

Guest Editors: David Clarke, Sophie Parkes-Nield, Andrew Robinson and Diane A. Rodgers (Centre for Contemporary Legend, Sheffield Hallam University)

International Conference: "Play, Masks and Make-believe: Ritual Representations"

updated: 
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 11:20am
https://masks.lcir.co.uk/
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Through the centuries, humans have often shaped their social life by fictional moments and by taking part in fictional events: carnivals, representations, role plays, society plays, structured and semi-structured collective and singular moments where strictly coded contexts organize specific worlds and cultural dimensions. Play, in its wide acception and in its nature of artificial and coded mechanism, reflects historically the symbolic work by which human societies have elaborated, explained and organized the world.

Deadline Extension - First Forum Graduate Student Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 11:20am
Cinema and Media Studies, University of Southern California
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 23, 2021

FIRST FORUM GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE 2021

OCTOBER 21, 22, 28, & 29

DIVISION OF CINEMA AND MEDIA STUDIES

SCHOOL OF CINEMATIC ARTS, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

 

POST(ING)

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

We’re posting through it. All of it. 

  • posting on social media

  • trolling and shit-posting

  • post-theoretical paradigms and movements

  • digital labor, content moderation and algorithms

  • the postal service and infrastructure

Film Studies III VIRTUAL PANEL - PAMLA - LAS VEGAS Nov 11-14 2021

updated: 
Monday, June 7, 2021 - 10:55am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

 

PAMLA's 2021 conference is taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 11-14. There will be both in person and virtual panels at the conference. This Film Studies III session will be virtual and is open to all papers that explore some aspect of film or Film Studies, but we are particularly interested in papers attuned to some facet of the conference theme, "City of God, City of Destruction." For example:

 

Sin Cities on Film

Vegas on Film

Film Apocalypse

Film Pilgrimages

 

The Idea of the Shakespearean Actor

updated: 
Friday, June 4, 2021 - 11:15am
Sally Barnden, Emer McHugh, Miranda Fay Thomas
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Call for Papers

The Idea of the Shakespearean Actor 

An edited collection

Eds. Sally Barnden, Emer McHugh, and Miranda Fay Thomas 

 

 

 

What comes to mind when we think about the Shakespearean actor, or Shakespearean acting? What do actors past, present, and future consider ‘Shakespearean acting’ to be? Is the idea of the Shakespearean actor helpful, or does it limit and restrict the notion of what Shakespearean performance can be? 

 

NeMLA 2022 Panel: Embodying Horror

updated: 
Friday, June 4, 2021 - 11:15am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

NeMLA 2022: Baltimore, Maryland. March 10-13

Panel: Embodying Horror

Film theorist Linda Williams has identified horror as one of the “body genres” - genres of film characterized by their effect on the body. The language that we use to talk about these films is embedded in our embodied experiences of them: they are spine-tingling, bone-chilling, full of jump scares. Over the last few years, we’ve seen an increase in the number of socially conscious horror films that foreground the body and intersectional embodied identities. In these films, bodies matter; when we watch them, we are invited to interrogate our own embodied response, as well as the bodies on the screen and those behind the camera.

Literature and the Other Arts In-Person Conference Panel

updated: 
Friday, June 4, 2021 - 11:15am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

This session is open to any proposal that explores the intersection of literature and some other art. However, in accordance with the conference theme "City of God, City of Destruction," we welcome papers that explore the cross-sections between literature and the other arts in connection to issues of the urban, cityscapes, the postmodern, noir, gothic, or religious spaces or architecture, or religious or spiritual painting or sculpture.

 

The Hero Is Female

updated: 
Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 11:01am
2021 PCAS/ACAS New Orleans Sept. 30 - Oct 2
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 7, 2021

The Hero is Female Katniss Everdeen’s hand signal is now used at real-world rallies, and Princess Leia is the face of the real-world resistance movement. More than ever fictional female protagonists are symbols of hope and strength during these turbulent times, but power can take many forms and often these characters can take nontraditional paths. This panel will focus on female protagonists in fiction and film, with an emphasis on genre narratives, as we examine the ways in which women of all ages gain revelations and empowerment.

Outlander as Crime Fiction EXTENDED AND UPDATED

updated: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 6:45pm
Erin E. MacDonald, Ph.D.
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Outlander as Crime Fiction: Murder and Mystery in the Outlander and Lord John Series (Edited Collection)

Update: I'm looking for one or two more proposals for this collection. Contributor must have a Ph.D. Please feel free to contact me if you want to discuss an idea before submitting a proposal. At this point, I only need one paragraph describing your general topic/idea. Completed essays will not be due until at least fall 2021. 

Erin E. MacDonald, Ph.D., Edgar Award Nominee, Fanshawe College www.erinemacdonald.com 

CFP: The Bulletin of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 4:35pm
Alexander L. Kaufman/International Association for Robin Hood Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2024

The Bulletin of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies, a peer-reviewed, open-access journal, invites submissions on any aspect of the Robin Hood tradition. The editors especially welcome essays in the following areas: formal literary explication, manuscript and early printed book investigations, historical inquiries, new media examinations, and theory and cultural studies approaches. Proposals for guest-edited special issues are also welcome. Forthcoming special issues focus on Otto Bathurst’s 2018 Robin Hood film and Robin Hood games. We are looking for concise essays, 4,000-8,000-words long, in current CMS style with footnotes and end bibliographies.

In Vivo Arts - Pilot issue

updated: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 4:25pm
In Vivo Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 31, 2021

PILOT ISSUE of the research platform In VIVO: “CRISIS”

(for French see below)

In Vivo (http://invivoarts.fr/) is a bilingual online platform (French and English) specialized in multidisciplinary research on contemporary artistic creation, with an (almost) exclusive preoccupation with Performing Arts (theatre, choreography and dance, circus, performance art, opera) and Cinema.

Messengers from the Stars: Episode VI (extended deadline) - conference on SF and Fantasy

updated: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 4:25pm
School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon/University Lisbon Centre for English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 18, 2021

Messengers from the Stars: Episode VI

Online Conference

School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon

November 25-26, 2021

Nature and Overnature in SF and Fantasy Discourses

 

Science Fiction and Fantasy are lasting fields of inquiring into today’s world. They have become privileged means to question issues of aesthetic, ethical, political, social, economic, environmental and historical nature with high impact on contemporary societies. They have promoted hot-button issues and rich critical debates in literature as well as in cinema, TV, and videogames among other media.

Film in the Pandemic and Post-Pandemic World

updated: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 4:25pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic left an indelible mark on both filmmaking and the way in which the general public experienced film. The need for social distancing led film makers and producers to change much of the way films were produced, marketed, and released. Big budget films that would have previously included massive casts had to be adapted, delayed, or sidelined for smaller, easier to produce film projects. Wide-spread theater closures led to the delay of highly anticipated films, elevated the prominence of the independent film industry, and sped the movement of new films to streaming platforms.

Messengers from the Stars: Episode VI (extended deadline)

updated: 
Monday, May 31, 2021 - 8:37am
ULICES - ULisbon
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 18, 2021

Messengers from the Stars: Episode VI

Online Conference

School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon

November 25-26, 2021

Nature and Overnature in SF and Fantasy Discourses

 

Science Fiction and Fantasy are lasting fields of inquiring into today’s world. They have become privileged means to question issues of aesthetic, ethical, political, social, economic, environmental and historical nature with high impact on contemporary societies. They have promoted hot-button issues and rich critical debates in literature as well as in cinema, TV, and videogames among other media.

Narrating "Cold Wars" - A Multidisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 8:43pm
Hong Kong Baptist University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021

Global Storytelling: Journal of Digital and Moving Images invites you to submit a proposal for NARRATING COLD WARS – A MULTIDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE to be held in Hong Kong Baptist University on 11-12 November 2021.

Queer Temporalities in Literature, Cinema, and Video Games International Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 8:43pm
University of Murcia
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 10, 2021

Queer Temporalities in Literature, Cinema, and Video Games International Conference (Deadline approaching) deadline for submissions: June 10, 2021 full name / name of organization: University of Murcia contact email: queertemp@gmail.com  

Call for participations: “Queer Temporalities” in Literature, Cinema, and Video Games International Conference. 2-4 December 2021.

Theme

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Wide Screen Issue 9 No. 1

updated: 
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 8:43pm
Wide Screen
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 10, 2021

Wide Screen invites papers for its 2021 General Issue (Issue 9 No. 1).

 

For the last several years, we have worked primarily with guest editors who have edited special issues that have attracted exciting work on subjects such as the production of cinematic space, video games, and the studio system in Indian cinema. This year, we want to invite papers for a general issue that is open to new, critical work in all areas of film and media studies.

 

You can submit critical essays, book reviews, festival reports or interviews.

 

In addition, we are also accepting abstracts for two dossiers that will be a part of this issue.

 

SOUND, COLONIALISM, AND POWER

updated: 
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 8:42pm
MAST Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

MAST: The Journal of Media Art Study and Theory

Special Issue: Sound, Colonialism, and Power 

Guest Editor: Dr. Lauren Rosati (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) 

 

Deadline for (art-based) submissions: 30 June 2021 (for publication in November 2021).

The Acoustic Text Symposium

updated: 
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 4:20pm
Nanyang Technological University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard
Are sweeter; therefore, ye soft pipes, play on;
Not to the sensual ear, but, more endear’d,
Pipe to the spirit ditties of no tone:

– ‘Ode on a Grecian Urn’, John Keats

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