CFP: Scene of the Crime: Setting in Modern Crime Fiction (Ireland) (3/23/07; 6/15/07-6/16/07)

full name / name of organization: 
John-gavin Scaggs
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for the second Interdisciplinary Conference of the Atlantic Alliance of =
Universities (NUI Galway, UL, UCC) Crime Genre Research Group on

The Scene of the Crime: Setting in Modern Crime Fiction

to be held at the=20

University of Limerick, 15-16 June 2007

Proposals are invited for papers which focus on the notion of physical, =
spatial, or geographical setting in the crime genre, in literature or in =
film, and from any language area (although papers must be delivered in =
English). Papers might explore the relationship between location and =
crime, the depiction of specific geographical locations, social and =
cultural 'spaces', historical crime fiction and physical change, the =
relationship between human subject and physical environment, policing =
and jurisdictions, or any consideration of the crime genre which focuses =
on spatial setting.

Papers will be welcomed from a range of disciplines, including (but not =
limited to) modern languages, history, geography, film studies, literary =
and cultural studies, sociology, and political science.

Abstracts (of 300 words maximum) should be sent to Dr Marieke =
Krajenbrink and Dr John Scaggs simultaneously to reach us no later than =
Friday 23 March 2007. Papers should be no more than twenty minutes in =

Dr Marieke Krajenbrink Dr John Scaggs
German Section Department of English
Department of Languages and Cultural Studies Mary Immaculate College
University of Limerick South Circular Road
Limerick Limerick =09
Ireland Ireland
e-mail: e-mail:
Tel: 061-202453 Tel: 061-204332

Dr John Scaggs,
Chairperson of the National Association for English Studies,
Department of English Language and Literature,
Mary Immaculate College,

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