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“Field of Dreams”: The Popular Culture of Sports

updated: 
Monday, April 15, 2024 - 7:04pm
PopCRN - the Popular Culture Research Network
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

“Field of Dreams”: The Popular Culture of Sports

PopCRN (the Popular Culture Network) is celebrating the games of the XXXIII Olympiad in Paris with a free online conference exploring of the wide world of sports. The conference will be held on Thursday 25th-Friday 26th July 2024.

“Climate Emergency: When Popular Cultures Cry Ecological Awakening.”

updated: 
Monday, April 15, 2024 - 2:44am
Popular Culture Association of France
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 27, 2024

 

 

Call for Papers

PCAoF[1] International Conference

October 9 - 11, 2024

University of La Rochelle

 

“Climate Emergency:

When Popular Cultures Cry Ecological Awakening.”

 

Book series VILLAINS AND CREATURES

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2024 - 9:39am
Lexington Books
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2024

TRANSMEDIA VILLAINS AND CREATURES

 

This new series by Lexington Books aims to cover the fascinating subject of villains and threatening creatures through an interdisciplinary perspective represented by fields as different as literary, film, religious, gender and art studies as much as philosophy and sociological and ecocritical approaches. Each volume will focus on a single figure (or group of figures) and examine it in its multiple incarnations, from their origins in myth, folklore and history as well as in a literary text, to their various adaptations in different media, including comics, graphic novels, cinema, TV, exhibitions, the visual arts, merchandise, fandom and tourist attractions.

 

Fan Studies Network North America Conference 2024 (virtual)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2024 - 9:37am
Fan Studies Network North America (FSNNA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 4, 2024

FSNNA24 Call for ParticipationFan Studies Network North America Conference 2024 (virtual)October 17-20, 2024

*taps microphone*

Coming this October!

The greatest fan studies event of this year, or any other.

An academic event of such magnitude, its like will never be seen again.

Four days of research … discussion … and community building!

Hold onto your webcams and get ready for…

FSNNA PRESENTS:
THE MONSTERS OF FAN STUDIES
WORLD TOUR ’24

Submissions for the 2024 FSNNA Conference

PAMLA conference 2024: Translating Asia

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2024 - 9:32am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Building on the conference theme “Translation in Action,” this panel invites discussion on how Asia is represented and “translated” in modern and contemporary literature, literary criticism, and popular media, including, but not limited to, film, video games, visual novels, music, and fashion. Panelists are encouraged to engage with the following questions:

1. How is Asia and Asian-ness aesthetically and ideologically represented and “translated” by non-Asian authors and producers, e.g., Historia universal de la infamia (1935) by Jorge Luis Borges, La Chinoise (1967) by Jean-Luc Godard, Memoirs of a Geisha (2005) by Rob Marshall, and Civilization VI (2016) by Sid Meister and Firaxis Games?

Seeing the Unseen, Unseeing the Seen

updated: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2024 - 8:43am
Association of Adaptation Studies/South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

“Seen and Unseen,” the theme of SAMLA 96, which will meet from 15 through 17 November in Jacksonville, Florida, focuses on the tasks of discovering, uncovering, and recovering material that may have escaped earlier notice. The study of adaptation sharpens this duality further. Cinematic and theatrical adaptations famously present visuals that audiences for literary texts have previously had to visualize for themselves. Adaptations that censor the texts they adapt seek to replace old ways of seeing with new by concealing matters they think better unseen. Reparative adaptations seek to heal cultural traumas by shining new light on old assumptions about power and status.

Extended and Revised Call for Chapters on FX Channel Original TV Series Edited Collection

updated: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2024 - 6:06pm
David Pierson - University of Southern Maine & Brian Faucette (USA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

The FX Reader

Extended and revised call for chapters on select FX Channel original TV series are sought for an edited book collection.  In a similar vein as The Essential HBO Reader (2008), this scholarly collection will serve as a valuable resource for TV scholars and educators on FX’s history and its most critically acclaimed, noteworthy series.

Each chapter is expected to focus on each series’ creation and production history, its overall aesthetics and key performances, core themes, its association with genre conventions, and relevance to the FX Channel.  We still need chapter proposals on the following series:

Call for proposals: Board Game Academics 2024 conference and journal

updated: 
Sunday, April 7, 2024 - 10:53am
Board Game Academics
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 22, 2024

UPDATE: The deadline for abstract submissions has been extended to 4/22/2024.
ATTN: If you submitted a CFP before April 7, due to a technical issue, please resubmit for consideration by 4/22.

Board Game Academics (BGA) is a journal and conference dedicated to the exploration of critical issues within the distinct yet overlapping communities of tabletop board and role-playing games.

We're now accepting proposals for our 2024 conference and 2025 journal through April 15, 2024. See below for details, or visit our website to learn more: https://boardgameacademics.com/submissions/

The circulation of the Italian cinema in United States between 1945 and 1975. Distribution, reception, impact

updated: 
Friday, April 5, 2024 - 9:26am
Journal of Italian Cinema & Media Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

Journal of Italian Cinema & Media Studies

Call for Papers for a Special Issue

The circulation of the Italian cinema in United States between 1945 and 1975.

Distribution, reception, impact

 

Guest-editors:

Federico di Chio, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and Università degli Studi di Bologna

Marina Nicoli, Bocconi University

 

“Health” in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Cultures

updated: 
Friday, April 5, 2024 - 9:26am
Midwest Modern Langauge Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 25, 2024

 

Children’s Literature and Young Adult Literature Permanent Sections

Session Coordinator: Dr. Amberyl Malkovich 

Dept. of English, Concord University

amalkovich@concord.edu

 

“Health” in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Cultures

 

Political Speeches in Film

updated: 
Friday, April 5, 2024 - 9:26am
Université de Lorraine
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2024

Dear colleagues, 

Please find below the links to the call for papers of the international conference "Political Speeches in Film" which will take place at the Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France on March 17, 18, 2025. You can also download the CFP (in both English and French) here : 

https://idea.univ-lorraine.fr/sites/default/files/2024-04/CFP%20-%20Political%20Speeches%20in%20Film%20-%20EN-1_0.pdf (English version) 

Adaptations Area: Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

updated: 
Friday, April 5, 2024 - 9:24am
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference: Adaptations Area

Friday-Sunday, 4-6 October 2024

DePaul University—Loop Campus, Chicago, IL

Address: DePaul Center, 1 E. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60604 Phone: (312) 362-8000

Taylor Swift & Swiftie Studies Area - SWPACA Summer Salon

updated: 
Tuesday, April 2, 2024 - 11:48am
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

 Call for Papers

  Taylor Swift & Swiftie Studies

 

 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

 

Feminisms in the 21st-Century Science Fiction Novel; PAMLA (Nov. 7-10, 2024)

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 4:43pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

The 121st annual conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) will be held from Thursday, November 7, to Sunday, November 10, 2024, at the Margaritaville Resort, Palm Springs, California.

Feminisms in the 21st-Century Science Fiction Novel:

Class and Capitalism in Literature, Film, and Culture

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:53pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Location: Palm Springs, California

Conference date: Thursday, Nov. 7 - Sunday, Nov. 10, 2024 

Coreopsis Autumn 2024 Coreopsis Journal of Myth and Theatre Walking Another Path

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:53pm
Society for Ritual Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2024

Coreopsis Autumn 2024
Coreopsis Journal of Myth and TheatreWalking Another Path

Published September 2024

Dbanline for submissions: July 1, 2024

 Full Call: https://societyforritualarts.com/coreopsis/spring-2024-issue/call-coreop...

To contact the editors and to submit your work to Coreopsis Journal, please write to: 

“See and Be Seen:” Fashion and (In)Visibility

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:51pm
SAMLA 96 Conference - Jacksonville, FL November 15-17, 2024
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 1, 2024

In The Psychology of Clothes (1940), the psychoanalyst John Carl Flügel contends that there is a central tension in human psychology between the desire for modesty through concealment of the body and the desire for exhibitionism through decoration of the body.

‘A word after a word after a word is power’: The Hulu Adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale (2017-2024): A one-day multidisciplinary symposium.

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:50pm
Northumbria University/Newcastle Upon Tyne
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 17, 2024

We are inviting proposals for 20-minute conference papers on the Hulu Adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood’s famous 1985 dystopia. The novel was published during Ronald Reagan’s troubled presidency, which witnessed second-wave feminism, anti-pornography, pro-life and pro-legal abortion campaigns, but the first season of the adaptation was likewise released during troubled times, a few months after the controversial election of Donald Trump as the 50th President of the USA, which created an equally tense political scene. Women across the world were protesting for female and human rights, often dressed in the now iconic Handmaid’s costume.

Unreal Prisonscapes

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:48pm
SAMLA / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2024

SAMLA 96 Convention, "Seen and Unseen," will be held Friday, November 15 to Sunday, November 17, 2024 at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront in Jacksonville, FL

Unreal Prisonscapes (panel--in-person)

Generation X: Studies in Culture, Demographics and Media Representation

updated: 
Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:44pm
Thomas Pace, John Carroll University; Elwood Watson, East Tennessee State
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2030

We are soliciting manuscripts for monographs or edited collections that examine the topic of Generation X for our new series titled Generation X :  Studies in Culture, Demographics, and Media Representation.  Academics and non-academics alike from all generational backgrounds are welcomed to submit abstracts and/or completed manuscripts for review. Projects will be published by Rowman and Littlefield Publishers.

How Good Maugham Was: A Critical Reassessment - An International Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:58pm
Le Mans University, France
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 15, 2024

Conference Dates: Thursday 13 and Friday 14 March 2025

Location: Le Mans University, France (https://maps.app.goo.gl/nrrshiTddgof53vB7)

Keywords: W. Somerset Maugham, Popular, Middlebrow and High Culture, Literary Criticism, Colonialism, Travel Studies, Gender Studies, Biography, Adaptations, Translations, Cultural Transfers, Propaganda

Conference Format: In-person, but videoconference will be possible in specific cases

Conference Languages: English; French a possibility for a limited number of papers

Conference Website: https://maugham-le-mans.sciencesconf.org

 

CFP: Online Summer Conference, June 20-22 2024

updated: 
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:58pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2024

Call for Papers

Stardom & Fandom

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

*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?

 

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