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(call for chapter proposals) Moving Stories: Emotion in, through, and around Texts for Children and Young Adults

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 1:54pm
Ed. Karen Coats and Gretchen Papazian
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

Humors. Passions. Sentiments. Sensibilities. Feelings. Emotions. Affect. Are they natural, learned, culturally scripted? Are they embodied, biochemical, contagious? Are they personal, interpersonal, social? Are they rational or impulsive? Are they good or dangerous?  Can they be controlled? How are they framed similarly or differently in relation to identity categories (e.g. gender, age, race, class, nation)? How do textual forms function to generate them for readers?


Investigating South Korean Neo-Noir

Monday, July 3, 2017 - 9:25am
SCMS, Toronto--March 14-18, 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 10, 2017

For nearly two decades, from Tell Me Something (1999) and Nowhere to Hide (1999) to The Wailing (2016)  the neo-noir film has been a vibrant part of South Korean cinema. A few films, such as Memories of Murder (2003) and Park Chan-wook’s “Revenge Trilogy,” have enjoyed popular and critical success. Yet as Hyangjin Lee has noted, “Western scholarship on Asian cinema tends to pay little serious attention to gangster or crime thrillers, despite the significance of the genre in the region” (118).

Sport: Probing the Boundaries

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 9:58am
Progressive Connexions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 4, 2017

1st Global Symposium
Sport: Probing the Boundaries

Inaugural Meeting of The International Association for the Interdisciplinary Study of Sport

Saturday 2nd December 2017 – Sunday 3rd December 2017
Vienna, Austria