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International Conference on Food Studies "Culinary Evolutions"

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Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:43pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

"Culinary Evolutions"

21-22 August 2021 – London/Onlineorganised byLondon Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

Food is a basic foundation of culture and society, it is vital to our health and well-being and it plays a significant role in our everyday creative engagement with nature. The shifts in activities surrounding food acquisition, preparation and consumption are not only essential for learning a culinary tradition but for examining a broader societal change.

International Conference "The Uncanny in Language, Literature and Culture"

updated: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:43pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 10, 2021

The Uncanny in Language, Literature and CultureInternational Conference14-15 August 2021 – London/Onlineorganised byLondon Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

The twentieth-century literature and culture tended to explore and to celebrate subjectivity. But this tendency did not mean the turn to the self, but beyond the self, or as Charles Taylor puts it, “to a fragmentation of experience which calls our ordinary notions of identity into question”. 

Registration open (free) | 50+ Shades of Gothic: The Gothic Across Genre and Media in US Popular Culture

updated: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:43pm
PopMeC Association for US Popular Culture Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 4, 2021

The registration to our conference series is open and it will be ongoing throughout our panels calendar. You can find all the information (including panels' details and the sessions' calendar) in the conference website: https://www.popmec.com/gothic-conference/.

The Transformative Experience of the Journey via Recollection and Reflection

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Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:42pm
Pacific Modern and Ancient Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

The travel memoir offers an opportunity to examine a number of issues in terms of creative non-fiction. Travel stories focus on individuals who become strangers to themselves when they exile themselves from the environmental and cultural factors that have defined them thus far in service of self-discovery. They link up with the grand Odysseus-like impulse of traditional and modern literature that can profoundly alter identity when they travel and write about their experiences. Topics to consider include the issue of fact vs.

Special issue on "Hamilton and the Poetics of America"

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Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:42pm
Special issue of the European Journal of American Studies (EJAS)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 31, 2021

European Journal of American Studies (EJAS)

Call for Papers

Hamilton and the Poetics of America

The Exorcist: Studies on Possession, Influence, and Society

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Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:42pm
Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Special Edition of Revenant:

The Exorcist: Studies on Possession, Influence, and Society”

Deadline for abstract submissions: October 31, 2021

Guest Editors: Edmund P. Cueva (University of Houston-Downtown) and Nadia Scippacercola (Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II)

Call for Proposals: Companion to Horror Film and Media Studies

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Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:40pm
Andrea Wood and Jamie McDaniel
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Film scholar Robin Wood famously argued that “central to the effect and fascination of horror films is their fulfillment of our nightmare wish to smash the norms that oppress us and which our moral condition teaches us to revere.” From the very beginnings of the silent film era to our present day, the horror genre has continued to attract audiences and proliferate across multiple modes of film and media—addressing our fears, anxieties, and sometimes our deepest, darkest fantasies.

The Millennial Novel (Edited Collection)

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Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:40pm
Loïc Bourdeau and Christopher Lloyd
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

This edited collection aims to theorize and contextualize transnational manifestations of the “millennial novel,” a term that has been used often derogatively to describe contemporary fiction from a generation of writers living through unprecedented historical upheavals. The book will not debate the use of the term, but rather provide an initial theorization of its forms and primary concerns. Characterised, we might say, by rootlessness, anxiety, ennui, and a general detachment from the governing socioeconomic structures of neoliberal modern life, the millennial novel is a genre at once over-debated and under-examined.

Call for Reviews: Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds

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Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:40pm
Matthew Johnson / Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 15, 2021

Seeking academic reviews of videogaming-related academic books, websites-portals-databases, communities, and “popular” books; reviews of virtual environments; and videogames (recent or older, single- or multiplayer, across all platforms) for potential publication in the Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds (ISSN 1757191X , ONLINE ISSN 17571928).

Multiverse Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

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Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:39pm
Multiverse Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Multiverse Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

Event Date & Location: October 15-17, 2021, Westin Atlanta Perimeter North

Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2021

Name of Organization: Multiverse Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention

Organization Website: https://www.multiversecon.org

Contact Email: Rhonda Jackson Joseph,Learn@Multiversecon.org

CONVENTION THEME:

ReFocus: The Films of William Wyler

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Saturday, April 10, 2021 - 2:04pm
University of Edinburgh Press
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Call for Papers 

ReFocus: The Films of William Wyler 

POP-UP Academic Conference on Popular Culture, hosted by Lone Star College-University Park

updated: 
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 8:08pm
Rhonda Jackson Joseph
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 29, 2021

Call for PapersPOP-UP Academic Conference on Popular Culture, hosted by Lone Star College-University Park 

Event Date & Location: October 28 and 29, 2021, virtually hosted by Lone Star College-University Park, 20515 TX-249, Houston, TX 77070

Thursday, October 28, 2021, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Friday, October 29, 2021, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Deadline for Submissions:  August 29, 2021

Name of Organization: Lone Star College-University Park

Organization Website: https://www.lonestar.edu/popup.htm

Dracones in Mundo: Dragons in Literature, Film, and Pop Culture: A Series of Edited Volumes UPDATE/EXTENDED DEADLINE

updated: 
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 5:01pm
St. Thomas University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 25, 2021

Dracones in Mundo: Dragons in Literature, Film, and Pop Culture: A Series of Edited Volumes UPDATE/EXTENDED DEADLINE

deadline for submissions:
July 25, 2021

full name / name of organization:
St. Thomas University

contact email:
rachel.carazo@snhu.edu

I received a great response to the last call for papers regarding the volumes on dragons. As a result, I have been better able to refine and divide results.

Call for Papers: FRAME 34.2, “Writing the Mind”

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 5:00pm
FRAME. Journal of Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 21, 2021

In Ellen Forney’s autobiographical comic Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo and Me (2012), the author narrates her journey following her bipolar disorder diagnosis, a journey that sets off an exploration into how her art is connected to that of the “crazy artists” of the past. Just like Vincent van Gogh and Sylvia Plath, whose work has been connected to their mental health status, Forney explores how her condition possibly influenced her art.

Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy No. 6, 2021 - Pandemics

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 5:00pm
ULICES-ULisbon/Messengers from the Stars
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy

No. 6, 2021

Edited by: Elana Gomel

Co-edited by: João Félix

Messengers from the Stars is an international, peer-reviewed journal, offering academic articles, reviews, and providing an outlet for a wide range of creative work inspired by science fiction and fantasy. The 2021 issue will be dedicated to the following theme:

Pandemics

The Uses of Humor to Muddle through the COVID Pandemic

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 5:00pm
Joseph A. Alvarez/ SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 18, 2021

THE USES OF HUMOR TO MUDDLE THROUGH THE COVID PANDEMIC

AMERICAN HUMOR STUDIES ASSOCIATION

Literature and Popular Culture

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 5:00pm
Northeast Popular & American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 1, 2021

The Literature and Popular Culture area for the 2021 Northeast Popular & American Culture Association conference is accepting paper and panel proposals from faculty and graduate students. NEPCA’s 2021 virtual annual conference will be held online from Thursday, October 21-Saturday, October 23, 2021. Abstracts are due by August 1, 2021.

The NEPCA Literature and Popular Culture area welcomes papers that analyze and evaluate the connections between popular culture and literature, understood broadly.  How does popular culture inform and/or react to literature, and what are the implications for that relationship? 

Las Vegas and the Absurd

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:59pm
118th PAMLA Conference - Las Vegas, NV
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Las Vegas is a town that has commodified the absurd and the spectacle. Crime bosses are glamorous, rules are just suggestions, bodies are for showcasing; essentially, fantasy is reality. This is the image of Las Vegas most often depicted in literature and film adaptations. The city of Las Vegas recently changed its official slogan from, “What happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas” to, “What happens in Vegas, Only happens in Vegas.” This session is looking for investigations into the absurd as reality and spectacle as art or escape through literature about Las Vegas.

Journal Special Issue - Telling Lives, Signifying Selves: Life Writing, Representation, and Identity

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:56pm
Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics (JCLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 15, 2021

Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics (JCLA)
Vol. 44, No. 4, Winter 2021

SPECIAL ISSUE - Telling Lives, Signifying Selves: Life Writing, Representation, and Identity

Guest Editor: Mukul Chaturvedi
Associate Professor of English, Zakir Husain Delhi College, University of Delhi, India

CONCEPT NOTE

Adoption, Kinship, Culture: Engaging the Past, Imagining the Future

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:55pm
Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 7, 2021

WWW.ADOPTIONANDCULTURE.ORG        

 

Adoption, Kinship, Culture: Engaging the Past, Imagining the Future

ASAC 2021 Eighth Biennial Virtual Conference 

 

Dates  All sessions and keynotes pre-recorded. 

Gatherings for Q&A on Zoom: Oct. 15, 10am-7pm EST

 

 

Call For Proposals

Deadline June 7, 2021

 

East Asian Film Remakes

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:55pm
Edinburgh University Press - Screen Serialities
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 30, 2021

East Asian Film Remakes

edited by David Scott Diffrient and Kenneth Chan

 

As the editors of a proposed addition to Edinburgh University Press’ newly launched “Screen Serialities” series, we are seeking abstracts for chapters that explore East Asian film remakes.

https://edinburghuniversitypress.com/series-screen-serialities

 

Northeastern Monsters (8/1/21; NEPCA virtual 10/21-23/21)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:54pm
Michael Torregrossa / Monsters & the Monstrous Area of the Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 1, 2021

Northeastern Monsters

Session Proposed for the 2021 Conference of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association

Sponsored by the Monsters & the Monstrous Area

Virtual event, Thursday, 21 October, through Saturday, 23 October 2021.

Proposals due by 1 August 2021.

 

The Mouse’s Monsters: Monsters and the Monstrous in the Worlds of Disney (NEPCA virtual 10/21-23/21)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:54pm
Michael Torregrossa / Monsters & the Monstrous Area of the Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 1, 2021

The Mouse’s Monsters: Monsters and the Monstrous in the Worlds of Disney

Joint Session Proposed for the 2021 Conference of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association

Sponsored by the Monsters & the Monstrous Area and the Disney Studies Area.

Virtual event, Thursday, 21 October, through Saturday, 23 October 2021.

Proposals due by 1 August 2021.

 

Storytelling to and about Boys: Meanings and Representations in Children’s Media

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:44pm
Boyhood Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 16, 2021

In recent decades, research has repeatedly demonstrated the overrepresentation of boys and men in children’s media (tv and movies, literature, and games). This field of research has, justifiably, focused primarily on the impact of this inequality on girls and women and has grown to consider not only the quantity of representations but also their content.

Cities of Sound: Podcasting as Public Texts, Media, and Performances

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:43pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

PAMLA 2021- Las Vegas NV - November 11-15, 2021

 

This is a call for a VIRTUAL panel. Both in-person and virtual attendees are welcome. 

Cities of Sound: Podcasting as Public Texts, Media, and Performances

The Concept of Crisis in American Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:42pm
Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru / University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 14, 2021

The Center for American Studies at the University of Bucharest

and the Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission

invite proposals for their annual student conference on the topic

 

The Concept of Crisis in American Culture

 

to be held online

on Friday, May 21, 2021

 

 

 

Fear 2000: Horror Unbound (Online) – 10–12 September 2021 (Abstracts due 31 May 2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:42pm
Department of Media Arts and Communication, Sheffield Hallam University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

We invite proposals for 20-minute papers and 80-minute panels to be presented at the fifth Fear 2000 conference, Fear 2000: Horror Unbound. Hosted by staff in the Department of Media Arts and Communication at Sheffield Hallam University, this online conference will investigate the increasingly transmedial nature of horror in the twenty-first century.

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