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Reminder:“The City Plays Itself: cinema and the city”

updated: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:51am
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

The City Plays Itself: cinema and the city”

Guest edited special issue of The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies

Vol. 5 Issue 2 (June, 2018)

José Duarte, School of Arts and Humanities – Universidade de Lisboa/ULICES/FCT & Luís Urbano, School of Architecture – Porto University/CEAU

 

CFP Nonfictional Comics and Graphic Novels from the German-Speaking World (GSA, September 27-30, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA)

updated: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:50am
Julia Ludewig (Allegheny College)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Similar to narratives of the traditional, purely verbal format, topics of comics and graphic novels can range from purely fictional stories to accounts that make extensive truth claims. Graphic memoirs are probably the most discussed genre on the non-fictional–or at least not exclusively fictional–end of this spectrum. In fact, when we think of Spiegelman’s Maus which is often hailed as one of the first graphic novels, non-fictionality or semi-fictionality is central to this increasingly popular format.

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND EMOTIONS: 7th International Conference on Language and Literary Studies

updated: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:50am
Alfa BK University (Belgrade, Serbia)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa BK University in Belgrade) is glad to announce its Seventh International Conference on Language and Literary Studies, which will be held on 18–19 May 2018.

For the seventh issue of our annual conference, we hope to gather academics and professionals whose research focuses on and contributes to the conference topic:  

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND EMOTIONS

WiG 2018: Feminist Pop Cultures & Pop Culture Feminisms: Performance, Circulation, Reception

updated: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 11:50am
Coalition of Women in German
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

In honor of the 2018 conference guest, Reyhan Şahin, PhD (aka Lady Bitch Ray), this panel welcomes papers that analyze and theorize intersectional feminism and feminist activism in popular culture in any medium within the German-speaking world and beyond. The panel will address new theories and analyze practices and performances within the rapidly changing contemporary political landscape. Possible questions include:

• How do performers/activists/theorists engage with self-staging, particularly regarding race/ethnicity, nationality/citizenship status, religious identity, gender identity, sexual orientation, queerness, and ability?

UPDATE: The Velvet Light Trap Issue 83 - Politics of Space and Place

updated: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:10pm
The Velvet Light Trap
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Velvet Light Trap Issue 83 - Politics of Space and Place

At the outset of Space and Place: The Perspective of Experience, Yi-Fu Tuan observes, "Space and place are basic components of the lived world; we take them for granted. When we think about them, however, they may assume unexpected meanings and raise questions we have not thought to ask." Power relations are often negotiated through space and embedded in place, and these dynamics resonate through and within media. As such, media studies stands to offer an important contribution to the critical study of space and place, just as this important area of study may help us to reorient and reimagine foundational premises and concerns within our field.

CFP: EL "SER" ECUATORIANO

updated: 
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 3:56pm
Asociación de Ecuatorianistas (Estudios de Literatura, Lengua y Cultura)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018

ConvocatoriaLa Asociación de Ecuatorianistas (Estudios de Literatura, Lengua y Cultura), la Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil, y la Casa del Cultura del Ecuador, núcleo del Guayas convocan a los interesados a participar en el próximo congreso que tendrá lugar del 17-20 de julio del 2018

Tema:
EL "SER" ECUATORIANO

Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies Issue #17

updated: 
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 9:12am
Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 5, 2018

The editors of The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies are now soliciting article and review submissions for Issue #17, due to be published in Autumn 2018. 

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies (ISSN 2009-0374) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, open-access, electronic publication dedicated to the study of gothic and horror literature, film, new media, and television.

We are currently seeking submissions of articles and reviews that deal with any aspect of gothic and horror studies, including (but not limited to) literature, film, television, theatre, art and architecture, music, and new media. Please note that we cannot include pictures or sound files with articles or reviews.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Fan Studies Network 2018 Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 9:07am
Fan Studies Network
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 2, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: Fan Studies Network 2018 Conference

Fan Studies Network 2018 Conference
29th & 30th June 2018
School of Journalism, Media & Cultural Studies (JOMEC), Cardiff University, UK

 

Keynote Speakers:

Dr Mark Duffett, Reader, University of Chester, UK
Professor C. Lee Harrington, Miami University, USA 

 

"Good God, but Life Could Be Less Than Easy": George Saunders and the Fiction of Radical Humanism

updated: 
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 9:12am
Loyola University Chicago - Hank Center for Catholic Intellectual Heritage
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 22, 2017

Loyola University Chicago is seeking abstract proposals for a day-long event to be held March 1, 2018, featuring critically-acclaimed fiction author George Saunders. In light of the upcoming softcover version of Lincoln in the Bardo (winner of the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction) and the recent release of George Saunders: Critical Essays (Palgrave, 2017), Loyola’s Hank Center, in collaboration with other university communities, seeks to explore, interrogate, and celebrate Saunders’s work.

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