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CFP - From Infinity to the Abyss: Gods and Monsters in Science Fiction Film

CALL FOR PAPERS An area of multiple panels for the 2016 Film & History Conference: Gods and Heretics: Figures of Power and Subversion in Film and Television October 26-October 30, 2016 The Milwaukee Hilton Milwaukee, WI (USA) DEADLINE for abstracts: June 1, 2016 AREA: From Infinity to the Abyss: Gods and Monsters in Science Fiction […]

CFP - Divine Horror: The Cinematic Battle Between the Sacred and the Supernatural

PROPOSAL DEADLINE EXTENDED: 3/15/16 Call for Contributors (Abstracts 3/15/16; Essays 8/15/16) Divine Horror: The Cinematic Battle Between the Sacred and the Supernatural (under contract) The struggle between good and evil is classic and as old as time; this struggle becomes iconic when one or both of the combatants is associated with the divine. From Rosemary’s […]

Call for Papers - Supernatural Cities: Exploring the Urban Mindscape

Supernatural Cities: Exploring the Urban Mindscape Saturday 30th April 2016 University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK Keynote Speaker: Professor Steve Pile, Open University Call for Papers: Where do urban supernatural stories and beliefs come from and why do they survive in our modern cities? What is it about the nature of the urban environment that encourages […]

Call for Papers: Promises of Monsters

Promises of Monsters 28-29th of April 2016 University of Stavanger, Norway   Confirmed keynote speakers: Professor Margrit Shildrick (Linköping University, Sweden) Assistant Professor Surekha Davies (Western Connecticut State University, US) Monsters are back, or perhaps they never went away. They haunt popular culture and social media. They lurk as images of dread and terror in politics, […]

Call for Papers: Characters of 'The Walking Dead'

In 2014 the Characters of The Walking Dead book project began. The co-editors received several submissions, but the project encountered difficulties. A new co-editor has joined the project, and we are now issuing a new call for papers in the hopes of receiving additional submissions to fill in the blanks in character treatment. Of particular […]

Call for Papers: Reframing Science Fiction

Call for Papers - Reframing Science Fiction: A One Day Conference on the Art of Science Fiction 21 March 2016 Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QU Keynote speakers: Dr Jeannette Baxter (Anglia Ruskin University) and Dr Paul March-Russell (University of Kent) From William Blake and John Martin to Glenn Brown and The Otolith […]

CFP: "Expanding the Scope of Horror" - special journal issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

"Expanding the Scope of Horror"; special journal issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities Humanities Education and Research Association Fall 2016: Expanding the Scope of Horror Guest Editors: Edmund Cueva and William Novak The proposed set of essays and book reviews would have as its main objective to offer a new practical model for research and analysis as […]

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 […]

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