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The Uses of Color in US Popular Cultural Production and Representation

updated: 
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 6:19am
PopMeC peer-reviewed academic blog (ISSN 2660-8839)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

A dark urban setting scattered with dots of light. Yellow gas flames shoot up against a glowing red horizon, creating an almost hellish feel. Flying cars pierce the atmosphere, revealing the orange smog haze that reappears in urban sequences throughout the movie. As the camera moves closer to futuristic, monumental buildings, cold white beams of light transition to interiors dominated by blue hues. Sequences in the Tyrell Corporation are marked by cool tones as opposed to Deckard’s warm-toned private spaces. How would we feel and think about a cult film like Blade Runner (1982) if cinematographic choices about color had been made differently?

ROMANCE/POPULAR ROMANCE FICTION

updated: 
Friday, March 26, 2021 - 10:41am
Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 1, 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS

NORTHEAST POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION, Virtual, October 21 to October 23, 2021
AREA: ROMANCE/POPULAR ROMANCE FICTION
Deadline: 
August 1, 2021

 

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA) is seeking paper proposals on the topic of Romance/Popular Romance Fiction for its annual conference. 

 

International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on the Dialogue between Sciences & Arts, Religion & Education

updated: 
Friday, March 25, 2022 - 12:23pm
IDEAS FORUM-ASSOCIATION (IFIASA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 20, 2022

International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conferences on the Dialogue between Sciences & Arts, Religion & Education

Symbol and Reality- 7th MCDSARE Conference, 29-30th June, 2022
Are symbols same as the reality?  The symbolic power is considered as the basic element that determines the force of Science, Art and Eucation.   

International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on the Dialogue between Sciences & Arts, Religion & Education 2022,  provides a unique opportunity to academics and practitioners alike to interact and share knowledge on timely research.  

Edited volume of essays on Zadie Smith

updated: 
Friday, March 26, 2021 - 10:41am
Noémi Albert
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 10, 2021

We are working on an edited volume on the works of Zadie Smith. This is an international project that proposes to chart the complexities of Smith’s works to date. Papers have already been submitted on White Teeth, on the short stories, and on NW, by several colleagues from Turkey, the US, Germany, and Britain. Further papers are welcome on The Autograph ManOn Beauty and Swing Time, or any of Smith’s other works. 

HJEAS Books, New Series: RESEARCH MONOGRAPHS or EDITED COLLECTIONS

updated: 
Friday, February 11, 2022 - 12:24pm
Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2023

HJEAS Books, New Series

The Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies (HJEAS) will launch a series of books to be published by Debrecen University Press beginning in 2022 that will reflect scholarship in the areas covered by the Journal, which include but are not limited to the literature, film, art, history, and religion of the United States, Canada, Ireland, England, Scotland, Australia, and New Zealand. All books will be published as Open Access ebooks and as printed using Print on Demand. They will be kept in print.

PROPOSALS for either RESEARCH MONOGRAPHS or EDITED COLLECTIONS are welcome.

cfp Forms of Care - Conference/Workshop/Symposium

updated: 
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 10:27am
Alexandra Kingston-Reese and Erin Lafford / University of York and University of Derby
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 19, 2021

What forms does care take? What does taking care of oneself, another, or each other look and feel like? These are questions that have arisen and persisted throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, as everyday intimacies have given way to the need for social distancing, mutual aid groups have organised to try to meet the needs of the most vulnerable in their communities, and NHS hospitals and services have been overwhelmed and altered drastically. Yet these questions also have a rich and interdisciplinary history in the critical medical humanities, disability studies, the environmental humanities, literary studies, affect theory, moral philosophy, feminist theory, and beyond.

CFP - Medieval and Early Modern Studies Summer Festival

updated: 
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 12:04pm
MEMS Festival 2021
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

Join us online for the University of Kent’s seventh annual MEMS Summer Festival.

This two-day event celebrates Medieval and Early Modern history, 400 – 1800, and encourages a wide range of interdisciplinary topics, including but not limited to, politics, religion, economics, art, drama, literature, and domestic culture. MEMS Fest aims to be an informal space in which postgraduate students, early career researchers, and academics can share ideas and foster conversations, whilst building a greater sense of community. Undergraduate students in their final year of study are also welcome at the conference.

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS — “BIO AND PSYCHE: READING THE SYMPTOMATIC BODY”

updated: 
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 12:04pm
Bio and Psyche: Reading the Symptomatic Body
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 16, 2021

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS — “BIO AND PSYCHE: READING THE SYMPTOMATIC BODY”

A Virtual Symposium and Workshop Series

May 2021

Humanities Research Center

Rice University, Houston TX

 

 

After a year on Zoom, our bodies have become clear indicators of the disjointed embodiment of the pandemic condition. The lingering effects of COVID-19 blur the boundaries between our biology and psyche. Beyond a philosophical analysis of the mind-body problem, embodied minds and mindful bodies challenge us to find new ways of reading symptoms. What are our bodies telling us?

 

Special issue: "The Allure of Obsolescence"

updated: 
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 12:04pm
Artifact & Apparatus: Journal of Media Archaeology
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

We are excited to announce the launch of and call for papers for a new peer-reviewed, open-access online journal, Artifact & Apparatus: Journal of Media Archaeology. We invite scholars, curators, and practitioners from art history, film and media studies, library and information science, science and technology studies, and related fields to contribute articles on the history, theory, aesthetics, and practice of media objects, broadly conceived.

Seriality and Streaming

updated: 
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 12:04pm
Ellen Seiter/ Global Storytelling
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 1, 2021

Global Storytelling: Journal of Digital and Moving Images is a new journal founded by Editor-in-ChiefYing Zhu, hosted at Hong Kong Baptist University, and published by University of Michigan. 

Special topic “Streaming and Seriality”

Ellen Seiter and Suzanne Scott, guest editors for special issue

 

MLA 2022: Multilingual Williams by William Carlos Williams Society

updated: 
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 12:04pm
William Carlos Williams Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Welcoming papers!  Discussions of multilingualism in the life and work of William Carlos Williams—including but not limited to his multilingual home and upbringing, his experiences living in Germany and France, his recognition of the need for knowledge of foreign languages, his readings of poetry and/or prose in translation, and his translations from Spanish, French, Greek, and Chinese. 500-word abstract to mlong@keene.edu, please, by 3/24/2021.

Autecologies: Emerging Gleanings On Autism & Emergency, Panel ASLE 2021

updated: 
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 12:04pm
Natalie Joelle
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 25, 2021

 

Call for Panel Participants

Autecologies: Emerging Gleanings On Autism & Emergency

Dedicated to Greta Thunberg

 

ASLE 2021 Virtual Conference July 26-August 6, 2021 ‘EmergencE/Y’

Stream: Pluriverse; Environmental Justice

Organising Convenor: Natalie Joelle (Birkbeck, University of London, UK)

Chair & Co-convenor: Anna Stenning (University of Leeds, UK)

 

Critical Perspectives on Hulu's 'Castle Rock'

updated: 
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 12:03pm
Alissa Burger/Culver-Stockton College and Jennifer Collins/SUNY Delhi
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

The Hulu series Castle Rock (2018 – 2019) occupies a unique textual space that both builds upon and transcends traditional notions of adaptation in its approach to Stephen King’s canon, engaging with the significance of place, intersecting narratives, and multiple worlds. As stated in the opening credits, Castle Rock is ‘based on characters and settings by Stephen King’, but it uses those established elements to create something original, telling new stories, building on iconic characters and creating compelling tales for new ones, situated within one of King’s signature Maine towns.

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