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Journal of Dracula Studies Special Issue: Witches

updated: 
Friday, July 5, 2019 - 1:30pm
Anne DeLong/Transylvanian Society of Dracula
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

The Journal of Dracula Studies is accepting submissions of manuscripts of scholarly articles (4000-6000 words) for a 2020 Special Issue focusing on witches and witchcraft. Papers may examine the figure of the witch and/or the practice of witchcraft in literature, film, folklore, and popular culture. Submissions are due by January 1, 2020. Possible topics include the following:

witches, wizards, warlocks, cunning folk

magic and magical practices

hexing and spell casting

witches throughout history

witch hunts and witch trials

witchcraft and feminism

witchcraft and New Age spirituality

witchcraft and political activism

witchcraft and spiritualism: seances, spirit communication

Social Media and the (Dis)connected Subject (NeMLA 2020, Boston)

updated: 
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 9:34am
Social Media and the (Dis)connected Subject / NeMLA 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

In a recent investigation replicating findings in many Western nations, Canada’s Globe and Mail analyzed a trove of social media messages to reveal “a movement, energized by the rise of white ethnonationalism in the United States, that aims to upend a decades-old multicultural consensus in this country.”

Journal of Anime and Manga Studies Inaugural Issue

updated: 
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 1:21pm
The Journal of Anime and Manga Studies (JAMS)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019

Inaugural Issue to be Published in Early 2020

The Journal of Anime and Manga Studies (JAMS) is excited to announce a CFP for its inaugural issue! JAMS is an open-access journal dedicated to providing an ethical, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary space for academics, students, and independent researchers examining the field of anime, manga, cosplay, and fandom studies to share their research with others. JAMS is peer reviewed by scholars with experience in anime and manga studies.

Does the Matter of Britain (Still) Matter?: Reflections on the State of Arthurian Studies Today (A Roundtable) (NeMLA 2020)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 1:33pm
Michael Torregrossa / Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Matter of Britain
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Call for Papers for Does the Matter of Britain (Still) Matter?: Reflections on the State of Arthurian Studies Today (A Roundtable)

51st Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association

Boston Marriott Copley Place, in Boston, Massachusetts, from 5-8 March 2020

Paper abstracts are due by 30 September 2019

Session organized by Michael A. Torregrossa, The Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Matter of Britain

 

Afterlives of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court (NeMLA 2020)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 1:34pm
Michael Torregrossa / Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Matter of Britain
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Call for Papers for Afterlives of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

51st Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association

Boston Marriott Copley Place, in Boston, Massachusetts, from 5-8 March 2020

Paper abstracts are due by 30 September 2019

Session organized by Michael A. Torregrossa, The Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Matter of Britain

GCWG 2020 Conference

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 12:17pm
Global Conference on Women and Gender
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Christopher Newport University’s College of Arts and Humanities

seeks abstracts for the forthcoming 

 

Global Conference on Women and Gender

to be held at CNU, March 19-21, 2020

 

We are pleased to announce that the theme for this year’s conference is: 

Gender, Politics, and Everyday Life: Power, Resistance and Representation 

“Mining Memories: New explorations in cinema, memory and the past”

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 12:25pm
Film and Screen Media, University College Cork
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 23, 2019

Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media, in association with the Irish Audiences Research Network, announces a one-day international symposium on the subject of cinema and memory, which will take place at University College Cork on Friday November 22, 2019

 

We are delighted to welcome Professor Annette Kuhn, Emeritus Professor in Film Studies, Queen Mary, University of London, as our Keynote speaker.

 

Drawing the Human: Law, Comics, Justice

updated: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 12:31pm
University of the Sunshine Coast
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019

Hosted by the USC School of Law and Criminology
University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

Drawing the Human: Law, Comics, Justice, seeks to examine the role of comics, graphic novels and graphic art in constituting as well as critiquing law, rights and justice as they relate to and extend beyond the human.

CFP: Cine-feminisms and the Academy Symposium

updated: 
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 9:20am
Jessica Ford/ University of Newcastle, Australia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 13, 2019

CFP: Cine-feminisms and the Academy Symposium

UNSW Sydney, 12-13th December 2019

 

The contemporary media landscape is shaped by increasing precarity and awareness of gendered issues. The global screen industry is grappling with the cultural and industrial shifts precipitated by the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements. For some, the Harvey Weinstein revelations and subsequent scandal resulted in a re-evaluation of the gendered operation of Hollywood. The industry has responded on the red carpet, through the media and in film festival juries. What role do – and can – forms of film feminisms (or cine-feminism) play within this context?

 

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