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Symposium on Music of the Sea

updated: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023 - 4:24pm
Maritime Music and Tradition Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

The Maritime Music & Tradition Society seeks proposals for papers in Ethnomusicology, Music, Folklore, History, Literature, or other appropriate disciplines that address any aspect of music or verse of the sea, rivers, or inland waters from the Age of Sail until the present for a Symposium on the Music of the Sea to be held June 9 in Essex, CT. 2023 Symposium on the Music of the Sea – Connecticut Sea Music Festival (ctseamusicfest.org)

Visionary Fictions: Literature and Politics in Public (ASA 2023)

updated: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023 - 3:52pm
American Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2023

“Whenever we try to envision a world without war, without violence, without prisons, without capitalism,” writes Walidah Imarisha, “we are engaging in speculative fiction. All organizing is science fiction.” This panel seeks to bring together critics probing historical, present, and possible future relationships between speculative fiction and social justice. The emergent concept of “visionary fiction,” developed by Imarisha and adrienne maree brown, articulates radical and generative connections between speculation and social movement work.

General Call for Papers - Volume 6 Issue 2 Winter Issue

updated: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023 - 12:23pm
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open-access peer-reviewed academic e-journal, invites original and unpublished research papers and book reviews from various interrelated disciplines including, but not limited to, literature, philosophy, psychology, anthropology,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.

George Saunders Society, ALA, Boston, MA, May 25-28, 2023

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2023 - 3:27pm
George Saunders Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 13, 2023

The George Saunders Society invites prospective participants for one or two panels at the 2023 American Literature Association conference in Boston, MA, to be held May 25 to 28, 2023. We are interested in presentations on any aspect of George Saunders’s life and work; in this, our fourth year of activity at ALA, we are particularly interested in papers that challenge, complicate, or go beyond the most common (particularly religious, ethical, or new sincericist) readings of the author’s work in the critical literature to this point. The topic is therefore open, but possible approaches might include:

"Learn Your Sisters' Stories"

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Friday, January 13, 2023 - 11:26am
University of Maryland College Park
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2023

The "Learn Your Sisters' Stories" podcast series seeks to inform those inside and outside of academia of the challenges and rewards black women scholars face. It will also help create a community for black women students and professors currently in the academy as they find solidarity with one  another, and offer tools and support on how to navigate academic culture. Finally, it will help those who are considering going to graduate school know more about the process.

Crime Fiction Studies, Issue 5.1: Gender in Crime

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023 - 5:02pm
International Crime Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2023

This themed edition of Crime Fiction Studies, “Gender in Crime” (March 2024, guest edited by Kerstin-Anja Münderlein), will examine the ways in which Crime Fiction as a genre incorporates and (re-)negotiates gender and sex, and represents and/or questions normativity and deviance in gender and sexual identities throughout its own generic developments and also in regard to true crime and historical events. 

Dickens Fellowship Annual Conference, 26-29 July 2023

updated: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2023 - 4:55pm
Emily Bell / Dickens Fellowship
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2023

Dickens Fellowship Annual Conference 2023

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Dickens Fellowship Annual Conference for 2023 will take place in London, at Barnard’s Inn, over the period 26-29 July. The Conference theme is ‘Dickens, Law and Disorder’.

CFP - Deciphering censorship. From regulation to the production of invisibilities, from the archive to the Internet: an interdisciplinary approach

updated: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2023 - 4:37pm
Institute of Contemporary History - NOVA University / IN2PAST
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2023

Call for Papers: Deciphering censorship. From regulation to the production of invisibilities, from the archive to the Internet: an interdisciplinary approach  Lisbon, National Library of Portugal, September 7th and 8th, 2023.  According to search trends on Google, the Portuguese/Spanish word “censura” and “censorship” in English portray the importance of their correlation with social media platforms,  (YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, etc.) and famous young women in Latin languages (Miley Cyrus, Megan Fox, Emma Watson and Lindsay Lohan are on Top 20 correlated searches, between 2004-2022).

Workshop: “As Heard on TV: Voices in American Television Series” 

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023 - 4:19pm
Association Française d'Études Américaines - French Association of American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

This workshop is part of the 54th Annual Congress of the French Association of American Studies which will take place at the University of Bourgogne in Dijon, France, from May 23rd to the 26th, 2023 (https://afea.fr/dijon2023/). The theme of this year's congress is "Voices, Sounds, Noises, Silences." This particular workshop is organized by a trio of researchers (Florence Cabaret, Sylvaine Bataille and Jessica Thrasher) from the University of Rouen - Normandy.

Radical Sondheim (Online Symposium) DEADLINE EXTENDED

updated: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2023 - 5:05am
Kingston University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

In the wake of his death in 2021, tributes emphasised how Sondheim’s creations were not only a postmodern challenge to the hummable tunes of traditional musical theatre and conventional simplicities of staging and plot, but also to expected ideas of the musical theatre protagonist. Writing in The Atlantic, Sophie Gilbert expressed the audience’s love for Sondheim as a response to how his work ‘takes the typically unseen… and forces them into the spotlight’.

« In space no one can hear you scream, or can they? » A Science fiction panel- FINAL REMINDER

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023 - 4:02am
Daniele ANDRE, AFEA workshop (French Association of North American Studies)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 16, 2023

 A Science fiction panel  for the “Voices, Sounds, Noises, Silences” 2023 AFEA Conference

(French Association of North American Studies)

 University of Burgundy, Dijon, France, 24-26 May

 

” In space no one can hear you scream“, or can they? »



DANIÈLE ANDRÉ AND GWENTHALYN ENGÉLIBERT

LA ROCHELLE UNIVERSITY — UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN BRITTANY

The Journal of Anime and Manga Studies (JAMS) Fourth Volume

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2023 - 11:11am
Journal of Anime and Manga Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2023

Volume to be Published in November of 2023

The Journal of Anime and Manga Studies (JAMS) is eager to announce a Call for Papers for our fourth volume.

The Journal of Anime and Manga Studies is a double-blind peer reviewed, open-access journal published by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. JAMS is dedicated to publishing scholarly works concerning anime, manga, cosplay, and the fandom surrounding these areas. As an open-access journal, JAMS aims to reach an audience of scholars both inside and outside the academe, encouraging public engagement through the digital humanities.

Creature Redux: Considering the Pasts, Presents, and Futures of Chimera in Fiction and Popular Culture

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2023 - 11:08am
academic anthology edited by Samantha Baugus and Ayanni Cooper
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2023

Call for Papers - Creature Redux: Considering the Pasts, Presents, and Futures of Chimera in Fiction and Popular Culture

Animals are the quotidian absolute Other. They are not inherently horrifying, dangerous, or invasive; nor do they have designs to usurp or subjugate humanity. In his lecture-turned-book The Animal That Therefore I Am, Derrida critiques the use of the word “animal” to describe an almost limitless array of creatures. “Animal” becomes a catch-all term for everything that is otherwise than human–and not the biological entity, but a specific, constructed hegemonic entity. 

Edited Collection: Barbie and Material Culture

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2023 - 11:05am
Jennifer Harris / U of Waterloo / Hilary Iris Lowe / Temple
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2023

Edited Collection: Barbie and Material Culture

 

Speculative fiction, film, and TV

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2023 - 11:02am
FEMSPEC JOURNAL
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

FEMSPEC JOURNAL has extended its deadline for submissions for the Spring 2023 issue until January 31th, 2022.

Scholarly submissions that focus on myth, women’s science fiction, super-natural, and fantasy texts or those that utilize feminist, speculative, fantasy, and mythic methodologies and theories  are welcome.

Creative work is also solicited. All published works, scholarly or creative, are peer-reviewed.

Please note that all contributors must subscribe to the journal but that reduced fees are available to graduate students and independent scholars.

MPCA Virtual Graduate Student Mini-Conference 2023

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2023 - 9:52am
Midwest Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 13, 2023

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND PANEL PROPOSALS

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Virtual Graduate Student Mini Conference

Friday-Saturday, March 10-11, 2023

Zoom

Small Screen Supers: Essays on Superhero Television

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:52am
academic anthology edited by Anna F. Peppard & Dru Jeffries
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Call for Papers: Small Screen Supers: Essays on Superhero Television 

As superhero films have proliferated, so too has superhero television. But as scholarship on superhero films has similarly proliferated, scholarship on superhero television has not. When superhero television is discussed by scholars, it is often as an offshoot of filmic franchises rather than as a phenomenon in its own right, with its own histories and contexts of production, its own approaches to adaptation, and its own dynamics of reception. 

Deadline Extended! Fairytale Area at PCA National Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:23am
Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Deadline Extended!

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. 

 

Palimpsests of identity and memory: contemporary perspectives on South Asian diaspora literatures

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Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:20am
Roshni Sengupta/ School of Modern Media, UPES
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

The South Asian diaspora remains one of the fastest expanding and culturally, politically, and financially influential diasporic groups in the world. Interestingly, for scholars and observers of diasporic literature, it is also a prolific producer of literary works that reflect processes of identity and community formation, diasporization, homemaking, cultural preservation and conservation of diasporic heritage.

1st International Conference on Literature, Film and Web Adaptations: Adaptations and Appropriations (Hybrid Mode)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:18am
Brainware University, Department of English & Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 10, 2023

New technologies have often been viewed with strong skepticism for instance the advent of photography transformed painting, the introduction of vehicles substituted horse-carriages and the emergence of cinema replaced books. Plato’s horror over the destruction of ‘memory’ with the invention of ‘writing’ is perhaps synonymous to the inherent connection between ‘literature’ and ‘film’. In the preface of The Nigger of the Narcissus, Conrad states, “My task which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel-it is, before all, to make you see” (1897). Griffith declares that the task of a filmmaker is the same as the novelist’s, to make people see through cinema.

SHAKESPEARE ON FILM AND TELEVISION

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:18am
PCA/ACA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

NEW SUBMISSION DEADLINE: January 10, 2023

SHAKESPEARE ON FILM AND TELEVISION
Meeting in San Antonio, TX, April 5-8, 2023ACCEPTS UNDERGRADUATE SUBMISSIONS

The Shakespeare on Film and Television area explores Shakespeare in a variety of media beyond the traditional stage, including film, television, anime, manga, and recent novelizations of the play.  We have previously had papers on the following topics and invite new ideas all the time.

CFP DePaul Pop Culture Conference (May 20): Time Travel

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:17am
DePaul Pop Culture Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 3, 2023

Apologies for cross posting

Call for Presentations:
A Celebration of Time Travel

DePaul Pop Culture Conference

DePaul University – Conference

May 20, 2023

 

We are now accepting submissions for the tenth anniversary Pop Culture Conference, hosted by DePaul University! This year’s “Celebration of Time Travel” will take place in person in Chicago for Keynotes, Workshops, Presentations and Roundtables on May 20, 2021. More details can be found at popcultureconference.com.

 

Comics Arts Conference San Diego

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:16am
Comics Arts Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

The Comics Arts Conference is now accepting 100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations, and panels 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, July 20–23, 2022.  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.  The CAC is presently scheduled to take place in person and does not accept virtual presentations.  The CAC is designed to bring together

Gaming America

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:05am
Agata Zarzycka, University of Wrocław, Poland
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 30, 2023

The complexities of the American impact on global culture, economy and technological development offer a relevant context for exploring various aspects of the video-game medium, its history, markets and communities. At the same time, thanks to its ongoing development in the realm of academic reflections on culture, media and society, Game Studies generates growingly productive lenses for America-focused research. That is why this thematic issue of Anglica Wratislaviensia invites papers investigating broadly understood overlaps or exchanges between video games and North America as objects of scholarly reflection. Possible themes include, though are not limited to:

CFP: ‘Personified Body Parts and Organs with a Mind of Their Own in Cinema, Literature and Visual Culture’

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:01am
Gilad Padva and Yair Koren Maimon
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 20, 2023

*CFP: ‘Personified Body Parts and Organs with a Mind of Their Own in Cinema, Literature and Visual Culture’
edited volume*

*Editors*: Gilad Padva and Yair Koren Maimon

 

This collection initially examines cinematic, televisual, literary, visual and poetic representations of body parts who are vitalized, autonomized, individuated and animated. They become independent entities with a mind of their own. Instead of being parts of intricate mechanisms, these organs turn into independent, humanized and personified "bodies."

Acta Ludologica (Vol. 6, No. 1, 2023) - EXTENDED DEADLINE

updated: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 7:53am
Acta Ludologica
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

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. 6, No. 1, scheduled to be published in June 2023. The submissions deadline is extended until January 31, 2023.

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