14.01.2016

CfP: Monster Studies and Pedagogy

A special topics session titled Monster Studies and Pedagogy slated for the 2016 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Regional Conference (RMMLA) will explore monsters in culture, literature, and media. Monster Studies is a growing sub-discipline within English and Cultural Studies. Some scholars have been incorporating monsters into their classrooms as a way to not only teach tenuous topics in a college classroom (e.g. sexism, racism, classism) but to engage students through a new, innovative topic.

CfP: Fantastic Materials

Paper proposals are now being accepted for a conference entitled Fantastic Materials: Things and the Workings of the Non-Real, to take place on the 7 & 8 July 2016 in Sosnowiec, Poland. The conference will be hosted by the Institute of English Cultures and Literatures of the University of Silesia.

Konf.: transmortale VII

Die Universität Hamburg (Institut für Volkskunde/Kulturanthropologie/Historisches Seminar) lädt zur transmortale VII – Neue Forschungen zum Thema Tod ein. Die Veranstaltung findet am 27. Februar 2016 im Museum/Zentralinstitut für Sepulkralkultur, Weinbergstr. 25-27, 34117 Kassel statt.

04.01.2016

CfP: UNApocalypse

Proposals are now being accepted for the 7th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English, titled UNApocalypse: Exploring Dystopianism in Texts to take place at The University of North Alabama from February 26-27, 2016.

23.12.2015

CfP: The Female Fantastic


Article proposals are invited for a collected volume on The Female Fantastic, 1860-1930: On the Gendered Supernatural in Texts by Women, edited by Dr. Elizabeth McCormick, Dr. Jennifer Mitchell, and Dr. Rebecca Soares.

CfP: Screening the Victorians in the Twenty-First Century

Article proposals are accepted for the upcoming 2017 special issue of The Neo-Victorian Studies Journal, focussing on the topic "Screening the Victorians in the Twenty-First Century".

15.12.2015

CfP: Kritik! GfM-Jahrestagung

Die Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Medienwissenschaft wir 2016 an der Freien Universität Berlin stattfinden. Zum Thema "Kritik!" können Vorschläge eingereicht werden.