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“Black Knowledge, Black Thought”: Reimagining Authors, Artistry, and Archives in the Diaspora

updated: 
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 10:13am
Howard University Graduate English Student Association(GESA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

“Who Cuts the Border?”
– Hortense Spillers

 

The Howard University Graduate English Student Association invites submissions for our third annual conference, “Black Knowledge, Black Thought: Reimagining Authors, Artistry, and Archives in the Diaspora” to be held at Howard University on March 22-23, 2018.   In the midst of transitions in the academy and our world, we seek paper abstracts with innovative perspectives and methods of analysis. Presentations may examine individual artistic legacies or may undertake comparative readings of Diasporic and other texts. We welcome pieces that focus upon interpretation of any aspect of the cultural production of the Black Diaspora.

 

Madness, Mental Illness and Mind Doctors in 20th and 21st Century Pop Culture Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:23pm
University of Edinburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 2, 2018

Madness, Mental Illness and Mind Doctors in 20th and 21st Century Pop Culture Conference

 

3rd & 4th May 2018

University of Edinburgh

www.madnessinpopculture.com

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

“Sometimes it’s only madness that makes us what we are.”

Grant Morrison, Batman: Arkham Asylum (1989)

 

Mediascape Calls for Columns on Digital and New Media

updated: 
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 11:18am
Mediascape (UCLA’S Journal of Cinema and Media Studies)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Mediascape Calls for Columns on Digital and New Media

 

Mediascape, UCLA’S Journal of Cinema and Media Studies, invites Columns submissions for their 2017 issue. The aim of this issue is to focus on Digital and New Media. As interactions with digital and new media are ever expanding, now deeply ingrained in TV show narratives and written about extensively in academia, we expect your submissions to be relevant, dynamic, and unique. Topics to consider include but are not limited to digital and new media in relationship to film and television, virtual reality, short-form web-series, queer game studies, and critical data studies.

Worldcon 76 Academic Track

updated: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 1:00pm
The 76th World Science Fiction Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 5, 2018

Science fiction always plays a part in recreating our world and directing civilization's progress. While much SF takes place in a hypothetical "future," the entire body of speculative literature influences and interacts with our world—suggesting potentialities, solutions, organizational methods, alternative cultures, and paths to follow or avoid. In that spirit, the 76th World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon) in San José, California has chosen "Make the Future" for its overarching theme.

The Academic Track Committee welcomes proposals for scholarly presentations, especially those that study content tied to our "Make the Future" convention theme, such as the following examples:

Musicians, Movement, and Literature: Blues and Jazz Representation

updated: 
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 11:17am
The Blues and Jazz Dance Book Club
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

The Blues and Jazz Dance Book Club website is seeking monthly feature articles ranging between 1,000 and 3,000 words on various blues and jazz topics for 2018. Our organization is looking for individuals who are actively engaged in blues and jazz culture and/or scholarship who are interested in writing conversational yet informative articles for our website.

The Comics of R. Crumb [Edited Book]

updated: 
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 11:16am
Daniel Worden
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Call for Papers

The Comics of R. Crumb: Underground in the Art Museum

 

Affirmation of Fundamental Human Values in Literature

updated: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 9:05am
International Conference on Literature in Osijek, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Osijek
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 30, 2017

Date of the conference: 2 and 3 March 2018

Conference venue: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Lorenza Jägera 9, Osijek, Croatia

Deadline for proposals: 30 December 2017

Notification of acceptance by: 15 January 2018

Conference fee: 100 HRK (approx. 15 EUR)

Deadline for paying conference fee: 20 February 2018

Working language: English (and Croatian)

Deadline for submission of papers: 30 May 2018

 

House of Cards: Critical Essays on the Netflix Original Series

updated: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 9:04am
Scott F. Stoddart, Saint Peter's University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

House of Cards: Critical Essays on the Netflix Original Series

Abstracts: DUE 1 May 2018

Finished Essays DUE: 1 September 2018

 

House of Cards (HOC) is an American political drama developed and produced by the playwright Beau Willimon (Farragut North), adapted from Michael Dobbs’ novel and the BBC series, written by Andrew Davies.

Call for Papers: Rocking Islam: Music and the Making of New Muslim Identities

updated: 
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 9:06am
Fatma Sagir / Institute for Cultural Anthropology Freiburg University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 10, 2018

Freiburg University  -  Call for Papers

Centre for Popular Cultures and Music

 International Workshop

 ROCKING ISLAM:  Music and the Making of New Muslim Identities

27 - 29 September 2018 in Freiburg/Germany

Deadline                  : 10 February 2018

Event Date              : 27 – 29 September 2018

Location                  : Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg / Freiburg University

Organisation            : Zentrum für Populäre Kultur und Musik / Centre for Popular Cultures and Music Freiburg

Reading Westworld

updated: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 9:19am
Edited Collection with Palgrave Macmillan
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 26, 2018

Call for Papers

Reading Westworld – Edited Collection

 

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