CALL FOR PAPERS
Life Narratives: Prismatic World of the Author and Beyond
CALL FOR PAPERS
Life Narratives: Prismatic World of the Author and Beyond
CALL FOR PAPERS – Summer 2021
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open access academic e-journal, invites original and unpublished research papers and book reviews from various interrelated disciplines including, but not limited to, literature, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, history, sociology, law, ecology, environmental science, and economics.
Abstracts and articles are invited for inclusion in chapter form for an academic book, to be published with the title Identify: Global Perspectives on Identity Constructs, Value, and Intersectionality.
Please visit https://app.oxfordabstracts.com/stages/2849/submitter to log in or sign up for access to Oxford Abstracts, where you can submit.
We invite manuscripts of scholarly articles (4000-6000 words) on any of the following: Bram Stoker, the novel Dracula, the historical Dracula, the vampire in folklore, fiction, film, popular culture, and related topics.
Submissions should be sent electronically (as an e-mail attachment in .doc or .rtf). Please indicate the title of your submission in the subject line of your e-mail.
Please follow MLA style.
Contributors are responsible for obtaining any necessary permissions and ensuring observance of copyright.
Manuscripts will be peer-reviewed independently by at least two scholars in the field.
Copyright for published articles remains with the author.
Proposals are invited for the upcoming MLA Approaches to Teaching Sherlock Holmes Stories collection. Please begin by completing this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MTQR2GQ?fbclid=IwAR2_Q5rvbGoDB3KhujouMNDwPPW_2XpRK-mzvlBYIS5SCxyd1hea8YlLfko. This survey is designed to gather information about the methods and materials used by instructors when teaching Arthur Conan Doyle’s novels and short stories about Sherlock Holmes or later adaptations that feature the character.
Call for Papers
Papers of the traditional Mythopoeic variety are still welcome, though we are looking forward to trying out a new panel model that we are calling roundtable discussions (see below).
Time slots will be different for this online conference.
● Individual long papers will still have hour-long time slots but are now encouraged to present for no more than 30 minutes, leaving 15 minutes for discussion with a 15 minute break.
● Individual short papers should be about 15 minutes for the paper presentation and 10 minutes for discussion.
Saving the Day for Robin Hood Studies: Perspectives and Reflections on Comics Adapted from the Matter of the Greenwood (Roundtable)
Sponsored by The Medieval Comics Project, an outreach effort of the Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture.
For Global Outlaws: The Biennial Conference of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies
Tentative Date: 3-5 December 2021.
Deadline for Proposals: 11 October 2021.
Reshaping the Middle Ages in, and through, Asian Popular Culture
Sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture and the Mutual Images Research Association.
For Medievalism Today: 36th Annual International Conference on Medievalism, organized by the International Society for the Study of Medievalism and hosted by Delta College, Michigan.
Online Conference: 4-6 November 2021.
Proposals due 30 June 2021.
Call for Submissions
Third issue of Mean Streets: A Journal of American Crime and Detective Fiction
Topic: AMERICAN “GOLDEN AGE” MYSTERY AND DETECTIVE FICTION 1920-1945
Proposals: July 15, 2021
Final essays: December 1, 2021
Call for Papers
Making Queer Comics: Foundations and Touchstones
“Making Queer Comics: Foundations and Touchstones” is a proposed volume in the series Critical Approaches to Comics Artists at the University Press of Mississippi (under advance contract). This volume will survey the work of foundational figures in LGBTQ+ comics art and storytelling from the 1960s to the 1990s.
PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)
Session: Comparative Media
Contacts: David John Boyd, Independent Scholar (email@example.com)
Food in the United States is framed by myths and stereotypes. The myth of America as a land of plenty, embodied by the “first” Thanksgiving, is far from the reality the first settlers encountered, and creates an image of harmonious relations between Native Americans and New England colonists that belies the violence of colonization. Today, the image of the “fast food nation” masks the diversity of local cuisines and the rich history of food and foodways in the US.
November 10-13 *ONLINE*
Travel and Tourism Studies as a discipline continues to gain popularity in academia, in part because of its inter-disciplinary nature. The Travel and Tourism area seeks papers that discuss and explore any aspect of travel and/or tourism. Topics for this area include, but are not limited to, the following:
- travel and gender/race/class
- travel and religion
- travel and war
- personal travel narratives
- heritage tourism
- material culture and touriism
***VIRTURAL Travel and Tourism! How has lockdown affected travel around the globe?***
Outlander as Crime Fiction: Murder and Mystery in the Outlander and Lord John Series (Edited Collection)
Update: I have received several proposals but am looking for two to three more. Please feel free to contact me if you want to discuss an idea before submitting a proposal. At this point, I only need one paragraph describing your general topic/idea. Completed essays will not be due until fall 2021.
Erin E. MacDonald, Ph.D., Edgar Award Nominee, Fanshawe College www.erinemacdonald.com
CFP: Reimagining the Victim in Post-1970s Horror Media
Editors: Madelon Hoedt, Marko Lukic
Contemporary depictions of the long eighteenth century – whether drawn from historic sources or responding imaginatively to the era’s multifarious legacies – regularly captivate TV, film and theatre audiences and gamers alike. Increasingly, scholarly biographies provide the basis for big budget biopics, eighteenth-century narratives are adapted in new and experimental ways, objects from museum collections are replicated in cultures of fandom, and academics are invited onto sets as consultants.
Wide Screen invites papers for its 2021 General Issue (Issue 9 No. 1).
For the last several years, we have worked primarily with guest editors who have edited special issues that have attracted exciting work on subjects such as the production of cinematic space, video games, and the studio system in Indian cinema. This year, we want to invite papers for a general issue that is open to new, critical work in all areas of film and media studies.
You can submit critical essays, book reviews, festival reports or interviews.
We are also accepting abstracts for two dossiers that will be a part of this issue.
Dossier 1: Film and Media in the Time of COVID
Acta Ludologica (ISSN 2585-8599, e-ISSN 2585-9218) is a double-blind peer-reviewed scientific journal published twice a year in both online and print versions. It focuses on the comprehensive discourse of games and digital games, including theoretical and empirical studies, research results, and their implementation into practice, as well as professional publication reviews and scientific reviews of digital games.
Acta Ludologica is inviting manuscripts for Vol. 4, No. 2, scheduled to be published in December 2021. The submissions deadline is June 30, 2021. The journal has no thematically oriented issues, so this CFP is general for manuscripts of any topics related to games and digital games.
Naseeruddin Shah, the actor, once claimed that “The roots may look lost but every big story in the Hindi film industry is from Shakespeare.” It might not be as simple as that but what Shah was pointing out was to the fact that there are many references to Shakespeare’s plays in Hindi film. Not just Hindi but Indian cinema reveals an adaptation and appropriation of the Bard of Avon. There are themes and devices so commonly found in Shakespeare’s plays in Indian films, such as twins separated at birth, cross dressing characters, star-crossed lovers, characters falling in love with messengers, the wise fool, the tamed Shrew and the mousetrap device.
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”.
Call For Papers: John Singleton: The Soulful Director [Spring 2022 release]
Abstract Deadline March 31, 2021, Extended to April 30, 2021
Manuscript Deadline August 31, 2021
Call for Entries: Parapraxis (Issue 2)
The Parapraxis Project is pleased to announce that the second issue of our magazine is going to be released soon. It will be a special edition on “The Impact and Importance of Anniversaries in Shaping, Preserving and Affecting Collective Memory”.
CFP: Politics, Civic Life, and Pop Culture Area for #NEPCA2021
2021 Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) Conference
Thursday, October 21-Saturday, October 23, 2021
Proposal due: August 1, 2021
Papers for the Politics, Civic Life and Culture area of NEPCA explore the role of political actors, institutions, ideology, rhetoric, and satire in popular culture. Topics and themes may be drawn from all policy domains – both foreign and domestic. Recent conferences featured panels on:
Since ancient times, mirrors have been viewed as place where the dual worlds of soul and self merge. In ancient Mexico, polished obsidian mirrors were viewed as magical portals through which sorcerers traveled to reach the world of the gods. The fictitious mirror of 18th-century author, Oliver Goldsmith, revealed the inner workings of the mind rather than the surface. In the 21st century, our reflections may obscure rather than uncover the truths we once searched for. Through technology, we can recreate ourselves and the world around us. We see our altered, perfected reflections in our photos, on our web cams, and in advertising. Images may come to show not necessarily our realities, but visions of the world that we prefer.
Call for Papers
Special Issue: The Work of Haruki Murakami (2022)
CFP: Children of the Post-apocalypse: Children and Childhood in Post-apocalyptic cinema and television
Never Move Alone: Roger Corman and The Collective
Individual paper proposals sought for a Roger-Corman-focused panel that considers the roles cooperation and collaboration play in low-budget independent filmmaking. Potential topics: New World Pictures, acting teams, rock bands in Corman movies, Corman and unions. Submit abstract by May 15, 2021, to Stephen B. Armstrong at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I just wanted to share this CFP for the Northeast Popular Culture Association's 2021 Fall Virtual Conference. There are lots of different areas that might be relevant to folks on this list (https://nepca.blog/conference/conference-areas/) but in particular, I wanted to highlight the Classrooms, Libraries, and the Academy area to which I am co-chair.
This section focuses on