Textualities of American Drama: What are the textual forms of American drama? Dramatic works produced during the nineteenth century (an age largely dominated by spectacular melodrama) and the early twentieth century (an era that turned imperfectly to dramatic realism) are often studied according to their production histories rather than their circulation as printed play texts. But the publication of dramatic texts was a significant subplot of the expanding publishing industry throughout the United States. How did the making and consumption of plays in print shape the literary status of American drama?
The Comics Arts Conference is now accepting 100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations, panels, and poster sessions taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) for a meeting of scholars and professionals at Comic-Con International in San Diego, CA, from 7/18-7/21, 2019. We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives and welcome the participation of academic and independent scholars. We also encourage the involvement of professionals from all areas of the comics industry, including creators, editors, publishers, retailers, distributors, and journalists.
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition. Submissions are peer-reviewed by a selection board at BYU, and final decisions are made by the journal's two Editors-in-Chief in consultation with a faculty advisor. We have recently published our Winter 2018 issue. We will begin accepting submissions for our Winter 2019 issue in early November 2018.
“Musical Feelings and Affective Politics”
CFP for Culture, Theory and Critique
Guest Editors: Nicole Reisnour and Anaar Desai-Stephens
We invite article submissions for inclusion in a special issue of Culture, Theory and Critique (April 2020) on the topic of “Musical Feelings and Affective Politics.”
SANE Journal: Sequential Art Narratives in Education
Call for Papers
Researchers, scholars, librarians, teachers, administrators, specialists, and advanced graduate students are invited to submit works of research, reviews, and rationales. The mission of SANE Journal is to promote research regarding the integration of comic books, graphic novels, or "other" sequential art narratives in educational settings; including the teaching of comics or the ways in which the comics medium can instruct or cause a change in behavior. Manuscripts should be submitted by March, 2019, with an anticipated publication date of July 2019.
Extended deadline for submissions: January 31, 2019
Email your proposal to: email@example.com
- Conference date: April 5, 2019
- Venue: College of Business Building, University of Central Oklahoma
100 N University Dr.
Edmond, OK 73034
- Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration includes a luncheon featuring authentic Asian foods.
Call for Chapter Proposals: Women in Pop Culture in Canada
Women’s Press / Canadian Scholar
14th Annual Carleton Communication Graduate Caucus Conference
March 21–22, 2019 | Richcraft Hall | Carleton University | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Is progress always … progressive? Or can progression and regression occupy the same space? According to anthropologist Brian Larkin (2008), “progress can thus be seen as a mode of social ordering, of governmentality in Foucault’s sense that power works not by repression but by incorporation and internalizing modes of rule.” In other words, the tools of innovation often reimagine dominant ideologies with both positive and negative effects.
4th Global Series Conference
15th to 16th July 2019
“Music is the melody whose text is the world.” —Arthur Schopenhauer
“Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.” — Maya Angelou
Music is integral to our lives. It gives voice to the feelings and thoughts that cannot be spoken. It has been used on battlefields as well as battles for the heart. It can heal and comfort as well as engender anger and hatred. It has been blamed for mass shootings as well as credited for bringing huge crowds together. It can reinforce cultural mores or break the rules. It fosters connections with the sacred and the profane. It is all around us.