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Call for Associate Editors: US Representation in Popular Culture and New Media

updated: 
Monday, November 30, 2020 - 2:28pm
PopMeC Research Blog - hypotheses
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

PopMeC is an academic collective interested in investigating the articulation of the numerous and heterogeneous representations which have been constructing images of the US. The research group’s work is focused on how the US—their history, society, and diverse cultures—have been represented in popular media and cultural products. We foster a participative, engaging collaboration among scholars of any level interested in the field, as well as we aim at allowing postgraduate and early career participants to receive feedback and support in an academic safe space.

The Stand, the Original Stephen King Novel and its Adaptations, in the Covid era (PCA/ACA, Stephen King Area, panel/roundtable) (**NEWLY** EXTENDED DEADLINE; AMENDED SUBMISSION GUIDELINES)

updated: 
Saturday, November 28, 2020 - 10:01am
Stephen King Area, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (Annual Convention, Boston, Massachusetts, June 2-5, 2021, http://pcaaca.org/area/stephen-king)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 30, 2020

In crises, many of us turn to literature and other forms of popular culture not only for comfort, but for insight, guidance. So it is in the "Covid era," that we have turned to "pandemic literature" and related forms for popular Culture, including Stephen King’s The Stand (1978, 1990) and its adaptations to date (1994, on television, and 2008 and 2012, in comics).

Provocative Parables at the Intersection of the Secular and the Supernatural (PCA/ACA, Philosophy and Culture Area, panel/roundtable)

updated: 
Saturday, November 28, 2020 - 10:00am
Philosophy and Culture Area, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (Annual Convention, Boston, Massachusetts, June 2-5, 2021, http://pcaaca.org/area/philosophy-and-culture)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Synopsis: A number of anniversaries in 2021 — the tenth of the premiere of David Benioff and W.B. Weiss’ television series, Game of Thrones, Tom Perrotta’s novel, The Leftovers, and Terrence Malick’s film, The Tree of Life, and the twentieth of Neil Gaiman’s novel, American Gods — is a provocative occasion for a critical reexamination of these and related parables at the intersection of the secular and the supernatural, in their original formulations and as they have developed subsequently.

Modalities of Fantasy: Reconfiguring Time and Space

updated: 
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:40am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

Modalities of Fantasy: Reconfiguring Time and Space

London's East End: A Short Encyclopedia

updated: 
Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 6:18pm
Kevin A. Morrison
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

Owing to a variety of reasons, a number of entries in London's East End: A Short Encyclopedia (under contract, McFarland) that were initially assigned have now become available. I am currently look for writers in a number of different categories, including people, film and literature, architecture, periodicals, major events, television, music, and art. Entries range from 50-2000 words with most following on the lower end of the spectrum. Interested individuals are urged to contact the editor for a contents list and style guide. A description of the encyclopedia appears below. Established scholars, early career researchers, and advanced graduate students—those who, in a US context, have passed their qualifying exams—are welcome.

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Community Media in the Era of Pandemics, Protests, and Post Truths - New Deadline

updated: 
Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 6:06pm
The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

This special issue of The Projector, edited by guest editor Jamie Ann Rogers, seeks submissions focused on contemporary community media as activist and aesthetic practices. In 2005, Kevin Howley described community media as “popular and strategic interventions into contemporary media culture committed to the democratization of media structures, forms, and practices.”[1] In revisiting this definition 15 years later, the holistic aim of this special issue is to interrogate shifts in various community media making environments brought about in the past decade.

Revised Call for Papers for MELUS 2021

updated: 
Friday, November 20, 2020 - 2:09pm
MELUS: The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

MELUS 2021 Virtual Conference

April 8-10, 2021

Abstracts due December 15, 2020 to MELUS2021@gmail.com

David Foster Wallace Panels at ALA 2021

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:38pm
International David Foster Wallace Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

The International David Foster Wallace Society will sponsor two panels at the 32nd annual conference of the American Literature Association in Boston on May 27-30, 2021.

We are seeking submissions related to any aspect of Wallace’s fiction or nonfiction.  Paper topics may include but are not limited to:

Call for Abstracts: Philosophy and Horror in Film, Literature and Popular Culture: Aesthetics, Politics, and Histories (Additional chapters) to be published by McFarland

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:38pm
Subashish Bhattacharjee
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 3, 2021

Call for Abstracts: Philosophy and Horror in Film, Literature and Popular Culture: Aesthetics, Politics, and Histories (extended call for abstracts) for McFarland Publishers

Edited by

Subashish Bhattacharjee (Jawaharlal Nehru University) 

and Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns (Universidad de Buenos Aires)

citeron05@yahoo.com

http://artes.filo.uba.ar/la-literatura-de-las-artes-combinadas-ii

 

Call for Chapters: Japanese Horror: New Critical Approaches to History, Narratives and Aesthetics (Additional Chapters) to be published by Rowman & Littlefield

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:38pm
Subashish Bhattacharjee
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 3, 2021

Call for Chapters: Japanese Horror: New Critical Approaches to History, Narratives and Aesthetics (Additional Chapters).

deadline for submissions: 

January, 3, 2021

full name / name of organization: 

Subashish Bhattacharjee (Jawaharlal Nehru University), Ananya Saha (Jawaharlal Nehru University) and Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina)

contact email: 

subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com

 

Food Matters in Literature and Culture

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:38pm
Ball State University Digital Literature Review
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

Submissions are now open for the 2020-2021 issue of the Digital Literature Review, “Food Matters in Literature and Culture.” We welcome original, engaging submissions that consider representations of food in literature, film, television, or popular culture. In particular, we are interested in scholarly essays that consider food as a vehicle for exploring issues of inequity and empowerment, including but not limited to race, gender, class, ability, sexuality, and nationality. For example, how does food function as an expression of identity, as well as a common language bridging sociocultural, political, and economic gaps?

ALFRED HITCHCOCK

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:34pm
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020

For the 2021 Conference, SWPACA is going virtual! Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, we will be holding our annual conference completely online this year. We hope you will join us for exciting papers, discussions, and the experience you’ve come to expect from Southwest.

 

Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 42nd annual SWPACA conference. One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels. For a full list of subject areas, area descriptions, and Area Chairs, please visit http://southwestpca.org/conference/call-for-papers/

 

CALL FOR PAPERS: SEXUALITY, COVID-19, IRELAND

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:34pm
EROSS, Dublin City University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 7, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS: COVID-19 IRELAND

 

This volume presents different facets of the existing dialogue between COVID-19 and cultural memory in Ireland from a plural set of disciplines and perspectives, including agency, arts, politics, health, and society. This publication is looking at the global COVID-19 crisis and its significant effects on the dynamics of Irish society, the economic and political order, and the Arts.

 

New Fictional Formats & Age-Old Narratives: Understanding Creative Modes of Popular Culture in the Digital Age

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:33pm
PopMeC research blog
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

Constant transformation has been the norm in the new digital media environment since its inception. During the 2020 health crisis, the impact of this ever-changing digital world in our daily lives has been especially notable. Due to quarantine measures, the only opportunity to interact with friends and to consume culture was to rely on social networks, streaming services and video conferencing softwares. Web-based cultural activities have affected people’s relationships with cyberspace: many have visited museums, seen award ceremonies, and even been to concerts online. In other words, we are never disconnected from the Internet (DeNardis 2020). 

Gender Cultures: Essays in Identity & Expression

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:33pm
Subhadeep Paul & Goutam Majhi
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 7, 2021

Gender Cultures: Essays in Identity & Expression

(Eds: Subhadeep Paul & Goutam Majhi)

EXTENSION: CFP Children's/Young Adult Culture at SWPACA

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:30pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE EXTENDED

Children’s/Young Adult Culture

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

Submission Deadline EXTENDED: December 1, 2020

42nd Annual Conference, Week of February 22-27, 2021

http://www.southwestpca.org

For the 2021 Conference, SWPACA is going virtual! Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, we will be holding our annual conference completely online this year. We hope you will join us for exciting papers, discussions, and the experience you’ve come to expect from Southwest.

3rd Annual Crossroads Humanities Student Conference: "Networks"

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:29pm
Humanities Center / Nova Southeastern University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

Information, resources, and diseases are all things that are communicable across real and imagined borders. They are transmitted by the World Wide Web, television, highways and trains, diasporas, marketplaces, governments, viral media, social events, casual associations, the human system, and more. Networks as a model and metaphor for examining the structures of societies, politics, culture, and the body appear in seminal texts across disciplines, including Norbert Wiener’s Cybernetics (1948), Michel Foucault’s Discipline and Punish (1975), Jean-François Lyotard’s The Postmodern Condition (1979), Donna Haraway’s “A Cyborg Manifesto” (1985), and Timothy Morton’s Ecological Thought (2010).

[EXTENSION] SWPACA 2021 (Virtual): Television

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 4:23pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020

For the 2021 Conference, SWPACA is going virtual!  Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 42nd annual SWPACA conference. One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels. The conference will take place the week of Feburary 22, 2021. For a full list of subject areas, area descriptions, and Area Chairs, please visit http://southwestpca.org/conference/call-for-papers/ 

Vampire Studies (2021 PCA/ACA National Conference)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 3:00pm
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021

The co-chairs of the PCA/ACA Vampire Studies area are soliciting papers, presentations, panels and roundtable discussions that cover any aspect of the Vampire for the Annual National Popular Culture Association Conference to be held in Boston, MA from June 2-5, 2021. You must be a member of the PCA to submit a proposal.

This year is a return to the aborted theme from Philadelphia, the legacy of Dracula. Anyone who was accepted last year may resubmit their proposal for an automatic acceptance.  As well as Dracula, we are particularly interested in papers, presentations, and panels that cover:

      Vampires at the end of the world and beyond

LAST REMINDER: Il Parlaggio - new issue January 2021

updated: 
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 9:14am
Edizioni Sinestesie (Italy)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020

This section of the academic journal “Sinestesieonline” is open to contributions about theatre and performing arts in all historical ages, forms and variations, in English, Italian and foreign languages. We use double blind peer review.

“Il Parlaggio” is the name created by Gabriele d’Annunzio for the amphitheatre in Vittoriale – a place of empathy, a cradle of emotions, a crossroads of cultures, a connection between antiquity and contemporaneity, an emblem of the “neverending show”.

(UPDATED) Poetry and Poetics (Critical) Papers and Panels for Southwest American/Popular Culture Association Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 16, 2020 - 5:26pm
Southwest American/Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Call for Papers

Poetry & Poetics (Critical)

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

 

42nd Annual Conference, Week of February 22-27, 2021

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submission Deadline EXTENDED to December 1, 2020

 

Esotericism, Magic, and Occultism : Virtual Conference : SWPACA (Southwest Popular/American Culture Association) Feb 22-27

updated: 
Sunday, November 15, 2020 - 10:30pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Call for Papers
ESOTERICISM, OCCULTISM, AND MAGIC
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
DEADLINE EXTENDED!

42nd Annual Conference, Week of February 22-27, 2021
http://www.southwestpca.org
Submission Deadline EXTENDED to December 1, 2020

For the 2021 Conference, SWPACA is going virtual! Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, we will be holding our annual conference completely online this year. We hope you will join us for exciting papers, discussions, and the experience you’ve come to expect from Southwest.

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Call For Papers: Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

updated: 
Sunday, November 15, 2020 - 4:29pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Call for Papers

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

Annual Conference – VIRTUAL FOR 2021!

42nd Annual Conference, Week of February 22-27, 2021

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submission Deadline EXTENDED to December 1, 2020!

 

For the 2021 Conference, SWPACA is going virtual! Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, we will be holding our annual conference completely online this year. We hope you will join us for exciting papers, discussions, and the experience you’ve come to expect from Southwest.

Comparitive South Asian Cultural Studies

updated: 
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 7:26am
South Asian Foundation for Advanced Studies. (Nepal)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 1, 2021

The proposed anthology aims to compile essays from various disciplines in the field of South Asian Studies. The compilation introduces an academic discourse on cultural studies about the region. Cultural Studies is predominantly contemporary in focus in its academic orientation. Contemporaneous is also about how the past appears in its very connections with the present ideas and facts. In the context of the above propositional statements the focus of the book is about the nature of Cultural Studies in South Asia.

"SPECTRE" - CSGSU/FSAC Graduate Colloquium at the University of Toronto

updated: 
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 7:26am
The University of Toronto Cinema Studies Graduate Student Union and the Film Studies Association of Canada
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 29, 2021

"SPECTRE" - CSGSU/FSAC Graduate Colloquium at the University of Toronto 

23rd Annual Film Studies Association of Canada Graduate Colloquium
University of Toronto Cinema Studies Institute
Friday January 29 - Saturday January 30, 2021 (Virtual)
Call for papers: “SPECTRE”
Keynote address by Dr. David Marriott, Penn State University

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