Road Trip! On the Road to Democracy and the American Dream

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 1, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities, Literature, Popular Culture Studies

Throughout the nation’s history Americans have loved to be on the move, embracing a pioneering spirit that is embedded deep within the country’s democratic ideals of opportunity and expansion, of dreams and reinvention. With the widespread availability of cars and the establishment of a vast highway system by the mid-20th century, many Americans had more opportunities than ever before to explore their nation and to reinvent themselves, taking untraveled roads to seek out their own American dreams.

Call for Chapter Proposals: Women in Popular Culture in Canada

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Canada
Subject Fields: 
Canadian History / Studies, Film and Film History, Indigenous Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The Canadian Scholars / Women's Press is considering publishing  volume that explores women in popular culture in Canada. The volume is particularly interested in intersectional analyses of settler colonialism, racialization, and transgender representations and experiences in pop culture, broadly conceived to include discussions of film, television, music, and live performance, as well as political events, social media, fandom, and activism.

*DEADLINE APPROACHING* Call for Papers: Visualising Spatial Injustice and Exploitation, University of Kent, UK, June 8th 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Film and Film History, Geography, Humanities

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS // MIRANDA PENNELL // ALBERTO TOSCANO

Cfp Deadline: March 1st 2018

Sympoisum: June 8th 2018

https://visualisingspatialinjustice.weebly.com/

CFP: Internationales Warburg-Kolleg 2018: Politische Emotionen in den Künsten, 15.-18.10.2018, Warburg-Haus Hamburg / Warburg International Seminar 2018: Political Emotions in the Arts, 15.-18.10.2018, Warburg-Haus Hamburg

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 31, 2018
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Literature, Theatre & Performance History / Studies

Internationales Warburg-Kolleg 2018: Politische Emotionen in den Künsten

Philipp Ekardt, Frank Fehrenbach, Cornelia Zumbusch

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Extended deadline -- Creating the child audience: media and the invention of modern American childhood from the late 19th century to the present day

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 15, 2018
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
Childhood and Education, Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies, Social History / Studies, American History / Studies

Transatlantica special issue

Creating the child audience: media and the invention of modern American childhood from the late 19th century to the present day

 

Call for papers – Studies in South Asian Film & Media (SAFM) Special Issue -- Hindutva Politics and South Asian Cinema–Media in the Age of Modi

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 15, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Communication, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, South Asian History / Studies

Since the start of Narendra Modi’s term as India’s prime minister, one witnesses a resurgence of the Hindu far right and Hindutva politics in India, as well as corresponding movements in Hindi cinema and media. From PK (2014) to the much anticipated, and delayed, Padma(a)vat(i) (2018), Bollywood and other forms of contemporary South Asian media have responded to the proliferation of right-wing Hindu ideologies in myriad, oftentimes contentious and frequently innovative ways.

Mise-en-scène Journal: Reviewers & Copyeditors Wanted (Volunteer)

Type: 
Call for Volunteers
Date: 
February 27, 2018
Location: 
British Columbia, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities, Popular Culture Studies, Teaching and Learning
Join the Mise-en-scène Editorial Team
 
Seeking Reviewers and Copyeditors

CFP “Other Souths on page and screen.” - Polish Journal for American Studies Special Issue

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 31, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Literature

Polish Journal for American Studies (PJAS) Special Issue:  “Other Souths on page and screen.”

CFP for ALA 2018: Surviving the Odds: Storytelling About War & Migration in East Africa

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 15, 2018
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Literature, Anthropology, Film and Film History

War and migration in eastern Africa often produce remarkable narratives from both adults and children alike. This panel will focus on the ways in which war and migration have impacted storytelling, in the form of folktales, novels, memoirs, and nonfiction, in eastern Africa. It will seek to understand what kinds of narratives are produced by both children and adults who are affected by conflict and displacement. What kinds of theoretical approaches can be used to analyze such texts?  What impact do such texts have on the global community?    

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