J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter is one of the most successful series of all time, and since its publication, has inspired scholars to analyze its engagement with gender, its relationship to mythology and fairy tales, and its literary and historical influences. Scholars have examined the impact that the books have had on popular culture, children’s literacy, and children’s literature. Collections have considered the series as a way of exploring politics, philosophy, religion, ethics, and psychology, among other fields. Yet, lost in all this scholarship has been a serious engagement with the way the series portrays education.
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Deadline for submissions: Proposals 1 July 2018, full chapters 14 October 2018
This edited collection is under contract with Edinburgh University Press as part of their ReFocus series. Series editors are Robert Singer, PhD and Gary D. Rhodes, PhD.
Call for papers on the following topics:
Her and gender
Jonze and screenwriting (including Where the Wild Things Are and Her)
Jonze’s short films
This is a call for proposals for a Handbook on the topic of violence in film and media. The volume will be published by Palgrave Macmillian.
The Handbook will consist of between 20 and 25 chapters of between 6000 and 8000 words each. All contributions must be in the English language. The Handbook aims to function as a reference work for scholars and students in film and media studies. Contributions should present original research and thinking that result in broad claims about violence in film and media.
At this stage, I am seeking expressions of interest from scholars who would like to contribute to the collection. These should consist of:
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) 90 Conference
November 2-4, 2018
“Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies”
French Panel III: Realities and Fantasies in Society and Politics
Deadline is extended to May 30 for papers for a special session of PAMLA, the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association.
Proposals are invited for a Special Session of PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) 2018, which will meet November 9-11, 2018, in Bellingham, Washington. The conference theme is “Acting, Roles, Stages,” and we will be contributing papers on ways in which magic and witchcraft have been represented dramatically over the centuries.
We are pleased to share the provisional programme for our upcoming symposium, Death and Celebrity at the University of Portsmouth on 6th June 2018.
I am writing to announce that we are extending the First Forum submission deadline to June 1st, 2018. Feel free to email email@example.com with any queries (and submissions!). We are welcoming submissions for workshops, as well as academic papers and creative projects. Please find our revised CFP below:
Newberry College is pleased to invite submissions for the third issue of Studies in Crime Writing, which is scheduled to appear in the fall of 2021. Studies in Crime Writing is a peer-reviewed, open-access, online scholarly journal dedicated to crime writing, including true crime, thrillers, prison writing, detective fiction, and noir. The journal's focus is on written work, rather than film, computer games, or other electronic media. We are open to a variety of theoretical and scholarly approaches, and to bibliographic and textual scholarship as well.
Friday, 2 November 2018
16-17 Southampton Place, London, WC1A 2AJ
Confirmed speakers: Professor Ursula Huws; Professor Donald Sassoon; Dr Lindsey German
Career Construction Theory and Life Writing – Special Edition of Life Writing
We are thrilled to announce the schedule for the upcoming conference, Retrenching/Entrenching Youth: Mobility and Stasis in Youth Culture Representations on Screen. The conference will be held at the University of Liverpool on the 4th and 5th June. Registration is required and can be completed at: http://retrenchingentrenchingyouth.eventbrite.co.uk
"The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Boundaries, Transgression and Liminality in 21st-Century Scholarship"
Extended call for papers deadline Friday 29th June
UCD Humanities Institute Postgraduate Scholars Conference
Conference date Thursday 27th September 2018
Whether framed as divergent (Ramos), cruel (Franco), subaltern (Saldívar, ed), vanguardist (Sanders), multiple and baroque (Bolívar Echeverría), kaleidoscopic (Schelling), contradictory and hybrid (García Canclini), truncated (Roniger), enchanted (Morello et all), or with a dark side (Mignolo), discussions of modernity have predominated in the field of Latin American Studies. These deep explorations into the nature of modernity have also shown a particular preference for spatiality, a visual category which privileges a critical vocabulary that seeks to map, survey, visualize, and picture a series of landscapes and territories.
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CFP: Turkish Literature as World Literature