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Updated:Cut the Schmaltzy Music: Representations of Disability in Reality Competition Shows

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Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - 8:20am
Lindsay Bryde/ Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

This session seeks papers that look at how disability is depicted in reality competition series. Participants are encouraged to consider the edit that the contestant(s) received and whether accommodations were provided during the competition. How are contestants asked to represent, and educate audiences of, a diverse community that includes those with invisible and/or silent disabilities?

The conference is being held by the Northeast Modern Language Association and will take place March 23-26, 2023, 2022 in Niagra Falls, NY.

The Politics and Poetics of Paper (NeMLA 2023)

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 1:57pm
Victor Sierra Matute / Baruch College, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Since its invention around 100 BC in China, paper has shaped and supported an incredibly wide range of social, cultural, and artistic practices all over the world and of all ages. This interdisciplinary panel seeks case studies that interrogate the political and aesthetic potential of paper. It welcomes contributions from all disciplines, areas, periods, and geographies. Topics may include but are not limited to: paper as a trade commodity; the materiality of paper; paper artifacts; paper as a tool for governance; epistolary cultures; manuscripts and printed matters.

YES WE CAN! Female Superheroes

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Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 1:57pm
Chantelle MacPhee / Saint Leo University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

Are you a major fan of DC or the Marvel Universe and its female characters: Captain Marvel, Wonder Woman, Black Widow, General Okoye, Princess Shuri or any others in the universe? We are developing an edited collection with interest already from publishers focused on Female Superheroes and their representation in a traditionally male-dominated film genre--action. Potential themes are female representations of power, strength (physically, psychologically, scientifically), as well as female minority representations of female power in superheroes and how they are similiar or different from their male counterparts. We are also interested in exploring how these female superheroes are portrayed when the director(s), producer(s), writer(s) are female.

The Cultural Deliberation of Europe

updated: 
Friday, June 10, 2022 - 9:28am
Margriet van der Waal/University of Groningen
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 25, 2022

Special issue working title: The Cultural Deliberation of Europe 

Intended journal: Continuum. Journal of Media and Cultural Studies

Editors: Jesse van Amelsvoort (University of Amsterdam, NL), Margriet van der Waal (University of Groningen/University of Amsterdam, NL)

 

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Edited Volume on Frederick Rolfe (AKA Baron Corvo), particularly "Hadrian the Seventh"

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 1:57pm
University of British Columbia/University of Warsaw
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

We are seeking submissions for an upcoming volume on the work of Frederick Rolfe, also known as Baron Corvo, with particular emphasis placed on his novel Hadrian the Seventh. The book will be published by Lexington Books in 2024. The chapters should be around 7,500 words.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Faith, Education, and Ecological Crisis: An Online Symposium

updated: 
Monday, June 27, 2022 - 5:36am
The Guardians of Creation Project
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 24, 2022

In Laudato Si', Pope Francis declared, "a great cultural, spiritual and educational challenge stands before us [...] Education in environmental responsibility can encourage ways of acting which directly and significantly affect the world around us [...] living our vocation to be protectors of God's handiwork" (2015: 202-217). Seven years later, educators continue to face this challenge of integrating faith and spirituality into teaching about the ecological crisis we face in the twenty-first century. How can we empower our young people to take action and become the ecological citizens of the future?

Conference Ventana 4: Decolonial Dialogues from within and beyond the Global Margins

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 1:57pm
Ventana Conference on Latin America
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 8, 2022

Extended deadline for

Call for Papers and Workshops

8th July 2022

 

 

Conference Ventana 4 has extended the deadline to receive applications for Papers and Workshops. The new date is Friday 8th of July 2022.

Cadernos de Fraseoloxía Galega, issue 24

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 1:56pm
Centro Ramón Piñeiro para a Investigación en Humanidades
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 24, 2022

Cadernos de Fraseoloxía Galega (CFG), an international journal on phraseological and paremiological research edited by Centro Ramón Piñeiro para a Investigación en Humanidades (Xunta de Galicia), is seeking submissions of contributions for its twenty-fourth issue. Even though the deadline is permanently open, only manuscripts received by October 24, 2022 will be considered for issue 24.