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*Extended Deadline* Black Feminist Excesses

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:54pm
Proposed Working Group for MLA 2025
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Black Feminist Excesses

(MLA 2025 Proposed Working Group)

 

This working group aims to theorize excess, desire and unbridled being in Black feminist and womanist studies. How does Black feminism and womanism engage disparate, wayward, or fringe forms of identity, embodiment, materiality, affect and culture?  How can concepts like ‘indulgence’ or ‘aspiration’ be considered or troubled among current theoretical frameworks? What do you think is on the horizon for Black feminist and womanist thought in moving beyond the postfeminist moment?

 

Call for Papers: Punk Scholars Network USA and Canada 2nd Annual Conference

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:51pm
Punk Scholars Network USA and Canada
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 13, 2024

Dates: August 6 & 7, 2024

Location: Chicago at DePaul University (Lincoln Park Campus)

Theme: Punk Aesthetics, Community, Culture, and Politics

Following the success of our first in-person conference in August 2023, we are excited to announce our second in-person conference sponsored by PSN Canada and PSN USA.

Anime Expo Symposium - JAMS@AX24

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:48pm
Anime Expo/Journal of Anime and Manga Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2024

JAMS@AX24

Want to present your work at the one-and-only Anime Expo? The Journal of Anime and Manga Studies (JAMS) and Anime Expo have once-again teamed up to give you the JAMS@AX24 academic symposium, July 4 - July 7 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This symposium presents an incredible opportunity to connect fans of all ages directly to scholars researching and writing about the medium we all love. 

Barbie, Feminism, and Learning through Media

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:48pm
Popular Culture Consitutency Group @ NWSA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 29, 2024

Pop Culture Constituency Group

National Women’s Studies Association

 

Inspired by the NWSA’s 2024 conference theme of “(Re)thinking Feminist Movements”, the Popular Culture Constituency Group is proposing the following panel for the 2024 Conference. We invite paper submissions from members and non-members of our group, and we look forward to meeting in Detroit.

 

Race & Ethnicity in Popular Culture

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:47pm
Northeast Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) 2024 Hybrid Conference

 

Call for Papers: Race and Ethnicity in Popular Culture
Current Chair: Indya Jackson, Ramapo College of New Jersey, ijackso2@ramapo.edu

Dates: Thursday, October 3, 2024 - Saturday, October 5, 2024. 

Location: Nichols College in Dudley, MA and Online*

 

Esotericism, Occultism, and Magic at ONLINE VIRTUAL Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Summer Salon, June 20-22, 2024

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:46pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

Call for Papers

ESOTERICISM, OCCULTISM, and MAGIC

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

2024 SWPACA Summer Salon

June 20-22, 2024

Virtual Conference

https://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions open on March 25, 2024

Proposal submission deadline: April 15, 2024 

‘Genre and Nation: British and Australian cinema, 1960 – now’ Conference

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:46pm
Robert Shail/ Leeds Beckett University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

‘Genre and Nation: British and Australian cinema, 1960 – now’ Conference

5-7 September 2024

 

Leeds School of Arts, Leeds Beckett University, UK

 

 

Despite the brutal, colonial origins of Australian settlement, and the ongoing consequences for Indigenous people, an enduring connection between Britain and Australia remains. As Rolfe (2022) argues, until the 1960s, Australians incorporated a dual identity as both Australians and Britons, and although American influence has grown since then– the British/Australian relationship persists and has been widely explored in screen media.

 

Philophantast: A Speculative Fiction and Philosophy Conference

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:44pm
University of Glasgow, Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 19, 2024

Philophantast: A Speculative Fiction and Philosophy Conference CFP

 

A free hybrid conference for postgraduate students and early career researchers to be held June 05 and 06 2024 at the University of Glasgow, supported by Glasgow’s Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic.

 

Deadline for Submissions: April 19 2024

 

Contact Email: philophantast@gmail.com

 

Call for Papers:

Out of the Box: Rethinking Southeast Asia through Comics (MLA 2025)

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:31pm
Weihsin Gui
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 21, 2024

“Out of the Box: Rethinking Southeast Asia through Comics” (MLA 2025)

 

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 21 2024

 

 

We invite paper proposals for a non-guaranteed session organized by the Southeast Asian and Southeast Asian Diasporic Forum for the January 2025 Modern Language Association conference in New Orleans. We seek papers about comics and graphic narratives by authors from Southeast Asia and its diasporas. Given Southeast Asia’s linguistic diversity, we welcome papers about comics in languages other than English.

 

2024 Southwest Popular/American Culture Virtual Summer Salon

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:31pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

Call for Papers

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

2024 SWPACA Summer Salon

 

June 20-22, 2024

Virtual Conference

https://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions open on March 25, 2024

Proposal submission deadline: April 15, 2024

 

MLA 2025 Guaranteed Session: Making Climate Change Issues Visible in East European Culture, Media and Politics

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:05pm
Romanian Studies Association of America/MLA 2025
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Making Climate Change Issues Visible in East European Culture, Media and Politics

Responses to climate change, ecosystem destruction, deforestation, pollution, urban and rural ecological movements and environmental policies in ROmanian and Eastern Europe. 

- literature

- film

-popular culture

- social media

Submit 250 word proposal to opopescusa@usi.edu

Call for Additional Chapters--Reiterating Urbanisms: Staging the City in Literature and Media from the Global South

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:05pm
Subashish Bhattacharjee and Indrajit Mukherjee
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

We are seeking additional chapters for our volume. Proposals for chapters discussing cities of Southeast Asia and Latin America are invited. Proposals for essays within 500 words and a short bio are to be submitted by April 30, 2024, with complete articles within 8,000 words (excluding works cited and endnotes), expected by June 15, 2024. We are using the MLA Handbook 8th Edition in this book. Submissions of abstracts, completed essays, and queries will be directed to citiesglobalsouth@gmail.com. For details regarding the scope of the volume, please refer to the original CFP below.

 

Original CFP below:

MLA 2025 -- Comedy and Horror

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:04pm
MS Screen Arts and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

This guaranteed panel (in-person at the Modern Language Association in New Orleans, Louisiana; January 9-12, 2025) will explore the intersections and overlaps of comedy and horror and the potential power to be derived from disrupting the comedic mode. Please submit abstracts through Friday, March 15 to dmorgan@scu.edu. This panel is sponsored by the Screen Arts and Culture Committee.

 

Abstract word count: 250 words

Deadline for submissions: Friday, 15 March 2024

Politics, Civic Life, and Pop Culture – NEPCA Hybrid Fall Conference 2024

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 7:48pm
Northeast Popular and American Culture Association (NEPCA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

The Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) Politics, Civic Life, and Pop Culture Area invites submissions for NEPCA’s annual conference to be held online October 3 – 5, 2024, and in person at Nichols College, MA. Virtual sessions will take place on Thursday evening and Friday morning via Zoom. In-person sessions will take place on Friday evening and Saturday morning with broadcast via Zoom.

We encourage panel proposals as well as individual submissions.

Papers are generally 15-20 minutes in length. We also encourage works in progress, and informal presentations. 

Critical Essays on Horror Vestron Films

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 7:27pm
Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2024

Critical Essays on Horror Vestron Films

 

Edited by

Matthew Edwards

Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns

 

Neurodiverse Narratives in the 21st Century

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 7:26pm
Rachel Milne and Shelby Judge
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

Dear colleagues,

 

Please see the below CfP for the edited collection:

 

Neurodiverse Narratives in the 21st Century

Rachel Milne and Shelby Judge (eds.)

SPRING 2024 CALL FOR PAPERS: The Curse

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 7:25pm
Mychal Reiff-Shanks/In Media Res
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2024

SPRING 2024 CALL FOR PAPERS: The Curse

Theme week coordinator: Mychal Reiff-Shanks (Georgia State University)

Nathan Fielder and Benny Safdie's fiction television show The Curse (Showtime, 2024) is a vibrant text for only one season. The show follows Whitney and Asher Siegel as they begin filming their first season of an HGTV show. The show takes a surreal and fantastical approach to reality television issues, race, gender dynamics, and gentrification. In Media Res is looking for thought-provoking short pieces about The Curse.

Possible topics could include but are not limited to:

American Fiction--Upending Race in Fiction and Film: BOOK

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 7:24pm
Kennesaw State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 12, 2024

Structurally, the book will be divided into themes that correspond to the most relevant aspects of the movie and the flexibility of our contributions. Following a “mixtape” model, this edited collection may present sections on episodes, keywords, geography, and intertextuality. Potential contributors are invited to consider their distinct vantage point on American Fiction  in a granular (episodic) or holistic (style) approach. Our model is supported by other book-length projects on television series highlighting that our interdisciplinary approach is valuable. 

 

“Roe v. Wade to La marea verde in Speculative Fiction” (NWSA, Nov 14-17, 2024, Detroit MI)

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 4:58pm
2024 National Women's Studies Annual Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2024

We invite abstracts for a proposed panel session for the upcoming National Women’s Studies Annual Conference, taking place in Detroit, MI, November 14-17, 2024. Following the theme, “The Journey Not Only the Arrival, Critical Connections Not Only Critical Mass: (Re)Thinking Feminist Movements,” we solicit submissions that consider the critical connections between reproductive justice movements in the Americas, with a specific focus on how these movements are represented in the ever-fruitful field of speculative fiction.

 

Roe v. Wade to La marea verde: Reproductive Legislation and Activism in Speculative Fiction

Dismantling FX's Atlanta: BOOK

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 2:58pm
Kennesaw State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 29, 2024

The intention of this book is to connect scholars, readers, and fans of FX’s Atlanta from inside and outside of academia. Between 2016 and 2023, Atlanta was a zeitgeist that inspired think pieces and water cooler conversations. As one example of its complexity, Atlanta often features re-imagined but true local news events that were so outrageous that audiences unaware of the original stories assumed they were fiction. We hope our book project bridges the gap between “everybody already knows this” to “why or how do we know this”? Or even more, “why don’t you know this?” There is a cultural knowledge about Atlanta that sings in the FX show – from lemon-pepper-wet wings to the parking madness of Atlantic Station –  that screams IYKYK.

EXTENDED DEADLINE (3/23/24) - Nabokov and Musicality - MLA 2025 (New Orleans)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2024 - 10:02am
International Vladimir Nabokov Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024

CALL FOR PAPERS – MLA 2025 – New Orleans 

 

The International Vladimir Nabokov Society seeks paper proposals for presentations on the following theme for the Modern Language Association’s Annual Convention (January 9-12, 2025, New Orleans, LA):  

 

Nabokov and Musicality 

CFP: Circus Historical Society 2024 Convention in Atlanta, Georgia

updated: 
Saturday, March 16, 2024 - 11:20am
Circus Historical Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

The Circus Historical Society invites proposals from scholars of all levels for presentations on any subject related to circus history for Convention 2024 in Atlanta, Georgia, August 4-7. Papers/presentations by a single speaker should be limited to 25 minutes including questions. Panel/group presentations should be limited to 45 minutes including questions. All presentations must be delivered in person (no Zoom).

Submission Details

Rethinking Body in Medical Humanities

updated: 
Saturday, March 16, 2024 - 12:55am
Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024

CALL FOR PAPERS

Rethinking Body in Medical Humanities

Twentieth Anniversary Slayage Conference

updated: 
Thursday, March 14, 2024 - 1:41pm
Association for the Study of Buffy+ (ASB+)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 12, 2024

Slayage: The International Journal of Buffy+ and the Association for the Study of Buffy+ invite proposals for the twentieth anniversary  Slayage Conference—the tenth biennial (SC10). Devoted to creative works and workers of the ‘fuzzy set’ surrounding Buffy the Vampire Slayer, SC10 will be held on the campus of California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California, on 18-21 July 2024. This twentieth anniversary conference will be organized by Local Arrangements Chair Lewis Call.

*DEADLINE EXTENDED* MARCH, 24 / CFP - IPCC 2024- Beyond the Public-Private in Communication INTERDISCIPLINARY PhD COMMUNICATION CONFERENCE

updated: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2024 - 1:11pm
IPCC - INTERDISCIPLINARY PhD COMMUNICATION CONFERENCE
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 24, 2024

Digital platforms’ ubiquity and pervasive nature have ignited discussions around the boundaries between what is considered private and what is rendered public. Cohen’s (2012) exploration of privacy in the digital age highlights how technological advancements challenge the conventional norms we attribute to personal space and information. Privacy also seems to be a buzzword of any privately deployed enterprise built upon collecting and distributing personal information (Strauß & Nentwich, 2013). While traditional conceptualisations of privacy and its value consider personal information as something to protect or own while focusing on how information is handled, recent accounts take ontological and contextual perspectives (Solove, 2008; Marmor, 2015).

SAMLA Conference: Closeted & Uncloseted: Narrating Queer Spaces and Identities

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 - 3:52pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2024

Closeted & Uncloseted: Narrating Queer Spaces and Identities

This year's South Atlantic Modern Language Association conference will be held November 15-17 in Jacksonville, Florida. Please share the following Queer Studies CFP with colleagues, grad students, and others who may be interested in participating:

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