Call for papers

Call for Papers: February 21st 2021
Acceptance note: March 1st 2021
 
Papers discussing the following topics will be accepted:
 
  • Critical theory on spectrology, haunting and ghosts
  • Cinema and visual arts that incorporate or relate to ghosts, zombies or dead people
  • Spaces of liminality in cinema and contemporary art
  • Artworks that use spectrology, haunting and ghosts as means to speak trauma
  • Alternative uses of narrative dealing with these “in-between” states
  • How certain images haunt the historical present
  • Uncovering archives

 

Guidelines for submissions:
  • All abstracts must be submitted and presented in English.
  • The proposals should be comprised of an abstract (about 300 words), a biographical note (about 100 words), 4-6 keywords and contact and affiliation information of the author(s);
  • The proposals should be sent in a single word document (.doc or .docx);
  • All submissions should be sent to springseminar.arts@porto.ucp.pt.

 

The evaluation of the proposals will follow a double-blinded peer-review process.