CFP: Supernatural Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (11/1/18; 2/20-23/2019)

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 20, 2019 to February 23, 2019
Location: 
New Mexico, United States
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Cultural History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Film and Film History

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Area chairs of the Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (http://southwestpca.org) invite paper or panel proposals on any topic related to the CW television series Supernatural.

 

Join us for the 40h Annual Southwest Popular / American Culture Association Conference, February 20-23, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
 

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2018.


Any and all topics will be considered, although we especially encourage proposals on:

  • Narrative Structure

  • Genre conventions

  • Fandom/Fan culture

  • Representations of socioeconomic class, gender & sexuality, and race & ethnicity

  • Representations of myth, religion, and (urban) legend

  • Uses of violence

  • Music in the show

  • The series’ response to/engagement with metatextuality and/or fandom

  • The series longevity/influence


Submit 250-word paper or 500 word panel proposals to the 2018 SWPACA Presenter Database at http://register.southwestpca.org/southwestpca.

 

For questions: Erin Giannini, egiannini37@gmail.com


More about the SWPACA:

Graduate students who present papers in the Area are eligible to apply for the Richard Tuerk “Out of This World” Paper Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy. See http://southwestpca.org/conference/graduate-student-awards/

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