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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

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).

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

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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.

Special Virtual Panel CFP Esoteric, Occult, and Magical Conspiracism at Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (deadline Dec 27) (conference Feb 22-27)

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 5:18am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 27, 2020

The study of conspiracism overlaps with the study of esotericism, occultism, and magic in several respects.  In addition to the frequent significance of secrecy and clandestine interactions in the history of esoteric, occult, and magical movements, their association (real or imagined) with heterodox religious movements, political subversion, and intelligence organizations has led to close association of these conceptions with each other in popular cultural imagination as well as in their own subcultural milieux.  Esotericists, occultists, and magicians have themselves engaged in conspiracist conception, generated conspiracy theories, and projected them onto others, as well as themselves being the recipients of such projections by both religious and secula

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

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 5:18am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 27, 2020

Archetypal and Jungian psychology have a well-established and verified relationship with esoteric and occult worldviews, a circumstance demonstrated even more clearly with the publication of Jung's Liber Novus.  However, while there is considerable literature on the intersections of the general background of psychodynamic origins with the occult milieu, they have been explored less systematically and also less sensationally.  Similarly, while parapsychology occupies a significant place in popular cultural lore that overlaps with conspiracism and also the study of the paranormal, systematic inquiry into the relationship of scientific psychology with occult, esoteric, magical, and mystical worldviews has also been less prominent, though present non

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

updated: 
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 5:17am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 27, 2020

"Tantra" has the distinction of being one of the few conceptions that simultaneously refers to intensely esoteric and antinomian systems of traditional mystical, magical, and occult practice deeply rooted in and contextualized in cultural specificity while also being used to describe popularized receptions that variously narrow its focus, broaden its scope, secularize it, moralize it, sanitize it, demonize it, and diabolize it.  Sometimes popular conceptions also associate its practice with variant interpretations of concepts such as the "Left-Hand Path" that themselves have accrued a considerable range of both emic and etic significances frequently at odds with one another.  Unlike abstractions such as the "Left-Hand Path," Tantra has retained a common t

CFP: Global James Bond

updated: 
Monday, December 14, 2020 - 1:50pm
Lisa Funnell/University of Oklahoma and Klaus Dodds/Royal Holloway University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Global James Bond

 

Lisa Funnell and Klaus Dodds

  

CALL FOR CHAPTERS for an edited collection on Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra

updated: 
Monday, December 14, 2020 - 1:45pm
Dr. Francis M. Agnoli
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005-08) and its sequel The Legend of Korra (2012-14) are among the most acclaimed and influential animated television series of the twenty-first century. Yet, there has been little scholarly writing about them. To remedy this gap, I am looking for contributors for an edited volume of essays on this franchise.

The book will be designed for a general undergraduate readership, covering a range of topics in relation to the Avatar franchise. These include (but are not limited to):

Recuperating Joy: Symbiotic Connections, Optimisms, and Unproblematic Faves

updated: 
Monday, December 14, 2020 - 1:45pm
Carleton English Graduate Student Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 13, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

Recuperating Joy: Symbiotic Connections, Optimisms, and Unproblematic Faves

Department of English Graduate Virtual Conference

Carleton University

8-9 May 2021

 

“Take joy in your digressions. Because that is where the unexpected arises.”

-        Brian Massumi

 

Kinship in the Fiction of N. K. Jemisin: Relations of Power and Resistance

updated: 
Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 11:37am
Berit Åström, Umeå University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 1, 2021

Dr Jenny Bonnevier, Örebro University, Sweden and Associate Professor Berit Åström, Umeå University, Sweden invite original essays for a contributed volume on kinship in the fiction of N.K. Jemisin. Lexington Books have expressed a provisional interest in publishing the volume.

Over Journal - A Critical Journal of Photography and Visual Culture

updated: 
Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 11:37am
Over Journal - A Critical Journal of Photography and Visual Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 28, 2021

OVER Journal is a new periodical publication and online platform that proposes to its readers a deep, honest, critical and edifying experience of Photography and  Visual Culture.

OVER Journal is interested in challenging and preventing the repetition of obsolete and flawed structures, as much as highlighting the work of those who are expanding what we still call Photography into new horizons. The journal is a space for reflection on new practices, new voices, new ways of thinking.

1. CALL FOR PAPERS

Comics Arts Conference Comic-Con International

updated: 
Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 11:36am
Comics Arts Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 1, 2021

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 22-25, 2021.  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.

From Postcolonial to the Universal: Recent Trends in Postcolonial Studies

updated: 
Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 5:47am
Dr. Sharbani Banerjee & Dr. Sourav Kumar Nag
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

 

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS  

 "From Postcolonial to the Universal: Recent Trends in Postcolonial Studies"

 Edited by- Dr. Sourav Kumar Nag, Assistant Professor of English, Onda Thana Mahavidyalaya, Bankura University

                 Dr. Sharbani Banerjee, Associate Professor of English, Triveni Devi Bhalotia College, Kazi Nazrul University

                   Contact mail-pocotrends@gmail.com 

  

 

 

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