CFP: Decolonial Approaches to Literature, Film and Visual Arts (NeMLA 2019)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2018
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities, Literature, Cultural History / Studies

According to Walter Mignolo (2013, 2007), the triumphal narrative of modernity is inseparable from coloniality, or the logic of domination, exploitation, and oppression.

Adolescence in Film and Television (April 17-20, 2019; Proposals due October 1, 2018)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 1, 2018
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Sexuality Studies, Journalism and Media Studies

The Adolescence in Film and Television Area invites paper proposals for presentation at the annual Popular Culture Association Conference, to be held April 17-20, 2019 in Washington, D.C. The official deadline for online submission of presentation abstracts (see below for additional information) is October 1, 2018.

 

CFP: Feeling and Distance: Sympathy, Violence, and Spectatorship (NeMLA 2019)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 21, 2019 to March 24, 2019
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, British History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies

What does it mean to feel--or not feel--with another? Nearly twenty years ago, in books like Boltanski's Distant Suffering, critics turned to studies of sentiment, histories of emotion, and other notions of public feeling to address the Yugoslav wars and 9/11, and linked the rise of anti-sentimental literature with literature focused on unexpected or illicit interests in witnessing suffering.

Bitter Critique, Emphatic Rebellion: The Politics of Writing While Black (NeMLA 2019)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2018
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Popular Culture Studies, American History / Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Northeast Modern Language Association 2019 Conference in Washington D. C., March 21-24

Riffing off Du Bois ("Criteria of Negro Art"), Wright ("Blueprint for Negro Writing"), Lorde ("Poetry is not a Luxury"), Baraka ("Black Art"), and many others, this panel seeks to situate, examine, interrogate, and align black writers in American literature and culture. Our objective is to define the many ways black/African American/Negro/Slave writers have characterized or fictionalized what it “means” to be a writer of color.

Teaching 20th Century American Science Fiction Writers Including Harlan Ellison, Phillip K. Dick, Ray Bradbury and Isaac Asimov in the 21st Century

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 21, 2019 to March 24, 2019
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies, Teaching and Learning

Science Fiction has always functioned as a literary multi-purpose vehicle in which writers are able to explore potentialities of the human condition.

Mythology in Contemporary Culture at Washington DC Popular Culture Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 17, 2019 to April 20, 2019
Location: 
Washington, United States
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History, Humanities, Literature, Popular Culture Studies, Psychology

The Mythology in Contemporary Culture area is dedicated to exploring mythological stories, figures and themes from all cultures and historical periods in all areas of popular culture. The frequent appearance of mythological motifs in popular culture speaks to the notion that mythologies, far from being relics of the past, continue to have significance. Contemporary revisionings and reinterpretations of mythological elements reflect the attitudes of current culture.

Bitter Critique, Emphatic Rebellion: The Politics of Writing While Black (NeMLA 2019)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2018
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Literature, Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies, African American History / Studies, Race Studies

Seeking abstracts for a panel featured at the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) to be held March 21-24, 2019 in Washington, D.C.

CFP - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: Adaptations, Histories, Legacies - proposal deadline 1 Oct. 2018

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
October 1, 2018
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities, Literature, Popular Culture Studies

 

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: Adaptations, Histories, Legacies

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