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CFP: Shame, Gender, and Cultural Capital: The Problems of Reading and Writing Fan Fiction

This is a call for participants for a Fan Studies panel at PCA 2016. We’d like to put together a diverse group of speakers, ideally acafans who are also active in their fandoms and aware of the intersectional issues that occur when it comes to responses to fannish reading and writing. 231 more words

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TCU favored in all 12 games; Trevone Boykin is Heisman choice

TCU is favored to win every football game this season, quarterback Trevone Boykin is the Heisman Trophy favorite and the Horned Frogs are nearly a 20-point favorite to whip Texas, according to oddsmakers in Las Vegas. 385 more words

Sports

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 text, and across media platforms and/or cultures of production and reception. 596 more words

Conferences/Journals

Texts and Contexts: The Cultural Legacies of Ada Lovelace. 8th December 2015

“That brain of mine is more than merely mortal; as time will show.”

A workshop for graduate students and early career researchers

Tuesday 8th December 2015… 476 more words

Call For Papers

Call for Papers: New Directions in Imperial Labour History

Call for Papers: New Directions in Imperial Labour History

Gareth Curless and Yann Beliard

The European Labour History Network is hosting its first conference at the University of Turin from 14-16 December 2015. 696 more words

Imperial & Global History

CFP: Journal of Fandom Studies special issue on ethics in fan studies

SPECIAL ISSUE ON ETHICS IN FAN STUDIES CALL FOR PAPERS

In November 2014 an article by Adrienne Evans and Mafalda Stasi appeared in Participations calling for us as a field to consider whether a unified methodology is necessary or desirable for the field. 226 more words

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CfP: #Reading. Traditional Concepts of Literary Reception and their Transformation in the Digital Age. Göttingen, 29 Sept - 1 Oct 2016

This CfP was sent to us by Elisabeth Böker, Göttingen:

In the wake of the ›Digital Revolution‹ the traditional concepts of ›reading‹ and ›readers‹ are challenged: The long-established cultural technique evolves into ›Social Reading‹, the passive consumer into an active ›prosumer‹. 696 more words

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