CFPs: Buffy and the Bible, myth and fandom, fantasy blogs, Tropical Gothic

Some exciting calls for papers and articles:

1. Buffy and the Bible conference, University of Sheffield, 4-5 July 2019, deadline 18 March 2019

SIIBS and Sheffield Gothic are delighted to announce a two day interdisciplinary conference: ‘Buffy and the Bible’ which will take place at the University of Sheffield on 4-5th July 2019. Part of the Gothic Bible Project, and following our inaugural Gothic Bible conference in 2017 (which you can read all about here) ‘Buffy and the Bible’ will take the hit show Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003) as a case study to interrogate the relationship between religion and popular culture, and we welcome papers and posters that explore this theme in any aspect of the Buffyverse (see the Call For Papers below for more details).

2. Articles sought for Monumenta Mythica: A Journal of Modern Myths, Legends, & Folklore, deadline 15 January 2019

The myths, legends, and folklore of the world are both timeless and timely, giving context to the courses of nations and meaning to personal moments. They are reenacted in formal tableaux and reified in cosplay. They inform our religions and our television. They are us.

Monumenta Mythica, a new, online, peer-reviewed, open access journal from the Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association, is pleased to publish this Call for Papers (see below for German and Spanish). We also accept reviews of works relevant to the fields of Monumenta Mythica as well as short documentary films. The field is broadly construed and may include, but is not limited to:

3. Bloggers on fantasy sought for the Tor.com website:

Writers wanted! The Tor.com blog is looking for fantasy experts to contribute in-depth essays, commentary, and analysis of your favorite books, authors, and series.

4. CFP: Tropical Gothic special issue of eTropic: Electronic Journal of Studies in the Tropics, deadline 30 December 2018

 

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