CFP: Evil Queens in Lit, TV, and Film (5/26/06; PCAS/ACAS, 10/5/06-10/7/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Kenny Rutherford
contact email: 
waterfowlguy2002@yahoo.com

“Monster Queens” in Literature, Television, and Film
   
   "Monster Queens” may be any female rulers associated with monsters or monstrosity. Whether they be literal monsters, non-human, or humans with monstrous inner natures, thus metaphorical ones (examples of “monster queens” might include Akasha, Queen of the Vampires, in Anne Rice’s Queen of the Damned or Bavmorda, in George Lucas's Willow ), monstrous or “monster queens” figure significantly in our literature and popular culture. Topics related to these characters might include the following issues or areas: androgyny, femininity, gender and power, female appropriation of male roles, and ruler-subject relations.
   
  Session, Chair Kenneth Rutherford

                
         ==========================================================
              From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List
                        CFP_at_english.upenn.edu
                         Full Information at
                     http://cfp.english.upenn.edu
         or write Jennifer Higginbotham: higginbj_at_english.upenn.edu
         ==========================================================
Received on Fri Apr 21 2006 - 11:07:48 EDT

cfp categories: 
gender_studies_and_sexuality