CFP: [Theory] Crime and the Boundaries of Genre

full name / name of organization: 
Gwenda young
contact email: 
corkcrime@gmail.com

Con(tra)vention: Crime and the Boundaries of Genre

to be held at the

University College Cork, 26-27 June 2009

Proposals are invited for papers which focus on issues of contamination,
cross-fertilization or hybridization of the crime genre, in its literary
and screen manifestations, by other narrative forms, such as historical
narrative, social and/or political commentary, science fiction, ‘true
crime’, computer games, etc. Papers may refer to any language area,
although, in the interest of interdisciplinary debate, they must be
delivered in English.

Papers will be welcomed from a range of disciplines, including (but not
limited to) modern languages, film studies, literary and cultural
studies, gender studies, history, geography, sociology, and political
science.
University College Cork, 26-27 June 2009

Proposals are invited for papers which focus on issues of contamination,
cross-fertilization or hybridization of the crime genre, in its literary
and screen manifestations, by other narrative forms, such as historical
narrative, social and/or political commentary, science fiction, ‘true
crime’, computer games, etc. Papers may refer to any language area,
although, in the interest of interdisciplinary debate, they must be
delivered in English.

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

Abstracts (of 300 words maximum) and a short biography should be sent to
corkcrime_at_gmail.com to reach us no later than Friday, 27 February
2009.
Papers should be no more than twenty minutes in length

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cfp categories: 
theory