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Critical articles are Invited for the edited volume "Muslims in Indian Cinema".

updated: 
Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 2:48am
Md Sarfaraj Nawab
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 31, 2021

Critical articles on the representation of Muslims/Islam in Indian films are invited from research scholars/faculty members for the upcoming volume "Muslims in Indian Cinema" to be edited by Asrin Khatun and Md Sarfaraj Nawab.

Seeking chapters on Music & Deviance

updated: 
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 2:00pm
Sylvia M DeSantis/Cambridge Scholars Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Fumbling Towards Ecstasy: The Intersectionality of Music and Deviance
Editor:Sylvia M DeSantis

This volume will explore the avenues through which 20th century musicians, and their enthused audiences, created necessarily deviant cultural movements. From the optimism engendered by the Big BandEra to socially justice-mindedGrunge in the ‘90s, musicians have used their stage power to resist, reward, and recreate long-standing cultural codes.

https://www.cambridgescholars.com/uploads/Fumbling%20Towards%20Ecstasy%2...

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

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:25pm
The Humanities Review / St. John's University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 22, 2021

When we think of the western literary canon, we tend to think of the famous authors and works that have shaped our literary and scholarly culture into what it is today: Dante, Shakespeare, Milton, Dickens, Twain, Whitman, and the list goes on and on. But In our age of cultural and technological advancement, we believe that the bodies of works we consider worthy of study should also reflect the current world around us. Thus, the goal of this issue of The Humanities Review is to shine a spotlight on those authors, works, and platforms which have not yet found a home in the literary/academic canon, but still merit the kind of close literary analysis afforded to the canon.

Symposium on Music of the Sea

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:25pm
Maritime Music and Tradition Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

The Maritime Music & Tradition Society, Inc. and the Maritime Studies Program of the University of Connecticut at Avery Point announce A Symposium on the Music of the Sea on Friday June 10, 2022. We seek proposals for papers in History, Literature, Folklore, Music, Ethnomusicology or other appropriate disciplines addressing any aspect of music or verse of the sea, rivers, or inland waters from the Age of Sail to the present. The symposium will take place in St. John's Episcopal Church in Essex, CT.

The Second Heterotopic Junction Graduate Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:24pm
Hong Kong Baptist University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Second Heterotopic Junction Graduate Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture (HJC-2) is now calling for abstracts. HJC-2 is an international conference which aims to provide graduate students with an opportunity to showcase their research in the areas of linguistics, literature, and culture.

The conference is scheduled to be held on 30 April 2022 (Saturday) at Hong Kong Baptist University. It will be conducted in mixed mode thereby welcoming attendees and presenters both virtually and in person.

Narratives of Catastrophe / Récits de catastrophe

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:23pm
Conférence des Gradué·e·s en Littérature Anglaise
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

(une version française suivra)

 

"Narratives of Catastrophe"

 

Newspaper headlines of recent years, detailing extreme weather events, the rising spectres of authoritarian movements and the surveillance state, not to mention the COVID-19 pandemic, describe conditions uncomfortably similar to those typically found in the dystopian novel. As one bookstore in Smalltown Canada put it, “the Apocalyptic Fiction section has now been moved to Current Affairs.” 

 

Deadline Extension: Global Crisis(es) between Image, Language and Time: On the Fantastic in Contemporary Films and Series

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 4:17pm
Julia Bruehne / University of Bremen (Germany)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

version française cf. ci-dessous / versión española véase abajo

Global Crisis(es) between Image, Language and Time: On the Fantastic in Contemporary Films and Series
Organization:
Julia Brühne, Orlando Valenzuela Celis, Padraic Wilson (University of Bremen, March 03-05, 2022).

Romancing the Gothic Lecture/Class Series - Horror, Gothic, Romance, Supernatural and Folklore talks

updated: 
Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:47am
Romancing the Gothic Project
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Romancing the Gothic is a free online education project which started in March 2020 and provides classes and talks on various aspects of horror, the Gothic, the supernatural, folklore and more. We put on talks each week which are then also made available online for participants. To see the YouTube channel and previous classes from a variety of speakers - https://www.youtube.com/user/Ymdol1

Shadow Screens: Unmade, Unseen, Unreleased Film and Television

updated: 
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:45am
James Fenwick (Sheffield Hallam University) / Kieran Foster (University of Nottingham)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

Two-day international conference, 23rd to 24th May 2022 to be held in person at Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK and online

Keynotes: To be confirmed

Convenors:

Dr James Fenwick (j.fenwick@shu.ac.uk Sheffield Hallam University)

Dr Kieran Foster (Kieran.foster@nottingham.ac.uk University of Nottingham)

Film History Series: Call for Book Proposals

updated: 
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:45am
Steffi Shook, Manhattanville College
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Call for Proposals: Film History Book Series

We are seeking proposals for complete/in-progress/planned manuscripts and edited collections for a proposed book series. The series will focus on film history: both the history of film as media texts and the history/evolution of the cinematic apparatus. 

RIT press has expressed interest in this series and has asked that we secure some projects before moving forward with approval.  

Potential topics include but are not limited to: 

CFP: "Altered States" - FSAC Grad Colloquium, Co-Hosted by Utoronto/York (February 18-19 2022)

updated: 
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:45am
Film Studies Association of Canada, Cinema Studies Graduate Student Union (University of Toronto), and the Gradaute Film Student Association (York University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 17, 2021

CFP: FSAC Grad Colloquium, Co-Hosted by Utoronto/York (February 18-19 2022) 

The following is a Call for Papers for the 24th Annual Film Studies Association of Canada Graduate Colloquium, co-hosted by the University of Toronto and York University, to take place online on 18/19 February 2022. Submission guidelines are outlined below.

 

CFP: Altered States

 

Nothing exists that doesn’t have this senseless sense – common to flames, dreams, uncontrollable laughter – in those moments when consumption accelerates, beyond the desire to endure.

- Georges Bataille, The Impossible

 

Ghostbusters – A Companion

updated: 
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:44am
Simon Bacon, series editor; Cathleen Allyn Conway, collection editor; Peter Lang, Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

Call for Papers: Ghostbusters – A Companion The release of Ghostbusters: Afterlife, the fourth installment coming almost 40 years after the original Ghostbusters film, prompts inquiry into this beloved and oftentimes fraught film franchise. While the original and (and its sequel) was a paean to academics becoming the working class heroes who act as the ghost janitors of New York City, the third and fourth films, reimagined with new casts, have become a battleground for who ‘owns’ nostalgia, and have acted as meta-commentaries on the question.

Call for Chapters: Edited Collection on Vocal Fry

updated: 
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 2:17pm
Francesco Venturi
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 20, 2021

This multidisciplinary publication brings together leading scholars and practitioners, to explore what pulse phonation is, what it can do, and how it can be framed as a cultural phenomenon. This volume will draw on a broad range of approaches, from psycholinguistics and vocal training to new materialism and queer theory. By fusing critical theoretical approaches with performance, the book will consider the processes of production and perception of pulse phonation, its uses, and meanings in contemporary culture, music, theatre, and performance art, and the place it occupies in a broader reflection on voice and sound production. The book will conclude with a series of interviews and short statements from users and listeners of creaky voices.

TRANSNATIONAL CALIFORNIA: Special Issue of Comparative American Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 1:04pm
Michael Docherty
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Deadline for abstracts: 1 December 2021

Deadline for essays: 1 May 2022

California has been transnational since the moment of colonial encounter from which it acquired its name – borrowed by Spanish explorers from a work of contemporary fiction and imposed upon a place (indeed, multiple places) long known to indigenous peoples by other words. Since that time, California has been defined by further transnational encounters, exchanges, and conflicts – as a site of cross-cultural communication where borders often characterise experience but equally often prove to be porous and mutable.

Taylor Swift as/and Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 11:42pm
Betsy Winakur Tontiplaphol
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 14, 2022

Taylor Swift, one of the best known musical artists of her generation, has left an indelible mark on popular culture and the collective consciousness. Although Swift is a perennial subject in the media, cast in both a positive and a negative light, few professional scholars have considered her work.

Soap Opera & Serialized Storytelling - PCA 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 11:42pm
Popular Culture Association Conference - 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 5, 2021

Soap operas, wrestling, periodicals, reality television, comic books, literature, video game and film franchises, vlogging, sports, advertising campaigns, and now even politics and political journalism have harnessed the power and popularity of the serialized form to build and sustain audiences in our increasingly fractured media landscape.

CALL FOR PAPERS: “We’re Going Virtual”: A Children’s Literature Association Quarterly Special Issue

updated: 
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 9:06am
Kyle Eveleth / Otterbein University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

The concept of virtual worlds, while not new, has become a normalized part of 21st-century consciousness in the wake of the worldwide novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Once a realm reserved for playful escape, “dissolv[ing] the constraints of the anchored world so that we can lift anchor—not to drift aimlessly without point, but to explore anchorage in ever-new places” (Heim, 1993), virtual spaces have taken center stage in our everyday lives. Our meeting places, our workplaces, our places of learning, even the places where we unite to break bread have shifted from the physical realm to the virtual.

[UPDATE - Deadline Extended] The Inklings and Horror: Fantasy's Dark Corners

updated: 
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 8:47am
The Mythopoeic Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

The Mythopoeic Society invites paper submissions for an online conference that focuses on the connections between and among Inkling authors and the literary tropes of the horror sub-genre of speculative fiction, to be held through Zoom and Discord February 4-5, 2022.

Games in/between China and the West

updated: 
Monday, November 15, 2021 - 6:34pm
InGAME International
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Conference Call For Papers: Games in/between China and the West

12 and 13 April 2022

Reminder: A Critical Companion to Wes Craven

updated: 
Monday, November 15, 2021 - 6:32pm
Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 20, 2021

Reminder: A Critical Companion to Wes Craven

deadline for submissions: 

December 20, 2021

full name / name of organization: 

Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns

contact email: 

wescraven1939@yahoo.com

A Critical Companion to Wes Craven

edited by Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns and John Darowski

 

Part of the Critical Companion to Popular Directors series edited by Adam Barkman and Antonio Sanna

 

FILM REVIEWS for the quint

updated: 
Monday, November 15, 2021 - 6:31pm
Dr. Antonio Sanna, journal "the quint"
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 30, 2022

 

 

FILM REVIEWS FOR THE QUINT

 

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

updated: 
Monday, November 15, 2021 - 6:31pm
Kellie Deys, Jim Deys, Nikki Anderson-Boss
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

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:

Silly Media

updated: 
Monday, November 15, 2021 - 6:31pm
The University of Chicago
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Silly Media

The 17th Annual Graduate Student Conference, April 22-23, 2022

Department of Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago

 

“Well maybe it is stupid, but it’s also dumb!”

— Patrick Star, “The Camping Episode,” SpongeBob SquarePants (2004)

 

Many Doors to Fantastica: The Neverending Story & the Education of the Imagination

updated: 
Friday, November 12, 2021 - 1:01pm
Sean C. Hadley, Jeremy Scarbrough, Josh Herring / McFarland Press
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 10, 2021

Many Doors to Fantastica: The Neverending Story & the Education of the Imagination

 

Call for Papers: Edited Collection on The Neverending Story

Edited by Sean C. Hadley, Jeremy Scarbrough, Josh Herring

 

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