CFP: ACLA 2018 Seminar, "Blade Runner International"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Film and Film History, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies

CFP: Seminar "Blade Runner International." Annual convention of the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA), Los Angeles, March 29-April 1, 2018.

https://www.acla.org/annual-meeting

The Art of Artertainment: Nobrow, American Style

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 1, 2017
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Literature, Popular Culture Studies

Many of our current cultural practices are marked by a union of art and entertainment. Underlined by all-pervasive processes of globalization and digitalization, this union comes in all shapes and sizes, transforming culture so that it can no longer be comfortably classified as high or low, art or genre. Surprisingly, this ‘art of artertainment’ has not, as yet, attracted much scholarly interest. It is with the aim of overcoming this omission that we launch this call for papers.

Call for Papers: Women’s Studies Area of Popular Culture Conference (March 2018; Proposals Due October 2017)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 1, 2017
Location: 
Indiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities, Popular Culture Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Call for Papers: Women’s Studies Area of the Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association Joint Conference (March 28-31, 2018; Proposals Due October 1, 2017)

The Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association invites submissions for individual papers, and for complete panels, for its Women’s Studies area, for its forthcoming national conference, to be held in Indianapolis, Indiana from March 28-31, 2018.  Submissions will be due by October 1, 2017. 

Call for Papers: Mystery and Detective Fiction

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 28, 2018 to April 1, 2018
Location: 
Indiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities, Literature, Popular Culture Studies

The Mystery & Detective Fiction Area of the Popular Culture Association invites proposals for our annual conference. We seek proposals for scholarly discussions on all aspects and periods of mystery and detective fiction, including history, criticism, theory, and current trends. We welcome a wide range of topics and approaches, but ask that proposals go beyond plot summary, extending existing scholarship in new directions. We seek proposals that have a clear and focused argument that can be developed adequately in a 15-minute presentation.

NeMLA (April 2018) Creating a Space for Critical Fashion and Critical Luxury Studies

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2017
Location: 
Canada
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Fine Arts, Humanities, Modern European History / Studies

From Barthes’ Le Système de la mode (1967) and Hollander’s Seeing Through Clothes (1978) to Bourdieu’s La Distinction (1978), Steele’s Paris Fashion (1998), and John Armitage and Joanne Roberts Critical Luxury Studies: Art, Design, Media (2016), both Critical Fashion and Critical Luxury Studies have become broad, interdisciplinary fields, expanding outside of the space of fashion schools to engage with artistic

CFP: “Breath: Image and Sound,” a special issue of New Review of Film and Television Studies

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 15, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History, Sexuality Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies

New Review of Film and Television Studies seeks contributions for a special issue on “Breath: Image and Sound.” Contributors are encouraged to consider, among other topics, the interplay between breath and particular media; phenomenologies or phenomenalities of breath and air; and breathing in different affective modes and genres. Possible research questions include, but are not limited to:

Call for Panelists: AAS 2018 - Post-War Art in Response to American Internment of Japanese During WWII

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 22, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Film and Film History, Japanese History / Studies, Political History / Studies

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

I am eagerly reaching out for a show of interest and/or paper topics for an organized panel for the Association for Asian Studies 2018 conference in Washington, D.C., the heart and political center of America, where 75 years ago, FDR signed Presidential Order 9066, forcibly relocating thousands of Japanese residing on the west coast, many of them US citizens, to heavily guarded internment camps, known as War Relocation Centers.

The New Urban Gothic, Call for Chapters

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 30, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, Film and Film History, Literature, Popular Culture Studies, Urban History / Studies

We are seeking abstracts for chapters for an edited collection entitled: The New Urban Gothic. Urban Gothic is a subgenre of Gothic fiction, Gothic crime fiction, and television whose narratives spring from discourse on industrial and post-industrial urban society. Often dystopic, it was pioneered in the mid-19th century in Britain and the United States.

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