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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Consuming Ideas and Producing Culture in Creative Prose

updated: 
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 9:10am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018

The Midwest Modern Language Association will hold its annual conference in gorgeous Kansas City, Missouri, 15-18 November 2018. The conference's theme is "Consuming Cultures."

This year’s permenent MMLA session on creative prose considers how ideas, objects, experiences and cultures are consumed in the act of writing creatively. Specifically, how do creative writers use the ideas around them to produce their creative work? What type of research do they pursue and how do its results filter through the finished product? This session is interested in the ways in which creative writers use the material they find in order to make something new – a product that is in turn itself intended to be consumed.

The Mondo Film and its Legacy

updated: 
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 9:11am
University of Bradford (UK)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Film International

http://filmint.nu/

 

Contributions are invited for a special edition of Film International devoted to the ‘mondo’ shock documentary film. The mondo genre was created in the 1960s by Gualtiero Jacopetti, Franco Prosperi and Paolo Cavara with their first feature Mondo Cane (Italy, 1962). The genre quickly became an international sensation, hated by most critics but admired by large audiences and the likes of John Waters, Sergio Leone, Boyd Rice and J.G. Ballard.

 

Contributions can explore any aspect of the mondo film including the pre-history of the genre and its legacy.

 

Fall 2018 issue JMMLA: "Art and Activism"

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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 9:10am
Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association invites articles for submission to its Fall, 2018 issue on the theme of “Art and Activism.”

Experiments in short fiction: between genre and media

updated: 
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 9:07am
University of Leuven (Belgium)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

CFP ILLI 23 (Fall 2018) : “Experiments in short fiction: between genre and media” - Editors : Elke D’hoker and Bart Van den Bossche

CFP: Film & History - all areas (6/1/18; 11/7-11/18)

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:17am
Film & History
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Citizenship and Sociopathy in Film, Television, and New Media

2018 Film & History Conference

November 7-11

Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club

Madison, WI (USA)

Religion and Rape Culture Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 5:19pm
The Shiloh Project / University of Sheffield
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 19, 2018

Date: 6th July 2018

Keynote speakers: Professor Cheryl Exum (University of Sheffield) & Professor Rhiannon Graybill (Rhodes College)

THE SOCIAL JUSTICE INTERVENTIONS OF #WENEEDDIVERSEBOOKS

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:03am
SAMLA '90 Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

THE SOCIAL JUSTICE INTERVENTIONS OF #WENEEDDIVERSEBOOKS

Do You Believe in Magic?: The Narrative Construction of Magical Worlds, Creatures, and Characters

updated: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 9:11am
Museum of Science Fiction/Escape Velocity Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

The Museum of Science Fiction is accepting 250 word proposals for 15-20 minute papers to be presented at this year’s Escape Velocity Conference in National Harbor Maryland, May 25th – 27th, 2018.

As is often the case in the examination of the mainstream literary cannon, works incorporating “traditional” magic, Afro-diasporic voodoo and Santeria, and other mystical cosmologies are frequently dismissed as non-literature in an increasingly secular and data-driven world. But by violating the laws of empirical reality, magical narratives challenge the preferred Western emphasis on science to make room for cultural, religious, and social practices inexplicable in scientific terms.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Characters as Dramatis Personae

updated: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 9:10am
Museum of Science Fiction/Escape Velocity Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

The Museum of Science Fiction's literary programming track is accepting 250 word proposals for 15-20 minute papers to be presented at this year’s Escape Velocity Conference in National Harbor Maryland, May 25th – 27th, 2018.

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