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Analog Games and Gender

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 11:24am
Steven Dashiell
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 10, 2018

Analog Games and Gender 

Panel for Game Studies Section

PCA 2019

Washington DC

April 17-20,2019

Concepts of gender have been a cornerstone of contemporary discussion in the field of game studies (Hayes 2011; Kafai et al 2008; Shaw 2014; Williams, Ratan, and Harrison 2011) . While much of the research is firmly tied to video games, understandings of gender in analog games has slowly come to the fore. Increased media related to live action role playing games (larp), the unpredicted resurgence of Dungeons & Dragons, and the longevity of collectible card games like Magic The Gathering demonstrate analog games as a durable subsection of game studies that is ripe for academic analysis in terms of gender.

SPECTRA CfP Issue 7.1

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 8:55am
SPECTRA: The Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Theory Archives
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 17, 2018

SPECTRA: The Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Theory Archives

The ASPECT Journal

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Issue 7.1, Fall 2018

The editors of SPECTRA: The ASPECT Journal invite scholarly work in all areas of social,
political, ethical, and cultural thought for the Fall 2018 issue.

We invite the submission of academic articles, book reviews, and original artwork for publication
in volume 7.1. Submissions may speak to individual social science or humanities fields, or apply
an interdisciplinary lens to contemporary theoretical, critical, empirical, or policy-oriented

Journal of American Culture

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 11:32am
Journal of American Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 28, 2018


The Journal of American Culture is seeking contributors.  In keeping with its long-standing tradition, the journal will showcase articles on the Americas, especially those addressing broad and substantive cultural issues.


NeMLA 2019 session: Ability as Identity, Identity as Ability

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 9:33am
Scott DeShong/Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

How is individual or collective identity constituted by, or articulated in terms of, ability(ies), broadly conceived? How is such identity expressed in opposition to its other(s), whether in- or dis-ability per se or a specific dis/in/differently abled other? What follows from such constitution or articulation?

The Stage and the Comics Page: Graphic Adaptations of Plays, Theatrical Adaptations of Comics

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 11:42am
Northeast MLA 2019, March 21-24
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

This panel seeks papers that explore adaptations from comics into theater, or from theater into comics. Whether comics adaptations of classic plays, or celebrated graphic narratives that get adapted for the musical stage, the interplay between the stage and the comics page is rich and multi-directional, as both are visual narratives, with very different points of access and methods of meaning-making. The ill-fated Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark may not have much in common with a graphic novelization of Oscar Wilde’s Salome, for instance, but they share an attempt to grapple with the intersection of the two media.  

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Voice Studies'

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 11:50am
Carole-Anne Tyler, University of California, Riverside
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018


Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session:Voice Studies
Presiding Officer: Carole-Anne Tyler, University of California, Riverside
Proposal Due Date: August 1st, see our CFP page for open sessions (

Panel description:

Failed Cinema

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 9:05am
SFSU Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018


Conference Dates: October 18th-19th, 2018.

Keynote Speaker: Richard T. Rodriguez, University of California, Riverside

Deadline for Submissions: August 1st, 2018


Vampire Studies (2019 PCA/ACA National Conference)

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 9:27am
Lisa Nevarez and U. Melissa Anyiwo/Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

The co-chairs of the PCA/ACA Vampire Studies area are soliciting papers, presentations, panels and roundtable discussions which cover any aspect of the Vampire for the Annual National Joint Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference to be held in Washington, DC from April 17-20, 2019. We are particularly interested in papers, presentations, and panels that cover:

● The vampire on television (i.e. The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, The Strain)

● Recent vampire films, such as Byzantium, Only Lovers Left Alive, What We Do in the Shadows, and A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

Call for Proposals - The Oxford Handbook of Children's Film

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 9:51am
Noel Brown (Liverpool Hope University)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Calls for Proposals: The Oxford Handbook of Children’s Film

Edited by Noel Brown (Liverpool Hope University, UK)


  • Abstracts (300–400 words): 31 July 2018
  • First Drafts (8,000 to 10,000 words): 31 May 2019

I am seeking proposals for chapters for possible inclusion in the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Children’s Film, under contract with Oxford University Press. Oxford Handbooks are intended to offer authoritative and up-to-date surveys of original research in a particular subject area, with essays giving critical examinations of the progress and direction of debates, as well as a foundation for future research.