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Telling & Retelling Stories: (Re)imagining Popular Culture

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 11:58am
The Pop Culture Consortium, Wayne State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

Call for Papers:

“Telling & Retelling Stories: (Re)imagining Popular Culture”

 

Deadline for Submissions:

Friday, November 30th, 2018

 

Conference Location/Date:

Wayne State University (Detroit, MI); March 1-2, 2019

 

The goal of this conference:

How do we think productively about retelling, remaking, and rebooting? What is at stake in recapitulation for developing new imaginaries, new futures? Why, ultimately, are we retelling stories?

[One-Day Symposium] The Neighbourhood—Call for Abstracts

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 12:06pm
Hong Kong Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

THE NEIGHBOURHOOD: A HKS SYMPOSIUM While the word “community” is more often than not suffused with a benevolent glow, connoting the virtues purportedly associated with groups of people—shared values and heritage, constancy and solidarity—“neighbourhood” is a term that has a more ambiguous, even troublesome, valency. Neighbourhoods, depending on one’s point of view, can be good or bad, welcoming or hostile, safe or dangerous, dull or vibrant.

Re:Black Relationships

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 1:06pm
York University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

Edited Essay Collection (book).

Much has been said about the state and failure of Black relationships in North America. Books like “Is Marriage for White people” by Ralph Richard Banks, gain traction by highlighting that Black women are three times as likely to remain single as white women. Research has shown that absent fathers produce a cultural cycle of parental absenteeism for Black men and women, and the repetitive traits that lead to divorce are environmental rather than genetic. Bottom-line, there are countless barriers and hurdles stacked against black relationships. Many couples struggle with the outside pressures that racism and social discrimination present.

CfP Journal of Historical Fictions

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 1:43pm
Journal of Historical Fictions
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 15, 2019

CfP Journal of Historical Fictions

 

The Journal of Historical Fictions,journal of the international Historical Fictions Research Network, is currently accepting submissions.

 

Civil War and Reconstruction at the PCA-ACA 2019 Wash DC

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 11:53am
Prof. Randal Allred, Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

The American Civil War and Reconstruction

 

Popular Culture Association

National Conference 2019

Washington, DC

 

April 17-20, 2019

Washington Marriott Wardman Park

Call for Papers: SWPACA Children's/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 11:45am
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Call for Papers

Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2018

 

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org 

[REPOST] Marginalized Style: Studying Fashion from Below to Promote Liberation

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:08pm
Binghamton University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Marginalized Style: Studying Fashion from Below to Promote Liberation

 

In Beyonce Knowles-Carter’s 2016 single “Formation,” the artist highlights her southern, black heritage to the black diasporic history that went into the making of her racial and ethnic background. As Beyonce proudly announces her racial identity, in the same stanza, she articulates that identity through the lens of fashion. She feels “so reckless when I rock my Givenchy dress (stylin')/ I'm so possessive so I rock his Roc necklaces.” The references to the French designer Givenchy and her husband’s jewelry collection demonstrates how Beyonce frames her understanding of her black heritage through her attire.

 

(Re)membering Africa: Creative Writing Workshop

updated: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 10:55pm
Empire Studies Collective, English & Creative Writing Departments at University of Houston
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

Calls For Papers: (Re)membering Africa: Creative Writing Workshop

deadline for submissions: December 1, 2018

name of organization: Empire Studies Collective, English & Creative Writing Departments at University of Houston

contact email: Novuyo Tshuma (nrtshuma@uh.edu)

 

 

Keynote Speaker: Susan Andrade

Featured Speaker: Tsitsi Dangarembga

March 28 - 30, 2019

University of Houston

 

 

In his book, Re-membering Africa, Ngugi Wa Thiong’o states that

 

Asian Popular Culture / The Asian American Experience

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:51pm
Southwest Popular /American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Call for Papers

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

Annual Conference

 

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2018

 

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