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2021 Literature/Film Association CFP: Work & Play (New Orleans, 10/21-10/23)

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Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:39pm
Literature/Film Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021

WORK & PLAY 2021 Literature/Film Association Conference New Orleans, Louisiana, USA October 21 to October 23, 2021  Keynote: Vicki Mayer, Tulane University  Holding the annual conference of the Literature/Film Association in New Orleans raises questions of labor and leisure in relation to adaptation in the study of literature, film, and media. Not only has the city served as the home to writers and filmmakers, but it also has become a major media capital in its own right, enticing television and film production with tax incentives and its distinctive culture.

Mediating Arctic Geographies: Contemporary Imaginaries of the Circumpolar World (Inari, Finland, 11-12 August 2021)

updated: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:39pm
Tampere University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

Since the signing of the Kyoto Protocol in 1997, the Arctic (understood here as the circumpolar region around and north of the Arctic Circle) has entered worldwide public discussion to an unprecedented extent. As a global climate archive and the site of various scrambles for resources, it has become the centre of attention within debates on climate change and global geopolitics.

ReFocus: The Films of William Wyler

updated: 
Saturday, April 10, 2021 - 2:04pm
University of Edinburgh Press
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Call for Papers 

ReFocus: The Films of William Wyler 

POP-UP Academic Conference on Popular Culture, hosted by Lone Star College-University Park

updated: 
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 8:08pm
Rhonda Jackson Joseph
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 29, 2021

Call for PapersPOP-UP Academic Conference on Popular Culture, hosted by Lone Star College-University Park 

Event Date & Location: October 28 and 29, 2021, virtually hosted by Lone Star College-University Park, 20515 TX-249, Houston, TX 77070

Thursday, October 28, 2021, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Friday, October 29, 2021, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Deadline for Submissions:  August 29, 2021

Name of Organization: Lone Star College-University Park

Organization Website: https://www.lonestar.edu/popup.htm

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

updated: 
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 5:01pm
St. Thomas University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 25, 2021

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

deadline for submissions:
July 25, 2021

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.

Call for Papers: FRAME 34.2, “Writing the Mind”

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 5:00pm
FRAME. Journal of Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 21, 2021

In Ellen Forney’s autobiographical comic Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo and Me (2012), the author narrates her journey following her bipolar disorder diagnosis, a journey that sets off an exploration into how her art is connected to that of the “crazy artists” of the past. Just like Vincent van Gogh and Sylvia Plath, whose work has been connected to their mental health status, Forney explores how her condition possibly influenced her art.

Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy No. 6, 2021 - Pandemics

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 5:00pm
ULICES-ULisbon/Messengers from the Stars
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy

No. 6, 2021

Edited by: Elana Gomel

Co-edited by: João Félix

Messengers from the Stars is an international, peer-reviewed journal, offering academic articles, reviews, and providing an outlet for a wide range of creative work inspired by science fiction and fantasy. The 2021 issue will be dedicated to the following theme:

Pandemics

The Uses of Humor to Muddle through the COVID Pandemic

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 5:00pm
Joseph A. Alvarez/ SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 18, 2021

THE USES OF HUMOR TO MUDDLE THROUGH THE COVID PANDEMIC

AMERICAN HUMOR STUDIES ASSOCIATION

Literature and Popular Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 5:00pm
Northeast Popular & American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 1, 2021

The Literature and Popular Culture area for the 2021 Northeast Popular & American Culture Association conference is accepting paper and panel proposals from faculty and graduate students. NEPCA’s 2021 virtual annual conference will be held online from Thursday, October 21-Saturday, October 23, 2021. Abstracts are due by August 1, 2021.

The NEPCA Literature and Popular Culture area welcomes papers that analyze and evaluate the connections between popular culture and literature, understood broadly.  How does popular culture inform and/or react to literature, and what are the implications for that relationship? 

Las Vegas and the Absurd

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:59pm
118th PAMLA Conference - Las Vegas, NV
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Las Vegas is a town that has commodified the absurd and the spectacle. Crime bosses are glamorous, rules are just suggestions, bodies are for showcasing; essentially, fantasy is reality. This is the image of Las Vegas most often depicted in literature and film adaptations. The city of Las Vegas recently changed its official slogan from, “What happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas” to, “What happens in Vegas, Only happens in Vegas.” This session is looking for investigations into the absurd as reality and spectacle as art or escape through literature about Las Vegas.

Journal Special Issue - Telling Lives, Signifying Selves: Life Writing, Representation, and Identity

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:56pm
Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics (JCLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 15, 2021

Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics (JCLA)
Vol. 44, No. 4, Winter 2021

SPECIAL ISSUE - Telling Lives, Signifying Selves: Life Writing, Representation, and Identity

Guest Editor: Mukul Chaturvedi
Associate Professor of English, Zakir Husain Delhi College, University of Delhi, India

CONCEPT NOTE

Adoption, Kinship, Culture: Engaging the Past, Imagining the Future

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:55pm
Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 7, 2021

WWW.ADOPTIONANDCULTURE.ORG        

 

Adoption, Kinship, Culture: Engaging the Past, Imagining the Future

ASAC 2021 Eighth Biennial Virtual Conference 

 

Dates  All sessions and keynotes pre-recorded. 

Gatherings for Q&A on Zoom: Oct. 15, 10am-7pm EST

 

 

Call For Proposals

Deadline June 7, 2021

 

East Asian Film Remakes

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:55pm
Edinburgh University Press - Screen Serialities
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 30, 2021

East Asian Film Remakes

edited by David Scott Diffrient and Kenneth Chan

 

As the editors of a proposed addition to Edinburgh University Press’ newly launched “Screen Serialities” series, we are seeking abstracts for chapters that explore East Asian film remakes.

https://edinburghuniversitypress.com/series-screen-serialities

 

Northeastern Monsters (8/1/21; NEPCA virtual 10/21-23/21)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:54pm
Michael Torregrossa / Monsters & the Monstrous Area of the Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 1, 2021

Northeastern Monsters

Session Proposed for the 2021 Conference of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association

Sponsored by the Monsters & the Monstrous Area

Virtual event, Thursday, 21 October, through Saturday, 23 October 2021.

Proposals due by 1 August 2021.

 

The Mouse’s Monsters: Monsters and the Monstrous in the Worlds of Disney (NEPCA virtual 10/21-23/21)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:54pm
Michael Torregrossa / Monsters & the Monstrous Area of the Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 1, 2021

The Mouse’s Monsters: Monsters and the Monstrous in the Worlds of Disney

Joint Session Proposed for the 2021 Conference of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association

Sponsored by the Monsters & the Monstrous Area and the Disney Studies Area.

Virtual event, Thursday, 21 October, through Saturday, 23 October 2021.

Proposals due by 1 August 2021.

 

Storytelling to and about Boys: Meanings and Representations in Children’s Media

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:44pm
Boyhood Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 16, 2021

In recent decades, research has repeatedly demonstrated the overrepresentation of boys and men in children’s media (tv and movies, literature, and games). This field of research has, justifiably, focused primarily on the impact of this inequality on girls and women and has grown to consider not only the quantity of representations but also their content.

Cities of Sound: Podcasting as Public Texts, Media, and Performances

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:43pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

PAMLA 2021- Las Vegas NV - November 11-15, 2021

 

This is a call for a VIRTUAL panel. Both in-person and virtual attendees are welcome. 

Cities of Sound: Podcasting as Public Texts, Media, and Performances

The Concept of Crisis in American Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:42pm
Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru / University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 14, 2021

The Center for American Studies at the University of Bucharest

and the Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission

invite proposals for their annual student conference on the topic

 

The Concept of Crisis in American Culture

 

to be held online

on Friday, May 21, 2021

 

 

 

Fear 2000: Horror Unbound (Online) – 10–12 September 2021 (Abstracts due 31 May 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:42pm
Department of Media Arts and Communication, Sheffield Hallam University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

We invite proposals for 20-minute papers and 80-minute panels to be presented at the fifth Fear 2000 conference, Fear 2000: Horror Unbound. Hosted by staff in the Department of Media Arts and Communication at Sheffield Hallam University, this online conference will investigate the increasingly transmedial nature of horror in the twenty-first century.

4th International Conference on Research in Humanities and Social Sciences (ICRHS)

updated: 
Sunday, April 4, 2021 - 8:53am
Acavent
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 16, 2021

The 4th International Conference on Research in Humanities and Social Sciences, happening on the 7th– 9th May 2021, Milan, Italy is the premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in education theory and practice.

This conference is a prestigious event, organized to provide an international platform for academicians, researchers, managers, industrial participants, and students to share their research findings with global experts. All full paper/abstract submissions will be peer-reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical and/or research depth, accuracy and relevance to conference theme and topics.

 Sociology and Anthropology 

3rd International Conference on Research in Social Sciences and Humanities

updated: 
Sunday, April 4, 2021 - 8:52am
GlobalKS
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

3rd International Conference on Research in Social Sciences and Humanities will take place on May 21-23 2021 in London, UK. ICRSH aims to contribute to the future of social sciences and humanities by bringing together leading scholars, academics, and researchers in the field. Developed on the principles of open exchange of information and cross-border learning, this Social Sciences and Humanities conferences 2021 is designed to facilitate heated discussions and provide inspiration to the network that’s shaping the direction of one of the most important fields of social development.

The Comedy of Ricky Gervais: Critical Essays

updated: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 1:43pm
K. A. Wisniewski
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 15, 2021

For over twenty years, Ricky Gervais has entertained audiences with a brand of comedy all his own. The groundbreaking sitcom The Office pioneered the mockumentary genre and has influenced countless programs. Subsequent projects have continued to propel comedy into  new directions, forms, and platforms.

The Neo-Victorian and the Late Victorian

updated: 
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 6:24pm
Dr Victoria Margree / University of Brighton
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 28, 2021

The Neo-Victorian and the Late-Victorian: Texts, Media, Politics

2-3 September 2021, University of Brighton

The last few decades have witnessed an increasing interest in revisiting, reproducing or rewriting various aspects of nineteenth-century culture, particularly that of the late Victorian period, whether in the form of neo-Victorian literature, steampunk, media archaeology, fashion, documentaries and period dramas, among others.

"Spaces" Austin, TX Oct. 14-16, 2021

updated: 
Monday, March 29, 2021 - 12:10pm
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts (SCLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021

“Spaces”

2021 Meeting of the Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts

October 14-16, 2021

Hilton Garden Inn

Austin, Texas

 

Call for Papers

 

Special Issue of Interactions Journal: ‘Dream Factories: Prince, Sign O’ The Times, Box Sets & Cultural Artefacts.’

updated: 
Monday, March 29, 2021 - 8:57am
Kirsty Fairclough Manchester Metropolitan University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 28, 2021

Call For Papers: Special Issue of the Intellect Journal Interactions: Studies in Communication and Culture: ‘Dream Factories: Prince, Sign O’ The Times, Box Sets & Cultural Artefacts.’ Deadline for abstracts: Friday 28 May 2021. Deadline for final submission: Friday 8 October, 2021. The guest editors – Dr Kirsty Fairclough (Manchester Metropolitan University) and Prof.

Creative Children and Children's Culture

updated: 
Monday, March 29, 2021 - 8:49am
Peter Kunze and Victoria Ford Smith
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

We are putting together an edited collection on cultural productions by children, theorizing children as creators and exploring children’s cultural production as a crucial, albeit often understudied, area of children’s literature, media, and cultural studies. We have most of the contributors in place, but we are seeking 2 to 3 additional chapters to round out the collection--specifically chapters on performance, music, visual art, digital media, film, television, and/or handicrafts from any time period, with special attention to BIPOC children. Please note that we are seeking work on children, not teenagers.

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