CFP: MPCA/ACA: HUMOR and HORROR/SF/FANTASY

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You are invited to submit your presentation regarding humor AND/OR horror/sf/fantasy to the Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association annual meetings being held in Indianapolis, IN, at the Hyatt Regency, from Thursday through Sunday, October 4-7, 2018

Words To That Effect Ep14: Weird Fiction & H.P. Lovecraft

Season 2 of the literature and culture podcast, Words To That Effect, launches today with an exploration of weird fiction and the work of HP Lovecraft. I interview Dr Tim Jarvis, of the University of Bedfordshire, and we discuss everything from cuddly Cthulhu toys and internet memes, to Lovecraft's lasting legacy, to the most groundbreaking weird fiction being written today.

Deadline Approaching - Horror Comes Home (edited collection; abstracts 1/15/18)

CFP: Horror Comes Home

Deadline for abstracts; 1/15/18; Essays 8/1/18)

 

The horror genre in film and television is no stranger to images of home. As Carol Clover notes, most horror occurs within a “terrible place,” often a space that, in fact, represents home, transforming it from a refuge to a prison or a supernatural battleground.

Deadline Approaching - Horror Comes Home (edited collection; abstracts 1/15/18)

CFP: Horror Comes Home

Deadline for Abstracts: 1/15/18; Essays: 8/1/18

The horror genre in film and television is no stranger to images of home. As Carol Clover notes, most horror occurs within a “terrible place,” often a space that, in fact, represents home, transforming it from a refuge to a prison or a supernatural battleground.

Special Issue on “Frankenstein 200”

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Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities (www.rupkatha.com, E-ISSN 0975-2935, indexed/abstracted by Elsevier Scopus, ERIH PLUS, EBSCO, MLA etc) is inviting latest interdisciplinary research works on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1818) on the ocassion the completion of 200 years in 2018.

CFP: Horror Comes Home (anthology; abstracts 1/15/18)

CFP: Horror Comes Home

The horror genre in film and television is no stranger to images of home. As Carol Clover notes, most horror occurs within a “terrible place,” often a space that, in fact, represents home, transforming it from a refuge to a prison or a supernatural battleground.

Kids' Stuff in Contemporary Horror Films

The latest installment of American Childhoods presents a romp though childhood in horror films just in time for Halloween. In Kids Stuff in Contemporary Horror Films, horror scholar Karen Renner wonders why toys are so often so scary, and suggests the answer may lie in Freud's theory of the uncanny and show a haunted, rather than a cherished, view of childhood and the past. 

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