In Media Res - Spike Lee theme week and New Calls for Proposals

Type: 
Event
Date: 
December 13, 2017 to January 11, 2018
Location: 
Georgia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Film and Film History, Journalism and Media Studies, Popular Culture Studies, African American History / Studies

This week's In Media Res theme focus is legendary film director Spike Lee (December 11-15, 2017).

Here is the lineup:  http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/

Monday, December 11 - Dafna Kaufman (Georgia State University) presents "Not Just Another Sports Film:  Spike Lee's Layered Contexts and Implications in He Got Game."

Tuesday, December 12 - Ruth Doughty (Liverpool John Moores University) presents "Spike Lee: Selling the Black Aesthetic."

Iranian children and young adult literature and film

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 1, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Childhood and Education, Film and Film History, Literature, Islamic History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies

Persian Literary Studies Journal special issue:

Call for papers for a special issue on Iranian children and young adult literature and film. The editor invites papers for a special issue on different aspects of Iranian children and young adult literature and film. Manuscripts (text, quotations, and endnotes) should be between 5,000 and 8,000 words following the MLA Style Sheet, 8th edition. Please submit through http://plsj.shirazu.ac.ir. Deadline for submission, April 1, 2018.

 

CFP: Monumenta Mythica, a journal of myth, legend, and folklore (UPDATED with Spanish and German)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 15, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities, Literature, Social Sciences
Monumenta MythicaA Journal of Modern Myths, Legends, & Folklore

The myths, legends, and folklore of the world are both timeless and timely, giving context to the courses of nations and meaning to personal moments. They are reenacted in formal tableaux and reified in cosplay. They inform our religions and our television. They are us.

OGOM & Supernatural Cities present: The Urban Weird, University of Hertfordshire

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 6, 2018 to April 7, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History, Humanities, Literature, Popular Culture Studies

CFP: OGOM & Supernatural Cities present:  The Urban Weird

 University of Hertfordshire, 6-7 April, 2018

International Conference 'The Icon as Cultural Model: Past, Present and Future' -- Registration open!

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
January 25, 2018 to January 26, 2018
Location: 
Netherlands
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Film and Film History, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Journalism and Media Studies, Popular Culture Studies

 

On Thursday 25th and Friday 26th of January 2018 the Open University the Netherlands organizes the international conference 'The Icon as Cultural Model: Past, Present and Future'.

 

Keynotes by prof. Ann Rigney (Utrecht University), prof. Kees Ribbens (NIOD/Erasmus University), prof. Jeroen Stumpel (Utrecht University) and prof. Ginette Vincendeau (King's College London). 

 

Call for submissions: Special issue of ANAFORA on popular fiction and popular culture

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
November 30, 2017 to March 1, 2018
Location: 
Croatia
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Literature, Popular Culture Studies, Humanities, Film and Film History

Anafora, an international journal published by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Osijek, invites contributions for the upcoming special issue 5.1 on popular literature or any other manifestation of popular culture.

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