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Critical Plant Studies Book Series

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2022 - 6:26pm
Douglas Vakoch / Critical Plant Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Critical Plant Studies, a book series published by Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, calls us to re-examine in fundamental ways our understanding of and engagement with plants, drawing on diverse disciplinary perspectives. A sampling of topics appropriate for this series includes but is not limited to:
• Representations of plants in literature, art, film, and popular culture
• Relationships between humans and plants
• Boundaries and distinctions between plants and animals
• Plants and the environmental crisis
• Phytosemiotics and plant communication
• Plant sensation and consciousness
• Vegetal agency

CFP: Rhetoric, Composition and Popular Culture Area of the PCA/ACA

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 12:53pm
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
2023 NATIONAL CONFERENCE

RHETORIC, COMPOSITION AND POPULAR CULTURE AREA
CALL FOR PROPOSALS: PAPERS OR PANELS

For information on the Popular Culture Association as well as complete and current conference details, see https://pcaaca.org/conference/2023

"Dealing with the Devil: The Faust Motif"

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 12:51pm
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Papers for this 2023 NEMLA Conference roundtable need not involve actual deals with the devil, though such papers are welcome. The session will explore works in which a character or multiple characters engage in an activity or agreement that puts them at risk or compromises them without their anticipating or possibly understanding the full consequences or their lack of control over them. There might be a paper on Marlowe’s version of the Faust tale; there might also be a paper on Breaking Bad. There might be papers on film noir and/or the novels that inspired the films, or The Godfather.  What drives characters to make such choices?   Is it for wealth or power or something more noble or desperate?

“That’s a Take”: The International Television Commercial as Short Film

updated: 
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - 12:00pm
Gary Rhodes, Robert Singer
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

“That’s a Take”: The International Television Commercial as Short Film is a two-day, virtual conference that engages interdisciplinary scholarship from any critical/methodological perspective examining the international television commercial production as a short film narrative. As examined in Consuming Images: Film Art and the American Television Commercial (Edinburgh University Press, 2020) which established the complex vitality of the television commercial both as a short film and as an art form, the television commercial has an aesthetic and historical dynamic linking it directly to cinematic and media cultures.

Call for Proposals: “The Geometry of Movement: Computer-Generated Imagery in Film”

updated: 
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - 11:00am
Senses of Cinema
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

For an upcoming dossier for Senses of Cinema we are currently accepting submissions on the topic of Computer-Generated Imagery in film. Within the past few decades, CGI has become a ubiquitous part of our visual world, from international blockbusters to experimental film, from car commercials to homemade YouTube videos. The dossier will investigate the histories of CGI and consider how the technology renders and shapes the contemporary.

Call for Zoom support (PhD/MA students) | Animals in the American Popular Imagination

updated: 
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - 4:18am
PopMeC & AACCP
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2022

 

Animals in the American Popular Imagination | virtual conference, September 13-16

 

We are opening a call for Zoom support, welcoming PhD/MA students to work with us as general support during the conference. We will issue a certificate for it. Support should be connected during the conference to help if any tech issue happens, possibly take care of sharing panels on Twitter depending on the distribution of tasks among support team.

If you are interested, please send us an email at popmec.animals@gmail.com attaching a document (docx / doc) with your name, affiliation, email, and ca. 200 words long bio.

Kazuo Ishiguro Special Issue (Texas Studies in Literature and Language)

updated: 
Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 5:01pm
Texas Studies in Literature and Language
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Special Issue of Texas Studies in Literature and Language (TSLL): Kazuo Ishiguro

Deadline for submissions: September 1, 2022
Full name / name of organization: Texas Studies in Literature and Language
Prospective publication: September 2023
Contact email: TSLL@austin.utexas.edu
TSLL Website: https://utpress.utexas.edu/journals/texas-studies-in-literature-and-lang...

Deadline approaching (Osmosis: Interdisciplinary Approaches in Human Sciences)

updated: 
Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 7:20am
Department of English, School of Liberal Arts and Social Science, East Delta University, Chattogram, Bangladesh
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 20, 2022

https://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/cfp/2022/04/18/osmosis-interdiscip...

The deadline for submission has been extended to 14 August 2022. Authors will be notified by 31 August 2022.

Keynote Speakers: 

Day 1 - Professor Michael Keith, PhD

            School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford, UK

Day 2 - Professor Kaiser Hamidul Haq, PhD 

            Poet, Translator, and Critic 

            Former Professor, Department of English, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

FILM REVIEWS for the quint

updated: 
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 5:47pm
Dr. Antonio Sanna, journal "the quint"
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022

FILM REVIEWS FOR THE QUINT

UPDATE: Cine-Excess 16: Reframing the Monsters Outside - Mavericks, Rebels and Rule Breakers in Cult Film (18th - 23rd October 2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 1:43pm
Cine-Excess
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 22, 2022

 

Call for Papers: Cine-Excess 16 International Film Festival & Conference

Cine-Excess 16 International Film Festival & Conference

Reframing the Monsters Outside: Mavericks, Rebels and Rule Breakers in Cult Film  18th - 23rd October 2022

ABSTRACTS DUE 22 AUGUST 2022

Online conference with accompanying physical/virtual guests and screenings ​ - presented by Birmingham City University, MAC Birmingham, The Electric Cinema and Mockingbird Cinema.

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Confirmed Guests of Honour:

Deadline Extended: NEPCA: Romance in Popular Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 8:12pm
Northeast Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS

NORTHEAST POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION, Virtual, October 20 to October 22, 2022
AREA: ROMANCE/POPULAR ROMANCE FICTION
Deadline: August 15, 2022

 

            The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA) is seeking paper proposals on the topic of Romance/Popular Romance Fiction for its annual conference. NEPCA’s 2022 online conference will be held Thursday October 20 – Saturday October 22, 2022. The extended deadline for proposals is August 15, 2022. 

Loving Dystopia: A Global Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 9:58am
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 16, 2022

Loving Dystopia
A Global Interdisciplinary Conference

Friday 17th March 2023 - Saturday 18th March 2023
Prague, Czech Republic

Literally the opposite of utopia, or ‘perfect place,’ the term dystopia was coined in the mid-19th century and has been used to both critique laws, policies and actions by those in power, and to describe states of being.

A dystopian society is generally seen as an imagined state of existence or an imagined society, characterized by gross imbalances of power, injustice, cruelty, suffering and hopelessness, with either totalitarian or nonexistent — or at least invisible — and always unethical forms of government.

Fairy Tales: A Global Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 9:57am
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 16, 2022

Fairy Tales
A Global Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Sunday 19th March 2023 - Monday 20th March 2023
Prague, Czech Republic

Popular Culture in South Asia

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 9:52am
Raj Thakur, Central University of Jammu
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Popular Culture in South Asian Context

(Edited Volume)

Call for Papers

 

 

CFP: Medievalisms Area

updated: 
Monday, August 8, 2022 - 12:15pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Call for Papers

Medievalisms Area

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

44th Annual Conference, February 22-25, 2023

Marriott Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions open on August 15, 2022

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2022

 

Osmosis: Interdisciplinary Approaches in Human Sciences

updated: 
Monday, August 8, 2022 - 7:50am
Department of English, School of Liberal Arts and Social Science, East Delta University, Chattogram, Bangladesh
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 20, 2022

 

Osmosis: Interdisciplinary Approaches in Human Sciences

Dates: 16 & 17 November 2022

Keynote Speaker: 

Day 1 - Professor Michael Keith, PhD

            School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford, UK

Day 2 - Professor Kaiser Hamidul Haq, PhD 

            Poet, Translator, and Critic 

            Professor, Department of English and Humanities, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh, Bangladesh

 

Dave Sim Comics Iconoclast

updated: 
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 4:11pm
Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

****DEADLINE EXTENDED*****

 

Co-Editors Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman (Dave Sim: Conversations, Chester Brown: Conversations, Seth: Conversations, Jim Shooter: Conversations, Steve Gerber: Conversations, Approaching Twin Peaks: Essays on the Original Series, and The Canadian Alternative: Cartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels) seek original, previously unpublished essays on the work of Dave Sim for a book of critical approaches on Sim, tentatively titled Dave Sim: Comics Iconoclast, to be published by McFarland.

 

Rewriting Abortion Narrative

updated: 
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 10:51am
Brenda Boudreau
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 20, 2022

We are currently  searching for one or two additional essays to round out a collection exploring the way abortion is depicted in popular culture. We already have a publisher and a deadline of September 30th.

 

We  are looking for essays that deal with popular-culture depictions of abortion in the last 20 years that are changing the narrative about abortion in a wide range of popular culture, including film, television, literature, podcasts, and social media. We have a tight timeline with the publisher, so projects would need to be underway.

 

Underlying questions of the project include, but are not limited to:

Health, Illness, and Injury in Professional Wrestling A Special Section of a forthcoming issue of Survive and Thrive

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 1:20pm
Survive & Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Health, Illness, and Injury in Professional Wrestling

A Special Section of a forthcoming issue of Survive and Thrive

Recent commentary has focused on the declining health and lack of access to health care among professional wrestlers (e.g. John Oliver's commentary here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8UQ4O7UiDs).  Hired as contractors, not employees, and so often denied benefits (from health insurance to retirement), professional wrestlers become, as they age, tragic:  celebrities in their prime for their physical prowess, as they age, they launch gofundme pages to cover the costs of essential medical care.

 

CFP: Graphic Novels, Comics, and Popular Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:09am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

44th Annual Conference, February 22-25, 2023 

Marriott Albuquerque 

Albuquerque, New Mexico http://www.southwestpca.org 

Submissions open on August 15, 2022 

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2022 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS: 44th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:09am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Call for Papers

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

Annual Conference

 

44th Annual Conference, February 22-25, 2023

Marriott Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions open on August 15, 2022

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2022

 

Health, Disease, and Pop Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 12:35pm
Northeast Popular & American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 15, 2022

Deadline to submit extended to 08/15/22!

The Northeast Popular Culture Association welcomes proposals in the area of Health, Disease and Popular Culture for its virtual conference to be held from Thursday, October 20-Saturday, October 22, 2022. 

Current Chair: Julia Brown, Stony Brook University, julia.r.brown@stonybrook.edu

In Our Time: F. Scott Fitzgerald in the 21st Century

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:30am
F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023

In Our Time: F. Scott Fitzgerald in the 21st Century 

Linnaeus University, Växjö, Sweden June 26-July 2, 2023

Niklas Salmose, Site Director; Helen M. Turner, Program Director

As we move through the 2020s, anticipating and celebrating centennial milestones in the life and career of F. Scott Fitzgerald, it is easy for us to view him as a writer defined by his historical moment. This conference aims to position Fitzgerald as a figure relevant to contemporary theoretical, social, and political concerns. Just as the 1920s were a period of flux and transition, our current decade is proving equally as turbulent. What does this writer have to say to readers living through a period of change and uncertainty?

CFP: UNCANNY INTERMEDIALITY international workshop

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:26am
Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

We invite you to join us on a two-day workshop launching our new research project, Affective Intermediality. Cinema between Media, Sensation and Reality. In this project our goal is not to provide or refine a widely applicable set of abstract concepts regarding the connections between media, quite the contrary, we seek to map areas where intermediality appears as most elusive and mutable, where it is registered as a sensation altering our perception of a medium and where it connects to us in an affective way.

Medical Humanities

updated: 
Friday, July 29, 2022 - 6:03pm
Consortium: An International Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Consortium: An International Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies invites well researched, original and unpublished articles for the special issue on Medical Humanities, 2.2 

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 31 August, 2022

Deadline for submission of full articles: 31 October, 2022

Email (for abstract submission) : cjmedhuman@gmail.com

Submission guidelines: https://consortiumejournal.com/submission.php

CFP- Chapter abstracts for the edited collection “Depicting the afterlife: morality and religion in contemporary film and media

updated: 
Friday, July 29, 2022 - 9:24am
Angelique Nairn (Auckland University of Technology)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 17, 2022

(For possible inclusion as part of the Routledge Advances in Popular Culture Studies series)

 

As Garrett (2015) contends, popular cultural representations of the afterlife are a means of imaginatively and creatively grappling with the unknown. These representations can offer explanations about life after death or the in-between, to rationalize the existential, support and challenge religious doctrines, and entertain and educate so that society might live life to the fullest or feel assured that there is something more. 

A Critical Companion to Julie Taymor

updated: 
Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 8:10pm
Lexington Books series
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Call For Papers: A Critical Companion to Julie Taymor

Deadline (abstract): 31 August 2022

Deadline (full manuscript): 1 December 2022

An important note: This project was originally announced in recent years under a previous editor. This project is now underway with a new editor. Any authors who previously submitted chapters (proposals or completed) to this project should contact Matthew Hodge at rmhodge@peace.edu.

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