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2nd call for submissions: "The Paranormal and Popular Culture"

Previously, a call for submissions was issued for a proposed volume, but we need a few more good abstracts to complete the volume. With this second call for submissions we are are looking for proposals for essays to be included in an edited volume entitled The Paranormal and Popular Culture. Academic writers and independent scholars […]

Call for Papers - Fortean Approaches to the Study of Religion

Callf or Papers -Fortean Approaches to the Study of Religion Edited by Jack Hunter(Doctoral Candidate, Dept. Archaeology & Anthropology, University of Bristol) Overview: Over the course of four intriguing books (The Book of the Damned (1919), New Lands (1925), Lo! (1931), and Wild Talents (1932), Charles Hoy Fort meticulously collected hundreds of accounts of anomalous […]

Call for Papers: Sonic Horror

Sound is arguably one of the most fear-provoking aspects of horror. Ghost stories and horror films employ sonic tropes such as creaking floor boards, sudden loud thumps, or ephemeral children's choirs in order to enhance suspense through the evocation of unseen terror. "The spectre of sound", as Kevin Donnelly has called it, creeps up on […]

Call for submissions: "The Paranormal and Popular Culture"

We are currently accepting proposals for essays for an edited volume entitled "The Paranormal and Popular Culture." Academic writers and independent scholars are invited to submit proposals spanning the wide range of topics on pop culture and the paranormal, and their connection to religion, including reflections on the full panoply of extraordinary beings (e.g. vampires, […]

Call for Papers - ‘The Company of Wolves’: Sociality, Animality, and Subjectivity in Literary and Cultural Narratives—Werewolves, Shapeshifters, and Feral Humans

‘The Company of Wolves’: Sociality, Animality, and Subjectivity in Literary and Cultural Narratives — Werewolves, Shapeshifters, and Feral Humans Conference, University of Hertfordshire, Sept 3rd-5th 2015: Call for Papers and Panels Wolves have long been the archetypal enemy of human company, preying on the unguarded boundaries of civilisation, threatening the pastoral of ideal sociality and […]

Call for Presentations - Monstrous Geographies: Places and Spaces of Monstrosity

  Sunday 22nd March – Tuesday 24th March 2015, Lisbon, Portugal Call for Presentations This inter- and multidisciplinary conference focuses on the relationship between the monstrous and the geographic. We welcome proposals by academics, teachers, independent researchers, students, artists, NGOs and anyone interested in manifestations of monstrosity in space. Possible topics may include topics as […]

Call for Papers - Daughters of Fangdom: A Conference on Women and the Television Vampire

Courtesy of Open Graves, Open Minds Daughter of Fangdom: A Conference on Women and the Television Vampire 18 April 2015 The University of Roehampton London Following the success of TV Fangdom: A Conference on Television Vampires in 2013, the organisers announce a follow-up one-day conference, Daughter of Fangdom: A Conference on Women and the Television […]

Call for Submissions - "Paranormal Pop: Religion, Pop Culture, and the Supernatural"

Call for Submissions ROTHCO Press is accepting proposals for essays for an edited volume tentatively titled Paranormal Pop: Religion, Pop Culture, and the Supernatural, to be published in Summer 2015. Academic writers and independent scholars are invited to submit proposals spanning the wide range of topics on pop culture and the paranormal, and their connection […]

Call for Papers: Additional chapters needed for "Characters of 'The Walking Dead'"

CALL FOR PAPERS ON "CHARACTERS OF THE WALKING DEAD" This volume is currently under contract with McFarland & Company Inc. Publishers and is co-edited by Kim Paffenroth and John Morehead. As the title indicates, we are seeking chapter submissions that focus on the characters of The Walking Dead television series and uses the characters as […]

Call For Papers: Science Fiction and the Bible (ISBL/EABS 2014)

The research group "Science Fiction and the Bible" meets for the second time at ISBL/EABS in Vienna (July 6th-10th). We invite proposals for papers which engage with the possibilities of discussing biblical literature informed by Science Fiction (SF) or closely related genres. Proposals for papers are invited that apply specific works, tropes, or theories from […]

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