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CFP: Monsters and Monstrosity in 21st-Century Film and Television

Monsters and Monstrosity in 21st-Century Film and Television Cristina Artenie (Universitas Press) and Ashley Szanter (Weber State University) Starting from the premise that monsters/monstrosity allow for the (dis)placement of anxieties that contemporary social mores do not otherwise sanction in the … Continue reading

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CFP: Adaptation, Awards Culture, and the Value of Prestige

Adaptation studies has recently grown into a vibrant, wide-ranging field of study. Scholars in literary, media, and cultural studies have used the concepts of adaptation and intertextuality to explore how content negotiates the transition from text to image, image to … Continue reading

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CFP: Fan Phenomena: The Twilight Saga

Chapter proposals for the next edition in the Fan Phenomena series, “Fan Phenomena: The Twilight Saga” are still being sought in several key areas. The Fan Phenomena books explore the greatest pop culture stories of our time. The Twilight Saga’s … Continue reading

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CFP: Hammer Film Productions: A Laboratory for Modern Horror

June 10-12, 2015. Organizing committee: Gilles Menegaldo, Université de Poitiers, gilles.menegaldo@univ-poitiers.fr ; Anne-Marie Paquet-Deyris, Université Paris Ouest,, apaquet-deyris@u-paris10.fr, Mélanie Boissonneau, Université Paris 3/IRCAV, boissonneau.m@gmail.com Venues: Wednesday 10 June : Université Paris Ouest Nanterre, Thursday 11 June : Université Paris 3- … Continue reading

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From Deerstalker Hat to Black Wool Overcoat: Timelessness in Sherlock Holmes’ Speculative Stories and Drama

Originally posted on The Spectatorial:
This review contains spoilers. BBC’s Sherlock is  my favorite TV series. The 2012 reboot of the Victorian detective solving mysterious crimes retains the curious aura of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s story. Brain-twisting crime plots, breathtaking…

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CFP E-Gothic: Assemblage and Anxiety in the Networked World

Editors: Neil McRobert, Rebecca Duncan and Shannon Rollins This edited collection will explore and interrogate the Internet as a new, crucial medium for the culture of terror. The  ‘web’ is an anarchic zone in which new possibilities for the curation … Continue reading

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Academics Wanted: Edited Collection on Marvel Cinematic Universe

As one of the biggest and most successful film franchises of all time, Marvel’s approach to developing an interconnected film universe has seemingly revolutionized the way superhero films are being made. Creating a shared universe with elements that crossover and … Continue reading

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