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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

updated: 
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.

CFP: Youth TV in an Age of Precarity

updated: 
Tuesday, January 3, 2023 - 10:35am
Aviva Dove-Viebahn
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

NOTE: This is an updated call for an earlier CFP; I am still looking for a few more abstracts to round out the proposed collection. All relevant topics will be considered, but I am especially eager to read abstracts exploring youth TV in relation to economic precarity, reproductive rights, disability, Indigeneity, mental health, and/or environmentalism.

Call for papers on fairy tales, legends and nursery rhymes

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2023 - 5:04pm
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. 

 

Deadline Approaching: Adolescence in Film and Television (April 5-8, 2023); Proposals due January 10, 2023

updated: 
Monday, December 26, 2022 - 12:06am
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart / Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

The Adolescence in Film and Television Area invites paper proposals for presentation at the annual Popular Culture Association Conference, to be held April 5-8, 2023 in San Antonio, Texas. The official deadline for online submission of presentation abstracts (see below for additional information) is January 10, 2023.

Submissions that explore noteworthy coverage patterns, representations, and themes pertaining to the portrayal of adolescence/adolescents in film and television, during any historical era, are desired from scholars, educators, and graduate students.

International Conference - Afterlives of Empire in the Public Imagination (Sapienza University of Rome)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 - 7:12pm
Sapienza University of Rome (Department of European, American and Intercultural Studies)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

CALL FOR PAPERS 

The resurgence of nationalist ideologies in Europe and the US has reignited interest in the histories and legacies of modern Empires. As of late, this has been strongly visible in the UK. The role of imperial nostalgia in the debates that paved the way for Brexit has drawn the attention of historians and cultural critics to how the memories and myths of Empire informed Europe-free imaginaries. Recent historical works have fruitfully investigated the legacies and memory of Empire in the UK and the unaddressed legacies of colonial rule, such as, in Caroline Elkins’s phrase, its “legac[ies] of violence”.

Sounding Out! Call for Pitches--Essay Collection + Blog-- Sonic Presents

updated: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022 - 12:18pm
Sounding Out Blog
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 30, 2023

We’re almost 15. Let’s celebrate!!!! Yes, believe it or not, it’s almost Sounding Out!’s fifteenth anniversary, and we want to make it a BIG one. If you’re just finding us now, Sounding Out! is the world’s longest running sound studies publication. You can read our prior publications at soundstudiesblog.com We’ve been keepin’ it in the red since 2009 and serving up fresh articles weekly.

And what’s an anniversary without presents?

Edited Collection -- Victorians and Videogames

updated: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022 - 12:03pm
Brooke Cameron (Queen's University) and Lin Young (Mount Royal University)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

CFP: edited collection -- Victorians and Videogames

Dr. Lin Young (Mount Royal University) and Dr. Brooke Cameron (Queen’s University)  invite proposals for chapters that explore the connections between video games and 19th-Century themes, texts, or aesthetics.

Project Description:

21st-Century Tudormania!

updated: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022 - 12:02pm
South-Central Renaissance Conference -- Queen Elizabeth I Society, April 27-29, 2023, UC-Berkeley
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 23, 2022

#TotalTudormania2023!

 

            Submissions are invited for a session on 21st-century Tudormania at the South-Central Renaissance Conference / Queen Elizabeth I Society, to be held April 27-29 at the University of California-Berkeley.

Cinema and Cinematic Television in the Age of Netflix: A Study of the Global South

updated: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022 - 11:58am
Shakti Jaising/Drew University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Chapter contributions are welcomed for an edited scholarly volume on the global impact of streaming services, crucially Netflix. The American company Netflix has, owing to its pioneering role, become synonymous with the world of streaming. The growing list of “Netflix Nations” (to invoke the title of Ramon Lobato’s 2019 book) means that there are only a few territories such as China, Iran, North Korea, and Syria that remain outside its purview. In recent years, a number of streaming giants have emerged in the Western world– mostly notably, Amazon and Disney+ –that compete tightly within international markets.

Photography and Culture Industries: From Leicas to Likes

updated: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022 - 11:58am
Center for Intercultural Studies, Polytechnic of Porto & University of Aveiro
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Photography and Culture Industries: From Leicas to Likes

Centre for Intercultural Studies, Polytechnic of Porto

&

University of Aveiro

(Portugal)

13 – 14 July 2023

 

The 27th Symposium of Students in English

updated: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2022 - 11:57am
West University of Timisoara, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures will organize the 27th edition of the Symposium of Students in English on 31 March - 1 April 2023. The event is open to both undergraduate and M.A. students who take an interest in research connected to:

  • Literatures in English

  • English language

  • English Language Teaching

  • Cultural studies (focus on English-speaking countries)

  • Popular culture in English 

  • Gender studies (focus on English-speaking countries)

The Gay return: Queer Representation revisits, challenges, and new directions.

updated: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022 - 9:08pm
Sarah Baker Auckland University of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2023

It has been around 40 years since Vito Russo wrote the pioneering book The Celluloid Closet (1981) that catalogued the long painful history of gay representation in Hollywood film. The Celluloid Closet was produced during the AIDS epidemic and was one of many texts that drew attention to the lack of gay representation both before the 1980s and catalogued the changes that were occurring in gay media representation at the time. Lesbian representation has been historically represented by invisibility though was also impacted by the change in representation that the AIDS epidemic started. Gay male representation was always problematic while lesbians were invisible and heavily affected by the stigma of AIDS at this time.

See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me, Heal Me: Tommy, Rock Opera and Twentieth Century Britain

updated: 
Monday, December 12, 2022 - 5:39am
Prof Keith Gildart, University of Wolverhampton
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

Call for chapter contributions to proposed book on The Who’s Tommy:

See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me, Heal Me: Tommy, Rock Opera and Twentieth Century Britain

Edited by Keith Gildart and Benjamin Halligan

"Re-awakenings-Transitions to the Future

updated: 
Sunday, December 11, 2022 - 2:59pm
[HERA] Humanities Education and Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

In keeping with HERA’s mission of promoting the study of the humanities across a wide range of disciplines and interdisciplinary studies, we invite presentations for the 2023 conference. Submissions are encouraged from educators at all levels (including undergraduate and graduate students) as well as all those with an interest in the arts and humanities.

Undergraduate Diversity Prize: A prize of $500 will be awarded to the best undergraduate conference paper that addresses race, ethnicity, gender, or sexuality. 

Undergraduate Research Prize

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