The Science and Technology area of the Northeast Popular Culture Association encourages paper submissions that explore the relation of science and technology to popular culture and to American culture. Science and technology are broadly defined. Some topics may include:
The New Americanist would like to announce a
This anthology is seeking to define the new kinds of heroines that science fiction/fantasy films and television are producing right now (it may be split into two collections between these types).
Sir Michael Dummett Lecture Theatre, Christ Church, Oxford, Friday 15th June, 2018
Convenors: Dr. Julia Langbein and Dr. Ros Holmes
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.
Situations: Cultural Studies in the Asian Context
A Biannual Peer-Reviewed Scopus Journal
We are currently accepting essay-length manuscripts and substantial book reviews dealing with the full range of issues and perspectives of cultural studies in Asia for our September 2018 issue.
In 2018, different institutions in the UK will celebrate the 250th anniversary of the modern circus under the label Circus250. The conference 'The Circus and Beyond' will take this opportunity to explore the historical impacts of the circus, aiming to discuss new ways to contextualise these entertainments. It endeavours to bring together scholars interested in various aspects of circus, as a phenomenon as well as a form of performance, during the nineteenth and the twentieth centuries.
Creative Discovery in Human Robot Interaction: Technology and Techniques
Special Issue of MTI
A growing awareness of transgender issues has intensified in recent years, especially after the high-profile media example of Caitlyn Jenner, the career ascension of Laverne Cox, and the cross-media achievements of Jazz Jennings. This rising awareness has caused activism both for and against the transgender community and compels us to question many of the binaries that permeate popular culture.