CFP: Whedonverses: Creators and SWPACA (11/1/18; 2/20-23/2019)

deadline for submissions: 
November 1, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 


CFP: Whedonverses: Creators and  SWPACA (11/1/15=8; 2/20-23/2019)

The Whedonverses Area chair of the Southwest Popular / American Culture Association ( invite paper or panel proposals on any topic related to the works of Joss Whedon and other creators within the Whedonverse.

 Join us for the 37th 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, and insights into Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and Firefly are always welcome, but Whedon’s body of work continues to expand, and we encourage proposals on:

  • Whedon’s work in the Marvel ‘verse, including Astonishing X-Men, The Avengers, and Avengers: Age of Ultron.
  • The Whedonverse comics, from Fray on
  • Much Ado about Nothing
  • The Cabin in the Woods
  • Dollhouse

Moreover, we're interested in work by other writers within the Whedonverse--e.g. Drew Goddard, Jane Espenson, Marti Noxon, etc.--within and beyond the Whedonverse.

Submit 250-word paper or 500 word panel proposals to the 2019 SWPACA Presenter Database at Choose the area “Whedonverses: Creators and Texts”

For questions: Susan Fanetti,

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

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