CFP: Science and Technology area, Northeast Popular Culture Association

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 1, 2018
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Digital Humanities, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Popular Culture Studies, Social Sciences

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:

CFP: Third Issue of The New Americanist/ Special Feature Section: “Hobgoblins of Fantasy: American Fantasy Fiction in Theory”

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 31, 2018
Location: 
Poland
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, World History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Literature, Cultural History / Studies

The New Americanist would like to announce a

CFP: Fourth Wave Feminism in Science Fiction & Fantasy

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 30, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History, Humanities, Popular Culture Studies, Race Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

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).

New Geographies of Visual Satire

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 14, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Fine Arts, Popular Culture Studies

Sir Michael Dummett Lecture Theatre, Christ Church, Oxford, Friday 15th June, 2018
Convenors: Dr. Julia Langbein and Dr. Ros Holmes

Monumenta Mythica, an open access journal of myth, legend, and folklore [UPDATED]

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 15, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Ethnic History / Studies, Indigenous Studies, Popular Culture Studies
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.

Call for Papers for Situations: Cultural Studies in the Asian Context A Biannual Peer-Reviewed Scopus Journal

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 15, 2018
Location: 
Korea South
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies, Literature

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.

Circus and Beyond. Rethinking the History of Popular Entertainment

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 11, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Local History, Popular Culture Studies, Theatre & Performance History / Studies

In 2018, different institutions in the UK will celebrate the 250​th 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.

In Media Res - More Call for Proposals for April 2018

Type: 
Event
Date: 
April 17, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History, Journalism and Media Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Sexuality Studies, Communication

In Media Res has additional calls for proposals for April 2018:  http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/current-calls

Creative Discovery in Human Robot Interaction: Technology and Techniques

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 30, 2018
Location: 
Alberta, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Fine Arts, Humanities, Popular Culture Studies, Social Sciences, Theatre & Performance History / Studies

Creative Discovery in Human Robot Interaction: Technology and Techniques

Special Issue of MTI

Dear Colleagues,

Beyond Binaries: Trans Identities in Contemporary Culture

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 17, 2018 to May 31, 2018
Location: 
Florida, United States
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Popular Culture Studies, Sexuality Studies, Social History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

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.

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