Tag Archives: popular culture

Call For Papers: Transnational Monstrosity in Popular Culture

Saturday 3rd June 2017, York St John University This one-day conference will explore the figure of the monster in transnational popular culture, across cinema, television, games, comics and literature, as well as through fandoms attached to global monster cultures. It … Continue reading

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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: Shakespeare in Modern Popular Culture

International Symposium – Arras, Université d’Artois, FRANCE – June 15-17, 2016 Convenors : Guillaume Winter (Université d’Artois), Vincent Roger (Institut Catholique de Lille), Julie Assouly (Université d’Artois). Symposium organized by Textes & Cultures (Université d’Artois, EA 4028) and Laboratoire Pluridisciplinaire … Continue reading

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CFP: “Let’s Hear It For The Girls”: Girlhood, Media and Popular Culture, 1990-present

Saturday 12th March 2016 – University of Warwick From Susanna Kaysen’s Girl, Interrupted (1993) and Anita Harris’s All About the Girl: Culture, Power, and Identity(2004) to the Gilmore Girls (2000-2007) and Katniss Everdeen – The Hunger Games’ ‘Girl on Fire’ … 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 Company of Wolves: only ten days left to submit and actually walk with wolves!!

Originally posted on Open Graves, Open Minds:
Following my post yesterday where I lamented the last wolf and talked about Maggie Stiefvater’s ‘Wolves of Mercy Falls’  Shiver books, Radio 4 today featured a discussion of this very topic – in…

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