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CFC: Depictions of Mentorship in Shonen Anime and Film [EXTENDED DEADLINE AND UPDATED]

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 2:05am
Dr. Erica Joan Dymond
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

This "call for chapters" is for a collection through Lexington Press (which has approved the concept and is awaiting the chapter list). The focus of this collection is mentorship as portrayed in shonen anime and film.

Shonen anime and film is loaded with mentors. Some are insightful, benevolent, and effective. Boku no Hero Academia’s All Might is one such mentor. His treatment of Midoriya is founded in compassion. And, All Might himself is a beloved leader. Who he is before the camera is the same as when there are no cameras to be found (excluding his physical transformation, of course). He is a model mentor.

Indian Spiritual Traditions and Resistance to Colonial Epistemes

updated: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 12:47pm
Mirik college, university of North bengal, India
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

While interest in postcolonialism has spanned a vast number of sub-fields and disciplines such as psychological explorations of resistance, the persistence of colonial topography in post-colonial governmentality, etc. not much attention has been given to the domain of Indian spirituality as an effective counter-discourse to the Colonial epistemic tradition.

The Routledge Companion to Superhero Studies

updated: 
Monday, November 14, 2022 - 10:22am
Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Carl Wilson
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

In answer to the evolutionary portrayals of superheroes in our cultures, histories, and narratives, the editors welcome chapter proposals for selection and inclusion into The Routledge Companion to Superhero Studies, for which a contract has already been signed.

The volume will be a part of the prestigious Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions series: https://www.routledge.com/Routledge-Media-and-Cultural-Studies-Companions/book-series/RMCSC.

Revised Culture-bound syndromes in Popular Culture/Call for Chapters_ROUTLEDGE

updated: 
Monday, November 14, 2022 - 10:02am
Titu Maiorescu University, Bucharest, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

UPDATE 3 November

 

Dear colleagues, 

 

We are seeking proposals for chapters on:

- Cultural syndromes from Latin America: Locura, Mal de pelea, Nervios, Susto (but not only) in popular culture: cartoons, telenovelas, media, films, literature etc. 

- Cultural syndromes from the Middle East/Africa (e.g. the evil eye) in popular culture.

We already have chapters covering the "jinn" and "voodoo death".

We have secured a contract offer with Routledge. 

Please send your abstract proposal (400 words) + a short bio (200 words) to the editor at prof.irina.pelea@gmail.com

50 Years of La Storia: Elsa Morante Beyond History

updated: 
Sunday, November 13, 2022 - 6:05pm
Annali d'Italianistica
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 21, 2023

Please find below two calls for proposals for a special issue and a conference panel dedicated to Elsa Morante. Please notice that they have two different submission deadlines.

 

  1. CFP Annali d’italianistica 42 (2024) -  50 Years of La Storia: Elsa Morante Beyond History 

Archival Work and Bibliographies for American Literary Study

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2022 - 10:50am
RALS (Penn State)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Resources for American Literary Study, a journal of archival and bibliographical scholarship in American literature, invites submissions for our upcoming issues. Covering all periods of American literature, RALS welcomes both traditional and digital approaches to archival and bibliographical analysis. 

Founded in 1971, RALS remains the only major scholarly periodical of its kind. Each issue includes, in addition to archival and bibliographical research, related book reviews and a unique “Prospects” essay that identifies new directions in the study of major authors. Our editorial board consists of leading scholars from an array of fields and subfields in American literary study.

Animation and the Ancient World

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:47pm
Chiara Sulprizio and C. W. Marshall
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 16, 2023

Animation and the Ancient World

Chiara Sulprizio, Vanderbilt University
C. W. Marshall, University of British Columbia

Cinephile 17.1 New Lenses on Old Hollywood

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:46pm
The University of British Columbia
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 16, 2023

No matter how many years have passed since the end of the Golden Age of Hollywood, this era never seems to leave the popular imagination. James Dean and Judy Garland remain household names; modern celebrities still seek to emulate the glamour of this bygone time; and audiences still go to see contemporary biopics and television shows about stars such as Marilyn Monroe, Joan Crawford, and Bette Davis. There is something about this moment in American moviemaking that grabbed the public’s attention and has never let go, even as the larger cinematic landscape continues to change dramatically.

Gylphi Contemporary Writers: Ali Smith Symposium

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:44pm
Dr Ellie Byrne
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

 

 

                  

                

 

 

 

Gylphi Contemporary Writers: Ali Smith Symposium.

Call for Papers

 

One day symposium at the Faculty of English, University of Cambridge on Wednesday 26th April 2023

 

Keynote: Dr Kaye Mitchell, Director of the Centre for New Writing, University of Manchester.

 

Baltic Horror (updated, with new deadline)

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:07pm
Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 30, 2023

The previous CFP for the Baltic Horror collection had a problem with the email that has been fixed. Thus, the deadline has been extended. Please, consider send your abstracts and queries.

 

Editor: Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns. Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina)

 

Water

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:06pm
Australasian Journal of Victorian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2023

WATER

The sea is calm tonight.

The tide is full, the moon lies fair

Upon the straits; on the French coast the light

Gleams and is gone; the cliffs of England stand,

Glimmering and vast, out in the tranquil bay.                     

(Matthew Arnold, “Dover Beach”)

Extended CFP: Narrative Complexity in Recent Time-Travel Media

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:05pm
Elizabeth Trepanier (Eastern Florida State College), Luke Leonard (Eastern Florida State College), and Emory O'Malley (Independent), editors
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2023

We are seeking additional contributors for our edited collection of scholarly essays on these recent changes in the complexity of time-travel media (film, television, gaming, music media, or literature). The primary argument framing for this collection emphasizes the increasing narrative complexity within recent time-travel media. Submissions that are interdisciplinary in theory and method are welcome, especially those in popular culture, science fiction, fantasy, genre studies, critical media studies, narratology, etc. Abstracts and papers discussing recent time-travel media, approximately within the last decade, may include but are not limited to research concerning narrative structure, theme, genre, reception, comprehension, and other relevant topics.

The Banshee Issue 3: Homelands

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:05pm
The Banshee
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023

THE BANSHEE, the leading journal for women who scream, publishes new poetry, fiction, non-fiction, art, and drama by women. Now accepting submissions for Issue 3 on the theme of HOMELANDS.

 

The Banshee accepts creative, journalistic, and academic submissions of up to 3,000 words in length, with no minimum length. We particularly welcome pieces of 900 words or less. Topics might include, but are not limited to:

 

Call for Book Reviews on Free Speech and Censorship

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:01pm
Randy Robertson / Susquehanna University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 4, 2022

Modern Language Studies, the journal of the Northeast Modern Language Association, is seeking reviews for the winter and summer 2023 issues. In recent years, the temperature has risen around free speech debates, and books on censorship and free speech come out with such frequency that it is hard to keep abreast of the new scholarship. I am interested in receiving reviews and review essays on academic books that relate to free speech. The books to be reviewed can center on any historical, geographical, or disciplinary context, and the reviews and review essays can be written from (almost) any theoretical perspective.Keywords: free speech, freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of the press, liberty of the press, censorship.

 

Special Volume on Artificial Intelligence, Writing, and Critical Thinking

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:01pm
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2023

The growing potential of artificial intelligence to generate content undetectable to plagiarism checkers has created a sense of urgency across higher education.  What are the pedagogical and curricular implications of artificial intelligence for writing and critical thinking?  What are the pedagogical and curricular responses to this rapidly advancing technology that is both widely available and affordable? 

Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing invites submissions for a special volume on Artificial Intelligence, Writing, and Critical Thinking.

Deadline for submissions: July 1, 2023.

EXTENDED DEADLINE Call for Articles (spring 2023) | STEM and Gender in US Popular Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, November 9, 2022 - 8:40am
REDEN academic journal | American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

Special thematic dossier | STEM in US Popular Culture: Assessing Gender Discourse, Stereotypes and Mainstreaming

Editors: Laura Álvarez Trigo (Universidad de Alcalá) and Erika Tiburcio Moreno (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)

 

The productivity of ‘negative emotions’ in postcolonial literatures

updated: 
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 9:35am
Isabelle Wentworth / University of New South Wales
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

Emotions, affect, and moods do not happen to us. Rather, we are our emotions: they configure our manner of relating to, and existing within the world. Ontologies of emotion—in their embodied and symbolic dimensions—alter our perceptions, experiences, and predictions of ourselves and our environment in ways which problematize inside/outside and mind/body dualities. This is also true of the so-called ‘negative emotions’. Studies of negative affect abound in the humanities, from Aristotle’s fear and pity, Heidegger’s angst, and Robert Burton’s melancholy, to Sartre’s nausea, Germaine Greer’s rage, Kristeva’s disgust, and, more recently, Sianne Ngai’s “ugly feelings.”

Call for Journal Articles

updated: 
Saturday, November 5, 2022 - 6:07am
Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, a peer-reviewed international journal published by Çankaya University in Ankara, is currently accepting submissions of articles and book reviews for its forthcoming issues. Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences is listed or indexed in the MLA International Bibliography, the MLA Directory of Periodicals, Index Copernicus Master List, ERIH Plus, and TR Index. 

Northern Lights: Film & Media Studies Yearbook Special Issue

updated: 
Friday, November 4, 2022 - 10:48am
Intellect Books
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 17, 2022

Call for Papers: Northern Lights: Film & Media Studies Yearbook

 

Special Issue: ‘Transforming Genitals in Culture and Media’

 

Abstracts (500 word) should be sent to marija.geigerzeman@pilar.hr by Monday 17 November 2022

 

Notifications of acceptance will be sent by Monday 24 November 2022

 

Full papers due for peer review by Monday 30 January 2023

 

Approximate date of the final manuscript delivery 30 April 2023

 

View the full CFP here>>

LAST CALL – EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR A SPECIAL NUMBER OF REVISTA CANARIA DE ESTUDIOS INGLESES (Spring 2023)

updated: 
Friday, November 4, 2022 - 10:48am
Research project "Literature and Globalization 2 (LYG2): Communities of Waste"
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses (RCEI) seeks two more submissions for a special issue on “Toxic Tales: Narratives of Waste in Post-Industrial North America,” guest-edited by Elsa del Campo Ramírez (Universidad Nebrija) and Sara Villamarín-Freire (Universidade da Coruña), to be published in spring 2023. 

Articles are expected to be 6,000-7,000 words in length and should be submitted by November 30th. Questions and submissions should be sent to Sara (sara.vfreire@udc.es) or Elsa (ecampo@nebrija.es).

 

Severed Limbs and Monstrous Appetites: (Re)Defining Fairy-Tale Horror from the Seventeenth Century to the Present

updated: 
Friday, November 4, 2022 - 10:48am
Alessandro Cabiati / Literature journal
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Severed Limbs and Monstrous Appetites: (Re)Defining Fairy-Tale Horror from the Seventeenth Century to the Present 

A Special Issue of Literature (ISSN 2410-9789)

This Special Issue of Literature invites proposals for essays that investigate the subject of ‘fairy-tale horror’ in its various forms and iterations, from its educational function as a vehicle of rightful punishment in traditional fairy tales to the contemporary questioning of the boundaries between the genres of fairy tale and horror, in literature as well as in other media. 

Please read the full Call for Papers and Manuscript Submission Information.

Public Knowledge: The Academy and Beyond

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 11:56am
New Formations: a Journal of Culture / Theory / Politics
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 21, 2022

Public Knowledge: The Academy and Beyond

 

 

A special issue of New Formations: A journal of culture / power / politics 

Now in its fifth decade of publication, New Formations maintains an international reputation for publishing rigorous peer-reviewed scholarship in the critical humanities and social sciences. The journal accepts contributions within a wide range of disciplines, while specialising as a forum for debates and discussions around the political and analytical uses of cultural theory.

The journal editors have decided to commission an issue on the politics of the academy and other sites of social knowledge-production, now in the past and in the future. 

Call for Papers for Issue 5.1 “Current trends in Southeast Asian Media Studies”

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 11:55am
Southeast Asian Media Studies Journal/Southeast Asian Media Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

Call for Papers for Issue 5.1 “Current trends in Southeast Asian Media Studies” The theme for Southeast Asian Media Studies Journal regular issue 5.1 is Current Trends in Southeast Asian Media Studies. Submissions should address questions about current trends and directions in national and international media industries in the Southeast Asian region. Papers about specific media works, genres, companies, and artists are also welcome. Areas of interest include but are not limited to the following:

No Guardrails: Teaching and Learning in Times of Trauma

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 11:44am
Melissa J. Jones
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

This collection seeks essays willing to explore what it means to flounder and flop--to be afraid and uncomfortable--and to get back up to teach (one hopes) another day. For this is the precarious new normal of teaching and learning in post-pandemic America, where primary and secondary educators are fleeing the profession in droves--citing too much pressure, too little pleasure--and murmurs of “quiet quitting” across college campuses suggest that higher ed might not be far behind.

"Victorian Gothic and the Occult" Edited Collection

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 11:41am
Kirstin A. Mills (Macquarie University)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

The Victorian era, and the Nineteenth Century more broadly, witnessed a flourishing of interest in the supernatural, spiritualism, magic, and the physical and psychological sciences, which culminated in the emergence of occult beliefs, practices and societies. During this period also, the Gothic literature and art that had taken hold of the public imagination in the Romantic period continued to haunt the Victorian era, emerging in new forms that often embraced and experimented with ideas of occultism. Nineteenth-century occultism has received much critical attention, particularly in relation to its role in bringing about the apogee of British and American occultism in the early twentieth century.

FRAME 36.1 “Dying Wor(l)ds”

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 11:38am
FRAME, Journal of Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022

In “Land Sickness”, Nikolaj Schultz describes how he goes on vacation to “detach from the material consequences of [his] existence,” but upon arrival on a French island, he is once more faced with the material reality of existence, as the island’s coastline is eroding, caused by rising sea levels and the pressure of foreign tourism. He writes: “Neither Pareto, Marx or Bourdieu died in vain, but none of them offer a language sufficient to articulate the geo-social struggle for territory that unfolds on the island. I myself lack a language to understand what is happening.” How indeed, does one think and write about the world that is disappearing under our feet? 

Afterlives of the Antisocial

updated: 
Wednesday, November 2, 2022 - 2:38am
Postmodern Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

For nearly two decades, the “antisocial thesis” has enthralled queer theoretical thought, permeating a variety of debates surrounding relationality, sexuality, gender, race, psychoanalysis, and temporality. Christened by Robert L. Caserio during an infamous 2005 MLA panel, the antisocial thesis, Caserio elaborates, described a “decade of explorations of queer unbelonging” positioned against an intensifying “gay rage for normalizing sociability.” As Robyn Wiegman warns, however, the antisocial thesis “is not ‘a’ thesis.

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