Sous la direction de Sándor Kálai et Jacques Migozzi
Regards croisés sur la culture médiatique européenne [Texte intégral]
La première phase de la culture médiatique en Hongrie (1840-1920) [Texte intégral]
Les cultures populaires (hongroises) aux XIXe et XXe siècles [Texte intégral]
Incidence des supports dans les mutations des imaginaires sériels [Texte intégral] Le cas d’Eichler et des dime novels européens
De l’importance des guerres importées [Texte intégral] Incidences des romans, films et BD de guerre venus d’ailleurs
Edited by Martha Kuhlman and José Alaniz, Leuven University Press, 2020
Bringing together the work of an array of North American and European scholars, this collection highlights a previously unexamined area within global comics studies. It analyses comics from countries formerly behind the Iron Curtain like East Germany, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania, Yugoslavia, and Ukraine, given their shared history of WWII and Communism. In addition to situating these graphic narratives in their national and subnational contexts, Comics of the New Europe pays particular attention to transnational connections along the common themes of nostalgia, memoir, and life under Communism. The essays offer insights into a new generation of European cartoonists that looks forward, inspired and informed by traditions from Franco-Belgian and American comics, and back, as they use the medium of comics to reexamine and reevaluate not only their national pasts and respective comics traditions but also their own post-1989 identities and experiences. Continuer la lecture de Parution : Comics of the New Europe. Reflections and Intersections
To talk about the crime genre—as opposed to detective or spy or noir fiction—is to recognise the comprehensiveness of a category that speaks to and contains multiple sub-genres and forms (Ascari, 2007). In this volume, we want to uncover the ways in which the crime genre, in all of its multiple guises, forms and media/transmedia developments, has investigated and interrogated the concealed histories and political underpinnings of national and supranational societies and institutions in Europe, particularly after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989.
La Comune di Parigi e l’Europa della Comunità? Briciole di immagini e di idee per un ritorno della Commune de Paris (1871)
Elements, Studi culturali, 2019, 144pp., € 12,00
Ce livre est un pari, c’est une sorte de corde tendue entre deux moments-monuments différents de notre histoire moderne : deux moments que nous avons célébré et nous allons célébrer, à savoir le Traité de Rome, 1957, et la Commune de Paris, 1871. Il s’agit d’un fil quasi invisible et extensible sur lequel l’auteur, comme un saltimbanque, essaie de marcher d’avant en arrière, récupérant un certain nombre de correspondances imaginaires et idéales entre la Commune de Paris et la Communauté européenne. Ce sont des miettes d’images et d’idées qui tentent d’« inventer » – entre quelques notes utopiques et un caillou dans la chaussure – un retour de la Commune. Continuer la lecture de Parution: Luciano Curreri – La Comune di Parigi e l’Europa della Comunità? Briciole di immagini e di idee per un ritorno della Commune de Paris (1871)
CFP : EURONOIR : Producers, distributors and audiences of European crime narratives
Colloque du 30 Septembre au 2 Octobre 2019, Aalborg University
Avant le 30 avril : Submissions are welcome as open call papers and pre-constituted panels.
Submit your proposal (max 300 words) to through this website:
Although a widely popular genre for over a century, crime narratives are presently experiencing an unprecedented popularity all across Europe. In the fields of literature and television, we are witnessing a deluge of episodes and series utilizing crime and violence as a central source of inspiration. Reaching into the shadows of societal construction, these narratives do more than simply fascinate readers and viewers with fantasies of extreme brutality; at best, they express a remarkable tension in social engagement worthy of a critical and scholarly response. More than any other narrative genre, the crime genre has proven able to travel across the European continent and beyond, becoming a vehicle for cultural exchange and debate (Nestingen 2008).
As a result, the generic concept noir is now common among producers, distributors and audiences of crime fiction, and increasingly noir narratives have been located in recognizable places and regions across Europe. Several labels have been coined in order to identify different strands of EURONOIR by means of geographical qualifiers such as Mediterranean, Tartan, Catalan, Nordic etc. (Hansen, Turnbull and Peacock 2018). Besides evoking transborder cultural exchange, crime narratives are today a strategic means in European place branding on local, regional, national and transnational levels of communication.Continuer la lecture de Appel : euronoir
CFP: EUPOP 2018
Charles University, Prague, July 24th – 26th, 2018
Extended deadline: April 12th 2018
Individual paper and panel contributions are welcomed for the seventh annual international conference of the European Popular Culture Association (EPCA), to be held at the Charles University, Prague (Celetná 20), July 24th – 26th, 2018.
EUPOP 2018 will explore European popular culture in all its various forms. This includes, but is by no means limited to, the following topics: European Film (past and present), Television, Music, Costume and Performance, Celebrity, The Body, Fashion, New Media, Popular Literature and Graphic Novels, Queer Studies, Sport, Curation, and Digital Culture. A special emphasis this year will be on the idea of European Identity in all its diversity.
Papers and Complete Panels for all strands will be subject to peer review. Proposals for individual presentations must not exceed 20 minutes in length, and those for panels limited to 90 minutes. In the latter case, please provide a short description of the panel along Continuer la lecture de Appel : EUPOP 2018
Luciano Curreri (a cura di)
L’Europa vista da Istanbul. Mimesis (1946) e la ricostruzione intellettuale di Erich Auerbach
Roma, luca sossella editore, 2012, 96 pp.
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(Re)Locating the Frontier
International Western Films (publication)
Cinematic representations of the North American West, from the silent era to the present, have played an important role in one of the United States’ core cinematic genres and in the viewing lives of generations of North Americans. The Western tradition, however, with its well-worn tropes, readily identifiable characters, iconic landscapes, and evocative soundtracks, is not limited to the United States. Western, or Western-inspired films have played a part in the output of numerous national film traditions, including Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, and Latin America. Considerations of these films, however, have been decidedly U.S.-centric, with discussions of international Westerns typically limited to a small number of Eurowesterns and their directors.
This collection of essays seeks to broaden the scholarly conversation about Westerns by considering films beyond the Hollywood and Spaghetti Western traditions. The editors seek contributions that address a wide range of international Westerns, including their significance, meanings, and reception in their the national industries which gave them form. How do Westerns not made in the U.S. use the genre for their own purposes? Through what innovations or adaptations is that achieved? In what ways do these films challenge or support the idea of national literatures and cinemas? How do their narratives negotiate nation, narrative, genre, and their intersection?
Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
• El Topo and the Mexican Weird West
• Filming The Devil’s Backbone: The Border Frontier
• Genre Mash-ups in Asian Westerns: Dynamite Warrior
• The Good, the Bad, and the Samurai Tradition
• Sounds of the Frontier: Eurowestern Soundtracks
• Eurowestern Film Cycles: Django Rides
• Exploring the Ostern: White Sun of the Desert
• Karl May on Screen: The German Frontier Tradition
• Her Majesty’s West: Carry On, Cowboy
• Sholay and Frontier Independence
• The “Northern”: Hollywood North, or Something Else?
Please note: Essays dealing with the Spaghetti Western tradition should approach it from a fresh perspective, not yet represented in the substantial scholarly literature.
Acceptance will be contingent upon the contributors’ ability to meet these deadlines, and to deliver professional-quality work.
Aug 15, 2012 – Deadline for Abstracts
September 30, 2012 – Notification of Acceptance Decisions
Feb 1, 2013 – Chapter Drafts Due
April 30, 2013 – Chapter Revisions Due
May 30, 2013 – Final Revisions Due
July 1, 2013 – Delivery to Publisher
Please submit your abstracts of 500-1000 words and a brief (1-page) CV via email to both of the editors by August 15, 2012:
EPOP est un projet abondé par la Commission Européenne, qui met en réseau 4 universités (Bologne, Limoges, Leyden, Louvain), une vingtaine de chercheurs, associés dans l’élaboration d’un musée virtuel, d’une base de données, d’un livre-catalogue et d’une exposition itinérante. En savoir plus (in english): EPOP final Newsletter #14-15