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The newly constituted Fairy Tales Area of the Popular Culture Association
invites submissions on any topic involving Fairy Tales for the 2009
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Convention, to
be held April 8-11 2009 at the New Orleans Marriott in New Orleans,
The Fairy Tales Area covers original fairy tales, (i.e. Straparola,
Perrault and Grimm, etc.), contemporary/re-envisioned Fairy Tales
(Datlow & Windling anthologies, The Fairy Tale series, novels, etc.), and
Jack Tales as well as films based on Fairy Tales.
Topics can include but are not limited to studies on the
morphology of Fairy tales; presentations using Structuralist, Feminist,
Marxist, Reader Response/ Reception Theory and Cultural Studies
criticism; Fairy Tales as Childrenâ€™s Literature; the history and
evolution of Fairy Tales; the cause and effects of the â€œDisneyficationâ€
of Fairy Tales; the use and value of Fairy Tales. I am interested in as
wide an array of papers as possible, so please do not hesitate to send a
submission on any Fairy Tale related subject.
Please send a 150-word abstract, with title and contact information
included, via email at the address listed below.
Emailed submissions can be sent either as a Word attachment or in the
body of the email.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: November 30th, 2008.
All abstracts will be acknowledged immediately and notified of their
status by December 15th, 2008.
Please donâ€™t hesitate to get in touch via email or phone if you have any
Linda J. Holland-Toll
Area Chair Fairy Tales (Popular Culture)
Department of Language and Literature
Mount Olive College
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