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Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster - Deadline Extended

updated: 
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 1:00pm
Shane Trayers/ SWPACA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 13, 2020

Call for Papers

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

42nd Annual Conference, Week of February 22-27, 2021

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions Open September 1, 2020

Submission Deadline: December 13, 2020

ALFRED HITCHCOCK

updated: 
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 12:28pm
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 13, 2020

For the 2021 Conference, SWPACA is going virtual! Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, we will be holding our annual conference completely online this year. We hope you will join us for exciting papers, discussions, and the experience you’ve come to expect from Southwest.

 

Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 42nd annual SWPACA conference. One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels. For a full list of subject areas, area descriptions, and Area Chairs, please visit http://southwestpca.org/conference/call-for-papers/

 

A Handbook of Indian Indie Cinema

updated: 
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 9:50am
Jayjit Sarkar and Anik Sarkar
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

A Handbook of Indian Indie Cinema

Each year, a large number of Indian Indie films are released that suffer from lack of viewership even when it comes to their target audience, not to mention critical assessments: films that are regional, experimental in nature or have fresh, timely interventions. Many among these deserve recognition, not only from general audiences and moviegoers but also from film scholars and the academia. With the onset of streaming sites and OTT platforms, some of these have made it to the limelight, although a systematic handbook that discusses many of these films is currently, absent.

Hell-Bent for Leather: Sex & Sexuality in the Weird Western, Vol. II (critical collection)

updated: 
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 9:47am
Editors: Kerry Fine, Arizona State University Michael K. Johnson, University of Maine--Farmington Rebecca M. Lush, California State University San Marcos Sara L. Spurgeon, Texas Tech University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

From Brett Harte’s forbidden 19th century interracial love stories to the homoerotics of Star Trek and other space westerns, from the gender-queer romances in China Miéville’s fantasy western Iron Council to the human-cyborg couplings of West World, from the tight pants and BDSM-inflected camp of The Wild, Wild West to the cross-dressing protagonist in Octavia Butler’s Afrofuturism western Parable of the Sower, as weird westerns weird other genre conventions they also frequently weird sex and sexuality.

Wreck and Ruin: The Car Chase on Film

updated: 
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 9:47am
Brian Brems
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

Call For Papers – Wreck and Ruin: The Car Chase on Film (Edited Collection)

 

Contact Email: bremsb@cod.edu

 

Re-issued CFP — Streaming and Screen Cultures in the Asia-Pacific (Palgrave Macmillan, 2022)

updated: 
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 9:47am
Dr Michael Samuel (Warwick) and Dr Louisa Mitchell (Independent Scholar)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

To the surprise of analyst expectations, at the end of 2019 Netflix recorded a record-high growth in subscribers and revenue outside of the United States, specifically in its Asia-Pacific region. The growth in this region is attributed to the establishment of regional offices and the commissioning of local productions, the success of which travels even further afield in the wealth of pan-Asian content making its way into Netflix’s global catalogue.

Waseda Symposium on Kimetsu no Yaiba (Demon Slayer)

updated: 
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 9:40am
Waseda University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 9, 2021

Title: “Suspensions of Concentration: Kimetsu no yaiba and Blockbuster in the Year of the Global Pandemic” 

Date and Time: 15 March 2021 (09:30–17:30 JST)

Place and Format: Online/Webinar

ArtsPraxis Volume 8, Issue 1

updated: 
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 9:38am
Jonathan P. Jones / NYU Steinhardt
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

CfP: ArtsPraxis Volume 8, Issue 1

ISSN: 1552-5236

ArtsPraxis Volume 8, Issue 1 looks to engage members of the global Educational Theatre community in dialogue around current research and practice. We welcome traditional academic research as well as narratives of practice.  This call for papers is released in concert with the publication of ArtsPraxis Volume 7, Issues 2a & 2b. The submission deadline for Volume 8, Issue 1 is January 15, 2021.

ArtsPraxis Volume 7, Issue 2a: https://sites.google.com/nyu.edu/artspraxis/2020/volume-7-issue-2a

CFP - Lawyers and the Legal System in Popular Culture

updated: 
Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:30pm
K. Dale Guffey/Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 13, 2020

EXTENDED TO DEC. 13, 2020!!

 

Call for Papers

 LAWYERS AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM IN POPULAR CULTURE

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

42nd Annual Conference, Week of February 22-27, 2021

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions Open September 1, 2020

Submission Deadline: December 13, 2020

 

EXTENSION to December 13: CFP Children's/Young Adult Culture at SWPACA

updated: 
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 7:35pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 13, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 13

Children’s/Young Adult Culture

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

Submission Deadline EXTENDED: December 13, 2020

 

42nd Annual Conference, Week of February 22-27, 2021

http://www.southwestpca.org

For the 2021 Conference, SWPACA is going virtual! Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, we will be holding our annual conference completely online this year. We hope you will join us for exciting papers, discussions, and the experience you’ve come to expect from Southwest.

SECOND DEADLINE EXTENSION! Call For Papers: Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 6:48pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 13, 2020

Call for Papers

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

Annual Conference – VIRTUAL FOR 2021!

42nd Annual Conference, Week of February 22-27, 2021

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submission Deadline NOW EXTENDED to December 13, 2020!

 

For the 2021 Conference, SWPACA is going virtual! Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, we will be holding our annual conference completely online this year. We hope you will join us for exciting papers, discussions, and the experience you’ve come to expect from Southwest.

Happiness and Culture CFP: Two Important Changes

updated: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 4:07pm
Vida Penezic/PCA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 6, 2021

 

Please note two important changes since our last announcement: 

1. Paper proposals are now due January 6, 2021. Most other dates have been adjusted accordingly. (The new dates are given at the end of the CFP.)

2. The conference will have a virtual component. 

During these COVID times, it is difficult to commit to travel plans months in advance. We hope that the possibility of a virtual participation may facilitate your decision to submit a proposal.

 

 

Call for Papers

From Memory to Marriage: The Archive, Political Agency and the Advance of LGBTQ+ Rights in America

updated: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 2:20am
University of Southern California
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 8, 2021

Call for Papers

Special Edition, The European Journal of American Studies

Title: From Memory to Marriage:
The Archive, Political Agency and the Advance of LGBTQ Rights in America

Editor, Ben Alexander, Benalexa@usc.edu

 

 

This is a reposting.  The special edition is advancing towards spring publication.  We are especially interested, however, in two areas of submission:

 

CFP - Returning to the Page: Visualising Design and Desire in Fan Magazines

updated: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 2:17am
NORMMA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 4, 2020

Returning to the Page: Visualising Design and Desire in Fan Magazines 8-13 February 2021 Keynote: Sally Stein, Professor Emerita, University of California, Irvine This conference is designed as a sequel to our 2015 event Turning the Page: Digitization, movie magazines and historical audience studies. That conference focused on the development of the study of historical fan magazines in recent decades, with a particular emphasis on the impact of increased digitization (by the Media History Digital Library, among others) on this development.

Dragons in Children’s Literature and Graphic Novels

updated: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 2:05am
St. Thomas University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 10, 2021

As the popularity of mythical creatures in films and literature grows, there is one creature that remains prominent: the dragon. Dragons have become most visible recently in the cinematic versions of The Hobbit and in George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire (Game of Thrones Series). However, there are other films, such as Dragonslayer (1981), Reign of Fire (2002), Dragonheart (1996), and the How to Train Your Dragon series (2010-2019), and numerous adult and children’s literature series that feature dragons.

'The Polish Journal of Aesthetics' - 'Bullshit Art'

updated: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 2:04am
The Polish Journal of Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Bullshit Art
Volume 63 (4/2021)
Submission deadline: June 30, 2021
Editors:Thorsten Botz-Bornstein (Gulf University for Science & Technology, Kuwait)
Adrian Mróz (The Jagiellonian University in Krakow, PL)

Bullshit Studies is a developing scholarly discipline that emerged in the late 20th century. Prominent contemporary researchers include Harry G. Frankfurt, David Graeber, Eva M. Dadlez, André Spicer, Eldar Sarajlic, Jörg Meibauer, Craig Dalton, Martin Harry Turpin, Vladimir Alexeev, and many others. We are witnessing a rise of interest in earlier concepts such as fakery, inauthenticity, Deepities (as defined by Daniel Dennett), fake news, and post-truth.

Call for Book Chapters on Mythological Equines in Film

updated: 
Monday, November 30, 2020 - 7:58pm
St. Thomas University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 31, 2020

Call for Book Chapters on Mythological Equines in Film
Vernon Press invites chapter proposals on the theme: Mythological Equines in Film for an edited collection of the same name in the series Equine Creations: Imagining Horses in Literature and Film, edited by Rachel L. Carazo (Northwestern State University).

London's East End: A Short Encyclopedia

updated: 
Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 6:18pm
Kevin A. Morrison
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

Owing to a variety of reasons, a number of entries in London's East End: A Short Encyclopedia (under contract, McFarland) that were initially assigned have now become available. I am currently look for writers in a number of different categories, including people, film and literature, architecture, periodicals, major events, television, music, and art. Entries range from 50-2000 words with most following on the lower end of the spectrum. Interested individuals are urged to contact the editor for a contents list and style guide. A description of the encyclopedia appears below. Established scholars, early career researchers, and advanced graduate students—those who, in a US context, have passed their qualifying exams—are welcome.

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Community Media in the Era of Pandemics, Protests, and Post Truths - New Deadline

updated: 
Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 6:06pm
The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

This special issue of The Projector, edited by guest editor Jamie Ann Rogers, seeks submissions focused on contemporary community media as activist and aesthetic practices. In 2005, Kevin Howley described community media as “popular and strategic interventions into contemporary media culture committed to the democratization of media structures, forms, and practices.”[1] In revisiting this definition 15 years later, the holistic aim of this special issue is to interrogate shifts in various community media making environments brought about in the past decade.

Revised Call for Papers for MELUS 2021

updated: 
Friday, November 20, 2020 - 2:09pm
MELUS: The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

MELUS 2021 Virtual Conference

April 8-10, 2021

Abstracts due December 15, 2020 to MELUS2021@gmail.com

David Foster Wallace Panels at ALA 2021

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:38pm
International David Foster Wallace Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

The International David Foster Wallace Society will sponsor two panels at the 32nd annual conference of the American Literature Association in Boston on May 27-30, 2021.

We are seeking submissions related to any aspect of Wallace’s fiction or nonfiction.  Paper topics may include but are not limited to:

Call for Abstracts: Philosophy and Horror in Film, Literature and Popular Culture: Aesthetics, Politics, and Histories (Additional chapters) to be published by McFarland

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:38pm
Subashish Bhattacharjee
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 3, 2021

Call for Abstracts: Philosophy and Horror in Film, Literature and Popular Culture: Aesthetics, Politics, and Histories (extended call for abstracts) for McFarland Publishers

Edited by

Subashish Bhattacharjee (Jawaharlal Nehru University) 

and Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns (Universidad de Buenos Aires)

citeron05@yahoo.com

http://artes.filo.uba.ar/la-literatura-de-las-artes-combinadas-ii

 

Call for Chapters: Japanese Horror: New Critical Approaches to History, Narratives and Aesthetics (Additional Chapters) to be published by Rowman & Littlefield

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:38pm
Subashish Bhattacharjee
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 3, 2021

Call for Chapters: Japanese Horror: New Critical Approaches to History, Narratives and Aesthetics (Additional Chapters).

deadline for submissions: 

January, 3, 2021

full name / name of organization: 

Subashish Bhattacharjee (Jawaharlal Nehru University), Ananya Saha (Jawaharlal Nehru University) and Fernando Gabriel Pagnoni Berns (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina)

contact email: 

subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com

 

Food Matters in Literature and Culture

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:38pm
Ball State University Digital Literature Review
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

Submissions are now open for the 2020-2021 issue of the Digital Literature Review, “Food Matters in Literature and Culture.” We welcome original, engaging submissions that consider representations of food in literature, film, television, or popular culture. In particular, we are interested in scholarly essays that consider food as a vehicle for exploring issues of inequity and empowerment, including but not limited to race, gender, class, ability, sexuality, and nationality. For example, how does food function as an expression of identity, as well as a common language bridging sociocultural, political, and economic gaps?

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