Posts Tagged "fandom"

Call for papers – Cultural Studies Journal

Posted on Oct 24, 2018 | 0 comments

From Celia Lam Call for papers for inclusion in proposal to Cultural Studies Journal Deadline: 30 November, 2018 Email: playfulencounters@nottingham.edu.cn In the now classic Homo Ludens, Huizinga situates ‘play’ as the foundation of culture – the point from which all human structures, ideas, and societies stem. Sutton-Smith’s The Ambiguity of Play posits an equally broad scope, with ‘play’ encompassing everything from the imaginary, the development of individual identity and passing on of traditions through rituals, power-plays in politics and war, fate and games of chance, and...

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Call for Papers – Stardom and Fandom

Posted on Oct 22, 2017 | 0 comments

Call for Papers – Stardom and Fandom Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) 39th Annual Conference, February 7-10, 2018 Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center Albuquerque, New Mexico http://www.southwestpca.org Proposal submission deadline: November 15, 2017   Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 39th annual SWPACA conference.  One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels.  For a full list of subject areas, area descriptions,...

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CFP Otherness and Transgression in Fan and Celebrity Studies

Posted on Jul 6, 2017 | 0 comments

Call for Papers Otherness: Essays and Studies 6.1 The peer-reviewed, open-access e-journal Otherness: Essays and Studies is now accepting submissions for its special issue: Otherness and Transgression in Fan and Celebrity Studies, Autumn 2017. Otherness: Essays and Studies publishes research articles from and across different scholarly disciplines that critically examine the concepts of otherness and alterity. We particularly appreciate dynamic cross-disciplinary study. The notions of otherness and transgression play an essential part in the cultural work and practices celebrities and...

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CFP: Textual Reception – Exploring Audiences’ Writing Practices from a Gender Perspective

Posted on Sep 30, 2016 | 0 comments

CFP: Textual Reception – Exploring Audiences’ Writing Practices from a Gender Perspective (special issue of Genre en séries / Gender in Series) Deadline for submissions: November 30, 2016 Full name / name of organization: Labex ICCA / IRCAV (Université Paris 3) Contact email: sebastien.francois@rocketmail.com CFP: Textual Reception – Exploring Audiences’ Writing Practices from a Gender Perspective (special issue of Genre en séries / Gender in Series) Whether through fan mail sent to celebrities and the popular press, critical pieces, derivative...

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CFP: Gods, Icons, and Idols: Stars from Hollywood and Beyond

Posted on Jun 1, 2016 | 0 comments

CFP: Gods, Icons, and Idols: Stars from Hollywood and Beyond An area of multiple panels for the 2016 Film & History Conference: Gods and Heretics: Figures of Power and Subversion in Film and Television October 26-October 30, 2016 The Milwaukee Hilton Milwaukee, WI (USA) DEADLINE for abstracts: July 15, 2016  Stars are like gods: Worshipped. Admired. Emulated. Since the early twentieth century, stars have been the major cinematic draw for audiences and fans alike, and are an integral part of the filmmaking process, from the formulation of scripts to production strategies. For...

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