Superheroes and Disability: Unmasking Ableism in the Media
Call for Papers
Music and comics have had a connection right from the start, with the title of the seminal newspaper strip Hogan’s Alley taken from a popular song by Edward Harrigan. As the 20th Century progressed these two media flirted with each other for inspiration and style, from Marvel comics based on the rock band KISS, to Duran Duran taking their name from Barbarella. Back room printing presses in the 60s and 70s saw the gig flyer and alternative comix emerge side by side, and comic creators from Alan Moore to Richard McGuire have been inspired by music in the creation of their long (play) narratives.
The International Journal of James Bond Studies is now accepting submissions for Volume 2.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Science and Spiritualism, 1750-1930
The Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies is pleased to announce a two-day conference, to take place at Leeds Trinity University on 30 and 31 May 2019. We are delighted to have Professor Christine Ferguson (University of Stirling), and Professor Roger Luckhurst (Birkbeck, University of London) as our keynote speakers.
D.D. Home levitates himself in front of witnesses in the home of Ward Cheney in South Manchester, Connecticut on 8 August 1852. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.
Call For Papers: “Roth Remembered” Conference
April 7-9, 2019
Extended Deadline— CFP: Asian American Literary and Cultural Studies Session (PAMLA) The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is now accepting proposals for its Asian American Literary and Cultural Studies session(s). The conference will take place Nov 9-11, 2018, at Western Washington University in Bellingham Washington.
Interwar Mysteries: The Golden Age and Beyond (theme issue of Clues: A Journal of Detection)
Guest editor: Victoria Stewart (University of Leicester)
“These things never happened before the War.”
—Mr. Wetheridge, The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (1928), by Dorothy L. Sayers
Modern Horizons invites short abstracts for papers (of 25-30 minutes’ length) to be presented at our ‘Senses of Architecture’ conference to be held 26-27 October, 2018 at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada.
Panel Chair: Clair A. Sheehan
If, as the current SAAS conference theme, “The Image and the Word”, suggests, “[o]ur 21st century stands under the aegis of the image” (Boletin 27), then the most significant guiding cultural image of twenty-first century America has to be the hauntingly repetitive film of domestic passenger jets colliding with the physical embodiment of twentieth-century US power, the Twin Towers of the World Trade Centre.
Otherness: Essays and Studies 7.1
The peer-reviewed e-journal Otherness: Essays and Studies is now accepting submissions for a special issue, forthcoming Spring 2019 – “Otherness and the Urban”
Edited by Maria Beville, this issue seeks to publish research articles from and across different scholarly disciplines that examine, in as many ways as possible, the concepts of otherness and alterity as these relate to the experience and representation of the city.
The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English (CDE) is pleased to announce its 28th Annual Conference (20 June–23 June 2019). It is organized by the Departments of British and of American Studies and by the Centre for Intermediality Studies in Graz (CIMIG) at the University of Graz (Austria) and will be held as a residential conference at the ‘Bildungshaus Mariatrost’ in Graz.
"Theatre of Crisis: Aesthetic Responses to a Cross-Sectional Condition"
Critical Essays on Arthur Machen
edited by Antonio Sanna
The editors of PLSJ: Persian Literary Studies Journal are pleased to announce the call for papers for an upcoming special issue (Vol. 7) on drama in Iran to be published in December 2018. We welcome article submissions (5000-8000 words) addressing the following and other related topics:
The editors of PLSJ: Persian Literary Studies Journal are pleased to announce the call for papers for an upcoming special issue (Vol. 8) on cinema in Iran to be published in 2019. We welcome article submissions (5000-8000 words) addressing the following topics:
- Film in Popular Culture
- Literature and Film (Film Adaptation)
- Gender Studies
- Iranian Cinema in International Realm
- Social Issues (War, clash of classes,…)
- Children’s Movies and Animated Cartoons
- Ecofilms and Ecocritical Perspectives
- Movie Business and Studios
Deadline for submission of papers is November 2018.
Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington
This panel seeks contributions interested in exploring the cultural and material conditions that have motivated the “affective turn” within contemporary literary production and critique. How are contemporary novelists creating works that imagine artistic spaces “beyond postmodernism,” and what is the role of feeling within our understanding of these spaces?