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GCWG 2020 Conference

Monday, June 24, 2019 - 12:17pm
Global Conference on Women and Gender
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Christopher Newport University’s College of Arts and Humanities

seeks abstracts for the forthcoming 


Global Conference on Women and Gender

to be held at CNU, March 19-21, 2020


We are pleased to announce that the theme for this year’s conference is: 

Gender, Politics, and Everyday Life: Power, Resistance and Representation 

“Mining Memories: New explorations in cinema, memory and the past”

Monday, June 24, 2019 - 12:25pm
Film and Screen Media, University College Cork
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 23, 2019

Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media, in association with the Irish Audiences Research Network, announces a one-day international symposium on the subject of cinema and memory, which will take place at University College Cork on Friday November 22, 2019


We are delighted to welcome Professor Annette Kuhn, Emeritus Professor in Film Studies, Queen Mary, University of London, as our Keynote speaker.


Drawing the Human: Law, Comics, Justice

Monday, June 24, 2019 - 12:31pm
University of the Sunshine Coast
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019

Hosted by the USC School of Law and Criminology
University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

Drawing the Human: Law, Comics, Justice, seeks to examine the role of comics, graphic novels and graphic art in constituting as well as critiquing law, rights and justice as they relate to and extend beyond the human.

CFP: Cine-feminisms and the Academy Symposium

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 9:20am
Jessica Ford/ University of Newcastle, Australia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 13, 2019

CFP: Cine-feminisms and the Academy Symposium

UNSW Sydney, 12-13th December 2019


The contemporary media landscape is shaped by increasing precarity and awareness of gendered issues. The global screen industry is grappling with the cultural and industrial shifts precipitated by the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements. For some, the Harvey Weinstein revelations and subsequent scandal resulted in a re-evaluation of the gendered operation of Hollywood. The industry has responded on the red carpet, through the media and in film festival juries. What role do – and can – forms of film feminisms (or cine-feminism) play within this context?


Special Issue Call for Papers: Using Popular Culture to Bring Awareness, Develop Understanding, and Find Solutions to Issues in our Contemporary World

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 9:32am
Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

Submission deadline: August 1, 2019

Expected publication date: February 2020

We are pleased to announce a call for papers for a special issue on the intersection between popular culture texts, broadly conceptualized, and awareness, understanding, and solutions to issues in contemporary society.

How are you using popular culture to understand or teach about the contemporary world? What practices, innovations, and theories are you reinterpreting or creating to better conceptualize the current political climate? In what ways have popular culture texts allowed you to dig deeper, bring awareness, uncover solutions, or highlight contemporary issues, including but not limited to:

Utopia & Dystopia Conference on the Fantastic in Media Entertainment

Monday, June 24, 2019 - 12:22am
Rikke Schubart/University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Conference, University of Southern Denmark, May 28–29, 2020


Utopia & Dystopia

Conference on the Fantastic in Media Entertainment


Venue and date: University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark, May 28–29, 2020


Proposal Deadline: December 10, 2019


Call for Presentations

Not-So-Dead Women: Renegotiating Femininity and Death in Literature and Pop Culture

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 3:53pm
NeMLA 2020 (Boston)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Women’s corpses, such as those of Snow White or Ophelia, are often depicted as a beautiful and passive objects, which has led scholars to posit cultural reflections concerning tacit assumptions in the link between femininity and death. In relation to modern literature and art, scholars such as Elizabeth Bronfen (Over Her Dead Body), Elizabeth Grosz (Volatile Bodies), Sarah Goodwin (Death and Representation) argue that dead women are an nexus of morbidity, alterity, and beauty that unconsciously encapsulates the anxiety of the inexpressible event of death, and, as such, dead women are given the value of the “other” in the most macabre fashion.