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A Critical Companion to Wes Craven

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:16pm
Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 20, 2021

A Critical Companion to Wes Craven

edited by Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns and John Darowski

 

Part of the Critical Companion to Popular Directors series edited by Adam Barkman and Antonio Sanna

 

Latinx Visions

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:16pm
Matthew David Goodwin / University of New Mexico
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Latinx Visions

Speculative Worlds in

Latinx Literature, Art, Performance, and Protest 

 

The University of New Mexico

March 9-11, 2023

 

Keynote Speaker:

Lysa Rivera

Associate Professor

Western Washington University

 

Conference Organizers:

Cathryn Merla-Watson

Matthew David Goodwin 

Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez

 

Call for Papers: “Latinx Visions”

 

CFP: JBSM Special Issue 2023

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:16pm
Berghahn Journals
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

JOURNAL OF BODIES, SEXUALITIES, AND MASCULINITIES

 

Call for Papers: Special Issue 2023

Fashion and Style

 

Guest Editors: Professors Joseph Hancock II and Vicki Karaminas

 

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Penumbra Online Fall Call for Reviews: Love for Others

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:16pm
Penumbra Online
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 11, 2021

The staff at PenumbraOnline.org are seeking reviews of contemporary books, films, albums, podcasts, and television shows of 600-900 words for our Fall 2021 Online Issue. Penumbra Online is currently beginning the second part of their 2021 Love Series which is titled Love for Others. We encourage reviewers to focus their reviews on material that focuses on some form of love for others. Reviewed material must have a 2020 or 2021 publication or release date, and interested writers must submit their review proposals by 11 October 2021, and if accepted, final products must be submitted by 5 November 2021. Accepted reviews will be professionally copyedited and must be submitted in MLA format.

Special Issue of Lamar Journal of the Humanities-- 9/11 and Its Aftermath

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:15pm
Lamar Journal of the Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 1, 2022

The Lamar Journal of the Humanities, a peer-reviewed, scholarly indexed interdisciplinary journal, invites papers for its 2021-22 Special Issue on “9/11 and Its Aftermath.” 

The 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on 9/11 offers a timely opportunity to reflect on the tremendous influence that fateful morning has had over the last two decades. Technically the new century began on the first day of 2000, and the new millennium on the first day of 2001, but the new world arrived on that Tuesday—a world that, for better or worse, we largely still inhabit. It is in this spirit that we dedicate our 2021-22 issue to scholarly examinations of 9/11 and its aftermath, associations, and phenomena.

Call for Papers-Essays on Alex Ross

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:15pm
Rob Weiner Texas Tech University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Epic and Iconic: Essays on the Work, Influence, and Legacy of Alex Ross

Edited by Robert Moses Peaslee and Robert G. Weiner

Under contract with the University Press of Mississippi for 2023 publication

Nelson Alexander Ross, better known as Alex, has exerted nearly thirty years of profound influence upon sequential art storytelling. Ross emerged into the comics world in the early 1990s with his work on Terminator: Burning Earth, Marvels, and Kingdom Come, immediately establishing his photorealistic style of painting, influenced by Norman Rockwell, Salvador Dali, and Andrew Loomis, among others.

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Pikachu’s Transmedia Adventures: The Continuing Adaptability of the Pokemon Franchise

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:06pm
Ross Garner & EJ Nielsen
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

While we have received many excellent abstracts, we are currently soliciting abstracts which directly engage with

  • critical race theory
  • race and representation
  • the global south

We are especially interested in soliciting chapters featuring non-Western perspectives and work by scholars of colour.

We hope to include work from both established and emerging scholars; junior scholars & graduate students are also encouraged to apply.

 

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Pikachu’s Transmedia Adventures: The Continuing Adaptability of the Pokemon Franchise

Gender Through Technology

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 6:16am
Variations - The Literary Journal at the University of Zurich
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 25, 2021

The interplay between technology, gender and culture has attracted increasing interest over the past years. It has been the subject of intermedial approaches, ranging from gender-specific explorations of literary discourses on technology to film and cultural analyses.

Fan Fiction and Performance in the Age of COVID

updated: 
Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 2:10pm
Kaitlin Tonti/Seton Hall University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 25, 2021

While the Covid pandemic left many feeling isolated, from tragedy has emerged a new surge in modes of fan interaction and fan fiction that further challenge who, what, and how “canon” is determined in fictional worlds that have long since been closed by the authors and script writers.

Beyond Silent Grief: Transgressions in Asian American Feeling || Just-in-time Session Proposal || 2022 MLA Convention

updated: 
Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 9:58am
Jennifer Cho / Boston University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 17, 2021

This proposed "Just-in-time" session at the 2022 MLA Convention in Washington, DC (January 6-9) seeks to situate recent amplifications in anti-Asian violence and rhetoric (as well as the resistance to name them as such) within the context of Asian American literary and cultural production. As the theme of the MLA convention is Multilingualism, this session invites papers on Asian American texts, media and experience that privilege embodied affect or memory as language itself. 

https://www.mla.org/Convention/MLA-2022/2022-Presidential-Theme-Multilin...

Call for Co-Editor: Collected Volume

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 3:14pm
Gregory Bray/Publisher Not Yet Attached
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 11, 2021

Call for a Co-editor on a collected manuscript, ‘Who Was that Masked Woman: Representations of Women Vigilantes and Outlaws in Popular Media from Reconstruction to the Great Depression.’ 

Portmanteau Woolf

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 1:25pm
Virginia Woolf Miscellany
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 3, 2021

CFP: Virginia Woolf Miscellany

Issue #99 Spring 2022

Submissions Due: Dec 3 20201

Special Topic:

Portmanteau Woolf

Guest Editors: Valérie Favre and Shilo McGiff

 

A call for all readers, common and uncommon:

 

Call for Book Chapter Proposals: Politics and the Western

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 1:22pm
Damien Picariello / University of South Carolina Sumter
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTER PROPOSALS

We’re seeking chapter-length contributions to an edited volume on politics and the Western. The working title for this project is A Fistful of Politics: The Western and Political Thought. We’re anticipating that much of our collection will deal with Western films, but we’re open to—and excited about—contributions that discuss anything within the Western genre (prose fiction, films, television series, comics, poetry, video games, theater, music, etc.) in connection with politics and political thought.

Hybridity in Life Writing: How Text and Images Work Together to Tell a Life

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 1:22pm
Arnaud Schmitt (Université de Paris & Bordeaux University)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Call for PapersInternational and Interdisciplinary Conference 

Hybridity in Life Writing: How Text and Images Work Together to Tell a Life

Organizers: Clare Brant (King’s College London), Arnaud Schmitt (Bordeaux University & LARCA, Université de Paris) 

Venue: Université de Paris, Paris, 7–8 July, 2022 

Keynote Speaker: Pr. Teresa Bruś (Wrocław University)

 

  • Please submit an abstract of approx. 250 words and a short bionote to 

clare.brant@kcl.ac.uk and arnaud.schmitt@u-bordeaux.fr by 30 November, 2021 at the latest. 

Popular Culture Association Conference - Miss America Pageant

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 1:21pm
Elwood Watson
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

 

 

CALL FOR CO-PANELISTS  - Miss America Pageant

 

2022 Popular Culture Association Conference

Seattle, Washington April 13–16 2022

 

Italian Western: From Revolution to De-contextualizing the Mythology of the American Genre

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:20pm
Sebastiano Lucci Hobart and William Smith Colleges/ Elisabetta Sanino D'Amanda Rochester Institute of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

This panel seeks original contributions to the study of the Italian Spaghetti Western, its filmmakers, and their production through perspectives such as Feminist theory, Men’s Studies and Queer Studies, (De-)Coloniality, and Auteur Theory. Politics, the Mexican Revolution, the invention of an American Civilization through the experience of the Wilderness, and Western Symbolism are lenses that can be applied to the analysis. Original approaches that emerge from a specific ideology and/or iconography are also welcome. Particular attention will be given to those papers that examine how the Italian Spaghetti Western satirizes both American and Italian cultures through the representation of a world destabilized by violence and death.

 

International Conference on Film Studies: "Identity and Otherness in Film"

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:20pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Over the course of the 20th century and into the 21st, cinema, television, and related media have become increasingly central both to individual lives and to the lives of peoples, groups, and nations. Cinema has become a major form of cultural expression and films both reflect and influence the attitudes and behaviour of people, representing their tensions and anxieties, hopes and desires and incarnating social and cultural determinants of the era in which they were made. 

The Inklings and Horror: Fantasy's Dark Corners

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:19pm
The Mythopoeic Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

The Mythopoeic Society invites paper submissions for an online conference that focuses on the connections between and among Inkling authors and the literary tropes of the horror sub-genre of speculative fiction, to be held through Zoom and Discord February 4-5, 2022.

GIFCon 2022: Fantasy Across Media

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:19pm
Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic, University of Glasgow
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 3, 2021

The Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic is pleased to announce a call for papers for Glasgow International Fantasy Conversations (GIFCon) 2022 with the theme of 'Fantasy Across Media'.

 

Fairy Tales and Fantasy Fiction / Contes de fées et Fantasy

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:15pm
Fantasy Art and Studies (association les Têtes Imaginaires)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 25, 2021

In 1947, Tolkien published “On Fairy Stories”, an essay on fairy tales which grew out of his 1939 Andrew Lang Lecture and has since become the basis for the theorisation of the modern Fantasy genre. This essay popularised the terms secondary world, subcreation and subcreator in specialist criticism.

Special Panel: Beyond the Wall of Belief: The Hyper-real Metatextual Occulture of The King in Yellow : Area for Esotericism, Occultism, and Magic at the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association annual conference, Feb 23-26, Albuquerque, New Mexico

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:14pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

As one of our area's special events for the Southwestern Popular/American Culture Association's return to live annual conference activity this February 23-26, 2022, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Area for Esotericism, Occultism, and Magic invites presentations for a special panel (or, depending on the level of response, a series of related special panels) examining the diverse significance, influence, and impact of The King In Yellow in all of its expressions.  Any of the angles suggested in the brief call below, along with any other insights into the text and metatext will be considered for inclusion.  Proposals from any and all disciplines, interdisciplines, and transdisciplines are welcome; close readings and analyses of specific texts or ele

"City in a Forest": Children's Literature Association 2022

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:14pm
Children's Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

“We pass under the shade of the magnolias and red oaks that sprout everywhere in Atlanta. Trees easily outnumber residents.”
                                                                                                             –
The Downstairs Girl (2019) by Stacey Lee

 

Special Issue of the Journal of the International Arthurian Society on Arthurian Medievalism

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:13pm
Journal of the International Arthurian Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

The Journal of the International Arthurian Society (JIAS) welcomes submissions for a special issue (2022, volume 10) on Arthurian medievalism, or post-medieval adaptations, re- imaginings and recreations of medieval Arthurian texts, artefacts and spaces (real or imagined). The guest editors seek especially interdisciplinary and co-disciplinary explorations of how Arthurian myth makes meaning in a range of media, including (but not limited to) literary texts, television, film, games, visual arts, architecture, commodity culture, experiential medievalism, the heritage sector, and geographical spaces.

Acta Ludologica (Vol. 5, No. 1, 2022)

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 4:44am
Acta Ludologica
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

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. 5, No. 1, scheduled to be published in June 2022. The submissions deadline is December 31, 2021. The journal has no thematically oriented issues, so this CFP is general for manuscripts of any topics related to games and digital games.

POWER, EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT

updated: 
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 5:56am
Festival Culture Research and Education
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The Festival Culture Research and Education Network will publish the Journal of Festival Culture Inquiry and Analysis.

This open-access peer-reviewed journal focus on strong and serious submissions that foregrounds inquiry on festival culture that would not necessarily fall under festival culture because of its inter-, multi-, trans- or cross-disciplinary dimension.

'POWER, EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT'

Dickens and Empathy

updated: 
Sunday, September 5, 2021 - 10:00am
The Dickens Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 29, 2021

NeMLA 2022

CFP: "Dickens and Empathy"

Dates and Location: March 10-13, 2022  at the 53rd Annual NeMLA Convention in Baltimore, Maryland, hosted by Johns Hopkins University at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront.

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