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DEADLINE APPROACHING: ReFocus: The Films of David Mamet

updated: 
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 11:05am
University of Edinburgh Press
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

DEADLINE APPROACHING - 5/31/2021

Call For Papers – ReFocus: The Films of David Mamet

We are seeking abstracts of 250-500 words for essays to be included in a book-length anthology on David Mamet to appear in late 2022. We have received a number of strong proposals already, but looking for a few more to add to the volume’s lineup. The intended scope of the work is to analyze Mamet’s unique position as an artist of note in both the theatre and the cinema, as well as his very specific ideas about dramatic structure, performance style, and economical visual storytelling. It will argue, for the first time, that Mamet’s film work is an essential, but underappreciated dimension of his artistic career.

2021 Midwest PCA/ACA Annual Conference — Television Area *Deadline Extended*

updated: 
Monday, May 17, 2021 - 12:37pm
Cory Barker, Bradley University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

**Deadline extended**

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference — Television Area

Friday-Sunday, 7-10 October 2021

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Westin Minneapolis

Address: Westin Minneapolis: 88 South 6th Street, Minneapolis MN 55402 Phone: (612) 333-4006

Literary Pathways through Female Sin to Sainthood.

updated: 
Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 2:34pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association & University of Nevada Las Vegas
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

The following special session has been accepted for the 2021 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association conference being held at the University of Nevada Las Vegas November 11th through Sunday November 14, 2021. 

MAPACA: Gothic Studies

updated: 
Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 9:46am
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association: Gothic Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

The Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association is accepting proposals until July 15 for their 2021 virtual conference, Nov 10 - 13.

Inside the Anthropocene: Critical Media Literacy & the SARS-CoV2 Pandemic

updated: 
Friday, May 14, 2021 - 12:06pm
Heather Palmer and Rebecca Jones
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

 Re-post

 Inside the Anthropocene: Critical Media Literacy & the SARS-CoV2 Pandemic 

SARS-CoV2 has created a global health emergency with real human cost that has also manifested as a media spectacle. This special issue will focus on the ways many different media platforms work as a kind of cultural pedagogy, a pedagogy that depends on the replication and distribution of certain forms of biopolitical power. 

Call For Papers: Working Class Culture | Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association Conference (MAPACA)

updated: 
Friday, May 14, 2021 - 12:05pm
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

Working Class Culture
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association Annual Conference

November 10-13, 2021

A Virtual Conference

Working Class Culture
Area chair: Dr. Greg Bruno (Kingsborough Community College, City University of New York)

Working Class Culture welcomes papers/presentations that examine representations of the working class or labor in all areas of culture, including but not limited to art, literature, film, and the media. Research, critical, theoretical, or interdisciplinary approaches are equally encouraged.
 

Variations of the Metaphysical Detective Story in the French and Francophone World

updated: 
Friday, May 14, 2021 - 11:53am
Dr. Iziar de Miguel, City University of New York & Antoine Dechêne, Haute Ecole de la Province de Liège
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

CFP: Variations of the Metaphysical Detective Story in the French and Francophone World

A CUNY Manifold Ebook edited by Iziar de Miguel and Antoine Dechêne

 

Project description:

 

Fans, Fandoms, and Celebrity Studies for NEPCA 2021

updated: 
Friday, May 14, 2021 - 11:53am
Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 1, 2021

The Fan, Fandoms, and Celebrity Studies area encourages submissions that focus on interrogating the ideas and the ideals of fans and fandoms, and why we idolize celebrities. We welcome submissions from all theoretical and philosophical perspectives. We are open to submissions in any area of fan and celebrity studies including but not limited to:

International Conference on Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:29pm
GlobalKS
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 11, 2021

the International Conference on Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts. Taking place on 25 – 27 June 2021 in Vienna, Austria, ICSHA aims to contribute to the future of social sciences and humanities and arts 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 conference 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.

Science and Technology in Popular Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:28pm
Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 1, 2021

The Science and Technology area of NEPCA encourages proposals for presentations that explore the relation of science and technology (broadly defined) to popular culture and to American culture. We are particularly interested in putting science, technology, culture, and the humanities in conversation with one another. How are science and technology represented in popular culture? How do we use popular culture to understand science and technology? And how do we use science and technology to understand narratives, art, and culture? What do we gain, what do we risk by approaching science and technology from the lens of the humanities, the humanities from the lens of science, by putting these disciplines in conversation with each other? 

Beyond the White House: The First Lady in Film, Fiction, and Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:28pm
Dr. Sarah Trott & Dr. Anne-Marie Evans / York St. John University (UK)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 16, 2021

Call For Papers

Beyond the White House: The First Lady in Film, Fiction, and Culture.

This edited collection seeks to explore the representation of the First Lady in a range of different texts and media. The collection aims to examine the President’s wife in a purely cultural context by investigating the ways in which she has been represented, embodied, characterised and commemorated in film, fiction, memoir, photography and portraiture, television, theatre, education, museum studies, fashion, and social media.

Novels, Then and Now Area of Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:53am
MAPACA (Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Novels, Then and Now invites papers on all novel genres, authors, time periods, cultures, and settings. Consider it a safety net for novels that don’t fit neatly into a specific genre or that cross genres. For example, consider the many sub-genres of Romance with a capital “R”—western, thriller, paranormal, religious, romance (with a small “r”), detective, urban fantasy, etc. From Pearl S. Buck to Lee Child, from Laurie King to Tony Hillerman, from Julia Spencer-Fleming to Emilie Richards—all are welcome. Topics for the 2021 virtual conference could include, but are not limited to:

MMLA Milwaukee 2021 Roundtable: Fantastic Viruses

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:53am
Joseph Donica, Noah Jampol, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 14, 2021

We seek submissions for an MMLA session on "fantastic viruses" for the November 2021 Milwaukee conference. 

Topics can include but are not limited to:

Viruses in sf and fantasy lit and film​Collectivities of the infected, uninfected, or vaccinated  Please send 300-500 word proposals to the email addresses below by May 14. We apologize for the quick turnaround, but proposals are due to MMLA by May 20.  joseph.donica@bcc.cuny.edu noah.jampol@bcc.cuny.edu

Two-day Virtual Young Graduate Meet on 'Social Geographies of Food'

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:52am
School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Mandi
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 10, 2021

Food and food practices constitute a significant part of national identity. People derive their sense of belonging through food cultures, which embody the memories of community and group membership. Eating Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Food posits cooking as an act that “performs cultural memory” (Doring, Heide & Muhleisen 2003) and reinforces communal relationships. While the Covid-19 pandemic that began in 2020 forced everyone to practice social distancing, shutting all social gatherings and communal activities. Food is one of the few things, which nevertheless aided in the continuance of social interaction.

SAMLA 93: Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Poetry and Prose

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:52am
SAMLA 93
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

The nation’s first-ever Youth Poet Laureate, Amanda Gorman, spoke at the recent Inauguration and addressed the nation through her reading of “The Hill We Climb.” Her work exemplifies the necessity of poetry and prose to continue progress in areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The title of her poem attests to the need for progress as a global community, highlighting both transformation and collective involvement.  

Call for Papers: Forms of Aging

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:51am
Jacob Jewusiak / Newcastle University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Forms of Aging

 

Call for Responses: Comics and Medieval Studies Survey (7/1/2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:51am
Michael A. Torregrossa / Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021

Call for Responses: Comics and Medieval Studies Survey

The Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture--in an attempt to further our outreach efforts--seeks to gather some information on experiences with the comics medium and uses of that material by teachers and/or scholars of Medieval Studies.

If you're willing to share, please complete the survey at https://tinyurl.com/Medieval-Comics-Survey no later than 1 July 2021.

Call for Proposals: Edited volume on Star Trek and Star Wars

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:19am
Emily Strand and Amy H. Sturgis for Vernon Press
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 2, 2021

Call for Abstracts

Edited volume on Star Trek and Star Wars

Edited by Emily Strand, MA and Amy H. Sturgis, PhD

Vernon Press 

Extended Deadline: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: Children's Literature (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 5:03am
Craig Svonkin, Metropolitan State University of Denver
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Session: British Literature and Culture: To 1700

Contacts: Craig Svonkin, Metropolitan State University of Denver (director@pamla.org)

Identify: Global Perspectives on Identity Constructs, Value, and Intersectionality

updated: 
Monday, May 3, 2021 - 6:38pm
University of Charleston - School of Business and Leadership
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Abstracts and articles are invited for inclusion in chapter form for an academic book, to be published with the title Identify: Global Perspectives on Identity Constructs, Value, and Intersectionality.

Please visit https://app.oxfordabstracts.com/stages/2849/submitter to log in or sign up for access to Oxford Abstracts, where you can submit.

Journal of Dracula Studies [DEADLINE EXTENDED to 6/1/21]

updated: 
Sunday, May 2, 2021 - 12:10pm
Anne DeLong/Curt Herr/ Transylvanian Society of Dracula
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

We invite manuscripts of scholarly articles (4000-6000 words) on any of the following: Bram Stoker, the novel Dracula, the historical Dracula, the vampire in folklore, fiction, film, popular culture, and related topics.
Submissions should be sent electronically (as an e-mail attachment in .doc or .rtf). Please indicate the title of your submission in the subject line of your e-mail.
Please follow MLA style.
Contributors are responsible for obtaining any necessary permissions and ensuring observance of copyright.
Manuscripts will be peer-reviewed independently by at least two scholars in the field.
Copyright for published articles remains with the author.

Approaches to Teaching Sherlock Holmes Stories

updated: 
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 10:38am
Tom Ue / Dalhousie University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Proposals are invited for the upcoming MLA Approaches to Teaching Sherlock Holmes Stories collection. Please begin by completing this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MTQR2GQ?fbclid=IwAR2_Q5rvbGoDB3KhujouMNDwPPW_2XpRK-mzvlBYIS5SCxyd1hea8YlLfko. This survey is designed to gather information about the methods and materials used by instructors when teaching Arthur Conan Doyle’s novels and short stories about Sherlock Holmes or later adaptations that feature the character.

Mythcon 51: A Virtual "Halfling" MYthcon

updated: 
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 10:38am
Mythopoeic Society of America
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

Call for Papers

Papers of the traditional Mythopoeic variety are still welcome, though we are looking forward to trying out a new panel model that we are calling roundtable discussions (see below).

 

Time slots will be different for this online conference.

●      Individual long papers will still have hour-long time slots but are now encouraged to present for no more than 30 minutes, leaving 15 minutes for discussion with a 15 minute break.

●      Individual short papers should be about 15 minutes for the paper presentation and 10 minutes for discussion. 

Saving the Day for Robin Hood Studies: Perspectives and Reflections on Comics Adapted from the Matter of the Greenwood (Roundtable) (10/11/21; IARHS virtual 12/3-5/21)

updated: 
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 10:36am
Michael A. Torregrossa / Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture.
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 11, 2021

Saving the Day for Robin Hood Studies: Perspectives and Reflections on Comics Adapted from the Matter of the Greenwood (Roundtable)

Sponsored by The Medieval Comics Project, an outreach effort of the Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture.

For Global Outlaws: The Biennial Conference of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies

Tentative Date: 3-5 December 2021.                                          

Medium: VIRTUAL.

Deadline for Proposals: 11 October 2021.

 

Reshaping the Middle Ages in, and through, Asian Popular Culture (6/30/2021; ICoM 11/4-6-2021)

updated: 
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 10:34am
Michael Torregrossa and Carl Sell / Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture AND Maxime Danesin / Mutual Images Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Reshaping the Middle Ages in, and through, Asian Popular Culture

Sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture and the Mutual Images Research Association.

For Medievalism Today: 36th Annual International Conference on Medievalism, organized by the International Society for the Study of Medievalism and hosted by Delta College, Michigan.

Online Conference: 4-6 November 2021.

Proposals due 30 June 2021.

 

Call for journal submissions: American Golden Age Mystery & Detective Fiction

updated: 
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 10:33am
Mean Streets: A Journal of American Crime and Detective Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Call for Submissions

Third issue of Mean Streets: A Journal of American Crime and Detective Fiction

Topic: AMERICAN “GOLDEN AGE” MYSTERY AND DETECTIVE FICTION 1920-1945

 

Proposals: July 15, 2021

Final essays: December 1, 2021

 

Making Queer Comics: Foundations and Touchstones (edited collection; DEADLINE 7/1/21)

updated: 
Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 5:50pm
Janine Utell
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021

Call for Papers

Making Queer Comics: Foundations and Touchstones

 

“Making Queer Comics: Foundations and Touchstones” is a proposed volume in the series Critical Approaches to Comics Artists at the University Press of Mississippi (under advance contract).  This volume will survey the work of foundational figures in LGBTQ+ comics art and storytelling from the 1960s to the 1990s.

Extended Deadline: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: Comparative Media (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 7:38am
David John Boyd, Independent Scholar
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Session: Comparative Media

Contacts: David John Boyd, Independent Scholar (assistant@pamla.org)

The Politics of Food in the United States

updated: 
Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 2:59am
Alice Béja - Lille Institute of Political Science
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Food in the United States is framed by myths and stereotypes. The myth of America as a land of plenty, embodied by the “first” Thanksgiving, is far from the reality the first settlers encountered, and creates an image of harmonious relations between Native Americans and New England colonists that belies the violence of colonization. Today, the image of the “fast food nation” masks the diversity of local cuisines and the rich history of food and foodways in the US.

 

CALL FOR PAPERS GENTES, N. 8/2021

updated: 
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 11:33am
University for Foreigners of Perugia
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 30, 2021

                                                                                           GENTES

Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

SSN: 2283-5946 

url: https://bit.ly/3sPH8Fu


CALL FOR PAPERS GENTES, N. 8/2021

Abstract submission: June 15th, 2021

Deadline August 30th, 2021

 

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