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Media, Culture & Society


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 26, 2016 - 5:21pm


Media, Culture & Society
March 2016; Vol. 38, No. 2
Original Articles
Football on television: how has coverage of the Cup Finals in Norway changed from 1961 to 1995?
Mona Kristin Solvoll

Ratings, the state and globalization: the politics of television audience measurement in Israel
Jerome Bourdon and Nahuel Ribke

TV-centrism and politicisation in Italy: obstacles to new media development and pluralism
Alessio Cornia

News translation: global or cosmopolitan connections?
Esperanza Bielsa

 

Special Issue: Reiterating the Canadian West


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 26, 2016 - 5:17pm


Cultural Studies <=> Critical Methodologies
Special Issue: Reiterating the Canadian West
February 2016; Vol. 16, No. 1
Introduction
Reiterating the Canadian West: Introduction
Brian Rusted

Articles
“Finding” Payepot’s Moccasins: Disrupting Colonial Narratives of Place
Tobias Sperlich and Lace Marie Brogden

Enacting Civility Through Comic Opera; or, Nation, Race, and Ned McGowan’s War
Heather Davis-Fisch

What a Man: Portrayals of Masculinity and Race in Calgary Stampede Ephemera
Susan L. Joudrey

Performing the Canadian West: Chuckwagons, Cowgirls, and New Westerns

 

2016 James P. Danky Fellowship


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 24, 2016 - 12:27pm


2016 James P. Danky Fellowship
Applications are due May 1.

In honor of James P. Danky's long service to print culture scholarship, the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture, in conjunction with the Wisconsin Historical Society, is again offering its annual short-term research fellowship (http://www.slis.wisc.edu/chpcdanky.htm).

 

Call for Submissions Journal of Veterans Studies April 30, 2016


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 21, 2016 - 5:51pm


Call for Submissions Journal of Veterans Studies April 30, 2016
full name / name of organization:
Journal of Veterans Studies
contact email:
mgrohow@gmail.com
The Journal of Veterans Studies invites submissions for its inaugural issue Summer 2016

Journal Focus and Scope

 

On Teaching Stories


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 20, 2016 - 6:20pm


Last night, I was messaging a friend about my class today. With the right friend, you think differently about everything that matters.

...

Tomorrow, I teach "The Things They Carried" in my class. It's a story about Vietnam. It's a book of stories, really; the title of the book is the title of the first story.
It's a story about what soldiers carry with them -- the 85 pounds of equipment they carried into war, and the psychological stresses that they brought with them into the war, as well as the psychological scars the war created in them.

 

RSQ invites proposals for the 2017 Special Issue


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 19, 2016 - 2:00pm


RSQ invites proposals for the 2017 special issue—a themed publication developed by a Guest Editor to help the journal set the intellectual agenda in rhetorical studies, to encourage focused statements on timely topics in rhetorical studies by scholars working in related areas, to attract participation by top scholars, and to stimulate scholarly activity within the RSA, such as pre-conference colloquia, convention sessions, or RSA workshops.

 

Cogent Arts and Humanities – Call for Papers


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 19, 2016 - 1:45pm


Cogent Arts and Humanities – Call for Papers

Special issue: *Video games and the 1980s*

Guest editors: Alex Wade and Nick Webber

Deadline for submissions: 8 February 2016

http://explore.cogentoa.com/call-for-special-issues/video-games-and-the-...

*/Cogent Arts & Humanities/
welcomes submissions to
a special collection of articles exploring video games and the 1980s.*

Video games truly entered the public consciousness in the 1980s. From
arcade machines in supermarkets to microcomputers used for bedroom

 

CSSR!


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 19, 2016 - 1:22pm


CSSR 2016 CONFERENCE :
CALL FOR PROPOSALS SCÉR 2016 :
APPEL À COMMUNICATIONS
Due January 10, 2016 Extended : Feb. 13
Date-limite 10 janvier 2016
Canadian Society for the Study of Rhetoric (CSSR)
Société Canadienne pour l’Étude de la Rhétorique (SCÉR)
University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada, May 31 – June 2, 2016

 

In Media Res - Philosophy and Media


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 19, 2016 - 1:11pm


In Media Res - Philosophy and Media

This week's In Media Res theme focus is Philosophy and Media (January 18 - 22).

Monday, January 18, 2016 - Paul Boshears (European Graduate School) presents: Confucian Philosophy in Cormac McCarthy'sThe Road

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - Brandon Niezgoda (Drexel University) presents: Far From Unwitting: The Philosophy of, and in, the Work of Mumblecore

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - Bernd Herzogenrath (Goethe Universität) presents: In Res Medii: A [materialist] Filmphilosophy of the Matter-Image

 

Gerard Hauser Research Award - Submission Deadline January 15


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 16, 2016 - 4:25pm


If your acceptance is for an individual proposal AND you are a graduate student, then your acceptance is also an invitation to submit your completed paper for consideration for a Gerard Hauser Research Award.

At least three awardees will receive a $100 travel award and free registration at the conference, and their presentations will be featured in the conference program.