Dragons: Edited Collections on Film, Literature, Gaming, and Online Culture

As the popularity of mythical creatures in films and literature grows, there is one creature that remains prominent: the dragon. Dragons have become most visible recently in the cinematic versions of The Hobbit and in George R.R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire (Game of Thrones Series). However, there are other films, such as Dragonslayer (1981), Reign of Fire (2002), Dragonheart (1996), and the How to Train Your Dragon series (2010-2019), and numerous adult and children’s literature series that feature dragons.

Call for Papers for Film and History area for the NEPCA’s 2019 Fall Conference to be held November 15-16 in Portsmouth, NH

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Call for Papers: Film and History. The annual fall conference of NEPCA will be held at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel in Portsmouth, NH on November 15-16, 2019.

Gender, Sex, Fantasy: 21st-Century "Cinderellas"

Hidden between the lines in fairy tales exists the history of fantasy about women and sexuality. Because of its world-wide popularity and rags-to-riches feel, the “Cinderella” fairy tale best demonstrates this literary historicity. Jack Zipes, Cristina Bacchilega, and others have argued for the significance of examining fairy tales and their adaptations to see what the driving force of each narrative is and what this might represent. In this collection, we will examine 21st-century “Cinderella” adaptations that explore gender, sexuality, and fantasy in new and exciting ways.

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Editors of this issue: Guido Rings and Stephen Trinder

Adapting Superman: Essays on the Man of Steel in a Transmedia Context

The editor of Adapting Superman is seeking abstracts for essays that could be included in an upcoming collection.  Essays should examine the practices of adaptation and the relationship between stories or characters among the DC comic books featuring Superman and various media, including but not limited to: film, television, cartoon, radio, novel, comic strip, and video games.  Analysis should demonstrate adaptation theory as applied to the particular techniques utilized in moving from a comic book into a different medium.  Proposals which demonstrate how particular adaptation or s

Blumhouse: The New House of Horror

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In a span of ten years Blumhouse has amassed a film library of over 50 films that includes notable horror franchises as Paranormal Activity (2009-2015), The Purge (2013-) and Insidious (2010-), critically lauded films as Split (2017) and

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