Being Supermen: Representations of Masculinity in Superhero Comics, Television, and Films

In “The Effects of Superhero Sagas on Our Gendered Selves,” Elizabeth Behm-Morawitz and Hillary Pennell suggest that superheroes are most often represented across U.S. popular culture texts as “super gendered" in ways that impact how we as a culture “construct gender-related identities, attitudes, and beliefs” by affirming gender norms.

Embodying Fantastika

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Sherryl Vint (UC Riverside, USA)

Sara Wasson (Lancaster, UK)

ABSTRACT DEADLINE

1 May 2019

 

‘Fantastika’ is an umbrella term that embraces the genres of Fantasy, Science Fiction and Horror but can also include Alternate History, Gothic, Steampunk or any other radically imaginative narrative space. The sixth annual Fantastika conference will aim to define, challenge and debate

MMLA: Re-reading Remakes, Reboots, and Readaptations

This permanent section of the Midwestern Modern Languages Association organized by the Marxist Literary Group seeks to examine the economics, politics, and aesthetics of remakes, reboots, and readaptations in film, television, and literature.  In 2019 alone, there are over twenty films being released that are remakes, reboots, or readaptations.

Mass Communication and Transnational Empire: 50 years of (transformations since) Herbert Schiller

Call For Papers: Union for Democratic Communications- Project Censored 2019

October 31-November 3, 2019
California State University, East Bay

 

Mass Communication and Transnational Empire: 50 years of (transformations since) Herbert Schiller

 

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