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Katherine Mansfield: Germany and Beyond

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:30pm
Katherine Mansfield Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 5, 2021

 

 

 

Katherine Mansfield:

Germany and Beyond

 

Bad Wörishofen, Germany

25-27 October 2021

 

An international conference organised by the

Katherine Mansfield Society

 

Hosted by the Bad Wörishofen Mayorality

and Tourist and Spa Bureau

 

 

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

 

Disability, Disease and Death

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:30pm
Abhishek Chowdhury, Suman Banerjee
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Invitation to contribute to a volume of critical essays
Proposed title: “Disease, Disability and Death”
(To be published by a reputed publisher)
Editors: Abhishek Chowdhury, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Chakdaha College
and Suman Banerjee, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Krishnagar Government College
Corresponding E-mail ID: disabilitydiseaseanddeath2021@gmail.com
Short Description of the volume:

Dracones in Mundo: Dragons in Literature, Film, and Pop Culture: A Series of Edited Volumes UPDATE/EXTENDED DEADLINE

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:29pm
St. Thomas University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Dracones in Mundo: Dragons in Literature, Film, and Pop Culture: A Series of Edited Volumes UPDATE/EXTENDED DEADLINE

deadline for submissions:
April 15, 2020

full name / name of organization:
St. Thomas University

contact email:
rachel.carazo@snhu.edu

I received a great response to the last call for papers regarding the volumes on dragons. As a result, I have been better able to refine and divide results.

First Thoughts on Lovecraft Country

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:28pm
Studies in the Fantastic
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

HBO’s recent series Lovecraft Country takes up the monsters of H. P. Lovecraft’s universe, but flips the script to make the heroes an African-American cast battling various demons in the Jim Crow era. Arguably, the show aimed at a re-appropriation or détournement of the pulp legend’s troubling racism, but critics seem divided on the show’s success. In Dr.

Dragons in Children’s Literature and Graphic Novels

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:28pm
St. Thomas University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Working Title of the Volume: Wings, Wonders, and Warriors: Dragons in Children’s Literature and Graphic Novels

As the popularity of mythical creatures in films and literature grows, there is one creature that remains prominent: the dragon. Dragons have become most visible recently in the cinematic versions of The Hobbit and in George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire (Game of Thrones Series). However, there are other films, such as Dragonslayer (1981), Reign of Fire (2002), Dragonheart (1996), and the How to Train Your Dragon series (2010-2019), and numerous adult and children’s literature series that feature dragons.

Juba from Gladiator (2000) Essay Needed

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:28pm
St. Thomas University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 13, 2021

This edited collection, “A Hero Will Endure”: Essays at the Twentieth Anniversary of Gladiatorstill needs at least one essay on Juba. Any new critical or pop cultural perspectives will be considered.

The essay would need to have a quick turnaround time. The entire collection needs to be complete no later than March 2021, so abstract proposals submitted before the CFP deadline will receive a fast response. 

A first draft deadline of February 10, 2021 is ideal. Essays will use Chicago style endnotes and should be 5,000 to 7,000 words.

For abstract submissions or questions, please email Rachel L. Carazo at rachel.carazo@snhu.edu.

 

Lyle Olsen Graduate Student Essay Contest (Sport Literature)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:25pm
Sport Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

The Sport Literature Association seeks entries for its annual graduate student competition, the Lyle Olsen Graduate Student Essay Contest.

Essays must pertain, in some significant way, to the literature of sport. For exemplary treatment of sport-related subject matter, applicants are invited to consult the association's peer-reviewed journal, Aethlon, “a print journal designed to celebrate the intersection of literature with the world of play, games, and sport.” All submissions must be unpublished work. Original creative pieces, both fiction and non-fiction, are not considered for this contest. There is no word limit, but Aethlon articles do not generally exceed 25 manuscript pages.

Americana: Call for Submissions

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:25pm
Americana
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Americana invites submissions in Media Studies, Cultural Studies, American Studies, Women's Studies, and American history etc. -- especially as it pertains to Americana popular culture, 1900 to present.

DEADLINE: 1 June 2021 for the Spring 2021 edition of Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900 to present -- published late June/early July 2021

We welcome a variety of critical approaches on subject matter such as film, television, streaming shows, YouTube shows/channels, sports, bestsellers, venues, fashion, emerging popular culture trends, pop culture and technology, music, politics, style, quarantine, COVID-19, and other related topics.

Media Literacy and Academic Research (Vol.4, No.1, 2021)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:24pm
Media Literacy and Academic Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

Media Literacy and Academic Research is inviting papers for Vol. 4, No. 1 which is scheduled to be published on April 2021.

"2007 Cinema" Panel at PCA/ACA Boston 2021

updated: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 4:23pm
J. Ken Stuckey
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021

2007 has been heralded as one of the best in film history. Numerous exceptional films were released, and some actors and directors reached career pinnacles with their 2007 work (the Coen Brothers, Paul Thomas Anderson, Daniel Day-Lewis, George Clooney). I am soliciting 250-word abstracts on any topic related to films from that year, whether as single-film studies, comparative analyses, or studies in cinematic trends. Your presentation can involve films from other years, as long as the 2007 film plays a central role in the argument. I am especially interested in essays on any of the following films: 

 

American Gangster

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Postponed Conference: 118th Annual PAMLA Conference in Las Vegas, NV: "City of God, City of Destruction" 2021

updated: 
Tuesday, January 5, 2021 - 9:04am
David John Boyd, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

Postponed Deadline Announcement: Virtual Conference Option Open
PAMLA 2020 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)

Please propose your special sessions to pamla.ballastacademic.com by January 31, 2021. Please take a look at the bottom of this page* for a list of General/Standing Sessions, and be sure your special session proposal does not replicate the topics of PAMLA's General/Standing Sessions.

REMINDER: 3rd Annual Crossroads Humanities Student Conference: "Networks"

updated: 
Monday, January 4, 2021 - 12:28am
Humanities Center / Nova Southeastern University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

Information, resources, and diseases are all things that are communicable across real and imagined borders. They are transmitted by the World Wide Web, television, highways and trains, diasporas, marketplaces, governments, viral media, social events, casual associations, the human system, and more. Networks as a model and metaphor for examining the structures of societies, politics, culture, and the body appear in seminal texts across disciplines, including Norbert Wiener’s Cybernetics (1948), Michel Foucault’s Discipline and Punish (1975), Jean-François Lyotard’s The Postmodern Condition (1979), Donna Haraway’s “A Cyborg Manifesto” (1985), and Timothy Morton’s Ecological Thought (2010).

Call for abstracts (edited volume): Latinx Representation in Popular Culture and New Media

updated: 
Sunday, December 27, 2020 - 12:32pm
A.M. Marini (Instituto Franklin-UAH) & J.J. Ramirez (University of St. Gallen)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 1, 2021

Call for abstracts: edited volume

Latinx Representation in Popular Culture and New Media

Editors: J. Jesse Ramirez (University of St. Gallen) and Anna Marta Marini (Instituto Franklin–UAH)

 

Critical articles are Invited for the edited volume "Muslims in Indian Cinema".

updated: 
Friday, December 25, 2020 - 12:41pm
Md Sarfaraj Nawab
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

Critical articles on the representation of Muslims/Islam in Indian films are invited from research scholars/faculty members for the upcoming volume "Muslims in Indian Cinema" to be edited by Md Sarfaraj Nawab and Asrin Khatun.

The X-Files Companion - Reminder Call for Contributions

updated: 
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 - 9:27am
James Fenwick and Diane Rodgers, Sheffield Hallam University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 22, 2021

The X-Files Companion - Call for Contributions

Chapter proposals are invited for a proposed edited companion on the seminal television series The X-Files (1993-2018, Fox), its movies, spin offs (The Lone Gunmen, Millennium), and surrounding paratextual material (books, comics, fan fiction etc).

CFP: Estudios Humanísticos. Filología nº 43. APROXIMACIONES A LO MONSTRUOSO Y LO FEMENINO: DE LO “HUMANO” A LO POSTHUMANO/ APPROACHES TO THE MONSTRUOUS AND THE FEMININE: FROM "HUMAN" TO POSTHUMAN

updated: 
Monday, December 21, 2020 - 1:03pm
Universidad de León, Spain
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

APROXIMACIONES A LO MONSTRUOSO Y LO FEMENINO: DE LO “HUMANO” A LO POSTHUMANO

 

El número 43 (2021) de la revista Estudios Humanísticos. Filología tendrá como título "Aproximaciones a lo monstruoso y lo femenino: de lo “humano” a lo posthumano” y  tiene como objeto recoger estudios originales sobre lo monstruoso y lo femenino y sus diferentes manifestaciones.      

 

Por ello proponemos recoger artículos escritos en español y en inglés que avancen en el estudio de esta temática. Se sugieren, sin excluir otras, las siguientes áreas de investigación: 

•           Lo monstruoso femenino en literatura, cine, television, teatro, arte, etc.

National Popular Culture Association Conference - Gender Studies Area

updated: 
Monday, December 21, 2020 - 1:02pm
Popular Culture Association Gender Studies Area
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Call for Proposals for Papers and Panels:
Gender Studies Area

 

Popular Culture Association (PCA) National Conference

June 2-5, 2021

Boston, MA (option for virtual participation)

 

Call for Papers: Video Games at the Intersection of Postcolonialism, Postcommunism, and Globalisation, 19/09/2021

updated: 
Friday, December 18, 2020 - 11:46am
University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

In the past decades, video games have established themselves as a global entertainment medium enjoying ever-increasing sales and profits. What was once a contested form of entertainment, now benefits from a level of social acceptability comparable to that of more traditional media such as the cinema. The popularity and cultural capital of video games calls for an inquiry into their contribution to the construction of cultural identity. While this avenue of research has begun to gain momentum, as proven by the increasing number of academic publications on gender identity or sexual orientation, less attention has been given to colonialism and colonial subjects in the context of today’s neoliberal postcolonial and postcommunist world.

The 25th Symposium of Students in English – Online Edition

updated: 
Friday, December 18, 2020 - 11:46am
Loredana Bercuci/ West University of Timisoara
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures will organize the 25th edition of the Symposium of Students in English on 16 April 2021. The event is open to both undergraduate and M.A. students who take an interest in research connected to:

Special Virtual Panel CFP Esotericism, Occultism, Magic, and Gaming at Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (deadline Dec 28) (online conference Feb 22-27)

updated: 
Friday, December 18, 2020 - 11:32am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 28, 2020

The Area for Esotericism, Occultism,and Magic at the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association invites paper proposals for a special online panel at this year's all-online conference.  This panel will focus on the prominent and pervasive role and significance of esoteric, occult, and magical themes, aesthetics, imagery, conceptions, and content in gaming media.  This is intended to encompass games themselves (board games, table-top/RPG, console/PC, live-action RPG, alternate reality games, simulations, etc.) as well as tie-in media of any type (books, films, television, internet series, etc.).  Of equal interest is the reception and application of games and game-like systems or content within esoteric, occult, and ma

Gender Cultures: Essays in Identity & Expression

updated: 
Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 12:55pm
Subhadeep Paul & Goutam Majhi
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 7, 2021

Gender Cultures: Essays in Identity & Expression

(Eds: Subhadeep Paul & Goutam Majhi)

L.M. Montgomery and Mental Health

updated: 
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 1:37pm
Journal of L.M. Montgomery Studies/L.M. Montgomery Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 15, 2021

The Journal of L.M. Montgomery Studies, a peer-reviewed publication of the L.M. Montgomery Institute at the University of Prince Edward Island, invites scholarly articles and creative work (written, visual, or audio-visual) on the topic of “L.M. Montgomery and Mental Health.” Abstracts due 15 February 2021; Submissions due 2 August 2021

For more information go to https://journaloflmmontgomerystudies.ca/mentalhealth_cfp

REMINDER: book chapters for collection on Chen Qing Ling (The Untamed)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 12:54pm
Cathy Yue Wang/Shanghai Normal University and Maria Alberto/University of Utah
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

REMINDER: We are seeking book chapters for an edited scholarly collection on the Chinese web drama Chen Qing Ling (The Untamed)!

We are soliciting book chapters for an edited scholarly collection on Chen Qing Ling/The Untamed, its contexts, and its audiences. This will be a multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary collection that considers the show's popularity, influences, and effects from a variety of cultural and critical viewpoints.

Porn Studies: Special Issue on Music

updated: 
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 9:38am
Porn Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Article Length: 6,000-8,000 words

 

Scope:

Going Viral: Chronotopes of Disaster in Film and Visual Media

updated: 
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 6:27am
Eureopean Journal of English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 18, 2021

Going Viral: Chronotopes of Disaster in Film and Visual Media 

Guest editors: Sotirios Bampatzimopoulos (Ankara University) and Geli Mademli (University of Amsterdam) 

Esotericism, Magic, and Occultism : Virtual Conference : SWPACA (Southwest Popular/American Culture Association) Feb 22-27

updated: 
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 5:20am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 27, 2020

Call for Papers
ESOTERICISM, OCCULTISM, AND MAGIC
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
DEADLINE EXTENDED AGAIN!

42nd Annual Conference, Week of February 22-27, 2021
http://www.southwestpca.org
Submission Deadline EXTENDED FURTHER to December 13, 2020

For the 2021 Conference, SWPACA is going virtual! Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, we will be holding our annual conference completely online this year. We hope you will join us for exciting papers, discussions, and the experience you’ve come to expect from Southwest.

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