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Special Issue "Religion and the Working Class in Film"

updated: 
Friday, November 25, 2022 - 8:18am
Religions
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Special Issue "Religion and the Working Class in Film"

edited by Sérgio Dias Branco (University of Coimbra)

 

International Conference on Crime and Punishment in Colonial India: History, Literature and Testimony

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2022 - 1:58am
K. K. Das College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 20, 2022

International Conference

on

Crime and Punishment in Colonial India: History, Literature and Testimony

  • The deadline has been extended to 25 November 2022. 

 

A One-day In Person International Conference on Crime and Punishment in Colonial India

Organised by the Department of English & I. Q.A. C., K. K. Das College, Kolkata

in collaboration with New Alipore College & Maheshtala college, Kolkata

Date: 9 December, 2022

Deadline of Abstract Submission: 20 November, 2022

Investigating Medical Drama TV series: approaches and perspectives

updated: 
Thursday, November 17, 2022 - 4:25am
University of Bologna
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Call for papers - Media Mutations 14
Investigating Medical Drama TV series: approaches and perspectives

Bologna, Dipartimento delle Arti – DAMSLab, May 18th-19th, 2023

Organized by Stefania Antonioni (Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo) and Marta Rocchi (Università di Bologna).

In collaboration with the research project “Narrative Ecosystem Analysis and Development framework (NEAD framework). A systemic approach to contemporary serial product. The medical drama case”

Confirmed keynote speaker:

Irene Cambra Badii (Universitat de Vic – Universitat Central de Catalunya)

Familiar Perpetrators Special Issue CfP

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 5:17pm
American Studies Program, University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 10, 2022

This is a Call for Papers for a special issue of [Inter]sections, the annual double-blind peer reviewed journal of American Studies at the University of Bucharest (ISSN 2068 – 3472). The journal is open access (www.intersections-journal.com) and it is indexed in the MLA Directory of Periodicals, Ulrichsweb, DOAJ, CEEOL, EBSCO, and ERIH PLUS. 

Reproductive Justice in Popular Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 5:02pm
Brenda Boudreau
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Reproductive Justice in Popular Culture--PCA Conference in San Antonio
April 5-8. 2023 deadline for submissions: December 20, 2022 full name / name of organization: Popular Culture Association Conference contact email: bboudreau6971@gmail.com 

Adolescence in Film and Television (April 5-8, 2023); Proposals due December 20, 2022

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 4:58pm
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart / Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

The Adolescence in Film and Television Area invites paper proposals for presentation at the annual Popular Culture Association Conference, to be held April 5-8, 2023 in San Antonio, Texas. The official deadline for online submission of presentation abstracts (see below for additional information) is December 20, 2022.

Submissions that explore noteworthy coverage patterns, representations, and themes pertaining to the portrayal of adolescence/adolescents in film and television, during any historical era, are desired from scholars, educators, and graduate students.

Call For Submissions - Creative Collection - Fears and Phobias

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 4:54pm
Sunderland Creative Press (University of Sunderland)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2022

 

Call For Submissions – Creative Collection - Fears and Phobias – Sunderland Creative Press (University of Sunderland)

 

Tip-tap on your window, a nightmare comes to taunt you. It starts slowly, softly, building intensity through the dead of night. A thunderbolt of fright strikes through you; you tremble under the covers alone in the dark with creatures of the night, the perpetrators of your restless, anxiety-ridden slumber. Are you brave enough to explore fear a little closer? If you are, then we want to hear about which monsters lurk in your closet, and even the ones that hide under your bed and inside your head. 

Call for Papers: Philosophy of Religion Unit, AARWR 2023

updated: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 8:52am
AARWR
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Update on Oct 19, 2022: The submission deadline has been extended until November 15, 2022.

Given this year's thematic focus on civil rights, the Philosophy of Religion Unit invites scholars to think along politico-theological lines regarding the religious sources of "rights," but we will also accept proposals related to themes and issues in philosophy of religion that extend beyond topics related to the sources and origins of “rights,” including the following:

 

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

WEBINAR/ ONLINE CONFERENCE ON E-LITERATURE: EXPLORATIONS IN LITERARY CREATIVITY (Submissions Deadline Extended)

updated: 
Sunday, November 13, 2022 - 12:31pm
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, JAMIA MILLIA ISLAMIA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

CFP

Webinar on E-literature organised by the Dept. of English, Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi to be held from 16- 17 January, 2023

 

We invite artists, independent scholars, Ph.D researchers, academicians and practitioners to submit original research papers, case studies and media artefacts for the webinar on E-lit organised by the Dept. of English, Jamia Millia Islamia.

 

 

E-LITERATURE: EXPLORATIONS IN LITERARY CREATIVITY

 

 

Call for papers on fairy tales, legends and nursery rhymes

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2022 - 10:07am
Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

The Fairy Tales Area of the Popular Culture Association (PCA) seeks paper presentations and panels for the PCA's annual conference, April 5-8, 2023. We are interested in as wide an array of papers as possible, so please do not hesitate to send a submission on any fairy tale, legend or nursery rhyme related subject. Discussions of fairy tale monsters and shifts from oral to literary to visual (filmic, artistic, etc.) versions of tales are especially welcome. Creative pieces that retell or critique fairy tales or use the tales to comment on some aspect of culture or history will also be considered. 

 

Like A Version: Adaptations, Reboots and Remakes in Popular Culture

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2022 - 10:06am
Popular Culture Research Network, Australia
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 31, 2023

Call for Papers

Like A Version: Adaptations, Reboots and Remakes in Popular Culture

PopCRN (the Popular Culture Network) is back with a virtual symposium exploring adaptations, reboots and remakes in popular culture. To be held online on Thursday 1st December & Friday 2nd December 2023.

Pauline E. Hopkins in Comparative Perspective

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2022 - 10:05am
Pauline E. Hopkins Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Pauline E. Hopkins in Comparative Perspective

 

The Pauline E. Hopkins Society invites proposals that examine any aspect of Hopkins’ work or life from a comparative perspective for presentation at the 34rd Annual American Literature Association Convention, to be held in Boston, May 25-28, 2023.  Papers may put Hopkins in dialogue with any of her contemporaries or examine her work in relation to any later writer(s), such as Gwendolyn Brooks, Toni Morrison, or Octavia Butler.  We especially welcome submissions examining Hopkins in relation to popular culture (e.g. Wakanda, Lovecraft Country) and speculative fiction. 

‘Dieu et mon droit (God and my right)’: representations of the British royal family in popular culture

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2022 - 10:05am
Popular Culture Research Network, Australia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2023

Call for Papers

‘Dieu et mon droit (God and my right)’: representations of the British royal family in popular culture

PopCRN (the UNE Popular Culture Network) are exploring the concept of royalty with a virtual symposium focused on the representations of the British royal family in popular culture to be held online on Thursday 28th & Friday 29th September 2023.

The British monarchy has played a leading role in various ways over the last millennium of world history and as such have been frequently depicted in popular culture from the plays of Shakespeare to the extensive coverage in popular magazines.

Flying High: Aviation in Popular Culture

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2022 - 10:05am
Popular Culture Research Network, Australia
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2023

Call for Papers

Flying High: Aviation in Popular Culture

Aviation Cultures Mark VII

 

PopCRN & Aviation Cultures are celebrating the 54th anniversary of the first lunar landings with a virtual conference exploring all things aviation in popular culture to be held online on Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd of July 2023.

The Latina/o/x Literature & Culture Society of the American Literature Association 34th Annual Conference: May 25-28, 2023 Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2022 - 10:04am
The Latina/o/x Literature & Culture Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

The Latina/o/x Literature & Culture Society of the American Literature Association

34th Annual Conference: May 25-28, 2023

Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA

This year the Latina/o/x Literature & Culture Society welcomes submissions focusing on diverse topics including literary genre, single authors, children’s literature, speculative fiction, comparative analyses, as well as cultural studies approaches. We also encourage a variety of theoretical and interdisciplinary prisms, and a variety of panel types, including traditional paper sessions, roundtable discussions, and sessions dedicated to the teaching of Latina/o/x literature.

SEX, SEXUALITY AND SEXUAL RELATIONSHIPS IN SCIENCE FICTION

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:53pm
Daniele ANDRE for Stella Incognita
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 3, 2023

SEX, SEXUALITY AND SEXUAL RELATIONSHIPS IN SCIENCE FICTION

  Stella Incognita Annual Conference Sorbonne University, Institute of Slavic Studies, Paris

April, 5 – 7 2023

  Call for Papers

 

CFP Seminario Permanente sobre Cultura Popular y siglo XX: Nuevos horizontes para el estudio de la historia de España/CFP Permanent Seminar on Popular Culture and the 20th Century: New horizons towards the Spanish history

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:47pm
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

ABOUT THE SEMINAR

The 20th century has been characterized by the expansion of the mass media and the emergence of mass culture. Photography, cinema, radio, television, music and video games have played a fundamental role in the dissemination, production and reproduction of images and ideas which shaped collective mentalities in the twentieth century.
This CFP is aimed at those researchers who are researching in popular culture in Spain through photography, cinema, television, radio, music or video games. The format of the seminar will be hybrid, being able to present a communication (10 minutes) in person or online, in Spanish or in English.

 

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

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

DFW 2023 - David Foster Wallace - Gettysburg, PA - June 22-24, 2023

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:41pm
International David Foster Wallace Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

International David Foster Wallace Society 2023
“The Subject and Art”
Call for Abstracts
Gettysburg College
June 22 – 24, 2023
Conference Director: Vernon W. Cisney,
Chair and Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Gettysburg College
Keynote Speaker:
Lee Konstantinou, Associate Professor of English, University of Maryland, College Park,
Author of The Last Samurai Reread and Cool Characters: Irony and American Fiction

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)

 

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.

Media Building - edited collection

updated: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 3:03pm
Media Building: New Perspectives on Journalism, Mass Communication, and the Built Environment
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Editors

Will Mari, LSU | Carole O’Reilly, Salford | E. James West, Northampton

 

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)

 

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